Tiger Times

Tigers leave the court

photo by: Savannah Pritchard

Story by Robert Hoover, sports editor

March 6, 2014

As the final buzzer sounds, the Tigers have to face reality. Another wave of seniors have come to terms with having to hang up their jerseys for the last time.   The Texas High basketball team lost to Summit High School 65-75, eliminating them from the playoffs on Feb. 21. Hopes were high with a p...

Question of the Month

February 26, 2014

Welcome to Question of the Month. Each month we will post a question, giving you the opportunity to share your opinion. Share your opinion with us, and your name will be entered into a monthly drawing for a $20 gift card. All comments must be approved before they will appear online. To be eligible for the drawing, you must be a Texas High student and include your first and last name. QUESTION: Is torture of another human ever acceptable? Explain why or why not.

Hannah Brantley dribbling down the field.

Tigers beat Jacksonville

February 11, 2014

The girls’ soccer team won their game at home against Jacksonville on Jan. 31, making it the tenth win for the Tigers’ this season. “Going out there felt okay knowing that we beat them last year,” senior Caroline Byrd said. The Tigers’ success started early, as they pushed through the Maide...

Senior Darion Kidd defends a pass during the boys' win against Pine Tree.

Tigers take down Pine Tree

February 5, 2014

The boys basketball team took on the Pine Tree Pirates on Jan. 28 on their own court. After a dominating game, the Tigers took the win with the final score of 87-32. The Tigers’ defense overpowered the Pirates, giving them control of the game with a 20-point lead after the first quarter. "We d...

Tigers honor seniors at final home game

Tigers honor seniors at final home game

November 8, 2013

Before tonight’s football game against Hallsville, members of the senior class took to the field to be honored at the last game of the regular season. A total of 80 students stood in front of the crowd for one last time.   “I feel amazing, I’m really happy this is my last game here but sad at ...

Sports worth watching

Sports worth watching

November 6, 2013

There are currently 46 recognized sports that compete in the Summer and Winter Olympics, but we don’t pay attention to all of them. In fact, most people have probably never heard of skeleton or canoe slalom. People in America seem to have a fascination with only certain kinds of sports. Certain type...

Sophomore Taylor Post congratulates the Mount Pleasant volleyball team after the game.

Sophomore shares love for volleyball

November 4, 2013

“Move, move! I’ve got it!” sophomore Taylor Post calls out. She sets a high set to JV outside hitter junior Krysten Dansby for a kill. She constantly chants the never-ending supply of volleyball cheers. Setting aside a few moments, Post answers questions about her job and love for the team. Q...

Junior Russell Thomas at the Tiger Classic.

Tigers tee off strong

October 17, 2013

Some days everything just falls into place. You make good contact, the puts line up just right and your score is ridiculously low. The Tiger golf team was having a couple of those days in their last tournament.   Their practices, sometimes longer than 4 hours at a time, have honed their skills an...

Freshman Alex jones standing with her Junior Olympic medals.

Diving into the competition

October 17, 2013

Even as a freshman, Alex Jones knows what it's like to dive into pressure.   This summer, Jones competed in the Junior Olympics in Ann Arbor, Mich., with Team Arkansas.   "When I was about 9 years old, I watched the Olympics and saw all of the swimmers," Jones said. "After that, I wanted to go to t...

Freshman Natalie Robinson during the daily drill team practice.

Like Mother, Like Daughter

October 17, 2013

“5,6,7,8, turn 1,2, kick 3,4, step step leap… Kick higher, and point your toe on that leap! One more time! 5,6,7,8, turn 1,2…” Freshman Natalie Robinson watches the drill team director demonstrate the combination. She is used to this sort of thing. Not only is Kristi Robinson the director, she ...

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