CROSS COUNTRY SEASON UPDATE
The boys and girls cross country team has been working hard since August 1st. This years team has a record number for boys and girls, out for the team. On September 7th, the team competed in their first meet of the season in Bandera, TX. Mercedes Reyes, placed 4th in the girls division with a time of 15:45. Destini Salas, placed 5th with a time of 16:11. There was a total of 60 runners in the girls division. Jonathon Torres, placed 3rd in the JV boys division and Eddie Boy Flores, Aaron Torres and Vincent Leza, all finished with respectable times in the top of the pack. Joseph Lafuente, finished 22nd in a tough Varsity boys division and Nathan Velasquez and Bradley Reyes both finished in the top of their divisions with respectable times.
Congratulations to the Cross Country Team! Best of Luck on the rest of the season!
STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR RUN WITH A MISSION 5K
Registration is now open for the 2016 Run with a Mission 5K, benefiting Hope for the Future and Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of San Antonio. When you register, be sure to select, Holy Cross of San Antonio, 100% of each registration fee goes directly to back to Holy Cross to support our school.
To become a Sponsor, click here: 5K Sponsorships
To register for the race, click here: Run with a Mission 5K- Registration
Cost for the 5K Run/Walk: $15
RACE DATE: Sunday, October 23, 2016
LOCATION: Mission County Park #1, 802 VFW Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78214
7:00-8:00 AM- Registration
7:30 AM- Mass (Under large pavilion)
8:30 AM-Kid’s Race
9:00 AM- 5K Run/Walk
PENA, FEATURED IN HERO COLLEGE SPORTS ARTICLE
Joseph Pena, ’17, was recently featured in Hero College Sports news. The article discusses Pena’s Powerlifting career and talks about what’s next for him for his bright future. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.
SENIOR COMPLETES EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT
Today’s Catholic, recently featured a story on Senior, Joel Gracia, ’17. Joel is an Eagle Scout and is apart of Troop 450, he is also a Student Knight Ambassador, involved with Acoustic Knight, and is also involved in many other organizations at Holy Cross and in his community. Joel completed a Stations of the Cross Prayer walk this summer at Holy Cross. The Stations of the Cross Prayer walk has been a beautiful addition to our campus.
Be sure to check out the story and interview about Joel and the Stations of the Cross Prayer walk, in the most recent issue of Today’s Catholic.
BREAVEMENT OF SANTIAGA GARCIA
In your prayers please remember Santiaga Garcia. The services are as followed:
Monday, September 26, 2016
Castillo Funeral Home
Viewing: 3:00-7:00 PM
Rosary: 7:00 PM
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church
Mass: 10:00 AM
Burial to follow at San Fernando Cemetery #2.
SENIOR NAMED KSAT 12 INSTANT REPLAY SCHOLAR OF THE WEEK
Senior, Jay Nava, ’17 was named KSAT 12 Instant Replay’s Scholar of the Week this past Sunday! Jay is involved in numerous organizations at Holy Cross and was recently recognized as a Hispanic Scholar scoring in the top 2% in the nation.
Here is a link to this past Sunday’s segment: