Buccaneers' spring soccer team wins new sense of pride
The sixth- and seventh-grade J.L. Long Buccaneers “Y” Spring Soccer team wrapped up its season a few weeks ago with its first ever awards dinner at La Calle Doce restaurant. They did not win district or state titles, as the team did not win a single game this season. But the team won with much spirit and pride. This year was a bit unusual in the player make up, in which 50 percent of the players had never played soccer before. Two of the key p...
Jesuit makes school history at regatta
Jesuit Crew had its best performance ever at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta this weekend in Philadelphia. The Stotesbury Cup is the oldest and largest high school regatta in the world, with more than 5,000 rowers, 1,000 boats, and almost 200 high schools. Jesuit made the grand final in all three events they entered, the Varsity Lightweight 8, Varsity 4, and Freshman 8. The Lightweight 8 won a silver medal after taking second place behind St. Josep...
13 lucky number for White Rock Rowing
White Rock Rowing competed at the Texas Championships Regatta in Austin April 27-28, bringing home the Mariana Folco Cup for first place in the Women’s 4+, and the Strokes Cup for winning gold in the Men’s Pair. The entire team medaled in an impressive 13 events, making this the strongest showing of the sprint race season.
Leading off the day on Sunday for White Rock Rowing was the Women’s Junior 4+, finishing first in their heat and winning ...
All District honors go to Lakehill
The Lakehill Preparatory School Lady Warriors Varsity softball team advanced to the State Playoffs and concluded their season on May 2.
In an amazing showing, 15 Lady Warriors were selected for All-District Honors. Caroline Boles, Jenna Burch, Lauren Davenport, Maia Heard, Rachel Myers and Kelly Werther were all selected for First Team All-District honors.
Charlotte Abate, Emily Boles, Audrey Castaigne, Ava Ecklin, Sam LaJone, Camryn Thompson...
Dallas United Crew sweeps their way to victory in Austin
Dallas United Crew’s Junior Rowing Team competed last weekend at the Texas State Rowing and Paddling Championship in Austin, bringing home the gold medals in three races and placing third in overall points state-wide – the highest of any North Texas Juniors rowing program. The two-day competition is the Texas State Finals Championship with 14 Juniors rowing teams from across the state competing for top honors in Texas.
DUC swept their way to v...
Woodrow Wilson golfer Grace Choi takes State!
Woodrow Wilson golfer Grace Choi won the 4A girls individual title May 1 by shooting a 6-under 64 in the final round of play. Choi had three birdies in a row during a round she called her best ever in competition. “I made some big putts for par and just stayed relaxed and focused. I was in a zone,” she said. And what a zone it was as Choi finished at 8-under 132 for the tournament, and 12 strokes ahead of Maty Monzingo of Trophy Club Byron Nel...
Dallas Lutheran brings home awards
Dallas Lutheran School brought home four state awards from the Texas Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) State Art Competition held March 22 and 23 at Concordia Texas in Austin.
Thirty-two schools competed with 365 entries. DLS senior Walker Watts won first place in sculpture, sophomore Becky Koeneman won second place in drawing black and white and sophomore Robbie Keeler and senior Cameron Young placed fourth and sixth respectively in Crea...
Johnson wins for jump
The Lakehill Preparatory School Varsity track team competed in the Landry Relays at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison on Friday, April 12. The highly competitive meet matched Lakehill against John Paul II, TCA, Prince of Peace, Ovilla Christian, ESD and Greenhill.
Alexis Johnson won the 100-meter and 200-meter races while also taking first in the long jump. Emily Allton set a new personal record, taking third in the 3,200-meter with a tim...
Track team finishes first
The Zion Lutheran varsity boys completed their sweep of the Interscholastic Athletic Association (IAA) League with a first place finish in track and field. The Zion Panthers competed with several other Dallas-area schools on Tuesday, April 9 at Parish Episcopal. The varsity boys earned 59 points to win first place. They were led by Morgan Whiteman (White Rock resident) who finished first in both the shot put and discus and Logan O’Brien (Whit...
Lady Wildcats advance
The Woodrow Wilson Girls Soccer team advance to the third round of the Texas UIL Girls 4A State tournament, April 4-6. The Lady Wildcats defeated Pinkston 9-0 to win the Bi-District round on March 26 at Kincaid Stadium. Laura Garrison, Leslie Mojica, Holly Sheets and Carolina Rodriguez combined for six goals while Monica Castro led the team with three goals. The Woodrow Lady Wildcats followed two nights later with a victory over Ferris High 2-...
Dallas United Crew invites students to 'get on the water!'
Have you ever wanted to get out on the water at White Rock Lake and row? Now you can! Dallas United Crew will launch their annual “Cruise the Lake” event on April 6, an exciting and free event open to all Dallas area students in grades 6-12 (incoming fall of 2013). Middle school and high school students will have the opportunity to enjoy the sport of rowing, and this year Dallas United Crew has added the paddle sport of dragon boating to the ...
White Rock Rowing medals in Austin
The White Rock Rowing Juniors competed in Austin at the Heart of Texas Regatta March 2 – 3 and brought home medals in four of the Regatta’s finals.
This annual event drew rowers from high schools, colleges and masters programs in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The White Rock team consisted of men and women’s varsity and novice rowers. Rowers placed in their qualifying heats before advancing to the final races. They won bronze medals in the W...
Prestonwood polo team wins USPA Central Regional Interscholastic Tournament
The Dallas area Prestonwood polo team won the USPA Central Regional Interscholastic Tournament in Houston on Sunday, Feb. 24 and advances to National competition March 15-17, at Empire Polo Club in California.
The public is invited to come out and see the Championship winners take their game onto the field when Prestonwood Polo Club hosts their first USPA National Youth Tournament Series April 27-28.
Can Prestonwood win in both arena and fie...
Bode signs with UT Rowing
Who says all of those hours on the erg don’t pay off? And who says spending all that time on the water during cold, windy days or on hot 100-degree days isn’t worth it?
If you ask Parish Episcopal High School senior Brooke Bode (pictured above, center), she would have a different tale to tell. Three years of high school rowing have paid off big, as the 18-year-old is planning a college career at the University of Texas in Austin (UT) as part ...
Cheerleaders keep Woodrow legacies alive
The Woodrow Wilson High School Varsity cheerleaders went on to state competition after winning a regional competition in January. The event was held in San Marcos, Texas where the girls finished second in their division.
Pictured from left to right are: Mia Blackman, Erin Overman, Sophie Galvin (legacy, daughter of Jeanie Dolan Galvin ’78), Caroline Martinez, Katelyn Sterling, Jessica Askin, Meridith Coker, Taylor Mailey, Jordan Clawson, Janel...
West Mesquite stops Woodrow in quarterfinals
After a thrilling double overtime win against Little Elm on Feb. 22, West Mesquite put an end to Woodrow Wilson playoffs Feb 26. by defeating the Wildcats 58-56 in overtime at Ellis Davis Fieldhouse. Woodrow's Trey Washington (5) cut the the deficit to 54-53 with a steal and layup in the final minute, but West Mesquite was able to hold off the Wildcats for the win. This is the fourth year in a row that Woodrow Coach Patrick Washingon has led t...
Waco Vanguard upsets Warriors
The Lakehill Preparatory School gym was packed on Feb. 11 with fans from both sides, each hoping for a different outcome. It was the final regular season game of the year. Covenant had to win to advance to the playoffs and Lakehill needed a win to secure second place in district and host the first round of the playoffs. With each team refusing to lose, the game continued through four overtimes. In the end, Lakehill prevailed, 99-96. Prince Gia...
Coach says: best team in 19 years
St. John’s won the TAPS (Texas Association of Private Schools) boys basketball Division 1 championship Feb. 19 with a 21 point lead against Providence Christian School of Texas.
The team was led by three-year starter Dixon Smith and two-year starters James Vroom and Duncan West.
The other eighth grade players were Kyle Crain, Clay Walters, Will Kennard, Ryan Ferguson and Robert Jones, all of whom will be graduating from St. John’s and advanc...
Boys and girls Basketball teams defeat Covenant
The Lakehill Preparatory School Varsity Boys Basketball team followed up a big 95-49 win over Fairhill on Feb. 8 with a 79-64 victory on Feb. 11 over arch rival Covenant. The boys continued their winning streak on Feb. 15 with a victory over Covenant, 99-96, in four overtimes to claim second place in district. Lakehill will now host the first round of playoffs on Tuesday. The Lady Warriors defeated district rival Dallas Covenant 42-17 to remai...
Bishop Lynch students ready for the big time
Bishop Lynch High School is proud to announce the athletic college signings of 12 student athletes. Joined by their families, coaches, teachers, classmates and teammates, the following Friars took the next step in their athletic careers:
Football, pictured from left to right: J.D. Bornstad, linebacker – Southwestern University, Texas; Luke Packard, strong safety – Seton Hill University, Penn. (Mom – Mary Packard ’79); Jeremiah Mask, cornerback...