Tiger Times

Hitting the curve

Hitting the curve

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

After years of dedication and hard work, this senior’s dream has finally paid off. On Nov. 15, senior Chris Lyles signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Southern Arkansas University (SAU). “I’ve been playing baseball ever since I was four years old,” Lyles said. “My dad got me a pla...

Kicking it indoors

Kicking it indoors

Story by Nathan Morris, staff writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The rain continues to pour down overhead. The seemingly optimistic weekend has turned into a dreary morning with the hope of playing soccer washed away into the drainage ditches. Rain and weather conditions have long been the bane of many outside sports. The unpredictability of the weather has l...

Shooting for the big leagues

Shooting for the big leagues

Story by Zane Johnston, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Sophomore Graci Henard has only been on the golf team for two years, but she has been playing since she was only six years old. “I played multiple sports when I was a little girl, and I just gravitated toward golf,” Henard said. “My dad played golf, so that also had a little bit of influenc...

Did you try putting it in rice?

Did you try putting it in rice?

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Once again, the Tigers have come to the end of their football season. After spending the last 19 years stretching their successful season into the playoffs, the team hung their helmets after a loss to West Mesquite, ending their season early with a 3-7 record. Some people agreed that the team did poorl...

Cat got their tongue

Cat got their tongue

Story by TJ Wall and Joseph Rodgers

November 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The varsity basketball team hosted and defeated the Hallsville Bobcats on Nov. 27. The game started with the Tigers winning the tip but failing to score on their first possession. Afterward, both teams had significant runs while Tigers forward junior C.J. Kelley, dominated the boards. The first quarter e...

Lady Tigers clip wings of Lady Hawks

Lady Tigers clip wings of Lady Hawks

Story by Peyton Sims and Sophie Spakes

November 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Lady Tigers defeated the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks Nov. 19 in a close game at home in a matchup that has become an annual crosstown rivalry by a score of 54-46. In the first quarter, Kerrighan Dann racked up seven points to put the Lady Tigers in front by a score of 13-7. They would increase t...

One for the record books

One for the record books

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SPORTS

While the Tigers and the Razorbacks clashed on the field back in September, a special guest looked down on the famous rivalry. 1979 Texas High graduate Eference Murphy made a special appearance at the game and ran the timer for the 103rd Battle of the Axe. “I’m on a crew and I told them [that if]...

Their next steps

Their next steps

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

They excelled at their craft for four years, and now, the hard work pays off. Five senior athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their sporting ways in college. Those athletes are Mabry Smith for softball at Ouachita Baptist University, Treyaunna Rush for volleyball at Texas A&M Uni...

Bittersweet symphony

Bittersweet symphony

Story by John Morgan and Joseph Rodgers

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

A 99-yard rushing touchdown by West Mesquite quarterback Neal Johnson seemed to be a fitting end to the Tigers’ season. The Wranglers defeated the Tigers on Friday night by a score of 49-21 in both teams’ final games of the season. After a competitive first half, West Mesquite scored all of 28...

The end of the road

The end of the road

Story by Autumn Golden and Joseph Rodgers

November 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

A historic season for the volleyball team came to an end after the Lady Tigers lost the regional semifinals against the Frisco Wakeland Wolverines in three consecutive sets. “I am heartbroken that it’s our last game, and I can’t believe I just played my last volleyball game for Texas High,...

Locking up success

Locking up success

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

The football players work endlessly to make sure they’re ready for the game every Friday. This can be exhausting, and everyone around them knows that. For the past seven years, moms of the players get together, clean out their lockers and give them baskets of encouragement to motivate them for the upcomi...

Halfway there

Halfway there

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TJ's Pigskin Report

We are about half-way through the 2018 NFL regular season now and there has definitely been a whole lot of action to talk about. Unless you have been sitting under a rock for eight weeks, you probably already have heard about most of the recent NFL news and transactions. However, it is difficult for th...

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