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Freshman Volleyball Declaws Stony Point In Two Sets

Freshman Volleyball Declaws Stony Point In Two Sets

By Rachel Iyer, Reporter

October 3, 2019

The freshman volleyball team defeated the Stony Point Tigers in two quick sets on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The Lady Warriors stayed in the lead for the entirety of both sets. The two team captains, setter Katie Liu ’23 and outside hitter Ella Wood ’23, were key players for the victory.  “I think we ...

JV White Volleyball Beats Stony Point 2-0

JV White Volleyball Beats Stony Point 2-0

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer

October 3, 2019

The JV White volleyball team went up against Stony Point on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd, beating them 2-0.  “It was a good game,” Bella Schiesz ‘23 said. “We weren't too nervous going into the game, and we still managed to work well together and not let our defenses down.”  The Warriors domi...

JV Orange Volleyball Taken Down by Stony Point Tigers 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Taken Down by Stony Point Tigers 2-0

By Alana True, Photographer

October 2, 2019

The JV Orange volleyball team fought against the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The Warriors were unable to come away with a victory and lost 2-0. “I think we can improve on effort and communication,” Vibha Velur ‘23 said. “We don’t talk a lot and we’re not gelling as a tea...

Varsity Volleyball Slays Dragons 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Slays Dragons 3-0

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

September 28, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played their rivals, the Round Rock Dragons, on Friday, Sept. 27, and won 3-0. The Warriors breezed through the first two sets and put everyone on the edge of their seats for the close third set.  “We had a tough practice yesterday which really paid off, and certain ...

Varsity Football Suffers 67-21 Thumping to Round Rock

Varsity Football Suffers 67-21 Thumping to Round Rock

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

For the second straight week, the varsity football team traveled to Dragon Stadium, hoping for a victory this time around as they took on their rivals, the Round Rock Dragons, in the Battle for the Bell on Friday, Sept. 27. Many expected this to be a highly competitive and fiery contest, but Rou...

JV Football Takes On Round Rock In Split Games

JV Football Takes On Round Rock In Split Games

By Savannah Estabrook, Yearbooker

September 27, 2019

On Sept. 26th, the JV teams went up against the Round Rock Dragons with the white team losing 21-6 and the orange team winning 21-18.  The white team took the field for the first game. Within the first 5 minutes of the game, both the Warriors and Dragons held a strong defense. Wide receiver Sp...

Varsity Tennis Conquers Bowie 10-4

Varsity Tennis Conquers Bowie 10-4

By Catharine Li, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The varsity tennis team went up against the Bowie Bulldogs on Wednesday, Sept. 11, crushing their opposition to secure an impressive overall victory by a score of 10-4, as they remain undefeated in the district.  The match began with boys’ doubles as the Warriors captured a clean sweep, winning 3-0....

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Thriller

Varsity Volleyball Overcomes Leander in Five-Set Thriller

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

September 25, 2019

The varsity volleyball team fought the Leander Lions on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Defending their undefeated district season, the team pulled through and won 3-2 in a five-set battle. Both teams had support from large crowds, their cheers echoing in the large gym.  “We could have made less serving a...

Swim Team Hosts Orange and Black Meet

Swim Team Hosts Orange and Black Meet

By Victoria Novoa, Photographer

September 24, 2019

The swim team hosted their annual Orange and Black meet on Saturday Sept. 21, where the team is divided into two smaller teams, Orange and Black. Although this meet is meant to help swimmers drop time and swim more events, it’s also a chance for them to bond and get to know each other better.  ...

Varsity Football Drops 49-43 Shootout to Vista Ridge

Varsity Football Drops 49-43 Shootout to Vista Ridge

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

Entering the confines of Dragon Stadium for the first time this season on Friday, Sept. 20, the varsity football team only had one goal in mind: to deal a tough, undefeated Vista Ridge Rangers side their first loss of the year in a hyped-up district clash. Another matchup which was proclaimed to be ...

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Vista Ridge Rangers 3-0

Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Vista Ridge Rangers 3-0

By Camille Marshall, Photographer

September 21, 2019

The varsity volleyball team swept the Vista Ridge Rangers 3-0 on Friday, Sept. 20. The game day theme was “Heroes Night”, which was dedicated to police officers, veterans, and the military.  “It’s about all our heroes, the people that have served, who’ve sacrificed themselves and put themselves on the l...

JV Orange Volleyball Loses to Vista Ridge 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Loses to Vista Ridge 2-0

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

September 21, 2019

The JV Orange volleyball team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Sept. 6. Although the Lady Warriors did their best, they lost 2-0.  The Warriors started the game well, scoring the first three points, but the Rangers weren’t far behind, quickly evening the score. Lauren Wood ‘21 saved t...

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