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Golfing for Success

Golfing for Success

Sloan Dial, Reporter

June 24, 2019


Filed under Eagle Sports, Front Page, Golf

Fore! The athletes of the golf team are often surrounded by the sounds of the sport they love. Filled with a combination of focus and luck, the teams have enjoyed success with the boy’s golf team claiming two state titles and the girl’s golf team having qualified for state in the 2019 season as well as the 20...

How to Stay Healthy Over the Summer

How to Stay Healthy Over the Summer

Lauren Metcalf, Reporter

June 19, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

It can be hard to stay motivated in the summer, but there are ways to keep yourself fit while also having fun. The main goal of staying fit over the summer is to make it as enjoyable as possible while also being beneficial to your health. The best ways to stay fit are to: Get thirty minutes of exer...

National Honor Society Too Accepting

National Honor Society Too Accepting

Trinity Flaten, Co-Writing Editor

June 12, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Front Page, Opinions

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization designated to honor outstanding high school students. Students accepted into the organization exemplify scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students are also selected into the organization based on their grade-point-average (GPA). NHS...

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Baseball Rules La Vernia in State Semifinals

Jordyn Tarrant

June 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Front Page

With a slow start, scoring only three runs in the first three innings, the Eagles flipped a switch and continued their pursuit for a second consecutive state championship by defeating La Vernia with a final score of 16-0 in the fifth inning. With quality at-bats, competitive baserunning, and an incredibly...

Travel Tips for Summer Vacations!

Travel Tips for Summer Vacations!

Jordyn Tarrant, Graphic Design/PR

June 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

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Summer Snack: All-Natural Popsicles

Summer Snack: All-Natural Popsicles

Karina Navarro, Reporter

May 29, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Recipes and Crafts

Want something cold and refreshing to eat on a hot Texas day? These all-natural popsicles will definitely help you beat the heat. All you need is: Spinach Green Apple Pineapple Watermelon Mango Water Ice Blender Strainer Popsicle Molds This first Popsicle is ca...

Hail (Weather Weekly)

Hail (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Loud banging during a storm? Sounds like hail. How does hail form? Hail forms when rain is carried high up in the storm due to an updraft, into the colder parts of the atmosphere where it freezes into a ball of ice. Hail then falls when the updraft can no longer support the weight of it or when the up...

Does Class Size Matter?

Does Class Size Matter?

Ashlynn Roberts, News Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Crowded classrooms, noisy hallways, and never-ending lunch lines are daily problems at large schools, where students are merely a number in their class rank and a name on a roll call paper. However, students at small schools are able to thrive in classes where they know each classmate and teacher pers...

Top 10 Summer Jobs

Top 10 Summer Jobs

Trinity Flaten, Co-Writing Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Student Life

As summer rolls around, many teens are struggling to find jobs. The list below gives possible options: 1. Lifeguard During the summer, waterparks, community pools, and country clubs are always in need of lifeguards. Becoming a certified lifeguard is simpler than many think. There are multiple prog...

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Baseball Takes on Brownwood

Jaclyn Harris, Reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Front Page

Thursday: The Eagles kicked off the first game of the region quarterfinals by defeating the Brownwood Lions 21-0 at Glen Rose High School yesterday, bringing their season to 35-1-1. The Eagles hit the ground running when Dillon Carter (1) hit a home run in the first inning. The Eagles continued...

A Hero, a Golf Club, and a Disappointment

A Hero, a Golf Club, and a Disappointment

Billy Mykel, Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

      A tale of unprecedented heroism came to a close on May 6, 2019 as President Trump awarded professional golfer Tiger Woods with the Medal of Freedom following his victory at this year’s Masters. A story which followed the all so familiar plot of a tall man bending in brokenness only to rise agai...

Microbursts (Weather Weekly)

Microbursts (Weather Weekly)

Kristjan Feltes, Weather Reporter

May 15, 2019


Filed under Front Page, Opinions

Time to talk about microbursts and what they are.  Let's start off with the what. A microburst is a weather phenomenon where a storm that has a strong updraft suspends hail and water droplets high in the core of the storm. When the updraft weakens, it can no longer hold the core in place and the core ...

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