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Tiger Times

The School Newspaper of Texas High School

Tiger Times

Tigers strike down the Bobcats
Tigers strike down the Bobcats
Story by Braden McKinnon, Staff Writer • September 24, 2022

The Texas Tigers defeated the Hallsville Bobcats 56-31 in the district season opener. The Tigers got off to a rocky start but managed to bounce back and sprint past the 3-1 Bobcats.   Texas started off slow, dropping the opening kickoff and letting the Bobcats recover in great field position. Although the Tigers managed to hold the Bobcats scoreless, the momentum was not on their side. To...

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Sophomore David Potter walks across field after getting his first start under the lights of home field Grim Stadium. The Tigers defeated Tyler Legacy 27-3 Friday, Sept 16, 2022.
Stepping up
Story by Kailyn Williams and Jackson Haltom September 23, 2022

Sophomore quarterback David Potter was called on to step into the shoes of senior Cody Reese, after he suffered a season ending injury three games into the season. Potter made his first start Friday, Sept 16, 2022, getting the win for Texas 27-3 against Tyler Legacy.  Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, Reese went down with a shoulder dislocation, and Head Coach Gerry Stanford called for his next man up: David...

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Red Raiders shackled by Tigers
Red Raiders shackled by Tigers
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • September 16, 2022

The Texas High Tigers extended their win streak to three with a victory over the Red Raiders of Tyler Legacy, making their overall record 3-1.  The Tigers struck early offensively in the first quarter.  Sophomore Javari Johnson ran back a 92-yard handoff for a touchdown, followed by a made extra point kick, making the score 7-0 with 8:47 left in the first quarter. The Tiger defense came...

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Sophomore liber Carlyn Clack passes a ball in district match against the  Longview Lady Lobos. The Tigers swept the Lobos 3-1 in their second district match, making their district record 2-0.
Lady Tigers sweep the Lobos
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • September 14, 2022

The Lady Tigers defeated the Longview Lady Lobos in three straight sets Tuesday, Sept 13, 2022. This win moved the Tiger’s district record to 2-0, tying them for first with Hallsville.  The Lady Tigers got off to a good start offensively in the first set.  Texas played very disciplined in the opening of the set, coming up with two big kills from senior Bella Cherry and freshman Taryne Stiger,...

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Sophomore David Potter throws a pass in his first varsity game against Benton after the injury of senior quarterback Cody Reese. The Tigers defeated Benton 46-35 Friday, Sept 9,2022.
Next man up
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • September 14, 2022

The Texas High Tigers will take on the Tyler Legacy Red Raiders in their last preseason game before district play kicks off Friday, Sept 16, 2022, and the Tigers have some adversity to overcome.  Senior starting running back Trent Kelley completely tore his ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the Tiger’s first home game against Colleyville.  Luckily for Texas, we have a deep running back...

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Senior Bella Cherry sets a ball in match against Pleasant Grove Aug 23, 2022. The Lady Tigers defeated PG in Cherrys final Texas High rivalry match 3-1.
Cherry bomb
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • September 12, 2022

Two student sections filled to the brim. Overflowing crowds of people. The court is trapped between two shockwaves of electrifying energy.  Pleasant Grove students stand, taunting Senior Bella Cherry with chants of, “Overrated! Overrated!” Cherry closed the night with 28 kills, bringing home a huge win against their rivals.  “A core memory in my volleyball career has to be playing...

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Junior CY Hopkins swings at ball against the Whitehouse Lady Wildcats in first district match. The Lady Tigers defeated Whitehouse 3-1 Sept 9, 2022.
Tigers overcome the Lady Cats
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • September 12, 2022

The Lady Tigers kicked off district play with a huge win against the Whitehouse Lady Wildcats 3-1, Friday Sept 9, 2022. This win advances the Tigers district record to 1-0 and their overall record to 7-0.  Both teams came out hot in the first set, trading points and swapping kills. Senior Bella Cherry and Junior Mally Lumpkin came up with some big kills to keep the Tigers close with the Lady Cats.  The...

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Tamin the Cajuns
Tamin' the Cajuns
Story by Braden McKinnon, Staff Writer • September 10, 2022

The Texas High Tigers traveled to Benton Louisiana and defeated the Benton Tigers 46-35. A very high scoring affair, in which both teams played with their backup quarterbacks most of the game and ultimately it came down to a lot of the young guys.  Texas High started off extremely well with an 86 yard touchdown on a slant route from senior quarterback Cody Reese to sophomore receiver TJ Gray with...

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Tigers stomp the Panthers
Tigers stomp the Panthers
Story by Kailyn Williams and Anna Lee September 3, 2022

The Texas High Tigers defeated the Colleyville Heritage Panthers 48-23 in their second preseason game of the year, Sept 2, 2022. The first quarter of the game was fast paced, specifically on the offensive side of the ball, for both teams.  The Tigers came out hot, trading touchdowns in the opening moments of the quarter. Senior quarterback Cody Reese moved the ball well with the help of his...

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Junior Grace Wilson goes for a ball in match against the Longview Lobos. The Tigers lost to the Lobos 12-7 Aug 30, 2022.
Keep the streak
Story by Reese Langdon, Editor in Chief • August 31, 2022

No sports team can wake up one day and make a name for themselves. A name that strikes fear in opponents and forces them to accept that they will return to the buses with an inevitable loss. In order for a team to acquire a name with such power, the team must not only win, but crush the opposing team. Again and again and again. The Texas High tennis team achieved this status by winning every...

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Senior Bella Cherry attacks ball in game against Prairiland Aug 30. The Lady Tigers swept the Patriots 3-0.
Tigers trump Patriots
Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer • August 31, 2022

  The Texas High Lady Tigers defeated the Prairiland Patriots 3-0 in their match Tuesday, Aug. 30. The game started off strong for Texas, with a kill by Senior Bella Cherry. With the energy on the side of the Tigers, the patriots were struggling to respond.  Prairiland had several net violations and doubles, handing the ball back to Texas for most of the set. These errors led to an 11-6...

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Lone Star outshines Texas
Lone Star outshines Texas
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • August 26, 2022

The Texas High Tigers lost to the Lone Star Rangers 38-33 Aug 25, 2022. The loss puts the Tigers record at 0-1 going into the season.  The Texas defense got off to a very slow start in the first quarter. On the first drive of the game, senior quarterback Gabriel Barrientes for the Rangers threw the ball downfield to senior Arkansas commit Jaylon Braxton for a touchdown with 10:23 left in the...

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Head coach Gerry Stanford hands off the ball to a player in preparation for this weeks game. The Tigers will play Frisco Lone Star on Aug. 25, 2022.
Tigers kick-off the season at AT&T stadium
Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer • August 25, 2022

Tonight the Texas High Tigers face off against Frisco Lonestar Rangers in the first football game of the 2022-23 season. Coming into this game the Tigers are ranked 8th in 5aD2 while the Rangers are ranked 11th in 5aD1. The game is very highly anticipated as its venue is none other than AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys. The Rangers last season went 9-3 losing in the second round of...

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Hawk hunters
Hawk hunters
Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor • August 24, 2022

The Lady Tigers defeated the Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks 3-1 Aug 23, 2022.  The Tigers got off to a very slow start in the beginning of the first set, not gaining any momentum through the duration of the set. Texas had multiple missed serves, hitting errors and miscommunication errors, ultimately beating themselves.  Pleasant Grove stayed disciplined on defense and came up with a few big kills....

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Lady Tigers defeat Lady Bulldogs
Lady Tigers defeat Lady Bulldogs
Story by Anna Lee, Staff Writer • August 24, 2022

The Texas High Lady Tigers defeated the Carthage Lady Bulldogs 3-2 in their match on Aug. 23, 2022. Texas and Carthage went toe to toe in the beginning of the first set. The score was tight with multiple kills back and forth from both teams.  The Tigers began to fall behind towards the end of the set with miscommunication errors and missed serves.  The Lady Tigers quickly responded with...

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