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Star Returns Home

Star Returns Home

December 5, 2013


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Fans surround reigning National League Championship Servies MVP Michael Wacha and politely ask for autographs and pictures with the rising star of the St. Louis Cardinals' organization. Such a scenario has become commonplace for the former Pleasant Grove athlete in St. Louis, but it's an entirely...

Close to the Top

Close to the Top

November 14, 2013


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Junior Sostenes Sanchez still has a few goals that he wants to achieve, but the list is getting shorter. Sanchez finished 24th in the UIL State Cross Country Meet last week. It was his second straight trip to the meet. He finished 62nd last year. "He ran a good race," coach Kendrick Smith said. "It's...

One Last Hoorah!

One Last Hoorah!

November 8, 2013


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Tonight, 34 seniors will participate in their final home football game of their high school career. Sixteen football players, thirteen band members, and five cheerleaders will take the field and fill the stands of Hawk Stadium for the last time. The seniors will be recognized before the game at 7 o' c...

Volleyball Playoff Preview

Volleyball Playoff Preview

November 4, 2013


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Tuesday night, the Lady Hawks volleyball team honored its thirteen seniors and went back on court to bury their cross-town rival, Liberty Eylau, in three sets. The win gave the Lady Hawks a third place finish in district and a secured spot in the playoffs for the 19th consecutive year. “Tuesday...

Heartbreak in Pittsburg

Heartbreak in Pittsburg

November 2, 2013


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Hawks could not have come closer at a shot to keep their playoff hopes alive than they did last Friday Night in Pittsburg. The Hawks surrendered a four point lead with 33 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter on a Pittsburg Pirate touchdown, and they would never regain the lead. The Hawks soared to...

Regional Meet Lies Ahead

Regional Meet Lies Ahead

October 31, 2013


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Last Saturday the cross country team marked one item of their checklist. Not only did the boys win the district championship but also became the first cross country team in school history to win back to back championships. Winning Saturday gave them a ticket to the Region II meet in Grand Prairie...

Lady Hawks take on Atlanta in district showdown

Lady Hawks take on Atlanta in district showdown

Megan McCorkle, News Editor

October 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

After a heartbreaking loss to North Lamar this past Tuesday, the Lady Hawks volleyball team is preparing to battle the Atlanta Rabbits on their home court after school today at 4:30 p.m. “They’ve kept up with some of the other teams,” senior Hayley Harp said. “So they aren’t a bad team at...

Short Shorts Nation

Short Shorts Nation

October 11, 2013


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It’s 5:20 a.m. Everyone is sleeping, dreaming of summer and no homework… Well, not everyone. Junior Sostenes Sanchez is waking up to get ready for cross country. Somehow he doesn’t think about pulling the covers up and staying in bed. Some how he doesn’t toss a soda into his lunch bag on his w...

Hawks Look Forward to District

Hawks Look Forward to District

October 11, 2013


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What Lies Ahead This year the Hawks look to improve on a dismal district campaign last season as the team went winless in district play. Here's a glance at how the district season should look in 2013. District opens for the Hawks with a cross town rivalry game at Liberty-Eylau. The Leopards are...

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