Hudgins on baseball: ‘baseball is my first love’

Seth Hudgins, staff writer

February 12, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Sports

My favorite time has arrived. High school baseball is finally underway. It is my first love. The pop of the glove and the crack of the bat will be heard from district to district at about four o'clock every afternoon. This time...

Witt: time for football, not tiny controversies

Austin Witt, staff writer

January 30, 2015

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The most-watched game on television, the Super Bowl, will be played in just a few days yet the buzz has hardly ben about the actual game. The scandalous “Deflate-Gate”, which refers to the New England Patriots allegedly cheating...

Football, volleyball honors announced

Kiley Banks

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

After the volleyball and football teams finished out their season, going to the third round in the playoffs, and football finishing in the state championship game, the honors and superlatives were released. Football Superlatives...

Goldthorn adds spirit

Sister Green, staff writer

November 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Always ready with a pep talk, senior varsity football player John Goldthorn is a spirited leader. “I am expecting great things to come for this team. We have been working very hard and we have been blessed with the size,...

Harris looks to make impact

Austin Witt, staff writer

November 14, 2014

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As a freshman varsity football player, safety Dalton Harris looks to make an impact in his first season. He hopes that his fresh energy and dedicated teamwork can fill a role on the defense.   “I feel like my duty...

Catron takes it to the next level

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

Catcher and senior, Morgon Catron, plans on making her last softball season memorable by winning state. "I was four when I started playing T-Ball; I started playing competitively when I was seven," Catron said. Catron has played in several othe...

Stehman believes in his team

Seth Hudgins, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

Varsity baseball starter, freshman Brayden Stehman gets the opportunity to play the sport that he loves everyday with his teammates that he loves. "I've played ever since I could pick up a baseball. I was rolling when I was...

Jones enjoys tennis

Aaron Stanford

April 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

Spencer Jones competed in his first year of tennis on the junior varsity squad. "I enjoyed playing tennis a lot. It was a great first year experience. You could say that tennis is one of my favorite sports," Jones said. Jones...

Freshman Meason plays varsity baseball

Aaron Stanford, Staff

April 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

As a 14-year-old freshman on varsity, Frankie Wayne Meason plays against 18 year olds on the baseball team. "Playing with 17 and 18 year old boys benefits me because they are better than me, which makes me better," Meason said. Meason...

Davis pursues martial arts

Seth Hudgins, staff writer

March 18, 2014

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

In his spare time, freshman Cameron Davis focuses on improving his skills in Brazilian Jui Jitsu.  "I've always watched UFC [Ultimate Fighting Championship] and wanted to know how to submit people like they do so I decided to l...

Varsity baseball defeats Como-Pickton, Union Grove

February 20, 2014

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The baseball team beat Como-Pickton 22-0 in its season opener Tuesday night. “Getting the big win was a good way to start out the season,” senior pitcher and first baseman Ty Garrett said.  “We played good, and were...

Perkins works out at APEC

Sydnie Bell, staff writer

February 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

  Some athletes think they are competitive and some athletes work to be competitive. Chantz Perkins works out four or more hours four days a week after school in Tyler at APEC. “APEC is where I go to work on my speed,...

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