Paola Roberts

Paola Roberts

Daniel Drzycimski, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014 • 515 views
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Sophomore Paola Roberts fills up a metal tub with ice water and watches senior baseball player Corey Murray struggle in and begin to shiver. As a school athletic trainer, Roberts always wants to help out and do whatever she can to contribute to the current sport she works as a trainer for. “I became... Read more »

Cole Hearrean

Cole Hearrean

Aaron Johns, Staff Writer
May 13, 2014 • 254 views
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As the big, looping curveball froze the batter at the plate, senior Cole Hearrean had just struck out his sixth batter of the game. Minutes later, Hearrean found himself rounding second base, heading for third as he just hit a ball off the wall, scoring two runs. Hearrean pitched every Tuesday during... Read more »

Cameron Chavarria

Cameron Chavarria

Sarah Pearson, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014 • 249 views
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Entering art class, sophomore Cameron Chavarria knows exactly what to do. Whether it’s drawing, painting or creating sculptures, Chavarria finds it all familiar. She discovered her passion for art in first grade and has continued to make art ever since. “My favorite thing about creating art... Read more »

Stevie Burns

Stevie Burns

Kennedy Wynn, Guest Writer
May 6, 2014 • 278 views
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Junior Stevie Burns, junior Lieutenant for the Silver Spurs and French horn player in the band, balances school, performing and competitions while dealing with injuries and health issues. Burns takes four AP classes and keeps calendars for drill team, band rehearsals and competitions. During marching... Read more »

Nikki La Voie

Nikki La Voie

Michelle McDaniel, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014 • 252 views
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Sophomore Nikki La Voie scanned the list, searching for her name amid the jumble of other people crowded around the paper. Locating hers, she smiled at the result. “I just felt really happy and proud of myself for doing the best I could,” La Voie said. “I didn’t care about the publicity, it... Read more »

Searching for Sequins: Girls Prepare for Prom

Searching for Sequins: Girls Prepare for Prom

Madison Fountain, Personality Editor
April 17, 2014 • 408 views
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The fashion topic on nearly every senior girl’s mind this time of the year: to find a prom dress. Unlike the majority of girls who plan to buy their dress at large dress stores like Whatchamacallit and Terry Costa, seniors Amber Dever and Jade Mactavish have different ideas of where to get their dresses.... Read more »

Terrance Ivery

Terrance Ivery

Aaron Johns, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014 • 100 views
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The rain came down from all angles, feeling more like pebbles than water. Senior quarterback Terrance Ivery entered the huddle with the play. The offense broke the huddle and everybody got set on the line of scrimmage. Ivery hiked the ball, dropped back, then took off down the right side of the field.... Read more »

Aubrey Valenzuela

Aubrey Valenzuela

Michelle McDaniel, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014 • 339 views
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The breeze whipped past sophomore Aubrey Valenzuela’s face as he jumped down a staircase landing on the bottom. He immediately pedalled a few feet further away from the stairs, then circled around to try again. Being a new member on a BMX team, he would need the practice. Aubrey Valenzuela performs... Read more »

Corey Murray

Corey Murray

Daniel Drzycimski, Staff Writer
April 15, 2014 • 248 views
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Corey Murray carefully places a hook through a red and black, plastic worm and slings his fishing rod around his side. He hears the familiar whiz of his line flying out into the water and, as it hits the bottom of the pond, he slowly brings his bait in, bumping it along the bottom the entire way. Just... Read more »

Kameron Alston

Kameron Alston

Talley Flowers, Staff Writer
March 6, 2014 • 230 views
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Taking a few deep breaths, junior Kameron Alston prepares to sing at the final concert for Texas All State. He is one of thousands of musicians that have made it through all four rounds of the competition and into the choir. Alston... Read more »