Thunder in the Hills and on the Field

Thunder is a noise that holds great power and begs for respect from all who are near, so it only makes sense that the Tiger Drumline hosts the Thunder in the Hills Drumline contest annually. Bands from around Texas are given the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a renowned panel of judges from across the country. In its 8th year, Thunder in the Hills will … Continue reading Thunder in the Hills and on the Field

Tiger track takes home bronze

Seniors Trevor Heinz and Colton Hawkins, Junior Zack Kovar, and sophomore Bryce Kalsu came in third against thousands of other competing runners in the 4 X 800 at Texas Relays on Saturday. Though not the case in many states, the 4 X 800 isn’t a required track and field activity in Texas, so it’s still something the students want to work on. “There is definitely … Continue reading Tiger track takes home bronze

DSHS varsity takes home the win in their first district game against Marble Falls

The Dripping Springs varsity baseball team won their first district game of the season on March 21, 2016, against the Marble Falls Mustangs with a final score of 3-2. While it took the team a while to find their tempo, senior Dalton Warren never had any doubts that the team could not defeat the Mustangs. “We really found our stride during the seventh inning and … Continue reading DSHS varsity takes home the win in their first district game against Marble Falls

Varsity tennis competes in district 5A

The Dripping Springs Tigers varsity tennis team competed in the District 5A tournament on April 5-6. This ever important tournament may have stressed the players, but head coach Cary Jackson’s faith in the team never wavered. “Our results were as expected,” said Jackson. “We compete in a very tough district so i think we played as well as we could.” Even though this team, as … Continue reading Varsity tennis competes in district 5A

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

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

Varsity wrestling go to regionals

The Dripping Springs varsity wrestling team will be taking six young men to regionals on Feb, 12th. Feb, 13th. This will determine who will go to state or not. Senior Luke Hodsden has been wrestling and competing since he was five years old so it was no surprise when he won first place last year at state for his weight class. “This will be my … Continue reading Varsity wrestling go to regionals

Varsity basketball boys defeat Leander Lions, 53-50

The Dripping Springs varsity boys basketball team took home the win on Friday, Jan. 22, against the Leander Lions with a final score of 53-50. “We had the lead for pretty much the entire second half,” head coach Craig Swannack said. “Leander was the first place team in our district until we knocked them down to second” With a well deserved win, the guys executed … Continue reading Varsity basketball boys defeat Leander Lions, 53-50