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North Garland High School’s Successful Season

North Garland High School’s Successful Season

Isabella Castillo November 30, 2021

Since 1971, when North Garland High School was founded, its football team has helped build school pride. From pep rallies to spirit days, the football team is there. This year's season has gone especially...

Freshman Football: Lakeview @ North Garland 9/22/2021

November 3, 2021

    The North Garland Raiders Freshman football team was unable to come out with a victory against the Lakeview Centennial Patriots on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at North Garland High School.  ...

A Possible Ending to a New Beginning

A Possible Ending to a New Beginning

Michelle Montanez, Reporter September 25, 2020

For Texans, high school football is a long-time tradition. From the players themselves, to the drill team, color guard, and band, all of these students add to the high school football experience. Since...

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Infecting the World of Sports

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter May 17, 2020

The Coronavirus has affected the entire world, closing down restaurants, malls and even stopping travel. Sports have even been impacted greatly, with every major league around the globe suspending operations...

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Remembering Kobe Bryant

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter March 3, 2020

On January 26, 2020, nine people, including former NBA star Kobe Bryant, died in a fatal helicopter crash in Calabasas, California enroute to a youth basketball game. Bryant had profound success in...

2020 College Football Playoff

2020 College Football Playoff

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter January 9, 2020

With the end of the college football regular season here, a selection committee consisted of athletic directors, former coaches and former players has selected the four teams that will compete for the...

Transfer Portal Creates New Hope For Players

Transfer Portal Creates New Hope For Players

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter April 17, 2019

A major change in college football has arrived, and players now have more power than ever. In October of 2018, The NCAA introduced the Transfer Portal, a new system that allows college athletes to contact...

Why We Play

Why We Play

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter April 1, 2019

Money, fame, championships. There are many reasons why people choose to play sports, but not everyone is reaching for the same goals. According to the NCAA, of the nearly eight million high school athletes...

Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight

Defense Tackles Offensive Spotlight

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter March 26, 2019

In a league where offense and scoring points is slowly becoming the focus of a team, defense is proven to be just as important in a team’s success. Many believe that the most important position on...

The Importance of a Kicker

The Importance of a Kicker

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter February 25, 2019

There were seven seconds left on the clock, everything had come down to this one play. After seven months of training, and a very long and hard fought season, Patriots’ kicker Adam Vinatieri takes the...

Super Bowl 53 Match-up: Rams vs. Patriots

Super Bowl 53 Match-up: Rams vs. Patriots

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter January 29, 2019

We are slowly but surely reaching the most watched television event of the year, the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is a championship game in which the winners of the National Football Conference and American...

From a Teen To A King: Part Two

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter November 26, 2018

Entering the 2010-11 season, James was the most highly coveted free agent, being contacted by multiple teams around the league. On July 8, ESPN hosted a national television special called “The Decision”,...

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