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Junior wide receiver Tyler Schott runs with the ball before being tackled towards the end of the first half.

Marauders beat Lake Highlands Wildcats

Recap of the Marauders' win in the area round of the playoffs
Samson George November 27, 2019

The second the horn blew, signaling the end of the fourth quarter, the Marauders ran with joy on the field. The student section couldn't stop cheering as the Marauders and the Lake Highlands Wildcats exchanged...

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The Marauders tackle Keller Central players at last weeks game. The Marauders ended the game on top 34-7.

Marauders to play Lake Highland Wildcats

Preview of the second round playoffs football game
Samson George November 23, 2019

The Marauders are looking to stop a rushing attack from the Lake Highland Wildcats in the area round of the playoffs. The game will take place tomorrow at 1 p.m. at The Star in Frisco. The Marauders are...

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Junior defensive back Ty Johnson walks off of the field after a play. The Marauders defense ended the night with three sacks on third downs.

Marauders beat Keller Central Chargers

Recap of football's first playoff game
Samson George November 16, 2019

Last night, the Marauders won the bi-district round of the playoffs after beating the Keller Central Chargers 34-7. The Marauders went into the game with the motto “still hungry and going 1-0.” “It's...

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College freshman Kate Askew prepares to shoot the ball in a game against Guyer last season. Askew has taken the skills she has learned in high school and now plays water polo for Austin College.

Water polo makes waves

Water polo becomes a UIL pilot sanctioned sport after seven years
Adriana Pueskens November 15, 2019

On Oct. 21, the University Interscholastic League board unanimously passed water polo as a UIL pilot program starting in August 2021. This means that the sport will be supervised by the UIL committee for...

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Last week, the Marauders defeated the Lewisville Farmers 48-42 in overtime at the Battle of the Axe. The team is hoping to keep up their nine game win streak as they head into the playoffs.

Marauders prepare for first playoffs game

Football looking to get first playoff win in four years
Samson George November 14, 2019

The Marauders’ offense will be tested against the fast and furious Keller Central Chargers’ defense tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in the Marauder stadium. The team hasn’t had a playoff game at home...

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The axe is back

Recap of the Battle of the Axe
Samson George November 9, 2019

The Marauders brought the axe back home after their 48-42 overtime victory against one of their biggest rivals, the Lewisville Farmers. With the win, the Marauders were officially named the undefeated...

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At their last game, the Marauders came out on top of the Irving MacArthur Cardinals 49-13. The team is looking to keep up their winning streak at they prepare to play for the axe.

Marauders prepare for Battle of the Axe

Preview of the annual Battle of the Axe game against Lewisville
Samson George November 7, 2019

After winning their past eight games, the Marauders are looking forward to taking on the Lewisville Farmers, one of their biggest rivals. The team is hoping to get the axe back after losing it last year. The...

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This is the third time in the programs history that the football team became district champions. They achieved it in 1995 and 1997.

Marauders are district champions

Recap of football's win over Irving MacArthur
Samson George November 3, 2019

The Marauders were victorious over the Irving MacArthur Cardinals last night with a final score of 49-13. This win made the Marauders the 6-6A district champions for the first time since 1997. The...

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The Marauders played the Irving MacArthur Cardinals last year (pictured above) and came out on top 34-17. The Marauders last game was against Flower Mound and they got the win 34-31.

Marauders to play Irving MacArthur Cardinals

Preview of football's upcoming game against Irving MacArthur
Samson George November 1, 2019

The Marauders will play their last regular season home game against Irving MacArthur Cardinals tonight at 7 p.m.   If the Marauders come out on top, they will be the district champions for the 2019...

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Senior Ryan Mouakket was inspired to give tennis a shot in sixth grade while watching it on TV with his dad. He now aspires to earn a state title.

Game, set, match

Senior’s ambitions drive his tennis goals
Ayra Charania October 30, 2019

While Senior Ryan Mouakket cannot point to one specific source for his competitive nature, it has always been a part of him. During an elementary school field trip to the Perot Museum, Ryan came across...

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Senior Emma Vega (right) smiles with her teammate, senior Corey McGrath (left), at her swim banquet junior year. Emma had surgery on her left arm the week before the dinner and had to wear an arm sling to the event.

Swimming against the current

Senior pushes through despite health condition
Samantha Thornfelt October 28, 2019

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

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Marauders qualify for playoffs

Samson George October 26, 2019

Editor’s note: This story won third place for sports news in the CSPA Gold Circle Awards.  The Marauders are playoffs bound after reclaiming the mound over the Flower Mound Jaguars 34-31 last night....

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