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Cardinals survive late push to win district title

SAN MARCOS — After a total of 18 runs, 22 hits and five errors committed by both teams, Shiner St. Paul claimed the TAPPS District 4 – Div. V championship, knocking off Bracken Christian …

Gonzales to send 2 athletes to state meet With a girls’ area championship already in hand, the Gonzales Apaches track and field teams competed at the Region IV-4A meet in hopes of qualifying multiple athletes to the state meet. After …
    • Lady Apaches win area track title

      After falling short of a district title, the Gonzales Lady Apache area qualifiers won multiple gold medals to propel the team to an area …

    • Mustangs finish 4th after 2-0 loss

      LULING — The Nixon-Smiley Mustangs have a tough task ahead of them as they advance to the playoffs as the District 27-3A fourth-place team …

    • State champion golfers

      The Shiner St. Paul boys and girls golf teams traveled to Waco last week to compete at the TAPPS 2A State Golf tournament at Cottonwood Creek …

    • Mason Richter qualifies for state

      Both Mason Richter and Kiley Allen competed at the Region IV-4A golf tournament in hopes of getting back to the state tournament. Richter …

    • Area standings

      The regular season ended for most of the baseball and softball teams in the area as Nixon-Smiley, Luling and Shiner St. Paul qualified for the …

    • Veliz named District 29-4A MVP

      Unbeaten in district, the Gonzales Apaches dominated their District 29-4A opponents, outscoring their three opponents by 25 goals this season. …

Opinion
Publisher’s Perspective

Rage, rage against the memories of the past

I’ve been thinking a lot about the date May 4. If you remember last week, I wrote about the opening of my daughter’s new museum, the American Museum of the American Civil War, which …
Publisher’s Perspective

New Civil War museum is a game-changer

It was a day over five years in the making. Realistically, it was a weekend almost 10 years in the making. Last week, I travelled to Richmond, Va. to visit my daughter Stephanie Fitzwater-Arduini, …
Letter to the editor

Waelder ISD election ran smoothly

We had a real clean race. No provisional votes, no over-votes, no spoiled ballots or rejected ballots. The air conditioning malfunctioned at the Waelder Community center where we were stationed …
Publisher’s Perspective

Night and Day — Beer Festival 2019

The second annual Gonzales Inquirer Come and Taste It Craft Beer and Wine festival this past weekend reminded of the title of one of Charles Dickens’ novels. It felt like A Tale of Two Cities. …

This month in Gonzales history

1854: May 6, the contract for the Female Academy has been let to John Mooney May 13, a supper was held and $250 was raised for completion of the Methodist Church …

Constitutional amendment would shore up funding for state parks

I am excited to report that the Texas House recently passed my legislation to provide a stable funding source for Texas state parks. It now awaits one final vote in the senate before heading to …
Letter to the editor

Thanking a pair of ‘Good Samaritans’

Last Saturday morning I learned a bunch of things and need to pass ‘em on to you and I’ve relearned some things too. Let the cell phone ring on. Don’t try to one-handed find …
Publisher’s Perspective

Stress and anxiety overload for a good cause

It is Tuesday morning, and my stress level is at an all-time high. This is the weekend of the Gonzales Inquirer’s Craft Beer and Wine Festival and I have hundreds of loose ends that have be …
This week's poll question
The NBA held their annual draft lottery television special event on Tuesday, May 14 with the New Orleans Pelicans beating the odds and winning the number one overall pick. Do you believe leagues should still hold drafts?

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