The News Gram Online

A.D. Ibarra

-EPHS

 

Eagle Pass High School Cross Country Coach Juan Gonzalez informed The News Gram of the fact that his charges will be attending the Gonzalez Apache Cross Country Relay which is an interesting concept where three-man teams run two X-Country miles each to determine a winner.

As you can see from the picture, EP High has an enormous team of dedicated young runners who religiously attack their training regimen on a daily basis as they could be seen trickling in last Tuesday.

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A.D. Ibarra

-Eagle Pass

 

Loma Bonita Boxing Gym which is dedicated to helping the youth in our community is seeking sponsors in order to meet the costs of equipment in preparing athletes for boxing competitions and traveling expenses.

Loma Bonita Boxing Gym is #454 under the US Boxing LBC South Texas.Trainers are solely dedicated to fostering fitness and leadership skills among youth and young adults by teaching them the art and science of Olympic-style amateur boxing.

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A.D. Ibarra

-CC Winn Gymnasium

 

The Cross Over or Fall Over Drug-Free Lock-in Basketball Tournament was held over the weekend and was a complete success as over one hundred boys and young men laced 'em up and let 'em fly as the level of competition between all of the participants was very impressive.

Spurs Chaplain Rich Garza was also on hand to deliver a rousing speech on the importance of knowing who you hang around with, be aware of what you put in your body, knowing the dangers of drugs, ALL drugs including alcohol which he reiterated was also a drug, "It doesn't get you high," he said, "It brings you down and slows your senses and reaction time and don't let anybody tell you different."

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