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The never-ending world of sports

The never-ending world of sports

April 6, 2020

In the world of sports, everybody is familiar with football, baseball and basketball, but there is more to the world of sports than what is being shown on TV. While many enjoy participating in traditional sports, some people get bored of them, which is why they are using their creativity to create enti...

Matters of the heart

Matters of the heart

February 13, 2020

It can hit anytime. It can hit in the first minute of practice. It can hit at the first play of the game. It can hit going into the locker room. It can hit away from the school, away from the field or court when there’s nobody there to respond. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is an electrical malfunct...

Big name for a big season

Big name for a big season

November 21, 2019

Texas High’s golf team has undergone a switch in procedure targeted to improving players on and off the course. Both the boys and girls tend to settle into a routine of hitting the range and playing the tees. However, a new year and new coach have brought about an abrupt change for the program. A change that starts with a 6 a.m. wake up call. This semester...

Playoffs or bust

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 ...

Behind the scene team

Behind the scene team

October 31, 2019

On the sideline at every game. Waiting to give players water. The first ones on the field when a player gets hurt. These people are our sports medicine students and athletic trainers.  Sports medicine is one of many beneficial classes for people who want a future in the medical field. Students that a...

A numbers game

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...

Serve, swing, win

Serve, swing, win

September 27, 2019

A slump in sports is essentially a dry spell or drought used to define a player or team’s deterioration during their career. This troubling "spell" in sports happens to players and teams ranging from every level of every sport. Most athletes are far too accustomed with the idea of being in a slump, e...

Early Woes

Early Woes

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29th, the Tigers traveled to Waxahachie to face the Pflugerville Hendrickson Hawks to open up the season. In the end, the Tigers were overcome with a score of 7-21, an improvement over last year’s 7-56 blowout.  The entire first half was filled with both teams going back and ...

The dog days of summer

The dog days of summer

May 24, 2018

TISD will host various summer camps and programs for a wide range of students. There are opportunities for high school students to learn, expand their thinking and assist teachers in the programs for younger students. “High school students who want to be involved in the camps, but are in the upper gra...

Strengthening dedication

Strengthening dedication

May 23, 2018

Inhale, exhale. Sweat beads down his head and he pushes forward, never pausing to take a break. With every swing and kick adrenaline pulsates through his body as his muscles tighten rapidly. Each motivational thought surfaces to his mind and powers his unstoppable endurance. Senior Brendan Jackson has ...

What are the best workouts in sports?

What are the best workouts in sports?

February 15, 2018

In the realm of athletics, there’s always a variety of ways athletes prepare. Whether it’s strength training, running or other forms of exercise, different workouts are useful for each individual sport. Here are some of the best workouts each athlete in a sport prefers to practice. In basketball,...

Carthage crushes the Tigers

Carthage crushes the Tigers

January 27, 2018

The boys’ varsity soccer team lost 5-2 to Carthage on Friday night. Carthage quickly scored the first goal five minutes into the game. The Tigers held their grounds until 26 minutes left in the first half when Carthage scored its second goal. The Tigers came back quickly, with Alejandro Gonz...

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