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The Marauders huddled together after their loss to get pumped up for their next game.

Marauders defeated 28-14 in season opener

Samson George August 31, 2019

Thursday night the Marcus Marauders were defeated 28-14 on the road against the James Bowie Volunteers. Marcus started their 1st drive with a fumble, which the Volunteers went on scored, going up 7-0...

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The football team came out on top at their last scrimmage and are hoping to continue their success as they head into their first game of the regular season.

Kicking off the football season

Football team prepares for the first game of the season
Samson George August 28, 2019

With the preseason coming to a close, the football team has focused on their team motto of “ELITE” and making a team effort. On Thursday, the team will get the chance to put those words into action...

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During the varsity game, sophomore Caroline Hilliard runs toward the goal. The team ended their season after their game against Byron Nelson on March 29.

Big cleats to fill

Girls soccer rebuilds after state-finalist team graduates
Michael Minton April 26, 2019

Sweaty and exhausted, the varsity girls soccer team knew the 2018 state championship game wasn’t looking good. Houston Memorial moved so fast and never seemed to tire. When the final buzzer rang, the...

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Meet the mascot - John Creley

Meet the mascot – John Creley

Madi Olivier April 26, 2019

The mascot is an iconic part of school history, and can be seen at almost every pep rally and sporting event. However, most students don’t know who is actually in the suit. Get to know the person in...

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Out of the park

Softball underclassmen commit early
Madi Olivier April 26, 2019

Deciding what college to go to can take years, and even some seniors don’t know where they want to go. However, these two underclassmen have their collegiate futures planned before most students their...

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Junior Lexie Smoot has won many awards at national and state clay target tournaments. The team’s awards are displayed in Mr. Cooke’s room.

Shooting through stereotypes

Clay target team receives national recognition while combating misconceptions about their sport
Nikhila Bulusu, Writer April 2, 2019

The field was completely silent as junior Lexie Smoot focused on the small, orange target flying up in the air. Her usual, carefree demeanor was nowhere to be seen as she forgot about the world around...

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Last year, current senior Brett Hedges took a picture with his sister, freshman Brynn Hedges just after winning the game against Waco Midway High School. The win in round three of the playoffs allowed the varsity baseball team to advance to the regional semi-finals.

Brynn’s buddies

Siblings share strong connection despite disability
Kendall Cooper, Copy editor April 2, 2019

The bell that ended second period rang throughout campus and the halls were flooded with students as usual. Senior varsity baseball player Brett Hedges was walking down the hall when he heard his sister’s...

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Sophomore Erin Bookout, junior Celine Toias and senior Ivana Tieu perform the second place routine at a pep rally. The cheerleaders don’t perform full routines at events like football games, so the pep rally was an opportunity for the team to show off their hard work to other students.

Pom poms and pixie dust

Cheerleaders rank second at national competition in Disney
Nikhila Bulusu and Madi Olivier March 22, 2019

Cheers erupted through the crowd as the cheerleaders ran out onto the competition floor to prepare for their performance in February. They pumped up the crowd, jumping and shaking their pom poms. They...

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Set for the future

Set for the future

Senior shares passion for volleyball with mom
Nikhila Bulusu, Entertainment editor February 12, 2019

Girls wearing white shirts and high ponytails were dispersed across the gym, running drills and serving balls. Final pre-game jitters escaped as the girls spotted smiling, familiar faces in the stands....

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Wheelin’ for charity

Circle of Friends holds Mound Showdown fundraiser
Ava Bush, Sports editor February 12, 2019

The school’s Circle of Friends group went head-to-head with their Flower Mound High School counterparts in a “Battle of the Mound” wheelchair basketball game on Oct. 17. The Marauders won the...

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Diving into success

Diving into success

Freshman makes waves on dive team
Madi Olivier February 7, 2019

The diving board seemed to tower over the lake as freshman Sydney Rice, then 6, peeked over the edge. Fear consumed her as she tried to muster the courage to jump into the water below. Rice stood on the...

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Sophomore Maggie Moore prepares to face off against her Ryan High School opponent in the girls first meet.

Fight like a girl

Wrestling welcomes new female team
Michael Minton, Reporter February 7, 2019

Editor's note: this story was named as an honorable mention for sports features in the TAJE Best in Texas contest. The newly formed girls wrestling team competed in their first meet Jan. 18 and started...

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