Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Oktoberfest is Right Around the Corner: Let Southlake Sister Cities Help You Learn More About Germany

The Southlake Sister Cities organization is hosting another FREE event for the Southlake community on October 12. This time they are having a TCU associate professor come talk about Germany and its history from 1850 to present day. Come and enjoy some traditional German snacks and learn more about Germany from special guest speaker, Dr. Jeffrey D. Todd.

Dr. Todd is an Associate Professor of German and French Studies at TCU. His main scholarly interest is in German intellectual history from 1850 to the present. He is also concerned with American cultural politics past and present: in the past as it affected the German-American community; in the present as it shapes our image of and relations with European countries. Dr. Todd will address the stability of the European Union with the exit of England, as well as the immigration crisis Europe is facing today.

October 12th, 6:30 PM
3rd Floor, Southlake Town Hall,
1400 Main Street, Southlake, TX

For more information please visit SouthlakeSisterCities.org

The TCU Frog Corps and The Vocal Majority Tandem in Concert

apexThe TCU Frog Corps and The Vocal Majority to come together for an exciting concert on April 27th at the Ed Landreth Hall on the campus of TCU.

In its fifth year, the TCU Frog Corps has distinguished itself as a leading TCU campus-wide all male singing spirit group. With 70 young men, this entertaining group—donning their trademark purple blazers—sing for TCU events, community organizations and athletic events.

The Vocal Majority Chorus is a Dallas-based men’s chorus of 100+ volunteer musicians who have performed throughout the U.S., Canada and the UK. The VM is non-profit Barbershop Harmony Society chapter and 12-time Gold Medal winners in BHS chorus competitions, with their most recent win in 2014. Fans celebrate the VM as America’s Premier Pops Chorus.

Men of all ages and from all walks of life amplify their passionate love of singing while touching the hearts of thousands of fans worldwide. Their lush, multi-layered harmonies and electrifying choreography make each performance an extraordinary experience.

Dragons Drop Region Final Series Opener

Carroll pitcher Austin Tyrone threw three and 2/3 innings of relief and allowed two runs and had seven strikeouts.

FORT WORTH – Game 1 of the Class 5A Region I Final series between Arlington Martin and Carroll ended with a 7-3 Martin victory. Martin right-hander Collin Day, who has committed to Duke, threw 5 2/3 innings, only allowing three runs and five hits before a crowd of 2,500 at TCU’s Lupton Stadium. Closer Mike Hoffman followed Day and threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings to seal the victory for the Warriors. The teams return to action in Game 2 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Lupton Stadium.

Dragon starting pitcher Sean Thompson was bounced after two innings of work and gave up three runs and five hits and threw 54 pitches. Senior reliever Austin Tyrone, who had only a few appearances this season, threw three and 2/3 innings and allowed two runs and had seven strikeouts. Offensively, the Dragons were only able to rally five hits against the tough Martin pitching.  Junior catcher Hayden Zier had a key two-run double in the bottom of the 5th inning, scoring Tyler Barnes, who lead the inning off with a single. Sophomore Drew Brown also in the inning. Senior second baseman Darien McLemore added a home run in the bottom of the sixth, which the scoreboard in right-center field. Barnes also had a single earlier in the bottom of the second inning for the first hit of the game. Wednesday’s game also included a 30-minute lightning delay in the sixth inning.

The Dragons are in a familiar position. Carroll has won six eliminations games during the playoffs and lost the first game of two best-of-three series (Marcus, El Paso Montwood).

Carroll center fielder Tyler Barnes had two of the Dragons five hits against Martin on Wednesday night.

Adult tickets are $6 and students are $4. Stadium open at 6:30pm.