Anderson looks forward to more football

Bailey Gully, staff writer

November 16, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

 Most kids dream of being on varsity as a freshman, but few achieve it. Austin Anderson not only is on the varsity football team but he his also starting.  “I have always dreamed of playing on Friday nights in front of...

Stephens: ‘Teamwork matters’

Peyton Stephens, staff writer

November 16, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Sports

   “Work hard!” “Move your feet!” “You have to win this game or it is over!”     These comments filled my head everyday as the volleyball season continued. Even through frustration and pain, volleyball season...

El-Hallaoui’s favorite part is ‘game day’

Blake Whitney, staff writer

October 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

    At many points in a football game the team needs to rely on a big play to be made.  There is no doubt that one of the playmakers for the team will be senior Harry El-Hallaoui.      “My personal goals are to blow...

Baseball faces AG Panthers Thursday

Rikkilyn Hass, staff writer

April 5, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

   Varsity baseball has a 14-1 record with seven games left.    “We’re playing much better than last year. Grand Saline will be our biggest challenge, if we play as well as we did at the beginning of the season we’ll...

Powerlifters head to regional meet in Rusk

Ruben Sanchez, staff writer

March 9, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

  The boys’ regional meet is March 10 at Rusk High School. The top two lifters of each weight class will make it to state or if the lifters hit their state qualifying totals.   The team ended its regular season at Will...

Basketball ends season

Tyler Hudson, staff writer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

 The Jacket basketball team ended the year with a record of 3-11 as the fifth spot in the district.  “We have improved from previous years, but I still think we should have done better,” Coach Steadman said.  Last year the ...

Powerlifters work toward regional March 10

Harrison Howell, staff writer

February 15, 2012

Filed under Sports

   The Texas High School Powerlifters Association competition will be March 10 at Rusk High School with lifters from around the region coming to test their strength.    Team members Tino Elias, Brady Rose, L.T. Flournoy,...

Hass sets sight on state tournament

Jorie Sauer, staff writer

February 14, 2012

Filed under Sports

Rikkilyn Hass has been playing softball for about 9 years now, and has been pitching for that long as well. “My dad pushes me to do my best and work all the time,” sophomore pitcher, Hass said. Going to college and playing...

Heard starts Stand Up to Cancer campaign

Sophia Heard, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

            Junior Olivia Heard started a local Stand Up to Cancer organization. Heard learned about this idea when searching the SU2C website.             "I was looking for a T-shirt with their logo...

Baseball season starts today

Brittney Johnson, staff writer

January 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

   With baseball season just around the corner, many are eager to see the new head coach lead the team. After the opening at the head baseball coach, Athletic Director Joe Drennon brought in Travis Jackson.     “Coach...

Powerlifting team places third

Ruben Sanchez, staff writer

January 25, 2012

Filed under Sports

The powerlifting team placed third out of 16 teams in their last meet. Freshman Harrison Howell, seniors Lizbeth Melgarejo and Ruben Sanchez won first place in their weight classes. "I was really proud of the younger kids...

Football, volleyball players win district, state awards

Niki Self & Courtney Hudgins, staff writers

December 14, 2011

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Football lost to New Boston in the Bi-district championship game.  They finished the season with a record of 8-3 and had several players win state and district awards.   Although, the Lady Jacket volleyball team lost in the...