5A State Swim Coach of the Year: Dow Farley – El Paso High School
5A State Dive Coach of the Year: Penny DiPomazio – Lubbock ISD
6A State Swim Coach of the Year: Dan Snow – Flower Mound High School
6A State Dive Coach of the Year: Andrew Serie – Mansfield ISD
Theron Pickle Lifetime Achievement Awards:
David Johnson – NEISD
Jesse Cole – Highland Park
Craig Nolder Lifetime Achievement Award:
Jennifer Mangum – Midland ISD
Dee Hollar Official’s Award:
Theron Pickle Memorial Scholarship Recipients:
Madelaine Smith - Byron P Steele II High School
Reagan Hinze - Conroe High School
Greyson Alarcon - Georgetown High School
William Staebel - The John Cooper High School
Another special award to be aware of is our very own David Hague (San Angelo Central) was awarded the NHSCA Male Coach of the Year 2018-2019. Congratulations David! Go here to read more about his award.
We started early and, with no leaves on trees in February, never knew if we were tenting under live or dead trees.
Even after spring had sprung on the trail, there were plenty of blow downs due to high winds.
We weren't all that worried about fellow hikers.
Yeah, there were some with a screw or two loose, but we didn't think they'd be violent.
Last month this jackass was arrested on the trail after threatening hikers in Tennessee. Read about that here "You had a lot of miscommunication on social media (on Monday) and
people wondering if this guy was a threat. He is a threat," Sheriff Mike
Hensley told WCYB on Tuesday. "We have thousands of people come through
Unicoi County on the Appalachian Trail and when we get a report of
suspicious activity, we take those seriously because we want people to
Okay, so who's the genius who sentenced him to probation and fines?
James "Sovereign" Jordan went right back out to the trail and (allegedly) attacked two hikers with a machete - killing one. Read about that here