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Posts published in “Day: November 12, 2020

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia donates vital PPE to First Responders

Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia with HFD Station 44 senior officers and first responders holding a N95 mask. The N95 mask is specially made for first responders to fit to their face tight to not allow contagious germs to enter the mouth or nose. First responders are frequently exposed to victims of the deadly and highly contagious COVID 19 virus. (Photo by Allan Jamail)

By Allan Jamail

Houston, TX. – Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Houston Fire Department (HFD) – Station 44 at 675 Maxey Road, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia donated 4,000 N95 masks to the Houston Fire Department. This is a part of her ongoing effort to make sure that frontline workers have the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to stay healthy and safe while they work to save lives during the ongoing pandemic. She has donated more than 50,000 face masks to community health centers, the police department, the fire department, and senior centers.

Congresswoman Garcia understands that if we are to crush this virus we must all have access to the protective equipment we need to secure the well-being of our communities. That’s why she also co-introduced the PPE for Safe Schools Act.

North Shore HS crowns Homecoming King & Queen

Homecoming King Colby Stuart and Queen Daisy Garcia pose at halftime of the Homecoming game November 6.

On Friday night, November 6, North Shore Senior High School held their Homecoming game against Kingwood High School. The Mustangs beat the Kingwood Mustangs by a score of 63-6.

During halftime, Daisy Garcia and Colby Stuart were announced as the 2020 Homecoming Queen and King. Garcia is a drum major and a member of the flute section for the North Shore Band, and she is also a member of the National Honor Society. Upon graduation, she would like to study chemical engineering at the University of Houston or Texas A&M University. Stuart is a varsity baseball player and a Rounder. After high school, he plans to study business management.

Fonteno Park Mountain Bike Trails dedicated on Veteran’s Day

L – R: Yellowbird Veterans Eric Carrasco, Denise Sanders and Adrian Garcia, Pct. 2 Harris County Commissioner after unveiling the new park sign marking the location of the bike trail. (Photo Allan Jamail)

By Allan Jamail

Houston, TX. – Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Jim and Joann Fonteno Family Park in Harris County Precinct 2 at 14350 1/2 Wallisville Rd., veterans of all branches of service and citizens gathered for the dedication ceremony of the new Yellowbird Mountain Bike Trail.

Chris Saddler, Harris County Precinct (HCPCT 2) Parks and Recreation Director, was the Master of Ceremony for the dedication ceremony who introduced numerous guest speakers.

Sydney Penny, the former HCPCT 2 Interim Parks Director, spoke and said the bike trail planning began in August of 2019. He said under his administration Cassie Gibson, an Army Veteran who represents Veterans as a HCPCT 2 staff person, and other staffers contacted Yellowbird Veterans Organization with the idea of making a mountain bike trail for veterans. He said building mountain bike trails for Veterans is a way we all can express our gratitude to them for their service to the country and by allowing them to have some joy when using the bike trails.

North Shore Mustangs remain undefeated trouncing Kingwood 63–6

Dematrius Davis #4 NS Mustang quarterback ran for games first of 9 touchdowns. (Photo by Allan Jamail)

By Allan Jamail

Friday, November 6, 2020 at the GPISD stadium the two-time defending Class 6A Division I champion North Shore Mustangs easily defeated their district opponent the Kingwood Mustangs 63 – 6.

Mustang Head Coach Jon Kay’s team is 7-0 and improving each week as it appears they may be making another run for a third consecutive championship title.

GP Yellowjackets rout the Northside Panthers 44 – 6

#10 Bernardo Vazquez, Jacket’s wide receiver catches a pass from quarterback Raul Gonzalez and runs for a big gainer. ALL PHOTOS BY ALLAN JAMAIL

By Allan Jamail

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the GPISD stadium, Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator Spiro Amarantos’s fighting Yellowjackets defeated Houston Northside Panthers, 44 – 6. They move into 2nd place behind undefeated Fort Bend Marshall.

The Yellowjackets swarming steel curtain defense once again ripped their district opponent’s offense to shreds allowing only 4 yards rushing. The Panthers total offense was kept under 150 yards for 4 quarters. The pass defense sacked the quarterback numerous times and caused 5 Panther fumbles, allowing only one TD late in the fourth quarter.