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April 2007

Release Date: April 12, 2007

ASU to Host UIL Region 1-4A Academic, Athletic Spring Meet

Approximately 3,500 high school students, coaches, sponsors and parents will converge on San Angelo for the UIL Region 1-4A Academic and Athletic Spring Meet April 13-28.

Region 1-4A includes schools in eight districts bordered by El Paso, Dumas, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Stephenville and San Angelo.

The one-act play and computer science competitions are scheduled Friday, April 13, and academic events are set for Saturday, April 14, on the ASU campus. Golf and tennis events are scheduled April 23-24 at Bentwood Country Club and Quicksand Golf Course. The UIL competitions will conclude April 27-28 with the track and field competitions at the ASU Multipurpose Sports Complex.

The one-act plays will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the ASU Auditorium and are open to the public. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students. The computer science competition will be on Friday, April 13, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in the Rassman Building.

The remaining academic competitions are set for Saturday at various times and locations on campus. Those competitions include information speaking, persuasive speaking, prose interpretation, poetry interpretation, Lincoln-Douglas debate, spelling and vocabulary, ready writing, current issues and events, social studies, literary criticism, news writing, feature writing, editorial writing and headline writing.

Also on Saturday, April 14, students will compete in a number of science and technology events, including number sense, calculator applications, science, computer applications, mathematics and accounting.

The boys’ and girls’ tennis tournament will be played on the courts at Bentwood Country Club with first-round matches set to begin at 8 a.m. Monday, April 23, and will continue through the next day.

The boys’ and girls’ golf tournaments will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 23, and will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24. Tournament play for the boys will be at Quicksand Golf Course and for the girls at Bentwood Country Club.

The regional boys’ and girls’ track and field meet will begin Friday, April 27, with long jump, discus and pole vault at 1 p.m. for the girls and at 3:30 p.m. for the boys. The preliminaries in running events will begin at 5 p.m.

The track and field competition will resume on Saturday, April 28, with field events beginning at 11 a.m. and finals in the running events starting at 4 p.m. Admission is $8 per day for adults and $5 per day for students. A two-day pass is available for adults for $10.

Schools participating in the competitions include:

From District 1: El Paso, Andress, Austin, Bowie, Burges, Chapin, Irvin and Jefferson high schools, all of El Paso.

From District 2: Canutillo, Clint Horizon and Mountain View, El Paso Del Valle, El Paso Parkland, El Paso Riverside, El Paso Ysleta and San Elizario high schools.

From District 3: Amarillo Caprock and Palo Duro, Canyon Randall, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa high schools.

From District 4: Big Spring, Lubbock Estacado, Plainview, San Angelo Lake View and Wolfforth Frenship high schools.

From District 5: Denison, Denton Guyer, Denton, Denton Ryan, Sherman, Wichita Falls and Wichita Falls Rider high schools.

From District 6: Azle, Fort Worth Boswell, Fort Worth North Side, Fort Worth Western Hills, Keller Fossil Ridge, N. Richland Hills Birdville, Saginaw, Springtown and White Settlement Brewer high schools.

From District 7: Arlington Heights, Carter-Riverside, Dunbar, Eastern Hills, Polytechnic, South Hills, Southwest, Trimble Tech and Wyatt high schools, all of Fort Worth.

From District 8: Aledo, Alvarado, Cleburne, Crowley, Everman, Joshua, Mineral Wells and Stephenville high schools.


Friday, April 13, 2007

Performances will begin at 2 p.m. and run back-to-back in the following order:

Canyon Randall: The Voice of the Prairie

Keller Fossil Ridge: Gint

El Paso Jefferson/Silva: The Imaginary Invalid

El Paso Burges: Elizabeth the Queen

Aledo High School: Blood Brothers

Denton Ryan High School: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis De Sade

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