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Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Warriors Show Off Spring Training at Spring Game

Lindsey Thomas
May 18, 2017
Filed under Football, Showcase

In the Warriors’ spring season closer, the defense triumphed over the offense in their annual spring scrimmage on Tuesday, May 16. This year’s spring game presented a competition factor that the Warriors have not seen in three years. “We have more depth at each position which creates mor...

Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

Haley Haverda, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

Standing at 5’1” inside of a six foot goal, being the only one to save the ball if an opposing player gets past the defense, might sound like an intense situation, but for varsity girls’ lacrosse goalie Kayla Shea ‘18, it's simply exhilarating. As the only goalie on the varsity team, Shea has n...

Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

Softball Celebrates Their Season One Last Time

Jena Hawks
May 12, 2017
Filed under Baseball & Softball

On Sunday, April 30, the softball team officially closed their season with their end of the year banquet. Both the JV and varsity teams brought their families to celebrate the end of a fantastic season. For the third year  in a row, the banquet was held at  Avery Ranch Golf Club, where pasta, salad, ...

Kiana Graham ’20 Wins Regionals, Looks Beyond

Kiana Graham ’20 Wins Regionals, Looks Beyond

Emily Lu
May 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Freshman tennis player Kiana Graham doesn’t break under pressure. With parents donning Olympic and World Championship track medals and siblings successfully competing collegiately, the strain has existed since Graham started playing her own sport. It’s nothing new to her. And even as she faced h...

Cedar Ridge Demolishes Varsity Baseball

Cedar Ridge Demolishes Varsity Baseball

Kate Connors
May 2, 2017
Filed under Baseball & Softball, Showcase

The varsity baseball team took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Friday, April 28 in their final game of the season. While the team lost 2-11, the boys kept their spirits high and enjoyed their season closer. To start the game, the Warriors quickly were able to get to base, but could not get bac...

JV Softball Finishes Season Strong

JV Softball Finishes Season Strong

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter
April 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball & Softball

Following a remarkable 13-2 win against Pflugerville High School, the JV Lady Warriors were left heartbroken in a 0-19 game versus Cedar Ridge High School Friday, April 21. Being top in the district, the Lady Warriors were well aware of the Grey Wolves’ capabilities. However, it had little to no ef...

Varsity Softball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Varsity Softball Falls to Cedar Ridge

Nicolle Duvall, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball & Softball

After enduring a vigorous season composed of hard work, big wins, and sorrow losses, the time has come for the varsity softball team to hang their bats and return from the field. In their final game of the season, the Lady Warriors fell short to opponent Cedar Ridge High School in a 1-2 game Friday...

Football Plays First Scrimmage of Spring Season

Football Plays First Scrimmage of Spring Season

Lindsey Thomas
April 27, 2017
Filed under Football, Showcase

Proving their skills, the Warriors divided into groups based on their proficiency and position, each with a full officiating crew that executed with little to no penalties. On Thursday, April 27 the teams played one of the three scrimmages against one another to kickstart spring ball. Spring fo...

JV Boys’ Lacrosse Wins District

JV Boys’ Lacrosse Wins District

Mae Bruce
April 27, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

Ending the season with a record score of 11-5, on Saturday, April 22 the JV boys’ lacrosse team won district honors as the first-place winners. The team defeated district opponents Cedar Park, Round Rock, Anderson, and Alamo Heights. "The boys did a great job this season of playing lacrosse the wa...