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A high school football field sits empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Dallas High School DQ’d From UIL Playoffs

A Dallas high school has been disqualified from the Class 3A Division II football playoffs after discovering that it had used a player who was ineligible to play.

11/13/2012

Lake Ridge High School Band performs
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High School Bands March For Top Prize In Texas

It is a recognizable and distinctive part of Friday night lights in Texas. There are the high school football teams and the cheerleaders with their pom poms.

10/23/2012

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Playoff Expansion Set For 2A & 3A Schools

Class 2A and 3A schools in Texas are set to add a fourth playoff team from each district in football and other sports next year, and the state’s largest classification is likely to be renamed Class 6A in two years.

10/23/2012

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UIL Title Games Return To Cowboys Stadium

The state’s high school football championships are returning to Cowboys Stadium for the third year. The stadium will be the site of every 11-man title game from Class 5A to 1A.

09/26/2012

Syringe, Steriods

Steroid Test Catches 9 Texas High School Athletes

The latest round of Texas high school steroids tests caught nine athletes for using performance-enhancing drugs.

07/27/2012

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Area Football Coaches Get Concussion Training

Dozens of area high school coaches went to the hospital Wednesday night. It wasn’t for treatment but rather for training to detect concussions among student athletes.

06/01/2012

Track And Field

DeSoto Sweeps State Track Meet

Matching the feat accomplished the previous night by Class 4A Lancaster, the DeSoto boys and girls teams both won Class 5A state team titles at the UIL state track meet in Austin.

05/14/2012

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Marcus Wins Second Straight State Title

Senior guard Phil Forte scored 24 points as Flower Mound Marcus rallied from a 7-point second half deficit to defeat Fort Bend Travis 56-52 Saturday night in Austin for its second straight Class 5A boys basketball state championship.

03/11/2012

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Dallas’ Kimball High School Wins 4A Championship

Torrey Henry capped a frenzied last minute rally with back-to- back three-point shots in the final 29 seconds of the game as the Dallas Kimball Knights secured back-to-back Class 4A state basketball championships with a 78-75 win over Houston Yates in Austin on Saturday afternoon.

03/10/2012

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Argyle Boys Win First State Hoops Title

For the first time in school history, the Argyle Eagles won the Class 3A boys basketball state championship in Austin on Saturday with a 44-33 win over Corpus Christi Miller.

03/10/2012

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Argyle Advances To State Title Game

Four-year starter Clarke Overlander, a University of North Texas signee, scored 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to pace the Argyle Eagles to a 41-34 Class 3A state semifinal win over Lubbock Estacado Thursday afternoon in Austin.

03/08/2012

The football teams from McKinney High School and McKinney Boyd High School clashed on September 9, 2011. (credit: Elliott Moore/CBS)

McKinney Schools Feeling Small In New District

No one wants to be constantly beat up by someone bigger. But that’s what some McKinney high school students fear will happen to them after a controversial decision that forces them to compete with schools more than twice their size.

02/24/2012

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