Varsity tennis aces Ennis tournament

MEAGHAN SCALES, Staff writer

March 1, 2016

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The varsity tennis team competed at the Ennis tournament on Feb. 26 with many players receiving awards.

Varsity tennis team faces tough test in Corsicana, takes 1st in Duncanville

March 1, 2016

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The varsity tennis team played in the Corsicana Tournament last Friday. It was the toughest tournament so far this season with competition from Longview, Waco Midway, Texas High, and many others.

First round of district ends well for Lady Lions; varsity girls soccer team undefeated in first place

SEBASTIAN GONZALEZ, Staff writer

February 29, 2016

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The Lady Lions started slowly on Friday night while Ferris had some speed, but the Lady Lions made adjustments to make sure they didn’t score and came in with a 3-1 victory.

PREVIEW: A look at Rangers 2016 season

CARLOS CARRILLO, Staff writer

February 29, 2016

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The Texas Rangers completed a great season in 2015, reaching the American League Divisional Series before a heartbreaking loss to the Blue Jays. With spring training set for April, the Rangers have made several moves in the offseason, both on the field and at the stadium, to make 2016 an even better year.

PREVIEW: Texas Rangers look to beef up pitching roster

NICK GUERRERO, Staff writer

February 29, 2016

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The Texas Rangers pulled off the improbable and went from worst to first in 2015, getting within one game of the American League Championship Series. Spring training has approached for Major League Baseball and the Rangers are hoping for an even better season on the mound.

Lions add win to undefeated streak

NOAH MCBRIDE, Staff writer

February 25, 2016

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The varsity soccer team traveled to play Community on Feb. 16 and won 3-2.

Lady Lions catch 4 wins in early season play

KYLEE SISSON, Staff writer

February 25, 2016

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The Lady Lions softball team recently played in the scrimmage fest tournament with losses to Brownsboro and Commerce, but a win against Union Grove.

PREVIEW: Girls tracksters ready to roll, looking for yet another title

JACKY FAZ and KASEY RUIZ

February 19, 2016

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Track season is right around the corner, and the girls’ team is super pumped for it. The girls hope this upcoming season will be the seventh straight district championship for the team.

Varsity Lady Lions take yet another win against Community 3-1

SEBASTIAN GONZALEZ, Staff writer

February 19, 2016

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The Lady Lions had a great game Tuesday night at Community. Senior forward Vanessa Montes came out with a first minute goal assisted by junior outside midfielder Brynn Smith.

PLAYOFFS OR BUST: Lions take on Ferris in play-in game

MATTHEW BAILEY, Staff writer

February 19, 2016

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The Kaufman Lions boys basketball team will take on the Ferris Yellowjackets Friday in Crandall with the winner getting in the playoffs. If the boys win, they’ll advance to the first round of playoffs, however if they don’t it’ll be a disappointing end to a hard fought season.

Kaufman lifters pick up nice finish

JOSEPH BISHOP, Staff writer

February 19, 2016

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The KHS powerlifting team traveled to Wills Point last Saturday. The team did well overall with the boys placing sixth and the girls placing seventh.

JV soccer team shines in Terrell tournament

IRVIN RENTERIA, Staff writer

February 10, 2016

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The boys junior varsity soccer team went to the Terrell tournament on Jan 21. The boys played really hard but could only come out with one win and a draw in three games

Montes completes another hat trick with win against Athens

SEBASTIAN GONZALEZ, Staff writer

February 10, 2016

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The varsity girls soccer played well Monday night with good passing and great defense ending up with a 4-0 victory. Senior forward Vanessa Montez had yet another hat trick and junior forward Perla Figueroa scored one goal.

JV tennis team aces the competition in Arlington

MARCO PALACIOS and LAURO RODRIGUEZ

February 10, 2016

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Through the cold weather, the junior varsity tennis team started off its season at the Arlington Lamar Tournament on Feb. 4. Kaufman was the only non-5A or 6A school and came back with a nice performance.

BAD TO THE BOW: Archery team heads to state led by top shooters Justin White, Carlie Fox

KELSIE EVANS, Staff writer

February 10, 2016

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The KHS archery team qualified for the state tournament in Belton on March 31 and April 1. If the teams scores well, the archers have to get ready for nationals in Louisville, Ky, in May.

Varsity boys soccer team takes setback with 2 tough losses

NOAH MCBRIDE, staff writer

February 9, 2016

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The varsity soccer boys took two tough losses to Mabank on Jan. 29 and to Life School Oak Cliff Feb. 5.

Tryouts set for softball team

KYLEE SISSON, Staff writer

February 9, 2016

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The softball girls just recently had tryouts and the first game is coming up quickly.

Football coach, athletic director leaving for new position in Tatum; defensive coordinator leaving also

JEFFERSON FRITZ, Staff writer

February 9, 2016

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Head coach Craig Barker and defensive coordinator Darren Hylander announced last Monday that they are leaving Kaufman to take the same positions at Tatum High School.

Super Bowl Pick’em contest winners

February 8, 2016

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This years Super Bowl Contest winners are freshman Irvin and junior Delany. Irvin prediction was 14 to 7 Broncos and Delany prediction was 28 to 24 Broncos. For the teachers the winner was varsity baseball coach Beau Snodgrass...

Powerlifting team racks up nice finishes in 1st meet of season

JOSEPH BISHOP and JEFFERSON FRITZ

February 8, 2016

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The KHS powerlifting team began its season Jan. 30 with several lifters placing in the Top 5 including a second place finish by Daisy Ayala and third place finish by Nichole Howard.

SUPER BOWL PICKEM CONTEST: KHS’s prognosticators make their selections

February 5, 2016

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Super Bowl 50 is Sunday and here are some of KHS’s best selections along with some analysis, both faculty and students:

PREVIEW: Baseball team gears up for big season

COLTON DAVIS, Staff writer

February 4, 2016

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The varsity Kaufman Lions baseball team had a rough season last year, but head coach Beau Snodgrass believes this season will be different because the team was very young.

Lady Lions lose close one to Lady Hornets

ASHLEY WEAVER and KENZIE KERSH

February 3, 2016

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The Lady Lions had a close game against the Athens Hornets last Friday night, losing 27-31.

VROOM, VROOM: Hayden Owen excels on motocross track

MAKENZIE SHORTNACY, Staff writer

February 1, 2016

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The third lap started and he glanced back just to see his rival inching up on him. Hayden Owen held the sixth place position for as long as he could. He was racing along with all his weight on the front of his bike. When he landed the table top at the end of the straightaway, he was thrown off his bike. He fell on the ground just to feel his bike land on top of him.

Lady Lions lose to Mabank, hoping for win versus Athens

ASHLEY WEAVER, Staff writers

January 29, 2016

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The varsity Lady Lions had a tough game Tuesday night against the Mabank Panthers, losing 56-40.

Boys freshman basketball team falls to Mabank, hope to bounce back

CAYDEN LODOR and LORENZO RODRIGUEZ

January 29, 2016

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The freshman boys basketball team lost 47-32 to Mabank on Tuesday.

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