Panthers post 47-22 win over Timberview, look to extend streak against Legacy

TweetThe Panthers are on a roll after defeating Mansfield Timberview and will look to move up to 6-0 when they face Mansfield Legacy this Friday. “Our kids have done a good job of being level headed, and not getting overconfident win after win,” Coach Jeff Dicus said. The Panthers outplayed Timberview throughout most of the [...]

Band looking to finish marching season strong in San Antonio

TweetWith truck loads of equipment, charter buses full of students, and a heart to win, the Marching Band will be traveling to San Antonio Nov. 1 for the State Marching Band Contest. This marks the 23rd time the band has advanced to the contest, and the directors are very optimistic that the band will do [...]

Panther Quarterback Divan Ealy receives Built Ford Tough Player of the Week Award

TweetDuring the pep rally Oct. 22, senior Divan Ealy was presented with the “Built Ford Tough; Player of the Week Award” by Benito Juarez. “It feels really good. Feels good,” Ealy said. “We’ve got a great team and it’s all the team working.” Hard-working players such as Ealy are nominated on the playeroftheweek.com website by [...]

Band advances to state marching contest

Tweet This past Saturday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium in front of an umbrella equipped audience, the DHS Marching Band and High-Hats advanced on to the UIL State Marching Contest in San Antonio. They were selected by five judges as one of four 5A marching bands from Area C to advance to the state marching contest. [...]

Red Ribbon Week

TweetThis week the school will be participating in red ribbon week. A theme is picked for everyday of the week that the students are welcome to participate in. The entire purpose of red ribbon week is to promote drug awareness in the community. “It’s just to make students more aware of the consequences of drugs [...]

Band looks forward to area contest

TweetThe closest anyone will get to hearing angels sing and glorious bells ring is to watch the band and high hat’s 2010 marching show titled, “Everytime a Bell Rings…” The group of about 350 band members and high hats have been working hard since the beginning of the season up until now. This past weekend, [...]

Library to pass out pumpkins for reading incentive

TweetUsually Panther points are the prize for students at school, however librarians are flipping the scrip with pumpkins. Yes. Beginning Oct. 25, the first 50 students to check out books from the school library will be given a free mini pumpkin. “With Halloween around the corner, it kind of goes with our theme.” librarian Blanca [...]

Flower Girl: Freshman creates innovative home business

TweetFor freshman ZyAndrea Walker, what was once her dining room is now her very own flower studio. Her shelves are complete with row after row of paint. Stacks of assorted ribbons and cups full of paint brushes line what use to be a beverage bar. And of course, the thing that started her home business, [...]

Cross Country teams closing in on district meet

TweetThe cross-country team previously ran yet another meet this past week in Mansfield. This only leaves one meet between them and running for a district title. Several of the runners finished with medals on the day and felt good going into the meet. “ I felt really good coming into today,” senior Mikey Reyes said. [...]

Tennis teams headed to Regional tournament after big wins over Mansfield Legacy,Midlothian

TweetAfter defeating Mansfield Legacy and Midlothian 10-1, the tennis team is headed to the regional tournament Oct. 29 as the District 5-5A runner-up. “We’ve been working really hard to get to where we are this year,” junior Diana Rizo said. “Whatever we learned from each year we spread it down to the younger players to [...]