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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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Football won the homecoming game 60-0 (pictured). The Marauders also came out on top last week 15-7 against Coppell.

Taking the mound

Football looking to secure a playoff spot at Mound Showdown game
Samson George October 24, 2019

The Marauders will head across town tomorrow at 7 p.m. to take on the Flower Mound Jaguars in the annual Mound Showdown game. “It's a big week. Flower Mound, Battle of the Mound, it's going to be...

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Head coach Kevin Atkinson celebrated with the team after their win against the Coppell Cowboys. Last week, the Marauders beat the Hebron Hawks 24-14.

Marauders defeat Coppell 15-7

Samson George October 19, 2019

The Marauders beat the Coppell Cowboys 15-7 last night. The team is first in the district with a 6-1 record. In the first half, the Marauders’ offense punted on every drive and didn't score. The Cowboys,...

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Last week, the Marauders beat the Hebron Hawks 24-14.

Marauders to play the Coppell Cowboys

Preview of the upcoming football game
Samson George October 17, 2019

The Marauders will try to keep their winning streak alive tomorrow night when they play against the Coppell Cowboys. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Marauder stadium. “Once we shut down their run game,...

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The Marauders celebrated their win after the game. It was their fifth straight victory of the season.

Marauders get the win over Hebron

Samson George October 12, 2019

The Marauders beat the Hebron Hawks 24-14 in last night's game. After the win, the team chanted one phrase throughout the stadium — “the M is back.”  The Marauders are currently 3-0 in district...

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The Marauders beat the Nimitz Vikings 53-7 at their last game.

Marauders to take on Hebron

Samson George October 10, 2019

The Marauders are looking to keep their winning streak alive tomorrow night against the Hebron Hawks. The game will be in Marauder Stadium at 7 p.m. If they come out on top, it will be their fifth straight...

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The swim team holds pinkies as they wait for the shootout to begin. At the beginning of big races, the athletes will join together in anticipation and support of their teammates.

Making a splash

Swim team kicks off their season with Ranger Relays
Adriana Pueskens October 8, 2019

On Sept. 28, the swim and dive team competed at the annual Ranger Relays at the Robson and Lindley Aquatics Center, Southern Methodist University. Thirteen schools competed in the meet, which was comprised...

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