Weekly Newsletter: Lady Spartans keep rolling, City Council making plans to fund PD-building expansion
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Lady Spartans remain unbeaten in district
The Centennial Spartans varsity girls basketball team improved to 3-0 in district play after winning both of their district games last week.
The Lady Spartans beat Midlothian-Heritage 31-30 Tuesday. The team “battled to the end and pulled off the win in the last 15 [seconds],” the Lady Spartans stated in a tweet.
The Lady Spartans then won their district home-opener against Mansfield Summit 51-46 Friday.
The Lady Spartans (second in district) play at first-place Mansfield Timberview (4-0 in district, 16-1 overall) Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. then play ninth-place Arlington-Seguin Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Centennial.
City Council discussing plan-realignment to pay for Police Department expansion
The Burleson City Council will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall to discuss how its going to realign Burleson’s capital improvement plan to pay for expanding the Burleson Police Department building and more.
City council will also further discuss raising the city’s impact fees, which it approved raising November 13, and discuss a proposed development on South Burleson Boulevard.
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Elks and Spartans winless through first week of district play
The Burleson Elks and Centennial Spartans varsity boys basketball teams are both still searching for their first district wins after losing each of their first two district games last week.
The Spartans lost by one point after leading at the end of the third quarter in their district-opener then lost their next game by eight after leading at halftime. The Elks lost their first two district games by a total of 59 points.
The Spartans had a chance to win their district-opener against Midlothian-Heritage Tuesday after leading 33-29 at the end of the third quarter but were outscored 12-7 in the fourth and lost 41-40.
In their district home-opener Friday, the Spartans led Mansfield-Summit 26-22 at halftime but were outscored 29-17 in the second half and lost 51-43 despite a 19-point performance from junior guard Abram Hicks.
Although the Elks lost their home-opener against Mansfield-Summit Tuesday by 39 points, Elks head basketball coach Anthony Dees said he was proud of the team for fighting through the loss against what he called a “really good” Mansfield Summit team.
The Elks play at Arlington-Seguin (0-2 in district, 8-7 overall) Tuesday at 7 p.m. then host Cleburne Friday at 7 p.m. The Spartans play at Mansfield Timberview (2-0, 12-4) Tuesday at 7 p.m. then host Arlington-Seguin Friday at 8 p.m.
Lady Elks lose tough one to Mansfield Timberview
The Burleson Elks varsity girls basketball team lost 85-22 to Mansfield-Timberview Friday.
Mansfield-Timberview outscored the Lady Elks 25-0 in the first quarter then outscored them in each of the next three quarters to improve to 4-0 in district and 16-1 overall on the season.
The Lady Elks (1-2 in district, 6-6 overall) are in fifth place in district. They play at ninth-place Seguin Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. then play third-place Cleburne Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Burleson.
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Chamber of Commerce hosting “Network@Night”
The Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly “Network@Night” event Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Fish City Grill.
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