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June 25, 2017

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Claude Mathis named Athletic Director/Head Football Coach

MARSHALL, Texas – Marshall ISD’s Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Jerry Gibson to hire Claude Mathis as the district’s new Athletic Director and Head Football Coach. The unanimous vote took place during a Special Called Meeting Thursday afternoon. A press conference to officially introduce Mathis took place following the board

US 80 TO BE RESURFACED IN MARSHALL

ATLANTA – A section of US 80 in Marshall will receive a new riding surface during this summer according to plans approved in March by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 3.8-mile section of the highway making up Victory Drive between US 59 and Loop 390 East,” said Paul Wong,

Winterguard reschedules performance, raffle

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall ISD Winterguard has rescheduled its performance from last Friday’s “Dinner and a Show” which was cut short due to rough weather which roared through the area during their first performance. Winterguard director Crystal Walker said that the groups will schedule a “redemption performance” for Friday, March 31, at 5:30 p.m.

MJHS boys track wins Lindale meet

MARSHALL, Texas – The Marshall Junior High School 8th grade boys track team brought home first place at the Lindale Junior High Relays Tuesday night in Lindale, setting four meet records in the process. The 7th grade boys finished in second place. In the 8th grade division, Marshall’s James Thomas set a meet record in

Edgar wins 800-meter run at Bobby Lane Invitational

ARLINGTON, Texas – Wiley College men’s track and field athlete Marbeq Edgar continued where he left off in the 800-meter run as he topped the field full of NCAA Division I athletes at the University of Texas-Arlington Bobby Lane Invitational. Edgar finished the race in 1:51.77 to secure a bid to repeat his NAIA Championship.

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