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Mount Pleasant pummels Tigers

Mount Pleasant pummels Tigers

February 15, 2018

The Texas Tigers took home a devastating loss in soccer Wednesday night, losing 13-0 to the Mount Pleasant Tigers. The first half of the game started off fast, with Mount Pleasant ready to play right out of the gate. They scored their fist goal three minutes into the game. After that, the Texas Tigers...

Rocky conditions in Rockwall

Rocky conditions in Rockwall

February 12, 2018

The boys golf team kicked off their spring season debut in Rockwall at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club on Feb. 9-10. The weather tested each player in the tournament. The first day consisted of 30 mph gusts of wind that influenced every shot that was hit. Senior Matt Prieskorn led the team with a 76 ...

Swimming upstream

Swimming upstream

February 8, 2018

The Texas High Tigersharks performed well at the UIL Region 4-5A Championships, with 19 swimmers and divers qualifying for the state championship meet. Both the boys and the girls team dominated the competition, winning the overall meet. Two individual awards were given to senior Courtney Lourens f...

Tigers dethrone Wildcats

Tigers dethrone Wildcats

January 31, 2018

Texas High Tigers boys basketball hosted the Sulphur Springs Wildcats on Jan 30. The game started with the Wildcats winning the tip and scoring with an easy pick and roll. The Tigers got on board with a three point shot by Kyle Wright but the Sulphur Springs towering defense kept the Tigers at bay for most...

Carthage crushes the Tigers

Carthage crushes the Tigers

January 27, 2018

The boys’ varsity soccer team lost 5-2 to Carthage on Friday night. Carthage quickly scored the first goal five minutes into the game. The Tigers held their grounds until 26 minutes left in the first half when Carthage scored its second goal. The Tigers came back quickly, with Alejandro Gonz...

The Tigers upend the Hawks

The Tigers upend the Hawks

January 24, 2018

Soccer is a sport built on opportunity. It pays to be in the right place at the right time. This was the case for senior Eleanor Schroeder on Tuesday night as her tap-in midway through extra time gave the girls’ soccer team a 2-1 victory over crosstown rival Pleasant Grove. The game-winning goal...

Injury leads to opportunity

Injury leads to opportunity

January 17, 2018

He stands by the goal, ready to take off with the ball. But this time it’s different. Instead of a leather, oval-shaped ball, it’s black and white. Hands-free is a new concept to him. Transitioning from something that has shaped your life for the last five years to being a newbie in a sport you kno...

Lady Tigers claw to victory

Lady Tigers claw to victory

January 16, 2018

The Lady Tigers’ basketball team defeated the Greenville Lions in district play with a 72-24 victory on Friday, Jan. 12. One of the highlights was watching the Lady Tigers advancing their win streak throughout the game. “The fourth quarter brought the most confidence in the team because they were dem...

Bulldogs dominate Tigers

Bulldogs dominate Tigers

January 12, 2018

The boys’ varsity soccer team were held scoreless in a 3-0 loss against Chapel Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 9. This game was a quick turnaround for the Tigers. Many players were recovering from previous exhaustion from their last few tournament games and felt limited in their abilities. “We were e...

Get the ball rolling

Get the ball rolling

December 27, 2017

“The worst soccer team in all of history.” This is the punchline that highlights a video of the boys’ soccer team’s performance last season posted by a student from Mount Pleasant after a 14-0 defeat. This game seemingly punctuated a winless district record and cemented the team as the laughing...

Somebody to Leon

Somebody to Leon

November 28, 2017

After six years under head coach Dustin Holly, the Lady Tigers soccer team changed leadership. Coach Jesus De Leon from Sulphur Springs replaced Holly, who accepted a position in his hometown as boys head coach. Holly coached many of the players in the local club soccer team, Texarkana United So...

Let’s play ball

Let’s play ball

April 10, 2017

Peanut shells are cracked and thrown on the floor. Caps of various colors and styles are on display around the marvelous venue. Fans stand on their feet and sing a timeless classic in the seventh inning stretch. After months of winter, Major League Baseball is finally back and in full swin...

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