The Mexia ISD school board voted unanimously on Monday to hire Triston Abron as the next head football coach and athletic director for the Blackcats.
The Mexia Blackcats begin their practices the same way every day. They run a drill which Coach Justin Barnett terms “LA Fast Break.” He takes the name from the Los Angeles Lakers’ Showtime teams of the 1980s.
The Mexia boys soccer team split its first two games in district play last week.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
The fledgling Mexia girls soccer team beat Palestine Westwood, 1-0, in the first district match in school history.