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GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

The Lady Texan basketball team will host tryouts from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 19-20 in Gym A. Students must bring proper athletic wear such as shorts, shoes and wear quarter sleeve t-shirts. Potential team members must have a physical on file with the athletic coordinator and have a completed online parent...

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL PREPARES FOR NORTH CROWLEY

By Jolina Mosely, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

The varsity volleyball team will play North Crowley today at 6:30 p.m. in Gym A after a tough loss against Mansfield High School, Sept. 23. “They are building and getting better,” head volleyball coach Theresa Frederick said. The varsity volleyball team plays against teams that have had wa...

TEXANS PREPARE TO FACE-OFF AGAINST LAMAR THURSDAY

TEXANS PREPARE TO FACE-OFF AGAINST LAMAR THURSDAY

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016

After winning their last game against O.D. Wyatt, 17-13, the varsity  football team is working on the basics and getting a preliminary plan ready for the game against Lamar today. “We’re getting healthy,” assistant coach Antonio Stinson said. “ With this short week, it’s back to business....

SPRING FOOTBALL POINTS TO A BETTER SEASON

By By Teeba Abdulsattar and Lypzy Juarez

June 4, 2016

Spring football has started and the guys have done an outstanding job to get better and be ready to play for their upcoming season, assistant coach Ramon Stinson said. “We’re gonna replace players, get a good foundation, train and plan for fall,” Stinson said. Sophomore linebacker Trey Hensley...

GIRLS SOCCER FINISHES THE SEASON AS A FAMILY

GIRLS SOCCER FINISHES THE SEASON AS A FAMILY

By By Breanna Williams and Maria Avena

June 4, 2016

The girls varsity soccer team ends its hard and long season seventh in district with a 6-5 record, head coach Bernard Lightfoot said. “The team grew and were successful together," Lightfoot said. “They have come together as one.’’ Not only did they become friends they became a family. “Soccer is a s...

LADY TEXANS WRAP UP A ‘GOOD’ SEASON

LADY TEXANS WRAP UP A ‘GOOD’ SEASON

By By Aniya Jackson and Stephanie Guia

June 4, 2016

The girls varsity basketball season was “good,” but could’ve been better, head coach Tiffany Barlow said. “I think we were competitive, but we could’ve done some things better,” Barlow said. “Had we increased our defense we would have won more games.” Senior Jovita Cortez said t...

SOCCER TEAM SEASON CUT SHORT

By By Gloria Gatica, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

The boys varsity soccer season ends with a heartbreaking loss to El Dorado falling one game short  from returning to the state semi-finals. “Last year we played real hard, this year was more about like ‘we have to go out there and win,’ ” senior Eddie Rodriguez said. “We thought about winning...

GOOD START TO VARSITY BASEBALL SEASON

GOOD START TO VARSITY BASEBALL SEASON

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2016

The boys varsity baseball team played their first tournament during the school day Feb. 25-27 in DeSoto and won one out of two games. “The tournament went good,” varsity baseball coach Scott Chance said. “ I think we’re going to have a good season, and a good chance at being legendary, if...

MEN’S WRESTLING FINISHES 6TH IN THE DISTRICT

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2016

The men’s wrestling team finished 6th in the district this season. “Overall season, I would say I would’ve liked better standings and I would’ve hoped to place higher at the regional tournament,” assistant coach Ian Pearce said.  “But the wrestlers we did have go to regionals did well s...

TEXAN SWIM TEAM HOSTS APRIL TRYOUTS

TEXAN SWIM TEAM HOSTS APRIL TRYOUTS

By Diego Perez, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

The Texan swim team will hold tryouts from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday April 19 at UTA indoor pool (801 Greek Row). “It's a great sport to be in and you really get to bond with with your team and grow together like a family,” Luis Roa said. “Swimming has been tough sport that doesn't get recognition...

SWIM TEAM LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT SEASON

SWIM TEAM LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT SEASON

By Diego Perez, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Fourteen students made the  swim team this year and did their best during competitions, notes coach Anastasia Nieves. “Although swimming is a tough competitive sport, we are hoping next year is better,” Nieves said. “As a coach I am supportive of my swimmers, but I am also still learning the...

TEXAN CHEERLEADERS COMPETE AFTER 10 YEARS

TEXAN CHEERLEADERS COMPETE AFTER 10 YEARS

By Daxjia Alford, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

The Texan cheerleaders competed in their first competition in 10 years Jan. 15 and 16. The team practiced everyday after school to perfect their routine. They practiced on their motions and dance routine. The hardest exercise for the team to prefect was their motions because they had to focus on ma...

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