Author: Karson Lott

Ladynecks dominate Jefferson in District Contest

By Karson Lott The eighth grade Ladynecks won their district game against the Jefferson Bulldogs in convincing style, 25-6. 25-16.  Lexi Baker lead the way for the Ladynecks with one tip, two kills, four aces, and four assists. Kaylee Wilkinson added one tip, one kill, four aces, and three assists. Madison Balboa contributed three aces and three assists. Ashlyn Eynon and Maleigh Fieldhouser both had two kills. “I think we all worked really well together as a team,” Balboa said. “We did a really good job of encouraging each other and making our serves.” The Ladynecks travel to Beckville...

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Mustangs Beat the ‘Necks 30-6

By Karson Lott The eighth grade Roughnecks came up short in last Thursday’s game against Hughes Springs. The Mustangs outscored the ‘Necks 30-6. The lone score for the ‘Necks was a 65 yard TD by Gunner Solis early in the first quarter. The Roughnecks lost quarterback Landon Anderson to a fractured wrist in the third quarter and Gavin Bzdil went down with a hyperextended elbow in third quarter. “The boys held their ground the rest of the game and finished strong, not letting the Mustangs score again,” Coach Steve Gillispie said. “The team will be working hard this week to prepare for the next district game.” The Roughnecks will host the Sabine Cardinals on Thursday at 5:30...

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It’s Time to Get Your Pink On for ‘Pink Out’

By Karson Lott  White Oak ISD will hold their annual ‘Pink Out’ tomorrow to raise awareness and show support for breast cancer victims.  According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, The first Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure was held on October 13, 1991 and was only open to women. Twenty-five hundred women participated in the first year.   Komen Greater NYC distributed pink ribbons to every breast cancer survivor and participant, the first time the ribbon had been associated with the disease. That year, the pink ribbon became the symbol for breast cancer awareness. WOMS Student Council...

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Seventh Grade Roughnecks Pound the Winona Wildcats

By Karson Lott The seventh grade Roughnecks beat the Winona Wildcats by a score of 36-16, bringing their season record to 3-1. “For our first road game, I was pleased with our intensity to start the game,” Coach Ron Boyett said. “We executed in all three phases of the game the first quarter which got us off to an outstanding start.” Dylan Heist led the way with four rushing touchdowns (55, 7, 43, 65, yards) and one two point conversion. Landon Grant contributed to the win with one touchdown pass to Colton Millwood for 14 yards and two, two...

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Seventh Grade Necks Roll Over Harmony

By Karson Lott The seventh grade Roughnecks rolled over the Harmony Eagles, 36-0 last Thursday night. Quarterback Landyn Gant contributed two rushing touchdowns of 45 and 16 yards respectively and completed a touchdown pass to Dalton Morgan for 43 yards. Running back Dyllon Heist rushed for two touchdowns of 58 and 24 yards. Heist and Grant added two point conversions on the night. “We have continued to get better each week,” Coach Ron Boyett said. “Against Harmony, we did a much better job of securing the ball, maintaining our blocks, and containing the sweep.” Defensive standouts include, outside Linebackers...

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