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Tigers dunk on the Leopards

Tigers dunk on the Leopards

November 15, 2019

Ten seconds remain on the board. It’s a tied game until Texas High drains in a final layup followed by a free throw shot. On Nov. 15, the Tigers and Leopards battled it out on the court with a final score of 46-43, the Tigers taking the win....

Dropped the ball

Dropped the ball

January 31, 2019

The girls varsity basketball team was sadly defeated in their game against Royce City on Fri. Jan. 25. Although they put up a good fight for the majority of the game, the rival team came out ahead with a score of 55-51. The game started out intense. The Lady Tigers fought hard for control of the ba...

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...

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...

Texas High defeats Mt. Pleasant in senior night game

Texas High defeats Mt. Pleasant in senior night game

February 17, 2016

The Texas High Tigers beat the Mount Pleasant Tigers in a close victory of 71-63 in an home game on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The game started poorly for Texas High after Mount Pleasant scored four points in less than a minute while the Tigers were struggling on offense. Texas High quickly recovered. Junior Quan Ha...

Lady Tigers triumph over Lady Pirates

Lady Tigers triumph over Lady Pirates

February 10, 2016

The Lady Tigers defeated the Pine Tree Lady Pirates 41-33 on Feb. 2 in the Tiger Center. The game started off well with for the Lady Tigers by winning the tip. However, the Lady Pirates quickly scored two points. The Lady Tigers turned around and tied the game 4-4 immediately following. After this ...

Tigers fall to Mavericks 74-69

Tigers fall to Mavericks 74-69

January 23, 2016

The Tigers suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Marshall Mavericks on Jan. 15 in the Tiger Center 74-69. “Marshall is usually a rival game,” senior RJ Reid said. “We’ve been playing them ever since the seventh grade and when we got out there we really just wanted to grind and try to get th...

Lady Tigers triumph over Longview

Lady Tigers triumph over Longview

January 15, 2016

The Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Lobos on Jan. 12 in the Tiger Center 73-67. After being behind for most of the game, the Lady Tigers snuck by with a comeback in their close win. The first quarter looked hopeful as the Lady Tigers won the tip. The Lady Lobos got ahead 8-2, but the Lady Tigers came ba...

Face of the game – Jessica Emerson

Face of the game – Jessica Emerson

December 16, 2015

The squeaking of basketball shoes against a wooden floor and the bounces of the ball echo throughout the gym. The roar of the crowd fades into the background as she prepares for what could be her final times playing the sport she has come to love. Senior Jessica Emerson has played basketball for the Lady Tigers...

Tigers fall to Ashdown

Tigers fall to Ashdown

December 14, 2015

The Ashdown Panthers upset the Tigers on Dec. 8 in the Tiger Center 45-43. It was an intense game as the it went down to the wire, but the Tigers couldn’t capitalize from an early lead. The beginning of the game didn’t go in the Tigers’ favor as the Panthers won the tip and scored two points....

Lady Tigers fall to Alba-Golden

Lady Tigers fall to Alba-Golden

November 26, 2015

The Lady Tigers put up a good fight against the Alba-Golden Lady Panthers, only to end up being defeated in the fourth quarter on Nov. 24 at the Tiger Center. “Even though we lost, we still have a lot of stuff we can improve on,” sophomore Blaire Bledsoe said. The Lady Tigers started the ...

Baller manager

Baller manager

November 9, 2015

From helping the team warm up to assisting the coaches hand and foot, sophomore Chase Walker, despite his disabilities, has found his place as manager for the girls’ basketball team. Walker became the student manager for the team at the beginning of the school year. He was sought out by the gir...

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