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Cross Country Sends Two Athletes to State

Cross Country Sends Two Athletes to State

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

October 31, 2019

At the UIL Regional Cross Country Meet, nearly 200 of the fastest qualifying athletes in each region battled for coveted spots at the prestigious UIL State meet, held in Old Settlers Park. The regional meet, which began on Monday, Oct. 28 in Arlington, featured nine Warrior runners - two boys and...

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Round Rock Dragons 3-0 In Final Home Game of Season

Varsity Volleyball Crushes Round Rock Dragons 3-0 In Final Home Game of Season

By Hayden Swanson and Alana True

October 30, 2019

The varsity volleyball team defeated the Round Rock Dragons once again and for the final time this season on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at home, dominating in all three sets. The annual Senior Night was also celebrated, which brought with it a massive crowd. The game kicked off with the Warriors scoring ...

Varsity Tennis Falls to Plano West 10-9 and Concludes Fall Season as Regional Semi-Finalists

Varsity Tennis Falls to Plano West 10-9 and Concludes Fall Season as Regional Semi-Finalists

By Catharine Li, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Piercing the early morning chill, hopeful ‘Go Wood’ chants launched the varsity tennis squad into the toughest and most pivotal match of their fall season: the Regional Semi-Final against Plano West High School on Thursday, Oct. 24.  In the clash of two high-ranked lineups, both teams attempted to...

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Nail-Biter

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Nail-Biter

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

October 27, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played against the Leander Lions on Friday, Oct. 25 and won 3-2 during Parent Night. The game day theme was dedicated to the parents who took their time and money to support their daughters to play on the court. “We struggled with our passing and serving, making a ...

Varsity Football Dominates Leander for a 49-20 Victory on Homecoming

Varsity Football Dominates Leander for a 49-20 Victory on Homecoming

By Vikram Joshi and Ishika Samant

October 26, 2019

In the Homecoming game, the varsity football team sought to bounce back from a tough loss against Vandegrift and top Leander under the bright lights of Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. Despite the strong winds and sudden drop in temperatures on Friday, Oct 25, the Warriors were supported by a roari...

JV Orange Volleyball Takes Down Leander 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Takes Down Leander 2-0

By Yunoo Kim, Reporter

October 26, 2019

The JV Orange Volleyball team was victorious against the Leander Lions 2-0 on Friday, Oct. 25. Parent Night filled the gymnasium with encouraging cheers that grew increasingly louder as the game drew close to its end.  “I think we played well because we had really good communication,” Trinity Woods ’2...

Varsity Volleyball Dominates Vista Ridge 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Dominates Vista Ridge 3-0

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

October 24, 2019

The varsity volleyball team traveled to Vista Ridge and conquered the Rangers 3-0. The showdown helped the ladies take the title of district champs of District 13-6A.  “This game held a lot of pressure for us because we wanted to secure the title [of] district champs during this game,” Zoey Menendez ‘20 said. “We pl...

Cross Country Advances Nine Athletes to Regionals

Cross Country Advances Nine Athletes to Regionals

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

October 22, 2019

The cross country team capped off a successful season at Old Settlers Park on Thursday, Oct. 17 with a strong showing across the boys and girls divisions. Nine athletes, including all seven varsity girls and two varsity boys, will be advancing to regionals, a record number for the program.  ...

Varsity Football Falls in District Showdown vs. Vandegrift 42-17

Varsity Football Falls in District Showdown vs. Vandegrift 42-17

By Sourav Dhar and Ishika Samant

October 20, 2019

Surrounded by a sea of black in Monroe Stadium, the varsity football team looked to hand the Vandegrift Vipers their first loss of the season in a district clash on Friday, Oct. 18. However, the Vipers proved to be too strong in this match, and Vandegrift rode a dominant second half to deal the Warr...

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