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To work or to play

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer February 25, 2020

The rush of stepping on the field is exhilarating. Each goal makes her feel like she is floating. Her team congratulates her. Nothing compares to the euphoria of a game, so when junior Chloe Pate had to...

Senior CJ Kelley leaps towards the basketball goal in the varsity match-up against Idabel. The Tigers travel to Hugh Springs for the first round of the 2020 basketball playoffs.

Shooting for the stars

Story by Logan Diggs, news editor February 24, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team will take on Marshall in the bi-district playoff game at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hughes Springs High School. “I feel like Coach has prepared us for this game,” junior...

Senior Kaitlyn Rogers hugs her relay teammates as she finishes her last race as a Texas High Tigershark. The state meet was held February 15-16 in Austin, TX.

Make a splash

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports writer February 16, 2020

A question directed to the swim team, that would send serotonin to the brain and quickly trigger laughter for most, is the question, ‘What do y’all do during your off-season?’ Well this is ironic,...

CJ Kelley

CJ Kelley

Story by TJ Wall, sports editor February 7, 2020

How did you get started playing basketball? I started playing football at first, and then I changed my mind and decided to play basketball when I was eight. I played for an AAU team with Matt [Arnold],...

The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will compete in Super Bowl LIV.

LIVing on a prayer

Story by TJ Wall, Sports Editor February 2, 2020

Named after the great Vince Lombardi, the coveted Lombardi Trophy is once again up for grabs and we are down to only two teams: the Kansas City Chiefs representing the AFC and the San Francisco 49ers representing...

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New faces, new success

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...

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

Skinner comes home

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor January 14, 2020
Previous head basketball coach takes back his position
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.

Now entering Tiger territory

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...

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....

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.

Knights conquer the Tigers

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...

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

Big name for a big season

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...

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

Run, Likins, run

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...

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