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Boys Basketball Reach Regional Quarterfinals

March 16, 2015

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By Peter Mikhael Seven-foot junior center Dylan Gollihar passed the ball from the free throw lane to senior shooting guard Kaiden Anderson, who made a 3-pointer in the playoff game against Harker Heights. After winning 81-68, Richardson’s boys basketball team reached the quarterfina...

Girls Basketball End Best Season

March 4, 2015

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By Peter Mikhael After some questionable referee calls, the girls basketball regional quarterfinal game boiled down to a last-minute possession with Richardson on the defensive. As junior guard Brianna Lester and her teammates tried to hold off Skyline, their 6’3” post, Da...

Girls Basketball Aims High

February 3, 2015

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By Deemah Pulak The Lady Eagles were on the verge of a loss against Duncanville until senior Nautica Grant shot a buzzer beater to edge out the Panthers 45-44. “We won because we fought the whole game, and we simply wanted it more,” Grant said. The girls varsit...

Richardson Basketball Defeats Berkner 80-74

January 13, 2015

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By Mubarrat Choudhury Senior Ben Nakwaasah looked across the court, then drove the lane to take a shot. Unable to find an opening, he passed to 7-foot center Dylan Gollihar who dunked the winning shot against Berkner High Schoo...

Sophomores, Juniors Dominate Powder Puff

December 6, 2014

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By Mubarrat Choudhury Senior Maddie Barnett looked around the field ready to call the play. The seniors were down by 21 points and had only seven minutes left, but they weren't going to finish the game without a fight. On the sidelines, boy cheerleade...

Faculty Defeats Seniors in Volleyball Game

November 21, 2014

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By Haley Yates Faces painted and sporting their class t-shirts, a handful of seniors squatted in place, ready to destroy their teachers in a friendly game of volleyball. Unfortunately, the students lost every set 25-9, 11-25, 1...

Senior Runs to Regionals

November 18, 2014

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By Deemah Pulak Dirt and dust clouded the morning air as senior Bilaacha Galgalo raced over the rough ground and crossed the finish line to place second at the district cross country meet. On November 8, Galgalo represented Rich...

Football Season Cut Short

November 11, 2014

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By Mubarrat Choudhury With hopes for a playoff spot shattered, Richardson’s football season came to a close with a 43-0 loss to Highland Park. “Our season had its ups and downs, but what really matters is how well we played as a team," senior Jackson Townsend said. T...

Volleyball Dedicates Game to Breast Cancer Research

September 26, 2014

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By Isabel Costian The fourteen volleyball players stood to the national anthem just like the beginning of every other game. But on Tuesday night, they could not help but think of their friends and family who were lost to breas...

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