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Madison La Follette names interim athletic director

Madison La Follette has named Mark Krall as the interim director of athletics and operations for the 2019-20 school year, according to an announcement from La ...

Update: Weather service says tornadoes to blame for damage in Mansfield, Stanley  KTBS

MANSFIELD, La. -- The National Weather *Service* has confirmed two small tornadoes are to blame for damage in Stanley and Mansfield early Thursday ...

Police: Man broke into high school 4 times, hid for hours to stalk teacher  Boston 25 News

A man is accused of breaking into Mansfield High School four times to try to keep tabs on his ex-girlfriend who works for the Mansfield School District.

Mansfield High's 'A' rating is history-making  KTBS

When the Louisiana Department of Education released school performance scores earlier this month, DeSoto Parish educators were proud to boast that the ...

Kevin Porter resigns as Madison La Follette's athletic director

Madison La Follette athletic director Kevin Porter has announced his resignation, effective July 31, Madison school district athletic director and Madison ...

Mansfield High School receives $10,000 grant for excellence  KSLA-TV

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching presented Mansfield High School with a plaque and $10000 during a national conference on Monday.

NDHS coach/AD position draws 26 applicants; 8 being interviewed  KTBS

STONEWALL, La. -- Eight are in the running to be the next athletic director and coach at North DeSoto High School.

DPSB sets new guidelines for support groups; conducts audit of financial records  KTBS

STONEWALL, La. – Behind most successful school athletic programs is a successful booster club. Booster clubs consist of volunteers who raise money to ...

Mansfield Mayoral candidates vying for your vote  KSLA-TV

It's the final days of campaigning for two men vying to be the next mayor of Mansfield.

School shooting suspect, devastated by mother’s death, moved from Texas to NC  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Trystan Terrell, the suspect in the University of North Carolina Charlotte school shooting that killed two students and injured four others at UNC, went to high ...

DeSoto Parish School district adds new smart boards in all classrooms  KSLA

What would you do with $1.2 million? For the Desoto Parish School district, they decided to use that money to purchase brand new smart boards for all ...

Mansfield’s David Korins has designs on a Tony  The Boston Globe

NEW YORK — David Korins may be one of Broadway's most in-demand set designers, having created everything from the iconic double-turntable set for ...

LHSAA state basketball tournament lacks appeal of former eras  Alexandria Town Talk

The last week brought back many memories of covering the old Sweet 16 when it returned to the Rapides Parish Coliseum in the early 1990s after being held for ...

Mansfield leaders finalize attendance zones for new schools opening in 2020  Star-Telegram

The Mansfield school district has rezoned all grade levels for the 2020 school year, a move that will relieve overcrowding at several campuses in the southern ...

60 years ago, 3 black teens tried to enroll in Mansfield High — ‘never’ was the reply  Fort Worth Star Telegram

In Mansfield 60 years ago, an angry mob successfully fought off integration. It would take nearly another decade for the first integrated class to graduate.

UPDATED: MHS student dead, 3 others hurt in crash  Shreveport Times

Vehicle occupied by four males crashes on Kings Highway near Mansfield High School.

Mansfield Aquatic Club Backstroker Maddie Mechling Verbals to Alabama  SwimSwam

Mechling was a C finalist at the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships - West.

He was diagnosed with cancer 7 months ago. Now he’s prepping for football season.  Star-Telegram

Daniel Maberry was hit with Stage 4 lymphoma in January. Six months later, Mansfield's football coach is cancer free. He's back on the sideline feeling ecstatic ...

Third attendance map option would expand Mansfield High zone  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Mansfield High School's attendance zone could expand to include more homes near downtown, according to a new map proposal. High school attendance ...

NSD 2018: Southlake Carroll signs 25; Mansfield’s Molly Phillips signs with Texas  Star-Telegram

Eight of the best boys basketball players in Dallas-Fort Worth signed with Power Five schools; Lake Country duo announce commitments while top track and ...

Hundreds show up to say thanks as Mansfield honors veterans with annual parade, salute  Star-Telegram

Mansfield citizens turned out to pay homage to veterans young and old in the city's second annual Veterans Day Parade and Salute on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

New high school attendance zone map affects Lake Ridge and Legacy  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Legacy High School would relieve overcrowding at Lake Ridge High School in 2020 while Timberview, Mansfield and Summit will remain untouched in both ...

Livingston Parish teacher, DeSoto Parish principal take top honors at educators symposium Friday night  The Advocate

Joni Smith, a 7th-grade science teacher at Albany Middle School, received the 2017 Teacher of the Year award Friday night at a celebration honoring the state's ...

DeSoto school district administrative changes announced  KTBS

A number of administrative promotions have been made within the DeSoto Parish School District. Superintendent Cade Brumley announced the changes at the ...

Mansfield ISD trustees will vote May 22 on new attendance zones  Fort Worth Star Telegram

New attendance zone maps that rezone all grade levels in the southern half of the Mansfield school district got positive reviews from trustees. They will vote on ...

Parents air concerns at first public meeting on Mansfield ISD attendance boundaries  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Alicia Cerisier bought her home in The Villages at Spring Lake in east Mansfield because all the schools from elementary to high school were a quick drive or a ...

Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump to retire  KSLA

Crump began his career with the Shreveport Police Department in 1992. He became the Interim Chief in July of 2016 and was later named to the permanent ...

In Business  Shreveport Times

Two appointed to judiciary commission. The Louisiana Supreme Court recently announced that Edward J. Walters Jr. has been appointed as an attorney ...

Judge upholds closure of Pelican All Saints High School  KTBS

A ruling by a federal judge today upheld the closure of Pelican All Saints High School, as well as the district re-zoning that will move students out of North ...

Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.

Ruptured spleen cause of death for Mansfield High School student  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The cause of death for a 15-year-old Mansfield High School student last week was internal bleeding from a ruptured spleen, according to the Tarrant County ...

Mansfield ISD students making beautiful music  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Midwest Clinic. Texas Music Educators. Music For All. It's all sweet music to the ears of Dr. Russell Sanders, director of fine arts for the Mansfield School District.

Star-Telegram reporter covers National Signing Day in DFW  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Star-Telegram reporter Brian Gosset poses with Texas volleyball signee Molly Phillips on National Signing Day at Mansfield High School.

Drugs no stranger to Mansfield schools  Fort Worth Star Telegram

From threatening police officers with gang violence to emergency trips to the hospital, illegal drug use has caused disruptions in the Mansfield school district's ...

Mansfield football teams are almost sure to clean up at these awards  Fort Worth Star Telegram

At this year's 1st Down Club scholarship awards, there will be seven players and a coach up for honors, representing four Mansfield schools.

Regional calendar of events: May 24-31  Wicked Local

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Texas colleges dominate choices of Tarrant County valedictorians, salutatorians  Dallas News

These are the 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians for public, private and charter schools in Tarrant County. (V) indicates valedictorian; (S) indicates ...

Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...

Mansfield Legacy baseball equaled longest playoff run in school district  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Mansfield Legacy baseball team tied the record for the farthest run in the playoffs for a Mansfield school, joining just two other teams.

NBA: Former player Orlando Woolridge dead at 52  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Bucks Athletics Announce Brian Byrd as Head Soccer Coach  The Mena Star

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain announced Brian Byrd as their first Head Soccer Coach in school history on December 6th. Coach Byrd is coming ...

Mansfield to induct eight into Athletic Hall of Honor  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Editor's Note: This story has been edited to include the correct information. There's a wall at Vernon Newsom Stadium covered with plaques representing some ...

Let the skating begin at StarCenter Mansfield: ‘It’s a dream come true’  Star-Telegram

StarCenter Mansfield, an 78000-square-foot dual ice rink facility, held its grand opening with figure skating performances, a youth hockey tournament and public ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football playoff games from around DFW and the rest of Texas  Star-Telegram

The high school football playoffs are here with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

Mansfield ISD valedictorians, salutatorians look toward future  Fort Worth Star Telegram

As another school year comes to a close in the Mansfield Independent School District, a half dozen students will lead the senior classes into their new world.

Mansfield ISD recognizes its newest namesakes  Fort Worth Star Telegram

“It's not an 'I' thing, it's a 'we' thing.” On the heels of a special reception on Aug. 22, that's what Brenda Norwood, former educator, had to say when naming rights ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 22-23  247Sports

The NCAA Dead Period got underway on Monday, but it was preceded by one of the busiest recruiting weekends of the year. On Saturday and Sunday alone, ...

Joey LaRoche of KIPP is Louisiana High School Principal of the Year

joey-laroche.jpg. The Louisiana Department of Education has honored Joey LaRoche, the principal of KIPP Renaissance High of New Orleans. (Courtesy of the ...

Friday Night Fashion - how Mansfield ISD football uniforms are chosen  Fort Worth Star Telegram

From old-school Mansfield to more outlandish Mansfield Legacy, football players are getting more of a voice in how they look on the field.

Market Street opens Friday in Mansfield. But what about that H-E-B?  Star-Telegram

While Mansfield residents wait for any news on H-E-B's arrival, Market Street has moved much faster with plans to open an 80,000-square-foot grocery store on ...

Ex-NBA player Orlando Woolridge dead at 52  CBS News

Former Chicago Bulls star who played in NBA for 13 years dies in La. after complications from chronic heart condition.

West Mansfield's Pioneer Place already in demand before foundation is poured  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Bethlehem Baptist Church has been calling for affordable housing in West Mansfield for decades and it's finally coming to fruition with Pioneer Place.

DeSoto Board votes to close Pelican All Saints  KSLA-TV

DeSoto Parish School Board members voted Thursday night to close the Pelican All Saints High School.

Mansfield players scattered through pro leagues  Fort Worth Star Telegram

For more than 100 years, area athletics have been a big part of the Mansfield school district's history. And simple math suggests a couple standout athletes might ...

Coach: Mansfield High student killed in ‘an accident’ after football game  Fort Worth Star Telegram

The teenager died early Friday at Mansfield Methodist Medical Center. The medical examiner has not determined the cause or manner of death.

Longtime Tigers baseball coach resigns  Fort Worth Star Telegram

In a somewhat surprising move, longtime Mansfield High baseball coach Gary Vaughan has decided to hang up his hat. The Tigers' skipper of 18 years decided ...

Lady in the driver’s seat in auto tech class  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Misty Smitherman is the only female auto tech teacher in Mansfield, maybe in the state.

About that H-E-B in Mansfield: Here’s what they told city officials this week  Fort Worth Star Telegram

H-E-B took another giant step toward opening a location at U.S. 287 and East Broad Street, but the San Antonio-based grocer remains coy about when it's ...

Market Street, restaurants eye spot next to Mansfield High  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Council gives first nod to project, which would include fast-food and sit-down restaurants.

MHS Men's Choir joins select group  Fort Worth Star Telegram

There are some sweet sounds coming from the Mansfield School District.

Take a look at the new Market Street grocery store in Mansfield  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Market Street plans to open an 80000-square-foot grocery store on May 25 next to Mansfield High School.

Taking flight at Phoenix Academy  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Regenia Crane has spent most of her life preparing to be principal at The Phoenix Academy. “I've always said it was about making relationships with kids,” ...

Mansfield Tigers make history with first appearance in football’s fourth round  Fort Worth Star Telegram

When a swarm of Mansfield defenders dragged down Arlington Lamar's Rashad Polk 17 yards short of the goal line at AT&T Stadium last Saturday night, history ...

Randall Canedy MISD 'super volunteer'  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Just call him Super Volunteer. Though he doesn't duck into a phone booth to put on a cape, Randall Canedy is always ready to help when the Mansfield School ...

UNC Charlotte shooter ‘targeted a specific table of people,’ witness told police  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Accused UNC Charlotte school shooter Trystan Terrell “walked towards a particular table and began to fire at the people seated there,” a witness told police after ...

Thieves swipe school-issued iPads  USA TODAY

For two years, the parent-teacher association at River Glen School in San Jose, Calif., scraped together donated dollars and grant money to buy technology for ...

Mansfield grad Jerod Evans takes long route to Virginia Tech  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Jerod Evans started at Air Force, tore his ACL and transferred to a junior college before ending up with the Hokies.

The Killer Cadets  Texas Monthly (subscription)

David Graham and Diane Zamora were intelligent, young, and in love. And they shared a secret: They had brutally murdered Adreianne Jones.

Texas killer cadet Diane Zamora was unhappy with her housing. Court declines to help  Star-Telegram

Texas killer cadet Diane Zamora had contended she needed to be in protective custody because of her high-profile case. A lower court refused her civil rights ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

The Teenage Love Triangle That Sent The Texas 'Cadet Killers' To Prison 20 Years Ago  Task & Purpose

A former North Texas midshipman who with her boyfriend killed a Mansfield teen after he confessed to an affair has lost an appeal to return to protective custody ...

Teen with autism crowned prom king  KTRK-TV

A teen with autism was recently crowned his high school's prom king.

Alan Crump named Shreveport police chief  KSLA-TV

Mayor Ollie Tyler announced Alan Crump's appointment to the city's top law enforcement job in a news conference early Tuesday afternoon. Crump, 51, was one ...

Sake Hibachi opening second Mansfield location  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Sake Hibachi Sushi & Bar plans to open a second location in Mansfield, this time at the northwest corner of East Broad Street and Texas 360.

School back in session: See what's new for each parish  Shreveport Times

DeSoto Parish Schools are back in session and it won't be long until other local school districts are following suit. Each school year, thousands of students return ...

Building booming in Mansfield  Fort Worth Star Telegram

New restaurants, homes cause flurry of construction.

Mansfield City Council paving way for 2nd German grocery  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Mansfield could end up with two Lidl grocery stores, both on the east side of town. On Monday, the City Council advanced the zoning change for a Lidl on East ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

It’s prime time for high school marching bands in Texas  Fort Worth Star Telegram

North Texas high school marching bands begin yearly competitions with regional contests. This year, marching bands from 1A, 2A, 3A and 5A schools can ...

Faith Bender Is One Of The Top Underclassman Throwers  MileSplit

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TCU roster rankings, Nos. 10-6: Bounce-back candidates, last year's biggest breakout player and more  Dallas News

We're back with the next leg of our countdown of TCU football's top 15 players for the 2019 season. Ranking the Horned Frogs' roster for any...

North Louisiana high school rally winners announced  Monroe News Star

Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge.

City of Mansfield prepares for its first Veterans Day parade  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Did you know Veterans Day began as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919? It was to celebrate the first anniversary of the end of World War I. It wasn't until 1926 that ...

Council denies alcohol variance  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Carniceria Carmelita will not able to sell beer after all because of its proximity to Legacy High School. The City Council voted 5-2 Monday to deny the Mexican ...

Council OKs Market Street development  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Members want to rethink alcohol variance for Carmelita meat market.

New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting ...

School board responds to football stadium usage  Fort Worth Star Telegram

This year's varsity football season where the Mansfield Tigers play all their home games at Newsom Stadium while the Legacy Broncos only have one home ...

LIVE UPDATES: High school football games from around DFW and the rest of Texas!  Star-Telegram

The high school football season is underway with a great slate of games this evening. Follow along below for live updates from all the games around Dallas-Fort ...

Memorial honoring Mansfield fallen to be unveiled soon  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Harry D. Blissard. Shirley Copeland. Danny Cordes. Those three names are forever a part of Mansfield history, and yet unknown to most residents. With the city's ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Lesbian Texas teacher barred from her classroom to start new academic year  Chron

Controversy is a part of art, and for Texas art teacher Stacey Bailey, that statement is all too true. In September 2017 Bailey was allegedly barred from her ...

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Natural Grocers gets OK to build  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Natural Grocers could start construction in Mansfield in the next three months with plans to open by early 2018. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to ...

Young dancers meet Kilgore College Rangerettes, participate in halftime show  Longview News-Journal

KILGORE — The floor of Masters Gym was crowded Saturday, as about 150 high school dancers took direction from an instructor who was showing — and ...

Delta Debs take college tours, etiquette lessons before presentation  Shreveport Times

The 46 high school coeds were presented as the 2018 Delta Debutantes March 17 at Shreveport Convention Center.

ULM builds depth with Signing Day additions  Monroe News Star

Oak Grove OL Bolding, 3-star WR Jackson highlight NSD.

Red River Parish School Board selects new superintendent  KTBS

Alison Hughes, the director of federal programs for the Red River Parish School Board, has been named the school district's next schools superintendent.

Spring football fix: Area high school spring game schedule  Fort Worth Star Telegram

April showers bring May high school football spring games. Last year, the dfwVarsity crew made four stops at spring games across the coverage area to get a ...

Society honors historic home  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Historical society commissions ornament of Victorian farmhouse.

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