Monthly Archive: November 2016


End of a Season

The Ladynecks end their season at regional playoffs   Anna Dusek Staff Writer     The White Oak Ladynecks began regionals on Friday night against Callisburg. The girls started off the first two sets strong (19-25, 22-25,) but had to fight to game five. However, Callisburg was able to pull through to win the next three sets (25-16, 25-20, 15-10.) This season, the Ladynecks won second in district, were the two time defending champions of the Shirley Atkins Tournament, and...

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Gone Fishing

White Oak bass fishing team places fifth in Palestine tournament   Addie Roling Staff Writer On Saturday November 5th the bass fishing team competed against other schools from all over East Texas in Palestine to determine which school could catch the biggest fish. “I enjoy fishing because it’s a way out of problems in life,” senior Ty Portwood said. The White Oak fishing team competes in the East division against many other schools traveling from lake to lake trying to...


Basketball Season Tips Off

Basketball season begins for the Roughnecks   Stone Palmer staff writer   Starting November 22, the White Oak High School basketball team starts their season off playing old rivals Spring Hill. New head coach Brett Cloud has worked long and hard with the team in pre-season to prepare them for the season. These student athletes believe that with continuous growth and more hard work they will be ready to have a great season. “Offseason gave us mental and physical toughness...


Roughnecks Run Through Playoffs

Roughnecks advance to area playoffs Elijah Trest Staff Writer   The White Oak Roughnecks rolled to a 46-12 win in the first round of the playoffs against the Mount Vernon Tigers. Senior Max Kutch and Sophomore Dalton Sumrow lead the high powered Roughneck offense. Kutch had 3 touchdowns in the first half and four overall in the Roughneck win. Sumrow completed 18 of 21 passes for 280 yards and 4 touchdowns. The roughnecks scored 38 unanswered points.  With a stingy...


Overcoming Obstacles

Cross country runners face adversity, compete at state By Jaci Wallace, staff writer   This past Saturday the Ladyneck Cross Country team made school history as they became the second team from White Oak ever to compete at the State Cross Country Meet held in Round Rock, Texas. “It’s an amazing feeling to be apart of only the second team to advance this far,” junior Luisa Soto said, “It’s something I’ll always be able to carry with me and be...

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