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Pirates sink Tigers

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 ...

Bulldogs Outlast Tigers

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...

Lions maul Tigers

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...

Gridiron elsewhere

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 ...

Bulldozed by Bulldogs

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 ...

Superior Cats

Superior Cats

September 15, 2018

The Tigers spoiled homecoming as they knocked off the Liberty Eylau Leopards 47-35 on a rainy Friday night at Harris Field. The Leopards took the ball first and failed to gain the first down, giving the Tigers an opportunity to put points on the board early after punching their way to the 5-yard l...

Frying the bacon

Frying the bacon

September 8, 2018

After an onslaught of penalties, miscues and mayhem, the Tigers recaptured the coveted axe with a 43-35 win against Arkansas High on Friday night at Tiger Stadium. The Razorbacks took the ball first and marched right down the field with a couple of third down conversions. Quarterback Sean Foreback...

Game on the Line

Game on the Line

September 7, 2018

The 104th edition of the Battle of the Axe takes place tonight as the Tigers square off against archrival Arkansas High at Tiger Stadium at 7 p.m. The Tigers are coming off of the wrong side of a blowout in a 56-7 loss to Pflugerville Hendrickson. Miscues and turnovers were keys for the Tigers to fix ove...

Battle of the Axe: By the Numbers

Battle of the Axe: By the Numbers

September 6, 2018

Celtics versus Lakers. Yankees versus Red Sox. Blue Devils versus Tar Heels. In the world of sports, rivalry is inevitable. It feeds off of a common dislike of two different groups of opposing interests. Both have one goal: to annihilate the hopes and dreams of the other. Texarkana prides its...

Caught in the Hawk’s Claw

Caught in the Hawk’s Claw

August 31, 2018

Miscues and mistakes characterized the Tigers loss against the Pflugerville Henderson Hawks in the 2018 season opener. The Tigers received the ball first and were forced to punt. The Hawks then went three-and-out on their next drive but caught a break after they recovered a muffed punt in the end...

Back on the gridiron

Back on the gridiron

August 30, 2018

The Tigers begin their 2018 season in Waxahachie against the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks at 7 p.m. Both teams come into the game with new districts and huge expectations on their shoulders. The Tigers aim to build off of a 7-4 campaign last year that saw them end the season with a hard-fought los...

Rivalry renewed – sort of

Rivalry renewed – sort of

August 29, 2018

Texas High. Longview. Two teams that have engraved themselves into the heart of East Texas high school football. Now in different districts, both teams still have tensions that come up in conversations surrounding the sport in the Piney Woods. This old rivalry seemed as if it had never ceased when the Tiger...

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