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Recovery for the goal

Recovery for the goal

May 3, 2019

Mistaking a sore throat for the flu may not be a big deal, but mistaking a double kidney infection with something as small as pulling a muscle may have severe consequences. Hours before a tournament, junior Rebecca Richnow was rushed by her father to the hospital after shaking uncontrollably. Doc...

The not-so-level playing field

The not-so-level playing field

March 25, 2019

The U.S. Women's soccer team is one of the most rivaled soccer teams in the world. They have won three World Cups, four Olympic gold medals and have broken numerous records. So why are these women paid significantly less than the men’s soccer team? The U.S. Women's soccer team felt discriminated against because ...

Going out on top

Going out on top

March 19, 2019

On March 11, the Lady Tigers defeated Sulphur Springs 1-0. This was the team’s last home game of the season and was also senior night.  The team felt they had been struggling to play their best the past few games. This performance altered the game. “This game we really were on it,” senior Sar...

Lions succumb to Lady Tigers

Lions succumb to Lady Tigers

February 28, 2019

The girls' varsity soccer team won their game against the Greenville Lions with a score of 3-2 on Feb. 26 at Tiger Stadium. This was their last game before the restart of district. “I think this was a really good game for us to start to come together,” senior Sarah Rogers said. “We’re abo...

Off the pitch

Off the pitch

January 6, 2019

Q. How does the team look to focus after a rough season last year? A. We got a new coach this season, so our focus has shifted more toward defense this year. That’s what really killed us last year, so that’s what we need focus on. Q. You have grown a lot as a player over the years. What woul...

Kicking it indoors

Kicking it indoors

December 4, 2018

The rain continues to pour down overhead. The seemingly optimistic weekend has turned into a dreary morning with the hope of playing soccer washed away into the drainage ditches. Rain and weather conditions have long been the bane of many outside sports. The unpredictability of the weather has l...

Drawdown for the goal

Drawdown for the goal

November 13, 2018

The Lady Tigers soccer team organized a drawdown fundraiser and banquet on Nov. 6. “We have two traveling tournaments, so the money will be used to help cover the expenses of our hotels and our food,” said coach Hillary Fowler-Cloud. “Obviously we play in the colder months so [the money] will help get...

5aside soccer facility

November 11, 2018

Uniting cultures one goal at a time

Uniting cultures one goal at a time

August 20, 2018

“Goal!” My cousin, Erich Hüter, was elated. His bright, blue eyes glittered. Not a soul in the cozy Hüter household in Frankfurt, Hessen could deny the anxious rhythm of his pitter-patter breath. My grandfather poked his thinning, cotton ball head into the room for a rare break from his daily maintena...

Wildcats trounce Tigers

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...

Lady Tigers shut out the Pirates

Lady Tigers shut out the Pirates

February 27, 2018

The girls' soccer team opposed the Pine Tree Pirates on Friday, Feb. 23 with the Lady Tigers delivering a 1-0 victory. The first half of the game was filled with several opportunities to score for both teams. Texas High attempted several goals that were either blocked or missed. The same occurred fo...

Tigers defeat the Lions

Tigers defeat the Lions

February 17, 2018

The Texas High School varsity girls’ soccer team played against the Greenville Lions on Friday, Feb. 16. The first half was dominated by Texas High, with the ball staying on the Greenville side almost the entire time. The Tigers missed out on several goals early on, with one ball knocking off the c...

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