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The sports side of band

The sports side of band

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sweaty students march in precise lines across a dew-coated field. Arms ache and feet grow tired from endless drills. Every day, without fail, these athletes swarm the fields to practice and prepare for their upcoming season. But these students swap dumbbells for drums,  cleats for clarinets, and swe...

Mile-High struggles

Mile-High struggles

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Troy Aikman, Emmit Smith and Michael Irvin. Probably the most well-known trio ever to play for “America’s Team”, otherwise known as the Dallas Cowboys. However, that was back in the 90s when Dallas and their powerful trio won three Super Bowls (1992, 1993 and 1995). Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott a...

Every HighStepper journey begins with a single kick

Every HighStepper journey begins with a single kick

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Friday's football game against Liberty Eylau seemed normal; the band performed their halftime show, the cheerleaders energized the crowd and the student section supported their home team. Yet something special happened, a journey began for many with a single kick, turn or roll. The HighSteppers p...

Tigers wins battle of the big cats

Tigers wins battle of the big cats

Story by Connor Brooks and Anna Grace Jones

September 16, 2017


Filed under Photos, Sports, Top Stories

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Liberty-Eylau Leopards tonight at Grim Stadium. The game ended with 37-23 victory for the Tigers. The Leopards executed a short series of offensive plays for a touchdown one minute into the first quarter, allowing Liberty Eylau to put the first points on t...

Lady Tigers end three year losing streak against Sulphur Springs

Lady Tigers end three year losing streak against Sulphur Springs

Story by Matt Prieskorn, sports editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Lady Tiger Volleyball team faced off against the Sulphur Springs Lady Wildcats on Sept. 12 at the Tiger Center. The Tigers and Wildcats first set was a back-and-forth battle that displayed both teams’ strengths. The first set came down to the wire, with the Wildcats narrowly winning 25-23. ...

Tigers fall to Razorbacks

Tigers fall to Razorbacks

Story by Joseph Rodgers, Jackson Cheney, and Nick Mitchell

September 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Video

The Texas High Tigers faced their cross town rival, the Arkansas Razorbacks tonight at Razorback Stadium. The game ended with a 7-0 victory for the Razorbacks as both sides struggled to gain the upperhand. After an interception, the Razorbacks interrupted the Tigers’ offense. No. 17 defensive bac...

Only time will tell

Only time will tell

Story by Nick Mitchell, staff writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Snake. Ring chaser. Cheater. These are among the names fans called NBA superstar Kevin Durant after he left Oklahoma City Thunder to join the team they lost to two years ago in the playoffs, the Golden State Warriors. Now, Durant has won an NBA championship as a Warrior and says he could not be happie...

College football games to watch this weekend

College football games to watch this weekend

Story by John Morgan, Sports Editor

September 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tailgaters set up outside the stadium as the smells of game day foods fill the autumn air. Fans wearing two distinct colors file in to witness a treasured pastime. The opening kickoff results in a deafening roar as the festivities get under way. College football has arrived once again as many teams start thei...

The Friars fry the Tigers

The Friars fry the Tigers

Story by Connor Brooks and Joseph Rodgers

September 2, 2017


Filed under Photos, Sports, Top Stories

The Texas High Tigers faced off against the Bishop Lynch Friars tonight at Grim Stadium in Texarkana. The game ended with a 24-7 victory for the Friars. After a series of failed offensive plays and multiple interceptions from both teams, the Tigers quarterback No. 1 Coltin Clack makes a pass to wide ...

Taking it day by day

Taking it day by day

Story by TJ Wall, staff writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

You’re all padded up. Heart pounding, mind racing, adrenaline rushing through your veins. As you run out onto the field, you hear the fans cheering you on with passion and pride. You hear the band playing their typical triumphant tunes, the sound of whistles, the voice of the announcer commentating t...

The goal stays the same – to win

The goal stays the same – to win

Story by Connor Brooks, Sports Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The football team has made many changes since last season and has been hard at work this summer. New Athletic Director Gerry Stanford brought other coaches with him. The varsity quarterback for three seasons, Cade Pearson, is now off in college and a lot weighs on junior Coltin Clack’s shoulders to...

Tennis team sweeps first tournament

Tennis team sweeps first tournament

Story by Matt Prieskorn, Sports Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The varsity tennis team swept their first tournament of the fall season. The team won its first match 16-3 on Aug. 18-19 at Midlothian High School. They played Lubbock Monterey High School in the second match of the season, winning 13-6. In the final match was against Mansfield Lake Ridge High School,...