• McQuaid looks to fulfill his goals of playing in NBA after success as a Panther
  • Panthers looking to move past SGP with Friday matchup
  • Student group raises awareness about leukemia
  • American Sniper lives in the shadows of other great war movies
  • Step team brings new life to pep-rallies

McQuaid looks to fulfill his goals of playing in NBA after success as a Panther

Sweat  drenches his Duncanville Panther Sweatband as he stands at the line, ready to take the free throw. He dribbles the ball once or twice before he sets up his outside shot. With a flick of the wrist, the ball flies out of his hand. His breathing ceases for a […]

Panthers looking to move past SGP with Friday matchup

This season for Duncanville basketball has been a success overall. But the work is nowhere near done, there is much more to accomplish. The Panthers are currently 22-7 overall and 4-3 in district. Sitting in 4th place right now, behind Desoto (6-1) Cedar Hill (5-1) and South Grand Prairie (4-3). […]

Student group raises awareness about leukemia

After spending weeks to help raise awareness about Leukemia, HOSA students George Martinez, Yasmine Issa, Emily Sears and Yoselin Villa will present their project at the HOSA contest Friday. “We have worked very hard on this project over the past months,” Martinez said.  ”We are looking forward to presenting our results […]

American Sniper lives in the shadows of other great war movies

A few years ago, we saw a movie where an American soldier stationed in Iraq during the invasion goes through an extreme psychological make over. His continuous success during the war and repeated exposure to it, made it extremely difficult to return to his peaceful life back home. Social life […]

Step team brings new life to pep-rallies

When they walk onto the court, the crowd’s dull roar is ignited into a full fledged scream. They walk neatly, hands behind their back, with vacant expressions. The crowd has all the enthusiasm they need. With music in the background they begin with one perfectly synchronized step, and take the […]

 

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Student group raises awareness about leukemia

Student group raises awareness about leukemia

HOSA students sold cupcakes to raise funds for Leukemia awareness. (submitted photo) After spending weeks to help raise awareness about Leukemia, HOSA students George Martinez, Yasmine Issa, Emily Sears and Yoselin Villa will present their...

 

Juniors and Seniors prepare for powderpuff game next Thursday

Juniors and Seniors prepare for powderpuff game next Thursday

A senior player goes for the reception during practice. (Alisha Nichols photo) The junior and senior rivalry will continue in the powder puff game on Thursday, January 29th  at 7:30 at Old Panther Field. Admission will be $5. The teams have...

 

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McQuaid looks to fulfill his goals of playing in NBA after success as a Panther

McQuaid looks to fulfill his goals of playing in NBA after success as a Panther

Senior Matthew McQuaid is no stranger to going up top for the dunk in games. (Cynthia Rangel photo) Sweat  drenches his Duncanville Panther Sweatband as he stands at the line, ready to take the free throw. He dribbles the ball once or twice...

 

Step team brings new life to pep-rallies

Step team brings new life to pep-rallies

The step team opens up for the Cedar Hill pep rally. The team started up this year and has become a regular performance group at school events. (Karla Estrada photo) When they walk onto the court, the crowd’s dull roar is ignited into...

 
 

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Personal Column: What the blind girl helped me see

Personal Column: What the blind girl helped me see

Junior Davion Smith sings a special piece in the play with his friend Emily who is blind. (Taryn Marceleno) “The elevator!” Emily Tcampos exclaimed into my ear drum.  I led her through the swarming teenage kids that buzzed like a beehive....

 

Personal Column: The resolution to be better

Personal Column: The resolution to be better

Brianna Lidle, staff columnist “New Year, new me!” This is something we have been hearing for years, and I am sure that it will be said for years to come.  But who really puts this saying to use? I vowed to stop being lazy this...

 

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Panthers looking to move past SGP with Friday matchup

Panthers looking to move past SGP with Friday matchup

Senior Christopher Smith drives to the basket in a tough loss to South Grand Prairie during the first round of district play. (Cynthia Rangel photo) This season for Duncanville basketball has been a success overall. But the work is nowhere near...

 

Duncanville falls to DeSoto 60-52 in hard fought game

Duncanville falls to DeSoto 60-52 in hard fought game

Senior Cameron Hunt turns the corner against a DeSoto defender in a tough fought game Friday night. (John Hunt photo) Last Friday, the Duncanville Panthers played a hard fought game against the Desoto Eagles. After trailing by as many as 12...

 
 

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American Sniper lives in the shadows of other great war movies

American Sniper lives in the shadows of other great war movies

In this still from the movie, Bradley Cooper portrays American sniper Jason Kyle. This is an opening scene from the movie, and it is one of the more intense scenes in the movie. A few years ago, we saw a movie where an American soldier stationed...

 

Student council successfully hosts winter formal

Student council successfully hosts winter formal

Two student council members dance at the event they hosted. (Josaphine Xayyaraj photo) This past Friday, Student Council hosted Duncanville’s first ever winter formal, the Snowball and were pleased to say that it was a success. Although approximately...

 

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Photos: Freshman Basketball Girls vs. DeSoto

Photos: Freshman Basketball Girls vs. DeSoto

The freshman pantheretthes played against DeSoto eagles here at home and had a successful win this past Friday.

 

Photos: District Swim Meet

Photos: District Swim Meet

The district swim meet was this past Friday and came back successful.

 
 
 
 
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