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SWIMMERS ADVANCE TO REGIONALS

SWIMMERS ADVANCE TO REGIONALS

By Miguel Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Six students will compete in the swimming regionals held Friday, Feb. 2 in Lubbock, Texas. Junior David Truong qualified individually and in relays. He placed third overall in the 100 backstroke. “It feels rewarding all of the hard work my team and I have been putting in all year payed off,” Tr...

BOYS SOCCER TO PLAY GARLAND FRIDAY

BOYS SOCCER TO PLAY GARLAND FRIDAY

By Moises Castro, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018

The varsity boys soccer team returned home with two wins and one loss under their belt from the Austin Lakes Elite Showcase Jan 11 to 13. Head coach Joey Rodriguez said the team did well in the tournament, but the first day the traveling got to them. He said they beat Austin Westlake 1-0 after the...

CROSS COUNTRY ENDS WITH THEIR BEST SEASON YET

CROSS COUNTRY ENDS WITH THEIR BEST SEASON YET

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2018

The girls and boys cross country teams ended their seasons better than last year, placing in several events with juniors Cristian “Leo” Sanchez and Kevin Martinez competing for nationals. “I didn’t do as well as I was expecting to do,” Sanchez said. “Everything was against me, but I ...

FOOTBALL TEAM HOPES TO WIN SENIOR NIGHT

FOOTBALL TEAM HOPES TO WIN SENIOR NIGHT

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017

After their win last Friday against North Crowley, head football coach Anthony Criss said the season has been up and down, but the football team has a better record this year.  Last year’s record was 3-6 and this year’s record 4-5 currently. “I really want the kids to go out on a bang,” Criss said. ...

GRANT WILL BUY NEW BATTING CAGE, MORE

By Joshua Garcia, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

A new batting cage, softball uniforms and softball bats will be purchased this season, thanks to a $10,000 grant from Globe Life Park. “I’m very grateful that Globe Life has donated all of this money to us,” head baseball coach Scott Chance said. "I want to give a big thank you to everyone t...

SENIOR NIGHT OFFERS BITTERSWEET MEMORIES

By Alayah Moore, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

The Texan varsity volleyball team will host its annual senior night at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in Gym A. “It’s been amazing seeing my seniors grow, no one understands the commitment, effort and blood sweat and tears that the players put in daily,” head coach Theresa Frederick said. “I hope that the...

SENIOR STRIVES FOR VICTORY

By Alayah Moore, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Eight years ago senior Abigail Arreola fell in love with volleyball. “We practiced so much when my first game came around, I wasn’t, nervous, shy, scared or anything,” Arreola said. “I was ready to play and have fun.”   Arreola said this year is special for her because it’s her las...

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY MEMBERS PLACE AT KELLER MEET

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY MEMBERS PLACE AT KELLER MEET

By Miguel Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

Three varsity boys cross country members placed at the Keller Fossil Ridge meet, Sept 8. After not being able to compete in regionals last season due to an injury, junior Cristian “Leo” Sanchez placed first in the third meet of the season. “I felt excited and also disappointed that I could...

TWO SOCCER ATHLETES ACCEPT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

TWO SOCCER ATHLETES ACCEPT ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2017

Senior soccer players  Luis Vargas and  Guadalupe Vazquez were recognized for earning full scholarships to play collegiate soccer in the Little Theater April 19. “The performance on the field speaks for itself, and that’s why they got the athletic scholarship,”  said Jacob Smith, Head varsity...

HARD FOUGHT BATTLE TO STATE!

HARD FOUGHT BATTLE TO STATE!

By Carolina Ibarra, News and Managing Editor

April 13, 2017

The varsity boys soccer team will face off against the Dobie Longhorns at 5 p.m. Friday at Birkelbach Field in Georgetown, Texas. The Texans advanced to the UIL State Semifinals Saturday, April 8 after winning 3-2 against Lewisville High School in double overtime. Goals were made by seniors Kevin...

TEXANS ADVANCE TO REGIONAL SEMIFINALS

TEXANS ADVANCE TO REGIONAL SEMIFINALS

By News and Managing Editor, Carolina Ibarra

April 7, 2017

The boys varsity soccer team advanced to the regional semifinals and will play against Lewisville High School at 2 p.m. today at Southlake Dragon Stadium. If the Texans win they will play against Bowie High School or Hebron High School tomorrow at 3 p.m at Dragon Stadium. Carolina Ibarra SHHSp...

MANY THANKS: SENIOR REFLECTS ON HER FINAL SEASON

MANY THANKS:  SENIOR REFLECTS ON HER FINAL SEASON

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

Cierra Green played her last varsity basketball game full of joy and bittersweet moments Feb 3. “It was bittersweet because this is my last year and I’ve connected with so many people,” the senior said. “It’s going to be sad leaving them, but then again I’m happy because I’ll be playing...

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