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  • Tigers crush Lions 45-19 in Homecoming game

    Tigers crush Lions 45-19 in Homecoming game

    Story by Lois LeFors and Paisley Allen

    Mistakes made early on by the Greenville Lions gave the Tigers plenty of opportunities to dominate the field, leading to a 45-19 victory tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park. The Tiger’s first drive began on the 40-yard line. A 37-yard run by running back Devuntay Walker followed by a touchdown pass to wide receiver Tevailance Hunt led to a touc... READ MORE »»

    Texas High's Tevailance Hunt celebrates his touchdown in the first quarter against Greenville. The Tiger win makes their record 8-0.

    Photo by Emily Meinzer

  • Taking home the crown
    News, Video

    Taking home the crown

    Story by Alex O'Gorman, editor in chief

    Thirteen girls stand on the green and white field and try not to let their high heels sink into the grass. They grip the hands of their mothers standing next to them, listening to hear the announcer. A name is called, and a mother’s hand flies into the air in unconcealed excitement. Homecoming queen was crowned tonight before Greenville and Texas... READ MORE »»

    Principal Brad Bailey crowns Jasmine Grace Brooks as Homecoming queen.

    Photo by Morgan Bonner

  • Heart of a lion

    Heart of a lion

    Story by Langley Leverett, feature editor

    Recently, I read “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand, and I have to admit that it is the most resonating book I have had the chance of reading in months. It tells the heart-wrenching true story of Louis Zamperini, an American World War II soldier who faced impossible odds with grim determination and smiled in the face of absolute anguish. It is the ... READ MORE »»

    Photo illustration

    Photo by Dawson Kelley

  • Shut your mouth

    Shut your mouth

    Story by Lindsey Egger, staff writer

    Rape is the most under-reported crime in America; 63 percent of sexual assaults are never reported to the police. Hundreds of millions of women and girls are abused and harassed daily. Women are told to keep quiet after being assaulted, and when they do speak up, society blames the victim, making them feel ashamed. It’s much “easier” to keep... READ MORE »»

    Many sexual assault victims are shamed into silence.

    Photo by Emily Meinzer

Meet the Court

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October 18, 2016 • 2 comments

No place like Homecoming

Story by Ali Richter, copy editor

Girls grab your bouquets and boys get the corsages ready; it’s dance time! The annual Homecoming dance will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Dan Haskins center. Tick...  Read More »

October 18, 2016 • 0 comments

Fields of Faith to be held Wednesday, Oct. 12

Story by Lois LeFors, staff writer

This year’s Fields of Faith will be held at Hawk Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Fields of Faith is an annual nationwide event where Christian students from v...  Read More »

October 11, 2016 • 0 comments

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Lady Tigers suffer defeat to Sulphur Springs

Photo by Racheal Sizemore

Lady Tigers suffer defeat to Sulphur Springs

Story by Cailey Roberson and Langley Leverett

The Lady Tigers were bested by the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats on Oct. 7, 1-3. Despite a loss on their turf, the Lady Tigers remained persistent and prepared for the oncoming sets. The first set was easily won by the Lady Cats 16-25, the Lady Cats having ...  Read More »

October 18, 2016 • 0 comments

Texas defeats Mount Pleasant after rocky beginning

Photo by Emily Meinzer

Senior Devuntay Walker fights through a Mt. Pleasant High School defender Friday night in Mt. Pleasant. The Texas High Tigers defeated the Mt. Pleasant 27-7 and remain undefeated heading in to week 8 of the 2016 football season.

Texas defeats Mount Pleasant after rocky beginning

Story by Jay Williamson and Eleanor Schroeder

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Mount Pleasant Tigers on Oct. 14  at the Sam Parker Field in Mount Pleasant. The game ended with a 27-7 Texas victory. The Mt. Pleasant Tigers started the game on their own 20-yard line. After driving t...  Read More »

October 16, 2016 • 0 comments

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Bruises and broken bottles – This is my story

Story by Colton Johnson, feature editor

“We never told anybody. We just said she slipped on the floor. That’s what my mom told us happened. She said she just slipped on the floor.” She remembered the slamming of the door as...  Read More »

October 18, 2016 • 0 comments

Your mess is not her job

Story by Craig Crawford, staff writer

Dirty trays piled high with the remains of food litter the tables in appalling numbers as students take their bags and make for the door. Custodians make their way to each table, c...  Read More »

October 14, 2016 • 1 comment

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