Archive for 2013

Sparkman, Davis, Smith lead area contingent on Class 4A TSWA all-state football team

FROM STAFF REPORTS Avalanche-Journal All-City Defensive Player of the Year Stephen Smith and two members of the All-City team, defensive back Cade Davis and kicker Josh Sparkman, were named Thursday to the Texas Sports Writers Association all-state football first team. All three played at Frenship. Smith followed up a monster junior season with a better […]

Springs Fellowship to host prayer summit

Springs Fellowship Church is hosting a prayer summit Friday through Sunday that will include 42 hours straight of praise, worship and prayer. The event will begin Friday at 7 p.m., and various worship teams from around Lubbock will take turns leading worship throughout the 42-hour period. Focused prayer times on Saturday will include prayers for […]

Road to connect subdivision to Donald Preston Drive

The area directly south of Preston Park in Wolfforth will hold a new 154-lot development, according to a press release sent by the city Tuesday morning. The subdivision was announced Tuesday by Joe Stettheimer of Stettheimer Family Partnership, and Steven Dorsey of Dorsey and Associates and will be called Preston Hollow. Access to the subdivision […]

Wolfforth joins other cities for street repairs

Wolfforth City Council members approved joining a group seal coat project with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper during a meeting Monday night. Council members made seal coating Wolfforth’s streets a priority during budget meetings in the fall, but City Manager Darrell Newsom said the most cost-effective way to accomplish the street repairs was to join a […]

FISD board sets 2013-14 calendar

School will start on Aug. 26 next fall, with graduation slated for May 30 for the seniors of 2014. The 2013-14 school calendar was approved unanimously by the Frenship Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday night. Board members also unanimously approved a deferment of the rule that standardized end-of-year course exams for high […]

Cornerstone church to offer college-level theology course

A local pastor will teach a college-level theology course at Cornerstone Bible Church, located at 7915 Iola Ave. Steve Spurlin, the pastor of Cornerstone, will teach the course “Systematic Theology I” for credit through Tyndale Theological Seminary. He said the course focuses on bibliology, including the Bible’s origin, inspiration and inerrancy. “This is a foundational […]

Kristen Griggs one of two FHS students on list

Kristen Griggs was recently named one of two National Merit Scholarship finalists from Frenship High School. Kristen, who found out two weeks ago that she had been named as a finalist, said, “The fact that I made it was really great.” Like many other seniors, though, she is now counting the days until graduation after […]

Frenship softball begins non-league play

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—With the first league game still a month away, the Frenship softball team started its non-league schedule off on the right foot last weekend. The Tigers, playing in the Fuddrucker’s Tournament, decimated their early competition with an average margin of victory of over eight runs in their first seven games. The Tigers […]

Tiger tennis competes at Permian Invitational

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM ODESSA—The Frenship tennis team went on the road this weekend to compete in the Permian Invitational in Odessa. The Tigers had a strong showing in the mixed doubles event. Brittany McClellan and Landon Hope reached the final of the A division after defeating Andrews 6-2, 6-4, but fell to the Odessa High […]

Frenship track athlete signs with Air Force Academy

BY PRESTON WICKERSHAM WOLFFORTH—Dee Grimes, a three-year letterman in track at Frenship, signed a national letter of intent with the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Thursday. Grimes competes as a sprinter for the Tigers. With his final season upcoming, his personal best times include 22.38 seconds in the 200-meter dash and 49.2 […]