Steele signs soccer scholarship
Former Mildred student and Corsicana YMCA youth soccer player Kaitlin Steele recently signed a soccer scholarship with West Texas A&M. Steele was featured in an Odessa American story because her high school, Andrews, does not offer soccer. Steele still plays club level soccer all over Texas and the rest of the country, the American reported.
“I’m excited to get to continue playing because it’s been a part of my life for so long and I still want to do it,” Steele said in the story. “It means a lot to me.”
Steele is the daughter of Dale and Kim Steele. Her grandparents are W.T. and Jerry Gregory in Mildred. Steele went to school at Mildred from Kindergarten through fifth grade. She played soccer at the YMCA from 1999-2006, starting at 4 years old and playing through the end of 5th grade.
Steele has been playing club level soccer since Under-11. She has been an integral part of a team that progressed from the West Texas Premier league, into the Arlington League and currently plays in the Lake Highlands Classic League, one of the top girls’ youth soccer leagues in the country, said her former coach, Chris Payne. She also represented North Texas Youth soccer in the Olympic Development program, playing at the Region 3 tournament in Montevallo, Ala., Payne said.
Last summer, Kaitlin spent the summer playing for Western United in Massachusetts, in the United Soccer Leagues Super 20 Women’s Soccer Division. As just one of three high school players not in their senior year of high hchool or freshman year of college, Kaitlin got to train and compete with college players, according to Payne.
On the Net:
Steele signs soccer scholarship
Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production
NEW YORK — Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.
Reunions for 7-26-14
G. W. Carver High School Alumni Reunion
The Ex-Students Reunion of G.W. Carver High School, Dawson will be held July 25-27 at Dawson Elementary School.
Dresden UMC to hold first Lord’s Acre
Dresden United Methodist Church will hold its first Lord’s Acre Vendor Craft Fair and Flea Market on Oct. 4, 2014.
Burns 50th Anniversary
Chuck Charles Burns Sr. and Pamela Johnston Burns celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 27, 2014.
Reunions: CHS Class of 1959, G.W. Carver High School
The Corsicana High School Class of 1959 will have its 55th reunion on the weekend of Oct. 3 through 5, 2014.
The ex-students of G. W. Carver will celebrate its 30th annual reunion July 25 to 27 at Dawson High School.
Around the U.S. — Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider started fire
SEATTLE — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.
Local students graduate from University of North Texas
Mom to be remembered
As females we are always concerned with how we look, how our outfit fits us, do our shoes and handbag coordinate?...silly minor “girly” things. But as girls we reserve that right to worry about all that stuff.
Cutting the cord
Being a parent is one of the most demanding jobs — both physically and emotionally.
Christmas in July: TV week of holiday programming
NEW YORK — The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July — but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs.
- More Lifestyles Headlines
- Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production