Lufkin Middle School’s seventh-grade A volleyball squad won the district championship, going undefeated during the season and the district tournament. Shown are, from left to right, (standing) Coach Ashley Tullos, Karla Solis, Emma Walker, Aleah Park, Claire Berry, Kate Garza, Jaycee Carpenter, Courtnee Morgan, Mattie Nicholson, Natalie Cox, Abby Fajardo, (kneeling) Libby Flores and Bree Hodges.


Lufkin Middle School’s eighth-grade A volleyball squad won the district championship. Shown are, from left to right, (standing) Coach Kristen Belshaw, Enia Branch, Laney Currier, Shaela Mosby, Fenley McCullough, Kelby Coutee, A’Kyshia Cottrell, Grace Dixon, (kneeling) Abby Bryson, Izabella Morales, Tori Coleman and Brodie Shelton. Not pictured is Mia Dukes. The team went undefeated in district play and was the runner-up at the district tournament.


Awards for the LMS seventh-grade A team, which went undefeated for the season, were Most Improved — Bree Hodges, Fighting Panther — Aleah Park, and Most Valuable Player — Libby Hodges. They are pictured with Ashley Tullos and kids.


Awards for the LMS eighth-grade volleyball team included Most Valuable Player — A’kyshia Cottrell, Most Improved — Enia Branch, and Fighting Panther — Kelby Coutee. They are shown with Coach Belshaw.


Award winners for the LMS seventh-grade B team were Maria Ramirez — Most Valuable Player, Bella Chong — Most Improved, and Jenny Coleman — Fighting Panther. They are shown with Coach Ivie Ford.


Award winners for the LMS eighth-grade B volleyball team were Vivianna Gonzalez — Fighting Panther, Adriana Berumen — Most Improed, and Heaven Rodriguez (not pictured) — Most Valuable Player. Also shown is Coach Chaun Williams.