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Incarnate Word High School Softball Team TAPPS State Champs

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The Incarnate Word High School (IWHS) Shamrock Softball Team took 1st place at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) state competition held in Austin on Thursday, May 11. This is the third year in a row that the Shamrocks have brought home this honor. IWHS beat rival Antonian College Prep in a decisive 21 – 6 win. Incarnate Word has won four state softball championships in five years.

The Shamrock team included Ashley Meinecke, Morgan Barr, Ashley Acosta, Brooke Orme, Athena Garza, Marissa Hernandez, Sofia Herrera, Briley Winge, Danielle Diaz, Carolina Vasquez, Cameron Sotelo, Bailey Rivera, Elissa Simmons, Cassandra Rodriguez, Analiese Galdeano, Megan Jimenez, Michelle Iparraguirre and Gianna Brown.  The Shamrock team is coached by Hector Garza, Savanah Jackson and Louie Berlanga.
The follow members of the team were named:
·         1st Team All-District: Megan Jimenez, Michelle Iparraguirre, Gianna Brown, Analiese Galdeano, Morgan Barr, Danielle Diaz, Bailey Rivera
·         2nd Team All-District: Cassandra Rodriguez, Ashley Acosta, Marissa Hernandez, Briley Winge, Athena Garza, Carolina Vasquez
·         All-State Tournament: Gianna Brown, Megan Jimenez, Michelle Iparraguirre, Analiese Galdeano
Of its nine competitive athletic teams, IWHS has won two TAPPS state championships in 2017. One in golf and the other in softball.

The Big Give

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The Big Give is South Central Texas’ 24-hour online day of online giving fueled by the power of generous donors, creative nonprofits, social media, collaboration, and you. The Big Give starts today, May 4th!

The McNay Art Museum is fundraising $25,000 for their Fund-A-Bus program, which partners with every school district in Bexar County (and beyond!) to provide FREE school buses for McNay field trips. To donate, visit -->

Puppalooza at The Forum!

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Don't miss the 2nd Annual Pet Fair "Puppalooza" this Saturday, May 6 at The Forum at Lincoln Heights from 11:00am - 1:00pm! They will have food trucks, vendors, and prizes for different categories including 'Smallest Dog' to 'Best Tail Wag'! 

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