Tiger Times

Tiger stadium to host bi-district playoff game

November 2, 2010


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For the first time in 40 years, Tiger Stadium at Grim Park will be the stage for the Bi-District Playoff Game as the Texas High Tigers (13-4A) take on the John Tyler Lions (14-4A). The game will be Friday, Nov. 12 with kick-off at 7:30 p.m. Game Tickets for current Season Ticket Holders will go...

Basketball season about to begin

Story by Natalie Banks and Celeste Henderson

October 29, 2010


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Basketball season is rapidly approaching, and both the girls and boys team are doing all they can to prepare for the upcoming season. “I’m excited that we will have another championship-caliber team,” boys head coach Chris Pennington said. “We have really good guards, a good scorer and some...

Tigersharks beat Highland Park

October 29, 2010


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The pressure was on. Highland Park–consistently the No. 1 team–had always presented stiff competition for the boys and girls swim team. During their dual meet Oct. 9 at Texarkana College’s Pinkerton Center, the swim team knew they would have their work cut out. The girls’ team, led by Elizabeth...

Hooper looks to future after knee injury

Story by Mary Faith Covey

October 29, 2010


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Starting defensive end on varsity, with a full ride scholarship to Rice for football, and hopes to be drafted into the NFL, senior Edwin Hooper seemed to have life planned out. Everything was falling into place until Oct. 15, when it all came crashing down. He was forced to imagine life without being...

Being on team builds sense of ‘family’

Story by Brianna Sellers

September 29, 2010


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They huddled together, hearts racing as the pressure built. The noise of the crowd was thunderous, but the team managed to drown out the chaos around them. They had one thing on their minds. Victory. “One… Two... Three... FAMILY!” The huddle split. Game on. A family is defined as a primary...

Drill team hat becomes tradition

Story by Cicely Shannon

September 29, 2010


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Junior Larkin Parks walks into the band hall. She animatedly cracks jokes with the few students present on the last few days of school. In her hands she holds a symbol of what she has worked for in drill team for the past two years.  A representation of authority, but also of accomplishment. The silver...

Champion: Sandefur rejoins tennis team

Story by Wynne Tidwell

September 29, 2010


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Champion. It’s a word that gets tossed around a lot, but is often not used correctly.  A champion is a warrior, a fighter, one that does battle for another’s honor. It is doubtful that the conduct of a person can justify this distinction, but on Aug. 21 Clay Sandefur did just that. To steal a...

Swimmers take on tough competition-themselves

Story by Elizabeth Cook

September 29, 2010


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The beginning of the swim season for the Tigersharks started with a meet where swimmers competed with the best opposition, themselves. Time Trials at Texarkana College on Sept. 18 created a starting point at which the swimmers could use to improve on for the upcoming season. “[Junior] Matt Cox was...

Junior sets course record at TCC

Story by Elizabeth Cook, Sports Editor

August 23, 2010


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With the crowd screaming and clapping, junior Cole Kennedy completed his last putt, securing the new course record at Texarkana Country Club. “I wasn’t thinking about how far I was going to go,” Kennedy said. “I was just having fun.” Even though was enjoying himself, this tournament was...

Volleyball team shows ‘lots of potential’

Story by Julia Hurlburt, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010


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Volleyball this year brings new players, lots of potential and high hopes. With the loss of seven seniors from last year, the varsity team had to rebuild. New players include Riden Reiter, Tyler Autrey, Alexis Burns, Montira Aldridge, Samone Campbell, and Brandi Loudermilk. Junior Naomi Larson believes...

Soccer girls join forces with cross country runners

Story by Autumn Sehy, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010


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She runs 40 miles each week, taking only Saturday off. Running an average of 7 miles a day for training, then the 2-mile long races during cross country season, sophomore Madison Sewell will cover hundreds of miles this year. This will be Sewell’s third year running cross country with Texas High,...

Seniors vie for quarterback spot

Story by Duncan Stanley, Co-Editor in Chief

August 20, 2010


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The whistle chirps as the play is blown dead. Players jog back to their positions. A coach yells out, “White! You’re up!” Senior Austin White pulls his helmet on and runs out to the huddle. On his way to the huddle, he passes senior Levi Saxby, who has just left the quarterback position. White...

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