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Long-term goals: Middle school soccer team continues to grow

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For the past few weeks, it’s not unlikely that members Ann Richards Middle School soccer team will be taking hold of the mic during the celebration section all-school morning assembly. Over the course of the season, the announcement of wins, losses, and “shout-outs” to star players has been a weekly tradition for the team. The…

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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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Shooting Star(Fish): Ann Richards Swim Team soars at District Meet

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On Saturday, January 27th at 9:45 am, the upper deck of athletic bleachers at the University of Texas’ Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center was occupied by two people: Ann Richards swim coach Jill Dicuffa and team captain Georgia Moore (12). The team’s warm-up formally started at 11, but the pair got a head start…

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The family that plays together: Sister soccer legacy takes place at Ann Richards

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Balancing athletics and academics is an obstacle faced by countless high school students, but the Hruby sisters have got it down to an art form. Collectively, Sofia (class of 2015), Lucia (class of 2017), and Olivia (9) have been involved in almost every sport offered at Ann Richards. Olivia and her sisters have been playing…

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Life in the fast lane: ARS swim team kicks off new season

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After experiencing a change in leadership for the 2017-2018 season, the Ann Richards swim team, unofficially the “Starfish,” has been gearing up for their first meet of the season: the Anderson Trojan Invite. For new and returning swimmers alike, the beginning of the season is a time to set goals for improvement during meets throughout…

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Paying your dues: How much extra curricular cost

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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 top: Track and field take on area meet

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Anna Shcherbakova (9) entertains Sammie Seamon (10) and Olivia Rose Griesmer (10) with a funny story while waiting to run the mile at the track meet at Burger Stadium. Photo by ARS Press. After competing in the District meet on April 6th, the Ann Richards track and field athletes went to compete in the Area…

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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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Achieving their goals: Ann Richards 2017 soccer team makes history

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For the first time in the history of the Ann Richards School, the high school Varsity soccer team has made it to playoffs. And that is not the only first of the 2017 soccer season: this year saw the first high school JV soccer team, and the first middle school soccer B team.

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