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Raider Cross Country Comes To An End

Raider Cross Country Comes To An End

Braedon Harris, Reporter

October 28, 2016

After nearly six months of training, the cross country season has finally come to an end.  On Oct. 18 the cross country team competed at the district championships.  The varsity boys’ won, and will continue to regionals on Oct. 29. Although the boys’ and girls’ teams compete separately, both...

Soccer Superstar

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Eden Amberber, Reporter

May 13, 2016

As she shows off her skills in front of the judges, she doesn’t break a sweat. She is confident. She knows she has skill. She is sure she will make the cut. Freshman Randi Thortis is set to star in a Nickelodeon reality television show, Soccer Superstar, which will premier this summer. The show is a ...

From unfortunate injury to unexpected discovery

From unfortunate injury to unexpected discovery

Eden Amberber, Reporter

April 15, 2016

  Senior Oscar Marin found his passion for physical therapy unintentionally. During the first football game of the season, Marin tore a ligament in his leg and fractured his fibula. For Marin, it was not just a moment of pain, but also of guidance. “[Our team] was running a play, and while I ...

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

Karla Romero, Reporter

March 20, 2015

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...

Student athletes commit to universities on National Signing Day

Student athletes commit to universities on National Signing Day

Ryan Fort

March 4, 2014

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...

Atheletes should not be considered role models because of fame

Ryan Fort

November 26, 2013

Honestly, athletes shouldn’t be considered role models.  They should only be people that you admire and like; not someone you would like to aspire to be.  Dating back a few months ago in June, three big name athletes ruined their careers because of the poor choices they made. Many other professional...

Athletes and Social Networking

Ryan Fort

November 26, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Myspace are all social networks that athletes use to catch up with friends and family, or vent frustration. And then you have the few athletes that use it as a way to get scholarships. Having said that, social media has become a huge problem for athletes. The...