Lady Jackets lose to Central Heights

May 27, 2011

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

   The Lady Jacket softball team lost 6-3 to the Central Heights Lady Blue Devils of Nacogdoches.    The Lady Jackets were winning 3-1 in the top of the seventh inning until sophomore Kate Rice hit a grand slam over the...

Lady Jackets take first game against Harmony

Ali Galaz, staff writer

May 6, 2011

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

   The Lady Jacket softball team defeated Harmony 6-5 Thursday night in the first of a three game series. The team kept bats rolling from the first inning and finished the seven innings with a win. The team plays the sec...

Men’s golf places second at district tournament

Harry El-Hallaoui, staff writer

April 15, 2011

Filed under Sports

      The men’s golf team placed second in the district 18AA golf tournament and will advance to the regional tournament on April 18-19.       “I was very confident for us holding on and keeping up with the Quitman Bull...

Jackson plays in East Texas All-Star game

Brianne Phillips, staff writer

April 6, 2011

Filed under Sports

Senior Le’Aundra Jackson was the first person from MHS to be nominated to play in the Azalea Orthopedics East Texas All-Star Game. "I was honored to be accepted. I couldn’t wait to play,” Jackson said.   There we...

Whitney predicts UConn win

Blake Whitney, staff writer

April 4, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

  The college basketball season is coming to an end as the two best teams, Butler and UCONN, will play in the NCAA Tournament Championship game at 8:23 p.m. on Monday, April 4.  To get to the big game Butler defeated VCU 70-62...

Baseball faces Winnsboro Friday

Blake Whitney, staff writer

March 24, 2011

Filed under Sports

The baseball team has wrapped up the pre-season, and is now starting district play with hopes for the playoffs.  The team lost their district opener to Alba-Golden 3-2, and lost the first home district game against Como-Pickton...

March Madness brings Sweet 16, predictions

Michael Nugent, staff writer

March 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

  For those who don’t know March Madness, it is the end of the year NCAA basketball tournament. Teams compete all year to compile a resume so the NCAA judges will invite them and 67 other teams. The field of teams has...

Contreras loves ‘juggling it all’ with extracurricular activities

Miles Shultz, staff writer

March 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

Eddie Contreras is something no other guy is at MHS. He is the only male cheerleader on the squad since the 1990’s. “I wanted my senior year to be over the top and fun, so what better way than to be the only guy cheerleader.”...

Hass sets softball goals, looking to be asset

Brittney Johnson, staff writer

March 22, 2011

Filed under Sports

  Freshman, Rikkilyn Hass is the starting pitcher for the Lady Jackets softball team.  With ten different pitches, Hass is looking to be a big asset to the team.   She has attended Mineola schools her whole life and ha...

JV baseball begins 2-0

Blake Whitney, staff writer

March 4, 2011

Filed under Sports

    The junior varsity won both of their games 6-5 and 10-6 against Quinlan Ford Saturday afternoon.  The team was supposed to play in a tournament in Quinlan Ford over the weekend, but the tournament was cancelled and games...

Blackwell coaches at alma mater

Neal Warnick, staff writer

February 16, 2011

Filed under Sports

   One of the few people to teach and coach at their alma mater, Coach Luke Blackwell graduated in the Class of 1995. Blackwell spent his last three years of school here and is the sophomore world history teacher, boys’ head track coach and the defensive coordinator for the football team.      ...

One athlete’s punishment, another athlete’s passion

Sarah Trocolli, staff writer

February 1, 2011

Filed under Sports

     Coaches yelling at their athletes to get to the line to run will normally receive a round of groans and moans all around, but to one athlete this a chance for her to shine. Running is her passion, her drug, and she...