Emergency personnel from several local departments were honored at the Hill Country 100 Club awards banquet Thursday in Burnet.
Azarael Sanchez (back-center), Nathan Abken (15) and Kai Cartwright (7) swarm to the ball in the Badgers’ 2-1 home loss to Burnet on Friday. Victor Castruita scored the Badgers’ only goal, and their last home game was scheduled for Monday after press time. “While we lost, our kids gave it everything, and I am very proud of that,” coach Ryan Race said. JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD
Ace Whitehead pitched 5 1/3 innings of scoreless, no-hit baseball before Gatesville had a double, and the Badgers went on to win 10-1 on Monday.
It was the regular-season opener, held on the Hornets' home field.
Whitehead also had four hits and nearly hit for the cycle, with a triple, a double and two singles.
After heavy rain this week, a tractor sculpture in the Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden at Campbell Park looks firmly stuck in muddy runoff. Parts of the county received their biggest rain of 2020 so far, with 2.85 inches reported Tuesday and Wednesday at a Lower Colorado River Authority data site near Nix.