“The Grove is a family. That is what sets us apart from a lot of schools.” … And that family has been extremely successful, winning two University Interscholastic League (UIL) Texas State Football Championships in the past three years. This year, the Hawks are state ranked and well on their way to making a fourth consecutive trip to AT&T Stadium for the UIL State Title game.
Six Things You Should Do in Texarkana During the Month of December! … We’re headed towards winter, which officially begins December 21, and we’re inching closer and closer to the handful of holidays we get to (or HAVE to, and we’re dreading it) spend with our family. I know that I’m kind of looking forward to spending some extra quality time with the people I’ve been told to socially distance from all year! That doesn’t mean that all the family squabbling at the dinner table will subside, but this year we might actually enjoy the chance to disagree, as long as we’re together.
Rivals for 110 years, it stands to reason that both sides of Texarkana’s State Line would agree, “Texas/Arkansas Week” is the most highly anticipated and spirit filled week of the whole school year for both Texas High and Arkansas High students and possibly even the entire cities of Texarkana. The traditions of frying bacon on the school lawn, chomping Tiger Tail doughnuts, stealing mascots, and driving down State Line with the Texas and Arkansas state flags unfurled and flying proudly from the beds of pick-up trucks
Six Things You Should Do in Texarkana During the Month of November! … Now that everyone’s back out and about (mask or no mask), and we’ve all officially made it back around to the fall, I figure there’s absolutely no better time than now to start celebrating this wonderful season, and there’s no better way to do it than by participating in all the AMAZING events Texarkana has planned for the month of November. … This is the place for all the moms and dads who have hit rock bottom when it comes to ideas on how to keep their children entertained and are about to jump ship.
Texarkana Monthly spotlights Football Player Landon Jackson. … When sharing a conversation with Landon Jackson, you would never guess that you’re talking to one of the best high school football players in the entire nation. He is soft-spoken, polite, and answers, “yes ma’am” to every question. Every kid in Texarkana knows his name. This is mostly because of his undeniable talent on the football field, but also because he’s been known to babysit on a Saturday night or to show up at a birthday party to make local youth feel like they’re best friends.
Morgan Smith shares Texarkana Gameday's football season broadcasting plans with Texarkana Monthly. … Before I can paint a picture to give you a visual of what Texarkana Gameday will be this season, it’s important to first look at how we began. Texarkana Gameday had a quick start, and it took us almost an entire season to figure out the direction we wanted to take it. We had little broadcast experience which created challenges, but we also had an idea that we knew would be great for the community and an exciting accomplishment.
Bailey Gravitt shares his sports perspective with Texarkana Monthly. … While many seemed up in arms over Major League Baseball getting postponed earlier this year, there was an even more heart wrenching, more devastating tragedy occurring right under our nose. Everyone but my friend Kam and I seemed to overlook: the Justin Bieber Changes Tour was canceled! For the first time since “The Biebs” blasted onto the scene in 2010, I was finally getting my chance to see my favorite artist in person.
Love golf? Need an outing? … Texarkana has a unique opportunity to see some great players in action at Texarkana Country Club and Northridge Country Club. … The All Pro Tour and Womens All Pro Tour are playing in Texarkana this week.