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Testing the current

Senior Trent Foster swims in the 100 yard backstroke. Foster placed nine out of 16 in the event.

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

December 20, 2018

The swim team made the trek to Frisco Dec. 7-8 to compete in the North Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association 5A meet. The Tigersharks competed against 600 swimmers from across the state. “The meet went very well with the boys, with 13 qualified to attend the meet, finishing second only to...

A shot for fame

Graphic by Margaret Debenport

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

December 14, 2018

It was a sunny afternoon at Royal St. George’s Golf club, where thousands of enthused spectators crowded around two lone figures. Bernhard Langer, clad in all white, watched in serene silence as his opponent stepped up to the green. Tall, slender, and wreathed in a conspicuous red pullover, Bill Rogers earne...

Hitting the curve

Submitted photo

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor

December 5, 2018

After years of dedication and hard work, this senior’s dream has finally paid off. On Nov. 15, senior Chris Lyles signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Southern Arkansas University (SAU). “I’ve been playing baseball ever since I was four years old,” Lyles said. “My dad got me a pla...

Kicking it indoors

Local soccer players try out new indoor soccer field. 5aside is the first public, indoor soccer field in Texarkana.

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

December 4, 2018

The rain continues to pour down overhead. The seemingly optimistic weekend has turned into a dreary morning with the hope of playing soccer washed away into the drainage ditches. Rain and weather conditions have long been the bane of many outside sports. The unpredictability of the weather has l...

Shooting for the big leagues

Sophomore Gracie Henard swings her golf club. Colleges noticed Henard's abilities and potential.

Story by Zane Johnston, staff writer

November 30, 2018

Sophomore Graci Henard has only been on the golf team for two years, but she has been playing since she was only six years old. “I played multiple sports when I was a little girl, and I just gravitated toward golf,” Henard said. “My dad played golf, so that also had a little bit of influenc...

Did you try putting it in rice?

Graphic by Victoria Van

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

November 27, 2018

Once again, the Tigers have come to the end of their football season. After spending the last 19 years stretching their successful season into the playoffs, the team hung their helmets after a loss to West Mesquite, ending their season early with a 3-7 record. Some people agreed that the team did poorl...

Cat got their tongue

Sophomore forward Clayton Smith looks to dribble past his defender. The Tigers beat the Hallsville Bobcats at home 69-49.

Story by TJ Wall and Joseph Rodgers

November 27, 2018

The varsity basketball team hosted and defeated the Hallsville Bobcats on Nov. 27. The game started with the Tigers winning the tip but failing to score on their first possession. Afterward, both teams had significant runs while Tigers forward junior C.J. Kelley, dominated the boards. The first quarter e...

Lady Tigers clip wings of Lady Hawks

Senior Amiyah Rone looks past a Pleasant Grove defender. The Tigers beat the Pleasant Grove Hawks on Nov. 19.

Story by Peyton Sims and Sophie Spakes

November 20, 2018

The Lady Tigers defeated the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks Nov. 19 in a close game at home in a matchup that has become an annual crosstown rivalry by a score of 54-46. In the first quarter, Kerrighan Dann racked up seven points to put the Lady Tigers in front by a score of 13-7. They would increase t...

One for the record books

One for the record books

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 19, 2018

While the Tigers and the Razorbacks clashed on the field back in September, a special guest looked down on the famous rivalry. 1979 Texas High graduate Eference Murphy made a special appearance at the game and ran the timer for the 103rd Battle of the Axe. “I’m on a crew and I told them [that if]...

Their next steps

Family members of senior Treyaunne Rush congratulate her as she signs her letter of intent to Texsa A&M University. Four seniors signed with their respective colleges to further their athletic careers.

Story by John Morgan, sports editor

November 15, 2018

They excelled at their craft for four years, and now, the hard work pays off. Five senior athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their sporting ways in college. Those athletes are Mabry Smith for softball at Ouachita Baptist University, Treyaunna Rush for volleyball at Texas A&M Uni...

Bittersweet symphony

Junior wide receiver Rian Cellers attempts to escape a Wrangler defender and catch the ball for a Tiger first down. The Tigers lost to the West Mesquite Wranglers 49-21 on Nov. 9 in their last game of the season.

Story by John Morgan and Joseph Rodgers

November 10, 2018

A 99-yard rushing touchdown by West Mesquite quarterback Neal Johnson seemed to be a fitting end to the Tigers’ season. The Wranglers defeated the Tigers on Friday night by a score of 49-21 in both teams’ final games of the season. After a competitive first half, West Mesquite scored all of 28...

The end of the road

The Lady Tigers wish the Wakeland Wolverines good luck as they begin their first set. Texas High lost the regional semifinals in three sets after advancing in a historic season.

Story by Autumn Golden and Joseph Rodgers

November 9, 2018

A historic season for the volleyball team came to an end after the Lady Tigers lost the regional semifinals against the Frisco Wakeland Wolverines in three consecutive sets. “I am heartbroken that it’s our last game, and I can’t believe I just played my last volleyball game for Texas High,...

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