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Varsity Falls To Rockwall Heath

The Rockwall Heath Hawks defeated the Lady Eagles at the area playoffs 3-1, ending a historic season for the volleyball team. Photo by Chad Byrd
November 16, 2016

By Jacob Richman The varsity volleyball team lost in the area playoffs to the Rockwall Heath Hawks 3-1, ending the season with a record of 26-14. The Lady Eagles went into the game as underdogs against...

Wrestling Season Starts Off Slow

The wrestling team lost against Byron Nelson and Pearce at the first meet of the season. Photo by Ana Gutierrez
November 15, 2016

By Eric Cruz The wrestling team lost to Pearce and Byron Nelson at the first meet of the year. "Right now the guys need to use this start as motivation, to raise morale," Coach Mike Roach said. "We...

Varsity Volleyball Has Historic Season

Senior Riley Wertzberger made Academic All-District while helping lead the varsity volleyball team to the area playoffs with an overall 26-14 record. Photo by Brantley Graham
November 6, 2016

By Jacob Richman Varsity volleyball finished the season with an overall record of 26-14 and a district record of 9-3, helping them finish as Co-District 9-6A runner ups. The team has seen a significant...

Volleyball Wins Bi-District Playoff

Head Coach Eric Miracle celebrates a victory over Rowlett Tusday night making the Varsity Volleyball team Bi-District Champions for the first time since 2009. Talon Photo by Brielle Bishop
November 3, 2016

By Jacob Richman Varsity volleyball beat Rowlett for the fourth time this season 3-2 on Tuesday night, advancing to the Area Playoffs. This is the first time since 2009 the Eagles have reached Area. In...

Cross Country Captain Advances to State

With a time of 16:08, junior Henos Andebrhan advanced to the state competition. For Richardson, this hasn't happened in over 30 years. Photo by Chad Byrd
November 3, 2016

By Isabel Costian For the first time in more than 30 years, junior Henos Andebrhan qualified for the state cross country meet by placing 11th place overall and 2nd place individually at the regional...

RHS Swim Team Confident, As Season Is Just Beginning

The swim team won the Halloween relay race at J. J. Pearce, with this being the fifth win for the girls and the fourth win for the boys. Photo by Brantley Graham
October 31, 2016

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...

Volleyball Prepares for Tiebreaker Game to Determine Playoff Seed

Varsity volleyball celebrates a point in the second set. They went on to lose the match 3-2 vs. Pearce. Photo By Brantley Graham
October 27, 2016

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...

Volleyball Off to Best Start in 5 Years

Senior Raven Presley focuses on the action during a varsity volleyball game. Photo by Chad Byrd
October 4, 2016

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...

Eagles Fall Against Mustangs

Senior Zavier Collins breaks out of the pocket and rushes down the field and shakes a defender from Pearce High School.
Photo by Chad Byrd
September 30, 2016

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...

Football Prepares For Pearce Despite Injuries

Head Coach and Athletic Director Greg Pels motivates the varsity football team during the game against Irving Nimitz. The Eagles are looking forward to the rivalry game against Pearce HS, despite injuries on the team. Photo by Chad Byrd
September 21, 2016

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...

Tennis Makes History By Defeating Lake Highlands

Sophomore Jesse Dejong follows through on a serve against players from McKinney North HS. The team beat Lake Highlands on Tuesday for the first time in two decades. Photo by Ryan Durbin
September 15, 2016

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...

First Football Game Ends With Loss

Seniors Brandon Harrison and Caleb Combs cheer on their team at the Naaman Forest HS  football game. Photo by Brielle Bishop
September 15, 2016

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...

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