Athletics

Sam Houston High School cross country runner Jeremiah Barrera heading to state

Sam Houston runner representing Arlington at state championship

November 3, 2022
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Only Arlington ISD runner to qualify for state Sam Houston High School senior Jeremiah Barrera is off to the races – literally. Barrera left Arlington Thursday morning for Round Rock, where he’ll compete in the Class 6A cross country state championship tomorrow. Barrera, who received a school clap-out before the trip, is the only student…

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Texas Rangers legends visit Sam Houston baseball players

Texas Rangers legends inspire Sam Houston baseball team

March 22, 2022
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Shortly before Sam Houston High School’s varsity baseball players took the field for their first district game of the season last week, they shared a few laughs inside their school’s multipurpose activity center. The teenagers’ time together was perfect and gave them an opportunity to shake their nerves. The Texans talked about their difficult opponent…

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Sylvia Hoffman, Olympic bobsledder and Bowie grad

Former Arlington ISD Athlete Goes for Gold in Winter Olympics

February 9, 2022
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If you’re watching the Winter Olympics and you hear a familiar name during the bobsledding competition, don’t be surprised. That’s because Sylvia Hoffman, who played on Bowie High School’s state basketball championship team in 2005 and graduated in 2007, is competing on the U.S. bobsled team in Beijing. Hoffman is part of a two-woman team…

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National Signing Day 2022 - Martin student athletes

44 Arlington ISD student athletes receive scholarships

February 2, 2022
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Follow your dreams! Promise and perseverance were on full display at Arlington ISD’s National Signing Day ceremony Wednesday morning. More than 40 students representing all six traditional high schools gathered at the Arlington ISD Athletics Complex before family, friends, coaches and administrators to celebrate a milestone moment in their lives. “Today, for me, meant that…

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Sam Houston High School Head Football Coach Anthony Criss

SHHS football coach honored by Texas High School Coaches Association

January 6, 2022
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Coach Criss, the honorable  The Texas High School Coaches Association knows how to read a room. Next month the organization is honoring longtime Arlington ISD coach Anthony Criss with the Grant Teaff “Coaching Beyond the Game” Award at their leadership summit in Arlington. Normally, the recipient is given 20 minutes for their speech. The THSCA…

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