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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 […]

Hustle into Basketball Season

December 1, 2016 4:11pm | Payton Chaisson

The weather is changing which also means sport season is changing. Basketball is starting at Tompkins and the boys are ready to play. This past weekend the varsity played their first tournament and finished with a record of 2 wins and 2 losses. Junior varsity […]

Basketball to the Max

March 9, 2016 12:55pm |

The crowd is cheering nonstop as the players strategically run around the court, with their sneakers constantly squeaking. The beginning of March brings not only spring break, but also March Madness. March Madness is a NCAA competition that brings excitement into viewer’s lives, but it […]

Girls Basketball Soars to Regional Semifinals

March 8, 2016 1:17pm |

Trailing down the court, senior and varsity basketball shooting guard and senior Kim Lauritano searches for a clear shot. Protecting the orange ball Lauritano defends from an opponent then goes up for a shot. The ball goes up and rebounds off the rim into the […]

Falcons Wrestle Through at District

February 26, 2016 9:44am |

The wrestlers step on the mat from opposite ends and put their lead foot on the starting line. Both slightly crouch, arms near their waist level ready to jump into action. The referee ensures the wrestlers are in a neutral position while the wrestlers think […]

It All Goes Swimmingly at Districts

February 17, 2016 10:00am |

The swimmers poise their bodies and keenly listen for the sound of the timer starting to get the perfect start into the water. They clear their minds of all distractions and focus on only one objective. Swim as fast as they can. The time starts […]

Down to the Last Shot

December 8, 2015 11:48am |

Being one of the only teams that reached playoffs in the past, the girls’ basketball program at Tompkins has not let that go to their head. Beginning in March of this year, all of the players put forth their hardest work in order to get […]

Girls’ Soccer Shoots for New Goals

December 7, 2015 1:33pm |

Ready for the adrenaline striking games and making considerable improvement from past achievements, the girls’ varsity soccer team prepares to kick it off for the new season. This season Coach Jarrett Shipman has high hopes for the girls to make playoffs for the second varsity […]