Tiger Times

Tigers dominate the Leopards

Tigers dominate the Leopards

Story by TJ Wall and Doug Kyles

September 14, 2019

The Tigers left Grim Stadium after a blowout victory against crosstown rivals, the Liberty-Eylau Leopards. There were flashbacks to last week’s game, as again, a powerful start and a strong defense gave the Tigers a 62-13 win. The Leopards got off to a rough start by going three and out on their firs...

Tigers tighten grip on axe

Tigers tighten grip on axe

Story by Addison Cross, Molly Kyles, Connor Powell, and Anna Grace Jones

September 7, 2019

In the 105th Battle of the Axe, the Texas Tigers stifled the Arkansas Razorbacks with a commanding  28-7 victory.  Much of the Tigers’ success can be attributed to the strength of the offensive line in the first quarter. Running back Tracy Cooper helped Texas High remain in a strong lead from the b...

Which way will the axe fall?

Which way will the axe fall?

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

September 4, 2019

As the day approaches when our football players will storm Razorback stadium with high hopes and built-up determination, both schools ponder on whether their team will walk off the field with spirits and helmets raised high above their heads.  On Friday night, the Tigers will take on the Arkansas High Razor...

Early Woes

Early Woes

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29th, the Tigers traveled to Waxahachie to face the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks to open up the season. In the end, the Tigers were overcome with a score of 7-21, an improvement over last year’s 7-56 blowout.  The entire first half was filled with both teams going back and ...

Learning from the Lobos

Learning from the Lobos

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

August 28, 2019

In a scrimmage last week against the defending 6A-2 champions, the Tigers got their first glimpse of their potential in a match up against the Longview Lobos. Considering last year’s struggles and failure to make the playoffs, the team has a positive view of their chances this year.  “The s...

Recovery for the goal

Recovery for the goal

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

May 3, 2019

Mistaking a sore throat for the flu may not be a big deal, but mistaking a double kidney infection with something as small as pulling a muscle may have severe consequences. Hours before a tournament, junior Rebecca Richnow was rushed by her father to the hospital after shaking uncontrollably. Doc...

The Lion tamers

The Lion tamers

Story by Charli Hueter and Zane Johnston

May 3, 2019

The girls varsity softball team was victorious against Greenville on April 5. They reigned victorious with a score of 10-2. The team was strong from the very beginning. In the first inning alone, Senior Lindsey Egger pitched solid strikes on the defensive, while freshman Ashanti Northcross made a sin...

Swimming toward bigger pools

Swimming toward bigger pools

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

April 2, 2019

The alarm goes off. He’s already awake, speedo in tow. The pool is calling his name as he grabs the keys and heads out the door, a morning of water ahead of him. After seven years of swimming, Dylan Rosser reflects on the time he’s spent with the sport. “I went to a summer program and ther...

The not-so-level playing field

The not-so-level playing field

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 25, 2019

The U.S. Women's soccer team is one of the most rivaled soccer teams in the world. They have won three World Cups, four Olympic gold medals and have broken numerous records. So why are these women paid significantly less than the men’s soccer team? The U.S. Women's soccer team felt discriminated against because ...

Method to the Madness

Method to the Madness

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

March 21, 2019

Going out on top

Going out on top

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 19, 2019

On March 11, the Lady Tigers defeated Sulphur Springs 1-0. This was the team’s last home game of the season and was also senior night.  The team felt they had been struggling to play their best the past few games. This performance altered the game. “This game we really were on it,” senior Sar...

Swimming with Sharks

Swimming with Sharks

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

March 8, 2019

The Tigersharks came to compete at this year’s 5A state meet. Through hard work and determination, the Tigersharks were able to do well and place in a variety of events. The boys team, led by Captain Jackson Shellogg, was able to place eighth out of 53 teams. The girls placed 51st. “Swimming at ...

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