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XC Boys Qualify to State

November 2, 2016 2:35pm | Sandra Sadek

The boys’ Cross Country placed third behind Katy High School and Kingwood High School at their most recent meet, therefore qualifying them for UIL 6A state championships on Nov. 12. Here are the latest times for the boys: Daniel Figueroa                 16:24.50 Nicolay Hoven                   […]

XC Boys End Season as Champions

October 24, 2016 9:10pm | Sandra Sadek

As the cross country season comes to an end, the boys team produced some great results that placed them as District 19-6A champions. Here are the most recent times for each runner. Varsity Boys – 1st place team 3 Daniel Figueroa       15:33.00 9 Nicolay Hoven          […]

Girls XC Conquer Brenham Hills

September 29, 2016 2:58pm | San

On Sept. 25, the Tompkins Girls Cross Country team traveled to Brenham to compete in “the toughest course in Texas,” a run that involved a great number of hills. Varsity girls came out victorious, beating 26 teams including district rivals Seven Lakes and Cinco Ranch. […]

Football Team Strives for Success

September 26, 2016 2:51pm | Payton Chaisson

In the previous game on Sept 3 of 2016, the Falcons faced off against the Beaumont Central Jaguars. It was a tough loss, falling 31-13 to the Jaguars. Following this loss, the football team was on a Bye Week, a time for refocusing and preparation […]

Falcon Sports Report: Sept. 8 – Sept. 10

September 12, 2016 10:05pm | Sandra Sadek

Thursday, September 8 Sophomore Football 28 Woodlands 27 JV Girls Tennis 28 Morton Ranch 4 JV Boys Tennis 28 Morton Ranch 4 9th A Volleyball 1-1 on the day JV Volleyball won 2-0   Friday, September 9 9th A Volleyball 0 Seven Lakes 2 9th […]

XC Girls Compete in Region 3

September 12, 2016 3:08pm | Sandra Sadek

The Tompkins Girls Cross Country team traveled to Huntsville on Saturday September 10, 2016 to compete in the Region 3 Preview. The Varsity team placed 4th overall in the Elite division, with Cy-Woods as the only team ahead. With only a four point difference, the […]

Freshmen B Volleyball, Undefeatable

October 22, 2015 10:00am |

The timer set on the brightly illuminated court, the bleachers filled with an ecstatic crowd. The shrill of the whistle rings over the low murmur of the crowd. The teams set up, the server steps back, raising the volleyball above her head. Determination washes over […]

Seven is greater than Five Tompkins is greater than Seven

October 7, 2015 1:00pm |

On Saturday the 26th of September, the rain had recently stopped and was still clinging to the sparkling bleachers. No one was paying any attention to the rain though, they were all standing, the students gathering around the front. Seven Lakes was setting up for […]

September Sport Update

September 9, 2015 1:38pm |

Tompkins is known for being the new school but the OTHS sports teams are determined to change this to being known as the winning school. Before the summer was over, the volleyball team, cross country teams and football team were already working hard toward their […]