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Carter Maneth hits his ball onto the green from the fairway at the Tiger Classic earlier this year. Maneth has committed to play golf in college after high school.

Commitment over COVID-19

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer February 24, 2021

As senior Carter Maneth walked down the fairway on the final hole of his last Tiger Classic, he knew all he had to do was par and win the tournament by nine strokes. He had dreamed of this win since he...

Softball and baseball season is getting ready to start up again after it had to been put on halt due to COVID-19 in 2020. Some players still fear that the pandemic may alter their season.

Second chance season

Story by Caden Rainwater and Olivia Huckabee February 23, 2021

The baseball and softball teams are preparing themselves for the craziest season yet. With last year's season cut short by the pandemic, which is still affecting lives, many players hold onto the hope...

For some, Owen Likin's absence may have left a void in multiple Tiger sports, but his incredible ability will live on for years to come. Younger brother Evan, a junior, continues to blaze a trail of success in the cross country, track and swim programs. 

The legacy a sports star left behind

Story by Maria Rangel, staff writer January 13, 2021

Owen Likins left Texas High with a reputation as a sports prodigy. From securing first places in the majority of his cross country meets, to churning out winning times in swim events, Owen repeatedly made...

Senior Logan Diggs dives into the pool during one of his swim meets. This year, due to COVID-19, the swimmer's family is not permitted to attend away meets.

How to go about “COVID-season”

Story by Logan Diggs, managing editor December 29, 2020

As the year of 2020 winds down, national COVID-19 cases surge across the country putting senior athletes, along with many others, in difficult situations. Some student athletes still dedicate their life...

Crosby runningback Reggie Branch attempts to evade Texas High's Clayton Smith and Derrick Brown last Friday night during the second round of the 2020 playoffs. The Tigers battled the Cougars at Lumberjack Stadium on the campus of Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogodches, Texas.

Cougars end Tigers’ win streak, season

Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer December 22, 2020

An unstoppable offense from the Crosby Cougar’s proved to be the nail in the coffin for the Tigers’ 2020 season. After fighting hard, earning almost 550 offensive yards, a comeback was out of reach...

Junior Derrick Brown causes a fumble in the first quarter in the game against Lake Creek in the first round of the 2020 playoff season. The Tigers did not capitalize on the fumble recovery.

Tiger defense breaks the Lions

Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer December 12, 2020

After an uncharacteristic start in the first quarter, the Tigers exploded offensively to score 30 points unanswered in the second half ending the first playoff game with a 37-7 victory. The first quarter...

Sophomore Teagan Jones spreads her arms in the butterfly event while racing swimmers from El Dorado and Magnolia on Saturday Dec. 4, 2020. The Tigersharks hosted only two teams because of COVID-19 social distancing rules imposed by the University Interscholastic League.

Stroke for stroke 

Story by Logan Diggs, managing editor December 7, 2020

The Texas High Tigersharks faced the Magnolia Panthers and the El Dorado WildCats at the Texas High aquatic center On Dec. 5 2020. Adapting to a constantly changing schedule along with a very uncertain...

The football players huddle together with their adrenaline still high after yet another win. The Tigers finished their 2020 season as District Champs.

Walking over the Wildcats

Story by Doug Kyles and Cate Rounds December 5, 2020

All undefeated teams have their night of downfall, but this was not that night for the Texas Tigers. They saw decisive success against the Whitehouse Wildcats, with a final score of 51-21. This improves...

Daquarrieon Witcher powers through an attempted tackle by the opposing team. The Tigers cut it close with a four-point win, the final score being 21-17.

Nac so fast

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor November 28, 2020

A wake-up call is a beautiful thing for a team, and that became very evident as the Tigers took the Nacogdoches High School football field Friday night. The Tigers came into the game on an eight-game win...

Texas High's Rian Cellars outruns the Pine Tree defensive backs on  the way to a 79 yard touchdown reception. Cellars scored three touchdowns in the first half of the game Nov. 13, 2020.

Pirates walk the plank

Story by Braden McKinnon and Olivia Huckabee November 14, 2020

The Texas Tigers faced off in a highly anticipated game. Many people assumed it would be a close game between two undefeated teams in the district. That was not the case. The Tigers won every battle on...

The seven signees of the fall 2020 signing day stand together as Athletic Director Gerry Stanford gives words of motivation to the crowd. Ben Depriest, Trey Lavendar, Graci Henard, Mollie Johnson, Rian Cellers, Jackson Halter and Clayton Smith all committed to their colleges on Nov. 11.

Sign of the times

Story by Olivia Huckabee, staff writer November 11, 2020

"Both of my parents, but especially my dad. He has spent countless hours on the golf course with me. He has come home early and gotten up early, just to practice with me," senior Graci Henard said. "He...

Camden Robertson knew that he probably wouldn't have the opportunity to continue the majority of his middle school sports once in high school. Because of this, he leaned toward another sport: golf. 

Comeback kid

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer November 11, 2020

In the eighth grade, senior Camden Robertson was just like any other boy when it came to sports. He played on the middle school football and basketball team, he even started on both offense and defense...

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