Tiger Times

New faces, new success

Photo Illustration

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

January 28, 2020

After multiple not-so-successful years, two new coaching positions have been filled and many new winning trophies have been received. As a new addition for the lady tigers, Hillary Cloud assumes the position of head coach for the girls varsity team after being a personal trainer and coach of womenâ€...

Skinner comes home

Photo illustration by Caden Rainwater. Experiences in high school and collegiate basketball and a strengthened faith gave Jacob Skinner a new perspective on coaching.

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

January 14, 2020

Previous head basketball coach takes back his position

Now entering Tiger territory

The Louisiana State University Tigers face the Clemson University Tigers in the NCAA Football National Championship. The game will air on ESPN at 7 p.m.

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

January 13, 2020

Tiger versus tiger; Orgeron versus Swinney; Burrow versus Lawrence; powerhouse versus powerhouse; a battle for the rights to call their home the true “Death Valley” with an undefeated season on the line; LSU versus Clemson. The NCAA Football National Championship is finally here after much anticip...

Taking care of unfinished business

Taking care of unfinished business

Story by Cate Rounds, culture editor

December 20, 2019

The Lady Tigers held their annual tryouts for the varsity and junior varsity soccer teams during the week of Dec. 2. For the entire semester, the girls have been working hard in hopes of making the team. For some, it brought utter triumph. For others, it brought heartbreak. Some are back for another year ...

Knights conquer the Tigers

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.

Story by Doug Kyles and Molly Kyles

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...

Big name for a big season

Damon Goddard evaluates junior Graci Henard on her range of motion. The golf team began training with Goddard this fall.

Story by Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief

November 21, 2019

Texas High’s golf team has undergone a switch in procedure targeted to improving players on and off the course. Both the boys and girls tend to settle into a routine of hitting the range and playing the tees. However, a new year and new coach have brought about an abrupt change for the program. A change that starts with a 6 a.m. wake up call. This semester...

Run, Likins, run

Senior Owen Likins competes in a cross country meet in Lindale, Texas. Likins later qualified for the UIL 5A State Championship.

Story by Anna Grace Jones, editor in chief

November 21, 2019

Running can be described in many ways, depending on who is asked. For some, running is described as the devil’s workout. For others, it is a necessary evil. For one Texas High School runner, it is his favorite thing to do, and it is obvious as he goes on to compete against the fastest high school runners...

Big rings

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers. Competition is the driving force behind progress and has brought human beings to astonishing accomplishments. This idea of competition is largely prevalent in sports.

Story by Logan Diggs, news editor

November 19, 2019

Many things in this world will simply never go away, no matter how much effort is put into avoiding or preventing them. One of these things is competition. Competition is the driving force behind progress and has brought human beings to astonishing accomplishments. This idea of competition is largely ...

An upset for the books

Texas High football players celebrate their victory over the Lufkin Panthers on Friday,. Nov. 15th. The Tigers won with a score of 41-35 in double overtime.

Story by Caden Rainwater and Anna Grace Jones

November 17, 2019

They were simply a team with a three-game losing streak. A team looking for a chance, desperately clinging to the hope of qualifying for playoffs. However, on Friday, Oct. 18th, the players walked off the field with a different look. They walked off the field with smiles on their faces, helmets raised ...

Tigers dunk on the Leopards

Tigers dunk on the Leopards

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

November 16, 2019

Ten seconds remain on the board. It’s a tied game until Texas High drains in a final layup followed by a free throw shot. On Nov. 15, the Tigers and Leopards battled it out on the court with a final score of 46-43, the Tigers taking the win....

The long awaited return

Texas High athletic director and head football coach Gerry Stanford speaks to players after a game. The Texas High Tigers advanced to playoffs after a game against West Mesquite.

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor

November 14, 2019

A season distinguished by huge wins, shared tears and new-found excitement. A season turned around from loss. A season that brought together hope and unity to formulate a winning team. The Texas High Tigers, bouncing back from their 0-3 start in district play, hold their helmets higher than ever ...

Tigers return to playoffs

Senior runnig back Tracy Cooper reaches for the goal line to score a touchdown for Texas High in the third quarter against West Mesquite. The Tigers secured a play off birth with a 41-14 win.

Story by TJ Wall, Anna Grace Jones, and Caden Rainwater

November 9, 2019

The Texas High Tigers and the West Mesquite Wranglers faced off Friday night in a game that would make or break the Tigers’ postseason hopes. The Tigers ended the game in triumph with a final score of 41-14, clinching a spot in the playoffs. The first quarter had an ideal start for the Tigers with defensi...

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