Softball opens season with scrimmage

Hannah McKinney

January 29, 2014

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The softball team faces Carthage at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 30 in a home scrimmage. "I am very excited to see what the girls can do," Coach Rheagan Penn said. This is her first year here. Some girls will still be playing...

Mineola Beats Athens

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

January 16, 2014

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In spite of controversial officiating, Mineola took the win over Athens 58-45 in a home game. The Lady Jackets remained competitive throughout the game showing no signs of quitting. In the first period, the team jumped out...

Fischer steps up to varsity

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

December 11, 2013

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As a sophomore on varsity, Reagan Fischer uses his 11 years of experience to the best. "I've been playing Little Dribblers since I can remember and haven't stopped playing since," Fischer said. Fischer was inspired by his...

Hudgins plans for baseball

Sydnie Bell, Photo editor

November 15, 2013

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A freshman with baseball as his passion, Seth Hudgins, also keeps his grades as number one in his priorities. Hudgins is in a few extra-curricular activities his freshman year. "I am in football, Junior Historians and Anchor...

Shaw plays football while anticipating track season

Spring Coleman, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2013

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Freshman football player Zachary Shaw competes on the gridiron till his favorite sport, track, begins. "I currently play wide receiver and free safety," Shaw said. Shaw is taking a risk of playing these positions. "The s...

Self hopes for playoff spot

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

November 6, 2013

Filed under Features, Sports

Being one of the few seniors on the football team, Rhett Self realizes that he needed to take the key role of being a leader. With him being the starting running back, he is in a spot where his teammates look up to him and see...

Eight volleyball players earn All-District team honors

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

December 11, 2012

Filed under Sports

Volleyball ended the season in the playoffs and eight players were recognized within the district.     Senior Maddie Wood won MVP setter for the district.     Two players were placed on the all-district teams; senior...

Seven make 15-3A All-District football team

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

December 11, 2012

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      Football ended the season with a record of 4-6; however, seven players won all-district awards.     All-district honors went to senior Harry El Hallaoui, second team, defensive back; senior Doug Hearn, second...

Whitney: ‘Young era ended too soon’

Blake Whitney

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Sports

   All great things that we start will eventually come to an end.  On Saturday, one of the best Texas Rangers of all time had his career with the team ended.  The Rangers made the decision to trade long-time Ranger Michael...

Football ends; looks forward to next season

Colten Sneed, staff writer

December 10, 2012

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  It all started on a hot Aug. 6 morning. High school kids all around Texas gathered to start football season.  The season for the Yellowjackets “was not as we expected,” Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Joe Drennon...

Sophomore works at KMOO

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

December 3, 2012

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    Imagine getting paid to talk. Most people get in trouble for talking too much, or too loud, but that’s not the case for sophomore Colten Sneed. He is an employee at KMOO radio station where he is encouraged to talk loud...

Hearn hopes ‘to be a leader’

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

November 16, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

Doug Hearn    The end. It’s looked at differently in every situation. When the boys take off their pads after their last seventh grade football game, there is some kind of sadness but the immediate mindset if that they sti...

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