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How do we have a year in review when we are missing half of a year? Sports all around were put on hold in March, and as of today continue silenced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the accomplishments and achievements of our student athletes still deserve to be recognized and celebrated.

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In their shortened season the Taylor Lady Ducks softball team was on fire. When the pandemic began creeping in the Lady Ducks entered March with a head of steam going 7-0 in the month until the suspension of play. A share of that winning came be attributed to Taylor Senior infielder Alyssa R…

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Some high school memories were lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one Taylor football graduate wasn’t going to miss out on this special memory. On May 29 Drew Ball signed his letter of intent to play college football at Southwestern University in Georgetown, and he did it in his front yard.

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How do we have a year in review when we are missing half of a year? Sports all around were put on hold in March, and as of today continue silenced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the accomplishments and achievements of our student athletes still deserve to be recognized and celebrated.

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Another local student athlete will be taking flight this fall, but not from high school but in his senior year at Division III Trinity University. 

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In their shortened season the Taylor Lady Ducks softball team was on fire. When the pandemic began creeping in the Lady Ducks entered March with a head of steam going 7-0 in the month until the suspension of play. A share of that winning came be attributed to Taylor Senior infielder Alyssa R…

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Taylor senior softball student athlete Katie Henson, who played catcher for Taylor, has selected to continue her academic and softball career at Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, CO, where she plans to major in biology.

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Strength and Conditioning camps are now under way in Taylor, Thrall and Granger this week as 2020-21 high school athletics makes its slow crawl back into the communities.

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Some high school memories were lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one Taylor football graduate wasn’t going to miss out on this special memory. On May 29 Drew Ball signed his letter of intent to play college football at Southwestern University in Georgetown, and he did it in his front yard.

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He was fast a lightning and even earned the nickname “Purple Reyna” from Taylor Press Sports. Now Granger star RB Carlos Reyna will be taking his lightning quick skills to the collegiate level.

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Similar to many other local and national events, the annual Taylor Press 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will not happen this year.

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After weeks of waiting in anticipation the Taylor Ducks finally have their new varsity head boys’ basketball coach in former Brentwood Christian coach Brandon Greene.

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With graduation behind us, Taylor athletes spread their wings and fly off to new adventures and life experiences. This past Tuesday, June 2, one of Taylor’s leading Lady Duck athletes stopped by to say her farewell as she headed off to college.

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Though he resided in Taylor briefly, K.C. Jones remains known throughout the city and the world of professional basketball. This past Monday, May 25, the Taylor born Jones turned 88 years old.

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The UIL announced last Tuesday, May 26 that schools may, but are not required to, begin summer Strength and Conditioning and Sport Specific instruction starting Monday, June 8.

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In the heat and humidity of Wednesday, May 27 four Thrall senior student athletes signed to play collegiately, as sports slowly begins to return from dormancy due to the global pandemic. Their commitment to continue serves as hope as they continue their athletic careers into the second decad…

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Congratulations to member of the Thrall Tigerettes Softball team on earning Academic All-District. For the 2020 softball season that was cut way to short.

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This Wednesday, May 27 four Thrall student athletes will be signing for college. The signings will be taking place at three different locations on campus, at different times. 

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As a four-year starter, Chelsea Seggern has been one of the most consistent players at the University of Tennessee.  Twenty-three games into the 2020 season Seggern had a .403 average, led the team in doubles, triples, and home runs.  Then COVID-19 did something very few opponents have been …

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to adjust to an entirely new way of experiencing major scholastic events. Last Tuesday evening, May 5, Granger ISD held a virtual athletic banquet to honor their student athletes for the 2019-20 school year. The awards were announced by newly appo…

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There was no high school baseball on what would be Senior Night in Granger, but senior players were honored, nonetheless.

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This past Monday Taylor boys’ head basketball coach Michael Williams announced that he will transition to Thorndale to take over a Bulldog program that has high expectations.

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No spring practices, no 7-on-7 competition, so what exactly will football look like this fall if the games are able to take place at all.

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Taylor basketball standout Devin Garcia has made his decision on where he will be playing college basketball.

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Less than one month after Coach Jason Cole stepped down from his role as Thrall ISD Athletic Director/Head Football Coach, the school has filled the position with a coach with a winning background. The school announced Thursday evening that Coach Rick Porter will be taking over the position.

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Thursday afternoon Granger superintendent Randy Willis announced Coach Stephen Brosch as the schools interim Athletic Director and Head football coach for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. The announcement comes just weeks after Coach Walt Brock stepped down from the position.

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Coach Allen Dews retired at the end of last school year after 14 years in Taylor, 32 years total. During his career he coached football and track, served as defensive coordinator, head coach, athletic director and was the athletic coordinator at Taylor Middle School. His students have won nu…

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