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Varsity Football Tames Leander, Dominates In 49-27 Win

Varsity Football Tames Leander, Dominates In 49-27 Win

By Sourav Dhar, Reporter

October 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase

The varsity football team was able to bounce back from three straight losses as they dominated Leander on the road at Bible Stadium, winning by a score of 49-27 on the cool night of Oct. 27. The offense was firing on all cylinders, as RJ Martinez ‘21 accounted for 320 total yards, 205 yards pas...

JV Football Eaten By Lions 16-7

JV Football Eaten By Lions 16-7

By Ian Drerup, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Football

On Thursday, Oct. 25, JV football took on the Leander Lions and lost 16-7. Leander started the game with a touchdown, making the score 6-0. Tomas Henry ‘21 brought the score to 7-6 with a touchdown and another point in the second quarter, putting the Warriors in the lead. The score remained during...

Freshman Volleyball Vanquished By Vipers 2-0

Freshman Volleyball Vanquished By Vipers 2-0

By Kamille Galloway, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Volleyball

In their Homecoming game, the freshman volleyball team lost to their opponents, the Vandegrift Vipers, on Oct. 19. The game began in the small gym with a lot of energy from both teams and the crowd. The Warriors began the first set with strong serves, but the opposition quickly ruled over the score. The ball ...

JV Orange Volleyball Crushes the Vista Ridge Rangers 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Crushes the Vista Ridge Rangers 2-0

By Audrey Lemen, Reporter, Snapchat Manager

October 25, 2018


Filed under Volleyball

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the Lady Warriors attacked the Vista Ridge Rangers in only two sets to win their last game of the season. Starting off the set with a bang, the Rangers served the ball and the Warriors earned the first point of many. The team’s defense was tough with Madeleine Shrull ...

Varsity Volleyball Ends Senior Night On A High, Looks to Playoffs

Varsity Volleyball Ends Senior Night On A High, Looks to Playoffs

By Caera Learmonth, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the varsity volleyball team crushed the Vista Ridge Raiders 3-2 in a match that qualified the team for playoffs. The game was also Senior Night, and began with each senior player being presented with a bouquet of flowers and a signed photo of the team. The bleachers were packe...

JV White Volleyball Bitten By Vipers 2-1

JV White Volleyball Bitten By Vipers 2-1

By Caera Learmonth, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Volleyball

On Friday, Oct. 25, the JV White team fought against the Vandegrift Vipers, falling 2-1 despite their best efforts. “We definitely got into our groove as a team and we played well,” Bella Garcia '21 said. “For me personally though, I think I could improve on a lot [of things]. As an athlete you...

Varsity Volleyball Falls To Vandegrift 3-0 on Parent Night, Homecoming Game

Varsity Volleyball Falls To Vandegrift 3-0 on Parent Night, Homecoming Game

By Nima Ashtari, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

On Friday, Sept. 20 the varsity volleyball team entered their home court for their Homecoming game to battle the Vandegrift Vipers, who are ranked first in the district, in a three set showdown that the Warriors ultimately lost 3-0. The Warriors began their district season with a lot of momentum...

JV Orange Volleyball Wins A Nail-Biter Against Vandegrift 2-1

JV Orange Volleyball Wins A Nail-Biter Against Vandegrift 2-1

By Vikram Joshi, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Volleyball

On Friday, Oct. 19, the Warriors won a tough match against the Vandegrift Vipers by a final score of 2-1. In the first set, the Warriors came out strong, taking the lead 8-2. Yet the Vipers fought back to bring the score to 8-7 and then the two teams went back and forth. The lead changes continue...

Varsity Football Unable To Complete Rally on Homecoming Night, Fall 21-12

Varsity Football Unable To Complete Rally on Homecoming Night, Fall 21-12

By Sourav Dhar, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase

Coming off a bye week, the varsity football team took on Vandegrift looking to break out of their recent losing skid, but fell to the visitors with a score of 21-12 on Homecoming night. Although the offense had its struggles at times, the defense played well throughout the duration of the game, ...

Cross Country Falls Short of Regionals By Eight Points

Cross Country Falls Short of Regionals By Eight Points

By Nima Ashtari, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Track, Field, & Cross-Country

On Thursday, Oct. 11, the Cross Country team competed in their final meet of the season, the highly anticipated RRISD District meet. Held at Old Settlers Park, all nine schools from the 13-6A athletic district attended the meet which turned out to be one of the fastest on record. “We’ve put...

Varsity Tennis Secures District Title

Varsity Tennis Secures District Title

By Claire Janson and Emily Lu

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Tennis

Varsity tennis dominated in the District 13-6A Team Tennis Championship on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The team won on the home courts with a score of 10-3 against Vandegrift High School, adding another district title to their legacy. As their first step on the road to State, the Warriors were determined ...

JV Orange Volleyball Defeats the Cedar Ridge Raiders 2-0

JV Orange Volleyball Defeats the Cedar Ridge Raiders 2-0

By Anouka Saha, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Volleyball

The JV Orange volleyball team defeated the Cedar Ridge Raiders 2-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 9. “My girls did a really great job of just being consistent across the board,” JV Orange coach Amber Hall said. “My favorite thing about this game was the defense. I thought we did a really good job at keepi...