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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.

Girls basketball results

Meredith Ward

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.

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Salado Eagles successful in 2013

Lone Star Cup presented to Salado High School

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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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.

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David cannot slay Goliath

Eagles fall to Cameron

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.

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Eagles lose to China Spring

Eagles host China Spring

Salado Eagles trailed the visiting China Spring Cougars by a touchdown at the half of their Sept. 13 game, but gave up 22 points in the third quarter in the 57-28 losing effort. The loss drops the Eagles to 0-3 as Salado takes the week off before starting district play on Sept. 27 against the #2 Cameron Yoe.

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Eagles lose to Lorena in shootout

 

You know how when you get up in the middle of an action movie to get a Coke or popcorn and come back to your seat and the whole storyline has changed?

Well, Salado’s contest -- let’s face facts, it was a gunfight from the start -- with the Lorena Leopards Sept. 6 was just like that.

 

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2013 Salado Eagles Cross Country

Aug. 29 Belton                 Girls 1st place, Boys 2nd place 

Sept. 6 Midway 

Sept. 14 Tenroc Invitational 

Sept. 21 Crawford Meet Crawford HS

Sept. 28 Temple Invitational Lions Park

Oct. 5 Round Rock McNeil Old Settlers Park 

Oct. 12 Georgetown San Gabriel Park 

Oct. 21 District Cross Country Meet Cameron HS

Nov. 2 Regional Meet Humble

Nov. 9 State Meet Round Rock Old Settlers Park

Head Coach- Cindy Mewhinney Boys Coach- Michael Goos 

Lady Eagles 1-2 in district

Salado Lady Eagles lost two district games last week, falling in a highly-contested five-set match to Florence and losing in four to Lexington on Sept. 20. The girls will host Cameron Sept. 27. The girls traveled to Rogers on Sept. 24, but the game was after press time.

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Lady Eagles start Volleyball season

New coach Tara Hatfield’s Lady Eagles volleyball team have started out with a 2-4 record, with its losses coming at the hands of 3A and 5A schools. The Lady Eagles beat Jarrell and Florence, 2A foes in the Gatesville Tournament, where Salado went 2-1 in three rounds, losing to Round Rock Christian in the first round.

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