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Jalen Catalon: Following a Legacy’s Footsteps

Jalen Catalon: Following a Legacy’s Footsteps

Kendra Washington, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories

Sophomore Jalen Catalon gets back into position for the next play as the varsity football announcer credits him for the beneficial defensive play. While the crowd screams his name, his number and face flash across the big screen. The referee blows his whistle, and Jalen starts focusing on the next play....

Catherine Richardson: Running A Legacy

Catherine Richardson: Running A Legacy

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
November 10
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As senior Catherine Richardson crosses the finish line, she tries to catch her breath and looks down at her feet, realizing how much hard work she has put into her last cross country season of her high school career. “I was really nervous because this was potentially my last race, but I was also...

Randy Wright: More Than Just A Game

Randy Wright: More Than Just A Game

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
October 27
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Junior Randy Wright listens to the booming roar of the crowd as he crosses the goal line, scoring his first touchdown on varsity this season. He high fives his teammates and looks at the crowd, realizing how much effort he’s put in to achieve his goal. “Being on varsity as a junior has given...

Lear in London

Lear in London

Felicity Veliz, Staff Writer
October 12
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As junior Rachel Van Lear says goodbye to her mom before traveling all the way across the world, she thinks about what this year's mission trip has in store for her. Van Lear has been involved in The Turning Point Church in Fort Worth, Texas since she moved from Minnesota in 2011. Van Lear and he...

Cody Brennan: Just For Kicks

Cody Brennan: Just For Kicks

Lauryn Reid, Staff Writer
October 9
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Junior Cody Brennan begins to chase the ball down to steal it from his opponent's feet. He dribbles the ball down the field, kicking it into the goal to score the winning shot. He then stands on the field tired and in a haze, reflecting on his achievement. Brennan, who has been playing soccer for...

Q&A With Silver Spur Captain Abby Lodrigues

Q&A With Silver Spur Captain Abby Lodrigues

Rylie Escalante, Staff Writer
October 5
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How long have you been dancing? “I began my dancing experience at A Step In Time when I was two years old.” How did you become a dancer? Who or what inspired you? “My mom was a dancer in college, so she put me in dance when I was young.” How has dance impacted your life? “Being a...

Nyah Buckrham: Call Backs

Nyah Buckrham: Call Backs

Rebekah Rosenstein, Staff Writer
September 29
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Senior Nyah Buckrham walks in the adrenaline-filled audition room both self-assured and self-aware. Confidence and tenacity course through her veins; finally the moment she has tirelessly worked for has arrived. Buckrham auditioned for the popular singing talent show, “The Voice,” on Dec. 12 of...

Ms. Amberly Walker: Forever Family

Ms. Amberly Walker: Forever Family

Saella Ware, Staff Writer
September 17
Filed under Personalities, Recent Stories, Top Story

A picture lights up on the screen with five gleaming faces with the caption, “We are yours!” She looks at her husband as tears stream down her face, and he cries, too, with tears of joy. Those five new faces were hers, theirs now. For once, the hardships of life were defied, and they were granted...

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Kaitlin Phipps: Slight Detour

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
September 12
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Junior Kaitlin Phipps knew she would not be coming back to Texas very soon. She passed her flight ticket to the attendant before walking up to her plane with only her carry-on bag. Phipps was nervous for the flight since it was her first ever plane ride on her own. With a deep breath, she settled into...

Sadie Johnson: Far Away From Home

Sadie Johnson: Far Away From  Home

Lauren Hargrove, Staff Writer
September 8
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As junior Sadie Johnson stepped into Legacy she felt a rush of adrenaline, knowing that a year ago she lived in a completely different place, Naples, Italy. Johnson was born and raised in Texas. She moved to Naples during the summer of 2013 because of her Dad’s job. She lived there for three years...