Some of our favorite photos from Eagle photographers from March 2019.
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Guests wait to ride a self-driving trolley inside the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M during Exploration Day, an event highlighting some of the research and work being done by Texas A&M students and faculty, on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
You can read more about Exploration Day here. You can view photos here.
James D. Pennington creates a fire tornado while presenting a version of his Chemistry Road Show for a group of donors during Exploration Day at the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
You can read more about Exploration Day here. You can view photos here.
Andrea Streicher, left, stands beside her dog, Werner, who was treated for a cancerous tumor by a team of doctors at Texas A&M's Small Animal Hospital, as they meet with guests of Thursday's Exploration Day inside the Hall of Champions. Exploration Day was an event highlighting some of the research and work being done by Texas A&M students and faculty.
You can read more about Exploration Day here. You can view photos here.
Nicole Becka organizes men's clothing as members of the Junior League of Bryan College Station, Inc., and volunteers get ready for the opening of the Bargain Blitz at the Brazos County Expo on Friday, March 1, 2019.
The annual rummage sale continues today and includes new and gently used clothing for men, women and children, as well as toys, home decor, electronics, sporting goods, vintage items and more. Funds raised will benefit community events and programs in keeping with the Junior League's mission to support children and youth in the Brazos Valley, and scholarships for graduating seniors. The organization is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Endowment Scholarship.
Riggin Brents, 12, participates Friday, March 1, 2019, in a clinic ahead of the Bryan Kick-off Classic Stock Horse Show taking place this weekend at the Brazos County Expo. The clinic, which was taught in small groups by equine professionals, offered lessons in each of the four stock horse disciplines: trail, pleasure, reining and cow.
Katerina Hall sorts donated women's clothing while helping set-up Friday, March 1, 2019, for the Bargain Blitz hosted by the Junior League of Bryan College Station, Inc., at the Brazos County Expo. The annual rummage sale continues today and includes new and gently used clothing for men, women and children, as well as toys, home decor, electronics, sporting goods, vintage items and more. Funds raised will benefit community events and programs in keeping with the Junior League's mission to support children and youth in the Brazos Valley, and scholarships for graduating seniors. The organization is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Endowment Scholarship.
Ginger Moreland, bottom right, administrator of the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association, cuts a giant Texas birthday cake as members of the Washington County Heritage Belles assist her in serving up slices to the visitors waiting in line.
You can read more about Texas' 183rd birthday celebration here.
Alex Krueger, 8, left, Rachel Scott, 9, and Jameson Tischler work on building a greenhouse with members of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band’s C-Battery at Harmony Science Academy on Friday, March 1, 2019.
Texas A&M senior forward Christian Mekowulu grabs an offensive rebound in front of Vanderbilt’s Saben Lee, right, and Aaron Nesmith in the second half Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Reed Arena. Mekowulu scored a putback on the play, and the Aggies won 64-57.
You can read about the second-half comeback that won A&M the game here.
A&M Consolidated’s Luke Parrent hits his approach into the ninth green Saturday, March 2, 2019, during the AggieLand Match Play at the Golf Club at Texas A&M. Parrent won his match in 19 holes over Midway’s Brayden Bare.
Rebecca Stratton joins other junior high and high school students from Navasota's Kickstart Kids program as they perform during halftime of the Texas A&M men's basketball team's game against South Carolina at Reed Arena on March 4, 2019.
A cross in ashes is drawn by the Rev. Matt Stone on the forehead of Christina Sumners during Ashes to Go in Downtown Bryan on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. It was the second year St. Andrew's Episcopal Church has offered Ashes to Go, which aimed to provide those who are unable to attend a midweek service the chance to observe Ash Wednesday, a Christian holy day that marks the beginning of Lent.
Dr. Bruce Hill, principal of Hearne High School, dances to the beat of the Hearne High band in the spirit of celebration as he and the entire student body await their boys basketball team to walk from the gym to the bus that will take them to San Antonio for a State Championship quarter final game on Friday, March 7, 2019, against Shelbyville.
You can view more photos from the sendoff here. You can read more about the game here.
Leo Bruno, left, Jackson Ward and Bella Lochowicz of the Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe perform Thursday, March 7, 2019, in a program celebrating the organization's 100th anniversary. Ward played the role of the post's namesake, Cyrus Earle Graham, during the event. Ward played the role of Graham while Bruno and Lochowicz played the roles of his brother and mother.
You can read more about the 100th anniversary celebration here.
Hearne’s Damion Dunn (3) attempts a shot between Shelbyville’s Jordan Boykins (15) and Cole Ferguson (24) in the second quarter Friday during the Class 2A boys basketball semi final at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
You can read more about the matchup here. You can view more photos here.
Bowen Elementary School fourth-grader Ryan Griffin races in circles around a group of Bowen faculty — including a Assistant Principal Shelly Raulston, center, and coach Jennifer Klose, right, during an assembly at the Bryan school on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
A&M Consolidated's Brandon Bishop makes it back to second base as Bryan second baseman Michael Hernandez receives a pickoff throw during their game at the Outback Invitational on Friday at Tiger Field.
A helmet that belonged to a firefighter who helped in the rescue and recovery effort following the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City is among the items on display in “Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” an exhibit on terrorism in the United States currently up through May 20 at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. The exhibit, which was created by the International Spy Museum, focusses on nine major events in U.S. history.
Hundreds of people got an up-close look at nature during Sunday’s Monarch March event at Lick Creek Nature Center in College Station. Clece, a merlin falcon handled by Christy Ginn of Urban Interface in Bryan, was among the attractions, which also included tarantulas, interactive exhibits, arts and crafts and hikes around the park. Participants also learned about monarch migration, butterfly gardens and more with the help of the Texas A&M entomology students, area gardeners and naturalists. More photos from Sunday’s event.
Texas A&M’s Morgan Smith lays down a sacrifice bunt to advance teammate Kelbi Fortenberry in the first inning against LSU on Sunday at Davis Diamond. The Aggies scored two runs in the inning and went on to win 6-5, avoiding a series sweep.
An adult tiger dances with trainer Ryan Easley during the Carden International Circus held at the Brazos County Expo. Easley moved about an enclosed cage with tigers, and exchanged signs of affection with them throughout his show.
The project on Franchis Drive began in February 2018 but is now "behind schedule to an unacceptable degree" and causing "prolonged inconvenience" to residents and commuters in the area, according to a College Station news release. The original $3.7 million for the work was awarded to Hassell Construction in late 2017.
Participants stand back as a door is blown off its frame as public safety, military and SWAT personnel from Texas and other states train in explosive breaching on Wednesday at Texas A&M University System's RELLIS Campus. Through classroom instruction and hands on experience, the 12 students attending the week-long TEEX program are being prepared for real world situations in which the minimum amount of explosives are used to gain positive entry with the goal of apprehending suspects and/or rescuing hostages.
Adalynn Woods, 4, makes slime in the activity room at the Brazos Valley Children’s Museum in Bryan on Thursday. The event was held three times Thursday, packing the room each time and sending each kid home with their slimy creations.
Now five years clean, 50-year-old Jim Downs is hiking and cycling across the country to share his heart and testimony of hope with other addicts, and he has a mission to visit the steps of every state capitol in the continental United States this year.
Courtney Frenchak, left, of the Oak Creek Zoological Conservatory in Madisonville, feeds Velcro, a 3-year-old male two-toed sloth, during a visit to the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History on Friday. Children attending the museum's spring mini-camp "Creature Chronicles" spent the week learning about animals featured in books by Eric Carle, including "Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth.
About 1500 pounds of crawfish were served during the 21st annual Crawfish Boil presented by the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Council at the Brazos County Expo on Friday night. Proceeds from the event will benefit 4-H and FFA students when they auction their animals at the Brazos County Youth Livestock Show.
Benjamin Walker, 8, and Hailey Stuart, 10, look at a section of the H0-scale model train inside the Bryan-College Station Model Railroad Society's building at Bonham Park during a spring open house even on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Visitors to the free event were invited to particpate in a scavenger hunt to find 23 items hidden in the display.
Participants in a Reel Recovery retreat stand side-by-side for a group photo before fly-fishing Saturday at Double H Ranch in Navasota. The mission of Reel Recovery is to offer support and encouragement to men in the cancer recovery process through fly-fishing with others who share their experience.
Participants and "fishing buddies" stand on the banks of a pond at Double H Ranch in Navasota while fly-fishing together Saturday morning during a Reel Recovery retreat. The mission of Reel Recovery is to offer support and encouragement to men in the cancer recovery process through fly-fishing with others who share their experience.
Texas A&M catcher Mikey Hoehner catches a high pop foul behind home plate while colliding with first baseman Hunter Coleman in the third inning against Vanderbilt on Sunday at Blue Bell Park. The Aggies shut out the Commodores 7-0 to claim the Southeastern Conference-opening series.
Texas A&M’s Tatiana Makarova hits a backhand return during her singles match against Kentucky’s Akvile Parazinskaite on Sunday at the Mitchell Tennis Center. The Aggies beat the 21st-ranked Wildcats 4-1.
Poland Consul General Robert Rusiecki bears a wreath covered in flowers and Poland’s flag at the gravesite of former President George H.W. Bush on Monday along with representatives of Grupo LOTOS, Poland’s largest oil refinery.
Texas A&M players Cierra Johnson, left, and Aja Ellison place their team’s sticker on the bracket board at the NCAA women’s tournament selection show party Monday night at the Cox-McFerrin Center. A&M, a No. 4 seed, will host first- and second-round games and will open against 13th-seeded Wright State on Friday at Reed Arena.
Stephanie Czajkowski, co-chair of the family and consumer sciences division of the 63rd Annual County Youth Livestock Show, adds a class champion ribbon to a horticulture project as consumer science entries are available for viewing on Tuesday, March 19, at the Brazos County Expo.
Bryan’s Jacque Adams, left, forces out Cypress Woods’ Maddie Aguirre at first base during the fourth inning Tuesday at Lady Viking Field. The Lady Vikings won 6-0 to stay in a tie for first stop the District 14-6A standings.
Stormie Sigler, 15, rests on her pig Hank after arriving at the Brazos County Expo for the 63rd Annual Brazos County Youth Livestock Show on Wednesday. The market swine show is among the events scheduled today.
Emilie Algenio, copyright/fair use librarian at Sterling C. Evans Library at Texas A&M University, talks with graduate student Sandro Muladze during the Human Library event. Algenio was one of the volunteer “books” who shared their stories with library visitors.
Vendor Billy Byer, left, shows Si Clark some of the items available for sale at his booth during AggieCon on Friday at the College Station Hilton. Clark attended the convention, which continues this weekend, dressed as character from the video game Metro 2033.
Bobby Warren, left, talks to Mike McHugh about his 1910 Maxwell, one of about 200 cars at La Compania's Annual Car Show on Saturday at the Brazos County Expo. The event, which benefitted the car club's community outreach programs, also included live music, food and merchandise vendors and celebrity meet-and-greets.
Braden Lowe, 16, left, and Caleb Benner, 19, stand beside a lamb named Murph during the BCYLS Special Edition Livestock Show on Saturday at the Brazos County Expo. The BCYLS Special Edition Livestock Show gave children and young adults with special needs the chance to interact with rabbits, goats, lambs, pigs, calves and chickens with the help of a buddy. Lowe and Benner are also classmates at Rudder High School.
Texas A&M’s Payton McBride (5) is mobbed by teammates after she hit a walk-off single to lift the Aggies over Alabama 4-3 on Sunday at Davis Diamond. It handed the Crimson Tide its first loss of the season.
Hali Sheble, 12, pulls the firing mechanism on an 1987 French model field gun available for pubic firing by the public during Living History Weekend at the Museum for the American GI in College Station Sunday, March 24, 2019.
Members of the Texas A&M Crew rowing team propel themselves in an eight-person "shell", or row boat, during practice at Lake Bryan on Monday, March 25, 2019. Started in 2001, The Crew regularly competes against teams from other schools. The volunteer student organization invites the public to learn more about them from their website, tamucrew.com.
Malissa Seabaugh goes under the sea with Wellborn Middle School’s new virtual reality goggles during College Station ISD Education Foundation’s Grant Showcase event Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The $9,800 grant purchased a class set of 29 VR Goggle sets, a charging cart and a teacher tablet to help students explore space and go on expeditions with Lewis and Clark through virtual field trips.
Tomball Memorial’s Victoria Gonzales, behind, slides in safely at second base past Bryan’s Marisol Garcia (2) in the third inning Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Lady Viking Field. Bryan hit five home runs in its 16-6 victory.
Texas A&M safety Donovan Wilson sprints through a cone drill during Pro Day Tuesday, March 26, 2019. NFL coaches, scouts and players came to the A&M indoor football practice facility to watch Aggie football players run through a series of drills — including standing vertical jump, standing long jump, and the 40-yard dash — ahead of next month's NFL draft.
You can read more about Pro Day here. View more photos here.
Sisters Josie and Ariel Sheil and Ariel’s dog, Axel, sit in bluebonnets Wednesday, March 27, 2019, near the intersection of Texas Avenue and Harvey Mitchell Parkway in College Station as Robert Whitehead takes photos. Bluebonnets and other wildflowers can currently be found in many areas across the Brazos Valley.
You can read more about this year's above average wildflower bloom here.
Rudder senior Justin Pollock performs his dismount, concluding his rings routine during the THSGCA Region 2 district meet Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Rudder’s gymnastics gym. Pollack scored 8.200 in the discipline for second but won the all-around, scoring 51.400.
You can read more about the district championship results here.
Olly iConic, left, plays the role of an individual with mental health issues as Cpl. Shaun Bebee of the San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office practices responding in a calm and professional manner during a jail intake scenario Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Brazos County Detention Center. Supervising the interaction is Classification Deputy Melvin Bowser, center, of the Brazos County Sheriff's Office.
You can read more about the training here and view more photos here.
Senior Minor Royals' coach Kelley Crumpler takes a selfie with her team during the opening ceremonies for College Station Little League on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Travis Field. Hundreds attended the event which included team photos, food trucks and Kidz Zone games.
You can view more photos from the Little League opening ceremonies here.
Junior communications major Samantha Rodriguez pulls a box she and an assembly line of helpers will fill with snacks in Sbisa Dining Hall on the Texas A&M University campus Thursday, March 28, 2019. They are participating with 100 other campuses in the Cheerios One Million Acts of Goodness campaign that aims to provide 20,000 boxes of snacks to communities in need of food across the nation.
Katie Loewe, left, of the Sexual Assault Resource Center adds "#SAAM" for Sexual Assault Awareness Month under a ribbon painted Friday on the front window of Brazos Glassworks, one of about 30 locations displaying the ribbons for the month of April. The ribbons are part of the Paint the Town Teal campaign, which aims to raise awareness about sexual violence and how to prevent it. Businesses interested in participating are encouraged to contact SARC.