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Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Raiders 44-34

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Raiders 44-34

Presley Glotfelty

January 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Lady Warriors' varsity basketball team came into their seventh district game on Friday, Jan. 19 to beat the Cedar Ridge Raiders for a second time this season. Ending the match 44-34, the Warriors demonstrated keen sportsmanship and a commitment to win. Although the Raiders started with the b...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Wipes Out Anderson Trojans 2-1

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Wipes Out Anderson Trojans 2-1

Nicole Dhar, Reporter

January 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, Jan. 19, the Lady Warriors took a 2-1 win for their first home game of the season against the Anderson Trojans. The Warriors and the Trojans were tied most of the game, but the Warriors determination and strong communication lead them out with a win. Starting the first half with stron...

National Hug Day: Five Benefits That Will Encourage You to Spread the Love

National Hug Day: Five Benefits That Will Encourage You to Spread the Love

Nisha Desai, Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

Have you ever thought about how good it feels to give someone a hug?  January 21 is National Hug Day, a day honoring, you guessed it, hugs.  This special day was created by Reverend Kevin Zaborney in 1986 due to his belief that people felt uncomfortable showing affection in public.  It’s hard to ima...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Takes Down the Panthers 64-61

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Takes Down the Panthers 64-61

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

January 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

  On the night of Jan. 17, the varsity boys basketball team (4-1) took on the Pflugerville Panthers (4-1). The Warriors recovered from a shaky start, but came back to win 64-61 and gave the Panthers their first district loss. To begin the game, Pflugerville scored within the first seconds...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crushes Round Rock 58-49

Presley Glotfelty

January 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Warriors wrecked the Round Rock Dragons at the Field House on Friday, Jan. 12. With a final score of 58-49, the Warriors secured a three-game winning streak and put them 4-2 in district. Although Round Rock quickly scored into the start of the game, the Warriors adjusted their offense and at...

JV Girls’ Basketball Wins in Nail-Biter Against Round Rock 39-38

Presley Glotfelty

January 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a nail-biting game against the Round Rock Dragons, the Lady Warriors won by only one point at their home court. Going into overtime, the Warriors finished 39-38. The first shot of the game by Taylor Cason ‘20 put the Warriors on the board 2-0. Although the team’s offense started slow, they kep...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wipes Out Stony Point 66-45

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wipes Out Stony Point 66-45

Presley Glotfelty

January 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The Lady Warriors slaughtered the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 9 on the Tigers’ home court. Finishing 66-45, the Warriors demonstrated their winning percentage of over 70%. Out of 25 games so far this season, the team has won 18 and made them twenty-ninth in the region. The Tiger’s defe...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Clobbers Stony Point 53-38

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

January 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Jan. 9th, the first day back from winter break, the Warriors (2-1) took on the Stony Point Tigers (0-4) on their home court. The crowd included fans of all ages including the Grisham and Canyon Vista Middle School boys basketball teams. This week the Warriors had all of their team healthy and r...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Tramples Mavericks 53-36

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Tramples Mavericks 53-36

Presley Glotfelty

January 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

Although the winter break was not yet over, a crowd filled the stands to cheer on the Lady Warriors in an old aged rivalry. The Warriors defeated the McNeil Mavericks on Jan. 5, with a final score of 53-36. Only 34 seconds into the game, Anisha Chintala ‘21 placed the Warriors on the board wit...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Vanquishes Mavericks 60-47

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Vanquishes Mavericks 60-47

Lindsey Thomas, Men's Sports Editor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

  In their second district game against the Warriors' sister school, McNeil High School, the varsity boys' basketball team conquered the McNeil Mavericks 60-47. Over the course of this game, the Warriors retained strength by maintaining a constant lead in every quarter. At the start o...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Hendrickson 67-55

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Falls Short to Hendrickson 67-55

Kate Connors, Social Media Director

January 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

  On the freezing night of Jan. 2, the Warriors took on the Hendrickson Hawks in their district opener. Due to inclement weather conditions the JV and freshman games had been cancelled, leaving varsity as the only team with a full game. While the Warriors had previously beat the Hawks in their...

NHS Hosts Winter Warriorland As Part of Thirst Project

NHS Hosts Winter Warriorland As Part of Thirst Project

Nicole Souydalay, Heritage Events Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

National Honor Society (NHS) held its movie event Winter Warriorland in the small gym on Saturday, Dec. 16. The event included concessions, performances of several Christmas songs by band students, and a showing of the movie Elf. Winter Warriorland was a part of NHS’ Thirst Project week, in which...