Bulldog Band Advancing to Area Contest

Yesterday, the Mighty Eustace Bulldog Marching Band earned ones from all three judges at the UIL Marching Contest in Mesquite! The Bulldog Band has earned the right to compete at the Area Marching Contest in Denton on October 26. Congratulations to all the band members and to our band directors, Todd Felty, Crystal Heidle, and Sam Litton. A special thank you to the Band Boosters, the parents, other relatives, and friends for all their support this marching season.

A video of the Bulldog Band performing at the marching contest may be found here: https://youtu.be/0ZaeunZNXZs

Getting ready to take the field.
Band Directors Sam Litton, Todd Felty, and Crystal Heidle

Complete Cross Country Results

Thanks to cross country head coach Josh Sypert for this information:

The Eustace Cross Country Teams competed in the DISTRICT Meet yesterday, October 14, 2019 in Malakoff, TX.

The meet started with the Varsity Girls and was a very close race. The Varsity Girls pulled off the win in dramatic fashion only winning by 9 points to Mildred. The Team had 38 points to Mildred’s 47 points. The girls were led by Senior Krislynn Westbrook who placed 5th overall and ran a 13:42, next was Freshman Paige Row in 6th who ran a 13:56, and Sophomore Brookelyn Patterson placed 7th and ran a 13:59, then Senior Macy Penix placed 9th who ran a 14:06, Sophomore Madisen Kulsa placed 12th and ran a 14:09, Junior Jeanne Pickett placed 17th and ran a 14:39, and Senior Elexis Porte placed 19th and ran a 14:52.

The next race was the Varsity Boys. One could say the boys pulled off the win in dramatic fashion as well! The varsity boys were meet champions with a perfect score, meaning our top 7 boys finished in the top 7 places. The overall boys Champion was senior Dalton Page who ran a 16:06, next was Senior Jaden Lopez who placed 2nd and ran a 16:44, then Sophomore Trenton Porte who placed 3rd and ran a 16:54, Senior Colby Carpenter placed 4th and ran a 17:03, Senior Collin Sutton placed 5th and ran a 17:07, Senior John Saine placed 6th and ran a 17:20, and Junior Nate Holland placed 7th and ran a 17:43.

The JV Girls were meet champions with 4 girls in the top 4 places, They were led by Freshman Morgan Buccafurno who ran a 14:46, next was Sophomore Brooklyn Moore who placed 2nd who ran a 15:10, Junior Tabitha Rigby placed 3rd and ran a 15:30, and Sophomore Iciar Aragon placed 4th and ran a 15:38 and in 6th, Junior Melissa Millan ran a 16:23.

The JV boys had a long line of purple finishing 13 boys in the top 13 places. There is no such thing as something better than a perfect score, but if there was, this would be it! These boys were led by individual Champ Sophomore Jake Haney who ran a 17:48, closely behind was Senior Fransisco Gomez who placed 2nd and ran a 17:49, next was Sophomore Cooper Reeve who placed 3rd and also ran sub-18 with a time of 17:59, Sophomore Caleb Gonzalez who placed 4th, Junior Danny Stout placed 5th, Junior Joseph Hunter placed 6th, Junior Jackson Byrum placed 7th, Freshman Jaden Stout placed 8th, Sophomore Jimmie Skeeters placed 9th, Sophomore Owen Stahl placed 10th, Junior Cade Adair placed 11th, Junior Cory Smith placed 12th, and Sophomore Scottie Neeper placed 13th.

 

 

District Cross Country Results

The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs completely dominated at the district cross country meet! Both the varsity and JV Lady Bulldogs won district championships. Both groups really ran well as a team. The varsity girls held off a strong team from Mildred to capture first place.

The JV and varsity boys teams dominated their races from start to finish. For the second year in a row, the varsity boys finished 1st – 7th place for a perfect score!

The varsity boys and girls both qualified to compete at the Regional Meet in Huntsville on Monday, October 28.  The girls race will start at 9:25. The boys race will start at 9:55. The girls awards ceremony will be at 10:45. The boys will follow immediately after the girls.

A video of the start, middle, and finish of the varsity girls and varsity boys races can be found at this link: https://youtu.be/Gg-nfdJNRfY

District Cross Country, Volleyball, Band, and This Week

We had some special help at our football game Friday. The young ladies that participated in the Cheer Camp got to help out our varsity cheerleaders!

These young ladies did a great job at the game on Friday!

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on their 3-1 win against Mildred last Friday. The win sets up an important game for the Lady Bulldogs against Mildred this Tuesday.

The district cross country race is today at Malakoff. The varsity girls will run at 1:30 followed by the varsity boys. The JV races and middle school races will follow.

This Wednesday the Mighty Bulldog Marching Band competes in the UIL Marching Contest in Mesquite. The contest will be held at Memorial Stadium. The Bulldog Band will march at 4:45.

This Week

Monday – Middle School and High School District Cross Country Meet in Malakoff; Middle School Volleyball at Rice – 4:30; Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Tuesday – Middle School Fall Pictures; High School District Volleyball v. Palmer – 4:30

Wednesday – UIL Marching Contest – Mesquite Memorial Stadium

Thursday – Middle School Football at Life Oak – 5:00; JV Football v. Life Oak

Friday – Intermediate Fund Raiser Ends; High School District Volleyball at Kemp – 4:30; Varsity Football at Life Oak – 7:30

I hope everyone has a great week!

Volleyball Results, Cross Country Results and This Week

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on their 3-0 win against Malakoff on Friday! The Lady Bulldogs are back in action today against Rice. Games are set to start at 4:30 in the Kirk Gym.

Cross Country Results by Josh Sypert
The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in the Annual Van Invitational Meet held at Twin Oaks Ranch there in Van, TX

The Varsity Girls placed 5th out of the 11 teams there. The girls finished well, running as a team with only 30 seconds separating the #1 runner to the #5 runner. The girls were led by Page Row, Madisen Kulsa, and Brookelyn Patterson.

The Varsity Boys were meet champions; placing 1st out of the 10 teams there. The boys were led by overall meet champion senior Jaden Lopez and in 2nd overall Senior Dalton Page and all 6 team members received medals for being in the top 15 places.

The JV girls placed 2nd overall in the team standings and were led by Sophomore Spaniard Iciar Aragon who placed 3rd overall. And also medaling was sophomore Brooklyn Moore.

The JV boys were meet champions; with several runners earning medals placing in the top 15. The boys had 7 runners in the top 8 places. They were led by overall meet champion Caleb Gonzales, in 2nd was Francisco Gomez, and in 3rd was Joseph Hunter.

Exact times and places: http://www.my-finish.com/form.php?race_name=van19

Varsity Girls
JV Boys
Jaden Lopez

A reminder that next Monday, October 7 is a school holiday. Classes will resume at regular times on Tuesday, October 8.

Tuesday – High School District Volleyball v. Rice – 4:30

Wednesday – Intermediate Fundraiser Begins

Thursday – Report Cards; Intermediate Perfect Attendance Awards; High School Cross Country at Lindale; JV Football at Life Oak – 7:00 PM; Powder Puff Football Game

Friday – Intermediate – Right Choice/6 Weeks Drawings; Primary – Perfect Attendance/Right Choice; High School District Volleyball at Scurry – 4:30

Saturday – Mesquite Marching Festival; Middle School Cross Country at Fairfield; Middle School “B” Volleyball at Scurry Tournament

Monday, October 7 – School Holiday

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

Homecoming Week

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in The Pine Tree Puddle Jump and Pig Trot in Longview, TX on Friday, September 20, 2019. 

The Varsity Boys ran 2 varsity teams, one in the 5A/6A division and one in the 4A and under division.

The Varsity Boys in the 5A/6A division placed 2nd out of the 14 teams represented there, missing 1st by only 4 points.

The 2nd Varsity Boys team placed 3rd out of 19 teams in the 4A and under division. They were led by Collin Sutton, Caleb Gonzales, and Francisco Gomez.

The Varsity Girls raced in the 4A and under division and placed 4th out of 15 teams there. The Girls were lead by Freshman Page Row.

The JV Boys placed 2nd out of 21 teams in the 6A and under JV division by only 6 points. The boys were led by Jimmie Skeeters, Cooper Reeve, and Jackson Byrum.

The JV Girls placed 2nd out of 14 teams in the 6A and under JV division. They were led by Brookelyn Patterson and Macy Penix.

The Cross Country teams will race at Van this weekend. Please show them some support!

https://tx.milesplit.com/meets/369235/results/666952/formatted#.XYjPeyhKjcs

Thanks to Josh Sypert for the cross country update.

This is Homecoming Week for the Bulldogs and alumni. Welcome back to all of our ex-students!! Everyone is invited to come out and help celebrate this special week. Below is a schedule of activities for the week:

Thursday: Community Tailgate Party – Football Field Parking Lot – 6:00 PM. There will be free hotdogs and hamburgers and all the fixings.

At 8:00 PM, the Bonfire Parade will start. Because of the construction, the bonfire site has been moved. The bonfire will take place in the field beside the new Ag building. The Mighty Bulldog Band and the High School cheerleaders will be performing.

Friday: Around 8:15 AM,  the Homecoming Pep Rally Parade will start in front of the High School. The parade will go along Henderson Street. The Middle School, Intermediate School, and Primary School will join in the parade as it reaches their campus. At 9:00 AM, the Homecoming Pep Rally will start in the Kirk Gym.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball v. Palmer – 4:30; Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Tuesday – Build a Bulldog Fund Raiser – Middle School; High School District Volleyball v. Kemp – 4:30

Thursday – Intermediate School – Individual Pictures; Middle School Football v. Sunnyvale – 4:30; JV Football at Hillsboro – 5:00; Community Wide Tailgate Party – 6:00 Bulldog Stadium Parking Lot; Bonfire – 8:00

Friday – End of the First Six Weeks; High School District Volleyball v. Malakoff – 4:30; Varsity Football v, Hillsboro – 7:30

Saturday – High School Cross Country at Van

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

This Week

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on opening district play with a 3-0 win over Blooming Grove last Friday. The Lady Bulldogs are 1-0 in district play. The Lady Bulldogs host Mildred on Tuesday and travel to Palmer on Friday.

I want to thank all the people that came out to our Celebrate Freedom Parade last Wednesday. We had a great crowd for our Primary students.

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in the Miller Grove Invite in Miller Grove, TX on Thursday September 12, 2019.  

The Girls Varsity team was led by Jeanne Pickett who placed 19th overall and the team placed 8th out of 24 teams.

The Varsity boys team faced off against defending 1A state champions in Miller Grove in the Open Varsity division. With only a 4 point margin, Miller Grove was able to win against the defending 3A state champions. Eustace placed 2nd out of the 22 teams represented there. Dalton Page and Trenton Porte led the Bulldogs placing 2nd and 4th overall.

The second Varsity boys (Eustace ran 2 varsity teams) team placed 3rd out of the 22 teams there and were led by Collin Sutton and Caleb Gonzales who placed 18th and 21st overall.

The JV girls placed 2nd out of the 10 teams there and were led by overall individual champion freshman Morgan Buccafurno.

The JV boys placed 2nd out of 12 teams and were led by sophomore Cooper Reeve who blasted by the competition in the late stages of the race to win the individual championship by 100 meters!

The Performer of the week is Cooper Reeve and Team of the week is the JV Boys.

ALL RESULTS:

https://tx.milesplit.com/meets/340754/results#.XX-LlChKjct

The Eustace CC teams will run in Longview in Lear Park on Friday September 20, 2019. (Thanks to Josh Sypert for the CC information.)

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball at Mildred – 4:30; Band Practice – 6:30; School Board Meeting – 6:00 – High School Library

Tuesday – Early Childhood Family Game Night; High School Volleyball v. Mildred – 4:30

Thursday – Donuts with Dad – 1st Grade; JV Football v. Groesbeck; Middle School Football at Groesbeck – 5:00

Friday – Primary School Fall Pictures; High School Cross Country at Longview; High School District Volleyball at Palmer – 4:30; Varsity Football at Groesbeck – 7:30

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in the Tyler Lee Classic in Tyler, TX this Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The Girls Varsity team placed 5th out of 22 teams and were led by Jeanne Pickett who placed 21st.

The JV girls placed 7th out of 20 teams and were led by Morgan Buccafurno

The Boys ran 2 Varsity teams. The first Varsity team ran in the 5A/6A division and placed 2nd out of 23 teams. They were lead by Dalton Page, Jaden Lopez, and Trenton Lopez.

The 2nd Varsity (JV) ran in the 4A and under division and placed 1st out of 22 teams. They were led by Jake Haney.

The JV Boys team placed 7th out of 31 teams and were led by sophomores Cooper Reeve. (Special thanks to Josh Sypert for providing this information.)

The Lady Bulldogs start district play in volleyball this Friday against Blooming Grove. The varsity will play at 4:30 in the Kirk Gym. The JV and 9th grade will follow.

The Bulldogs lost a hard fought game against Winona on Friday night. The final score was 37-23. The Bulldogs are back in action this Friday when they travel to Westwood. Kickoff is set for 7:30.

This Wednesday is our annual Celebrate Freedom Parade. The parade will feature all the classes at the Primary, the Mighty Bulldog Marching Band, and the varsity cheerleaders. The parade will take place at the Intermediate bus loop. Everyone is invited to attend!

The Middle School has their first volleyball games and football games this week. The volleyball teams travel to Blooming Grove on Monday and the football teams travel to Westwood on Thursday.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball at Blooming Grove – 4:30; Band Practice – 6:30

Wednesday – Celebrate Freedom Parade – 8:30

Thursday – High School Cross Country at Miller Grove; MS Football at Westwood – 5:00; JV Football v. Westwood – 6:00

Friday – Grandparent’s Day Lunch – Primary; High School District Volleyball v. Blooming Grove – 4:30; Varsity Football at Westwood – 7:30

Saturday – High School Band Jazz Auditions in Crandall; Middle School Cross Country at Crandall

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! This may be a four day week, but there are lots of events and activities throughout the week.

Congratulations to all three volleyball teams on posting wins against Palestine on Friday. The varsity won their match 3-1. Today, volleyball travels to Mabank. The first game will start at 4:30.

Congratulations to the varsity football team on their 29-14 win against Lone Oak! The Bulldogs are 1-0 on the year and travel to Winona this Friday.

This Week

Tuesday – Middle School Penny Wars Starts; High School Volleyball at Mabank – 4:30; Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Wednesday – Middle School Fall Sports Pictures;

Thursday – Primary School Parent Camp; JV Football v. Winona – 5:00

Friday – High School Volleyball v. Grand Saline – 4:30; Varsity Football at Winona – 7:30

Saturday – High School Cross Country at Tyler Lee; Middle School “A” Volleyball at Scurry Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!

Welcome Back and This Week

I want to welcome everyone to the 2019-2020 school year! While this is our first full week of the year, we have already had many activities and events. Just this past weekend, we had our Lady Bulldogs win the Silver bracket at the Athens Volleyball Tournament. We also had our boys cross country team place 2nd in the 5A/6A division at the Commerce Cross Country Meet!

For the first time since the 2006-2007 school year, our enrollment is over 1,600. We are currently at an enrollment of 1,610 students.

Today, Eustace High School will host their Meet the Teacher night in the foyer of the Kirk Gym starting at 6:00 PM.  The annual Bulldog Bash will follow at 6:30  in the Kirk Gym. After the conclusion of the Bulldog Bash, everyone is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new High School. The ceremony will take place on the visitors side parking area of Bulldog Stadium.

A reminder that Monday, September 2 is our Labor Day holiday. Classes will resume at regular times on Tuesday, September 3.

This Week

Monday – High School Meet the Teacher – 6:00 – Foyer of Kirk Gym; Bulldog Bash – 6:30 – Kirk Gym; 7:15 – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Tuesday – High School Volleyball v. Frankston – 4:30

Thursday – JV Football at Lone Oak – 5:00

Friday – High School Volleyball v. Palestine – 4:30; Varsity Football v. Lone Oak – 7:30

Saturday – MS & HS Cross Country at Kaufman

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day Holiday

I hope everyone has a great week!