Lamar High School's Student-Run News Publication


Lamar High School's Student-Run News Publication


Lamar High School's Student-Run News Publication


Wrapping It Up: End of Softball Season

Wrapping It Up: End of Softball Season

Italy Alexander, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

It is the end of yet another softball season, and with the new head coach Brandy Mardis leading the way this time around, there has been a significant improvement in performance and morale across the board! "My favorite thing about the team is their team culture, they work hard, get along and have...

Baseball team on the field.

Baseball Season

Elizabeth Kortum, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

There are many benefits to playing baseball, or any other sport. You learn to handle pressure, how to work well with others, communication, problem solving, etc. You create stronger bonds with your teammates throughout the season and more. Playing sports gives you opportunities that can lead you to have...

Students at the Mosque.

World Religions Classes take a trip to the mosque

Mikal Nazarani, Copy Editor Apr 20, 2022

On April 14, World Religions teacher David Fisher decided to break up the rigid monotony of the school day by taking his two Religions classes on a quick, walking field trip to the ISGH River Oaks Islamic Center.  This trip to the Mosque not only offered the students some fresh air but also gave...

Golf Team with their medals.

Golf team wins District Championships

Ava Fisher, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2022

This year, the girls golf team has took home the gold, with the boys golf team winning second place overall. Sophomore Stephen Hernandez won the individual District Championship.    Personally, I just put them in position to do the best they can and helped them with the best stuff like uniforms...

Players Mischa Wijesekera, Sophia Rassin, John Butler, Alex Koong, and Mikail Wijesekera stand with Coach Jenna Clary after their tournament

Tennis meets their match at Districts

Taylor Kemp, Staff Writer Apr 18, 2022

The tennis season recently came to an end, with many players winning Districts and advancing to regionals. “I'm really proud of the boys. We got first place in boys singles and boys doubles and we got first and second in mixed doubles so they were definitely very focused and committed when it came...

Mens Soccer Teaam with trophy.

Varsity Boys Soccer Scores to Championship

Mischa Wijesekera, Staff Writer Apr 16, 2022

Crowds cheered in the stands as the varsity boys soccer team scored goal after goal to secure victory after victory. After an intense season and 12 nail-biting, grueling district matches, the team finally won first place in districts.  With 11 wins and one heartbreaking loss, the varsity boys soccer...

Captain Kelsey Koenig on the field.

Varisty Girls Soccer has a season of success

Mischa Wijesekera, Staff Writer Apr 16, 2022

Soccer districts recently came to an end after hours upon hours of gruesome practices and games. The countless hours that the varsity girls soccer team spent honing their skills finally paid off. The team felt overjoyed to finally bring home the second place district trophy. The varsity girls soccer...

DiscoBots receive the Amaze Award at Texas Region 3 Championship, qualifying them for the World Championship in Dallas May 5, 6, and 7.

DiscoBots Headed to the World Championships After Winning Amaze Award

Kayla Pearl, Staff Writer Mar 11, 2022

The DiscoBots have had their most successful competition season this year, winning more trophies than ever before. They have now solidified their place in the Worlds Championship this May in Dallas after winning the Amaze Award at the Texas Region 3 Championship.  The competition took place March...

FFA selling this years carnations.

FFA sells carnations for Valentine’s Day

Brooklyn Slie, Staff Writer Feb 27, 2022

Once again, our school’s annual Valentine’s Day carnation sale strikes again! The FFA organization annually puts together a carnation sale for students to buy flowers for their loved ones, friends or even themselves.  This sale helps the FFA club by raising money for future events, as well as...

The district champs with their trophy.

Girls Varsity Swim Win Districts

Aleisha Paulick, Staff Writer Feb 27, 2022

First the JV girls and now the Varsity girls have secured the title of being the 2021-2022 District Champs. The ladies of Lamar’s swimming program is on a roll! Even though the team has  been undefeated for 5-years, the feeling of excitement and achievement never grows old. “It feels really...

Alex Koong signing to Brown for tennis

Seniors sign to colleges for National Signing Day

Kayla Pearl, Staff Writer Feb 24, 2022

Feb. 2, marked an important milestone for a selection of senior athletes as it was National Signing Day. Some of our students took part in the national event and announced their commitment to an array of different colleges.  Seniors from all different sports were celebrated and signed to colleges...

Pole vaulter holding his pole

Lamar Pole Vaulters Struggle to Get off the Ground

Ben Newmann, Staff Writer Feb 24, 2022

Here at Lamar we have approximately 17 sports, all mostly sports that you traditionally see depicted with cinematic intensity and fervor whether in the news or on film. But one sport that does not get a film starring Denzel Washington as an inspiring coach, or a huge fan following, or, in the case of...

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