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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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Crossing the finish: Track and field team participates in AISD District meet

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The Ann Richards track and field team participated in the AISD District meet on the 5th and 6th of April after a long 6-7 meet season. Ten throwers and runners qualified for the area meet by placing in the top 4 of a varsity event. The area meet will be held on April 20th in…

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Keeping track: infographic of 2017 placings and personal records

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“Our track team is not one of our biggest teams we’ve had in the past, but they are continuing to show up to practice and work hard. Every week, our runners are improving their time and our field event athletes are always finishing in the top 10 of each division and their event. They are…

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Runner up: My transition to assistant track coach

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This season, while track runners are jumping, sprinting, and practicing, I will be behind the scenes acting as assistant coach. I will help the Coach Thiel and Coach Mendoza take attendance during practices, help set up cones and hurdles, time runners, run errands as needed, and make sure the runners are ready at meets.  …

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Taking a shot: One district champ’s athletic trajectory

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Ebheni Henderson (10) shows Alexis Miller (9) proper throwing form for discus. Photo by Lauren Breach “There was this girl, and she was just a beautiful thrower. Sometimes when I was supposed to be throwing I just stood there and stared at her. I said ‘Someday, I’m going to do that.’” Since sophomore Ebheni Henderson’s…

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Marathon High runners take part in 2014 Turkey Trot

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Marathon High members spent their Thanksgiving morning running the 24th ThunderCloud Subs 5-mile Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot is an annual event in Austin where thousands of participants wake at 9:30 in the morning to meet at the Long Center to join in the 5-mile run/walk Thanksgiving tradition established since 1991. The event donates 100% of…

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ARS Against Itself: Inter Squad Track Meet

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Ann Richards has its first ever inter squad track meet at the Tony Burger Stadium on February 20, 2014. Inter squad means the team against itself- in this case, Pink vs Purple. Pink Team is led by senior Casey Garcia and Purple Team by Emily Torrez, also in 12th grade. It is a beautiful day.…

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