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Lorena high school football game vs. Fairfield: Sept. 28, 2018  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It's likely that the Lorena Leopards' days of sneaking up on people and making a run at the playoffs late in the season are gone. Facebook · Twitter ...

Students stay home after unfounded 'hit list' rumor at local high school  KWTX

Seventy five students stayed home Friday after what a school official said was an unfounded rumor of a “hit list” circulated on social media earlier in the week.

Spirit Week 2018 - Lorena  KWTX

LORENA, Texas (KWTX) We're in Lorena, TX for Spirit Week 2018! Join as we showcase what the Lorena Leopards are up to for the 2018 - 2019 Season!

Lorena stifles Fairfield in district opener, 41-13  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It's likely that the Lorena Leopards' days of sneaking up on people and making a run at the playoffs late in the season are gone.

Lorena adds school resource officer amid increased focus on safety  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena police Officer Peter Rivas is heading back to school this August, along with more than 1700 students.

No. 17 Lorena dominates in sweep of Gatesville  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — The Lorena Lady Leopards volleyball team seems to be gaining momentum as it charges through District 18-4A.

Lorena displays plucky defense, holds off China Spring, 35-21  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — Riding the strong play of linebacker Greg Martinez, Lorena jumped on longtime rival China Spring from the first quarter, using a ...

Lorena High School student arrested, accused of planning to poison school administrator  Waco Tribune-Herald

A 17-year-old Lorena High School student was arrested Monday after she and at least one other student planned to kill a school administrator by poisoning him, ...

Second Lorena High School student arrested in alleged plot to kill administrator  Waco Tribune-Herald

A second Lorena High School student was arrested Thursday in connection with an alleged plot to kill an assistant principal in late January by poisoning him, ...

Analysis: Many graduates of top-rated local high schools not 'college ready'  Waco Tribune-Herald

At Midway High School, in the county's largest A-rated public school district, less than half the 2018 graduating class scored high enough on college entrance ...

Fewer 'Dogs at the pound: Marlin set to tackle 2018 season with limited roster numbers  Waco Tribune-Herald

MARLIN – Stephen Hodge stood in the middle of the practice field and surveyed the puzzle pieces he will use to piece this 2018 season together.

Walker, Robinson volleyball outlast No. 19 Lorena, 3-1  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — The start of the UIL volleyball playoffs still sits four weeks away. Yet the teams from Robinson and Lorena provided fans with a special sneak ...

Classroom Champions: Lorena's Alana Armstrong  KWTX

Lorena High School senior Alana Armstrong is already in the school's record books for three different track events -- the 800 meter, long jump and triple jump.

Last day to vote in Super Poll | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

More than 37000 votes have been cast in the Super Poll on, where fans pick their preseason high school football favorites in Central Texas.

Lorena stuns Connally with late TD, 20-14  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — Lorena wide receiver Coree Cleveland made a quick turn and streaked toward the end zone, sending a roar through the home stands on Friday ...

Strong defense, third-quarter burst key China Spring past Lorena  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — It was a tight game throughout the first half. China Spring and Lorena each made strong defensive plays while flashing some offensive prowess.

College Station High School to host 'Drums Along the Brazos' event on Saturday  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The beat goes on Saturday when the College Station High School Cougar Band and Guard host their sixth annual Drums Along the Brazos in the school's ...

Berry, Carra  Waco Tribune-Herald

Carra Berry. Sept. 12, 1957 - July 10, 2018. Carra Sue Berry, born Sept 12, 1957, to Jayhugh and Oneta Leutwyler in Roseville, CA, graduated to heaven, July ...

Teen charged in plot to kill local school administrator free on bond  KWTX

A teenage girl charged with a misdemeanor in an alleged plot to poison a local high administrator is free on bond.

Two men indicted in murder of Lorena high school football player  KXXV News Channel 25

A grand jury says there's enough evidence to send two men to trial on accusations they shot and killed a high school football player from Lorena, 10 miles south ...

Copperas Cove 68, Waco High 14 | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

COPPERAS COVE — It's been a rough start to district play for Kwame Cavil and the Waco High Lions.

Central Texas Honor Roll: Week 6 football  Waco Tribune-Herald

QB Zack Satterwhite, Teague – completed 9 of 18 passes for 150 yards and 1 touchdown, 18 carries for 125 yards and 1 touchdown. QB Tyler Webb ...

China Spring's Hart is in the right place again (the end zone), 63-35  Waco Tribune-Herald

HOUSTON — Huey Lewis and the News once sang that the “heart of rock-and-roll is still beating.” The Hart of the China Spring Cougars is thumping along pretty ...

Centex players earn all-state honors in softball  Waco Tribune-Herald

Several Central Texas softballers were named to the 2018 Collin Street Baker/TSWA all-state teams.

Robinson survives 4 turnovers, rallies to leave Lorena behind, 25-18  Waco Tribune-Herald

LORENA — With the way Robinson worked its way right down the field early, it looked like it would have its way with Lorena on Friday night.

Mirick, Billie Gene  Waco Tribune-Herald

Billie Gene Mirick. Dec. 8, 1925 - Sept. 12, 2018. Billie Gene "Bill" Mirick, 92, of Fort Worth formally of Lorena, passed away, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, ...

King, Chancelor Ross  Waco Tribune-Herald

Chancelor Ross King. May 16, 1998 - Aug. 23, 2017. Chancelor Ross King, beloved son of Gala Howell King of Woodway, and Todd King of College Station, ...

Woolf, Dalton  Waco Tribune-Herald

Dalton Woolf. Oct.11, 1998 - March 29, 2017. Dalton Woolf, 18, of Lorena, went to his heavenly home March 29, 2017. A memorial *service* will be held at 1:00 ...

Temple 58, Belton 55 (3OT) | Central Texas Football  Waco Tribune-Herald

TEMPLE — A rekindling of a classic Central Texas rivalry gave a capacity crowd at Wildcat Stadium all the entertainment it could handle.

Jenna Thompson, Lorena High  Waco Tribune-Herald

Parents: Ken and Kenda Thompson. Activities, honors and volunteer highlights: National Honor Society; Academic Excellence Award (four years); lettered in ...

China Spring stomps rival Lorena in season opener, 49-12  Waco Tribune-Herald

It didn't take Cutter Haigood long to prove he belongs at quarterback for the China Spring Cougars.

Fall arrival means it’s HOT Fair & Rodeo time  Waco Tribune-Herald

Organizers of the venerable Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo hope that more than 200000 visitors make their way through the gates for the 66th annual event Oct.

Oliver, Hollie  Waco Tribune-Herald

Hollie Oliver. Feb. 10, 1943 - July 27, 2018. Hollie E. Oliver, of Oglesby, passed away, Friday evening, July 27, 2018, at the age of 75. A memorial *service* will be ...

Cubs scouting history: Clifton ready for program's first state tournament  Waco Tribune-Herald

CLIFTON — As the state-bound Clifton Cubs took batting practice Monday evening, some local Little Leaguers were taking some BP of their own behind the ...

High school signing roundup: Robinson's Ashcraft, Reicher's Watson see Baylor dreams materialize  Waco Tribune-Herald

When Braxton Ashcraft was in the seventh grade — significantly smaller than the 6-foot-5 light pole he is today — he used to tell his coaches, “I want to go.

McDaniel throws for 364 yards as McGregor routs Marlin, 52-0  Waco Tribune-Herald

McGregor quarterback Veandre McDaniel threw for 364 yards and six touchdowns in a 52-0 win over Marlin Friday night.

Lorena, China Spring ISDs want to expand via bond issues  Waco Tribune-Herald

China Spring and Lorena school district officials say growing enrollment is why they are asking voters to head to the polls for a bond election in May.

Top of the class: McLennan County’s top 2014 graduates, part 2  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald presents the second installment of the top area high school graduates. The next group of graduates will be showcased on June 29.

Abbott confident in return to state baseball tournament  Waco Tribune-Herald

ABBOTT — As traffic barrels up and down I-35, the Abbott baseball team practices about 200 yards away on an old field backed by a small cluster of aluminum ...

Baylor Mourns Passing of Retired Education Professor | Media and Public Relations  Baylor University

Follow us on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia. Media contact: Tonya B. Lewis, (254) 644-3301. Baylor University is mourning the loss of Elden R. Barrett, Ph.D., ...

Lorena teen wins national pageant  Waco Tribune-Herald

Kolby Kayworth, of Lorena, was crowned America's National Teenager 2016 during a pageant held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Top graduates in McLennan County (part 3)  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Tribune-Herald presents the final installment of the top high school graduates in McLennan County this year.

2 local schools get motivational BMX show | Education  Waco Tribune-Herald

As University High School coach Ricky Perez tried to remain motionless at the top of a double ramp in the campus gym, he made the Catholic sign of the cross.

KWTX News 10 | Central Texas, Waco  KWTX

KWTX News 10 and Texas Best Chevy Dealers invite you to participate in Classroom Champions as we honor student athletes in Central Texas who excel on ...

Mexia ices game in 4th, downs Lorena, 36-20 | Central Texas Football |  Waco Tribune-Herald

Draeshawn Hanna rushed for 225 yards and three touchdowns, and delivered the game-clinching blow in Mexia's 36-20 win at Lorena on Friday night.

Service above self: 2015 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-four high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 35th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

Baylor 2018 Youth Entrepreneur Awards Announced: Recognizing the Best Young Entrepreneurs from Across the Country  Baylor University

Media Contact: Eric M. Eckert, 254-710-1964. Follow Eric on Twitter at @EricBaylorU. Follow Baylor Media Communications on Twitter: @BaylorUMedia. WACO ...

03.31.17: Woolf family GoFundMe page  KWTX

Friends of the family have set up a GoFundMe Account for Dalton Woolf's family to help offset the unexpected expenses resulting from the Lorena High School ...

Midway senior wins Rotary Club's Youth Citizen Award  Waco Tribune-Herald

As a high school freshman, Phoebe Park thrived on challenge, winning state-level piano competitions, placing in regional swim meets and founding a group to ...

Police: Texas teens conspired in class to poison assistant principal

On an unassuming January day in the small Central Texas town of Lorena, Texas, two 17-year-old girls held a conversation that would end up landing them in ...

Hays, Brian Colton  Waco Tribune-Herald

Brian Colton Hays. Oct. 17, 1991 - July 25, 2017. Brian Colton Hays, 25, of Waco, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Houston. Visitation for family and ...

Holly Tucker: Star still rising for Lorena girl after ‘Voice’ spotlight  Waco Tribune-Herald

Persistence paid off for Holly Tucker, the local girl with the big voice and down-to-earth personality who found herself in the national spotlight on Season 4 of ...

Competitive bond: Sisters have passion for intense physical contests  Waco Tribune-Herald

Sisters Chelsey, Calley and Cassidey Crye are far removed from the days of competing in scholarship pageants.

Volleyball club to hold tryouts | Youth Sports Plus  Waco Tribune-Herald

The Texas Legends Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts for the upcoming season on Sept. 24 at the Lorena High School gym.

Miss Central Texas 2017 crowned  KWTX

Bremond High School's Makayla Curry has been crowned Miss Central Texas 2017.

Chapman, Elvis Barker  Waco Tribune-Herald

Elvis Barker Chapman. June 22, 1928 - Sept. 12, 2017. Elvis Barker Chapman, of Waco, passed away September 12, 2017. A graveside *service* will be held ...

VOLLEYBALL: 4A-No. 14 Lorena powers to home win over Belton  The Killeen Daily Herald

LORENA — Belton head coach Krystal Brodbeck knew that if her team was going to knock off 4A-No.14 Lorena on the road Tuesday night her team would have ...

Service above self: 2016 Youth Citizenship Awards  Waco Tribune-Herald

Twenty-five high school seniors in McLennan County are being recognized for their volunteerism and *service* in the 36th annual Youth Citizenship Awards ...

State golf roundup: Hamilton girls continue to build legacy  Waco Tribune-Herald

AUSTIN — Maury Heers had to take a minute to hold back her tears. The Hamilton girls golf team had just finished fourth at the UIL state golf competition at the ...

Miss Waco pageant crowns winners  Waco Tribune-Herald

Lorena High School student Kolby Kayworth was crowned Miss Waco's Outstanding Teen 2014 at the Miss Waco Scholarship Pageant Jan. 18 in the Midway ...

Righting the ship in Chilton: Pirates sailing after early-season storm  Waco Tribune-Herald

Practicing and playing on the week of Thanksgiving is special for high school football teams.

Documents: Man accused of murdering Crawford woman had stalked, assaulted her  Waco Tribune-Herald

Documents show that a man arrested Monday for allegedly killing his ex-girlfriend and shooting her 18-year-old son had been charged last week with stalking ...

Patschke, Laura Lynn  Waco Tribune-Herald

Laura Lynn Easter Patschke, of Crawford, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015. Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, July 11, at Oakcrest Funeral Home. A short ...

Waco: Man who stalked, murdered local woman pleads guilty  KWTX

CHINA SPRING, Texas (KWTX) An Arlington man pleaded guilty Monday to capital murder in connection with the July 2015 shotgun slaying of a woman at her ...

Waco singer Holly Tucker on national stage in “The Voice”  Waco Tribune-Herald

Holly Tucker has sung before thousands of people at the Ferrell Center and tens of thousands at Fourth on the Brazos but her audition April 1 on NBC's “The ...

Waco-based Young Chefs Academy plans national expansion  Waco Tribune-Herald

Julie Burleson, founder of a cooking school for kids called Young Chefs Academy, said she is often asked why there is no Young Chefs location in Waco, though ...

Man already charged with capital murder indicted for stalking  KWTX

An Arlington man who already is charged with capital murder was indicted Wednesday by a McLennan County Grand Jury with stalking and being a felon in ...

Palestine boys run away with 18-4A track & field title; Lacy wins three events  Palestine Herald Press

A goal Palestine boys track and field coach Darold Turner and his athletes were aiming for all spring was winning a district title. That quest came together on ...

Pro baseball notebook: Ex-Robinson veteran Wright this milestone  Waco Tribune-Herald

Ex-Robinson hurler and minor-league veteran Matt Wright reached a milestone this week.

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