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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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Sanders marks 100th win as undefeated Viper football starts playoffs

After the Vandegrift Viper varsity football team beat Stony Point 20-17 on Nov. 8 at Monroe Memorial Stadium, it marked the 100th career win for Drew Sanders, head football coach.

Drew Sanders is celebrating triple digits these days. After the Vandegrift varsity football team beat Stony Point 20 – 17 at Ed W. Monroe Memorial Stadium on Nov. 8, it marked not only an undefeated season for the Vipers but also the 100th career win for head coach Sanders.

As the 10-0 Vipers go into the playoffs on Nov. 15 at home vs Cypress’ Bridgeland, Sanders reflects on what brought him to this milestone moment in a Four Points News Q&A. 

Thanks to Vandegrift Viper Football photographers for this great image.
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