The Talon

Girls Basketball Aims High

February 3, 2015

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 varsity basketball team is c...

Richardson Basketball Defeats Berkner 80-74

January 13, 2015

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 School. In their third game of the season, the boys varsity basketball...

Sophomores, Juniors Dominate Powder Puff

December 6, 2014

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 cheerleaders were fumbling with their cheers, attempt...

Faculty Defeats Seniors in Volleyball Game

November 21, 2014

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, 10-9 in the final round before time ran out. "It was crazy," senior ...

Senior Runs to Regionals

November 18, 2014

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 Richardson at the Regional Cross Country Meet, advancing from District w...

Football Season Cut Short

November 11, 2014

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. The defeat marked...

Volleyball Dedicates Game to Breast Cancer Research

September 26, 2014

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 breast cancer and those who are still fighting it. The volleyball team...

Richardson Football Loses to Lakeview Centennial

Richardson Football Loses to Lakeview Centennial

September 10, 2014

By Austin Sukhu After multiple first half turnovers, Richardson never recovered as they fell to Lakeview Centennial 50-14 Friday night in the second home game of the season. The game began with a 102-yard return for a touchdown by the Patriots on the first play. With 5:00 left in the first q...

Track Athletes Advance to State

Track Athletes Advance to State

May 9, 2014

By Haley Stubbs After more than a dozen runners advanced to area, several track students qualified for state. The women's team placed third overall at Regionals, and the men's team placed sixth. Placing second, junior LaTessa Johnson will compete in the 100 and 200-meter dashes. Senior Milan ...

Girls Soccer Season Ends

April 3, 2014

By Haley Stubbs The girls soccer season came to an end on Friday in a 2-0 loss to McKinney Boyd in the first round of playoffs. "Although McKinney Boyd was a tough team, we put in a lot of effort and it was by far the best we played this year," freshman Diana Sifuentes said . The team held ...

Tennis Players Advance to Regionals

March 31, 2014

By Haley Stubbs The Richardson tennis team competed in the District tournament Wednesday March 26th. Seniors Rachel Fleming and Justin Gooch will go to Regionals in Waco as a result of their outstanding performance. "Our last match was against Lake Highlands," Fleming said. "My doubles partner...

Girls Basketball Season Ends on High Note

February 26, 2014

With a 29-7 record, the girls basketball team finished a long season after losing in the Regional Quarterfinal playoff game. Three games into the playoffs, the team missed by one point to Plano West 64-65. “By far the hardest part of the season was losing by one point to Plano West to get ki...

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