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Sophomore Mally Lumpkin throws to sophomore Caitlin Salisbury in the district against against Hallsville March 22. The Lady Bobcats defeated the  Lady Tigers 8-3.
The Bobcats best the Tigers
Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff writer • March 28, 2022

The Lady Tigers fell to the Lady Bobcats of Hallsville 8-3 in their fourth district game March 22. The loss evened their district record to 2-2.  To begin the first inning, sophomore Mollie Fisher lined out to right field, followed by a groundout to the pitcher by senior Valeria Perez. A walk was administered to junior Emma Prince. Senior Lauren Allred hit a hard ground ball through the third base...

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Sophomore Mollie Fisher battles Sulphur Springs pitcher Crimson Bryant in the first inning of the game on March 17, 2022.  Fishers at-bat lasted nine pitches with an eventual strikeout.
Wildcats sneak by the Tigers
Story by Kailyn Williams, staff writer • March 19, 2022

The Lady Tigers fell to the Lady Cats of Sulphur Springs on March 17, making their district record 2-1. To open the game, the Tigers started slow offensively, with two fly-outs and a strikeout. The Lady Tigers were unable to capitalize on the free base given to junior Emma Prince via walk.  Going into the bottom of the first, The Wildcats boarded one base runner on a line drive to right field,...

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Senior Lizzie Smith delivers a pitch to opposing batters of the Pine Tree softball team. Smith struck out 11 batters in the Tigers game against the Pirates at Texas High on March 16, 2022.
Tigers loot Pirates
Story by Kailyn Williams, staff writer • March 17, 2022

The Lady Tigers topped the Pine Tree Lady Pirates in their second district game, advancing their district record to 2-0, March 16.   The Lady Tigers started the game fast-paced, only seeing three Pirates at the plate, with two strikeouts and a fly-out. The Tigers struck first in the bottom of the first inning. A lead-off single for sophomore Mollie Fisher set the tone for the offense. Senior Valeria...

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Sophomore Mally Lumpkins waits for the pitch in the game against the Marshall Mavericks. The Lady Tigers won 10-4 in the district opener.
Tigers top Mavericks
Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff Writer • March 11, 2022

The Lady Tigers defeated the Marshall Lady Mavericks in their district opener, putting their district record at 1-0. An error and a hit allowed Marshall to strike first in the top of the first inning. The Tigers gained the lead in the bottom of the first with a lead off triple from sophomore Mollie Fisher and a two-run home run from junior Emma Prince. At the end of the first, Texas High led...

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Seniors gather before the game to celebrate the hard work theyve put in for the program on the boys soccer senior night. The Tigers ended the season with a district record of one win and 10 losses.
Tigers fall to Lobos 
Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer • March 10, 2022

The Texas High Tigers took on the Longview Lobos to close out their season. One last game at Grim Park for the seven seniors for Texas High. Seniors Javier Mendoza, Aidyn Bennett, Korben Hoffmeister, Austin Miller, Michael Bradshaw, Anderson Escobar and Armando Hernandez suited up at Grim one last time for the Tigers.  “It was sad to play my last game at Grim and I will miss playing there.''...

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Texas Highs Robert Cheney stomps home plate as a statement to the Arkansas High team when scoring on a walk. The cross-town rivals faced off in the Border City Battle on March 5, 2022, in a tournament hosted by Texas High School.
Tigers take the Ax
Story by Samuel Cody, staff writer • March 6, 2022

The battle of the ax rivalry is still alive but in a different aspect. Rather than the two teams clashing helmets they faced off on the diamond.  Fans from both teams filled the stands and were shoulder to shoulder down the baselines as everyone was excited to finally get a rivalry game this year. Players were also excited for this game as it is most football players' favorite game that has been taken...

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Texas High senior Jayden Godwin attempts to reset the play after encountering the Mt. Pleasant defense. The Texas Tigers lost to the Tigers of Mt. Pleasant on Feb. 1, 2022.
Mt. Pleasant beats Texas at home
Story by Kailyn Williams, staff • February 2, 2022

The Texas High Tigers fell to the Mt. Pleasant Tigers on Feb. 1, 2022, setting their district record to 4-5. The opening moments of the quarter were fast-paced with high intensity on both sides of the court.  While playing physical defense, Texas High was able to hold the visiting Tigers to zero points until midway through the quarter. The score through the back half of the first quarter remained...

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Texas Highs Ashanti Northcross looks over the Longview defense in the second quarter of the game at the Tiger Center on Jan. 28, 2022. The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Lobos 43-20.
Lady Tigers trounce Lady Lobos
Story by Kailyn Williams, staff writer • January 29, 2022

The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Lobos of Longview Jan. 28, 2022, advancing their district record to 8-2. Both the Lobos and the Tigers started off slow in the first quarter, with little offensive success. In spite of the offensive drought, the Lady Tigers defense held strong. At the end of a very quiet quarter, the Lady Tigers led the Lobos 11-4.  To start the second, the Texas offense came...

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Texas Highs Delayna Augustus struggles against the Mt. Pleasant defense on Jan. 7, 2022. The Lady Tigers of Mt. Pleasant gave Texas High their first district loss of the season.
Visiting Tigers defeat Texas High
Story by Kailyn Williams January 8, 2022

The Lady Tigers fell to Mt. Pleasant with a score of 51-35 on Jan. 7, 2022. The Lady Tigers now have a district record of 3-1. Mt. Pleasant put up a tough defensive press on the Lady Tigers first offensive possession, slowing and breaking down the Texas offense. On the visiting side of the ball, Mt. Pleasant produced sufficient ball movement and generated a majority of their points through fastbreaks.  A...

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Senior Jalyn Golette attempts a basket against the Sulphur Springs Lady Wildcats on Dec. 17, 2023. The Tiger defense smothered the Lady Wildcat offense leading to a 55-30 victory.
Lady Tigers smother Lady Wildcats
Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff Writer • December 21, 2021

The Lady Tigers improved their district record to 2-0 in a 15 point win over the Lady Wildcats of Sulphur Spring on Dec 17. The Lady Tigers presented a strong defensive game right out the gate in the first quarter. The Tigers got multiple stops in a row, and forced multiple turnovers allowing early offensive success. Junior Emma Prince drained three three-point shots in a row to set the tone...

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Senior Braylon Stewarts shot is blocked by Devonta Walker in the Tigers game against Magnolia Panthers on Dec. 13, 2021. The Panthers defeated the Tigers 68-39.
Panthers pounce past Tigers
Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer • December 15, 2021

The Texas High Tigers (5-6) took on the Magnolia Panthers ( 4-0). Now that the football season has come to a close it is time for Tiger basketball. The Tigers traveled to Magnolia to take on the Panthers.  The Panthers are led by Derrian Ford who is ranked 5th in the state of Arkansas. Senior Guard Michael Thomas had the tough assignment of guarding him most of the night. Senior guard Michael...

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Senior quarterback Brayson McHenry protects the ball as Crosby defenders rush his position. The Cougars limited the Tigers offense a single touchdown in the 5A Division II Quarterfinal game held at Lufkins Abe Martin Stadium on Dec. 3, 2021.
One final ride
Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor • December 6, 2021

The Texas Tigers were defeated 14-7 by the Crosby Cougars in the State Quarterfinals. This is the Tigers first loss since losing to the Cougars a year ago in the second round of the playoffs. The defense was the story of this game, shutting down a dominant Crosby offense to 14 points. The entire first quarter was subjected to back and forth punts from the two teams. The Cougars missed a field goal,...

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Texas High football players run through the Tiger T before their Bi-District playoff game against Houston Fulshear. The Tigers held off playoff opponents the past three week and play the Crosby Cougars in the quarterfinal round at Lufkins Abe Martin Stadium on Friday Dec. 3, 2021.
Revenge tour
Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer • December 2, 2021

The Tigers (12-0) head back to Lufkin for the second time this post season to face off against the Crosby Cougars (11-2) in the fourth round of the 5A Division II playoffs. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday. Last season the Tigers had their state championships hopes crushed by the Cougars in the second round, 62-42. The loss felt heartbreaking as the Tigers felt like they had a real shot of going...

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The Texas High defense holds the Port Neches - Groves Indians to only on score in the first half of the Regional Championship games on Nov. 26, 2021. The teams traveled to Natchitoches, LA and played at Northwestern Louisiana University.
Tigers Claw past Indians
Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor • November 27, 2021

The Texas Tigers defeated the Port Neches - Groves Indians in round three of the playoffs. This win was in part to a stellar run performance and another shutdown defensive performance. The Tigers came out hot, scoring a 54-yard touchdown with running back Braylon Stewart on the first offensive play. Texas High’s Darin Finley scored after he intercepted a pass on the Indian’s next drive. Stewart...

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