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Brent Graham

Brent Graham is new Athletic Director

Brent Graham will take over Salado athletics

Board names new AD, Head Football Coach

Brent Graham will start his new job as Salado I.S.D. Athletic Director and Head Football Coach on April 1. Salado ISD Trustees voted unanimoulsy to hire Graham during a called meeting 7 p.m. March 25.

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AD resigns

Talbott resigns as AD

Salado ISD Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Glenn Talbott resigned his position Feb. 13, effective at the end of his contract on June 30.

Talbott leaves the district after three years as AD and head football coach and nine years in Salado schools. In his three years as head football coach, Salado Eagles were 8-22.

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Girls playoff bound

Lady Eagles face off in round one of playoffs

Salado Lady Eagles will face the Bruceville-Eddy Lady Eagles in the first round of the playoffs on Monday Feb. 11 at Gatesville High School at 7:00 pm.  

Salado Lady Eagles finished third in district after a three-game skid with losses to Jarrell, Academy and Cameron. 

Lady Eagles 50

Cameron 51

Salado Lady Eagles lost a tightly-contested road game to the Cameron Lady Yoe 50-51 on Feb. 4.

The teams fought back and forth throughout the first half with Cameron taking a narrow 20-19 margin to the lockers.

Cameron built a nine-point lead of 35-26 midway through the third quarter, before the Lady Eagles went on a 10-1 run to tie the score at 36 with 5:56 left to play. The Yoe then scored five unanswered points in the next minute of play. Salado scratched its way to a 45-45 tie with 1 minute left in the game.

Lady Yoe took advantage of a three-point shot and free throws to hold on to a 51-47 lead with seconds left in the game.

Ashley Adams hit a three with no time left in the game, but Salado fell short.

The girls shot just over 50 percent at the free throw line, going 15-for-29.

Meredith Ward led the Lady Eagles with 16 points. 

Taryn Kornegay followed with 9 points.

Also scoring for Salado were Jaylee Sebek, Ashley Adams and Taylor Atwood, all with 7 points each and Payton Dreitz and Carmella Perez, 1 point each.

Lady Eagles 44

Academy 47

Ashley Adams scored 6 of her 16 points in the first quarter to lead the Lady Eagles to 12-9 first quarter lead. Salado lost the lead in the second scoring 6 and missing four free throws to enter the half trailing 18-19. The Lady Eagles scored 11 points in the third to trail 29-31 going into the fourth. Salado   was outscored 15-16 in the fourth for a 44-47 loss.

Ashley Adams led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 16 points. Followed by Carmella Perez, 10 point.

Also scoring for Salado were Meredith Ward, 9 points; Jaylee Sebek, 7 points; Payton Dreitz, 2 points.

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Meredith Ward

Girls basketball results

Despite recent losses, ladies look to playoffs

Salado Lady Eagles could not handle the #3 Jarrell Lady Cougars’  6’4”  senior post Brienne Coffman or the speed of 5’7” guard Nemec, who combined for 37 of the hosting Cougars’ 68 points.

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Eagles beat Hempstead

Junior Kole Hearne turned in one of his best career performances with 21 points to lead the Salado Eagles past the Hempstead Bobcats in the Area round of the 2A basketball playoffs. The Eagles will face the winner of the Academy-Marlin matchup in the Regiona Quarterfinal round.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer
Lone Star Cup presented to Salado High School

Salado Eagles successful in 2013

Eagles celebrate Lone Star Cup,

other successful efforts in 2013

Thanks to an Academic State Championship and third place One Act Play, a state semi-finalist baseball team and region semi-finalist boys basketball team, Salado High School won the coveted UIL Lone Star Cup for the 2012-13 school year.

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Salado Eagles host Troy

Eagles fall short against Troy

Salado cannot overcome power running by Trojans

by Mason Simmons

It was a battle of wills between Salado’s air-it-out style of offense and Troy’s pounding run game, as the Eagles hosted the Trojans Oct. 18. Troy ultimately won the battle 42-32.

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Welcome Home: Eagles Earn First Win over Florence Buffaloes, 34-12

Defense plays prominent role in victory

Nothing is quite as dangerous as a football team seeking its first win, especially in front of a homecoming crowd. This became apparent as the winless Eagles hosted 1-4 Buffaloes Oct. 11.
Regardless of the numerous penalties against the Eagles or the Buffalo offense cutting Salado's lead in the second half; The Eagles still maintained their focus and defeated Florence, 34-12.

  • Written by Mason Simmons
Eagles fall to Cameron

David cannot slay Goliath

Cameron Yoe avoid slings of McLane Carter to win 57-28

It looked as if it could happen.

The daunting top-ranked Cameron Yoe might be undone by the underdog Salado Eagles as fans held their breath when the hosting Eagles took a 21-19 lead in the first quarter.

  • Written by Tim Fleischer

Eagles host Cameron

Salado Eagles host the #2 Cameron Yoe in the first week of District 13AA-DI football Sept. 27 with kick off at 7:30 p.m.

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