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The~lak0ffNews, Thu~daY, Feb. ?, 19~ .... Written and editea by members of grad returns: BY ELAINE JOFFE a senior in 1977, Eddie Arthus thought about how in less than Years he would again be rooming not as a student, but is at Malakoff for his college for his major of .physical the University of Texas at where he has been for two is the end of a long line of for Eddie. Beginning BY CURTIS IVEY a total of 52 pbints, the Fresh routed the Mabank Panthers Jan. 24. This was their win in five outings. The Tigers by Carey Jackson, who also on the _ Jay Vee. With him are Jackson Todd Shelton, Scott outscored Mahank from to a 13-2 lead quarter. SeCond quarter they added only points for a halftime total of to Mabanks six. At half Carey 8 Scott Williams It had three apiece and Jackson and Steve Stone had two @ his scholastic career at Malakoff Elementary, he went on to Malakoff Junior High, and then on to our fair High School. Henderson County Junior College was then honored with his presence for a year, and he took correspondence courses through University of Central Arkansas and East Texas State Univer- sity in English and Math, going on from there to Stephen F. Austin and ending up in U.T.T. where he will obtain, in May, his Bachelor of Arts degree in health and physical education. the total points and averages of the players. Jerryl Jackson - 64 points for 10.7 per game; Todd Shelton - 23 points for 4.0 per game; Tim Mattingly - 8 points; Homer Turner - 24 points for 4.0 per game; Norman Ashton - 3 points; Scott Williams - 31 points for 6.2 per game; Steve Stone - 16 points for 2.6 per game; Carey Jackson - 83 points for 13.8 per game. quarter both teams came and the Tigers hit 16 points The Malakoff seventh grade basket-" 10. So now the Tigers ball girls defeated Mabank 41-23 at ,34-16. Mabank Monday, Jan. 28. Malakoff led the Tigers cin- 16 to 8 at the half and dominated the en- with 12 tallies to tire game. sent the drummed Malakoff scored 26 points during the with a 57-19 skinning, scond half and Mabank scored 12 poin- 3-1 on the year and 3-1ts. High scorer for the Malakoff team The Tigers host Grand was Yolanda Jackson with 13 points. 31, but the outcome of the The Malkaoff girls will play Necbes not known at the time of this in a tournament Feb. 1, 2, and 3. The season record for the Malakoff team is point in the season these are now 10-0. By BEVERLY NEWELL shook as well as plates as six High School Future of America (FHA) of- at the Chamber of Com- ,y, Jan. 29. officers were Beverly Newell, Johnny Speed, Carla 1 Atkins and Annette Proctor. Brewer, one of the FHA was a big help also. Plates shook and knees were knocking but the officers were suc- cessful and didn't spill any plates or hot coffee on any guests. The Chamber of Commerce will donate $50 to the FHA treasurey for their duties. The officers ate after all the guests had been served. They had a good time cheering on the eating contest between Johnny, John and Steve. Journalism Class "I had a good time at high school," said Eddie, "especially Journalism with Mr. Wylie...I was in there every day, and even though I didn't do anything most days, it was fun t" When questioned about Eddie's jour- nalistic abilities, Mr. Wylie said, "It was hard to tell if he was a good student or not -- he never wrote anything l Although, like he said, he did come to school every day..." "I majored in Physical l~ducation because of my great interest in sports," stated Eddie emphatically. "I think it's great to share experiences and new ideas, and as a coach, I'll have the op- portunity to do so with high school players." As well as high school sports, Eddie is an avid fan of golf. ("I went to Florida recently while the Doral Open was in full swing -- excuse the punl") water- skiing and snowskiing; generally, all sports. However, in addition to his tight schedule concerning training for his coaching position, Eddie finds time to teach two women's fitness classes to help those ladies firm up and stay in shape. They are held two days a week: one at the First Baptist Church in Malakoff and the other in Star Harbor." The highlight of Eddie's life is his fiancee, Jeri Beck, a senior at U.T.T. She comes from Mesquite, and as Eddie tells the story, "We met at University and will be married on July 12th, 1980. We'll probably live in Mesquite until I find a good job." Concerning his twenty-first birthday which falls on April 5th, Eddie says that "folks can send all presents and donations to 'Poor Eddie Fund', Box 365 -- no C.O.D.'s acceptodI" Currently, Eddie does not have a job. He did, however hold a position at Texas Clay, working "long" hours in the sample department. "I made samples, (logical, huh) for distributors. I quit so I could go back to college. "I also took guitar lessons for about six months and had to stop because college took up too much time. I spend all my time now, studying for college." In July, Eddie will be leaving Malakoff. "I want to get away from here," he said reflectively. "I lived here all my life and now I figure it's time for a change." A member of Malakoff's First Baptist Church and a positive thinker, Eddie concluded the interview by saying, "People don't value life as much as they should. In this world, people need to learn to live together in order to solve the complicated problems of the world." When he gets married, Eddie will be leaving the family nest. He'll be star- ting to build his own and says, "I'm gonna love it." BYKATHI PHINNY was Dr. Earl Reum, workshop con- entire life. I was very pleased with the Have you lost contact with the person sultant and lecturer. A man so outcome of the workshop. I gained a lot you really are? Perhaps, you've vivacious and bubbling with a love for of new ideas to improve our Student decided that in today's world noone life and people that his joy and en- Senate and school. I met many new cares for anyone but himself, and you thusiams were contagious, friends that I'II always remember," don't need other people for your life to "Kids, a good way to really surprise Richard Jordan commented. be happy. Well, Student Senate officers your parents when they ask what you found a place in today's rat race where learned this weekend tell them the "It was the single most significant you realize things about yourself that single most significant learning ex- learning experience of my life,' you never kenw, and there are people perience of your life...," Reum, Coor- Marium Venable said with a laugh. "It today that care for others and they dinator of Student Activities at Jeffer- helped me get to know more about show you that people in your life make son County Public Schools in Colorado, Student Senate and its purpose. I saw you glad to be alive, said with a chuckle, some old friends and made some new All of these wonderful realizations Student Senate officers who attended ones,"she said. and others were found at a small Bap- the Advanced Leadership Workshop on tist encampment resting in the midst of Jan. 24-26 were president Mitch Clen- It was a weekend of learning ways to hills and valleys near Lake Travis, a dening, vice president Richard Jordan, improve student participation, learning setting that made your thoughts leave secretary, Kathi Phinny, treasurer Jen to believe in yourself, and realizing that all of the world's problems behind and Johnson, parliamentarian Mariumchurch campisn't the only place where think that with a place this serene and Venable, and sponsor Ruth Ann Loyd. kids hear about God and see his love beautiful in the world there can't be a "Despite the nauseous food and cold through others. It truly was the single world crisis taking place, showers, it was the single mostmost significant learning experience of The key to all of these realizations significant learning experience of my my lifel STUDENT SENATE OFFICERS for 79-80, who went to Lake Travis last weekend, are Treasurer Jeanette Johnson, Vice- President Richard Jordan, Parliamentarian Marium Venable, Secretary Kathi Phinny and President Mitchell Ciendening. BY CHIP SOUZA The seventh grade Kittens, riding the crest of a sudden hot streak, blazed by the Mabank Panthers 26-20 in a Jan. 28 game. It marked their third district win in four games. The shooting of both teams in the first quarter was as cold as the weather out- side. Each team could only manage one bucket in the first 8 minutes of play. The Kittens opened up in the second quarter finding the hoop for nine points. Jeff Prentice led the charge with five. Mabank, their shots still not falling, were shut out in the quarter and the kit- tens held an 11-2 lead at the half. Rodney Branch provided the kittens with all of their offense in the third period as he hit four points. Meanwhile, Mabank started to find the range to the tune of six points to cut the Kittens lead to 15-8. Both teams found the going much bet- ter in the final stanza as they had their most productive scoring. The Kittens tallied 11 and Mabank countered with 12 making the final count 26-20 Malakoff. Prentice was the leading scorer for the Kittens with 10 points. Branch and Steve Leatberwood tallied four each and Christ Turner and Daren Scholfield chipped in two each to round out the scoring. 4 and they have a 3-1 record in district Hall was the leading Panther scorer play. with 9 points. 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