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Two scores are better than one

Two scores are better than one

Connie Ho, Online Managing Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

He tries to catch his breath as he runs across the field, hoping to block his opponent. His movements are swift, and he manages to prevent the touchdown by the other team. Soon after, practice is over, and he rushes to change into his suit and tie, already on a time crunch to get to the concert. Ju...

Football player does not believe he fits into any homosexual stereotype

Football player does not believe he fits into any homosexual stereotype

Anahi Castro, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Early in his childhood, senior John Rodriguez* realized that he was not attracted to girls like a typical boy would be. Instead, he was attracted to boys. There was nothing lavish about it, and he did not understand it. But he realized that there was something odd about his sexual orientation. "It was...

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

Karla Romero, Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Carrying two backpacks and three textbooks, she greets everyone as she walks in the gym. Her younger sister gets ready to cheer for the girl’s basketball team in a few minutes. As she waits to cheer for the boy’s team later that night, she does her homework for the next day while watching her sister...

Lady Raiders Soccer Seniors

Ruth Varghese, Photographer

March 19, 2015


Filed under Photos, Sports

The Lady Raiders had their senior night on March 6 in a game against Tyler Lee. Yarahi Hernandez Yaneth Perez Nayely Madera Maria Gonzalez Jenny Ramirez Ericka Torres Elizabeth Valdez Christi Molina Angelica Escobar Adriana Diaz...

Teen Triumph

Teen Triumph

Eden Amberber, Reporter

March 19, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

While saving another ball, she panics at the thought of all the homework she has to complete tonight and the test she has the next morning. She tells herself that she is here to have fun and to take everything one step at a time. Once she gets home, she stays up all night studying and completing her...

Senior Lady Raiders

Ruth Varghese, Photographer

February 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

On February 10, the Lady Raider basketball team played against Lakeview on their senior night. The Raiders lost the game. These are the seniors from the Lady Raider basketball team. ...

Varsity Boys Soccer Undefeated, Ranked First in District

Ruth Varghese, Photographer

February 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Varsity boys soccer team beat Sachse Tuesday night, 2-0, and took the lead in the 11-6A district. Tonight they play Rowlett at Williams at 7:15 p.m. Pictures are from the Jan. 27 win over Rockwall, 3-1.  

Girls Varsity Soccer vs Wylie Pirates

Ruth Varghese, Photographer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Jan. 13, the Lady Raiders played against the Wylie Pirates. The Pirates won 7-0.

School spirit

Eden Amberber, Writer

September 5, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

At last weeks’ game against Greenville, the game came to a close 24 to 21, a win for Greenville. “It was a good game, but bad score,” sophomore Aaron Gonzalez said. When looking up from the stands, sophomore Anthony Soledad said he sees a rise in school spirit. “[It looks] as though...

Triple Threat

Triple Threat

Connie Ho

May 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

Sweat drips down his face as he dribbles the ball past his teammate. Then, his teammate races across the driveway and tries to steal the ball away. He maneuvers his way toward the basket and shoots the ball through the hoop. The game is over. Another player approaches them, and they high five each other....

Student athletes commit to universities on National Signing Day

Student athletes commit to universities on National Signing Day

Ryan Fort

March 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

Despite having a win-less season, two football players, senior Willie Hobdy and Tryston Mizerak, both signed to Division I schools on National Singing Day on Feb 5. Hobdy is going to be attending Texas Southern University, while Mizerak will attend Texas State University. "I feel relieved; I worked...

Football players react to criticism

Football players react to criticism

Ryan Fort

December 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

“They don’t know my hustle,’’ senior cornerback Josh Ross said. ‘’So why knock my grind?” After finishing the season winless, a lot of the varsity football players were criticized. Game after game, players were criticized for what they didn't do on the field to produce wins. From social...