PHOTOS BY DAVID BARBER
Connor Houston (1), the Van Vandal receiver, looks for running room after receiving a reverse handoff against the Mineral Wells Rams last Friday night in Irving Schools Stadium. Houston caught four passes for 37 yards as the Vandals registered an impressive 54-7 win in the Class 4A Area championship game. The Vandals will meet the Paris Wildcats in the Class 4A regional semifinals at 1 p.m. Friday afternoon in Allen.
Photo by David Barber
Representatives from Chevron were on hand Nov. 14 at the VISD trustees meeting, presenting a donation check totaling $50,000. Presenting the check are Rosa West, middle, and Luke Hendricks, right, of Chevron. Accepting the check is Van ISD Superintendent Don Dunn. The check will be used to purchase iPads for classrooms in Van ISD.
Photos by David Kapitan
Van Vandal Head Coach Jared Moffatt speaks to his team after the Vandals suffered a 34-28 defeat at the hands of Kennedale in the Class 4A state quarterfinals Friday night at The Star in Frisco. Van finished its 20016 campaign with an overall record of 12-2. The Vandals competed in their first regional final since 2008 and participated in the fourth round of the state playoffs for the first time since their state championship season of 1979.