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Varsity Football Notches Win in First Game

Caeden Sargent September 17, 2019

With senior Cameron Turner catching three touchdowns, and going for 138 receiving yards, the Eagles won their season opener against Nimitz 48-27.Senior quarterback Lukas Mulvey threw three touchdown passes...

Varsity football players Kain Perez, Michael Gilmer, Stone Carter and Drew Moss stand for the alma mater after losing the final game of the season to Lake Highlands. Photo by Chad Byrd Photo credit: Chad Byrd

Football Finishes with 5 Wins

Caeden Sargent November 30, 2018

After notching five wins, the most in Head Coach Greg Pel's tenure, the football team will head into the off season with ever-growing expectations for continued improvement. Missing the playoffs by...

Senior Kordale Perry celebrates with his team after 21-19 homecoming win against Garland. Photo by Chad Byrd.

Football Team Wins Two Game in Row

Caeden Sargent September 16, 2018

Varsity football beat Garland last Friday 21-19 in the annual Homecoming game making it the first time since 2014 the team won more than one game in a season. "It's awesome – we won one game last...

Stone Carter and Marcus Johnson celebrate after one of four touchdowns the pair combined for in the Eagles 28-14 win over Samuell HS in Pleasant Grove Saturday afternoon. Photo by Audrey Anders

Football notches first win of season

Caeden Sargent September 9, 2018

Varsity football notched their first win over Samuell HS 28-14 in Pleasant Grove Saturday afternoon. The game was postponed due to lightening Friday night. The Eagles started off red hot as the defense...

Junior Phoenix Everett is the only competing gymnast to represent the male gymnastics team. He joined his freshman year, and now as a junior, he competes alone for his school. I feel like its is a team sport, He said. When we compete, its individual, but were really a team – were a family.

Lone Male Gymnast Competes on Female Dominated Squad

Cathy Agrawal December 6, 2017

Phoenix Everett is his own team. When his school's name is called at a gymnastics competition, he is the only one to slather chalk on his hands and stride towards the 6 1/2 foot parallel bars. When...

Tumbling to State

Caeden Sargent, Sports Writer November 8, 2017

Only a couple of feet from the end of the race, Brianna Farias legs buckled, and she slammed into the dirt. With what little strength she had left she willed herself to roll past the finish line cementing...

Senior Allie Cunyus celebrates a point at a home game against Coppell high school. Talon photo by Chad Byrd.

Perdue Returns To Push Varsity Into Area

November 3, 2017

By Jacob Richman Two weeks ago, the varsity volleyball team was worrying how they would survive the playoffs without their kills and digs leader. Now, they are preparing for their Area playoff match...

Brianna Farias is provided water by an athletic trainer and her dad after her run. Talon Photo by Ali Nosrat

Cross Country makes Back to Back Appearance at State

October 27, 2017

By Jacob Richman and Caeden SargentFreshman Brianna Farias and back to back state runner senior Henos Anerbrhan qualified for the UIL Region II State Cross Country Meet in Austin.Farias finished the regional...

Senior front ensemble captain, James Camp, performs at the Desoto Marching Competition. The band placed third for the second consecutive year. Talon photo by Ali Nosrat

Arabian Nights Wins Third

October 26, 2017

The Golden Eagle Band placed third for the second consecutive year at the Desoto Marching Contest. Their show, Arabian Nights, features the classic song of the same name from the movie Aladdin. The...

Seniors Jordan Wander and Nic smith embrace after a 42-37 victory over W.T. White, ending a 21-game losing streak. Talon photo by Daphne Lynd

Football Snaps 2-Year Losing Streak

October 18, 2017

Seniors Jordan Wander and Nic Smith embraced on the field with tears in their eyes after their victory as varsity football players, but this win goes beyond one football game."Its the best feeling I've...

Losing streak remains entact after varsitys 56-34 loss to Jesuit. Talon photo by  Ali Nosrat

The Eagles Fall to Jesuit

October 12, 2017

By Caeden Sargent Richardson (0-5) fell to Jesuit (1-4) 56-34 in a bottom of the district showdown. The Eagles started off hot by recovering a turnover on the opening kickoff and scoring in the first...

Senior Alex Sarathy celebrates a point against Lake Highlands. Talon photo by Jacob Richman Photo credit: Jacob Richman

Varsity Volleyball Moves to Second in District with Win Against Lake Highlands

September 28, 2017

By Jacob Richman Varsity volleyball beat Lake Highlands in a battle for second place in district 9-6A. Richardson won 3-1 behind junior Natalie Perdues' 19 kills and senior Alex Sarathys' career high...

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