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Pennies for Powell: Putting a face onto an ARS cancer survivor

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On March 3rd, (add year here) Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Powell (9) woke up with a sore throat and didn’t think much of it. She brushed it off, as well as the lack of energy, as allergies. On March 4th, she knew something was wrong. Powell’s energy was drained barely being able to make it from…

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In it to Win it: Spiking past leukemia into volleyball

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The freshman volleyball team huddle up before a home game against Pflugerville High School on August 30th in the big gym. Last March, Mary Elizabeth, known to most as M.E., Powell (9) was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, AML. She has been in remission since August 17 and due to the effects of chemotherapy, she…

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Eyes on the Prize: Middle school volleyball sets goals for the start of the season

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Coach Meg Brown talks to the 8th grade A team during a timeout in their game against Clint Small Middle School. Picture by Sammie Seamon   Volleyballs flew from both sides of the net as the teams lined up with serious expressions, preparing for their game. The 8th grade team was about to take on…

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ARS High School Volleyball 2016-2017

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ARS high school volleyball team schedules and rosters for the 2016-2107 school year.

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Swing and a hit

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As a coach, Mr. Ruiz is a jack of all trades. He coaches volleyball and while he may not coach basketball, softball, golf, baseball, or tennis he knows how to play all these sports and more. He took up golf when he found nothing “interesting to do” in the small town of Eagle Pass and…

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Igniting the power: Spirit Stick involved in new ritual

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Dakahla Holiday (12) leads the color guard at the UIL competition on Tuesday. The marching band received all superior rankings. “The stick can tell if you don’t commit,” High School Vice Principal Kris Waugh said. The spirit stick, which was created in 2007, the year the school opened, has been awarded to the senior class…

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Taming the Mustangs: Ann Richards middle school volleyball team beats O. Henry Middle School at O. Henry

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The Ann Richards seventh grade volleyball team goes into a team huddle before their game against Covington Middle School. Photo by Sammie Seamon   The seventh grade Ann Richards volleyball team beat O.Henry Middle School on September 24th. “I was actually very proud of our team, because they haven’t beaten O.Henry since my oldest sister [senior…

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Eyes on the Tiger: ARS family supports alumna at Dallas Division I volleyball tournament

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Ann Richards alumna, Sofia Hruby, was supported by friends, family, and former teammates in the SMU Doubletree Classic volleyball tournament in Dallas, Texas September 18th and 19th. Hruby is one of eight freshmen on the Clemson University volleyball team.  Since late June, she has been at Clemson in South Carolina preparing for the Atlantic Coast…

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Sofia Hruby signs for Clemson volleyball

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On April 30th, 2015 senior Sofia Hruby officially signed to become a volleyball player at Clemson University in South Carolina. Sofia is the first student at Ann Richards to receive a scholarship for athletics. Sofia has played for the Ann Richards volleyball team since she was in middle school, and has received numerous awards for…

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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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Varsity Volleyball Hitter Plays Cousin in Bastrop Game

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The Ann Richards vs. Bastrop Volleyball game this past Friday received a lot of buzz for obvious reasons– both teams undefeated, Bastrop being new to the district this year– but what most people didn’t know was that STARS varsity outside hitter, Ally Reznicek (11), was playing against her cousin, Quinn Blackwell (10), who’s a hitter…

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Superb, Amazing and Worth Every Suspenseful Bite

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The popcorn wasn’t the only thing that was good and poppin’ tonight. In the ARS vs Crockett game, the Stars take three wins earning the number one in district .  The gymnasium loud from all of our proud the Freshman  team entered the court. “I [had to] calm myself down.” Said Britton Andrews (Freshman Player)…

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