Color Out Tobacco: An Obstacle Challenge Course

This Saturday, March 23rd, from 10:00AM – 12:00PM, Say What (Students, Adults, and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco) students and The Coalition will be hosting Color Out Tobacco: An Obstacle Challenge Course.

Participants will make their way through an obstacle course filled with fun challenges. Color will be flying from everywhere so that participants can help Color Out Tobacco!

Participants will receive a FREE t-shirt (white) that can be worn during the event, and prizes and free swag will also be awarded (while supplies last)!

Since 1988, The Coalition has focused on eliminating the use of harmful substances by affecting public policy, laws, attitudes and behaviors, all in an effort to foster healthy life-long choices for the local community.

For more information about this free event or how to register, contact The Coalition at 936-634-9308 or visit @TheCoalition936 on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Purple is Orange Tonight at 6pm (ct)

Purple is Orange Tonight at 6pm (ct)

Orange is the new Purple. Go South West Aka, Lufkin Aka, Thundering 13.

I found this at the 4LufkinBaseball Facebook Page and today’s Bracket listed below… Plus what you need to know about the Lufkin Little League All-Stars.

Go Here for a Great Article on the Team from KTRE tv

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BIG Send Off Friday Lufkin Little League All Stars

BIG Send Off Friday Lufkin Little League All Stars

Today, The City of Lufkin, The Lufkin Convention & Visitors Bureau and Fans have planned a big send off for the 2017 Lufkin Little League All Stars Team in Downtown Lufkin! Tara Watkins of the Bureau said, at 5:30pm the Team will ride in & on a Lufkin Fire Department truck through Downtown Lufkin.

The Parade will begin Downtown at Jennings Station and Conclude at the Convention Center Amphitheater. Major Bob Brown will give a Proclamation and recognize each Lufkin Little League All Star player.

The Teams first Game will occur on August 17, 2017 at 7pm in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania at the Little League World Series. The Lufkin All Stars will face the Winner of the Great Lekes Region Winner. The game will Air on ESPN2.

History Making Lufkin All Stars Advance to the World Series

History Making Lufkin All Stars Advance to the World Series

The undefeated Lufkin Little League All Stars, made history, advancing to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Lufkin team of players, age 12 and under, WIN 2-1 against Texas East!

“It was an effort by the whole team.” says, Coach Bud Maddux. Maddux also said. “He and the other coaches are proud of this group of exceptional young people. They’ve taken care of business and beat the teams put before us.”

Hunter Ditsworth shined at bat and on the mound with a solo home run in the first inning and eight strikeouts on the mound to keep the team in the game. Ditsworth pitched 85 times during the game.

Texas West challenged Texas East in the bottom of the fifth inning by tieing the team 1-1.

However, the Game Winning Home Run came from Clayton Wigley.

The Lufkin Little League All Stars now advance to the Little League All Star World Series! Congratulations, ya’ll make us proud!