La Vernia kicks off Homecoming Week!

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The La Vernia community continues its traditional kick-off to Homecoming Week Aug. 29, with the Lighting of the LV in Bear Stadium. The annual community pep rally includes a parade of La Vernia High School teams, classes, and clubs, and introduction of the Homecoming candidates. The Bears will host Gonzales this Friday for Homecoming. See more photos from the Lighting of the LV on page 10.

LANA FRANK
The La Vernia Bears burst onto the field Aug. 26, ready to take on Burnet in their season opener. Coach Brad Molder’s Bears battled hard last Friday, ultimately falling to their first opponents of the 2022 season, 36-25. See more from the game on page 6.