Author: bbeamer

Ladynecks Come Up Short in District Championship Match

By Brianna Beamer  The eighth grade Ladynecks finished the season in second place after suffering a close 25-19, 25-21 loss to the Beckville Lady Bearcats this past Monday. The match was for the district championship. Sidney Anderson contributed  two tips, one kill, and three blocks; Madison Balboa chipped in with one assist, one dig, and one ace. Maleigh Feldhouser contributed one tip, and one block, while Lillian Scalia had one assist and one dig. Lexi Baker added one kill, one ace, and one dig, Brazie Croft assisted with two aces, and one dig. LIzzy Bueno jumped in with two...

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Eighth Grade ‘Necks Pull Out 24-22 Win Over Winona

By Brianna Beamer The eighth grade Roughnecks came out on top last Thursday night with a hard fought win over the Winona Wildcats, 24-22. Landon Anderson threw for two touchdowns with Sam Dusek on the receiving end of both. Gunner Solis caught another pass from Anderson for another White Oak  touchdown. Gavin Bzdil rushed for a two point conversion in the second quarter. “The boys start district play this Thursday,” Coach Steve Gillispie said. “The boys are getting better and better each week and now it’s time for the fun to begin.” The Roughnecks will travel to Hughes Springs...

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Book Club Reads ‘Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library’

By Brianna Beamer The semester event schedule for the book club will revolve around the group reading Escape from Mr.Lemoncello’s Library.      “We are currently reading Escape from Mr.Lemoncello’s Library collaborating with the Medina book club in Medina Tennessee, and looking forward to seeing the movie based on the book Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.” Media Specialist and Book club director, Mrs. Cooper said. The club will get to watch the movie as an added extra and skype with author, Chris Grabenstein, at the end of January. “I am really excited to be able to Skype with the author of the book we are reading, and I like reading in general so this is really fun for me.” Emma Raney said. Students are excited about the upcoming events of the year and are always accepting members.  Other Book Club activities include, a book tasting, where students find a book that they would like to check out while eating their lunch with friends. In February, the book club will host Blind Date with a Book. This is an event where the books are covered and you switch around with the people at your table and rate the books you get....

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