Sports continue to make history

As the school-year comes to an end, 6 a.m. practices, study-hall, long bus-rides, conference championships, endless tears, two-a-days, and glorious moments also do. However, every bit of hard work each student-athlete contributes makes a difference. Earning four Lone Star Conference championships, … [Read more...]

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

With a school record of 11-0 home victories in one season, being ranked 15th in the nation and 2nd in the region, the women's tennis team will travel to Florida on May 10 against the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic Region. The team earned a ticket to the national stage by defeating Dallas Baptist on May … [Read more...]

Sexual assault: ‘It can happen to anyone’

"Think of the five most important people in your life. It may be your mom. Or your dad. Or your brother or sister. Or your best friend," Suzette Walden Cole, guest speaker for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, said. "Statistically speaking, one of those five will be sexually assaulted in their … [Read more...]

Cycling team’s road to Nationals

Not many sports involve blood streaming down third degree burns, collapsing on the ground unable to move, and pain so unbearable paramedics have to assist. According to accounting and finance sophomore Joshua Buchel, March 4 turned into a day he will never forget. “I was in a lot of shock and … [Read more...]

THOR race brings out students for charity

To raise money for the Wichita Falls Streams & Valleys and the Leadership Wichita Falls program, Texoma’s Hellacious Obstacle Race (T.H.O.R.) will be held on April 8 at Lucy Park. “We are very excited for this year’s T.H.O.R. We are hoping it will be even better than the past races since each … [Read more...]

Pianists ‘show love for music’ to 40

To share their love for music, piano professor Ruth Morrow and 10 students put together the Piano Studio Recital for about 40 people in Akin Auditorium on March 7. “They have all worked so hard.” Morrow said. “They did exactly what they needed to do to put on an amazing show.” According to … [Read more...]

25 compete in second annual bake-off

About 25 residents of Killingsworth Hall participated in the annual bake-off competition on Feb. 27 in an attempt to bring back tradition and prove which sex is better. “The bake-off used to be a thing some time ago, so we decided to bring it back to life and make our residents compete,” … [Read more...]

350 create mural to unify community

About 10 people showed up to Anne Farley Gaines' workshop on Feb. 21- part of an 18-month endeavour. But overall, some 350 people contributed to the collaborative mural project which Gaines said was designed to unify the community. According to Gaines, the 18-month-long project will unify the … [Read more...]

Spring enrollment drops to 5,718

Enrollment has gradually increased at 3.5 percent over the last three years, yet spring enrollment went down slightly to 5,718 students and has failed to keep up with the rest of Texas schools' growth rates. Nevertheless, officials predict 6,100 students to enroll this fall, despite consistently … [Read more...]