TVCC presents 11th Annual Southern Region National Intercollegiate Rodeo

TVCC’s Jesse Petri participates in bull riding during the 2018 TVCC Rodeo. (Courtesy photo)

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Trinity Valley Community College will host the 11th annual National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association rodeo on Feb. 8 – 9, 2019 at the Henderson County Fair Park Complex.

Coming from as far away as Louisiana, the event will feature approximately 400 contestants representing 20 colleges and universities including: Hill College, Southwest Texas Junior College, McNeese State University, Louisiana State University, Trinity Valley Community College, Northeast Texas Community College, Lone Star Community College – Montgomery, Panola Junior College, Texas A&M University, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas A&M University – Kingsville, and Wharton County Junior College.

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McAdams named All-American

Tevan McAdams

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

In his career at Trinity Valley Community College, Tevan McAdams has been no stranger to postseason honors.

At the end of the 2018 season, the 6-3, 240-pound defensive lineman out of Denton Guyer High School, was named Defensive Player of the Year in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference.

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TVCC Sports Notes: Lady Cards stay unbeaten

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

The second-ranked Lady Cards returned to action following the holiday break Wednesday night with a 69-66 overtime win against Collin County in the McLennan Classic in Waco.

The win improved the Lady Cards to 12-0 on the season.

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PRICE AT 50: Teaching icon at TVCC celebrates half-century in classroom

Dr. Price will receive his plaque for 50 years of service teaching biology at the annual TVCC Christmas luncheon Thursday.

Dr. Vernon Price

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Dr. Vernon Price.

It’s very possible the name might be one of the most recognizable to students at Henderson County Junior College/Trinity Valley Community College student over the past 50 years.

In addition to learning from the biology teacher in the classroom, many students would likely also say they were positively impacted by his book “What Every Student Should Know About Studying, but Didn’t Know To Ask!”

Dr. Price will receive his plaque for 50 years of service at the annual TVCC Christmas luncheon Thursday.

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Lady Cards rally to beat Angelina, 55-49

By Benny Rogers/TVCC Sports Information

Talk about a comeback!

Early in the fourth quarter, the second-ranked Lady Cards found themselves on the short end of a 13-point deficit. Fast forward to the seven-minute mark and the comeback was on.

The Lady Cards, ignited by defense, caught fire and rallied to score a 55-49 road win against No. 19 Angelina Wednesday night. The Lady Cards outscored Angelina 25-10 in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Cards took their first lead of the game on a pair of Jasmine Smith free throws at the 1:44 mark, going up 49-47. The comeback was highlighted on the offensive end by back-to-back Tra’dayja Smith three-pointers. Curtessia Dean also had a big three-pointer as the Lady Cards took control.

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