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Wrestling preps to ‘take down’ the competition

Wrestling preps to ‘take down’ the competition

Dalynn Borgess

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  The wrestling team geared up for the upcoming season, with high expectations for winning state, with their first match on Nov. 15. With the help of their coach, Ricky Gagarin, the wrestling team is working hard to take down the competition. “Training is very difficult,” Sophomore, ...

Lady Cardinal seniors gear up for one last season on the basketball court

Lady Cardinal seniors gear up for one last season on the basketball court

Reu’niya Chatman

November 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Sports

The Lady Cardinal basketball team prepares for their last season together as a team before the seniors head off to college. Seniors Allie Graham, Sally Clemmons, Reese Martinez, and Bianca Mays are trying their best to make this last year count. Already the girls have enjoyed a number of amazing ga...

Photo gallery: First volleyball playoff game

Photo gallery: First volleyball playoff game

Brianne Finnell, Photography Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Photo gallery: Senior pep rally

Photo gallery: Senior pep rally

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Sports

Volleyball enters playoffs as first seed

Volleyball enters playoffs as first seed

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Sports

The Volleyball team headed into playoffs after a 33-11 season at The Colony on Oct. 29 and won, then the  Lady Cards Volleyball Team advanced to the Area Round of playoffs  Thursday, Nov. 1 by defeating North Dallas. "Next up is Fort Worth Western Hills. The game could not be any closer, " ...

Tennis wins area championship, advance to regional quarterfinals

Tennis wins area championship, advance to regional quarterfinals

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The tennis team will play their first playoff match this Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Lifetime Fitness Center in Plano, Texas.    The team is entering the postseason with high hopes, and are anxiously awaiting their first match.    “I’m really excited about the playoffs,” ...

Despite rainy season, Cross Country brings home district victory

Despite rainy season, Cross Country brings home district victory

Dalynn Borges and Kendall Meziere-Abbott

October 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Sports

The Melissa Cross Country team prepared for district all season long, many of the runners had high aspirations for their upcoming challenge.   The team was not disappointed as they ran at district Thursday and brought home wins.  Varsity boys placed 1st, girls placed 4th.  Team members now lo...

Homecoming hopes dashed in “Heartbreaking Finale” – Cardinals await a comeback

Homecoming hopes dashed in “Heartbreaking Finale” – Cardinals await a comeback

Madison Courtney, Josiah Berkeland, Wilson Gustaveson, and Isabella Blankenship

October 11, 2018


Filed under FEATURED ARTICLES, Sports

  From a SportsCenter recognition to an undefeated JV football season and as Varsity preps for a takedown against Anna at home Friday night, players and coaches shared some recent sideline news and information.  Varsity is Overall 3-2 and District 0-1; JV remains undefeated beating A...

Ranger’s sub-par start accredited to injuries

Ranger’s sub-par start accredited to injuries

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Everyone's a Winner, Global, Sports

The Texas Rangers are 12-20 in the first 32 games of the season, and are dead last in the American League West. The Rangers are a disappointment because of their sluggish start. Some of the Ranger’s poor performance can be accredited to injuries. Key players like Rougned Odor, Adrian Beltre, and Elvis A...

Lady Cards Golf Take 1st in District

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

April 5, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The girls golf team participated in the District 11-4A golf tournament Monday and Tuesday in Gunter, where they earned a district champion title. “To say I am happy would be an understatement,” Coach Chris Tyner said. “These athletes set a goal at the beginning of the year to be district champi...

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 10th Annual Melissa ISD Special Olympics Track Meet is scheduled for Friday, April 6 at Cardinal Stadium. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. “The Special Olympics is important because it gives all the kids a chance to be winners,” NHS member, Hannah Rossell said. “I enjoy being a par...

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