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Texas Highs defense stops the Texas City passing and running game in the second round playoff game. The Tigers held the Stingarees scoreless while putting 31 points on the scoreboard.
Tigers send Stingarees back to the coast
Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor • November 20, 2021

The Texas High Tigers dominated the Texas City Stingarees 31-0 in the second round of the playoffs Friday in Lufkin. This win was completed by an efficient Tiger offense and shutdown defense. The game started off slow with both teams being able to move the ball but eventually stalling out. This was until wide receiver TJ Gray flew into the endzone with 1:39 seconds remaining, to give the Tigers...

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Braylon Stewart drags a Houston Fulshear player towards the end zone in the first playoff game of the 2021 football season. Stewart rushed for four touchdowns against the Chargers.
On to the second round
Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer • November 18, 2021

The Texas High Tigers (11-0) take on the (11-1) Texas City Stingrays in Lufkin at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The last time the Tigers were in Lufkin they upset the No. 5 ranked Lufkin Panthers. The team's focus is all about getting past Texas City and heading on to the third round. The Tigers are coming off a 42-14 home victory against the Fulshear Chargers. That was the last home game for the Tigers this...

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Sophomore Cy Hopkins spikes the ball in the game against the North Forney Falcons. The Lady Tigers ended their season falling 23-25 to the Falcons.
Looking forward
Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff writer • November 15, 2021

The Lady Tiger volleyball team’s season came to an end when they fell to the Lady Falcons of North Forney with a score of 3-0  Nov. 5.  The Lady Tigers put up a fight against the Falcons with scores of 23-25 in the first two sets and a score of 18-25. Though the Tigers didn’t go as far as they had been hoping, the girls did make it farther than any team has in the past three years.  The...

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Runningback Braylon Stewart rushes down the home sideline scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against Houston Fulshear in the 2021 Bi-Distrcit playoff game at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 11. The Tigers defeated the Chargers with a score of 42-14, advancing them to the second round of the playoffs.
Tigers stop the charge
Story by Braden McKinnon and Kailyn Williams November 12, 2021

The Texas High Tigers kept their undefeated streak alive in the first round of the playoffs, taking care of the Fulshear Charges 42-14. The Tiger varsity record is now 11-0 going into the second round of the playoffs.  A strong Tiger defense got a big stop off the early, shifting the momentum to Texas High’s sideline.  “We talked about it all week,” senior defensive lineman Derrick Brown...

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Pilgreen reflects on her unique experience as a soon-to-be college athlete.
She shoots to SFA
Story by Kailyn Williams, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021

Four minutes left in the biggest game of the season. The Lady Tiger soccer team faced off against the Lady Tigers of Mt. Pleasant. Senior Logan Pilgreen is set up on the goal line after a penalty kick was awarded to Mt. Pleasant. Mt. Pleasant kicks, as the crowd goes silent, waiting for the game-changing play to unfold. Pilgreen makes a lunging dive to her left and stops the kick. The Texas High...

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The trumpet section stands in a line as they rehearse this years marching performance, The Web.
Is marching band a sport?
Story by Lourdes Quijas, Staff Writer • October 27, 2021

The bright stadium lights, the loud band melodies playing and the yelling of the Tiger fans: it’s the start of a great football season. As everyone gets prepared for this year, the band and football team practice every day to put on a great show. The football team prepares for the season by practicing every day for four hours to perfect their techniques and plays. While the band also gets prepared...

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Senior running back Braylon Stewart rushes for a touch down against the Jacksonville on Oct. 22, 2021. Texas High improved their 2021 season record 7-0 and clinched a playoff berth with the 42-9 victory against the Indians.
Jumping over Jacksonville
Story by Kailyn Williams and Macy Maynard October 23, 2021

Texas High won yet another game adding to their varsity record this season. The Tiger record is now 6-0 in district. The Tigers closed the game with a final score of 42-9. Starting off slow, the Tigers struggled to make headway until senior running back Braylon Stewart barreled into the endzone with 5:42 remaining in the first quarter. The Tiger defense held strong for the majority of the first...

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Are injuries a dealbreaker?
Are injuries a dealbreaker?
Story by Braden McKinnon and Melissa Singleton October 13, 2021

Athletes don’t start a game thinking it’ll end in them needing surgery, physical therapy or out of the sport completely. The wrong move takes them by surprise.  One of the most common injuries in sports is a knee injury. Tearing, pulling or breaking something in an athlete’s knee can really affect their mindset towards their sport.  “I tore my ACL and dislocated my kneecap,” junior...

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Texas Highs Javarous Tyson returns an intercepted lateral from the Marshall Mavericks quarterback in the Tigers 27-12 victory at Tiger Stadium on Oct. 9, 2021. The Tigers improved their season record to 4 - 0 overall and 1 - 0 in district play.
Marching past Marshall
Story by Doug Kyles and Phoebe Neff October 8, 2021

The Texas Tigers faced off against the Marshall Mavericks in one of their most challenging obstacles to district yet. The Tigers kept a steady offensive momentum throughout the game and were successful defensively as well. This performance, along with four interceptions in the last quarter, took the Tigers to a final score of 27-12. An exciting first quarter began with a series of unsuccessful...

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Tigers prepare for Mavericks
Tigers prepare for Mavericks
October 7, 2021

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Allen stands in front of artwork in the Esports room designed by Brian Jones.
The electronic frontier
Story by Phoebe Neff, Editor-in-Chief • September 30, 2021

Up the elevator of the multipurpose building and just down the hall is something that would’ve been unthinkable to most a few years ago. However, times have changed, and the newly formed Texas High Esports team is a testament to that. Paving the way for the future of THS sports, the Esports team presents many unique opportunities and experiences for its members. Under Coach Richard Allen’s leadership,...

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Linebacker Ean Crite dives over a Mt. Pleasant player for a loose ball in the end zone after a botched play. Crite recovered the ball for a touchdown.
Tiger Kings
Story by Braden McKinnon, sports editor • September 24, 2021

The Tigers started off slow but after a rough first quarter did not allow another point outscoring Mount Pleasant 35-0 in three quarters, ending with a final score of 44-13.  The Texas Tigers started with a quick stop on defense and scored on a 82 yard touchdown run by running back Braylon Stewart. Mt. Pleasant swiftly responded with a 101-yard kick return touchdown on the ensuing kickoff, but...

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Senior Braylen Stewart rushes against Forney Jackrabbits on Thursday Sept. 9, 2021. The Tigers came back from a rough start to win with a final score of 34-13.
Tigers barrel through Jackrabbits
Story by Braden McKinnon, sports editor • September 10, 2021

Texas High won their second varsity football game of the season and advanced to 2-0 in non-district play. The Tigers struggled in the first half but exploded in the second half. Scoring 21 unanswered points, Texas walked away with a 34-13 win.  Both teams started the game with fumbles on each of their first possessions. The Jackrabbits bounced back strong, driving down the field and scoring on...

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Placing second in the High School Golf National Invitational in Pinehurst, North Carolina, are 2021 graduate Camden Robertson, juniors John D. Patterson and Thomas Curry, and seniors Jackson Patterson and Jack Wilson.
A tee-rific experience
Story by Evan Sutton, Staff Writer • September 3, 2021

The second place finish five members of the varsity boys golf team received, at the High School Golf National Invitational June 27-July 1 at Pinehurst, North Carolina, has given them a boost of confidence as they head into this year’s season. “It really put[s] some confidence in myself and our team,” senior Jack Wilson said. “After a disappointing state tournament, I was happy that we came...

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Senior quarterback Brayson McHenry is lifted by teammate senior Qushawn McCulloch after scoring a touchdown against the Tyler High Lions. The Tigers held onto the lead and ended their season opener 24-10 Friday night at Tiger Stadium.
The Tigers roar
Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer • August 27, 2021

Despite numerous penalties on the offense, the Tigers still managed to outscore the Tyler High School Lions 24-10 in their first home opener in four years.  “Right now, we're sitting at one and zero with a lot of things to fix,” head coach Gerry Stanford said. “The positive thing is we have a lot of things we can correct.” The Tigers had a 21-10 lead on the Tyler Lions at halftime. After...

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