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Santa Anna Game Reports 1/29/2016
Santa Anna 56 Eden 30
Congratulations to Lady Mountaineers on job well done. Lady Mountaineers traveled to Eden on Friday night and played well on a must win game for our team. Lady Mountaineers were able to maintain lead every quarter and held the Lady Bulldogs to only 4 points in the 3rd quarter. The Lady Mountaineers played hard and hustled on the court at all times. Lady Mountaineers defensive press caused 11 turnovers for Lady Bulldogs. Lady Mountaineers will play @ home on Tuesday against Richland Springs.
The Mountaineers traveled to Eden Friday night in a must win for play-off contention. The boys started off a bit sluggish, trailing by 6 at the end of the first quarter but played through and outscored Eden 17-8 in the second quarter to take a 3 point edge into half. Both teams were quiet in the 3rd, giving SA a 2 point lead into the final quarter. Eden hit some early shots and even led by as many as 5 with 3 minutes to go. Big rebounds by Gibson and Washington and key assists from the guards allowed the boys to edge past Eden by a final of 51-49. The mountaineers clinched their 6th win in district play, earning a 6-4 record and are currently tied for 3rd place in district play. They will face Richland Springs Tuesday night in Santa Anna.
Santa Anna Game Reports 1/26/2016
Lady Mountaineers 55 Brookesmith 29
Congrats to Lady Mountaineers with another win at home against Brookesmith. Lady Mountaineers continue to work hard and improve their offense and defense on the court. Lady Mountaineers will travel to Eden on Friday.
Santa Anna varsity boys faced Brookesmith Tuesday night for the second time in district play. The mountaineers took a while to get settled in, leading only by 6 at the end of the first. The team put in 15 points in the second period to take a 27-16 lead into half. The boys picked things up in the second half, putting up points quickly off of forced turnovers and built up a 25 point edge by the end of the 3rd. Brookesmith never recovered and Santa Anna took their 5th district win by a final of 54-26. 3 mountaineers scored in double digits, including Gibson, Watts, and leading scorer Jordan Washington with 13 points. Santa Anna is now 5-4 in district play, fourth place, and will face Eden Friday night in Eden.
Santa Anna ISD game reports 1/19/2016
Lady Mountaineers 51 , Panther Creek 43
Congrats to Lady Mountaineers win over Lady Panthers. Lady Mountaineers continue to improve with their offense and defense on the court. Lady Mountaineers will get ready to prepare for Menard on Friday at home.
Santa Anna Varsity boys finished the first round of district play against Panther Creek. After a slow start, the mountaineers turned things on by forcing turnovers and finishing fast breaks to build a 20 point lead going into half. Tight defense and aggressive pressing kept the lead built up and allowed Santa Anna to cruise to their 4th win in district by a final of 63-24. The scoring was pretty even with Enriquez, Herrod, and Gibson each scoring 15 points. Santa Anna starts the second round with a home game against first place Menard Friday night.
Santa Anna ISD game reports 1/12/16
Santa Anna 39 Lohn 29
Congratulations to Lady Mountaineers on another district win at home. Lady Mountaineers continue to work hard and improve their defense and offense awareness on the court. Lady Mountaineers will travel to Rochelle on Friday.
Santa Anna faced Lohn for the fifth game of district competition. SA got out to a quick start, scoring off the opening tip and leading 21-6 in the first quarter. Lohn held the mountaineers offense to only 8 points in two quarters and got within 2 points early in the fourth. With full court man pressure, the Mountaineers forced several turnovers and quickly built a 15 point lead that sealed the game. SA earned a 3-2 district record with a final of 48-36. They are currently tied for 3rd in district and will face Rochelle Friday night to take sole procession of 3rd in district.
2016 Santa Anna Livestock Show Results
Reserve Champion Hampshire
Reserve Champion WOPB
Grand Champion Swine
Grand Champion Gilt
Jr. Showmanship Swine
Sr. Showmanship Swine
Grand Champion Rabbits
Sr. Showmanship Rabbits
Jr. Showmanship Lamb
Sr. Showmanship Lamb
Grand Champion Meat Goat
Jr. Showmanship Goat
Sr. Showmanship Goat
Grand Champion Steer
Showmanship Sr. Steer
Grand Champion Wood Project
Grand Champion Metal Project
Congratulations to Lady Mountaineers!
Santa Anna 38 vs Eden 36
The Lady Mountaineers hard work paid off last night to pull off a close win. Girls did well with defense awareness. Shooting percentages increased and opponent turnovers helped our Lady Mountaineers with a win. Please come support our Lady Mountaineers on Friday against Richland Springs.
SA Mountaineers played Eden for the third game of district play. Both teams were scoring regularly to start the game neither leading by more than 5 in the first half. Eden hit a last second three point shot to take a 5 point lead at the half. SA played well in the third quarter and outscored Eden by 10. Key stops on defense and big shots made by the mountaineers sealed the game with a final of 50-46. Gibson led the team with 15, followed by 12 points from Enriquez. SA is now tied for 3rd in district with a record of 2-1. They play Richland Springs Friday night in Richland Springs.
Heroes for Schools
Texas has more than 5 million students in its public schools. That is 5 million young minds from about 5 years old to about 18 years old, and our state is attracting even more. Every year, our student population increases by about 85,000 additional students.
Those impressionable young people depend on the adults in Texas to provide for them. They need shelter and food and nurturing and an education. Who will step up to see that ALL the children not just the ones in our own households have what they need in our schools?
In Texas, more than 7,200 generous people have offered to help. These are people who receive no pay for their dedicated efforts. These are people who not only volunteer but go through the process of standing up for public education. They are locally elected school board members. They are your neighbors, and they care.
These public servants donate their time and talents to ensure that ALL our children have the best public schools we can provide. These people sit through meetings, read detailed reports, listen to parents concerns, and do the hard work to benefit the students and the community at large. And make no mistake about it, the whole community benefits from good schools.
Each January, we pause in our regular activities to say thank you to these dedicated volunteers. We appreciate their generous sharing of time and energy on behalf of our children. Local school board members are truly heroes for our schools. Join Santa Anna ISD in celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January by expressing your support and gratitude to our school trustees. We are indebted to them.
Standing Up for Texas Public Schools Award
Honorable Mention All-State Honors
Kicker Colton Enriquez
Spreadback Jacob Herrod
Standing Up for Texas Public Schools Award
The Santa Anna ISD Board of Trustees President, Janice Fellers, presented Santa Anna National Bank President, Robert Cheaney II and Vice-President Shana Deleon with the Standing Up for Texas Public Schools Award during the December 14th board meeting. The Texas Association of School Boards developed the awards program to honor local businesses and community organizations who stand up for public schools. The Santa ISD School Board of Trustees chose to recognize the Santa Anna National Bank for their many years of support and assistance to our school district and community.
Santa Anna Cemetery Association Annual Meeting Notice
Santa Anna Cemetery Association
PO Box 97
Santa Anna TX 76878
The Santa Anna Cemetery Association Board of Directors would like to invite you to the Annual Meeting of the Santa Anna Cemetery Association which will be held Saturday January 16th 2016 at 4:00 PM at the Santa Anna Housing Authority High Rise Community Center at 700 Wallis Avenue, Santa Anna TX 76878.
The meeting will include reports, election of board members, and old or new business as needed including voting on the below proposed changes to the RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE SANTA ANNA CEMETERY and CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE SANTA ANNA CEMETERY ASSOCIATION.
We had another successful Spring workday this past year and the 2016 workday is scheduled for March 19th.
The Association has continued to take care of the Cemetery despite very low interest rates on our Perpetual Care Fund. The past several years the interest on the fund has only covered about half of the mowing expense and without the continued support of your donations and memorials it would not possible for us to take care of the cemetery like we need to.
James Pelton President
Richard Horner First Vice President
Denise Montgomery Second Vice President
Sharon Cheaney Secretary
Coyita Bowker Treasurer
Lane Guthrie Historian
John Pearce Board Member
A Mountaineer Ex-student is making a Mountaineer quilt out of old SA t-shirts, to be raffled next spring. If you have any old t-shirts you no longer wear please bring them to Mr. Guthrie.