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Duel in the pool

Duel in the pool

Darci Walton, Sports editor

December 5, 2014

Though Duel in the Pool has been a tradition for the swim team to swim against district rivals Flower Mound for the last 16 years, this was the first year for the meet to be held in the new Westside Aquatic Center. Before the meet began, seniors from both teams were recognized as they walked across...

Sideline support

Sideline support

Jacob Fontaine

October 8, 2014

Ambulance lights flashed. The nearly full stadium fell silent. All eyes were glued to sophomore safety Daniel Young lying motionless on the ground. The expressions the players exchanged wordlessly conveyed how bad this one was. No one moved except for Young’s father fighting through the stands, rushing...

Defending tradition

Seniors Dana Schultz and Hunter Warner exchange the Gameday Girlies bucket. This is Warner's second year on varsity and he appreciates all of the support.

Darci Walton, Sports editor

October 8, 2014

Members of the varsity football team fill the commons wearing their black sweater vests and khaki pants. Many of them are holding a red and black decorated bucket filled to the brim with chips, candy and other little knick-knacks. It’s the first game day of the school year, a typical Friday during...

Marcus v. Mansfield

Marcus v. Mansfield

September 10, 2014

At the first 6A football game of the year, the team played  Mansfield High School. The final score was Marcus - 16 and Mansfield - 29.    

Golf team members win at district, advance to regionals

Golf team members win at district, advance to regionals

Austin Rickerson, Sports editor

April 1, 2014

All 10 players lined up on the green. Their purple shirts waved in the breeze, the motto “Play to the Max” stamped on the left side of the chest. Though they weren’t wearing the traditional red and black school colors, this uniform didn’t seem out of place, the Love to the Max bracelets clinging to ...

Softball

March 26, 2014

Marcus Smart receives three game suspension after shoving fan

Marcus Smart receives three game suspension after shoving fan

Austin Rickerson, Sports editor

February 10, 2014

Former varsity guard Marcus Smart, now a sophomore for Oklahoma State University, was suspended yesterday for three games by the Big 12 Conference for shoving a fan during Saturday’s 65-61 loss at Texas Tech. Another former varsity player, Phillip Forte, helped restrain Smart after the altercation....

Boys’ basketball victory against Hebron

Lyndsay Hilton, Designer

January 18, 2014

The Marcus boys’ basketball team brought home a win last night against district rival Hebron. The Marauders beat the Hawks with a final score of 61-58, moving them into first place in a very competitive district. Marcus had the lead for the majority of the game, coming out on top at the end of each ...

Cross country runners qualify for state competition

Cross country runners qualify for state competition

Alex Helm, Writer

November 8, 2013

The sound of running feet pound on the course. The woosh of heavy breathing could be heard as runners passed by. The cross country team ran hard at their region race in Lubbock last weekend. After the final runner crossed the finish line, the placements were announced. The varsity girls placed fourt...

Spinal setback

Spinal setback

Anna Middleton, Entertainment editor

November 8, 2013

The cheerleaders could feel the cold air flowing into the Excite gymnasium. As they tumbled and flipped across the room, goose bumps formed on their legs. Although they were chilly, they kept up their spirit throughout practice by shouting their rehearsed cheers and keeping bright white smiles on their...

Life behind the camera

Life behind the camera

Allie Loder, Writer

October 16, 2013

As the Friday night lights flip on and the crowd buzzes with excitement, all eyes fixate on the players on the field. Fast moving plays and rough tackles hold the attention of the student body in the stands. But down on the field, a select few view the game from a different perspective: through a lens. The...

Avoiding impact

Up early in the morning, a group of junior varisty football players practice a series of playts. These plays involve defending the team quarterback and meeting an offensive team after kick-off.

Adam Hernandez, Writer

October 15, 2013

Bright lights shone down on Marauder Stadium. It was the last game of the season for the Downing Middle School A team. Current sophomore Mitch Cason dropped back to throw for one of the final plays, when an unblocked linebacker came out of nowhere. He knocked Cason to the turf, causing his head to smash...

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