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Little Gobblers recognized with proclamation

There were a few noticeable items on the agenda for the final Cuero City Council of the year, when they met on Monday, Dec. 13.

The first item on the evening’s agenda came as Sara Post Meyer, Mayor of Cuero, issued a proclamation, declaring that Dec. 18, was “Freshman Little Gobblers’ Day” in the city.

Cuero’s Youth Football League, otherwise known as “Little Gobblers” or “LGFL”, is a nonprofit organization that has been in existence for many years.

On Nov. 26, the Little Gobblers defeated four teams to win the State Championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. This was the second time that the team has won the championship.

The proclamation acknowledges the leadership and support of Head Coach James Washington and Assistant Coach Jason Carter. It also acknowledges the following players of the 2021 LGFL Freshman team: #22 Brayson Barefield, #81 Mason Capistran, #44 Champ Carter, #8 Deandre Davis, #99 Kase Franke, #11 Tucker Gamez, #20 Khisyn Garner, #23 Kaige Garner, #3 Kyreese Grant, #15 Truth Hilliard, #2 Da’Kelvion Johnson, #7 Xylan Johnson, #17 Markus Perez Jr., #77 Kyson Speck, #42 Robert Stebbins, #6 Alexander Vasquez, #10 James Washington Jr., #5 Weldon West, #40 Will Whittington, and #1 D’Marion Williams.

Coach Washington commented, “the kids make it easy for us.”

Following the Mayor’s proclamation, Cuero Development Corporation presented its annual report. Richard Weber mentioned that the C.D.C. was successful in completing 24 projects over the course of 2021, and the C.D.C. invested $637,913.00 back into the community.

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