A Letter From the Sports Editor, Rigley Willis

Well, here we are, the last paper of the 2020 year, and it’s a special one for sure. COVID-19 has caused the 2020 school year to suddenly end without any means of a heads-up. And while, yes, we are still attending school virtually within the safety of our own homes, it feels as if everything has been turned off, rather than paused. The sports world … Continue reading A Letter From the Sports Editor, Rigley Willis

Olympic Break: Staff Writer Grant Williams Explains the Impacts

With the rise of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), many events are being cancelled due to the social distancing rules, one event being the Olympics. This being postponed not only makes us have to wait to watch the greatest sporting event worldwide, but the biggest impact is on the athletes. Because these athletes go through so much training for three years awaiting the coming of the … Continue reading Olympic Break: Staff Writer Grant Williams Explains the Impacts

Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Known throughout Dripping Springs for his photography, Ronnie Adair has been a big part of our high school’s sports for many years. “There’s nothing more important in my life than your senior year in high school, Adair said,  “Make the kids feel like rock stars. If I can get one kid an absolute picture that he can remember back on, that he can take and … Continue reading Through the Eyes of Ronnie Adair

Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

This is a time where we are all isolated in our homes and trying to stay active can be a little hard to get motivated about. That doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be doing it though. It is time to start doing things that we only do because on a normal day we need to. For all of you who are feeling this way here … Continue reading Staying Active in Isolation: Quick Tips for Workouts

Spring Athletes Open Up About COVID-19 Impacts

How has COVID-19 affected your spring sports experience? Jack Dombroski: “Personally it’s affected me on a collegiate level. It’s obvious that I am going to be missing my senior season, however, what’s affecting me more is that I will not be able to get the time I need for me to get a potential scholarship in college. It’s also made it very difficult for me … Continue reading Spring Athletes Open Up About COVID-19 Impacts

Students Named in Winter All-Central Texas Teams

Every year the Austin American-Statesman published the best of the best athletes for each sporting season. These athletes are from all over the Central Texas area and are from all school sizes. For the winter season installment, basketball, soccer, swimming, and wrestling were featured. Girls Soccer: Senior Emma Jones graced the front page as the Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Jones, a four-year varsity … Continue reading Students Named in Winter All-Central Texas Teams

Pop, Lock, & Pin: Hi-Steppers, Cheer, Wrestling Make New Sport

*originally appearing in satirical April 1 edition For the fall of 2020 the high school is introducing an entirely new sport called “Spin & Pin”  that involves aspects from cheerleading, high stepping, and wrestling to create a whole new meaning of dance battle. “I honestly am excited about this,” future player Smashington Brosif said. “I like the more physical aspect about this sport and being … Continue reading Pop, Lock, & Pin: Hi-Steppers, Cheer, Wrestling Make New Sport

Make Way For The King: Football Gets New Field, Other Teams At Expense

*originally appearing in satirical April 1 edition On March 6 the football staff for the Tigers requested a new two million dollar bond for a new practice field. Offensive Coordinator Hugo Smolhaarms and Defensive-Line Coach Skip D’Leggdeigh were the two envelope-pushers for the new practice field, as they feared for their health. “I absolutely need a new field,” Smolhaarms said, “I built these calves up … Continue reading Make Way For The King: Football Gets New Field, Other Teams At Expense