Category Archives: Sports

Lone Star Parks opens 2018 Thoroughbred racing season

Horsaes head for the finish line in the first race of the 2018 racing season at Lone Star Park.

Thursday night, Lone Star Park kicked off its 2018 Thoroughbred racing season that runs through July 22.

Lone Star Park announces 2018 season

Lone Star Park prepares to kick off its 2018 Thoroughbred season jam-packed full of the kind of non-stop racing action that horse enthusiasts throughout North Texas have grown to love. During its 22nd season, slated from April 19th through July 22nd, Lone Star Park will additionally offer exciting, fun-filled experiences from the Extreme Racing of camels and ostriches to a Kentucky Derby celebration to fur-tastic canine fun during Lone Star Bark to a July 4th patriotic salute.

Lone Star Park Announces 2018 Thoroughbred Season Stakes Schedule

(c)Bob Fitch

Lone Star Park’s 2018 Thoroughbred Season stakes schedule will offer 11 stakes totaling an estimated $1 million in total purse money.

GPHS football coach Gary Bartel named Grand Prairie ISD Athletic Director

Grand Prairie ISD announced Thursday that Gary Bartel has been named as the District’s new Executive Director of Athletics. Bartel has been Head Football Coach/Athletic Coordinator at Grand Prairie High School since 2004. He takes the position following the resignation of Troy Mathieu who has accepted the athletic director position in Dallas ISD.