Myers Tackles his Last Rugby Season

Kayla Smith, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Undefeated on the rugby field, Senior Matthew Myers prepares for his journey to state with The Woodlands Area Rugby Team and the hard work that comes with it. Never giving up on what he loves, he sets his goals high for his last year on the team. “This is my last season before I leave the...

Q&A with Girls State Relay Swimmers

Brooke Cotten, News & Feature Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

After many months of tiring meets and practices, two girls swim relay teams qualified to swim in the state meet. This was an amazing opportunity for them to prove that their hard work had worked in their favor. _____________________________________________ Emily Henson- 12th grade Q:Which relays...

Cheerleaders Crowned National Game Day Champs

Daisy Cooley, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The cheerleaders tumbled their way to first place at the UCA High School Nationals in Walt Disney World and returned home as National Champions, bringing them closer as both a team and a family. “The title we won was National Champs in the Game Day division, at the National level with high schools...

Hoherz Heads to Iowa State for Diving

Lily Martinez, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Senior Anton Hoherz will fulfil his dream of attending a college who recognizes his hard work this fall at Iowa State University fdue to = his individual performance as a talented diver. “I always loved being in the water, and when I saw divers dive while I was swimming, I really wanted...

Tennis Preps For Spring Season

Torie Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

Withthe tennis Spring season in full swing, Tennis Coach Daniel Womack is preping the team to do their best in districts and matches after coaching for almost two decades. “I’ve been playing for 27 years, and coaching for about 14. Helping people get to places they never thought they would...

Stuard Commits to University of Houston

Emma Stanley, Senior Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

With lots of hard work, sweat, and tears, Senior Varsity Football Player Grant Stuard has finally has commited to the University of Houston. Stuard has been looking forward to this his whole life, and is finally ready to now move onto this next chapter in his life. “I made the decision...

Girls and Boys Track Season Takes Off

Lauren Kowis, News and Feature Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

With Spring just around the corner and track season starting up again, Seniors Rachel Woods and Alanna Wren share their last year running the track together. “I’ve been running since 7th grade, and I will continue running throughout college. I have a full scholarship for track at McNeese State...

Boys Soccer Kicks off Season

Sidney Hinz, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

With the soccer season off to a steady start, Coach Gareth Glick and Senior Varsity Captain Aldair Guzman are working hard to make playoffs and take home the win. “The overall expectation in the program is to make playoffs and that has been established over the past couple of years. Our hopes are...

Girls Varsity Soccer Starts the Year Off Strong

Kayla Smith, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Girls Varsity Soccer set their goals high and plan to make this soccer season different from any other year in hopes of becoming a closer team. “This year everyone is really close and we are like one big family. We all respect each other and play like a team,” Senior Varsity Soccer Player Jessica...

Wrestling Team Sweeps Away the Competition at Berry Center

Kaci Roberson, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Packed with a sizable crowd and a lot of strong competition, the wrestling team gave it their all at the Berry Center tournament on January 6th and 7th. “The tournament was just one of those things where you can’t get unfocused. If you get unfocused then you’re going to see the 200-300 people...

Water Polo Sharpens Their Skills for the Upcoming Season

Jarod Hercules, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Water Polo team sets its sight on the goal for its upcoming season, Coach Jeffrey Spoon and the team look forward to crush their competition this season. Water polo requires a mixture of various skills, such as swimming, handling a ball, quick thinking, and being a team player. “While not drowning...

Swim Team Dives into Districts

Skyler Hansen, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

By training hard and swimming fast, the swim team, coached by Jeffrey Spoon, prepares for upcoming district and state swim meets. “I’ve been strengthening the swimmers by challenging them at practices, in the weight room, and of course at meets. The meets are our ultimate priority,” Spoon said. With...