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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.

Big rings

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...

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.

An upset for the books

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...

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...

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.

The long awaited return

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...

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.

Tigers return to playoffs

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...

Photo Illustration. Senior Owen Likins has earned recognition for achievements in cross country, track, and swim throughout his high school athletic career.

Owen Likins

Story by Doug Kyles, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

When did you start running? What in your life made you start cross country and track? I got into running in elementary school. I did the “Kids Run the Line” event and enjoyed it. So then I signed...

Junior quarterback Rian Cellers avoids a Wylie East defender to complete a pass in the 40-13 win. The victory kept the post season hopes alive for the Tigers.

Playoffs or bust

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor November 6, 2019

Six games. Seven teams. Four spots. The UIL Football State Playoffs is the ultimate standard to which any high school football team hopes to be able to hold themselves to. However, the Tigers didn’t...

Junior Jaylen Green holds the ball up in celebration after sacking Sherman quarterback Tate Bethel. Texas High snapped a three game losing streak, as they won 27-14

Snap streak

Story by TJ Wall and Anna Grace Jones October 19, 2019

The Texas High Tigers claimed their first district win of the regular season against the Sherman Bearcats with a score of 27-14. This critical victory allows the Tigers to remain in contention for the...

Tracy Cooper rushes against Mesquite Poteet defense on Oct. 11, 2019. The Tigers lost to the Pirates with a score of 10-55 to remain winless in district play.

A numbers game

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor October 17, 2019

Despite the struggles the Texas High football team has faced throughout the 2019 season, there is still hope to see the Tigers in the first round bracket of the UIL Football State Playoffs.  With three...

Tigers in the doghouse

Tigers in the doghouse

Story by Addison Cross, Anna Grace Jones, Molly Kyles, TJ Wall, and Ruth Heinemann October 5, 2019

The Tigers fell short of a district win in their second district game of the season, leaving homecoming with a hard fought loss against the McKinney North Bulldogs at 62-41.  The Bulldogs started fast...

Texas High's defenders Devaughante Jack (30) and Clayton Smith (10) attempt to bring down the running back from John Tyler September 27, 2019. The Tigers lost their district opener 16-0.

Lions deliver Tigers loss

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor September 30, 2019

The John Tyler Lions showed the Tigers their first loss of the season, snapping the Tigers’ three-game win streak. Key struggles with the Tigers’ offense led to a 16-0 defeat Friday night. The past...

Serve, swing, win

Serve, swing, win

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor September 27, 2019

A slump in sports is essentially a dry spell or drought used to define a player or team’s deterioration during their career. This troubling "spell" in sports happens to players and teams ranging from...

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