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Baseball Playoff Streak Broken

Baseball Playoff Streak Broken

Chad Byrd

April 29, 2018


Filed under Lead, Spring

After advancing to the playoffs two years in row, the baseball team fell to Coppell in the last game of the season narrowly missing post season action. After tie game through five innings, the Cowboys hit a three run home run in the top of the sixth inning which put the team just out of reach. "I...

Track Sends 6 Athletes to Area Meet

Track Sends 6 Athletes to Area Meet

Alex Nowak

April 20, 2018


Filed under Lead, Sports, Spring

Track will send six athletes to compete in the 6A Region II Track Meet on the Baylor campus April 27. Senior Dowdy Elazarig was a top performer taking first place in the long jump and triple jump yesterday at Jesuit Prep. Elazarig catapulted himself to the area meet with a jump of 22-02 in the long j...

Boys Basketball Falls to South Garland in Round One

Boys Basketball Falls to South Garland in Round One

Caeden Sargent

March 6, 2018


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As the boys basketball team tried to leave the court in disappointment, South Garland players chased them down to give them a quick embrace and let them know they played a great game.Drawing the number five team in the state in the UIL 6A Bi-District game, Richardson kept the game close throughout, but could...

Girls Basketball Falls to Unranked Tyler Lee

Girls Basketball Falls to Unranked Tyler Lee

Chad Byrd

March 1, 2018


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After rising to number four in the state, the girls basketball team fell in the second round to unranked Tyler Lee in over time, 60-57. "I was really just in shock because the whole time I wasn’t thinking, 'oh easy win,' but I was thinking this is a good year for us – we are gonna go to the third...

Playoffs Hinge on Win Against W.T. White Tonight

Playoffs Hinge on Win Against W.T. White Tonight

Caeden Sargent

February 13, 2018


Filed under Lead, Sports, Spring

With the 23-point loss against Jesuit, the push to make the playoffs got much harder for varsity basketball. While tied with Lake Highlands for the 4th spot in district 10-6A, a win against W.T White, along with Jesuit beating Skyline would propel the Eagles into the playoffs. If Skyline beats Jesuit,...

Baseball Clinches Playoff Berth

Baseball Clinches Playoff Berth

April 28, 2017


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By Jacob Richman On the same night the baseball players suffered a 5-0 loss to Coppell, they clinched the final playoff spot in district 9-6A with WT White falling to Lake Highlands. After the Eagles split their two game series with WT White, it was clear the two teams would be in contention for th...

Swim Season Ends With a Wave of Good News

Swim Season Ends With a Wave of Good News

March 10, 2017


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By Kazi Nassif The swimming season came to an end at regionals late last month, but the season marked significant progress for the program, with 18 swimmers advancing to regionals. Senior Jose Ramirez said this season was particularly memorable because of the team's success and camaraderie. "I...

Eagles Drop Out of Playoffs Despite Encouraging Season

Eagles Drop Out of Playoffs Despite Encouraging Season

March 7, 2017


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By Jacob Richman     With a victory over the number one team in 6A, the second highest scoring 6A player and a third place finish in district, the varsity basketball team made an impressive resume going into the playoffs. However it wasn't enough to move the team further than the first round. ...

Early Finish at Playoffs for Lady Eagles

Early Finish at Playoffs for Lady Eagles

March 7, 2017


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By Jacob RichmanOne season after the Lady Eagles made their run to the regional quarterfinal, the team looked very different. With a new coach and almost entirely new team with the exception of their three captains, there was little experience on the team.The Eagles finished the 2016-2017 campaign with...

Female Wrestler Advances to State for the First Time in History

Female Wrestler Advances to State for the First Time in History

March 3, 2017


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By Caroline Cluiss Erika Torres confidently stepped onto the mat at the Berry Center in Houston and made history as the first and only female to wrestle at the state tournament. Torres and her teammates trained for the regional and state tournaments since they were freshman, and Torres said that w...

Eagles Swim to Regionals

Eagles Swim to Regionals

January 31, 2017


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By Kazi NassifLast Friday, 18 individual swimmers advanced to regionals at the 8-6A District Championships. The Eagles won a total of 12 medals, with 86% of the swimmers achieving their personal best times.The RHS "Swimmers of the Meet" were seniors Sofia Sacco, Andrew Plese, and Jose Ramirez-Ozaeta...

Girls Basketball Eases Into District

Girls Basketball Eases Into District

January 20, 2017


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By Kazi Nassif The girls basketball team beat Coppell last Friday, 57-51, rallying from an 11-point deficit at the half. They started off the season 10-14, but are 2nd in District 9-6A following their strong 5-1 start in district. The group is led by a trio of sophomores including Noelle Yancy, Nikya ...

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