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3 Students Advance to State: Miller Grove 1A Region 3 UIL Academic Results
Apr23

3 Students Advance to State: Miller Grove 1A Region 3 UIL Academic Results

Miller Grove ISD administration launched a plan three years ago to win the district championship in academic UIL and start qualifying students for the state meet on a regular basis. This is a process, and we took a huge step this year. We were able to win the district championship this year and have qualified three students for the state meet. The One Act Play advanced to regionals for the first time and the school placed 7th in the...

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5 Miller Grove Students Advancing To State Academic UIL Speech Contest
Apr29

5 Miller Grove Students Advancing To State Academic UIL Speech Contest

Five Miller Grove students are advancing to the Texas State Academic UIL Speech Contests next month, based on their individual scores at the Region UIL Tournament in Waxahachie, and one team also earned first place ranking. Thirteen Miller Grove High School students competed Saturday, April 21, 2022, in the Regional Academic UIL tournament and came home with seven individual awards and had one team earn first place ranking. Miller...

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Miller Grove HS Has 3 UIL Academic Competitors Moving on to State
Apr29

Miller Grove HS Has 3 UIL Academic Competitors Moving on to State

Miller Grove High School Academic UIL competitors showed up at the Regional contest with winning in mind. Of the ten who advanced to Regionals from the District level, the academic team walked away with a total of five medals, three students who are moving on to the state level, and the Speech Team won overall second place. Bailee Shipp placed fifth in poetry. Addison Stanton fared just a bit better in the prose competition, getting...

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Outstanding 4-H, Miller Grove FFA Members, Extension Agent Recognized
Apr26

Outstanding 4-H, Miller Grove FFA Members, Extension Agent Recognized

Two outstanding 4- members, two Miller Grove FFA members and an Extension Agent received recognition during Monday’s Hopkins County Commissioners Court meeting. Janie Crump Scholarships Extension Agent Johanna Hicks presents a $500 Janie Crump Memorial Scholarship to Jorja Bessonett Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agents Johanna Hicks and Mario Villarino awarded Jorja Bessonett, a member of Miller Grove 4-H Club, and Savannah...

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Miller Grove ISD Announces UIL Excellence
Apr02

Miller Grove ISD Announces UIL Excellence

Miller Grove ISD had a successful outcome at their Academic District UIL competition, with many students advancing to Regional competition. The participating students placed as follows: Andi Resendiz(Sr)-6th-Ready WritingJamilyn Hensley(Fr)-3rd Ready Writing-Adv to RegionalsCeleste Robertson(Fr)-5th Editorial WritingBailee Shipp(Soph)-3rd Feature Writing, 1st Prose-Adv to RegionalsJorja Bessonett(Sr)-1st informative speaking-Adv to...

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All-Region Basketball Teams Include Players From Area Schools
Mar15

All-Region Basketball Teams Include Players From Area Schools

Sulphur Springs Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta had two of his players selected to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ Class 5A All-Region Basketball Team in Region II for the 2017-2018 season. 6-3 junior guard Keaston Willis and 6-8 junior forward Victor Iwuakor were chosen. Several other area schools had players selected. Mount Vernon’s junior guard Brandon Aguilar and senior guard Tyler Cooper made...

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Saltillo Students Advance to UIL Academic Regional Competition
Apr06

Saltillo Students Advance to UIL Academic Regional Competition

Academics Spring Meet Conference 1A District 23 Event Place Points School Name Accounting                   3 10 Saltillo HS Saltillo Ana Gallegos Calculator Applications                   3 10 Saltillo HS Saltillo Ana Gallegos   4 8 Saltillo HS Saltillo Lorena Castro     Current Issues   1 15 Saltillo HS Saltillo Ryan Prewitt   2 12 Saltillo HS...

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County Schools Qualify for State at Regional Cross Country
Nov01

County Schools Qualify for State at Regional Cross Country

Once again Hopkins County showed its’ strength in cross country at the regional meet Saturday at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie. In boys Class 1A, Saltillo was first in the region. Miller Grove was second and Sulphur Bluff fourth. Saltillo was paced by Dakota Patridge in fifth place. Lyle Bench was 6th, ,Walker McGill 9th, Branson McGill 11th, Adam Valenzuela 13th, Trevor Moore 19th and Hendrick Rios 22nd. Miller Grove was led...

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Miller Grove News
May27

Miller Grove News

by Brandon Darrow I’m making up for lost time this week.  Since I didn’t have time to write a news column last week I have quite a bit to report this go-round. First I would like to pass along my condolences to the Plunk family of Miller Grove.  Bobby Neal Plunk passed away May 11, 2016.  He was born Apr. 1, 1936, in Emory.  He was the son of Horace Cleo Plunk and Evelyn Plunk.  He married Mollie Lindsey in 1998 in Miller Grove.  He...

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Miller Grove News
Apr01

Miller Grove News

After not having enough time to submit a column last week and several things to report this week, there is no wonder that this week’s column is so lengthy. Friday, Mar. 18, I made a trip down to Houston to go to the Livestock Show and Rodeo.  I had never been, not even in high school when some of the other students went with Ag projects.  Surprisingly, the traffic wasn’t bad at all and I was able to get to the grounds pretty easily. ...

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