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Following in stride

The team renamed their annual Marcus Invitational to the Coach T Invitational to honor previous head coach Steve Telaneus (left). It will take place on Oct. 10 at North Lake Park in Denton. The first race starts at 7:30 a.m.
New head coach takes over after mentor’s death
September 24, 2020

If anyone glanced through the window of the cross country team’s bus in July 2016, they wouldn’t have seen anything special.  They were on their way home after training in the Woodlands. Athletes...

Hit the ground running

Assistant Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Corey Wales moved from Utah to work with the Marauders. This is his first year with the program.
Cross country, track program hires new assistant coach
September 24, 2020

One of Head Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Andrew Reinberg’s first tasks after taking over the program was hiring Assistant Coach Corey Wales in late July. “He’s been helping me and...

Kicking off the Marauder season

Senior Garrett Nussmeier takes a break during the Marauder's scrimmage against Prosper.
September 18, 2020

After a long and unpredictable offseason, the football team is back on the field and ready for the 2020 season. They played their first game of the year last night against the Prosper Eagles. Since it ...

Leaving a legacy on and off the track

Head cross country, track and field coach Steve Telaneus poses with the girls cross country team's regional trophy in 2016.
Coach’s death impacts school, community
May 7, 2020

Editor's note: This story included in the portfolio that won first place for writer of the year in the 2020 National Scholastic Press Association individual awards competition. The school is mourning...

What’s in a number?

Junior Matie Wolkow pitches at a home softball game. She has had the jersey number 12 since she started playing at the age of 6.
Junior finds special meaning in jersey
April 30, 2020

Junior Matie Wolkow lives in sets of 12. It’s the number on the calculator she uses in Algebra II. It’s what she catches herself counting out when she counts out things in groups. It’s the...

Getting it done

Senior Maddie Meiner high jumps 5 feet 8 inches at a meet her junior year, tying the school record.
Senior shares lifelong passion for track
April 29, 2020

Marquettes postpone auditions, spring show due to COVID-19

Senior Marquette officer Bella Fortino leads her line onto the field to greet the players at the start of the Sept. 13 football game. The Marquettes recently decided to postpone their annual spring show and auditions in response to COVID-19.
April 5, 2020

The Marquettes are one of the many groups on campus that have had to cancel their spring activities, including their auditions for next year’s team. The tryouts were originally going to be held on April...

Changing tides

Swim coach Shannon Gillespy had a qualifying time for the 1980 Olympic swim team, but they never got to compete because of the boycott. She was  chosen to be an Olympic coach in 2012.
Swim coach reflects on achieving Olympic dream
March 13, 2020

Every day at 4:45 a.m., swim coach and natatorium manager Shannon Gillespy is greeted by the smell of chlorine as she steps into her office at the LISD Westside Aquatic Center. A large window takes...

Top of the pyramid

Senior Kaitlyn Reichenberger was part of the varsity team that placed second at nationals. She performed their nationals routine for the last time at their pep rally on Nov. 22.
Cheer places second at nationals
March 12, 2020

The cheerleaders circled together, tightly holding hands and watching from backstage as the team before them performed at NCA nationals. After sharing motivational messages and saying a prayer, they...

Fighting back #together

Posters were hung around the school to announce the game and honor golf coach Kerry Gabel. Coaches and members of the boys teams cheered on the girls during their game, and also had a game afterwards to support Gabel.
Coach honored at annual Cancer Night
March 11, 2020

Golf coach Kerry Gabel was honored for his fight with kidney cancer at the Lady Marauder Basketball game on Feb. 4. The annual Cancer Night is organized by the Lady Marauder basketball coaches. They...

Let’s get ready to tumble

Senior Quinn Maguire competes for Winkids in Tumbling and Trampoline. He also coaches children of all ages, from toddlers to high schoolers.
Senior coaches, competes in trampoline and tumbling
March 6, 2020

The arena is half-full with spectators there to see the tumblers. The place is filled with the sound of feet hitting the trampolines, and competitors practicing their routines on the floor.  Senior...

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February 17, 2020

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