The School Newspaper of Texas High School
  • Tigers prevail against Mavs
    Sports

    Tigers prevail against Mavs

    Story by Jay Williamson, sports editor

    Texas and Marshall high schools faced off Friday at Maverick Stadium beginning at 7:30. The game ended with a score of Texas 36-18. Initially Marshall won the toss, choosing to kick which meant Texas High would start with the ball. Texas returned the ball to their 30. On second down, Texas High rushed the ball from the 36 to the 44, sparking a fir... READ MORE »»

    The Tigers battled the Marshall Mavericks Friday night. The game ended with a score of 36-18 in favor of Texas High.

  • Student involved in major diving accident, schoolmates show support
    News

    Student involved in major diving accident, schoolmates show support

    Story by Ricky Cooks, indepth editor

    No one could have anticipated that this weekend would be different than all the rest. The sun was shining, the air was warm and there was a pervading sense of free-spirited happiness. No one could have known what would happen to senior Mayten Lumpkin after he performed a simple dive on a Saturday afternoon. While swimming at a friend’s house, Lumpki... READ MORE »»

    Students gather in the pit for a group photo in support of senior Mayten Lumpkin, who was involved in a diving accident Saturday.

    Photo by Kayleigh Moreland

  • Buckets of ice lead to discovery
    Entertainment

    Buckets of ice lead to discovery

    Story by Victoria Van, staff writer

    The Ice Bucket Challenge went viral in 2014, sparking global interests. The phenomenon was embraced by the masses as it opened the eyes of people everywhere in order to spread awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, a disease that plagues 15 new people each day. The money donated from the challenge was soon used to fund research in efforts... READ MORE »»

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  • Tigers send Bulldogs to doghouse
    Sports

    Tigers send Bulldogs to doghouse

    Story by Caleb Snow, staff writer

    Kilgore and Texas High faced off tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park as the football season approaches district play. The Tigers won 44-0, marking Texas High’s fourth victory this year. Kilgore was forced to punt on their first drive of the game. After a few short plays and a key fourth down conversion, Texas High’s quarterback Cade Pearson ... READ MORE »»

    Texas High's Quan Hampton returns a Kilgore punt for a long return. The Tigers improved their record to 4-0 with a win over the Bulldogs Sept. 16, 2016.

    Photo by Emily Meinzer

Former Texas High student discusses relation to terrorist plot

Story by Raga Justin, editor in chief

What were those three men who sauntered into a Kinko’s on a muggy Florida day three weeks before 9/11 thinking? Were they nervous? Apprehensive, in any way? Did they perhaps th...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • 1 comment

A vacant spot

Story by Raga Justin, editor in chief

Leah Crenshaw is thirsty. So she groggily gets herself out of bed and shakes the sleep from her eyes. She makes her way to the stairs and inches down them slowly, carefully...  Read More »

September 14, 2016 • 2 comments

I’ll see you again

Story by Raga Justin, editor in chief

“Just think of a world, a world without tears, where man can live for a million years, with never a grief, an ache or a pain, and never a thought of dying again. Think o...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

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Tigers come out on top in renewed rivalry

Photo by Emily Meinzer

Senior running back Markese Martin stiff arms Liberty-Eylau's Triston Brooks. The Tigers defeated the Leopards 48-39.

Tigers come out on top in renewed rivalry

Story by Caleb Snow, staff writer

Liberty-Eylau and Texas High took to the field tonight for the first time in three years at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The game ended as a Tiger victory against their newest rivals with a final score of 48-39. Liberty-Eylau was forced to punt on their fi...  Read More »

September 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Tigers rout Hogs 37-7

Photo by Lauren Maynard

Receiver Quan Hampton pulls away from the defenders during the Texas vs. Arkansas game. The Tigers defeated the Razorbacks 37-7.

Tigers rout Hogs 37-7

Story by Jay Williamson, sports editor

Texas and Arkansas High faced off tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park in the highly anticipated 102nd rivalry game. The Tigers emerged victorious with a final score of 37-7. The game began with a 5-yard kick return to the 26 from Arkansas. After ma...  Read More »

September 3, 2016 • 0 comments

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Marine life

Story by Raga Justin, editor in chief

The man in the combat uniform was screaming so loud, she felt like she’d burst an eardrum. He was angry, she thought with trepidation. Enraged, even. Red in the face, a vein t...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

A story we will never forget

Story by Eleanor Schroeder, news editor

The terrorist attacks on the U.S that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, claimed the lives of almost 3,000 individuals and injured 6,000 others. Most people remember exactly where t...  Read More »

September 11, 2016 • 3 comments

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