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San Marcos Academy Varsity Tennis Team: (front row) Morgan Scott, Faith Becker, Kayla Mock, Helen Gao, Sarah Britton, Emma Feigl (back row) Matt Contreras, Head Coach; Abel Gijangha; Jacob Becker; Blain Montgomery; Bryce Harper; Layton Schawe; Nathaniel Blackstone; Michelle Harper, Assistant Coach
Photos courtesy of SMA

SMA tennis heading to state tournament

The San Marcos Academy varsity tennis team competed at the TAPPS 3A District Tennis Tournament on April 4, 2024. Following a long day of play, six members of the team advanced to the TAPPS State Tennis Tournament to be held on April 17-18.

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TXST’s Office of Sustainability and Department of Geography and Environmental Studies along with the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District hosted a Groundwater Symposium on April 2 at the LBJ Student Center. Pictured is Robert Mace, Texas State University’s Meadows Center for Water and The Environment executive director..
Daily Record photo by Shannon West

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Dr. Mario Garza and Maria Rocha of the Indigenous Cultures Institute are both members of the Miakan/Garza Band and performed a traditional prayer before the speakers came up.
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Experts teach about the hydrology of local aquifers

This is the second of a two part series on the Groundwater Symposium that occurred at Texas State University on April 2 bringing together the area’s groundwater conservation leaders.

Wildflowers: Show-stopping display of nature’s bounty available for motorists to enjoy

While traveling around the Lone Star State this spring, motorists are being treated to a show-stopping display of bright blues, vibrant pinks, deep reds and rich yellows. And recent rains brought us an early explosion of color that’s only going to get better before the season ends.

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Dexter McCoil Sr. takes over the Bobcat defense as the new defensive coordinator being promoted from safeties coach.
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McCoil takes over defense as the Bobcats look to be more physical and disciplined

The Texas State defense will be under new leadership as safeties coach Dexter McCoil Sr. was promoted to defensive coordinator over the offseason following the departure of Jonathan Patke who became the new defensive coordinator for the Duke Blue Devils.

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Based on 10-day averages of certain aquifer level and springflow readings, which are indicators of the current condition of the aquifer, the Critical Period Management Plan reductions are divided into the above stages.
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EAA declares increase to Stage 3

The Edwards Aquifer Authority declared an increase from Stage 2 to Stage 3 Critical Period Management permit reductions for Edwards groundwater permit holders in the San Antonio Pool of the EAA’s jurisdiction within Atascosa, Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays and Medina counties.


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