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

The varsity squad takes to the sidelines to cheer on their fellow teammates Varun Somarouthu '20 and Ani Margam '20. who'd go on to win their match. Photo courtesy of Ms. Ruma Nagar Singh.

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

In a match against Leander last season, Abby Gregorczyk '21 gets down low to return the Lions' serve. The varsity volleyball team will begin district play on Friday, Sept. 25 at home against McNeil.

By Camille Marshall, Reporter

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

Back to the game, Nate Anderson '21 jumps over players. Anderson have achieve a 10-yard run bringing the warriors closer to another touchdown.

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

The Lady Warriors laugh while waiting for the game to start. The team won the game 2-0.

By Yunoo Kim, Extras Editor

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

The Lady Warriors huddle up after Vista Ridge called a timeout. Head coach Tara Grant discussed with the athletes about their plays.

By Camille Marshall, Reporter

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

The Varsity Girls get set on the starting line.

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

Jace Lyne '20 celebrates with RJ Martinez '21 after a touchdown. After the building anticipation, Martinez completed a pass to Lyne which resulted in the first touchdown for the Warriors and brought the score to 10-14.

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...

Varsity Tennis Tops Tomball Memorial 12-0 to Advance in Team Tennis Playoffs

Varsity tennis poses for a group photo following a staggering overall victory of 12-0 against Houston's Tomball Memorial Wildcats. This victory secures the team's advancement into the UIL team tennis playoffs. 
Photo courtesy of Ms. Ruma Nagar Singh.

By Catharine Li, Reporter

October 19, 2019

Securing a staggering 12-0 overall win against Houston’s Tomball Memorial Wildcats, the varsity tennis team added yet another victory to advance in the UIL Conference 6A Team Tennis playoffs on Monday, Oct. 14.  Getting straight to work, the Warriors took an incredible commanding lead of 7-0 after ...

Varsity Volleyball Clips the Hendrickson Hawks 3-0

Barely touching the ball, Audrey Quesnel '20 passes the ball to the opponent side. Quesnel has been on the varsity team since her sophomore year and has committed to go to Northwestern State University.

By Camille Marshall and Ishika Samant

October 16, 2019

The varsity volleyball team took down the Hendrickson Hawks 3-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 15 during Future Warriors Night. Athletes from Canyon Vista Middle School and Grisham Middle School came to the Field House to support the Warriors. The program staff sold shirts from past years and held a serving conte...