Tiger Times

The Louisiana State University Tigers face the Clemson University Tigers in the NCAA Football National Championship. The game will air on ESPN at 7 p.m.

Now entering Tiger territory

January 13, 2020

Tiger versus tiger; Orgeron versus Swinney; Burrow versus Lawrence; powerhouse versus powerhouse; a battle for the rights to call their home the true “Death Valley” with an undefeated season on the line; LSU versus Clemson. The NCAA Football National Championship is finally here after much anticip...

Sophomore defensive back Jalen Jones attempts to tackle Frisco Independence quarterback Braylon Braxton as he scores a touchdown in the second quarter of the 5A D1 Area playoff game on Nov. 22 at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers met an end to their football season in the second round of the playoffs with a 45-30 loss.

Knights conquer the Tigers

November 23, 2019

Storming the field to AC/DC’s Back in Black through a screen of fog, the Tigers made quite the spectacle to jumpstart their second playoff game. This particular song choice was no mistake, but a reference to the return of the Tiger’s famed all black jerseys. However, the electric atmosphere of the...

Texas High football players celebrate their victory over the Lufkin Panthers on Friday,. Nov. 15th. The Tigers won with a score of 41-35 in double overtime.

An upset for the books

November 17, 2019

They were simply a team with a three-game losing streak. A team looking for a chance, desperately clinging to the hope of qualifying for playoffs. However, on Friday, Oct. 18th, the players walked off the field with a different look. They walked off the field with smiles on their faces, helmets raised ...

In case you missed it, Nov. 15, 2019

In case you missed it, Nov. 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

Ford vs Ferrari The new movie Ford vs Ferrari just released yesterday. Based on a true story, it's about an American auto designer and a British race car driver have to work together to build a brand new vehicle for the Ford Motor Company that is fast enough to beat an Enzo Ferrari at the Le Mans in F...

Senior Mya Bowers cheers for the Texas High Tigers as they play against Liberty Eylau. This was the first home game of the season for Texas High.

For better or for worse

November 15, 2019

It’s close to the end of the 4th quarter, shouting and screaming begins as the tuba songs starts off. Everyone gets close and starts chanting a student section chant to the beat. Getting louder and louder, before long all of student section is up and chanting.  Times like these are why the student section...

Texas High athletic director and head football coach Gerry Stanford speaks to players after a game. The Texas High Tigers advanced to playoffs after a game against West Mesquite.

The long awaited return

November 14, 2019

A season distinguished by huge wins, shared tears and new-found excitement. A season turned around from loss. A season that brought together hope and unity to formulate a winning team. The Texas High Tigers, bouncing back from their 0-3 start in district play, hold their helmets higher than ever ...

In case you missed it, Nov. 12, 2019

In case you missed it, Nov. 12, 2019

November 12, 2019

Snow cancels over 900 flights Heavy snow cancels almost one thousand flights in Chicago as airports across the midwest, south and northeast prepare for a temperature plunge that could threaten the safety of flights. There have already been many examples of accidents across airports in the north, ...

Senior runnig back Tracy Cooper reaches for the goal line to score a touchdown for Texas High in the third quarter against West Mesquite. The Tigers secured a play off birth with a 41-14 win.

Tigers return to playoffs

November 9, 2019

The Texas High Tigers and the West Mesquite Wranglers faced off Friday night in a game that would make or break the Tigers’ postseason hopes. The Tigers ended the game in triumph with a final score of 41-14, clinching a spot in the playoffs. The first quarter had an ideal start for the Tigers with defensi...

Junior quarterback Rian Cellers avoids a Wylie East defender to complete a pass in the 40-13 win. The victory kept the post season hopes alive for the Tigers.

Playoffs or bust

November 6, 2019

Six games. Seven teams. Four spots. The UIL Football State Playoffs is the ultimate standard to which any high school football team hopes to be able to hold themselves to. However, the Tigers didn’t make the playoffs last year, breaking a streak that has lasted for over a decade. This year, after ...

Tracy Cooper rushes against Mesquite Poteet defense on Oct. 11, 2019. The Tigers lost to the Pirates with a score of 10-55 to remain winless in district play.

A numbers game

October 17, 2019

Despite the struggles the Texas High football team has faced throughout the 2019 season, there is still hope to see the Tigers in the first round bracket of the UIL Football State Playoffs.  With three games left to play in the schedule and four Friday nights left during the regular season of dist...

Tigers in the doghouse

Tigers in the doghouse

October 5, 2019

The Tigers fell short of a district win in their second district game of the season, leaving homecoming with a hard fought loss against the McKinney North Bulldogs at 62-41.  The Bulldogs started fast and strong, with two touchdown receptions from quarterback Dillon Markiewicz to tight end Brandon Fra...

Texas High's defenders Devaughante Jack (30) and Clayton Smith (10) attempt to bring down the running back from John Tyler September 27, 2019. The Tigers lost their district opener 16-0.

Lions deliver Tigers loss

September 30, 2019

The John Tyler Lions showed the Tigers their first loss of the season, snapping the Tigers’ three-game win streak. Key struggles with the Tigers’ offense led to a 16-0 defeat Friday night. The past few games, the Tigers’ success could be attributed to having a very strong offensive line, an...

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