Panther Growls

Life-long dream changes

April Adams, Staff Writer

May 6, 2013

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I’ve been on drill team for the past four years and have truly enjoyed every year except for my senior year. There was just so much drama –  girls being mean and etc. I was not happy with the year at all. I realized during...

Hard work needed to help ensure success at next level

JaBryce Taylor, Staff Writer

April 30, 2013

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The blood, the sweat, the tears, and the anxiety of every hit that gets taken in practice is just one step closer to getting ready for game time. The work I am putting into my football career is going to set me above the bar for...

Lufkin goes smoke free

Lufkin goes smoke free

April 29, 2013

Dear Mr. Confused

PacKat, opinions

April 27, 2013

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Dear PacKat, I have been in love with this one girl since 7th grade. She has lied to me, hurt me, and abused me emotionally. But yet I still love her. Now she's in high school and has a child by someone else, who is not in th...

Finding Hope

Autumn Witt, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013

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This week we find our perfect little worlds shattered... Suddenly the world is a scary place again full of dangers, but we must go on. We must carry on even though we would rather find that rock to hide under. We cannot hide any...

Single Parent Homes

Shelby Mathison, Reporter

April 12, 2013

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Today, 69 percent of children live in single-parent homes. Many people think that the child or children are not affected or are better off by living with only one of their parents. My personal experience illustrates that children...

Dear Crusher

packat, opinions

April 5, 2013

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Dear PacKat, Thanks to you I will have a date to my senior prom. I would have never had the guts to ask him. Thank you again for being there for me, you're the best. Love crusher.   Dear crusher, You're welcome and I'...

Pollen.. So Much Pollen….

Autumn Witt, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

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Well, ladies and gentleman, lads and lassies its that time of year again – spring – the only time of the year when everyone’s car is the exact same color. That distinctive sickly pollen yellow. Yes, it's here, again. Often...

Dear Me,

Packat, opinions

April 1, 2013

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Dear PacKat, I have this group of friends that is really crazy. I was talking to another friend and told him about my crazy friends. That is when he called me two-faced. I never said that I didn't like my crazy friends. Am...

Top 10 Psychological Tips for Athletes

Sophia Humphreys, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2013

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"Ninety percent of the game is half mental." --Yogi Berra, American Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager. Many athletes strive for maximum potential, but some fail to realize that reaching maximum potential...

We are all role models for someone

March 4, 2013

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Dear Packat, I am overweight. I have very low self-esteem. I wish I could be pretty, rich, and be happy about the life I live in. Everyday I ask myself 'why me?' People talk about me because I'm  not as pretty as them or I don...

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