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Junior Armani Griffie dances with her flag during halftime at Tiger Stadium. Color Guard performed alongside the Marching Band at football games during the 2019 season.

Last time, best time

December 6, 2019

Blood, sweat, tears, tears and more tears. Marching season is over, and with the playoffs over, under and upperclassmen cherish their last moments in the stands and on the field. October 26 marks the day that the band lost their chances of making it to state this season. After placing 14th in the p...

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...

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...

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...

Sophomore Alfonso Vargas strikes the ball across the field from the goal box. The Tigers play in Mount Pleasant on Friday, March 9.

Wildcats trounce Tigers

March 7, 2018

The Texas High Tigers boys’ soccer team faced off against Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, March 6. The game began fast, with the ball going back and forth across both sides only to be denied from a net. The Tigers held their defense until 22 minutes left in the first half, when Sulphur Springs scored o...

graphic by Langley Leverett

Mount Pleasant pummels Tigers

February 15, 2018

The Texas Tigers took home a devastating loss in soccer Wednesday night, losing 13-0 to the Mount Pleasant Tigers. The first half of the game started off fast, with Mount Pleasant ready to play right out of the gate. They scored their fist goal three minutes into the game. After that, the Texas Tigers...

Carthage crushes the Tigers

Carthage crushes the Tigers

January 27, 2018

The boys’ varsity soccer team lost 5-2 to Carthage on Friday night. Carthage quickly scored the first goal five minutes into the game. The Tigers held their grounds until 26 minutes left in the first half when Carthage scored its second goal. The Tigers came back quickly, with Alejandro Gonz...

Emptiness is consuming

Emptiness is consuming

December 14, 2017

Emptiness is consuming. The feeling of utter loneliness is powerful when conjoined with fear and loss. Emptiness is blinding. It takes over your thoughts and leaves you trapped in your own head, questioning the things that can’t change. Emptiness blinded her. It took parts of her she was never comm...

Senior catcher Trevor Danley encourages senior pitcher Kip Williams in the first playoff game against Whitehouse on Friday.

End in an inning

May 11, 2016

The dampened spirits could be felt throughout the hallways on the Monday following baseball’s loss to Whitehouse in the first round of playoffs. After a 9-4 win on Friday, the team lost two out of a three game series in a game that was determined in the final inning. After losing the second game with a score of...

Freshman Vicki Willis swings at the ball in the home softball game against Hallsville.

Lady tigers fall to Hallsville

March 24, 2016

The Texas High Lady Tigers were defeated by the Hallsville Bobcats on March 21 with a score of 4-2. The first home run was made by Bobcats junior Hannah Mizell halfway through the first inning. The Lady Tigers answered back with freshman Kaitlyn Cross hitting a homerun for the Tigers, tying the score...

Junior Alejandro Hernandez dribbles the ball past a defender.

Tigers fall to Pine Tree

March 4, 2016

The Texas High Tigers were defeated by the Pine Tree Pirates 4-0 on Tuesday, March 1. The game started with a score from the Pirates with 21 minutes left in the first half and again with 16 minutes left, making the score 2-0. “It wasn’t a good night for the team because we weren’t motivated to get anot...

Senior Roger Moreno dribbles past a defender.

Tigers fall to Wildcats

February 14, 2016

The Texas High boys varsity soccer team was defeated by the Sulphur Springs Wildcats 5-0 on Friday Feb. 12. “I think we played well as a team,” senior Braden Sellers said. “We just weren’t able to fall through on the shots we did take.” The game started out with the Wildcats in the lead ...

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