Category: Athletics

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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Seguin High School Cross Country Athlete Helps Injured Runner

Seguin High School Cross Country Athlete Helps Injured Runner

September 14, 2021
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From playing sports to group projects and almost any other activity that requires a team setting, winning or being successful in some capacity is usually the end goal for most participants. However, that’s not the case for Seguin High School senior Ali Gutierrez. The three-sport athlete displayed an incredible act of humanity and sportsmanship in…

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Nsekhe football camp at Bowie

Ty Nsekhe, now Dallas Cowboy hosts fourth annual youth football camp

June 29, 2021
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Saturday morning, 10-year-old Brayson Barnard desperately tried to catch a football thrown by Attauyo “Ty” Nsekhe, the new Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman. No, Barnard, of Tolar, wasn’t still in bed, dreaming. The two were inside Bowie High School’s Multipurpose activity center, where Nsekhe was hosting a football camp. And another youth participant kept intercepting the…

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