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Coach Murdock Resigns, Takes Summit Counselor Job

Coach Murdock Resigns, Takes Summit Counselor Job

Phillip Smith, Sports Editor
May 20, 2016 • 853 views
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Following an intense weight lifting session, Coach Marchie Murdock sits his basketball players down in the humid, rubber-scented air of the weight room, along with his fellow coaches, Robert Young and Bryan Dibley. The room soon quiets as he begins to speak in a low, solemn tone, attaining the undivided a... Read more »

Shannon’s Run: MISD Honors Teacher With 5K Race

Shannon’s Run: MISD Honors Teacher With 5K Race

Ashley Richardson, Sports Editor
May 6, 2016 • 291 views
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Shannon Mabe was one of the first teachers hired to work at Donna Shepherd Intermediate School when it initially opened. After teaching for 18 years, Ms. Mabe was diagnosed with Melanoma Cancer in 2012 and later passed away in 2015. Mansfield will host a 5K titled ‘Shannon’s Run’ in honor of Ms. ... Read more »

Q&A With the Bronco Baseball Team

Q&A With the Bronco Baseball Team

Ashley Richardson and Jacob Friedberg
May 5, 2016 • 462 views
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As sophomore Ryan Hill walks up to the plate, he tries to stay as focused as possible. The crowd yelling his name, the pitcher digging his cleats in the mound, so many things are going on around him, but he must relax. The pitch is thrown and Hill makes contact. A run scores and the Broncos win. ... Read more »

Girls’ Softball Makes Undefeated History

Girls’ Softball Makes Undefeated History

Hannah Shaffer, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016 • 696 views
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Senior Lisa Hart takes a deep breath and closes her eyes as she begins to focus on the upcoming game. Being a part of the varsity girls’ softball team, Hart goes through what she needs to do in order to succeed in keeping up her team’s successful streak. “Being on top feels pretty good. It’s harde... Read more »

Boys’ Golf Advances to State Tournament

Boys’ Golf Advances to State Tournament

Phillip Smith, Sports Editor
April 21, 2016 • 298 views
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Sophomore Kolton Newman anxiously gazes at his strategy sheet as he prepares to swing the golf club, sending the ball across the course on his practice round. Boys’ golf enters their second state tournament in school history on April 25 to 26. The 5A State Tournament will be held at the Hyatt ... Read more »

Varsity Softball Remains Undefeated In District

Varsity Softball Remains Undefeated In District

Phillip Smith, Sports Editor
April 8, 2016 • 245 views
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Sophomore Camryn Aguilar approaches second base as she takes the freshly-cut field with her teammates, thinking about their next possible win in district. Varsity girls’ softball continues to make history as they progress through the second round of district undefeated. Their record currently sta... Read more »

Girls’ Soccer Advances to Regional Semifinals

Girls’ Soccer Advances to Regional Semifinals

Ashley Richardson, Sports Editor
April 6, 2016 • 848 views
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[Updated April 6] Sophomore Emily Lass walked into the game against Sulphur Springs with confidence. Getting into her zone, Lass kept quiet and prepared for the upcoming match. At the half, the score was tied, 0-0, however the Lady Broncos strategized and the team managed to score two points in the... Read more »

JV Tennis Reflects on Season

JV Tennis Reflects on Season

Rebekah Rosenstein, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016 • 852 views
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Freshman Mason Calloway set his sights on the tennis ball coming toward him, lined it up with his racket and swung, hitting the ball straight across the net. A feeling of exhilaration washed over him and a smile crept across his face. Calloway plays on the JV tennis team, along with 12 others. Cha... Read more »

Bronco History: Girls’ Basketball Advances to Regional Quarterfinals

Bronco History: Girls’ Basketball Advances to Regional Quarterfinals

Ashley Richardson, Sports Editor
February 19, 2016 • 1,571 views
Filed under Sports Stories

The final buzzer sounded as John Tyler chunked the basketball at the goal for a last second shot. In a second that felt like time stopped, the players and fans watched as the ball fell to the floor, missing the basket that could have tied the game. Legacy defeated the number six ranked high school (... Read more »

Track Hosts Bronco Relays

Track Hosts Bronco Relays

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
February 18, 2016 • 1,319 views
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Early in the morning coaches and runners will show up and won’t go home until late that night. Coaches simultaneously dread and look forward to Saturday's track meet while the runners look forward to meeting the competition. This meet is one of the largest meets in the metroplex. The meet consists of... Read more »