Tiger Times

Graci Henard, Janie Rounds and Owen Likins are among the many seniors who were unable to complete their season.  However, they've continued to practice and stay hard at work.

After hours

June 4, 2020

They've waited the entire year to play the game they love. Whether it was beating the school record, competing with their friends, or even dedicating a season to their past coach, it's safe to say no one saw the ending of the 2020 school year coming so soon. Due to COVID-19, many high school students...

Damon Goddard evaluates junior Graci Henard on her range of motion. The golf team began training with Goddard this fall.

Big name for a big season

November 21, 2019

Texas High’s golf team has undergone a switch in procedure targeted to improving players on and off the course. Both the boys and girls tend to settle into a routine of hitting the range and playing the tees. However, a new year and new coach have brought about an abrupt change for the program. A change that starts with a 6 a.m. wake up call. This semester...

New golf coach Ryan Huntze demonstrates proper stance. Huntze previously worked as Clubhouse Manager for Northridge Country Club.

A new direction

September 27, 2019

The golf team has a lot to look forward to this season. They’ve got the talent, the drive and a new indoor facility that should be completed in December. But they also have a lot to overcome. In June, they found themselves needing a new coach and filling a void left from the death of Coach Jay Bre...

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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...

Sophomore Gracie Henard swings her golf club. Colleges noticed Henard's abilities and potential.

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...

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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...

Junior Matt Prieskorn chips his ball out of a sand trap during the Tiger Classic golf tournament. The tournament took place on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

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...

Matt Prieskorn swings his club at the Tiger Classic golf tournament. Prieskorn won the tournament with scores of 70 and 75.

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...

Senior Grayson Jones prepares to sign to Oral Roberts University. Jones will be playing Division 1 golf with ORU starting next fall.

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...

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