Micah Slaton goes for the gold

Time slowed as DSHS senior, Micah Slaton, focused on keeping his muscles moving through the water during the intense feud. His hard work and determination would soon pay off. With heart still pounding and adrenaline running, Slaton looked to the board that reported the win, which had eluded his grasp the year before. He had just won gold for the UIL State 100m butterfly. “I … Continue reading Micah Slaton goes for the gold

New take on Valentine’s Day: Galentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but if your three-day weekend wasn’t satisfactory, hopefully the half price chocolate was able to make up for it. For many, February can mean a month of love and roses and pink and red, but for some, it means anxiety about finding a Valentine to watch sappy rom-coms with. Personally, I’ve always felt that the holiday is slightly overrated. … Continue reading New take on Valentine’s Day: Galentine’s Day

It came from Steam: Planetside 2

  There is nothing like Planetside 2 (PS2), which is personally my favorite video game. Only one word can describe how great PS2 is: EPIC. Originally created by Sony Online Entertainment, then bought by Daybreak Games, this game was released on November 20, 2012. Not much lore is available for it, but it is a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game combined with First Person … Continue reading It came from Steam: Planetside 2

People of DSHS: Insiya Aziz

Senior Insiya Aziz didn’t know what to expect when she checked her sophomore class rank for the first time. She certainly wasn’t expecting to see that she was not only in the top ten percent, but stood at a prestigious level of number one in her class. Two years have passed since then and she is still number one in her class. With Aziz’s senior … Continue reading People of DSHS: Insiya Aziz

People of DSHS: Ashni Clayton

Behind a DSHS yearbook, there is a whole years worth of writing captions, feature stories, taking pictures, finding just the right picture to put in, and keeping in mind the wants of the student body. In other words, it’s A LOT of work. But thankfully behind every yearbook there is also a team of people working their hardest to give this school yet another incredible … Continue reading People of DSHS: Ashni Clayton

Softball putting in hard work and determination

The DSHS softball team this year has eight returning players and four new freshman players joining the team this year. With scrimmages and tournaments on the rise you could say softball is starting to get busy and get back into their everyday routine. “I would like to see improvement in the mental aspect of the game,” head coach Wade Womack said,  “Our goal is to … Continue reading Softball putting in hard work and determination

Last minute one act change

In March & April, the DSHS Theater Department will participate in the UIL One Act Play Competition. The play they were originally going to perform was Boeing! Boeing!— but that is no longer the case. Due to last minute complications, the theater department has changed the show. The new play is now Arsenic and Old Lace. “You can use Boeing! Boeing! in competition as long … Continue reading Last minute one act change

Girl’s soccer: an overview

The girls’ soccer teams are among the highest performing athletes at Dripping  Springs High School. Amidst injuries and illness, and with the possibility of playoffs in the near future, the soccer girls have been putting in countless hours of hard practice to achieve their goals. “[We’ve been] playing some top-notch teams, but for the most part we’re playing up to their level,”  junior Hailey Hodsden said. The soccer … Continue reading Girl’s soccer: an overview