Sports

Spotlight shines on Blue Brigade senior

Photo by Madison Olsen.

Photos by Brooke Miller, Madison Olsen and Dave Winter. The lights shine down and the music surrounds her as she does her high kicks and splits across the field. She moves with ease in her sparkly outfit, cowboy hat and […]

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Fernandez signs with Southwestern

Photo by Adrian Peña.

Photos by Tony Lavorgna, Adrian Peña, Sam Selis and Dave Winter. There are some unwritten rules when it comes to voting for the Most Valuable Player in a professional sports league or a high school sports district. One of those […]

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Blue Brigade to be led in 2017-18 by a pair of junior officers

Senior 2016-2017 Blue Brigade captain Brittany Miller holds hands with new co-captains Karel Tinkler and Chanyn James ('19) before  her last solo as captain during spring show. Photo by David Winter.

The McCallum Blue Brigade is one team known for its traditions. From glitter and red lipstick, to Christmas caroling, to the last dance at spring show, the Blue Brigade carries much of what it does from year to year. But, […]

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Wangrin speaks softly, carries a big bat

Wangrin speaks softly, carries a big bat

OPS is considered the most important offensive baseball statistic because it measures a player’s total offensive skill. The sum of a player’s on-base percentage and his slugging percentage, it measures a player’s ability to reach base safely and to hit […]

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The World is Flat(ball)

The World is Flat(ball)

Mac Flatball headed for an early morning showdown on Sunday morning with Rouse High School. After splitting four games the day before, the Mac attack faced a simple proposition: win or go home. Three straight wins, and the team would […]

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Turning the Page: Unanimous All-District catcher earns four varsity letters

Photo by Adrian Peña

By any standard, Tyler Page, a unanimous selection as the All-District 25-5A catcher, has been the heart of the baseball team this season and for the past four seasons. The only player on the team to earn four varsity letters […]

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Highly Regarding Henry

Highly Regarding Henry

Selis’s senior year was his best year at Mac To some people, the high school experience is all about going to parties. For others, it’s about meeting new people, and for still others, it’s about getting involved and learning enough […]

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Upstart club hooked on fishing

Sam Stone throws a castnet to catch fish bait while on a family trop to Port Aransas. Photo by Charlie Stone.

Juniors bring allure of fishing to Mac, cast nets for broader membership Juniors Sam Stone and Reace Lane have known each other since kindergarten, which is about how long each of them has been fishing. “We have just always been […]

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Row, Row, Rowing to college

Row, Row, Rowing to college

Junior Kate Knifton trains for rowing in college, discusses what it takes to get there The Shield: How long have you been involved in rowing? Kate Knifton: I have been rowing since August of sophomore year so for about a […]

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A hoops dynasty on wheels

Photo by Dave Winter.

Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks, UTA Movin’ Mavs world’s best When paired together, the words basketball and dynasty conjure up images of many legendary players leading their storied teams to greatness: Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, the Showtime Lakers of Magic […]

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