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Senior varsity captain Nealy Kate Anderson holds up a sign at a Texas High pep rally. Nealy was honored as the cheer Face of the Game.

Face of the Game – Nealy Kate Anderson

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor January 19, 2024

Boarding another charter bus, coming home from another Tiger football win, the cheer bus is electric. Right in the middle of it all, senior captain of the varsity cheer team, Nealy Kate Anderson, leads...

Junior Justin Brown drives the paint in a pre-season practice scrimmage. Brown was selected to be recognized as the 2023-2024 basketball pre-season Face of the Game.

Face of the Game – Justin Brown

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor January 12, 2024

Most athletes live for the big moments: the screaming crowd and excited fans, the shining lights and packed-out gyms. They want the spotlight. However, the athletes that coaches dream of having on their...

Senior Mally Lumpkin smiles as she goes to the service line in a pre-season game against Sulphur Springs Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. Lumpkin was selected to be recognized as the 2023-2024 volleyball Face of the Game.

Face of the Game – Mally Lumpkin

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor December 1, 2023

Sliding on her knee pads and braiding her hair, senior Mally Lumpkin walks onto the court for another volleyball game, no different than the past ten years of her life.  Beginning in the third grade...

Junior Tre Ellis slashes through defenders in practice Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023. The Tigers are going into the new season with a brand new head coach, Eric Cross.

New beginnings

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor November 22, 2023

Lacing his court shoes, junior Alex Orr walks into practice as he would any day during any basketball season. Only this time, he is met by a new face.  Eric Cross took over the Texas High basketball...

Senior wide receiver TJ Gray cheers triumphantly after the Texas High Tigers scratched off a victory against the Mansfield Summit Jaguars. The Tigers beat the Jaguars 17-14 and advanced to round three of the playoffs.

Reaching the Summit

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor November 18, 2023

The Tigers scraped by the Mansfield Summit Jaguars Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, in round two of the UIL state playoffs in Sulphur Springs. The Tigers came out of the gates rough early offensively, with junior...

The Texas High Varsity football team holds the Bi-Distict Championship trophy after defeating the Terrell Tigers on Nov. 10, 2023. The Tigers face Mansfield Summit in Sulphur Springs, Texas on Friday, Nov. 17, 2023

Protect the house

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor November 11, 2023

The Texas Tigers completed their quest for revenge on the Terrell Tigers in round one of the playoffs after taking the victory 51-28 Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. Texas struck first in the first quarter after...

The Lady Tigers played the Lady Hawks of Pleasant Grove Friday, Oct. 23, 2023. The rivalry match was closed to all spectators.

Silent night

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor October 27, 2023

The crowd roars as the Tigers put the ball down for a kill against their cross-town rivals, the Pleasant Grove Hawks. With a packed-out Tiger Center, Texas took the victory with a score of 3-1 Aug. 23,...

Senior Adam McCarter swings his racket in home match against Pine Tree Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. The Tigers defeated the Pirates with a score of 22-0.

Tiger tennis on a hot streak

Story by Luis Aguilar, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

As district play comes to an end next week, the Tiger varsity team took on Pine Tree at the Texas High courts on Tuesday. The team has an overall record of 8-4 so far this year.  Texas High Tennis...

Sophomore Kam Wrightner escapes pocket in first district game against Hallsville Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. The Tigers took the win 42-7, making their district record 1-0.

Tigers best the Bobcats

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

The Tigers defeated the Hallsville Bobcats in their district opener with a score of 42-7 Friday, Sept. 22, 2023. The Bobcats started off with two long completed passes to move them downfield early in...

Senior Zain Suelzer finishes a shot in rivalry match against Pleasant Grove.

Hometown tennis rivalry

Story by Luis Armado Aguilar, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

One of Texas High's biggest rivals in tennis are the Pleasant Grove Hawks. Although Pleasant Grove is classified in a 4A district, it is well known for its good tennis program in Texarkana. Despite both...

Junior Carlyn Clack stands in to be honored for her performance and attitude over the summer and pre-season. Clack plays a key role for the Lady Tigers as libero.

Face of the Game – Carlyn Clack

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor September 7, 2023

Coaches look for athletes who they know will give their all, no matter the day or how they might be feeling. They want someone who will lead the team daily, without having to be asked or prompted to do...

The Oklahoma Sooners hoist the NCAA Womens College World Series Trophy as crimson confetti rains down. This marked the Sooners third consecutive national title, and the sixth in the ten years.

Natty Patty

Story by Kailyn Williams, Sports Editor June 9, 2023

The Oklahoma Sooners drug their season-long domination into the Women’s College World Series, as they capped off the winningest season in softball history with a record of 61-1, clutching their third...

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