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Swim Good: My experience in the deep end

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As of 2017, I’ve been swimming with the Ann Richards team for 3 years. In those three years, I’ve learned the value of team breakfasts, tasty vegan queso, spent at least $500 on coffee from Wheatsville, and grew to appreciate parkas more than I ever thought I could. I could go on and on about…

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Search for Spirited Stars: cheer tryouts process begins

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Jurnee Jackson (10) is a veteran of the cheer team. In addition to cheering for the Stars, Jackson competes in cheerleading on a club team. Photo by Emily Ownby “Hands on your hips, smile on your lips!” cheer team captain, Guiny Thomas (12), yelled to the group of excited hopefuls in the gym Tuesday afternoon.…

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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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Volleyball players dress as football players to show school spirit

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On the evening of October 16th, The Ann Richards Varsity Volleyball team dressed up as male football players for opposite day.The whole team decided on this idea and made it happen to get pumped for the game against Bastrop on the evening of October 17th. “This is one of the most special homecoming weeks,” said…

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