Tiger Times

Strengthening dedication

Strengthening dedication

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Inhale, exhale. Sweat beads down his head and he pushes forward, never pausing to take a break. With every swing and kick adrenaline pulsates through his body as his muscles tighten rapidly. Each motivational thought surfaces to his mind and powers his unstoppable endurance. Senior Brendan Jackson has ...

The ke-to losing weight

The ke-to losing weight

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Uncategorized

The word "diet" can contain a positive or negative connotation depending on who you are. On one hand, you have people who diet in order to keep their bodies in shape and maintain their health. On the other hand, you have people who, despite the fact that they love the food they eat, struggle to search...

Tigers slide into regional quarterfinal against Forney

Tigers slide into regional quarterfinal against Forney

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

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

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TJ's Pigskin Report

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...

Golf team falls short at regional meet

Golf team falls short at regional meet

Story by Matt Prieskorn and Connor Brooks

May 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

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

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

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

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TJ's Pigskin Report, TOP STORIES

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...

Swingin’ for playoffs

Swingin’ for playoffs

Story by Lindsey Egger, viewpoint editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Lady Tigers softball team has three losses and six wins so in district so far. They have three games left in district before they know where they will be seated in playoffs. Two of their outfielders and their third baseman graduated last year and their shortstop, sophomore Bailey Groom, was injured...

Lady Tigers bested by Sulphur Springs

Lady Tigers bested by Sulphur Springs

Story by Lindsey Egger, viewpoint editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Last night the Lady Tigers softball team lost 6-4 in a close game against Sulphur Springs. Texas High was ahead by four points for five innings until Sulphur Springs gained a lead in the sixth inning. Junior Mabry Smith struck out 11 batters at the plate. She has been the starting pitcher for all four d...

Wildcats trounce Tigers

Wildcats trounce Tigers

Story by Celeste Anderson, editor in chief

March 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Texas High Tigers boys’ soccer team faced off against Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, March 6. The game began fast, with the ball going back and forth across both sides only to be denied from a net. The Tigers held their defense until 22 minutes left in the first half, when Sulphur Springs scored o...

Life after sports

Life after sports

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

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...

Tigers defeat the Lobos in a double header

Tigers defeat the Lobos in a double header

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

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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