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Viper football selects Meadows for “Change Our School” award

Vandegrift math teacher Mike Meadows (center with award) was awarded the “Change our School” award by the football program. “This award shows that he’s a teacher out there that cares more for the students, rather than just completing his job,” said Drew Nelson, Viper football player. LYNETTE HAALAND

By SUMERLYN YUDELL, Vandegrift Voice

Math teacher Mike Meadows came out of his classroom expecting to speak with head athletic director Drew Sanders about some of his athletes. Little did Meadows know he would be greeted in the hall by a cheering Vandegrift football team there to give him the “Change Our School” award.

The football leadership council and coaches give the award out in late October to a chosen teacher who exemplifies great qualities and truly makes the school a better place.

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Vandegrift football advances to 6A regional semifinals

Vandegrift Vipers head coach Drew Sanders runs onto the field in celebration following a game-winning defensive stop in the second overtime of a high school football playoff game between Vandegrift and Klein Collins at Waller ISD Stadium on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 in Waller, TX.

Vipers holds off Klein Collins in double overtime

By ZACH SMITH, Four Points News

WALLER — Trey Mongauzy wasn’t going to drop the ball a second time.

The Vandegrift receiver couldn’t come down with a pass to the end zone in the first overtime, but more than made up for it with a leaping grab in double overtime to give Vandegrift a 28-21 win over Klein Collins Friday afternoon.

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Vipers beat McNeil, stays undefeated in District 13-6A

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Photos by ERIN SEITZLER

Vandegrift Viper football continues to be undefeated with a decisive 42-14 win over McNeil on homecoming, Oct. 12. VHS goes 7-0 overall and 5-0 in District 13-6A.

“We’ve never been 7 and 0. It’s pretty cool,” said Drew Sanders, VHS head football coach.

The team had to settle into the game a bit before it started putting up points. Isaiah Smallwood ran the first two touchdowns in later in the first quarter and then into the second quarter. Smallwood rushed for 76 yards during the game.

“They (McNeil) just beat Westwood, they’re a quality team,” Sanders said. “They did some new things we hadn’t seen and we had to adjust to that.”

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