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Varsity Girls’ Soccer Victorious in 2-0 Win Against Sister School

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Victorious in 2-0 Win Against Sister School

By Lizzie Deal, Managing Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

The Lady Warriors’ varsity soccer team took on the McNeil Mavericks on Friday, Jan. 25. After the loss in their previous game against Round Rock, the team was eager to reclaim their winning streak. “Pretty much, we just tried to ignore it [going into the game],” Claire Tinker ‘19 said. “It...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Suffers Home Game Loss to Dragons

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Suffers Home Game Loss to Dragons

By Audrey Lemen, Index Manager

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the varsity girls’ soccer team faced the Round Rock Dragons in a tough, windy, and rainy battle with an ending score of 4-1. The Lady Warriors did their best to stay on the Dragons but ended up with their first loss at home in five years. “We had some unlucky bo...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Slain By Dragons 46-45

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Slain By Dragons 46-45

By Hayden Swanson, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity girls’ basketball team suffered a devastating defeat against the Round Rock Dragons on Tuesday, Jan. 22. This game was incredibly close, but the Warriors conceded in the end. Right off the bat the Dragons took the lead, and their merciless defense kept the Warriors from catching up. Makayl...

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Finishes Scoreless in First Home Game

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Finishes Scoreless in First Home Game

By Emily Lu, Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2019


Filed under Soccer

In their first home game of the season, the varsity girls’ soccer team held the Vista Ridge Rangers to a scoreless draw with a final score of 0-0. Despite two missed penalty kicks in the first half, the Warriors continued pressing forward. Autumn Koch ‘19 and Madison Larrea ‘19 put pressure o...

Varsity Boys Soccer Bounces Back With 2-1 Win vs. Vista Ridge

Varsity Boys Soccer Bounces Back With 2-1 Win vs. Vista Ridge

By Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

The varsity boys’ soccer team traveled to Vista Ridge High School on Friday, Jan. 18 for their second district matchup of the season. The Warriors were hungry for a win after losing to Hendrickson on Tuesday, and succeeded in a physical and tense match that finished 2-1. The Warrior offense was s...

JV Girls’ Soccer Draws Against Vista Ridge 0-0

JV Girls’ Soccer Draws Against Vista Ridge 0-0

By Stephanie Shih, Managing Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Soccer

The girls’ JV soccer team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 18 in a tense game which ended in a draw. At the beginning of the first half, keeper Gabbi Wallace ‘22 was able to stop a shot taken by the Rangers. The ball bounced back and forth between goals on the field, while J...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Puts On Defensive Clinic In 51-33 Win vs. Vista Ridge

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Puts On Defensive Clinic In 51-33 Win vs. Vista Ridge

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

The varsity boys’ basketball team took on the Vista Ridge Rangers on Friday, Jan. 18 in hopes of erasing the memory of their loss against Hendrickson earlier in the week.  On Faculty Night, the team rebounded in a big way, making a statement in a dominant win over the visiting Rangers by pr...

JV Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Hendrickson 56-51

JV Girls’ Basketball Triumphs Over Hendrickson 56-51

By Kamille Galloway, Opinions Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball

On Tuesday, Jan. 15 the JV girls’ basketball team defeated the Hendrickson Hawks in an intense game. After a close match full of many fouls and a lot of crowd involvement, the Warriors won 56-51. The game was off to a good start from the very beginning, with the Warriors quickly racking up points and dem...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Drops Road Contest vs. Hendrickson 62-53

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Drops Road Contest vs. Hendrickson 62-53

By Sourav Dhar, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

In a close contest, the varsity boys’ basketball team traveled to Hendrickson High School to take on the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Ultimately, the Warriors couldn’t grind out a win away from home, falling by a score of 62-53. Despite the nine-point defeat, the Warriors were able t...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeated by Hendrickson Hawks 74-50

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeated by Hendrickson Hawks 74-50

By Caera Learmonth, Managing Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hendrickson Hawks in an intense game that ultimately resulted in a loss for the Lady Warriors. Despite the team putting up a fierce fight, the game ended 74-50. “The game was a rough loss, but I think we all worked r...

Freshman Girls’ Basketball Conquered by Hendrickson 58-41

Freshman Girls’ Basketball Conquered by Hendrickson 58-41

By Ruhee Nemawarkar, Heritage Portraits Coordinator

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball

The freshman girls’ basketball team was unable to defeat the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 15. They fought hard, but ultimately came short with a score of 58-41. The first quarter began with the Warriors coming in strong with a three-point lead. Hendrickson retaliated quickly though, an...

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Falls to Hendrickson 2-0

Varsity Boys’ Soccer Falls to Hendrickson 2-0

By Audrey Lemen, Index Manager

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Soccer

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, the varsity boys’ soccer team fought against the Hendrickson Hawks in hopes of earning their first district win, but the game ended with loss of 2-0. The Warriors worked hard and stuck together in desperate times. “The effort was there, we kept fighting until the end, it...