Tiger Times

A shot for fame

A shot for fame

December 14, 2018

It was a sunny afternoon at Royal St. George’s Golf club, where thousands of enthused spectators crowded around two lone figures. Bernhard Langer, clad in all white, watched in serene silence as his opponent stepped up to the green. Tall, slender, and wreathed in a conspicuous red pullover, Bill Rogers earne...

Shooting for the big leagues

Shooting for the big leagues

November 30, 2018

Sophomore Graci Henard has only been on the golf team for two years, but she has been playing since she was only six years old. “I played multiple sports when I was a little girl, and I just gravitated toward golf,” Henard said. “My dad played golf, so that also had a little bit of influenc...

Rocky conditions in Rockwall

Rocky conditions in Rockwall

February 12, 2018

The boys golf team kicked off their spring season debut in Rockwall at Rockwall Golf and Athletic Club on Feb. 9-10. The weather tested each player in the tournament. The first day consisted of 30 mph gusts of wind that influenced every shot that was hit. Senior Matt Prieskorn led the team with a 76 ...

Golf competes in Tiger Classic

Golf competes in Tiger Classic

October 17, 2017

The golf team competed in the Tiger Classic tournament Oct. 13-14 at Texarkana Country Club. The tournament consisted of 16 of some of the top teams in Texas, including Highland Park and Southlake Carroll. The Tigers finished 12th out of the 16 teams, with Highland Park taking home the team titl...

Tigers’ performance under par in tournament

Tigers’ performance under par in tournament

October 6, 2016

Walking onto the green fields of the Tiger Classic golf tournament, the boys golf varsity team hope to do well and exceed last year's tournament, which they placed fifth in. The tournament took place on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. There were a total of 15 teams that competed in the tournament, and with tea...

Nine athletes sign letters of intent

Nine athletes sign letters of intent

February 12, 2016

Signing day proved to be a kink in the daily routine of senior athletes across America. Yes they would wake up to attack the day, but this day was different for them. Instead of preparing for a day of workouts and hard work, some athletes slipped on gear from the college of their choice and prepared to...

It fits him to a tee

It fits him to a tee

November 24, 2015

He begins to line up an important putt, the one that could determine whether or not he goes to the college of his dreams. Everything is resting on this one shot. Sophomore Matt Prieskorn is ranked second on the Texas High varsity golf team, which is a large accomplishment especially for an underclas...

Jones committed to Oral Roberts University

Jones committed to Oral Roberts University

November 11, 2015

For many athletes at the school, playing Division 1 sports is a dream. For senior golfer Grayson Jones, that dream became a reality when he announced through his Instagram that he will play golf for Oral Roberts University next year. Jones’ decision came as an epiphany after much thought and deb...

Face of the game- Grayson Jones

Face of the game- Grayson Jones

October 29, 2015

He enters the key to  the door to a metal building tucked in the wood line adjacent to the Texarkana Regional airport. Lights flicker and the day has begun. Arrive, collect enough range balls to suffice the work ahead, and begin perfecting the craft of a golf swing built from the age of two. Welcome to...

Boys golf places 5th at Tiger Classic

Boys golf places 5th at Tiger Classic

October 13, 2015

Coming off of a playoff victory from last year, the Tiger boys golf team looked for a repeat this year but fell short at the Tiger Classic on Friday and Saturday. Being held at Texarkana Country Club with fresh renovated greens, the course was in prime conditions for playing. With 16 teams in the...

A sixth sense

A sixth sense

May 5, 2015

The girls golf team traveled to Austin, Texas, on April 27 and 28 to compete for the state championship in the 5A division. The team competed at the Lost Pines Resort for their third time in the state finals and finished in sixth place with a score of 685 over the two days. The girls finished their first...

Boys golf swings to state

Boys golf swings to state

April 27, 2015

The Boys Golf Team will be competing for the state championship in Austin, Texas on April 27 and 28. They will be playing at the Lost Pines Resort on their second trip to the state tournament. “I’ve heard it’s a pretty tough course. I heard it’s a challenge, especially if there’s any wind,”...

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