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RHS Swim Team Confident, As Season Is Just Beginning

RHS Swim Team Confident, As Season Is Just Beginning

October 31, 2016


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By Eric Cruz The swim team won the Halloween relay with 288 points on Saturday, October, 29th, at J. J. Pearce. The girls haven't lost a game yet, with this being their fifth win. The boys have only lost once this season. Next up is a home meet against Cedar Hill, Grand Prairie, and South G...

Volleyball Prepares for Tiebreaker Game to Determine Playoff Seed

Volleyball Prepares for Tiebreaker Game to Determine Playoff Seed

October 27, 2016


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By Jacob Richman Varsity volleyball finished the regular season with a 3-0 win over Skyline, bringing their overall record to 25-12 and a 9-3 district record. A tiebreaker game to determine the 2nd and 3rd seed in the playoffs will be played on Friday against Lake Highlands. "It's a great opport...

Volleyball Off to Best Start in 5 Years

Volleyball Off to Best Start in 5 Years

October 4, 2016


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By Jacob Richman With a decisive 3-0 victory over Rowlett on Friday, the varsity volleyball team is off to its best start since 2011, with an overall record of 21-10. Ranked second in the district with a 5-1 record, Coach Eric Miracle said he expects the team to continue to win if they play to the...

Eagles Fall Against Mustangs

Eagles Fall Against Mustangs

September 30, 2016


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The Eagles lost last Friday's rivalry game against Pearce HS 21-7, dropping their record to 0-4. Senior quarterback Zavier Collins threw for 83 yards and one touchdown, and senior running back Dyland Jackson led the rushing attack with 49 yards. Head Coach Greg Pels said that this was the best performance...

Football Prepares For Pearce Despite Injuries

Football Prepares For Pearce Despite Injuries

September 21, 2016


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By Kazi Nassif Coming off a 26-3 loss at Irving Nimitz, the Eagles will begin their district schedule against Pearce in the "Battle for Belt Line." They will look to improve on their 0-3 record. Head Coach Greg Pels believes that the team has made progress early in the season an said they are cl...

Tennis Makes History By Defeating Lake Highlands

Tennis Makes History By Defeating Lake Highlands

September 15, 2016


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By Jacob Richman For the first time in over two decades, the varsity tennis team beat Lake Highlands HS on Tuesday, 13-5. The team was optimistic going in, aiming for a high seed in the district tournament. "My expectation I had going into the match was not to win, but to play our strongest and no...

First Football Game Ends With Loss

First Football Game Ends With Loss

September 15, 2016


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By Kazi Nassif The football team lost its season opener to Naaman Forest HS Friday night with a score of 26-0. The team was unable to get much offense going resulting in only 48 total yards for the game. Senior Dyland Jackson led the team with 35 yards rushing. The new Head Football Coach Greg P...

Varsity Boys’ Golf Season Swings to an End With Success

Varsity Boys’ Golf Season Swings to an End With Success

April 11, 2016


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By Kazi NassifComing off of a 5th place finish at the District Championship Preview, the varsity boys’ golf team traveled to Mesquite to take part in the District 10-6A Championship. The boys' varsity team finished fourth overall as a team, an improvement Senior Reagan Smith attributes to the joint...

Boys Soccer Lose First Round of Playoffs

Boys Soccer Lose First Round of Playoffs

March 31, 2016


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By Chase KaracostasSitting in the locker room during halftime, the varsity boys soccer team looked defeated as they listened to their coaches tell them to get back onto the field and battle Jesuit despite being down 1-0. For the first time in four years, the team made it to the playoffs, losin...

Boys Basketball Ends Season With Loss

Boys Basketball Ends Season With Loss

March 4, 2016


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By Kazi NassifThe varsity boys basketball season came to an end last Friday as the Eagles fell to Lakeview Centennial HS 72-65 in a hard-fought playoff matchup. The team finished with a 27-7(12-2) record while being ranked 14th in the state by MaxPreps.The team won District 6A and earned the consolation...

Week In Photos

Week In Photos

February 12, 2016


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Basketball Participates in McDonald’s Invitational Tournament

Basketball Participates in McDonald’s Invitational Tournament

December 16, 2015


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By Kazi Nassif After coming off an impressive 63-43 win over Frisco Heritage, the varsity basketball team traveled to Houston to participate in a weekend-long competition against the state's best basketball programs from November 19-21. The McDonald's Texas Invitational is a prestigious tourna...

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