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Let the games begin

Let the games begin

September 3, 2020

Tiger fans, after being delayed by UIL, football games have been permitted to begin. As the season approaches, here is everything you need to know to know about your access in the upcoming season. Ticket booklets are not going to be sold this season, and previous season ticket holders will be abl...

Putting in the work

So who gets the axe?

August 25, 2020

Year after year, decade after decade, almost an entire century later, and one event has continued to bring together the alumni and fans of both Arkansas High School and Texas High School. The Battle of the Axe, as it’s commonly known, has seen the many triumphs and defeats of the two schools, dating...

Sophomore defensive back Jalen Jones attempts to tackle Frisco Independence quarterback Braylon Braxton as he scores a touchdown in the second quarter of the 5A D1 Area playoff game on Nov. 22 at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers met an end to their football season in the second round of the playoffs with a 45-30 loss.

Knights conquer the Tigers

November 23, 2019

Storming the field to AC/DC’s Back in Black through a screen of fog, the Tigers made quite the spectacle to jumpstart their second playoff game. This particular song choice was no mistake, but a reference to the return of the Tiger’s famed all black jerseys. However, the electric atmosphere of the...

Junior Jaylen Green holds the ball up in celebration after sacking Sherman quarterback Tate Bethel. Texas High snapped a three game losing streak, as they won 27-14

Snap streak

October 19, 2019

The Texas High Tigers claimed their first district win of the regular season against the Sherman Bearcats with a score of 27-14. This critical victory allows the Tigers to remain in contention for the fourth and final spot in the playoff bracket. The first quarter started off quickly with a 61-yard touchdown r...

Junior wide receiver Rian Cellers attempts to escape a Wrangler defender and catch the ball for a Tiger first down. The Tigers lost to the West Mesquite Wranglers 49-21 on Nov. 9 in their last game of the season.

Bittersweet symphony

November 10, 2018

A 99-yard rushing touchdown by West Mesquite quarterback Neal Johnson seemed to be a fitting end to the Tigers’ season. The Wranglers defeated the Tigers on Friday night by a score of 49-21 in both teams’ final games of the season. After a competitive first half, West Mesquite scored all of 28...

Junior Kobe Webster fights for extra yardage as he runs the ball down the sideline. The Tigers won against the Wylie East Raiders on Nov. 2 with a final score of 35-19.

Coming back home

November 5, 2018

It took seven weeks, but finally, the tower shined orange again. In their final home game of the season, the Tigers rediscovered the taste of victory by defeating the Wylie East Raiders, 35-19. This marked the team’s first district win of the season. The Tigers established a lead quickly after they...

Wide receiver Chris Sutton runs the ball and is tackled by a Sherman defender. The Tigers lost 27-21 to the Sherman Bearcats on Oct. 19.

Muddy defeat

October 20, 2018

On a night of on-and-off rain and rough field conditions, the Sherman Bearcats broke the hearts of the Tigers in a 27-21 mudfest on Friday night at Bearcat Stadium. This loss marks the fifth in a row for the Tigers and eliminates them from the race for a potential playoff berth. The Bearcats wasted l...

Mesquite Poteet Pirates celebrate after taking down a Texas High Tiger. Poteet beat Texas High with a score of 46 to 28.

Pirates sink Tigers

October 13, 2018

Once again, the Tigers were unable to stop a potent offense from running up the score. The Tigers lost to the Poteet Pirates 46-28 on Friday night at Tiger Stadium. This brings their record to 2-5 on the season as they remain winless in district play. Familiar shades of slow starts in previous weeks ...

Texas High's Chris Sutton  drives his shoulder into a McKinney defender in the third quarter of the game held in McKinney on October 5, 2018. The Tigers lost to the Bulldogs 47-44.

Bulldogs Outlast Tigers

October 8, 2018

In a back-and-forth clash at the most expensive high school stadium in the country, the Tigers fell to the McKinney North Bulldogs 47-44 on Friday night at McKinney ISD Stadium. Both teams traded punts early on before the Tigers got on the board first as kicker Diego Mata connected on a 34-yard field...

K’Lon Warren scores a touchdown for John Tyler in the second quarter of the first district game of the 2018 football season. The Lions beat the Tigers 51-13 on September 28, 2018 at Tiger Stadium.

Lions maul Tigers

September 28, 2018

In the seventieth meeting between John Tyler and Texas High, the Lions pummeled the Tigers 51-13 in both teams’ district opener. The Lions ran the ball straight down the throat of the Tiger defense allowing for their overwhelming victory. The Tigers opened up the first quarter by trading possessions wi...

Senior wide receiver Myles Washington attempts to break away from a Kilgore defender. The Tigers play the John Tyler Lions tonight at Tiger Stadium at 7 p.m.

Gridiron elsewhere

September 28, 2018

161. 155. 171. These numbers may seem random, but for the football team, they will play an important role in determining the course of their season. Each number represents the mileage of the Tigers’ three remaining away games as they prepare to tackle their new district. With tougher opposition ...

Kilgore's Kennieth Lacy carries the ball through the Tigers' defense September 21, 2018 at Tiger Stadium. The Bulldogs defeated Texas High 42-14.

Bulldozed by Bulldogs

September 21, 2018

The Kilgore Bulldogs rained on the Texas High Senior Night as they drug the Tigers through the mud 42-14 at Tiger Stadium on Friday night. The Tigers were forced to punt on their first possession. The Bulldogs then scored the first touchdown of the game as wide receiver Damien Parker punched it ...

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