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  • Gorsuch completes Senate hearing
    100 Days

    Gorsuch completes Senate hearing

    Story by Ricky Cooks, in-depth editor

    The confirmation a U.S. Supreme Court Justice is a rare and involved process: loads of attention and several dozen questions are all thrown towards one person. In this case, it is Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to hold the distinguished position. Gorsuch delivered a patriotic speech to the room on Monday, the first day of hi...

    Judge Neil Gorsuch goes through his confirmation hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee to see if he will be the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice on March 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Photo by Christy Bowe/Globe Photos

  • New director promises change of pace for athletics program
    Sports

    New director promises change of pace for athletics program

    Story by Tye Shelton, sports editor

    A young face now has the reins as Gerry Stanford assumed control Feb. 27 of the athletic department as the new director on head football coach. Stanford is a change of pace from the past 18 years that Barry Norton built his empire here. This empire set...

    Athletic Director and head football coach Gerry Stanford gives a speech during his welcoming ceremony. Stanford took over the athletics program after former director Barry Norton moved to Arkansas High.

    Photo by Lauren Maynard

  • Get into “Get Out”
    Entertainment

    Get into “Get Out”

    Story by Matt Francis, entertainment editor

    Comedy writer Jordan Peele’s first foray into directing, “Get Out,” was released on Feb. 24. I saw the trailer a month or two ago, heard Peele’s name, and instantly knew that this movie would be receiving my money. The movie stars relatively ...

    Chris, played by Daniel Kaluuya, surrounded by white dinner guests in "Get Out." Photo from IMDb.

  • Finding a visual voice
    Multimedia, News

    Finding a visual voice

    Story by Victoria Van, staff writer

      Inks and paints flood the smooth canvas with saturated color, creating an awe-inspiring piece of art, exemplified by individuality and emotions. Eyes find their way to the piece and the artist hopes that the judge will accept their hard effort. ...

Directors take new approach to HighStepper tryouts

Directors take new approach to HighStepper tryouts

Story by Connor Brooks, staff writer

Drill team tryouts were held March 3, and this year, directors took a new approach. Girls who have previously been on the team for three years didn’t have to try out in fro...

March 11No Comments

DECA takes on state competition

DECA takes on state competition

Story by Anna Cannon, editor in chief

The DECA team traveled to San Antonio to compete at the state level on March 3-5. The team competed with over 4,400 students in a variety of events created to teach skills ...

March 8No Comments

The show must go on

The show must go on

Story by Ashlyn Sander, staff writer

This year Student Council held the 7th annual No-Dinner Dinner Theater Feb. 26 in the John Thomas Theater. The council sold over 500 tickets and made $6640. “This was...

March 3No Comments

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Bobcats claw their way to victory

Photo by Ashlyn Sander

During the boy's soccer senior night, senior Isidro Hernandez walks out with his family.

Bobcats claw their way to victory

Story by Celeste Anderson, news editor

Friday, March 10, the boys soccer team hosted the Hallsville Bobcats during Texas High senior night. The seniors honored were: John Debenport, Marc Jaramillo, Zachary Lewis, Isidro Hernandez, Alex Hernandez and Isaiah Davis. The game commenced after the seniors were ...

March 20No Comments

Catching scholarships

Photo by Emily Meinzer

Junior starting receiver Tevailance Hunt rushes down the field at a game. Hunt has received several scholarship offers early in his high school career.

Catching scholarships

Story by Jay Williamson, sports editor

Star receiver Tevailance Hunt of the 2018 recruiting class has been receiving offers over the last couple of weeks from a variety of division one football programs. This process began nationally for many seniors after national signing day on Feb. 7 and...

March 10No Comments

Mount Pleasant proves too much for Tigers

Photo by Dawson Kelley

Sophomore Juan Lebrata struggles with a Mount Pleasant player for control of the ball. The Tigers suffered a 3-0 loss to Mount Pleasant on March 3.

Mount Pleasant proves too much for Tigers

Story by John Morgan and Misty Lopez, staff writers

Despite a solid first half performance, the Tiger boys’ soccer team were handed a 3-0 loss by Mount Pleasant on March 3. Mount Pleasant controlled much of the possession in the game which eventually wore down the defense and led to highly deserved...

March 5No Comments

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Subtracting life’s negatives

Subtracting life’s negatives

Story by Thalia Hawkins, staff writer

She swerves around the desks at the signal of each of her student’s hands shooting into the air. Chemistry, Pre-Calculus, Algebra II–whatever the subject, she is always ther...

March 10No Comments

Life through the lens

Life through the lens

Story by Madison Brown, staff writer

Sitting down at his desk, he gets into position as he prepares to start recording. Pressing the tiny button on the right of his hand-handled camera, he spontaneously introd...

March 8No Comments

Moving to his own beat

Moving to his own beat

Story by Victoria Van, staff writer

Rhythmic beats and booming sounds envelop the room. A range of vocals are layered to create a momentous melody. He concentrates on expressing his love by generating countles...

February 28No Comments

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