Tiger Times

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...

Lady Tigers shut out the Pirates

Lady Tigers shut out the Pirates

Story by Anna Grace Jones, staff writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

2017-2018 NFL season in review

2017-2018 NFL season in review

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, TJ's Pigskin Report, Top Stories

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...

Lady Tigers spring a victory

Lady Tigers spring a victory

Story by Lindsey Egger, viewpoint editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 ...

Tigersharks advance four teams in State Swim Meet

Tigersharks advance four teams in State Swim Meet

Story by Racheal Sizemore, photographer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Shellogg only Tigershark to advance individually

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Tigers defeat the Lions

Tigers defeat the Lions

Story by Matt Prieskorn, sports editor

February 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Texas High School varsity girls’ soccer team played against the Greenville Lions on Friday, Feb. 16. The first half was dominated by Texas High, with the ball staying on the Greenville side almost the entire time. The Tigers missed out on several goals early on, with one ball knocking off the c...

Tigers shipwreck the Pirates

Tigers shipwreck the Pirates

Story by Jay Williamson, managing editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Lady Tigers try to crawl to the top

Lady Tigers try to crawl to the top

Story by Connor Brooks, sports editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Tigers basketball team will be facing off against the Lady Redhawks from Liberty High School for the area championship tonight at 8 p.m. They will be playing at the neutral location of Wills Point High School. The Tigers have an overall record of 14-2. The Redhawks have an overall record of 23-12...