Tiger Times

Photo illustration by Caden Rainwater. Experiences in high school and collegiate basketball and a strengthened faith gave Jacob Skinner a new perspective on coaching.

Skinner comes home

January 14, 2020

Previous head basketball coach takes back his position

Tigers dunk on the Leopards

Tigers dunk on the Leopards

November 16, 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....

The Lady Tigers were defeated 51-55 in their game against the Royce City Bulldogs. This was the game to determine whether or not the Lady Tigers would go into District undefeated.

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...

The Tigers ended the game against Sulphur Springs with a score of 77-66 on Jan. 30.

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's Vonderic Stanley attempts to dribble past Mt. Pleasant's defenders.

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 ...

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