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World Series Saves Houston

November 14, 2017 6:08pm | Payton Chaisson

The past few months have been crazy for the city of Houston, from Hurricane Harvey devastating the city to the Astros breaking a 55-year drought without a championship. After the city was flooded and destroyed, Astros gave light to a city that was in a […]

National Signing Day

November 9, 2017 3:18pm | Contributed

This year, Tompkins High School had nine seniors sign to their respective schools this National Signing Day. Signing Day is the first official day that high school seniors are able to sign to collegiate level sports teams.   Left to right Ryan Al-Tayar -UT Dallas-XC […]

Tompkins Runs Away with District

October 18, 2017 2:57pm | Payton Chaisson

The district cross country meet was on Saturday, Oct.14. Tompkins came away sweeping the meet, and both the girls and boys came out champions. Both teams ran hard with each runner placing in the necessary spot to come out on top. The boys beat Seven […]

Falcon Volleyball Sweeps the Cougars

October 10, 2017 2:59pm | Payton Chaisson

Falcon Volleyball Sweeps the Cougars Tompkins volleyball faced off against Cinco Ranch Friday on Sep 29. The Falcons went on to sweep the Cougars in three games. Tompkins outscored Cinco 26-24 game one, 25-19 game two and finally 25-14 game three.  This win gave the […]

Spotlight Player: Rebekah Jordan

September 21, 2017 3:52pm | Caroline Hoffmann

The buzzer went off as the JV (Junior Varsity) Tompkins volleyball team was in a 24-20 lead against the opposing team. Sophomore Rebekah Jordan breathed in and out, slightly stretching her arms as Coach Bethany Ellis went over the strategy for the next play. The […]

Falcons Kickoff the Season

September 18, 2017 3:15pm | Payton Chaisson

Thursday Sept. 14, the Tompkins Falcons faced off against the New Caney Porter Spartans. The Falcons fought hard for four straight quarters. Unfortunately, they came up short losing to the Spartans 17-24. This was the Falcon’s first game under the new coaching staff and many […]

Cross Country Keeping Strong

September 11, 2017 3:11pm | Contributed

This Saturday, Sept. 9, the Girls Cross Country team raced at the Cy-Woods XC Invite.  Varsity was 2nd place behind Woodlands by 1 point and  JV was Team Champions.  On the Varsity team, Alyssa Balandran placed 1st, Lauren Titus placed 2nd, and Hayden Gold placed […]

Cross Country Girls Start Season With a Win

August 22, 2017 2:45pm | Contributed

The cross country girls started their season off with wins at both the Varsity and JV level.  Varsity was first place out of 14 teams at Heat Wave Relays and JV was first place out of 16 teams.   Freshman Lauren Titus and senior Alyssa […]

Golf State Tournament Results

May 17, 2017 2:45pm | Contributed

Congratulations to Freshman Elina Sinz who placed seventh in the UIL State Golf Tournament. She played extremely well shooting 70-75 against the best competition in the state. UIL said that there were 9,000 girl golfers in the state this year, and to finish seventh is […]

Lady Cavaliers Lacrosse Team Walk Away from State Title

May 9, 2017 2:14pm | Contributed

On May 6, the Katy Lady Cavs Lacrosse Team defeated Lake Travis in the morning game to advance to the semi-finals.  They then defeated a very physical, snarky Frisco to once again return to the State Championship game. Unfortunately, although they went into half-time tied […]