Tiger Times

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...

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

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 the field with a different look. They walked off the field with smiles on their faces, helmets raised ...

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

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 Tigers, bouncing back from their 0-3 start in district play, hold their helmets higher than ever ...

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

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 make the playoffs last year, breaking a streak that has lasted for over a decade. This year, after ...

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 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

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 championship title holders. The Tigers were 5-1 through district play. The final score was 56-49...

Same goal, different season

Same goal, different season

November 17, 2017

A season marked by explosive plays and exciting victories. A season marked by tragedy and loss. A season full of inspiration and hope. The Texas High Tigers, despite a rough start to the season, are riding high as winners of five straight heading in the postseason. They begin their playoff march in ...

Basketball season finishes at playoffs

Basketball season finishes at playoffs

March 6, 2015

As basketball season is coming to a close, that only means one thing, state playoffs. Both the boys and girls teams made a hard fought effort while they were in the playoffs but unfortunately all good things must come to an end, resulting in both teams coming short of winning the state championship. “The...

After losing to Mabank, 1-2, in overtime, senior Riley Rogers hugs her teammate, senior Natalie Copeland, before exiting the field.

Family in every sense of the word; season ends

April 6, 2013

The Lady Tiger's record-breaking soccer season came to an end in Friday night's game against Mabank at Lobo Stadium in Longview. Senior Rachel Lassitter scored the only goal of the night after a final defeat of 2-1 in a double overtime. "When I scored that first goal it felt amazing," Lassitter said. "...

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