Girls Varsity Soccer Wins 1-0 vs Denton Guyer

Girls Varsity Soccer Wins 1-0 vs Denton Guyer

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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Behind a late-game goal from junior forward Tessa Elizondo, the girls varsity soccer team defeated Denton Guyer with a score 1-0 in a home conference game on Feb. 15 at Clark Stadium. “Everybody had a hand in that win,” Balogh said. “It was such a battle and I’m so proud of them for their eff...

Wrestling Team Competes to Own the Mat

Leah Martineau, Editor

February 9, 2017


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Tension runs high while the wrestlers are at a stalemate in the third period. Sweat dripping down their faces, muscles shaking from the past two periods and their teammates motivating them to pin the other guy down. There is a fight to stay off your back that requires technique and grace; a workout fille...

Patriots Win Super Bowl

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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On Sunday, Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, the New England Patriots of the American Football Conference (AFC) were crowned National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl LI champions, defeating the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football Conference (NFC) 34-28. Led by superstar quarterback Tom Brady...

Girls Shoot to Win

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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With girls basketball looking to win a ninth consecutive District title and advance to State, members of the team and the students are looking forward to the rest of the season and the many possibilities it might bring. Senior Gina Riedell wants to finish the season strong and take advantage of the...

Art of Archery Aims For Success

Michael de Silva, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


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Sports of all kinds have a place at the school, from football to golf. However, senior Shabeeh Rizvi wanted to share his passion for a more uncommon sport, archery. He decided to take a shot at it, and thus, a new club, Art of Archery made its debut. “The idea just hit me one night,” Rizvi said....

Cubs Bear a Big Victory

Shriya Senguttuvan, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


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The Major League Baseball World Series ended on Nov. 1, crowning the Chicago Cubs as champions. Although any team would have been ecstatic being named victors of the league, there is a little more sentiment behind this victory for Cubs fans. This sentimental feeling is prevalent, since the last time...

Tennis Wins State

Tennis Wins State

Gina Quatrino and Chloe Oani

December 8, 2016


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On Nov. 3, the school’s tennis team won the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Class 6A State Championship at Texas A&M University in College Station. Led by Head Coach Morgen Walker and Assistant Coach Mike Bischoff, the team rallied to defeat Houston Memorial High School in team play by...

Kickin’ It with the Royales

Kickin’ It with the Royales

Elizabeth Price, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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Although dance may not be the first thing you think of when you hear the word “sport,” the dedication and hours of work the Royales put into dance rivals that of any conventional sport. “We dance two to three hours every single day,” junior lieutenant Lexi Anderson said. “Some weeks we have...

Swimming Wolves Starting Off Strong

Swimming Wolves Starting Off Strong

Mellica Askari, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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The swim team has returned motivated and prepared for another year of leading the pack with pride. After a successful meet on Oct. 13th earning a majority of the roster individual awards, junior Raj Likhari knows what teamwork means to reach each other's goals. “Something I learned from being on...

The Art of Table Tennis

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


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Two players clutch hard rubber paddles, their eyes focused on the small white ball bouncing across the table between them. Their pulse quickens as they leap around their respective sides, struggling to send the ball flying in the opposite direction. They scorn the name “ping pong” because it is too...

Golf Team Up to Par, Ready to Take the Next Swing

Golf Team Up to Par, Ready to Take the Next Swing

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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With boys varsity capturing a State title last spring, expectations are high for the golf team this year. Head Coach Rick Hardison has high expectations as well and looks forward to watching how well they handle the pressure they will receive to repeat last season's success. “We have many goals...

Kick-off, Drive, TD, Repeat

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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With the start of the new school year, fall sports are back in action with the varsity and junior varsity football teams getting their respective seasons underway and are looking forward to competing against some of the best teams in the state of Texas. The junior varsity team knocked out John Tyler...

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