Tiger Times

The not-so-level playing field

The not-so-level playing field

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 25, 2019


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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


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Going out on top

Going out on top

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 19, 2019


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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


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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 ...

Kicking it

Kicking it

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

March 7, 2019


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Kemper York is a new student this year and plays for the boys' varsity soccer team. His passion for soccer started at a young age and has been an integral part of his life ever since. “I started playing when I was five years old,” York said. “I decided to play because my parents wanted to p...

Lions succumb to Lady Tigers

Lions succumb to Lady Tigers

Story by Autumn Golden and April Alvarado

February 28, 2019


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The girls' varsity soccer team won their game against the Greenville Lions with a score of 3-2 on Feb. 26 at Tiger Stadium. This was their last game before the restart of district. “I think this was a really good game for us to start to come together,” senior Sarah Rogers said. “We’re abo...

A pool full of obstacles

A pool full of obstacles

Story by Logan Diggs, staff writer

February 10, 2019


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Jackson Shellogg stands behind the block at the state meet in Dallas, Texas, cleaning his goggles and preparing to race his opponents. When the final whistle is blown and all of the swimmers are told to get up, Jackson panics. He looks left and right and realizes one thing— he forgot to take his medicine....

Dropped the ball

Dropped the ball

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor

January 31, 2019


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The girls varsity basketball team was sadly defeated in their game against Royce City on Fri. Jan. 25. Although they put up a good fight for the majority of the game, the rival team came out ahead with a score of 55-51. The game started out intense. The Lady Tigers fought hard for control of the ba...

Lady Tigers defeat Paris Lady Cats

Lady Tigers defeat Paris Lady Cats

Story by Maddie Anderson and Ashlyn Winters

January 30, 2019


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Girls varsity soccer team defeated the Paris LadyCats 4-1 Jan. 29 at Tiger stadium. This was Coach Hillary Cloud’s first game back from maternity leave. “At the soccer game, our main coach, Hillary Cloud, came back. I believe that she really helped us understand the game more. Before the game an...

Meeting a legend

Meeting a legend

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

January 29, 2019


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Junior Owen Likins chooses to envelop his life into his greatest passion: running. As an example of great diligence and hard work, Likins has been running with the best of Texas High since his freshman year. Many have taken notice of his talent and he has been invited to many cross country meets aro...

Tigers on top

Tigers on top

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

January 24, 2019


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The varsity basketball team defeated the Lindale Eagles Jan. 15 in a close game that resulted in a game clinching breakaway in the final quarter for a score of 68-49. In the first quarter, senior Kyle Wright had the crowd on their feet after knocking down five three pointers, his last of the quarter ...

Don’t bet on it

Don’t bet on it

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

January 18, 2019


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In high school, the chances of receiving an athletic scholarship for any given sport are slim. With other athletes from all over the country competing for the same opportunity, the standards are set high. Even then, those who do excel at their sport often make the risky decision of relying on their at...

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