District Tennis Results – By: Shea Boatman and Kayla Robinson


On Monday, April 4th, the Sabine Pass Tennis boys and girls traveled to Lamar University for the 2016 District Meet. Alondra Medina placed 1st in Girls Singles Match. Jillian Bryant and Alejandra Cavazos placed 1st in the Girls Doubles Match. After playing many games, we’re proud to say that the girls were named 2016 District Champs. named 2016 District Champs. Jonmarc Parker placed 3rd in Boys Singles Jonmarc Parker placed 3rd in Boys Match. Good Luck to the girls tennis team and Jonmarc as they will be Singles Match. Good Luck to the girls advancing to regionals on April 18-19 at Corsicana High School. tennis team and Jonmarc as they will be advancing to regionals on April 18-19 at Corsicana High School.IMG_0711 IMG_0708 IMG_0702 IMG_0693 image1

Journalism Pictures Featured in #balfourgreatshot Contest!

Last week Mrs. Guidry submitted photos taken by the journalism program in the #balfourgreatshot contest.  The pictures had to be taken by journalism students or advisers for the current yearbook (2015-2016) and show “great emotion.”  On day two of the contest, a photo taken by Olivia Saunders was featured as Balfour’s #picoftheday.  Check out our contest photos below!

District Champion CCPhoto By: Olivia Saunders (Senior Journalism Student) – Submitted by Julie Guidry (Journalism Adviser)


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SPISD Students Participate in Commercial By: Mrs. Deslatte

Our students, Allie Cavazos (senior cheerleader), Trey Stevens (senior football player), and Jessie Rouly (junior), with help from Olivia Saunders (senior cheerleader manager), participated in a commercial put on by Golden Triangle Emergency Center to promote awareness about sports injuries.  Golden Triangle Emergency Center proudly sponsors our school with donated footballs for our varsity cheerleaders to throw to fans at the football games.  We appreciate their support and are thankful for the opportunity to participate in their commercial.

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Sharks Focused on Football By: Dominique Wilson

With a new school year comes a new football season.  The football team has put last year’s season behind them and are focusing on the challenges that await them this year.  The boys began preparing through 2-a-days practice three weeks before school started.  Senior, DJ Miguez is looking forward to the first game against Cushing.  “The guys are putting forth more effort and we are becoming more unified.  I expect more of a competition from both teams this Friday night.”IMG_0216

Middle School Track Results

Middle School Track competed against Hull Daisetta, Devers, Evadale, and Colmesneil on Monday at the Sabine Pass Track Meet. The Middle school track team has been working very hard and the coaches would like to congratulate them on their victories.

In the 2400 run, Jacob Zumwalt won with 1st place and Chloe Guidry took 5th.

In the 4 by 100 relay, the team of Asa Lewis, Jamesia Jones, Anahi Gutierrez, and Maile Nguyen got 3rd and the team of Jaizee Landry, Joanna Smolskey, Gracie Hensley, and Pharah Cole for 4th. The boys team of Logan Odom, Shane Foreman, Jordan Boatman, and Bryan Figueroa for 6th.

In the 110 meter hurdles, Asa Lewis got 3rd, Leslie Sandoval got 5th, Trinity Schenk for 6th.

In the 100 meter dash, Gracie Hensley got 1st, Jeslyn Roberts got 4th, Korie Dominick got 5th, and Makaila Benoit got 6th. For the boys, Kirk Blood placed 4th, Adolfo Oseguera got 5th and Bryan Figueroa got 5th.

In the 4 by 200 relay, the team of Erika Figueroa, Asa Lewis, Anahi Gutierrez, Jamesia Jones won with 1st place, the team of Jaizee Landry, Erisha Jones, Joanna Smolskey, and Paige Noe got 3rd. The boy’s team of Logan Odom, Jordan Boatman, Adolfo Oseguera, and Shane Foreman got 2nd place

In the 400 meter dash, Deidre Dages placed 3rd, Kaley Pitre got 4th, and Chloe Guidry and Raquel Johnson got 5th. For the boys, Caden Williams won with 1st place and Bryan Figueroa took 2nd.

In the 300 meter hurdles, Joanna Smolskey got 2nd, Makaila Benoit got 3rd, and Kaley Pitre and Anika Decuir both took 4th place.

In the 200 meter dash, Erisha Jones took 4th, Anika Decuir took 5th, and Jeslyn Roberts took 6th. For the boys, Kirk Blood took 3rd place and Shane Foreman took 4th.

For the mile run, Jacob Zumwalt placed 2nd while Trinity Schenk got 5th.

And finally, in the 4 by 400 meter relay, the girl’s team of Maile Nguyen, Erika Figueroa, Pharah Cole, and Deidre Dages took 3rd place while the other girls’ team of Jamesia Jones, Leslie Sandoval, Paige Noe, and Anahi Gutierrez took 4th place. The boy’s team of Adolfo Oseguera, Logan Odom, Jacob Zumwalt, and Jordan Boatman took 3rd place.

Again, Congratulations to the Middle School Track Team! Keep up the hard work!

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SPIPPS Day 1 DVD Now on Sale – DVD Preview!

If you were at SPIPPS on February 21st, you have the opportunity to buy a DVD featuring all grades who participated!  Students in Early Childhood – Kindergarten can purchase the DVD for $5.  SPIPPS participants in 1st-8th grade can purchase the DVD for $10.  The DVD features individual students showcasing their basketball skills, as well as pictures from the games they played.  Please see Mrs. Guidry if you are interested in buying the DVD.

Boys Varsity Basketball Victorious on Senior Night

On Friday, February 13th, the Varsity Boys Basketball team played their final home game of the season.  The Sharks beat Bob Hope 56-32.  High scorers were Alex Rouly with 12 points and Dominic Gillete with 9 points.  Prior to the game, Coach Harvey recognized Seniors, Mario Gonzales and Haley McCarble, the team’s manager, for their dedication to the athletic program.   IMG_1880 IMG_1797 IMG_1871 IMG_1943 IMG_1923 IMG_1992

Sabine Pass Athlete Spotlight – Alondra Medina

The Sabine Pass tennis team competed in their first meet of the season on Friday, February 13th at Lamar University. Junior, Alondra Medina beat her competitor from Bridge City 4-1, 4-2 in the first round. She then beat a player from Jasper 4-0, 4-0 to make it to the quarterfinals.   Although Alondra did not make it past the quarterfinals, she proved to be tough competition for other schools this season.  Congratulations to Alondra IMG_2089on a successful first meet!

Middle School Basketball Season Ends with Excitement

The middle school basketball season came to an end on Thursday, February 5th.  Seventh and eighth grade teams joined together to compete against Bob Hope.

The girls found themselves down by eight points when the starting five reentered in the fourth quarter.  The players quickly erased the eight point deficit  and surged to a six point victory.

The boys were dominant throughout the game.  It was an excellent opportunity for all of the boys to play together as a team.  The game ended in a 35-3 victory over Bob Hope.  Congratulations to all middle school basketball players on an exciting season.IMG_1477IMG_1637