Tiger Times

Early Woes

Quarterback Rian Cellers scrambles to elude Pflugerville defenders in the Texas High School vs Plugerville Henderson High School game. Due to the distance between the two schools, the teams played the game at Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium in Waxachie, Texas on Sept. 29, 2019.

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29th, the Tigers traveled to Waxahachie to face the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks to open up the season. In the end, the Tigers were overcome with a score of 7-21, an improvement over last year’s 7-56 blowout.  The entire first half was filled with both teams going back and ...

Learning from the Lobos

Quarterback Rian Cellers hands off the ball to running back Tracy Cooper while head coach Gerry Stanford watches the play from midfield at Lobo Stadium in scrimmage against Longview High School. The Tigers identified their strengths and weakness in the match-up against a defending 6A-2 champions.

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

August 28, 2019

In a scrimmage last week against the defending 6A-2 champions, the Tigers got their first glimpse of their potential in a match up against the Longview Lobos. Considering last year’s struggles and failure to make the playoffs, the team has a positive view of their chances this year.  “The s...

A coach remembered

Golf coach Jay Brewer stands with members of the Texas High golf team after a team victory.

Story by Anna Grace Jones, Editor in chief

June 8, 2019

There is a general consensus that high school students are highly impressionable. They are naive and unaware of the realities of adulthood, in most cases. Those that are given the opportunity to lead, teach or mentor them and accept the challenge are admirable. Texas High School golf coach Jay Brewer was ...

Recovery for the goal

Recovery for the goal

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

May 3, 2019

Mistaking a sore throat for the flu may not be a big deal, but mistaking a double kidney infection with something as small as pulling a muscle may have severe consequences. Hours before a tournament, junior Rebecca Richnow was rushed by her father to the hospital after shaking uncontrollably. Doc...

The Lion tamers

The Lion tamers

Story by Charli Hueter and Zane Johnston

May 3, 2019

The girls varsity softball team was victorious against Greenville on April 5. They reigned victorious with a score of 10-2. The team was strong from the very beginning. In the first inning alone, Senior Lindsey Egger pitched solid strikes on the defensive, while freshman Ashanti Northcross made a sin...

Swimming toward bigger pools

Senior Dylan Rosser backstrokes at the orange black and white swim meet. Rosser has been a swimmer for the past six years.

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

April 2, 2019

The alarm goes off. He’s already awake, speedo in tow. The pool is calling his name as he grabs the keys and heads out the door, a morning of water ahead of him. After seven years of swimming, Dylan Rosser reflects on the time he’s spent with the sport. “I went to a summer program and ther...

The not-so-level playing field

The not-so-level playing field

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 25, 2019

The U.S. Women's soccer team is one of the most rivaled soccer teams in the world. They have won three World Cups, four Olympic gold medals and have broken numerous records. So why are these women paid significantly less than the men’s soccer team? The U.S. Women's soccer team felt discriminated against because ...

Method to the Madness

Method to the Madness

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

March 21, 2019

Going out on top

Traveling across the soccer field, sophomore Megan Dineen dribbles down the sideline. The Lady Tigers played against Sulphur Springs.

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

March 19, 2019

On March 11, the Lady Tigers defeated Sulphur Springs 1-0. This was the team’s last home game of the season and was also senior night.  The team felt they had been struggling to play their best the past few games. This performance altered the game. “This game we really were on it,” senior Sar...

Swimming with Sharks

Senior Robert Frost positions himself for his swim race. The Tigersharks competed in the state meet in Austin. Texas.

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

March 8, 2019

The Tigersharks came to compete at this year’s 5A state meet. Through hard work and determination, the Tigersharks were able to do well and place in a variety of events. The boys team, led by Captain Jackson Shellogg, was able to place eighth out of 53 teams. The girls placed 51st. “Swimming at ...

Kicking it

Senior Kemper York serves as the goalie on the Boys Varsity Soccer Team. Kemper transferred to Texas High at the beginning of this year.

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

March 7, 2019

Kemper York is a new student this year and plays for the boys' varsity soccer team. His passion for soccer started at a young age and has been an integral part of his life ever since. “I started playing when I was five years old,” York said. “I decided to play because my parents wanted to p...

Lions succumb to Lady Tigers

Sophomore Janie Rounds goes after the soccer ball. The girls soccer team played against the Greenville Lions.

Story by Autumn Golden and April Alvarado

February 28, 2019

The girls' varsity soccer team won their game against the Greenville Lions with a score of 3-2 on Feb. 26 at Tiger Stadium. This was their last game before the restart of district. “I think this was a really good game for us to start to come together,” senior Sarah Rogers said. “We’re abo...

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