Articles written by: Haley Hegefeld

Knights ride strong second half to bi-district playoff win

ON TO THE NEXT ONE: Coach Charles Taylor raises the Bi-district trophy  for the football team. The Knights won the game against Medina Valley 37-14. Photo by Gregory James

Photos by Ian Clennan, Gregory James and Madison Olsen. Host Medina Valley scored its second touchdown with less than a minute to go in the first half, and after the Panthers converted the point after, they led visiting McCallum, 14-13, […]

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Hernandez portfolio wins ATPI fall contest

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Isabella Hernandez’s portfolio, “Women of My World,” contains these five images. Isabella Hernandez captured first place in the 2017 ATPI Fall Photo Contest in the Advanced Portfolio category for her collection entititled, “Woman of My World.” She added that the […]

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For Perkins brothers, Fridays a family affair

The brothers stand together at the end of the Seguin football game on Sept 14. As part of his cheer duties, Miles has to run the sideline with the McCallum flag after every Mac touchdown. Max and his mates on the offensive line have made sure Miles has gotten a good workout during each football game so far this season. Photo by Gregory James

Brothers Max, Miles have both been a big part of McCallum’s  historic football season Senior Max Perkins has been playing football since the seventh grade, and until this year, his brother, sophomore Miles Perkins, has been supporting him from the […]

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A tea party for all

Photo by Katie Nalle.

Princess posse raises money for MacTheatre, creates Disney experience for kids Photos by Jasmine Barrera, Jazzabelle Davishines and Katie Nalle. Singing, kids and tea, lots of tea. McCallum’s theatre program held their annual booster club fundraiser, Princess Tea Party, on […]

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Austin resoundingly passes AISD bond

Austin resoundingly passes AISD bond

On Nov. 7, Austin voters approved Austin ISD’s $1.05 billion bond with a majority of 72 percent, or 66,512 people. The proposal, approved by the trustees on June 26, contained 40 different bond projects, including 16 completely new facilities. The […]

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Varsity volleyball returns to playoffs

Varsity volleyball returns to playoffs

  The varsity volleyball season came to an end on Oct. 30 at Wimberley High School with the Knights losing to the Kerrville Tivy Antlers in the bi-district playoffs, 25-20, 25-10, 25-20. The playoff loss brought an end to an […]

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Seniors cast first ballots in Nov. 7 election

Seniors Roxy Smith and Ruby Dietz register voters outside Ms. Carrasco's hallway on Tuesday, exactly one week after many seniors cast their first ballots in the election that determined the fate of the $1.05 billion AISD bond.  It passed. Photo by Will Tyree.

Most students have been exposed to the system of American elections since they were children. Their parents and grandparents went to vote, and the news reports about local and nationwide elections every year. Some MAC seniors aren’t aren’t just observing […]

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McCallum races past Reagan to go 10-0

McCallum races past Reagan to go 10-0

  The last game of McCallum’s regular season was one for the record books. By winning their 10th and final regular season game, the 2017 Knights joined the 1966 Knights as the only other team in school history to finish […]

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The original 10-0 Knights

The original 10-0 Knights

Football team anticipates joining 1966 team tonight as only Mac teams to complete 10-0 regular seasons The McCallum Knights headed into their 13th season of varsity football in 1966 with great expectations. “I believe we can start 11 boys who […]

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Perez passes towards perfection

Perez screams with laughter as he witnesses his teammates being kissed by their moms on the Sept. 29 pep rally before the LBJ game. Photo by Dave Winter.
Left: Perez scored the second of three rushing touchdowns he scored against Crockett. Photo by Gregory James.

Senior quarterback Max Perez leads undefeated Knights to potentially historic run The Shield: How have you been feeling about how you have been playing this football season? Max Perez: I think I have been playing pretty good. This is definitely […]

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