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Local schools recognize U.S. Veterans

By NICHOLAS SCOGGINS, Vandegrift Voice

Veterans Day on Monday marked the 101st anniversary of the end of World War I.

Originally known as Armistice Day, it is a day the nation remembers what brave soldiers, airmen, sailors and coast guardsmen have gone through to keep the U.S.  safe. Whether it is fighting the forces of evil or providing humanitarian aid after a disaster, the U.S. Armed Forces are what have made America so great. 

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VHS senior Monte finishes second at state cross country meet

Gemma Goddard, Vandegrift, 18:03.46, 10th overall

By ZACH SMITH, Hill Country News

Anthony Monte was feeling under the weather in each of his last two trips to the state cross country meet. 

Last Saturday, he was feeling fine and running fast. 

The Vandegrift senior set a new personal and school record in his third and final state cross country meet on Nov. 9 in the afternoon at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, finishing second in the state with a time of 14:39.59.

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Dawson, Vandegrift rally in fourth quarter to beat Bridgeland in bi-district round

By ZACH SMITH, Four Points News

At the end of the fourth quarter when the Vipers stopped the Bears from a first down.

Even if the Vandegrift sideline was feeling uneasy after three quarters on Friday night, head coach Drew Sanders never lost faith.

The Vipers scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and rallied to beat Bridgeland 14-13 at Monroe Stadium in the bi-district round of the playoffs, their eighth straight win in the opening round of the playoffs.

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6A Division II Area Championship: Vandegrift (11-0) vs. Klein Collins (10-1)

Next playoff game:

6A Division II Area Championship: Vandegrift (11-0) vs. Klein Collins (10-1)

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at 7 p.m. @ Monroe Memorial Stadium

The 10-0 Vandegrift Viper football team beat the 8-2 Bridgeland Bears team from Cypress, Tex. 14-13 at Ed W. Monroe Memorial Stadium on Nov. 15 in the 6A Division II Bi-District playoff game.

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