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Get the popcorn out

Get the popcorn out

May 24, 2018

Tickets switch hands through the windows of the booth. Popcorn and cokes get rushed into the theater. Explosions and car chases flicker on the large movie canvas. Summer movie season is one of the most exciting times of the year as huge action blockbusters roll onto the big screens all across the w...

Tigers slide into regional quarterfinal against Forney

Tigers slide into regional quarterfinal against Forney

May 16, 2018

Mayhem. Exuberance. Relief. These feelings flooded the baseball team on a warm May night in Paris, Texas, after they did something that no Tiger baseball team had done in seven years. After claiming the district championship earlier in the season, they defeated Lucas Lovejoy and The Colony in...

2018 Draft Class Ratings

2018 Draft Class Ratings

May 3, 2018

The highly anticipated 2018 NFL Draft definitely did not disappoint. It turned out to be just as thrilling as expected. Some teams made better picks than others, but here are the best picks from each team. Cleveland Browns Best Pick: Baker Mayfield/QB/Oklahoma Runner-Up(s): Denzel Ward/DB/Ohio St. and Nick C...

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Golf team falls short at regional meet

May 2, 2018

The golf team competed in the regional tournament on April 23 and 24 at the Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club. The Tigers finished in sixth place while the Highland Park Scots won the tournament with a score of 289 on the first day and 284 on the second. “We did the best that we could have done,”...

2018 NFL Draft All-Sleeper Team

2018 NFL Draft All-Sleeper Team

April 26, 2018

Barkley. Allen. Darnold. Chubb. Rosen. Mayfield. These are the names that we hear thrown around by football analysts in regards to the top prospects in the upcoming NFL Draft. After prestigious college careers and numerous accolades, they have impressed professional scouts and seem inclined. They hav...

2018 Pigskin Report Mock Draft

2018 Pigskin Report Mock Draft

April 26, 2018

Every year, the NFL Draft is crazy, hectic and unexpected. This year is different: it will be crazier, more hectic and way more unexpected than any other draft in recent years. The 2018 NFL draft will definitely not disappoint and will be something exciting to watch for every football fan. 1) Cle...

Life after sports

Life after sports

March 5, 2018

He comes to a stop, hands on his knees, breathing heavily. He can’t hear the noise around him because of the beating of his own heart and blood rushing in his ears. He looks around at the red clay track that surrounds him, a place he has come to know as a second home over the past three years. Only...

Senior Dakota Turner scorches a single base hit at their double header against Longview. Varsity baseball won both of these games on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Tigers defeat the Lobos in a double header

February 28, 2018

The Tigers’ varsity baseball team took on the Longview Lobos in a double header on Monday, Feb. 26. They defeated their opponents in both games, winning the first 15-4 and the second 3-2. The back-to-back wins for the team came after extreme weather conditions earlier in the week. Senior Dakota...

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Lady Tigers shut out the Pirates

February 27, 2018

The girls' soccer team opposed the Pine Tree Pirates on Friday, Feb. 23 with the Lady Tigers delivering a 1-0 victory. The first half of the game was filled with several opportunities to score for both teams. Texas High attempted several goals that were either blocked or missed. The same occurred fo...

One of the buses passes along the Ben Franklin Parkway during the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (David Maialetti/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

2017-2018 NFL season in review

February 23, 2018

With the Philadelphia Eagles as the 2017-2018 NFL champions, this season is sadly over. Here’s some thoughts on my expectations for this season that I wrote about in “There’s always a tomorrow” compared to the final results: Expectations vs. Results: Houston Texans: I had a lot of faith in the Texan...

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Lady Tigers spring a victory

February 20, 2018

The Lady Tigers softball team participated in the Sulphur Springs tournament Feb.15-16. The tournament was cut short due to bad weather, but the Lady Tigers went undefeated in the four games they played. In their game against Pittsburgh on Thursday they won 8-0, with three home runs, two from junior Mabry ...

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Tigers shipwreck the Pirates

February 16, 2018

Tigers boys’ basketball hosted the Pine Tree Pirates on Feb 13. The game began with a contested floater by JJ Sparkman-Hawkins of Pine Tree after the Pirates won the tip off. The Tigers’ first bucket came off a three pointer in the corner by Vonderic Stanley making the score 3-4 Pine Tree. Thr...

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