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Meeting a legend

Meeting a legend

January 29, 2019

Junior Owen Likins chooses to envelop his life into his greatest passion: running. As an example of great diligence and hard work, Likins has been running with the best of Texas High since his freshman year. Many have taken notice of his talent and he has been invited to many cross country meets aro...

Tigers on top

Tigers on top

January 24, 2019

The varsity basketball team defeated the Lindale Eagles Jan. 15 in a close game that resulted in a game clinching breakaway in the final quarter for a score of 68-49. In the first quarter, senior Kyle Wright had the crowd on their feet after knocking down five three pointers, his last of the quarter ...

The better tiger

The better tiger

January 15, 2019

In the midst of basketball season, the Lady Tigers continue to destroy the competition. They remain undefeated in district play, 3-0 with high hopes for the rest of the season. On Jan. 11, the Lady Tigers defeated the Mount Pleasant Tigers with a score of 63-29. “There’s definitely a rivalry between th...

Tigers versus Tigers

Tigers versus Tigers

January 12, 2019

The boys basketball team defeated the Mount Pleasant Tigers 58-55 on Jan. 11. Texas High finished the first quarter with a score of 23-11. “Luckily, we came out hot,” senior Cole Drumm, who plays power and small forward said. “We came out strong we had a lot of intensity in the beginning of t...

Off the pitch

Off the pitch

January 6, 2019

Q. How does the team look to focus after a rough season last year? A. We got a new coach this season, so our focus has shifted more toward defense this year. That’s what really killed us last year, so that’s what we need focus on. Q. You have grown a lot as a player over the years. What woul...

More than black and white

More than black and white

January 2, 2019

Your reputation speaks for itself. Unfortunately, you’re not always the one who gets to choose it. The boys’ soccer team is looking to shed the past as they embark on a new season. After a winless district record last year, they hope reinvent their identity in a new district and with new leade...

New coach, new year

New coach, new year

January 2, 2019

Two years ago, Coach Holly. Last year, Coach DeLeon. This year, Coach Cloud. The Lady Tigers soccer team will start their season on Jan. 14 with new coaches on both varsity and JV. Coach Hillary Cloud has taken over varsity, and Coach Leslie West over JV. This is the second time in two years that t...

Racing against time

Racing against time

December 21, 2018

Everyone remembers the days of elementary school when everyone would test their speed against their friends for the honorable bragging rights. For me, the bragging rights were never in my hands, and in my mind, I was the slowest human being on the planet. Life was pretty rough. The simple speed at w...

Testing the current

Testing the current

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...

Hitting the curve

Hitting the curve

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

Kicking it indoors

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

Shooting for the big leagues

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...

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