Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Stephen F. Austin High School's Newspaper "The Maroon"

The Maroon

Austin HS Cross-Country team 2023-24.

Running Towards Triumph

Claire Murphy, Ada Barlas February 1, 2024

The 2023 season has been put in the books as a remark- able journey for the Stephen F. Austin High School Cross Country team, with Coach Batiansila expressing his awe, “It has been an amazing...

Austin High Girls Volleyball 2023 Season

Austin High Girls Volleyball 2023 Season

Baker Morris November 17, 2023

The Girls Volleyball team had an incredible and exciting 2023 season. They are showcasing their talent and determination on and off the court. This group of remarkable athletes has all worked so hard and...

Erin Collins tries to get the ball before the defender. “They were very aggressive but we played well,” Collins said.

Girls kick into soccer

Bri Bady, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Sophomore Makoya Kourouma, senior Taylor Russell, and junior Sadie Austin play on the girl’s soccer team. This year, Russell plays midfield. “I’m feeling pretty confident about the new season....

Assistant Varsity Coach Kyle Fosco

New Talent on the Team

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Coming all the way from north Chicago, Kyle Fosco, a former Missouri University baseball player, is the new baseball coach and also teaches math. “I love being outside, love playing sports and always...

Senior Ainsley Merrit sets up against a strike from Westlake. This is the final district game between Austin High and Westlake.

Tennis Progresses Through the Playoffs

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

The varsity tennis team went to the first round in the playoffs for the regional quarterfinals after beating Clemens 10-2 and Johnson 10-1. A freshman named Conor Smillie helped improve, scoring 2 out...

First Title for Washington Nationals

Connor Tate, Copy Editor October 3, 2023

The World Series, major league baseball’s biggest event, concluded on Oct. 30 with the Washington Nationals defeating the Houston Astros, 4 games to 3. “I watched all seven games of the World Series,”...

In Synchro

In Synchro

Sofia Freed, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Junior Claire Dempsey spends most of her time in the pool practicing for hours at a time. But she’s not swimming laps. She’s synchronized swimming, an elaborate hybrid of swimming, dancing, and...

Junior Olympian balances life as teen & athlete

Junior Olympian balances life as teen & athlete

Juan Montelongo, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Sophomore Juliana Martinez started taking part in the Junior Olympics when she was only 13-years-old. Juliana competed in the 200-meter and 800-meter hurdles, helping her team get to 7th place in the...

Academy Field Trips Cause Scheduling Issues for Student Athletes

Kylie Baber-Gonzalez and Evan Myers October 3, 2023

The academy model was implemented at Austin High to help create communities among students; however, it has caused issues for some student-athletes, including scheduling conflicts and missed games due...

Graphic by Xander Christou.

Lebo and Roberts Take Over as Golf Coaches

Zab Rodriguez and Jackson Grimes October 3, 2023

The school recently acquired two new golf coaches, the boys’ coach Nick Lebo, and the girls coach Lance Roberts. Before he came to coach at Austin High Lebo was a defensive coordinator at Reagan High. “The...

Play like a Girl

Play like a Girl

Bri Bady, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

While the sport of American football is maledominated, sophomore and JV football player Thalia Smith hopes to change that. Smith began playing flag football when she was five years old, started...

Senior Marty Carrillo catches a Frisbee mid-practice.

Ultimate Frisbee Aims for State

Connor Tate, Copy Editor October 3, 2023

The Ultimate Frisbee club begins the new season hoping to go to the state tournament. The team is run by AGS math teacher Steven Trenfield, who has been coaching Ultimate for five years. “A student...

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