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Swim Team becomes two-year District Champs, Regional Qualifiers

Swim Team becomes two-year District Champs, Regional Qualifiers

By Gloria Ogunlade

January 22, 2018

After becoming back to back district champions, the boys and girls swim teams will be heading to the regional swim meet next week. The team finished with five gold medals in relays and one silver.  Coach Stephanie Bernier-Franco said Regionals has been their goal since the start of the year. “So...

Panthers basketball upsets DeSoto 93-86 in double OT

Panthers basketball upsets DeSoto 93-86 in double OT

January 14, 2018

The Panthers took DeSoto to double overtime and was able to pull off a 93-86 win over the former state champions. "I was proud of the team showing such heart in the midst of adversity" head coach Corey Chism said. "These guys stick together and work as a team every game." This game was the third...

Vote for Pantherette LaMoyah Lott to receive full ride scholarship

Vote for Pantherette LaMoyah Lott to receive full ride scholarship

December 8, 2017

Pantherette LaMoya Lott has entered a contest to win a full ride scholarship to Hardin Simmons University to continue her basketball career in college.  In order for her to win the contest she must receive the most votes on her high light video.  The video was produced by our Duncanville student media....

Samples becomes winningest black coach in UIL History

Samples becomes winningest black coach in UIL History

September 19, 2017

Coach Samples became the winningest black coach in UIL History Friday with a win over his former team Skyline. "I am just happy I have been able to coach such great kids along the way," Samples said. He said it is not about wins and losses it is about what happens with the whole athlete. "I...

Panthers take huge homecoming win against Skyline

Panthers take huge homecoming win against Skyline

September 19, 2017

It was a cool night with a clean sunset as the Panthers took on Skyline for their homecoming game. The Panthers gave Coach Reginald Samples his first big win against his former team Skyline 45-7. "It was just another game for me," Samples said. "It was great to get the win." Samples is closing...

Cross Country Runner looking for assistance to run 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games

Cross Country Runner looking for assistance to run 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games

July 26, 2017

Junior track and cross country runner Isaiah Price trained all summer in an effort to qualify for the 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games July 31-August 1 in Detroit, Michigan. During this time he has put himself in position to be a front runner in the race but needs support to fund the trip. "All summer...

Freshman girl golfer first to advance to Regional Tournament in over 16 years

Freshman girl golfer first to advance to Regional Tournament  in over 16 years

By Madison Cooper

May 2, 2017

The consistent clack of golf balls connecting with metal resonated throughout the driving range. There was a light breeze that rustled the loose leaves; as well as, the ruffles at the end of her skirt. Regardless of the distractions, she stayed focus. This was her fourth practice this week, and she was...

The NFL Draft: Who will your team pick?

The NFL Draft: Who will your team pick?

By Andres Gonzalez, writer

April 26, 2017

With free agency coming to a close, NFL teams are already making their decisions on which young players they're going to draft. Teams and players have been preparing for the draft since last years draft. These players are the future of the NFL but which ones are going to make the most impact? The draft...

Girls Soccer team defeats Copperas Cove 1-0 advance in playoffs

Girls Soccer team defeats Copperas Cove 1-0 advance in playoffs

March 28, 2017

The girls soccer team took on Copperas Cover in the first round of the playoffs and finished with a 1-0 win moving on to the second round. Video footage and edit by Xarielle Nash.

Boys Soccer Jumpstart Playoffs with Tie

Boys Soccer Jumpstart Playoffs with Tie

By Britany Ramirez

March 21, 2017

With their last game before playoffs the boys soccer team jump start the season with a 1-1 tie against Grand Prairie. Varsity soccer coach Nuno Passos knew his team could have worked harder but was happy with the turnout of the game. “I thought it could have gone either way,” Passos said. “They...

Pantherettes win Back to Back 6A State Basketball titles

Pantherettes win Back to Back 6A State Basketball titles

March 5, 2017

As time ran off the clock a the UIL 6A Girls Basketball Championship game, confetti filled the air in the Alamodome as the Duncanville Pantherettes closed out their second straight title win 76-65 over Cypress Ranch. “This is a very special team,” junior MVP Zarielle Green said. “We have been...

Pantherettes move on to 6A State Championship game

Pantherettes move on to 6A State Championship game

By Bryar Fuentes, Social Media Editor

March 4, 2017

After a slow start the Pantherettes(38-2) found some rhythm in the second half and was able to put away yet another opponent as they claimed their spot in another UIL 6A State Championship game tomorrow night at 8:30 in the Alamo dome. “We just have to get back into our hunger and desire to play...