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Wrestling makes state

Wrestling makes state

Kyle Harris, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Seniors Alex Chapa and Chandler Duran, junior Justin Hartkorn and sophomores Matthew Meredith and Christian Mendez have punched their ticket to the state tournament and will travel to Garland on Feb. 13 and 14 to compete. “I wasn’t sure what to expect,” Mendez said. “I went in feeling confident...

Volleyball goes out with bang

Volleyball goes out with bang

Kyle Spencer and Kat Nagiel

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Varsity volleyball ended the season at 19-14, earning their first chance at the playoffs for the first time since 2008. The Lady Bulldogs earned their spot by finishing third in District 13-4A, with Lovejoy, Wylie, and Wylie East earning the other three playoff positions. “It was really exciting...

Boy’s basketball ending successful regular season

Boy’s basketball ending successful regular season

Kyle Harris, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

The boy’s basketball team has once again displayed why they are number one in the district this year by defeating opponents week after week. The bulldogs have set high goals for themselves this basketball season. “Coming into the season we have five goals: winning playoffs, number two being...

Football makes school history

Football makes school history

Leah Jones, Guest Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

For the first time ever, the varsity football team earned the title of district champions. At the beginning of the season, the team walked onto the field with a previous record of 3-4, but by the end of the season, their district record was 5-2, losing only to Sherman and Wylie. “Last year was...

Homecoming week filled with firsts

Shelby Findley and Kathryn Hughes

October 29, 2013


Filed under Headlines/News, Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

  New themes and new pre-game festivities made this year's homecoming a week of firsts. Student council put together a week filled with activities and new and different themes which were quite different from years past. "We had to make the themes relatable to the circus theme that we ...

Cyclist rides for MS

Cyclist rides for MS

Kristofor Horst, Co-Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

A bike ride of 150 miles stands as a daunting task for cyclists, but junior Madison Blumenthal tackled this challenge to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). “It’s more about the fundraising than it was about cycling,” Blumenthal said. Blumenthal signed up for the...

Baseball plans for potential championship title

Baseball plans for potential championship title

Meagan Meredith, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Going into the season, the varsity baseball team knew that they were headed towards success, but they weren’t quite aware that their level of success would be through the roof. For one thing, the team didn’t have any remaining starting varsity pitchers from the previous year. “We were unsure...

Track runs away with district title

Track runs away with district title

Mary Marakarian and Troy Johnson

May 10, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

After winning districts by over 100 points it’s safe to say the boys’ track team had a successful season. “We did good this season. We won a lot of meets,” senior Marc Bresnahan said. The boys had to win the majority of their meets in order to qualify for regionals. The win that established...

Golf drives home trophy

Mary Marakarian, Co-Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

After placing first in districts the boys and girls golf team advanced to regionals. “I’m excited about this season, it’s going very well,” head boy’s coach Gary Hardin said. The boys had not placed first in district since 2003. Hardin attributes the success to vigorous practicing and...

Softball winds down season

Softball winds down season

Kristofor Horst, Co-Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Varsity softball ended a successful season with a record of 16-6 for the season, and 12-2 in the district season, making them second place in the district. “We’ve made 11 straight playoff appearances,” head coach Dan Sedgewick said. The biggest rival for the team was Lovejoy High School....

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