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Girls Basketball Falls Short in Playoffs

February 15, 2018 4:30pm | Payton Chaisson

On Monday, Feb. 12, the Tompkins girls’ basketball team took on Fort Bend Hightower in the first round of the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Falcons came up short losing 59-41. Despite the loss, the girls have made the playoffs three out of their four seasons as […]

Scouted Athletes: Tompkins Students Secure Colleges

February 7, 2018 5:42pm | Fabiana Chapparo

As Tompkins’ fall semester comes to a close, spring semester dawns on the students anxious to see what this school year will amount to. For some, it may include receiving a letter grade higher than they expected. For others, it may be the acceptance into […]

Girls Soccer Sweeps the Mustangs

February 1, 2018 3:24pm | Payton Chaisson

Friday, Jan. 26, the Tompkins girls’ soccer teams came away with a clean sweep of having every Tompkins team beat the Taylor Mustangs. The night was topped off with a 5-0 victory by the varsity team. The girls put up a dominating performance on all […]

Tompkins Boys’ Basketball Battle it Out Against the Tigers

January 19, 2018 3:46pm | Payton Chaisson

Friday, Jan. 5, the boys’ basketball put up a dominant road win against the Katy Tigers with a final score of 81-64. Tensions were high Friday after the fight that broke out last year when the Falcons played the Tigers at home. When the Falcons […]

Boys’ Basketball Flies by George Ranch

December 1, 2017 4:15pm | Payton Chaisson

Tuesday night, Nov. 28, the boys’ basketball put up a dominating performance against George Ranch with a final score of 61-38. The team started rough, but was able to pick the intensity in the second half and turn it up a notch.  The team got […]

Girls Soccer Soars Past Kempner

April 3, 2017 2:54pm | Payton Chaisson

Friday, March 24, Girls Soccer faced off against the Kempner Cougars in the Bi-District Playoffs championship game. After coming out strong with a 5-0 lead, the game was abruptly canceled due to lighting causing everyone to leave the game. The game was postponed until the […]

Boys Basketball Faces off Against Tigers

February 28, 2017 3:59pm | Payton Chaisson

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Falcons faced off against the Fort Bend Travis Tigers for the first playoff game of the year. The game was played at Fulshear High School, a neutral location for both teams. The Falcons fought hard, but unfortunately came up short […]

Wrestling The Way to Regionals and State

February 28, 2017 3:48pm | Sandra Sadek

Yelling coaches, cheering comrades and a crazy frenzy of excitement and joy in the audience is all he hears as he takes down his opponent, allowing him to win the match and to move on in regionals. With hectic gyms packed with students from all […]

Shattering Records, Swim Team Heads to State

February 6, 2017 3:56pm | Sandra Sadek

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, the Falcon swimmers competed at their regional competition and qualified to represent the school at state in Austin. Swimmers Cole and Cade Thumann, Jacob Won, and TJ Mushovic were a part of the Boys 400 Free Relay and were able […]

Game Played Against Mayde Creek

January 26, 2017 4:36pm | Aidan Bolling

Jan. 24 the varsity boys basketball team played against Mayde Creek. Undefeated this semester and 7-1 this year, they have a chance of going to the playoffs. They made point after point in this match up. Winning the game 60-43, once again victorious. “We all […]