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Advanced Video Classes Make Sports Promos

Haley Bass, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The advanced film classes recently started creating promotional videos for the girls basketball team. Multiple videos will be released once a week until the start of basketball season in November.  “I have a vision for promoting the girls basketball program, and I had a media plan that I’ve alway...

Athlete Spotlight: Seniors Harleigh Thurman and Ethan Thornton

Athlete Spotlight: Seniors Harleigh Thurman and Ethan Thornton

Sam Lee, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

The clock is rapidly racing to zero. The clashing of shoulder pads and loud squeaks on the gym floor fills up the atmosphere. He pushes back the opposing team from the end zone. She blocks the volleyball against the other team. The world slows down. He runs at the opposing quarterback, and she jumps up t...

Football Wins Regular Season Opener

Football Wins Regular Season Opener

Colleen Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2019

The varsity football team beat Kaufman 45-10 Thursday to begin the regular season at the Christus Rose Stadium in Tyler. After losing to Kaufman last year, this win was redemption for the team.   “I felt like it was a good win to start the year,” head coach Chris Cochran said. “There’s ...

Junior Returns to Field After Injury

Junior Returns to Field After Injury

Kevin Willis, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

The ball is snapped. Testosterone trumps the noise of the crowd, and the only thing anyone can hear is the voice in their own head. Junior linebacker Jaret Allen runs towards the play and has to make a sharp turn. He fails to plant his feet, and his knee gives way. After a debilitating injury last season wher...

Football Program Wins Community Service Award

Football Program Wins Community Service Award

Colleen Starkey, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2019

The football program received the Danny Palmer Community Service Award at the East Texas Kickoff luncheon on August 13. This honor is named after former Tyler Junior College (TJC) head football coach Danny Palmer. “I'd like to congratulate our student athletes and coaches in football with an outs...

Football Program Wins Community Service Award

Football Program Wins Community Service Award

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August 14, 2019

The Eagle football program met one of its goals this week by winning the Danny Palmer Community Service Award. This top honor is specifically for football programs who give back to their local community. "The football program did an outstanding job with multiple community service projects last year,"...

Athlete Spotlight: Seniors Jodi DeHart and Jacob Philpot

Athlete Spotlight: Seniors Jodi DeHart and Jacob Philpot

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor

May 24, 2019

The batter swings and makes contact with the ball. It bounces into the infield, where the player fields it. He takes the ball from his glove and throws it to first base with accuracy in one quick motion, getting the runner out in the process. Seniors Jodi DeHart and Jacob Philpot have led their teams while...

Sporting Something New

Sporting Something New

Carter Colvin, Photography Editor

May 2, 2019

He bounces a basketball in the winter and raises a baseball glove in the spring. Two completely different activities that both require his attention, but he has trained rigorously to be a part of these teams simply because he loves to compete against others and stay active. This juggling act is a common o...

Baseball Advances to Playoffs

Baseball Advances to Playoffs

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor

May 1, 2019

The varsity baseball team will play Nacogdoches in the bi-district playoff round Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Game one will be in Nacogdoches at 7 p.m. Wednesday, game two will take place in Lindale at 7 p.m. Thursday and game three will be played Saturday in Whitehouse at 2 p.m. if necessary. “W...

Softball Clinches Playoff Spot

Softball Clinches Playoff Spot

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor

April 25, 2019

The varsity softball team will play Hallsville in the bi-district round of the playoffs Thursday and Friday. Game one will take place in Hallsville at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, game two will be played Friday at 5:30 p.m. in Lindale and game three will be in Lindale at 7:30 p.m. Friday, if necessary. ...

Athlete Spotlight: Senior Soccer Players Braeleigh Flickinger and Samuel Cox

Athlete Spotlight: Senior Soccer Players Braeleigh Flickinger and Samuel Cox

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor

April 25, 2019

The glowing neon scoreboard shows a tied score with just a minute remaining. Meanwhile, the ball soars through the air toward the goal, gaining speed as it flies. A player starts to sprint to where the soccer ball is about to fall. Jumping up, he purposefully hits his head on the ball, giving it the...

Athlete Spotlight: Senior Basketball Captains Sarah Kiser and Teigan Edwards

Athlete Spotlight: Senior Basketball Captains Sarah Kiser and Teigan Edwards

Colleen Starkey, Assistant Editor

February 21, 2019

The clock counts down rapidly to zero. An opponent attempts to pass the ball, but one of the home players snatches it from the air. The player passes to a teammate, who quickly shoots from behind the semi-circle arc. The ball soars toward the basket and hits the rim. It rotates around the bright orang...

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