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Head cross country, track and field coach Steve Telaneus poses with the girls cross country teams regional trophy in 2016.

Leaving a legacy on and off the track

Coach’s death impacts school, community
Madi Olivier 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. It was also included...

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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.

What’s in a number?

Junior finds special meaning in jersey
Samantha Thornfelt 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...

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Senior Maddie Meiner high jumps 5 feet 8 inches at a meet her junior year, tying the school record.

Getting it done

Senior shares lifelong passion for track
Michael Minton April 29, 2020

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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.

Marquettes postpone auditions, spring show due to COVID-19

Madi Olivier 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...

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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.

Changing tides

Swim coach reflects on achieving Olympic dream
Madi Olivier March 13, 2020

Editor's note: This story was included in the portfolio that was named superior in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest. It was also named a superior sports feature story. Every day at 4:45 a.m., swim...

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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.

Top of the pyramid

Cheer places second at nationals
Ayra Charania 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...

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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.

Fighting back #together

Coach honored at annual Cancer Night
McKenna Cowley 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...

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

Let’s get ready to tumble

Senior coaches, competes in trampoline and tumbling
Adriana Pueskens 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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Ultimate frisbee profiles

Ultimate frisbee profiles

McKenna Cowley February 17, 2020

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The boys varsity basketball team huddles around head coach Shane Rogers as he discusses the game. The Marauders lost to the Flower Mound Jaguars 66-51.

Basketball loses to Flower Mound 66-51

Samson George February 7, 2020

The boys’ varsity basketball team came up short 66-51 against their cross-town rivals, the Flower Mound Jaguars, at their game Tuesday night. “We’ve got to have a good start,” Rogers said. “[We’ve]...

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Members of the wrestling team show off their can of beans after a morning workout. The team practices Tuesday through Thursday from 6 - 7:30 a.m. to get ready for their meets.

Lucky charms

Sports teams motivated by unique traditions
Michael Minton February 2, 2020

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Coach comes full circle

Former player leaves pros, now coaches soccer
Adriana Pueskens January 30, 2020

Editor’s note: this story was named as an excellent sports feature in the TAJE Best in Texas contest. It also won third place for sports in the Press Women of Texas high school contest and first place for...

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