The Jourdanton Mighty Indian Band traveled to Fredericksburg on September 27th to compete in the Annual Hill Country Marching Festival. They competed in class 4A, along with other 4A bands. The band competed with their show “Tragic” which is the love story of Romeo and Juliet. They got awarded the captions of Outstanding Drum major and Outstanding Color guard. They also won 2nd place in their class. The band is very proud of there not so tragic performance, and is going to compete at the region contest in Hondo on the 18th of October.
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On Wednesday, September 21, 2014 the Jourdanton FFA went to the Peeler Ranch to compete in the Wintergarden District Invitational CDE’s contest. Members who participated in Chapter Farmer Plant Identification were Bailey Burkholder, Ian Hons, Jared Meyer, and Samantha Muckleroy. Competing in Greenhand Plant Identification were Laney Korus, Bailey Jones, Molly Netardus, Brooke Vyvlecka, and Hailey Wilkins. Out of 87 students competing, Korus earned her spot as third high individual and Wilkins came in fourth.
Justin Dorroh, Mathew Elmore, Lane Lanier, Justin Meyer, Chase Murphy, Rhett Smoot, Will Soward, and Zachary Vyvlecka competed in the Range Judging competition. Meyer topped off the Range Judging competition as he received first highest individual and Lanier came in a close second only three points away from Meyer. Murphy also succeeded at earning fourth highest individual out of the 36 members competing.
Members who competed in the Land Evaluation competition were Marissa Muckleroy, Jordan Rankin, Mikala Shelton, Nicole Wells, Cheyenne Northcut, and Vicente Zamora. “We did really well this year,” comments Shelton. Shelton was correct as she was rewarded fifth highest individual and her team finshed in second place.
Kloe Burris, Kathryn Klumb, Brandon Jenkins, Devin Vasquez, Justice Durham, Sydney Higginbotham, and Hiland Thornton competed in the Chapter Farmer Homesite Evaluation competition. Burris did very well finishing as the second highest individual with Vasquez coming in a close fourth. Flav Baeza, Matthew Bray, Savanah Bronstad, and Taylor Rankin competed in the Greenhand Range Evaluation competition. The Greenhand Range team beat all the competition as their team finished in first place with Bray earning first highest individual, Rankin receiving second, Baeza coming in fourth, and Bronstad finishing in fifth.
The Jourdanton FFA is looking forward to having a very successful fall CDE season. They will compete at the Area CDE competition on Wednesday, October 1st, in Sinton.
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Company J is the name is of Jourdanton’s theatre group. The group is currently working on a play by Heather McDonald known as The Rivers and Ravines. The production takes place in eastern Colorado where agricultural workers go bankrupt after a bad investment. Each character role is played by multiple cast members due to their large size, leading to multiple production nights with a different cast each night. The following cast members play the following roles: John- Robert Kinsel, Keith Harlan; Tess- Adrianna Garcia, Devin Kaiser, Ashley Meyers; Ray- Nick Gonzalez, Baker Livingston; Ethlyn- Emily Nixon, Allison Matocha, Kendyl Estrada; Winona- Taylor Schuster; Caleb- Toby Seeny, Wyatt Martinp; Wordy- Wesley Gaither, Phillip Hudson; Maudaline- Abby Lum, Gabby Gonzalez; Director- Kendall Brashear, Phillip Herrera; Reporter- Chris Wasylciw; Cameraman- Jacob Fanno; Emil, the Fifth- Matthew Quiroga; Carl- Joseph Ortiz; Ted- Jacob Fanno; Ginny- Brynlee Teague; Alice- Amanda Seiffert, Makenzie Griffin, Sarah Gilson; Bill- Victor Gonzalez; Auctioneer- Victor Gonzalez; Molly- Gillian Hijar, Alexis Moore. The production will be finished and performed at a later date to be announced towards winter.
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This past week the Indian band had practice from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for Saturday’s football game. The band is preparing for pre UIL the following week. The band is working hard to make it to area this year for marching contest. The band parents provided lunch for the band students Saturday after they learned the last sets of the marching show Tragic. The band spent an two hour ride going to support the football players. The band is ready for UIL contest in Hondo, and be sure to go and support the Jourdanton Indian Band as they take the field at Hondo.
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The JV and Varsity cross country teams competed at the UTSA meet in San Antonio on Saturday, September 20, 2014. For the Varsity girls Kaitlin Hindes placed 9th. The other girls to compete on Varsity were Debora Plascencia, Kylar Guzman, Gabby Gonzales, Eleni Guajardo, and Brenda Cruz. The girls to compete on JV were Tristian Garcia and Sarah Daughtry. Kyle Zuhlke competed on for the boy’s JV. Jacob Fanno also attended the meet, but was unable to compete due to an injury prior to the event. For the Varsity boys Matthew Quiroga, Michael Kendrick, Robert Kinsel, Brandon Lilly, and Matthew Bray competed on Saturday.
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This past Saturday part of our student body decided to have an uncommon pep rally. Since the football game was going to be played on a Saturday we could not have our typical school day gathering. The pep rally was ran by the senior Class President Kloe Burris. The pep rally was held at Argent Court a nursing home. All of the football team was there and part of The Jourdanton Mighty Indian Band.
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Hey everybody! It’s Homecoming Week! In order to get into the Homecoming “Spirit,” each day of the week has a theme for students and staff to dress up. The themes for each day are:
Monday: Nerd Day
Tuesday: Disney/ Movie Character Day
Wednesday: 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 70’s,80’s (Back in Time)
Thursday: Color War Day: Freshmen (Yellow), Sophomore (Purple), Juniors (Blue), Seniors (Black)
Friday: Red Out Day
Show your support for our Indians this week as they take on the Central Catholic Buttons this Friday! Go Big Red!
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Mark Bocanegra was named to the Texas High School Powerlifiting Association (THSPA) All-State first team.
Teammate, Enrique Lugo was named to the THSPA second team.
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Jourdanton Girl’s State Powerlifting Meet Results
Caitlynn Cordova, Esperanza Delgado and Ashley Romero traveled to Corpus Christi to compete in the THSWPA State Meet on March 14, 2014. The squaws lifted well and battled against the top girls from across Texas.
- Caitlynn Cordova totaled 790lbs and finished 8th in the 165 class.
- Esperanza Delgado totaled 750lbs and finished 6th in the 132lb class.
- Ashley Romero totaled 800lbs and finished 7th in the 148lb class.
Coach Berry and Coach Fogle wish to express their thanks to all the girls who participated in powerlifting this year. Thanks for a great season.
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1600 M Run
Matthew Quiroga – 4th
3200 M Run
Matthew Quiroga – 4th
800 M Relay
Team: Austin Borrego, Diego Huddleston, Landun Camacho, Eric Wheeler – 2nd
Stephen Hines – 4th
300 M Hurdles
Ian Hons – 1st
Justin Brister 4th place
Justin Brister – 4th
Enrique Lugo – 1st
Stephen Hines – 5th
Team Finished 5th Place
100 M Dash
Casey Fuentes – 1st
Evyn Guerrero – 2nd
200 M Dash
Robert Kinsel -4th
Baker Livingston – 3rd
400 M Dash
Darrin Loza – 6th
Coleman Hughes – 2nd
800 M Run
Fabian Reyna – 4th
400 M Relay
Team: Neco Camarillo, Evyn Guerrero, Robert Kinsel, Tony Romo – 4th
800 M Relay
Team: Neco Camarillo, Evyn Guerrero, Baker Livingston, Robert Kinsel – 3th
1600 M Relay
Team: Coleman Hughes, Jared Meyer, Darrin Loza, Tony Romo – 4th
Tony Romo – 3rd
James Castillo – 5th
James Castillo – 4th
Fabian Reyna – 3rd
Darrin Loza – 5th
Fabian Reyna – 5th
Team Finished 3rd Place
Great job boys!