SUPER BOWL PREVIEW: Breaking down the big game

GONZALO SANCHEZ, Staff writer

February 3, 2017

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Super Bowl LI is going to be a back and forth game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. It’s a battle between the No. 1-rated offense in the Falcons and the No. 1 defense in the Patriots. In past Super Bowls the top-ranked defense usually wins, but this game can be a different story.

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Lions football season comes to close with nail-biting loss to Midlothian-Heritage

GONZALO SANCHEZ, Staff writer

December 13, 2016

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The Kaufman Lions football team went into a playoffs round two battle against the Midlothian-Heritage Jaguars knowing that they had to give it their all to come out with a win. Unfortunately, after four quarters of back and forth football, the Lions came up short 39-36.

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GAINING MOMENTUM: Girls basketball team picks up wins in Wills Point tournament

ISAAC ROMERO and ROBERTO HUERTA

December 8, 2016

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The varsity girls basketball team played in the Wills Point Tournament Dec. 1-3, against Kemp, Wills Point, and the Dallas Thunder, a home school team.

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Lions ready to serve up some spring tennis

MICHAEL SIJ, Staff writer

December 8, 2016

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After Kaufman’s tennis team earned second in state, players are getting ready for the spring season in 2017. And unlike team tennis, during this season players go it alone.

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CROSS COUNTRY: Lions end season with remarkable performance at state

CHEYENNE MELTZ, Staff writer

December 5, 2016

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The KHS cross country teams ran exceptionally at the state championship meet Nov. 19, 2016.   There were only four schools in class 4A with both boys and girls teams that advanced to the state meet. “They don't give away ...

TENNIS TITANS: KHS earns highest state team finish with silver medals

LUIS JANSEN and BRAEDON GOLRING

November 29, 2016

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The Lions squared off against the Wharton Tigers in the semi-finals match. In doubles, the Lions roared to a 4-3 lead. They carried the charge into singles winning 10-6 overall. “To be honest, the team did not play up to the...

Lions knock off Liberty Eylau, gear up for Midlothian Heritage Jaguars

KASEY RUIZ, Staff writer

November 18, 2016

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The Lions played Liberty Eylau in the first round of playoffs last friday and came away with a nice win of 20-14 becoming bi-district champs.

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Lady Lions fall just short versus Jacksonville, show improvement from 1st game

ROBERTO HUERTA and CESAR FARFAN

November 15, 2016

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The Lady Lions went to Jacksonville on Saturday and came up short 37-33, but showed improvement overall.

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Cross country runners ready to battle at state meet

CHEYENNE MELTZ, Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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The varsity boys and girls cross country teams qualified for the state meet. The teams leave on Friday, and the race is the morning of Saturday at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock.

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Mason Hicks stands out as defensive leader, wins WFAA Player of Week

TREY MORGAN, Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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Senior varsity football player Mason Hicks recently won Player of the Week by WFAA Channel 8.

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Varsity girls open hoops season, come up short against Greenville

ROBERTO HUERTA, Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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The varsity girls basketball team started off the season against Greenville on Monday.

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Freshman Lions tame Panthers in 1-point showdown

LUKE ANDERSON, Staff writer

November 9, 2016

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The Kaufman Lions freshman football team beat the Mabank Panthers 27-26 on Oct. 20.

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JV Lions fall in close one against Van

GONZALO SANCHEZ, Staff writers

November 8, 2016

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The Lions junior varsity football team played the Van Vandals. The game was big because it could give the team a district championship, but the Lions came up just short, 20-19.

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