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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...

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...

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...

2018 NFL Draft Grades

Michael Chambers, Reporter May 23, 2018

Every year during the NFL offseason, there is a draft held for college football's most elite talent from around the country to be drafted and play for an NFL team. This year, there were a lot of good...

Dropping the Ball on Dez Bryant

Dropping the Ball on Dez Bryant

Michael Chambers, Reporter May 15, 2018

531 catches, 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns. These are stats for NFL star Dez Bryant, who  was recently released from the Dallas Cowboys. While these stats are impressive, there has been a major decline...

Dakota Norris

Dakota Norris

Paola Hernandez, Reporter January 9, 2018

"On New Years we cook steak and watch football with the family, it's great," Dakota Norris, 10, said.

Protesting Injustice: Kaeper-kneel

Protesting Injustice: Kaeper-kneel

Michael Chambers, Reporter December 1, 2017

Since the 2016-2017 NFL season, quarterback Colin Kaepernick has kneeled during the national anthem to protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Since May 2017, Kaepernick has been a free...

Lilian Nguyen

Lilian Nguyen

Paola Hernandez, Reporter November 23, 2017

"The Seniors will obviously win because [of] seniority," Lilian Nguyen, 12, said. "It's our last year, so it makes sense."

Don Card

Don Card

Paola Hernandez, Reporter November 22, 2017

"Over the holidays, we host a motorcycle soccer tournament at our farm," Football coach, Don Card said. "We play soccer on motorcycles, hence the name."

A New Era for Raider Football

A New Era for Raider Football

Michael Chambers, Reporter October 31, 2017

Each year, there’s something special about the beginning of football season. This year at North is particularly special. With a new offensive coordinator and 14 sophomores on the varsity football team,...

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