HP Clay Target Team Finishes Year


Members of the Highland Park clay target team took their best shots during a recent tournament in Decatur.

The Highland Park clay target team turned in a solid performance in its final fall tournament on Dec. 9 at the Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds in Decatur.

HP’s Matthew Weyman placed 17th in the varsity division, while Thatcher Hagen was 13th in the JV division. The event featured 17 teams with more than 230 competitors.

Top 10 finishers for the Scots included Nick Swartzendruber (Intermediate Advanced division) Hays McNeil (Intermediate Advanced), Ford Manley (Intermediate Entry) and Avery White (Ladies Intermediate Entry).

Zoo to Do: Animal Gathering

Paul and Tiffany Divis with Tebogo. (Photo: Dana and Daniel Driensky)

On Nov. 4, guests strolled through the award-winning Giants of the Savanna exhibit, sample exquisite dishes from more than 25 of Dallas’ premier chefs and restaurants, and enjoyed interactive animal demonstrations and musical entertainment. Following dinner, guests moved to the Wilds of Africa plaza for a live auction featuring rare zoo experiences and travel and then attendees danced the night away with music from Emerald City All Stars.

Ryan Seeking Revenge in HP Rematch


Conner Allen and the Highland Park offense will look to keep rolling on Friday against undefeated Denton Ryan. (Photo: Melissa Macatee)

As the defending Class 5A Division I state champion, Highland Park has had the proverbial target on its back all season.

However, it’s unlikely any opponents have had a potential matchup with the Scots circled on the schedule more than Denton Ryan, which will clash with HP on Friday in a rematch of last year’s state semifinal at AT&T Stadium.

The Raiders led HP in the second quarter a year ago when star quarterback Spencer Sanders suffered a knee injury. The Scots went on to post a 31-24 victory to propel them into the state title game.

‘This is Us’ Star to Share Life Lessons


The Elisa Project has an exciting announcement: Two-time Golden Globe-nominated actress Chrissy Metz will be the featured speaker at the 13th annual Life Lessons Luncheon. 

"We are absolutely thrilled to announce Chrissy Metz as the featured speaker for this year’s Life Lessons Luncheon benefiting The Elisa Project,” luncheon chair Kim Bannister said about the This is Us star.

The 2018 Dallas Symphony Debutantes

The 2018 Dallas Symphony debutantes. (Photo: James French)

The 2018 Dallas Symphony debutantes were honored at a cocktail reception and buffet dinner on Nov. 22 at the Meyerson Symphony Center. The debutantes, honor guards, and their families were welcomed by DSOL President Mari Epperson and Presentation Ball Chair Lori Routh.

CASTING: Singles Looking for Love (at First Sight)


Are you desperate to get married – or just a true believer in love at first sight?

Well, then a Lifetime channel reality show casting in Dallas might be the answer for you.

A social experiment where singles get married – sight unseen – is set to begin casting in the Dallas area.

Executives say they're looking for "singles in the Dallas area who are brave enough to trust our panel of experts to help them find 'the one,'" and that the docu-series "has a proven track record of success and we hope that even more singles are committed to finding everlasting love and trust in our matchmaking process."

Interested? Click here to apply.