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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Academy tabs Davis as football coach

Former San Marcos High School and Texas State football player Les Davis is the new football coach at San Marcos Baptist Academy. Davis most recently served for five years as head football coach at New Braunfels Canyon, where his teams went 40-25 with a trip to the state quarterfinals.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Shooting task force throws gauntlet at court

A county-appointed task force charged with locating a parcel for a shooting sports complex has put forth an open records request to learn of the parcels under consideration for wildlife conservation habitat. The shooting sports task force...

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Garza named SMBA baseball coach

Successful veteran high school baseball coach Peter Garza is the new baseball coach at San Marcos Baptist Academy. Garza replaces Brian Gaylor, who is leaving SMBA for a professional football coaching position in Germany.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Governor orders county flags at half-mast for Peña

Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a directive that all flags in San Marcos and Hays County be flown at half mast Friday, in honor of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña, who died in the...

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

San Marcos turns out to honor fallen Peña

Emotions were strong in San Marcos Tuesday as the body of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña made its way through the streets of the city after landing earlier in the day at Randolph Air Force...

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

City flags to fly at half-mast for Peña

To honor the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña, who was killed in military action this week in Afghanistan, San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz has ordered the San Marcos city flag to be flown at half-mast.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

SMBA grad killed in Afghanistan campaign

A soldier from San Marcos lost his life this week in Afghanistan. U.S Army Captain Paul Peña, 27, was killed by an improvised explosive device as he travelled in the American Sector of Afghanistan. Peña participated in...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

SMBA senior named to all-state football team

Sam Boothby, a senior at San Marcos Baptist Academy (SMBA), was recently named to the 11-man Academic All-State Football Team by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). Boothby was chosen not only on...

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Residents roused by range candidate

About 1,400 acres of land adjacent to the San Marcos Baptist Academy is among the 15 parcels being assessed by Hays County for suitability as a publicly-owned endangered bird habitat and shooting range, according to three insiders.

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Academy wins CTCPA award

The Central Texas Crime Prevention Association (CTCPA) singled out San Marcos Baptist Academy's (SMBA) Shattered Dreams program as the Outstanding Crime Prevention Program of the Year. The award was presented at the CTCPA luncheon on Dec....

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