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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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Senior Ryan Lee huddles with the rest of the team as they discuss the game ahead. The Marauders beat the Irving Tigers 65-32.

Marauders beat Irving Tigers 65-32

Recap of basketball's win against the Irving Tigers
Samson George January 23, 2020

The Marauders beat the Irving Tigers 65-32 on Tuesday night at the boy’s varsity basketball game. It was the team’s seventh win of the season. The Marauders got an early lead after going on an 11-0...

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Senior Garrett Walters dribbles the ball down the court during a practice.

Meet some of basketball’s playmakers

Michael Minton December 12, 2019

Abbie Barr, 10, Girls Varsity Guard and Captain How is the team preparing for the season? "Preparing for the season so far, during practices we do conditioning and try to show up every day just giving...

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Players, coaches and spectators took part in the Marauder tradition of linking pinkies during the game.

Varisty football ends season as area champions

Samson George December 10, 2019

It’s a good sign when a team only loses one game in the regular season. This was the case for the 2019 varsity football team. They won both major rivalry games, Battle of the Ax and Mound Showdown....

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The softball team will be collecting gently used sports equipment at their field this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The items will be sent to children around the world that dont normally have access to them.

Softball shares love of sports with kids in need

Madi Olivier December 5, 2019

The softball team will be collecting gently used sports equipment this Saturday to send to kids living around the world, including in Costa Rica, Peru, Jamaica and the Philippines. All donations can...

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The Marauders watch from the sidelines as their teammates play the Tascosa Rebels on the field. The game ended in a 46-14 loss for the Marauders.

Football season comes to an end

Recap of the Marauders' last game of the season
Samson George December 1, 2019

Players and coaches hugged and emotions filled the away sidelines. Players and coaches from both teams shook hands and the Marauders took a knee in front of the Tascosa Rebels’ band as they played their...

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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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