Medal winners from the district track meet.
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Holy Week Services
The First Presbyterian Church of Santa Anna will once again be hosting Holy Week services for the community. It has been our longstanding tradition to commemorate Maundy Thursday as well as Good Friday. These services help to open our eyes to new understandings of the person of Jesus Christ, fully human, fully divine.
Join us for Maundy Thursday service on Thursday night, April 17, 2014, at 6:00pm. We will be serving a meal as well as communion and all are welcome to participate at our open table.
On Friday April 18, 2014, at 6:00pm we will have our Good Friday service.
Come as you are and worship with people you will be spending eternity with!
Santa Anna Softball
The Lady Mountaineers beat Winters Friday night to stay undefeated and WIN district. The ladies are 14-3 overall and 11-0 in district with the opportunity to go undefeated in district play Tuesday against Eden. The ladies will play in Santa Anna Tuesday at 5:00.
LUNCHEON IN COMANCHE TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMICS OF TOURISM
Comanche community leaders will host a regional network luncheon sponsored by Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) on Thursday, April 24th at the Comanche Depot located at 304 South Austin Street. Community leaders from neighboring communities are invited to attend, enjoy the local cuisine and discuss mutual concerns. The luncheon is held from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm; cost is $12.50/person; reservations are requested.
Reservations need to be received at least 2 days in advance and can be made by calling or emailing the TMCN Office at 325-795-8626 or http://tmcn.org/event-registration/. Reservations for the luncheon can also be made by calling the Comanche Chamber of Commerce at 325.356.3233.
The focus of the luncheon will be “Tourism IS Economic Development”. Discussion will be led by Christian Garcia, Tourism Sales & Marketing Director for the Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce. She will discuss tourism as a viable component of economic vitality and share Mineral Wells’ story of capturing its heritage and its determination to bring the Baker Hotel back to life. Participants will then be guided through an exercise to identify their own unique tourism aspects that are both authentic and contagious.
Texas Midwest Community Network is a regional organization for community and economic development, regional promotion, education, and legislative awareness. It is an organization of “communities working together to accomplish what one community cannot do alone.” TMCN sponsors networking events during the year and projects to market the region for business and tourism development.
TMCN Member cities are: Abilene, Albany, Anson, Aspermont, Baird, Ballinger, Brady, Breckenridge, Bronte, Brownwood, Buffalo Gap, Cisco, Clyde, Coleman, Colorado City, Comanche, Cross Plains, De Leon, Dublin, Early, Eastland, Eden, Goldthwaite, Gorman, Hamilton, Hamlin, Haskell, Hico, Knox City, Menard, Merkel, Miles, Munday, Ranger, Rising Star, Robert Lee, Rising Star, Roscoe, Rotan, San Angelo, San Saba, Santa Anna, Snyder, Stamford, Strawn, Sweetwater, Throckmorton, Tye, and Winters
Santa Anna District Track Meet Results
We had a great district track meet overall. 1st through 4th advance to Area. Here are the following results:
1st place in shot put and discus-Briannah Sosa
1st place in the 1600 M run-Shelbie Murray
4th place in the 800-Shelbie Murray
5th place in high jump-Jaylie Jones
5th place in shot put-Kristen Yancy
1st place in long jump and triple jump-Michael Valencia
2nd place in the 800 Relay
2nd place in 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles-Colby Nelson
3rd place in 100 M –Jacob Herrod
3rd place in high jump-Colby Nelson
4th place in 200-Jedediah Herrod
4th place in long jump-Colby Nelson
5th place in 100-Michael Valencia
6th place in shot put-Jordan Washington
Results of District Jr. High Track Meet
High Jump-Bianca Enriquez-1st
Sprint Relay-Catherine Graham, Bianca Enriquez, Bailey Crossley, Claudia Martinez-3rd place
100 M Hurdles-Marin Guthrie 3rd place
100 M Dash-Bianca Enriquez-4th
800 Relay-Bailey Crossley, Catherine Graham, Claudia Martinez, and Bianca Enriquez-2nd place
300 Hurdles-Marin Guthrie-4th place
200 M-Claudia Martinez-5th place
Boys-2nd place overall
High Jump-Gabriel Armstrong-1st place, D.J. Mattes-3rd place, Jake Smiley-5th place
Long Jump-Gabriel Armstrong-4th place
Triple Jump-D.J. Mattes-4th place
Discus-Luis Olguin-1st place
Shot put-Luis Olguin-1st place
Sprint Relay-Domanic Enriquez, D.J. Mattes, Jake Smiley, and Gabe Armstrong-3rd place
100 M dash-Gabriel Armstrong-3rd place
800 Relay-Domanic Enriquez, D.J. Mattes, Jake Smiley, and Gabe Armstrong-2nd place
300 Hurdles-D.J. Mattes-1st place
1600 M –Domanic Enriquez-3rd place
We had a great year of track and appreciate everyone’s support.
Santa Anna Softball
The Lady Mountaineer softball team defeated Miles last night in a double-header matchup. The ladies won the first game 14-4 and the second 10-0. The ladies are now 13-3 overall and 10-0 in district with 2 district games left. The ladies will travel to Winters on Friday to matchup with the Blizzards at 5:30.
Santa Anna Tennis
The Santa Anna High School tennis team participated in the District 12 Tennis Tournament held at Bentwood Country Club last Friday and Saturday in San Angelo. The doubles team of Colton Enriquez and Jacob Herrod defeated teams from Veribest and Garden City before dropping the semifinal match to Water Valley, but then defeated another Garden City team for the third place medals. They will be alternates to the Regional Tournament. The mixed doubles team of Justin McElrath and Genia Jones defeated teams from Veribest and Garden City on their way to the final round match with Paint Rock. The two eventually lost the first place match, but still qualify for the Regional Tennis Meet to be held in Abilene on April 16th and 17th.
Zephyr Track Meet Results from Friday, April 4
District Tennis was the same day as this track meet, and took away some of our runners. We did take a few kids to work on their individual events. Here are the results: Briannah Sosa: 2nd place in shot put and 2nd place in discus Colby Nelson: 3rd in 300 hurdles and 3rd in 110 hurdles. Also, 5th in high jump.
Hartman's to Celebrate 50 Years
The family of Eddie and Mary Ann Hartman would like to cordially invite all of their friends to a celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Eddie graduated from Santa Anna High School in 1960 and Mary Ann is is a 1963 graduate of Coleman high school.
The couple was married in Coleman Texas on April 15th, 1964 and spent the majority of their lives in Coleman County before retiring to Lake Brownwood. A reception will be held in the Bangs Church of Christ located at 306 south 5th Street, Bangs, Texas on Sunday, April 13th from 2 until 4 p.m.
Santa Anna Elementary Math-a-thon
The Santa Anna Elementary school will have a Math-a-thon for St. Judes Children's Hospital starting Monday April 7 through Monday April 14 sponsored by the Delta Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha.
Please help them if you can with a donation. Since starting this project the school has donated over $18,000. St. Judes survival rate for most common forms of childhood cancer has gone from 20% in 1962 to 70% today and 90% for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Thank you for the caring children of Santa Anna Elementary.
2014-2015 SAHS Varsity Cheerleaders
Left to right: Bianca Enriquez, Madison Wise, Sabra King, Braegan Glasscock, Shelbie Murray, Jaylie Jones and Alexis Washington (mascot)
High School Track Meet Results in Blackwell
1st place Shot put-Briannah Sosa
1st place discus-Briannah Sosa
2nd place high jump-Colby Nelson
3rd long jump-Michael Valencia
5th place triple jump-Michael Valencia
Sprint Relay-3rd place-Lucas Diaz, Michael Valencia, Jed Herrod, Jacob Herrod
800 Relay-2nd place-Lucas Diaz, Jacob Herrod, Colby Nelson, Michael Valencia
300 Hurdles-3rd place-Colby Nelson
Santa Anna JH Track Results
High Jump-Jake Smiley-1st place
Gabriel Armstrong-5th place
D.J. Mattes-6th place
Sprint Relay-Domanic Enriquez, Jake Smiley, D.J. Mattes, and Gabriel Armstrong-3rd place
800 Relay-Domanic Enriquez, Jake Smiley, D.J. Mattes, and Gabriel Armstrong-3rd place
300 Hurdles-D.J. Mattes-1st place
1600 M run-Domanic Enriquez-3rd place
Shot Put-Luis Olguin-5th
High Jump-Bianca Enriquez-4th place
Sprint Relay-Mia Whaley, Bianca Enriquez, Bailey Crossley, and Claudia Martinez-3rd place
800 Relay-Bailey Crossley, Catherine Graham, Claudia Martinez, and Bianca Enriquez-3rd place
400 M-Catherine Graham-3rd place
200 M-Bianca Enriquez-4th place
Santa Anna Cemetery Caretaker
The Santa Anna Cemetery Association Board of Directors is accepting bids for Annual Mowing and Caretaker Contract. The contract will include mowing and/or shredding as needed, weed eating and/or spraying, removal of fallen tree limbs, emptying of trash barrels, and other duties that may be agreed upon. For more information call 325-348-6050. Please mail proposals, due by Friday April 11th to Santa Anna Cemetery, PO Box 97, Santa Anna, TX 76878.
Santa Anna Cemetery Workday
Weather permitting there will be a Spring workday at the Santa Anna Cemetery on Saturday April 12 starting 8:00AM.
Anyone interested in helping can bring gloves, shovels, rakes, hoes, chain saws, pruners, pickups and trailers. You can work on whatever part of the cemetery you have an interest in or help others with general tree trimming.
Bottled water will be available but no restrooms are available at the Cemetery so please plan accordingly.
For those that would like anything done but are unable to attend please call James Pelton at 325-348-6050 or if you have any questions about the Cemetery or workday.
Donations can be sent to the Santa Anna Cemetery Association at PO Box 97 Santa Anna TX 76878.