Tiger Times

Senior Owen Likins competes in a cross country meet in Lindale, Texas. Likins later qualified for the UIL 5A State Championship.

Run, Likins, run

November 21, 2019

Running can be described in many ways, depending on who is asked. For some, running is described as the devil’s workout. For others, it is a necessary evil. For one Texas High School runner, it is his favorite thing to do, and it is obvious as he goes on to compete against the fastest high school runners...

Junior Owen Linkins places six in UIL 5A Region 2 Championship. He will advance to State.

Speeding to state

October 26, 2018

Junior Owen Likins advanced to the state cross country meet after placing sixth in the UIL 5A Region 2 Championship on Oct. 22. Likins ran the race with a time of 15:37 allowing him to place sixth out of 183 runners in the meet. “Regionals was real exciting. It was a big race and really compe...

Judge Bill Davis speaks about the judiciary system during Hunter Davis' government class.

Jury of our peers

September 28, 2018

Judge Bill Miller came to Texas High on Tuesday to talk to Hunter Davis’ A3 Government AP class period. Davis’ third period class is studying the three branches of government. Davis brought in judge Miller to talk more about the judicial branch and his field of work. Bill Miller is the father o...

photo from TASC website

Deep in the heart of student council

November 28, 2017

The Texas Association of Student Councils has the largest non-profit student led conference in the world. This year, Texas High will be the host for over 5,000 students and teachers from all over the state of Texas. From Nov. 10-11, the mid-level conference was held in San Marcos with around 500 att...

Long time coming

Long time coming

April 21, 2016

The students sit at the edge of their seats, anticipating who will be the Texas Association of Student Councils State Advisor of the year. The Texas High members slowly pull out their phones to video their advisor’s reaction. The audience is silent before erupting into cheers for Mrs. Susan Waldrep. ...

Senior Luke Calhoon swims freestyle in the 200 individual medley. Calhoon placed 16th at State.

Tigersharks successful at State

February 22, 2016

The Tigersharks left Feb. 18 to attend the State 5A swim and dive championships in Austin, Texas. Seniors Luke Calhoon and Dylan Gray competed in individual events this past weekend, Calhoon placed 16th in the 200 meter individual medley, while Gray placed 13th in the 100 meter breaststroke. “I...

Coach Anne Tarwater consults with senior Aubree Cramer and junior Ali Richter during their doubles match.

Tigers defeated at state tennis tournament

November 12, 2015

COLLEGE STATION -- Twenty teammates, eight courts, and an unlimited amount of tennis balls are some of the statistics that lined Wednesday’s activities. However, the only number that mattered to the Tigers was 10. Ten match points and the state finals would be reached. Beginning with a delay shor...

Set on state

November 9, 2015

Teeth clenched. Sweat dripping. All of your hopes resting on a single match. This was the case for the the Tiger tennis team at their UIL Team Tennis Regional Competition on Oct. 30-31 in Rockwall. Although unseeded and just recently losing to Longview High School for the district title, the team went i...

Junior Ronnie Ellis plays saxophone at the Sulphur Springs halftime performance.

Tooting their own horn

October 20, 2015

On Oct. 13, the Texas High Marching band traveled to Mount Pleasant to compete in the Region IV UIL Marching Competition with many other bands from surrounding areas. The band received a superior rating on their 2015 show, “A Nu World,” and will head to Mesquite, Texas to compete in the Area M...

Lone star state of mind

Lone star state of mind

Story by Alex Heo, sports editor

August 24, 2015

The thundering band marches into the auditorium. Students from all across the state of Texas rise from their seats as the Star-Spangled Banner enters from the right, receiving the attention and respect of everyone in the room. To the average person, the flag represents the United States of America, but...

Hannah Brantley lines up her putt.

A sixth sense

May 5, 2015

The girls golf team traveled to Austin, Texas, on April 27 and 28 to compete for the state championship in the 5A division. The team competed at the Lost Pines Resort for their third time in the state finals and finished in sixth place with a score of 685 over the two days. The girls finished their first...

Junior Grayson Jones competes in District Tournament.

Boys golf swings to state

April 27, 2015

The Boys Golf Team will be competing for the state championship in Austin, Texas on April 27 and 28. They will be playing at the Lost Pines Resort on their second trip to the state tournament. “I’ve heard it’s a pretty tough course. I heard it’s a challenge, especially if there’s any wind,”...

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