Power lifting season begins after break

Neal Warnick, staff writer

December 13, 2010

Filed under Sports

   Football is over and athletes looking to get stronger are hitting the weight room for power lifting. In power lifting, schools receive an invitation to compete in lifting squat, bench, and dead lift three times each, whoever...

Lee wins state creed speaking contest

Johnny Munoz, staff writer

December 13, 2010

Filed under News

HUNTSVILLE---Mineola FFA president Jackie Lee won the state creed speaking contest at Sam Houston State University.   “It feels awesome,” the junior said.  She’s not quite sure just yet how far she’d like to go with ...

Senior misses high school sports

Brianne Phillips, editor

December 10, 2010

Filed under Sports

High school is a drama filled place where students go to get an education. Here is where they experience their first love, first heartbreak, first car, first time not knowing if you will be able to walk normal again…   ...

Volleyball team earns district honors

Ali Galaz, staff writer

December 10, 2010

Filed under Sports

   The Lady Jackets volleyball team accomplished more this season than any previous year. The team went 8-4 in district, sharing the district title with Grand Saline. They became the bi-district champions defeating New Boston.   ...

El-Hallaoui: ‘hard work pays off’

Harry El-Hallaoui, staff writer

December 10, 2010

Filed under Opinions, Sports

   Our 2010 football season started on Aug. 2. We knew two-a-days were going to be extremely hot and hard. Nothing could stand in our way this time. We were all determined to get better.    The beginning of the season ...

Ash on Fash: Top three musts for winter fashion

December 8, 2010

Filed under Opinions

      -   FUR: One of the biggest trends you’ll see popping up this winter is fur. Its timelessly chic appeal is always hot for this time of year. It seems that no matter how many times animal rights activists try to convince us (loyal fashionistas that we are) that...

TAKS Academy focuses on academic objectives

Brittney Johnson, staff writer

December 8, 2010

Filed under News

   TAKS Academy is the concentrated instructional strategy that focuses on TAKS objectives.  Its purpose is to allow students to stop everything and fully concentrate on academic areas where students are weak.    It also...

Football players win All District honors

Blake Whitney, staff writer

December 8, 2010

Filed under Sports

   The football team won a large number of the All District Honors to top off their perfect record in district.     Junior Erik Galaz, quarterback won Offensive Player of the Year; junior Trey Boyd won Defensive Player...

Witt ‘loves band,’ time spent with friends

Sarah Trocolli, staff writer

December 8, 2010

Filed under Features

   Marching  competitions, band trips, bus rides, morning and evening practices, and sneaking to Sonic all give sophomore Brittany Witt memories she will cherish for life. While being a band member may come with the endearing...

Grease cast ends fall musical run

K.C. Davis, staff writer

December 3, 2010

Filed under A&E, Features

A warm aura radiated off of the Grease cast on the night of Nov. 20, as the cast embraced their final moments as a family to perform Grease for the very last time.   "Our last performance was our best one. I'm pretty s...

Yellowjackets finish season against New Boston

Harry El-Hallaoui and Blake Whitney, staff writers

December 2, 2010

Filed under Top Stories

Since Aug. 2 the football team has been working toward a district championship.  At the beginning of the year the team was not predicted to do well in district, but they came to practice every day to improve their game, and they...

The 2011 Yellowjacket staff

December 1, 2010

Filed under Uncategorized