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Competing for fair competition: Staff Editorial on 2018-2020 athletic UIL placing

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Every two years on February 1, sports, arts, and academic UIL (University Interscholastic League) districts are evaluated and redistricted by the UIL board of directors. Every two years, The Ann Richards School is moved up to 6A based on the board’s interpretation of school type. Every two years, Ann Richards Coach, Meg Brown, appeals this…

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Off to the races: JV cross country team runs at St. Andrews

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Racing into the new season: 2017 Cross Country team increases numbers and prepares for first meet

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Photos by Alexandra Lopez (10), Madeline Schell (12), and Ahna Stewart (11). The first cross country meet of the season for the Ann Richards team was originally held on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Due to Hurricane Harvey’s strong wind and rain, the meet was cancelled. The next meet, an AISD Invitational for only high school…

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Running to the Championships; Current cross country team prevails despite former stars’ graduation

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Victory rewarded the runners, all covered in ant bites, as the junior varsity team won the title of district champions. Varsity also brought home a win as they qualified for Regional Championships. Placed as district runner-ups, varsity came in after Austin High School and before LBJ. “Every girl fought all the way until the end…

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All good things must come to an end: ARS Cross Country seniors run their last race

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ARS Seniors on the Junior Varsity cross country team ran their last high school cross country meet Friday October 16, 2015 at Long Lake for the 2015 District meet. Rewon Shimray joined the cross country team in 8th grade and has since made many close friends among her teammates, some of whom she claims she…

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Sprinting for Survivors: ARS Cross Country team runs in the NOCC 5k

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The ARS cross country team went to Camp Mabry to run in the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 5k on September 27th to support ovarian cancer research and funds. “I think it’s going to be a good race today,” senior runner Miranda Ward said. “I mean there’s lots of different people who are running at different…

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Ovarian cancer fundraiser takes off

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The ARS cross country team is hosting a fundraiser for National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 5k this Sunday, September 27th, to increase awareness in the community. “I think it sends a really strong message that we support the other women in this community and the other women around this country who are struggling with ovarian cancer,”…

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Sore Sports: Cross country runners injured ahead of district race

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Injured Varsity and JV cross country runners work on sustainable strengthening in hopes of running the district race. “I was out for about four weeks. And so I ran twice this past week and my third run of this whole season was this past weekend at the Cedar Creek meet in the two mile. The…

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Who run the world? GIRLS

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“It’s not only about being physically prepared, but also mentally. You have to be up there, and you can’t let anybody pass you,” says the team’s star racer, Gema Sanchez.   Both Varsity and Jr. Varsity team win first place in their district meet.                                                                                                                                                                                                              This is only a continuance of the success from the year…

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