Stories around Hurricane Dorian

Story 1: Utility trucks from all over the country have been headed toward Florida to help restore power in the event that Hurricane Dorian hits the Florida coast this week. Full story here  #Helpers

Story 2: Three women make history as crew for NOAA plane studying Hurricane Dorian. This storm is a first for the one of its flight crews. NOAA Aircraft Operations Center tweeted a photo of its first all-female three-pilot flight crew preparing for a reconnaissance mission. The crew features Capt. Kristie Twining, Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington and Lt. Lindsey Norman. Full story here

Story 3: Survivors of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas on Wednesday thronged rescue helicopters as the United Nations said 70,000 people needed immediate humanitarian relief after one of the most powerful Caribbean storms on record devastated the island group. (Source: Reuters)

Huntington Football Makes History

Huntington Beats Tarkington 21-14 and makes history with playoff berth! There are five team in the district and means Huntington will make the playoffs for the first time in school history.
(Video from Huntington ISD Athletics)

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!