RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Diboll’s quest to reach the state tournament begins in much the same way as it did last year – in the bidistrict round against the Palestine Wildcats. Diboll plays host in the first game at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Old Orchard Park’s Pop Warner Field. The second game is at 7:30 p.m. ...

Gary Martel DISD Superintendent It is standardized testing time again in TEXAS! Makes me want to ________! Well you can fill in the blank! I am joining several of my colleagues around the state who are writing letters to their parents to hopefully help ease some of the concerns with state testing. I am very ...

District football Carthage    9-1    4-0 Jasper    5-3    2-1 Center    2-7    2-1 Huntington    1-7    0-3 Diboll     0-9    0-3 Lady Jack Hoops The Lady Jacks traveled to Shepherd to start their season off right  with a 58-31 win over the Shepherd Pirates. Kameri Mott- 11 pts, 3 steals Kayla Trekell- 9 pts, 5 steals; Brianna Bussey- ...

Huntington Red Devils (1-7, 0-3) at Diboll Lumberjacks (0-9, 0-3) Last week: Jasper 48, H’ton 8; Carthage 49, Diboll 6. Next week: Winner opens playoffs. Losing team’s season comes to end. Despite losing records, the Huntington Red Devils and Diboll Lumberjacks still have a chance for a playoff spot due to four teams making the ...

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The Diboll Family Education Center recently received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Organization to support its literacy programs. Specifically, the grant will provide adult education classes for the community. English As a Second Language Classes are provided Monday – Thursday mornings with childcare assistance provided. Evening classes have recently been added on ...

Author Diana L. Sharples joined Diboll High School students in a Skype session on Thursday, Oct. 17 to discuss book author tips and answer questions about how authors get their books published. She is the author of the teen book “Running Lean” which is about a young woman, Stacey, who has an eating disorder and ...

GARY MARTEL DISD Superintendent Students, parents, teachers, and other members of the Diboll ISD community are encouraged to take some time to show your appreciation for your favorite campus principal as DISD recognizes October as “Principals Month.” The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals, joined by their ...

RICHARD NELSON editor@dibollfreepress.com Wow, this team is going to be really good in a couple years! The Diboll Lady Jacks have continued to get younger via player exodus, injury and illness. Diboll Coach Ron Holton had to bring up two more young players from subvarsity teams to fill in Tuesday. However, the Lady Jacks proved ...

Diboll — 2012 record 2-8 (1-3) Week 0: vs. Fairfield 2012: 2-8 (4-0) With the addition of a fourth postseason spot in Class 3A, the Diboll Lumberjacks are hopeful to get a berth into the 2013 playoffs. After a disappointing 2012 season that saw the ‘Jacks win only one district game, they are looking toward ...