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Out-working failure: Senior credits school record to hard work

Ron Toback-Wolf October 15, 2021

There’s a social stigma around the number 100 that makes it so substantial. Turning 100 years old, scoring 100 points on a test, publishing 100 issues of a comic. The number 100 is something people...

Senior tennis player pushes through pain to find success

Sophia Bradley December 4, 2019

Playing and competing in a sport with an injury can seem like a big obstacle on the way to success, but athletes still try to compete and improve even with their problems. Senior Maddie Moore plays tennis...

For the love of family: Senior tennis team member recognizes bonds created in sport

Arissa Mejia January 8, 2019

It’s a tied match. One more hit, one more chance to win. He lifts his arm, the tennis racket clenched into his hand as the ball makes its way toward him. He makes contact with the ball, and it flies...

Love all: Sisters bring family bond to tennis courts

Sophia Stone April 13, 2017

Teams are like families. They count on each other, hang out together, and and come together as a team. They may not always get along, but in the end, they always have each other’s backs. The Paholek...

Athletes cope with health issues, persevere to compete

Payton McKeehan February 22, 2016

Needles, injections, monitoring. The life of some student athletes revolves around these things as they struggle to maintain normally while dealing with the highs and lows, but most athletes learn to adjust. Students...

Freshman places third at state tennis tournament

Valeria Arriaga May 19, 2015

On May 13 and 14, freshman Jacy Smith competed in the state tennis tournament at Texas A&M. After rain delay on May 13, and rounds being pushed into May 14, Smith placed third overall. In the first...

Freshman earns first at tournament

adviser March 30, 2015

The spring tennis season continued this weekend with the Tiger Classic. Freshman Jacy Smith earned first place in the A girl's single division. Seniors Dillon Murphy and Michal Basa finished third in the...

Freshman tennis player earns third consecutive win at tournament

adviser March 9, 2015

Freshman Jacy Smith won the Viking Classic II tournament, which is her third consecutive tournament win. Michal Basa and Dillon Murphy won 2nd place in the boys doubles, while Keith Urso & Rachel Paholek...

Tennis team begins spring season

adviser February 23, 2015

The Viking tennis opened their spring season with freshman Jacy Smith winning the A girls singles draw at the CSHS invitational. Other Vikings who placed were Tanner Toomer and Emily Henderson who won...

For the love of the game: Nationally ranked freshman demonstrates leadership on team

Jesse Baxter February 6, 2015

Everyone has hobbies; something they like to do every once in a while or daily. Every once in a while, someone finds a hobby or activity which fits them perfectly and they fall in love with it from the...

Tennis team advances to area playoffs

adviser October 14, 2014

The tennis team qualified for the Area round of the Team playoffs by virtue of a win over the Rudder Rangers. This is the Vikings first trip to the playoffs since 2007. The area round of matches will...

Varsity tennis opens district play with win over Livingston

adviser September 2, 2014

The Varsity tennis team defeated Livingston in the first district match of the season 17-2. The Vikings finished doubles 6-1 and went 11-1 in singles. Senior Tanner Toomer and freshman Jacy Smith also...

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