Big Win Fuels Expectations

Reported by The Advocate Staff   Fresh off their heart-stopping overtime victory against the Brandeis Broncos, our Mavericks are focused on their next opponent, LEE. The LEE team looking for their second win of the season, but the Mavericks have no intention of being that. Staying sharp is the plan. “This week is no different…

Softball Tryouts Soon

Reported by Lylian DeLeon Softball tryouts are coming up in two weeks on Saturday January 25 at 9 in the morning at the softball field here at Madison. Anyone is welcome to try out as long as they bring a current physical. Just a reminder when Coach Friensenhahn says “9 am” she means be there…

Lady Hoopsters Hoping for Success

Reported by Leah Austin With losses against Johnson and Roosevelt, our varsity ladies’ basketball team is trying to find their stride. Despite their 3W streak in December, the team still stands 5-12 with the season deep into district action. Tonight, The Lady Mavs will take the court against Reagan, here at home in a game…

First pitch coming soon for softball

Reported by Alejandro Barbosa   The softball season is a few months away, but Coach Friesenhahn is already looking forward to an exciting season. Friesenhahn has been teaching at Madison since 2003. While coaching her varsity softball class, she tries to have the team improve their skills to their maximum ability.    For varsity, it is…

Holding on for glory

    By Leah Austin       Brendan Rihn is a 17-year-old Texas native whose extracurricular activities reach beyond the norm. When the baseball diamond or the football field isn’t enough, take a page from Brendan’s book and try bull-riding! His rodeo adventure started at a young age; wanting to keep up a long-running…

Pin Win

By Courtney Johnson People usually think of bowling as a way to hang out with friends and pass time. For some students it’s a part of their school life; they practice after school, even on Sundays, and play matches and tournaments during the week (usually Mondays). The tireless work of the bowling club paid off;…

Serving Up Brahmas

By Travis Saucedo  With a final point scored, the volleyball team took home their first district win against MacArthur on September 12. The team was very happy about the win but they weren’t too pleased about the number of games it took to bring home the win. “I felt like it was unnecessary to go…

Carpe Ludum, Seize the Game!

By Noemi Rodriguez A small crowd of parents cheered for their corresponding team in a large empty gymnasium. Despite the lack of the usual Friday night spectator’s hype, the varsity volleyball team played to the whistle and managed to push through, victoriously beating Poth in four games. “Sydney Morriss had 14 kills and 18 assists…

A Win is a Win

By Travis Saucedo Last week the football team took on the New Braunfels Unicorns in a long and hard fought game. The team beat the Unicorns 24-7, and with that win, they brought home their first victory this season. The team said it wasn’t a pretty win but a win never the less. Now, the…