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Football prepares for battle of unbeatens

Football prepares for battle of unbeatens

Zach Dimmit, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team has their sights set on a dominate 7-0 record and a potential 3-0 record in district play as they take on the undefeated Clemens Buffaloes Friday night The Buffaloes are aiming to build off of last weeks 28-7 win against the Canyon Cougars. The offense is dominated by the runnin...

Football grounds Thunderbirds

Football grounds Thunderbirds

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Rangers battled the Wagner Thunderbirds Friday at Rutledge Stadium to secure a 35-15 win and continue their six-game winning streak. Coming off a bye week prepped and focused on Wagner’s option-based offense, the team dismantled the Thunderbirds with offensive touchdowns and defensive pressure to c...

Football shoots for 6-0 record against rumbling T-Birds

Football shoots for 6-0 record against rumbling T-Birds

Zach Dimmitt, Sports Writers

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The football team takes its shot at an impressive 6-0 start tonight when it takes on the Wagner Thunderbirds at 7:30 p.m. today at Rutledge Stadium. The team comes off an open week, after dismantling the East Central Hornets two weeks prior.  The district rival Thunderbirds come into tonight’s...

Cross Country runs away with district championship

Cross Country runs away with district championship

Bobby Palomin, Editor-In-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After competing in the district championship, the boys varsity cross country team is the 27-6A district champions while the girls are the district runner-ups. The boys team dominated with seven top 15 finishes in the race. Andres Engle took home first place while Clayton Wilkerson and Mason Garner f...

Cross Country tramples out of state competition

Cross Country tramples out of state competition

Zach Dimmitt, Sports Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys cross country team took complete command at the Chili Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark., Sept. 30, finishing first in the varsity 5k, the third straight top three finish in the last three meets. Junior Clayton Wilkerson reigned supreme for the team for the second straight meet, finishing...

Volleyball suffers tough loss to Hornets

Volleyball suffers tough loss to Hornets

Hudson Murphy, Sports Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The volleyball team was upset by the East Central Hornets on Friday 3-1 away from home dropping their district record to 6-3 (21-13 overall) on the season. The Rangers won the first game easily with a 25-16 win but then proceeded to lose the following three 20-25, 17-25 and 21-25.  This game was a ...

Volleyball takes down Knights

Volleyball takes down Knights

Hudson Murphy, Sports Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Volleyball defeated the Steele Knights 3-1 on Tuesday, improving its record to 21-12 overall and 6-2 in district and taking place in the district . In the second time the two teams faced off, Rangers winning both matches convincingly. In the first district game of the season, Rangers swept the Knights 3-...

Football swarms Hornets

Football swarms Hornets

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity football team took on East Central on Friday to swat the Hornets in a 54-0 homecoming win. The Rangers swatted the Hornets all game with scores pouring in from offensive efforts. Defense created chaos for East Central, sacking the Hornets multiple times and holding them scoreless througho...

Volleyball falls short to New Braunfels

Volleyball falls short to New Braunfels

Hudson Murphy, Sports Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team lost in a close match against New Braunfels on Friday at home. The match went all five games with the Rangers losing the last game 15-11. Both teams came into the match with a 5-1 district record both tied for first place in district, following this loss the Rangers...

Football aims to build off of historic win

Football aims to build off of historic win

Zach Dimmitt, Sports Writer

September 28, 2017


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The football team aims for a perfect 5-0 start as it takes on the East Central Hornets Friday night for this years homecoming game. The Hornets come into tonights game with an 0-4 record, as they look to bounce back from a 28-0 loss to San Marcos. The team is coming off one of the biggest victories in recent m...

Cross Country breezes by opposition

Cross Country breezes by opposition

Zach Dimmitt, Sports Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The cross country team once again displayed the ability to dominate coming out of this past weekend with another successful race, this time at the Texas A&M Invitational. Boys varsity found it’s stride, finishing in 2nd place in the 5k with a final score of 108. Junior Clayton Wilkerson on...

Volleyball makes quick work of Judson

Volleyball makes quick work of Judson

Hudson Murphy and Wyatt Tomallo

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team swept the Judson Rockets  3-0 on Tuesday improving their record to 5-1 in district and dropping Judson’s record to 1-5. With this win along with the 3-0 loss from Clemens against New Braunfels on Tuesday the team is now in a three way tie with New Braunfels and Clem...