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ASU to Host UIL Region 1-4A Academic, Athletic Spring Meet

April 13, 2010

Approximately 3,500 high school students, coaches, sponsors and parents will descend on San Angelo from April 18 through May 4 for the UIL Region 1-4A Academic and Athletic Spring Meet.

Region 1-4A includes 62 schools in eight districts in an area bordered by El Paso, Dumas, Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Stephenville and San Angelo.

Golf and tennis events are scheduled April 19-20 at Bentwood Country Club and Quicksand Golf Course. The one-act play and computer science competitions are scheduled Friday, April 23, and academic events are set for Saturday, April 24, on the ASU campus. The UIL competitions will conclude May 3-4 with the track and field competitions at the ASU LeGrand Sports Complex.

The boys’ and girls’ tennis tournaments will be played on the courts at Bentwood Country Club with first-round matches set to begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 19, and continuing through the next day.

The boys’ and girls’ golf tournaments will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, April 19, and will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 20. Tournament play for the boys will be at Quicksand Golf Course and for girls at Bentwood Country Club.

The one-act plays will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, April 23, in the Lake View High School Auditorium and are open free to the public. The computer science competition will be on Friday, April 23, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in the ASU Rassman Building.

The remaining academic competitions are set for Saturday, April 24, at various times and locations on campus. Those competitions include informational speaking, persuasive speaking, prose interpretation, poetry interpretation, Lincoln-Douglas debate, spelling and vocabulary, ready writing, current issues and events, social studies, literary criticism, news writing, feature writing, editorial writing and headline writing.

Also on Saturday, April 24, students will compete in a number of science and technology events, including number sense, calculator applications, science, computer applications, mathematics and accounting.

The regional boys’ and girls’ track and field meet will begin on Monday, May 3, with the long jump, discus and pole vault at 11 a.m. for the girls and at 1:30 p.m. for the boys. The preliminaries in running events will begin at 2:30 p.m. The track and field competition will resume on Tuesday, May 4, with field events beginning at 10 a.m. and finals in the running events starting at 2 p.m.

Admission to the track and field competition is $8 per day for adults and $5 per day for students. A two-day pass is available for adults for $10.

Schools participating in the competitions include:

From District 1: El Paso, Andress, Austin, Bowie, Burges, Chapin, Irvin and Jefferson high schools, all of El Paso.

From District 2: Canutillo, Clint Horizon and Mountain View, El Paso Del Valle, El Paso Parkland, El Paso Riverside, El Paso Ysleta and San Elizario high schools.

From District 3: Amarillo Caprock and Palo Duro, Canyon and Canyon Randall, Dumas, Hereford and Pampa high schools.

From District 4: Abilene Cooper, Big Spring, Plainview, San Angelo Lake View and Wolfforth Frenship high schools.

From District 5: Denton, Denton Guyer, Denton Ryan, Lake Dallas, Lewisville The Colony, Little Elm, Wichita Falls and Wichita Falls Rider high schools.

From District 6: Aledo, Azle, Fort Worth Boswell, Mineral Wells, N. Richland Hills Birdville, Saginaw, Springtown and White Settlement Brewer high schools.

From District 7: Fort Worth schools Arlington Heights, Dunbar, Eastern Hills, North Side, Polytechnic, South Hills, Southwest, Trimble Tech, Western Hills and Wyatt.

From District 8: Arlington Seguin, Crowley, Everman, Granbury, Joshua, Mansfield Legacy, Mansfield Timberview and Stephenville high schools.

REGION 1-4A ONE ACT PLAYS

April 23 at the Lake View High School Auditorium

2 p.m. “The Shadow Box” – El Paso Burges High School

3 p.m. “The Good Person of Szechwan/(Woman)” – El Paso Riverside High School

4 p.m. “Radium Girls” – N. Richland Hills Birdville High School

5 p.m. “Leading Ladies” – Mansfield Legacy High School

6 p.m. “The Rimers of Eldritch” – Aledo High School

7 p.m. “Paganini” – Canyon High School