Tiger Times

Senior quarterback Brayson McHenry protects the ball as Crosby defenders rush his position. The Cougars limited the Tigers offense a single touchdown in the 5A Division II Quarterfinal game held at Lufkins Abe Martin Stadium on Dec. 3, 2021.

One final ride

Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor December 6, 2021

The Texas Tigers were defeated 14-7 by the Crosby Cougars in the State Quarterfinals. This is the Tigers first loss since losing to the Cougars a year ago in the second round of the playoffs. The defense...

Texas High football players run through the Tiger T before their Bi-District playoff game against Houston Fulshear. The Tigers held off playoff opponents the past three week and play the Crosby Cougars in the quarterfinal round at Lufkins Abe Martin Stadium on Friday Dec. 3, 2021.

Revenge tour

Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

The Tigers (12-0) head back to Lufkin for the second time this post season to face off against the Crosby Cougars (11-2) in the fourth round of the 5A Division II playoffs. The game is set for 7:30 p.m....

The Texas High defense holds the Port Neches - Groves Indians to only on score in the first half of the Regional Championship games on Nov. 26, 2021. The teams traveled to Natchitoches, LA and played at Northwestern Louisiana University.

Tigers Claw past Indians

Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor November 27, 2021

The Texas Tigers defeated the Port Neches - Groves Indians in round three of the playoffs. This win was in part to a stellar run performance and another shutdown defensive performance. The Tigers came...

Texas Highs defense stops the Texas City passing and running game in the second round playoff game. The Tigers held the Stingarees scoreless while putting 31 points on the scoreboard.

Tigers send Stingarees back to the coast

Story by Braden McKinnon, Sports Editor November 20, 2021

The Texas High Tigers dominated the Texas City Stingarees 31-0 in the second round of the playoffs Friday in Lufkin. This win was completed by an efficient Tiger offense and shutdown defense. The game...

Braylon Stewart drags a Houston Fulshear player towards the end zone in the first playoff game of the 2021 football season. Stewart rushed for four touchdowns against the Chargers.

On to the second round

Story by Samuel Cody, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Texas High Tigers (11-0) take on the (11-1) Texas City Stingrays in Lufkin at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The last time the Tigers were in Lufkin they upset the No. 5 ranked Lufkin Panthers. The team's focus...

Crosby runningback Reggie Branch attempts to evade Texas Highs Clayton Smith and Derrick Brown last Friday night during the second round of the 2020 playoffs. The Tigers battled the Cougars at Lumberjack Stadium on the campus of Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogodches, Texas.

Cougars end Tigers’ win streak, season

Story by Braden McKinnon, staff writer December 22, 2020

An unstoppable offense from the Crosby Cougar’s proved to be the nail in the coffin for the Tigers’ 2020 season. After fighting hard, earning almost 550 offensive yards, a comeback was out of reach...

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

Story by Doug Kyles and Molly Kyles 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...

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

Story by Caden Rainwater and Anna Grace Jones 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...

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

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor 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...

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

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor 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...

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

Story by Caden Rainwater, sports editor 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...

Texas High School finishes their 2017 season with a loss to Highland Park in the first round of the playoffs. The Tigers rallied late in the game and had momentum, but it was not enough to beat the clock.

The Scots kilt the Tigers

Story by Connor Brooks and Anna Grace Jones November 19, 2017

The Texas High Tigers opposed the Highland Park Scots Nov. 18 for their first 5A district game at the Ford Center at The Star in Dallas. The Scots were undefeated in their district and the defending state...

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