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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...

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 Football Falls to Cedar Ridge Raiders

JV Football Falls to Cedar Ridge Raiders

Julia Kurtz, Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Football

The Warriors pushed through their last game of the season on Thursday, Nov. 3 against the Cedar Ridge Raiders. Due to multiple execution errors and ill-fated circumstances, the Warriors were overcome, and the game ended with a score of 0-28. “Even though we lost I feel like we worked pretty ...

Varsity Football Falls to the Cedar Ridge Raiders 6-49

Varsity Football Falls to the Cedar Ridge Raiders 6-49

Lindsey Thomas
November 5, 2016
Filed under Football, Showcase

In the Warriors season closer, the Warriors (5-5) fall to the Cedar Ridge Raiders (10-0) 6-49. Although the Warriors fell short this game, they played their hearts out this season earning them three non district wins and two in district wins. “The most memorable part of this year would have t...

Freshman Football Suffers 22-44 Defeat by Pflugerville

Freshman Football Suffers 22-44 Defeat by Pflugerville

Stephanie Shih, Intro to Journalism
October 31, 2016
Filed under Football

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the freshman football team took on the Pflugerville Panthers on the Warrior Bowl field. However, after a tremendous effort in the second half, the Warriors couldn’t push through and were defeated with a score of 22-44. “I feel like I did my job and I feel like I played g...

JV Football Endures 8-18 Loss Against Pflugerville

JV Football Endures 8-18 Loss Against Pflugerville

Julia Kurtz, Photographer
October 30, 2016
Filed under Football

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the JV football team challenged the Pflugerville Panthers on the rival’s field. As a result of many pass interceptions and play execution errors, the Warriors were defeated with a score of 8-18. “It was a game we could have won, but they beat us on two or three plays on defense,” Tris...

Varsity Football Vanquishes the Pflugerville Panthers 35-24

Varsity Football Vanquishes the Pflugerville Panthers 35-24

Lindsey Thomas, Assistant Sports Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Football, Showcase

Ahead by a touchdown and a field goal, the Warriors vanquished the Pflugerville Panthers 35-24. Winning this game has brought back restored ambition to the players in hopes of going to playoffs. “The theme was Halloween costumes this week for the Tribe, and personally I think Hunter Hayes ...

Warriors Lose to Dragons 6-65

Warriors Lose to Dragons 6-65

Lindsey Thomas, Assistant Sports Editor
October 22, 2016
Filed under Football, Showcase

Losing 6-65, the Warriors (4-4) were defeated by the Round Rock Dragons (5-3) in their fourth district game of the season. The boys went into this game with confidence and drive but slowly throughout the game, they lost their strive.  "We're extremely thankful and grateful for the people who stuc...

JV Football Comes Up Short Against Round Rock Dragons

JV Football Comes Up Short Against Round Rock Dragons

Kate Connors, Photographer
October 22, 2016
Filed under Football

The JV football team took on the Round Rock Dragons on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Warrior Bowl. The team fought hard and remained positive, but fell short in offensive drives which resulted in a 8-39 loss. To start the game, defense came out strong with Ben Jensen ‘19 and Zeke Buraimoh ‘18 holding Ro...

Freshman Football Faces Tough Loss Against Stony Point

Freshman Football Faces Tough Loss Against Stony Point

Saaraa Sunesara, Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under Football

From the practice fields to the football fields, the freshman football team came prepared and ready take on Stony Point High School on Thursday, Oct. 13. The Warriors fought hard, but left the field 14-24. The loss came from multiple interceptions during the second and third quarter. “I think...

Warriors Fall to Stony Point Tigers 14-38

Warriors Fall to Stony Point Tigers 14-38

Simone Heim, News Editor
October 15, 2016
Filed under Football, Showcase

  After an emotional game, the Warriors (4-3) lost to the Stony Point Tigers (2-6) 14-38. While the Warriors were hoping to add another win to their district line up for the season, they couldn’t catch up to the Tigers after a rough first half. The game began with Stony Point on off...