Tiger Times

Junior Cathryn Payne swims butterfly in the 200 individual medley.

Tigersharks victorious at regionals

February 7, 2016

The Tigersharks completed their regional competition in Lewisville on Saturday. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams won first place overall, making this year the eighteenth consecutive win for the boys and the seventh consecutive win for the girls. Swim prelims and the diving competition were held on Friday....

New kid on the court

January 21, 2016

I recently got the opportunity to learn to play tennis with the Texas High tennis team. I, being as stupid as I am, told myself that tennis could not be that hard. All I had to do was get out on the court and swing a racket at some balls. Easy, right? I don't think anyone in the history of the world has...

Freshman Dylan Rosser swims butterfly during the Frisco TISCA meet. Both the Tigersharks and the Lady Tigersharks won fourth place.

Tigersharks take TISCA

December 13, 2015

The Tigersharks boys and girls teams both placed fourth out of the 55 teams represented in the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association meet on Dec. 11 and 12 held in Frisco, Texas. The Lady Tigersharks received 170.5 points and the boys received 209 points, placing them both in the top...

Diving into Texas

Diving into Texas

October 14, 2015

She adjusts her goggles as she surveys the unfamiliar faces around her. A new city, a new pool, a new practice. Her new teammates all look the same with their hair tucked away in their caps. They crowd her, each wanting the chance to talk to the new girl. Now, only a few months later, junior Ohemaa Bar...

Coach Eric Vogan explains a drill to swimmers during after school practice.

Season to go swimmingly under new head coach

September 28, 2015

"Go! Go! Faster!” coach Eric Vogan screams as the smell of chlorine surrounds him. With a clipboard in one hand and a stopwatch in the other, he yells at the swimmers, “Push it!” wanting nothing more than to see the kids win. After former swim coach Carl Auel announced his resignation Aug....

Coach Carl Auel demonstrates freestyle for the team. Auel announced his resignation on Aug. 21. File Photo

Head swim coach leaves Tigersharks

August 24, 2015

Twelve swim seasons have come and gone at Texas High School for veteran swim coach Carl Auel. Throughout his career, Auel has led the Tigersharks to win many district and regional titles as well as producing multiple state champion swimmers. However, his time with the Tigersharks has come to an end....

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