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The Gentle Giant

The Gentle Giant

September 6, 2019

The measure of a life is more than years.  It's a mother and three children, crowded around a table, laughing about bologna and syrup sandwiches and crying about the empty car sitting in the backyard.  It’s a phone call to a grandmother who gave him the nickname Famous. It’s the coaches and players w...

A game day like no other

September 6, 2019

At the end of every Texas vs. Arkansas week, students rise before the sun. Members of all organizations and grades join together in support of Texas High School and the varsity football team. They gather to feast on eggs, biscuits, donuts and, most importantly, bacon. On Sept. 6, seniors gathered in the courtyar...

Early Woes

Early Woes

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29th, the Tigers traveled to Waxahachie to face the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks to open up the season. In the end, the Tigers were overcome with a score of 7-21, an improvement over last year’s 7-56 blowout.  The entire first half was filled with both teams going back and ...

Learning from the Lobos

Learning from the Lobos

August 28, 2019

In a scrimmage last week against the defending 6A-2 champions, the Tigers got their first glimpse of their potential in a match up against the Longview Lobos. Considering last year’s struggles and failure to make the playoffs, the team has a positive view of their chances this year.  “The s...

Bittersweet symphony

Bittersweet symphony

November 10, 2018

A 99-yard rushing touchdown by West Mesquite quarterback Neal Johnson seemed to be a fitting end to the Tigers’ season. The Wranglers defeated the Tigers on Friday night by a score of 49-21 in both teams’ final games of the season. After a competitive first half, West Mesquite scored all of 28...

Coming back home

Coming back home

November 5, 2018

It took seven weeks, but finally, the tower shined orange again. In their final home game of the season, the Tigers rediscovered the taste of victory by defeating the Wylie East Raiders, 35-19. This marked the team’s first district win of the season. The Tigers established a lead quickly after they...

Superior Cats

Superior Cats

September 15, 2018

The Tigers spoiled homecoming as they knocked off the Liberty Eylau Leopards 47-35 on a rainy Friday night at Harris Field. The Leopards took the ball first and failed to gain the first down, giving the Tigers an opportunity to put points on the board early after punching their way to the 5-yard l...

Frying the bacon

Frying the bacon

September 8, 2018

After an onslaught of penalties, miscues and mayhem, the Tigers recaptured the coveted axe with a 43-35 win against Arkansas High on Friday night at Tiger Stadium. The Razorbacks took the ball first and marched right down the field with a couple of third down conversions. Quarterback Sean Foreback...

Curtain call

Curtain call

September 1, 2018

When Tevailance “Tevay” Hunt steps onto the gridiron on Saturday with No. 9 on his back, many eyes from all over the country, especially Texarkana, will be watching. The former Texas High Tiger will be making his debut today as a wide receiver on his new team, the TCU Horned Frogs. Hunt lived...

Caught in the Hawk’s Claw

Caught in the Hawk’s Claw

August 31, 2018

Miscues and mistakes characterized the Tigers loss against the Pflugerville Henderson Hawks in the 2018 season opener. The Tigers received the ball first and were forced to punt. The Hawks then went three-and-out on their next drive but caught a break after they recovered a muffed punt in the end...

Back on the gridiron

Back on the gridiron

August 30, 2018

The Tigers begin their 2018 season in Waxahachie against the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks at 7 p.m. Both teams come into the game with new districts and huge expectations on their shoulders. The Tigers aim to build off of a 7-4 campaign last year that saw them end the season with a hard-fought los...

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