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To work or to play

February 25, 2020

The rush of stepping on the field is exhilarating. Each goal makes her feel like she is floating. Her team congratulates her. Nothing compares to the euphoria of a game, so when junior Chloe Pate had to choose between working and soccer, her mind was split.  Pate, who takes all AP, DC and PreAP classes...

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New faces, new success

January 28, 2020

After multiple not-so-successful years, two new coaching positions have been filled and many new winning trophies have been received. As a new addition for the lady tigers, Hillary Cloud assumes the position of head coach for the girls varsity team after being a personal trainer and coach of women...

Taking care of unfinished business

Taking care of unfinished business

December 20, 2019

The Lady Tigers held their annual tryouts for the varsity and junior varsity soccer teams during the week of Dec. 2. For the entire semester, the girls have been working hard in hopes of making the team. For some, it brought utter triumph. For others, it brought heartbreak. Some are back for another year ...

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 ...

Traveling across the soccer field, sophomore Megan Dineen dribbles down the sideline. The Lady Tigers played against Sulphur Springs.

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...

Sophomore Janie Rounds goes after the soccer ball. The girls soccer team played against the Greenville Lions.

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...

Senior John Powell goes up to win a ball against a Marshall defender in a district match. Powell looks to be a leader for the team in his final season at the helm.

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...

Local soccer players try out new indoor soccer field. 5aside is the first public, indoor soccer field in Texarkana.

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...

Soccer held a fundraiser to help pay for traveling expenses throughout this season. Tickets were sold for $100 each.

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...

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