Lady Jackets face Grand Saline

Lincoln Fischer, Sports writer

December 13, 2011

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   The Lady Jacket varsity basketball team is one of the most impressive teams to watch.  Although their record is 8-8, you must take in to consideration that this is the youngest team Coach John VanDover has probably ever...

Yellowjackets face New Boston Friday

Marisa Ledkins, staff writer

November 10, 2011

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            The Yellowjackets go head-to-head with the New Boston Lions at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11 at Maverick Stadium in Marshall. It is the first round of the 2A state playoffs.             “We’re...

Longtime fan Creech works for varsity

Blake Whitney, staff writer

November 1, 2011

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     For most athletes, training for their season, practices started on Aug. 1, but for Hunter Creech, he started preparing for his season back in the spring.  Playing his first season of varsity football, Creech knows that...

Boyd likes football, works to achieve

James Kingston Tibbs, staff writer

November 1, 2011

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   Demethrius Tyrone Boyd, known by most as Trey Boyd, is known as “T-bone” on the football field. He earned this nickname by being an All State defensive end. Aside from being an athlete, Boyd is a unique part of the school.    ...

Whitney on football: JV rolls through district

Blake Whitney, staff writer

November 1, 2011

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The first day of football started, and I was ready to start playing the games already.  It was my second year of JV, so I had some good experience at the JV level already.  I got hurt during the first week of practice, and...

Varsity takes on rival Quitman at Bud Moody Stadium

James Kingston Tibbs, staff writer

November 1, 2011

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Varsity football will play the last district game of the season at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4 at Bud Moody Stadium in Quitman against the Bulldogs. The stadium was named for Quitman's beloved Coach Bud Moody, an MHS graduate, Class...

Cross country places second, advances to regional meet

Niki Self, staff writer

October 26, 2011

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  The varsity girls and boys cross country teams placed second in district, qualifying for regionals in Humble on Saturday, Nov. 5. Both teams placed second in the Oct. 24 district meet.  Varsity winners were: Juan Lopez,...

Football faces last two district opponents with 6-2 record

Blake Whitney, staff writer

October 26, 2011

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   The football team is 6-2 (1-2) after eight games.  The team started district with a perfect 5-0 record and had outscored their opponents 207-48.    “We’ve done well, but just haven’t met expectations.  The senior...

Volleyball honors seniors

October 19, 2011

Freshman on varsity: Brewington credits upperclassmen

Emily Raley, staff writer

October 3, 2011

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Standing strong with other volleyball players, freshman Kaela Brewington plays on varsity and helps lead the Lady Jacket volleyball team  “The team members give their all and it’s amazing how high our intensity is when...

Creech: Innings, seasons bring lessons

Hunter Creech, staff writer

June 1, 2011

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   Being a freshman on varsity is not very easy. You have to work very hard, and make sure to go 110 percent. Many coaches pick sophomores, juniors, and seniors over freshmen. However, our coach went by talent and how good y...

School offers Jacket Camp to stay in shape for sports

Hunter Creech, staff writer

June 1, 2011

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    Jacket camp is a summer workout program that allows students to stay active and workout over the summer. Any student who attends MISD is allowed to participate.     Jacket camp will be from 8-10 a.m. every Monday-T...

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