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Tiger Times

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Tiger Times

Senior Jayla Henderson settles into her blocks as she would before running her race. Henderson is returning from her third ACL tear to compete.

Back in the blocks

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

As spring approaches, track season gears up to start a new season. The Texas High track teams are preparing to start another successful year in 2024.  Throughout the off-season, the Tigers...

Senior Grace Wilson returns the ball with a forehand swing in a district match against Pine Tree Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. The Tigers finished second overall in district and lost in the Area round of playoffs.

Corsicana Tigers devour Texas Tigers

Story by Luis Aguilar, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

The Texas High Tigers finished second in District, having a 4-1 District record this year. The Tigers played against Corsicana in the Area round of Playoffs, but they received a taste of their own medicine,...

Junior defensive back, Alex Jones dives for the tackle on the Marshall Mavericks. The Tigers played the Mavericks away on Oct. 13, 2023.

District rivalry win

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor October 15, 2023

The Mavericks started off strong early, forcing and recovering a fumble by the Tigers with 9:36 left in the first quarter.  After the Texas defense came up with a stop, the Mavericks attempted a field...

Freshman Gracie Gibbs stands in to be honored for her hard word and dedication over the cross country season.

Face of the Game – Gracie Gibbs

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor October 13, 2023

The alarm blares at 5 a.m., marking the start of the day for Texas High’s early-rising cross-country runners. She laces her running shoes and prepares for another long, taxing practice. Freshman Gracie...

Sophomore running back Tradarian Ball escapes defender in Homecoming game against Mount Pleasant Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. The Tigers brought home the win with a final score of 58-29, moving their district record to 2-0.

Hoco win

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor October 1, 2023

The Texas Tigers topped the Mount Pleasant Tigers on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023, with a final score of 58-29. The Texas offense started off strong in the opening of the first quarter, converting first downs...

Leaping over the Benton defense, Sophomore running back, Tradarian Ball sprints for the end zone. The Texas Tigers smushed the Benton Tigers with a score of 62-14.

Benton blowout

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor September 8, 2023

 The Texas Tigers demolished the Tigers of Benton in a blowout victory 62-14 on Sept. 8, 2023.  The Benton Tigers came out early and scored within the first few minutes on a touchdown pass to take...

Hampton runs through a Hallsville defense in a game during his senior year. To this day, Hampton still holds records he set in place during his time here as a Tiger.

Refilling the glass

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor September 7, 2023

The best thing a coach could ask for is an athlete who will give their all, day in and day out - an athlete that is willing to do whatever they can do to help their team win. Texas High graduate Quan Hampton...

Junior quarterback, David Potter, weaves between defensive obstacles put on by the Frisco Lone Star Rangers. The Tigers squeezed out a victory over the Rangers with a score of 48-40.

Dulling the stars

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor August 25, 2023

The Texas High Tigers battled their season opener against the Frisco Lone Star Rangers on Aug 24, 2023. The Tiger offense and defense both prevailed, resulting in a win for their first game back at Grim. “I...

Junior quarterback David Potter launches a ball during their first practice of the week. The Tigers will take on the state ranked Rangers of Lone Star in their season opener Thursday, Aug 24, 2023.

Back at Grim

Story by Kailyn Willimas, Sports Editor August 23, 2023

When the final buzzer sounded in AT&T Stadium for last year’s season opener, the Tigers walked away with their first loss of the year against the Lone Star Rangers. This year, on their home turf,...

Senior TJ Gray, juniors David Potter and Julius George stand in to be honored as footballs off-season Faces of the Game.

Off-season football

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor August 17, 2023

All athletes live for the big moments: the game-winning touchdown, the buzzer-beating shot, or maybe a diving catch.  They strive for success under the lights in front of the screaming crowds, but...

Keith Schutte (right) sits on alongside the Tiger baseball field with Al Hannah (left). Schutte acted as the Voice of the Tigers for twelve years as of 2023 before passing.

Voice of the Tigers

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

If you ever came upon the chance to experience Friday nights at Tiger Park at Grim Stadium or watched a Texas High baseball game, then you got the chance to experience the Voice of the Tigers, Keith Schutte.  Sadly,...

Freshman Sydney Woods delivers a pitch in district match against Tyler High Friday, Mar. 10, 2023. The Tigers finished with a final district record of 5-9.

Face of the Game – Sydney Woods

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor May 10, 2023

When she walks onto the field, nothing else matters. The world outside the fence fades into the background, and all that's left is the dirt, the chalk and a bright yellow ball. “When I step out onto...

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