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Junior Braylon Stewart breaks through the Marshall defensive line. Stewart led the team to a 28-0 win providing three touchdowns and 254 yards rushing.

Marshall Mavericks shutdown by Tigers

Story by Caden Rainwater , sports editor November 9, 2020

As the Marshall Mavericks went into the game with a plan to run out the clock throughout the entirety of the game, limiting the Tigers scoring was key to success. However, the key flaw that the Mavericks...

Sophomore Lydia Lee lunges to hit the ball in a match. The tennis team has practiced hard with hopes of making it to state.

A shot at state

Story by Macy Maynard, staff writer November 4, 2020

With an undefeated season, the varsity tennis team heads into the regional semifinal round against Frisco Centennial on Friday. Sophomore Lydia Lee is one of the standout players, and she knows that if...

HighSteppers line runway in preparation for the Texas High football game. The Tigers won against  Liberty Eylau on Sept. 14 of 2019.

High kicks and high standards

Story by Olivia Huckabee, staff writer October 31, 2020

They stand at the 50-yard line, in perfect rows with sparkling uniforms. In the stands, they see the smiling faces of parents and classmates. It’s Friday night, and the HighSteppers patiently wait for...

Junior Braylon Stewart stiff arms a Hallsville defender in attempt to gain yards for the Tigers. The Tigers won with a score of 56-17.

Bobcat beat down

Story by Graci Henard and Caden Rainwater October 31, 2020
Whether it be the Jason Voorhees ski mask senior Clayton Smith wore leading the team out of the tunnel or a devastating Tiger injury, the team seemed more motivated than ever.
After spending the majority of her life playing a sport so near to her heart, senior Graci Henard credits her success to her late golf coach, Jay Brewer.

Her next course

Story by Taylor Bayonne, Staff writer October 28, 2020

After spending the majority of her life playing a sport so near to her heart, senior Graci Henard credits her success to her late golf coach, Jay Brewer.  Henard described Brewer as being the rock that...

The Lady Tigers come together in celebration after a point earned against Tyler High School. The Tigers continued their path of an undefeated season following their game against Tyler.

Hot start for the Lady Tigers

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor October 26, 2020

Ensuing Tuesday's match against Marshall, the Lady Tigers formally made it through their first half of district play nearly flawless. With the most sets won as well as the second least sets lost, the Tigers...

Junior Blake Rogers leaps in the air fighting over the ball with a Mount Pleasant Receiver. The Tigers ended up defeating Mount Pleasant.

There can only be one Tiger

Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer October 23, 2020

In the district opener, the Texas Tigers made their presentation of why they deserve their place as the seventh-ranked team in the state of Texas for Class 5A Division II. Fighting to the end, great defense,...

The effects of COVID-19 can be seen throughout the country with UIL canceling spring seasons and the NCAA imposing a new set of rules for the safety of athletes and coaches. In mid-March, the Board of Governors called for a recruiting “dead period.”

Recruitment standstill

Story by Graci Henard, Staff writer October 14, 2020

The NCAA has been regulating college athletics since 1906. They create and enforce rules for intercollegiate sports, manage rules for recruiting, and play a primary role in getting high school athletes...

Senior Graci Henard practices her drives during practice. Henard has faced the trials of applying to college during a pandemic.

A test in patience, perseverance

Story by Graci Henard, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

My parents did everything right. They entered me in the highest quality tournaments, knowing college coaches would be watching. My dad and I began emailing college coaches at age 13 so they would know...

Senior Rian Cellers scrambles as he looks for a receiver. Texas High Tigers took down the Forney Jackrabbits Friday Oct. 9 49-10.

Tigers dominate the Jackrabbits

Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer October 10, 2020

The Tigers jumped past the Forney High School Jackrabbits tonight at Tiger Stadium at Grim Park to win their homecoming game, 49-10. The Tigers started off strong with a fumble recovery on the first...

Mary Claire Wright stands outside of the Highstepper's dance studio. Wright was selected to lead as the team's 2020-2021 Captain.

Dancing queen, only 17

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer October 6, 2020

The lights blinded young Mary Claire Wright as she walked into Tiger Stadium for the first time in the sixth grade. During halftime, she got her first glimpse of the girls in the sparkly hats, white boots...

Texas High's Clayton Smith pursues Denison's Asa Osborn in the second quarter of the home opener on Oct. 2, 2020. The Tigers defeated the Yellow Jackets 24-3 improving their record to 2-0.

Tigers sting back

Story by Caden Rainwater, Braden McKinnon, and Olivia Huckabee October 3, 2020

The Tigers pulled off a big win at Grim Stadium by shutting down the Yellow Jacket’s run game. This limited them to only 103 rushing yards, propelling  the Tigers to a 24-3 win. “We stopped their...

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