Culture shock: From home school to college

From kindergarten all the way to the bitter end of high school, Andrew Latour woke up, for the most part, whenever he felt like it. He was an all-star in gym class and valedictorian when he graduated high school at 15. Andrew was home schooled. Latour, now a junior in sociology, is part of a … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer player kicks cancer

From July of 2014 to March of 2015, time practically stood still for Kylie Austin. After spending days in a hospital bed hooked up to IVs and hours listening to doctors say her dream of playing college soccer might be stripped away, Austin received news on March 24 that gave her hope. Austin, … [Read more...]

Cheer sponsor resigns after 15 years

Sue Witherspoon has been the cheer sponsor and administrative assistant for student development and for the past 15 years. She will resign as cheer sponsor at the end of this school year. “I have let cheer take over my life the last 15 years. It’s time for me to focus on my family,” Witherspoon … [Read more...]

Safe spring break success

This year’s annual Safe Spring Break organizers wanted to remind students to drink responsibly, avoid dangerous activities, and gave students advice about what they should do to take care of their bodies. Shanna Tole, an official at the Vinson Health Center booth, said, “I hope students are … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer scrimmage OSU

The women's soccer team will scrimmage away at Oklahoma State University on Saturday, Feb. 28. "It will be against a NCAA D1 school so they will challenge us to perform at a higher intensity and help us grow," coach Damien Clarke said. The team has been working hard in off season by waking up … [Read more...]

Community bike swap to be held Feb. 7

Cyclists from all over the area will gather Feb. 7 to commence this year’s Bike Swap to sell, trade, or get rid of gear. “I hope all bicyclists show up because you can get parts for cheap,” said Bo Williamson, owner of Riverside Cycling Center. The members of the Wichita Falls Bicycling Club … [Read more...]