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McNeil takes Westwood to the shed 24-7

Stuart McNeil, Reporter

October 23, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

The Mavericks played their annual game against the Westwood Warriors Oct. 8. Most students believe the idea that Westwood and McNeil are rival schools, but McNeil is actually the sister school of Westwood. Each year McNeil...

Going the Distance

Jude Benham, Reporter

October 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

Picture a quaint trail. The world seems to be waking from its slumber. The birds begin to chirp through the brisk air, the grass is damp, soon to be dried off by the rising sun. Close your eyes. Breath in the morning air. Most...

Raiders Take Mavs for a Ride

Stuart McNeil, Reporter

October 11, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Sports

Cedar Ridge High School opened its doors in 2010. Since then, the school has been successful in areas such as fine arts, academics and sports. The Mavericks put up a challenge against the Raiders but ended the night 13-34. ...

Boys’ XC Off to Slow, Yet Promising Start

Jude Benham, Reporter

October 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

While most students were running away from the start of school, the boys’ cross country team began its season Aug. 21 in Temple with two runners placing in the top 20. Sophomore Weston Romero – the youngest and fastest varsity runner...

Playoffs End for Boys’ LAX

Kendal Higgins, Reporter

June 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

The boys’ lacrosse team competed in a playoff tournament May 2-3 in Dallas. The Mavericks won their game Saturday by a 24-10 landslide against Reagan. “The Reagan game was great,” freshman Adam Court said. “We were...

Soccer Boys Take 2nd in District, Advance to Playoffs

Zainab Khan, Reporter

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

The soccer season has gone well for the varsity soccer boys as they placed second in district and advanced to post-season play. To finish out the regular season, the Mavericks beat Pflugerville 3-1 and tied Round Rock. However,...

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