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Soccer plays and places in Georgetown

Soccer plays and places in Georgetown

Reu'Niya Chatman, Photographer and Writer

April 26, 2019

I joined the soccer team thinking I was just going to gain a couple of friends but, I was wrong; I gained an entire family. My first couple of months in Melissa were extremely rocky. I didn’t have very many friends nor did I want any. I was in denial that I had to move schools and start complet...

Lady soccer takes first in district

Lady soccer takes first in district

Reu'Niya Chatman, Photographer and Writer

March 5, 2019

This past Saturday the girls played one of their biggest competitors, Celina. Temperatures were as low as 38 degrees and were accompanied by rain. Still, the girls played through it. They battled with themselves and the other team both physically and mentally for 80 minutes before finishing off t...

Tryouts this week cheer up championship chances

Tryouts this week cheer up championship chances

Dalynn Borges, Writer

February 27, 2019

After a successful season, the school’s most animated cardinals are ready to tackle their last competition of the year. They started in late July, with a camp at A&M Commerce and then they practiced through August and cheered at the football and volleyball games. When the season ended they prepa...

Cardinals varsity soccer starts the season with ‘their best foot forward’

Cardinals varsity soccer starts the season with ‘their best foot forward’

Reu'Niya Chatman, Photographer and Writer

January 29, 2019

The varsity soccer team worked to kick off the season right. A home tournament ended up short with the weather but players said they preserved with a tie.  They play Sat. Feb. 16 at 7p.m. Two weekends ago the girls participated in a tournament in Denison. After 4 games of nothing but hard work and teamwork, the girls won the tournament with a shutout against al...

Wrestling preps to ‘take down’ the competition

Wrestling preps to ‘take down’ the competition

Dalynn Borges, Writer

November 29, 2018

  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,” Sophomor...

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

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: Senior pep rally

Photo gallery: Senior pep rally

Carly Maisel, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2018

Volleyball enters playoffs as first seed

Volleyball enters playoffs as first seed

Wilson Gustaveson, Editor in Chief

October 30, 2018

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

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

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...

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