Tiger Times


John Adams Q&A

March 12, 2020

What are your expectations for the baseball team this season? This season we expect to go strong. Right now we’re taking a slow start and trying to get things together, but we’re going to be playing more as a team and as a family and just have fun.  What’s differs from last year to this year? Last year,...

Baseball 2019

April 5, 2019

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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...

Senior Dakota Turner scorches a single base hit at their double header against Longview. Varsity baseball won both of these games on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Tigers defeat the Lobos in a double header

February 28, 2018

The Tigers’ varsity baseball team took on the Longview Lobos in a double header on Monday, Feb. 26. They defeated their opponents in both games, winning the first 15-4 and the second 3-2. The back-to-back wins for the team came after extreme weather conditions earlier in the week. Senior Dakota...

Senior catcher Trevor Danley encourages senior pitcher Kip Williams in the first playoff game against Whitehouse on Friday.

End in an inning

May 11, 2016

The dampened spirits could be felt throughout the hallways on the Monday following baseball’s loss to Whitehouse in the first round of playoffs. After a 9-4 win on Friday, the team lost two out of a three game series in a game that was determined in the final inning. After losing the second game with a score of...

Seniors commit to play college baseball

Seniors commit to play college baseball

April 27, 2016

It started out as learning to hit the ball perfectly off the tee to perfecting the proper batter’s stance. The stains from the red dirt on their white pants got deeper, and their love for the game grew stronger. Texas High’s varsity baseball players Zackarie Phillips and Kyrian Williams signed to f...

Face of the game — Kip Williams

Face of the game — Kip Williams

April 15, 2016

With his moustache kit in hand and a fresh rim of sweat brewing amongst his brow line, he begins the final touches to his famed moustache, one that can rival the likes of former professional pitcher Rollie Fingers. A long toss, a bullpen session, and moustache wax seem to be the only components to th...

Senior Kip Williams is at bat against Marshall in a district matchup.

Tigers triumph over Mavericks

April 5, 2016

The Tigers brought home a win after playing against the Marshall Mavericks on March 29. Through a series of push and pulls, the Tigers prevailed with an ending score of 5-4. Beginning strong, the Tigers had a score of 3-0 until the third inning when the Mavericks scored two runs. The tigers were s...

Senior Zack Philips pitches in the baseball game against Evangel.

A fractured season

April 4, 2016

As the fastball slams into the catcher’s glove, the pitcher feels pain up and down his arm. But he has to fight through. It’s in the second inning with two outs, and this batter could be the last one. He throws two quick curveballs with gritted teeth and tears forming in his eyes. But the batter str...

Senior Zack Philips pitches against Pine Tree.

Tigers defeat the pirates

March 26, 2016

The Tigers storm the Pine Tree Pirates on March 22 at a home game in baseball, closing the game with a score of 7-2. The Tigers are content with the night’s ending, despite wishes that the team remain concentrated during the game.   “The game went down the road that I didn’t think it wa...

Senior Zack Philips pitches the ball during the first home game against Sulphur Springs.

Dominating the diamond at first home game

March 17, 2016

The Tigers began baseball season strong on March 15 by triumphantly gaining a 3-0 win against the Sulphur Springs Wildcats in their first home game. With optimism, they prepared to prove their superiority in the game through means of teamwork and collaboration. “Last night, I think was a very good start...

Senior Trevor Danley watches his teammates as he puts on his knee brace. Ever since his injury, Danley must take extra precautions when it comes to safety during sports.

Take a knee

February 17, 2016

Laces and spikes are two components of life that were major keys to senior Trevor Danley’s athletic career.  A two-year starter on varsity football and a four-year letterman in baseball, his high school career is quite successful. Unfortunately, his junior season of spring baseball was cut short b...

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