The Maroon

Varsity Football Slaughters the Vikings

Offensive lineman Juan Quezada lifts running back Jordon Mitchell into the air after Mitchell sores a touchdown.

Auston Abrego, Creative Director

October 13, 2017

Opponent: Lanier Final Score: Austin 51 Lanier 7 Highlights: Late in the first quarter Austin defense allowed Lanier to slip a touchdown pass past them, but made it up in the fourth quarter with a safety gaining the team two points. Maroon offense dominated the vikings throughout the game. ...

Maroons Slay the Knights to Maintain Undefeated District Record

Senior Cameron Thompson warms up to play against McCallum.

Auston Abrego, Creative Director

October 11, 2017

Varsity volleyball remains undefeated in district after the Lady Maroons crushed the Knights 3-1 in their second matchup of the season.   McCallum (17-21) fought hard in the first set; however, the Maroons (20-13) took the neck-and-neck set 28-26. The Maroons kept their momentum going and dominated the ...

McCallum Varsity Football Shuts Down Austin

Freshman quarterback Charles Wright rushes through the line of scrimmage.

Auston Abrego, Creative Director

October 6, 2017

Varsity wide receiver Sawyer Berry put 12 points on the board by catching two touchdown passes against McCallum Thursday night, although it still wasn’t enough. McCallum (6-0) blew out Austin 56-13. In the first few minutes of the game, the Knights took the ball to score a 69 yard touchdown. T...

New Swimmers Crowned in King and Queen of Springs Tradition

Swimmers race to the finish line in the 16th annual King and Queen of the Springs competition.

Auston Abrego, Creative Director

September 27, 2017

Sophomore Emmy Francell and senior Nathan Marsales were crowned champions of the swim team’s 16th annual King & Queen of the Springs. The competition consists of a 3 mile run from Deep Eddy to Barton Springs and a ¼ mile swim in the Barton Springs pool.

Varsity Volleyball Hopes for Competitive Run in 5A

Varsity volleyball player serves the ball against Del Valle.

Eleanor Estrada, Editor in Chief

September 1, 2017

As the volleyball season kicks into gear, the varsity girls are hoping their second season playing 5A will bring tough competition and a competitive run in district play.

Girls Soccer Sweeps Lanier, Takes on Travis Friday

Sophomore Gracie Jackson dribbles the ball down the field during the varsity game against Lanier.

Django Fox, News Editor

February 17, 2017

The girls soccer team honored their favorite teachers by sweeping Lanier with a combined scored of 18-0 Tuesday night.

Plowman Rows Competitively

Plowman Rows Competitively

Willa Roberts, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

All it takes is a short walk across the street from Austin High to get to the Texas Rowing Center, where freshman Ella Plowman has been spending much of her time.

Run Along with Thomas Chiang

Run Along with Thomas Chiang

Audrey Ashburn, Photo Editor

June 1, 2016

Running: a sport, an activity and a pastime, but for senior soccer player Thomas Chiang it’s for endurance, power and free time.

The Close to a Home Run

The Close to a Home Run

Ellie Felts, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016

The Lady Maroon softball team lost in the first round of the playoffs with a district record of 3-3 a district record of 5-9.

Synchronized Dedication

Olivia Heinze and her team members perform practice synchronized swimming at the beach.

Miranda Gershoni, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016

We all know the struggle of extracurriculars: there’s so many to choose from and there’s no way to do them all.

The Ultimate Catch

The Ultimate Catch

Anna Arocha, Managing Editor

June 1, 2016

He runs across the field, his cleats tracking in the mud, the sun beats down as the sweat rolls off his face; he dives for the plastic disc.

Varsity Boys Soccer Hits the Field

Senior co-captain Martin Medina controls the ball and heads towards the opposing team's goal during their varsity game against Del Valle.

Sadira Alvarado, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2016

Compared to four years ago, the soccer program has come a long way from what it once used to be.

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