August 2011

Varsity Football Loses First Game

Story By Alexandra Gutierrez | Photos by JayJay Gonzalez

Football players have been out in the hot sun, trying out and working toward a season that they could all be proud of, along side a familiar face, head coach Jim Streety.

On Aug. 26, Varsity kicked off their season against the Steele Knights on unfamiliar turf. The team did not go home with a victory and fell just one touchdown short ending the game 28-35.

First JV Football Follow Through Against Steele

Photo and story by Sarah Thibodeaux

As the Texas heat beat down upon them, the junior varsity A-team made their way across the field. The first game of the season was against the number one 5A team, Steele, and ended with a surprising victory, Madison winning with 32-13 as the final score.

Pep Rally Excites Students

Photo By Ashley Lore | Story By Richard Hernandez |

As students arrived to school today they might have noticed the band playing or the cheerleaders chanting, or maybe they noticed the crowd of students surrounding the outside amphitheater. By the time the football players made their way to the stage, students realized they were in a pep rally.

“[Pep Rallies] bring everyone together. First off you learn some Madison traditions, such as the fight song and the JM sign,” assistant principal Roberto Ozuna said.

Solar Car Project Brings Students Together

Story By Richard Hernandez | Co Editor In Chief |
Photo by Tracy Nyugen

Going in to summer vacation, Dr. Joe Dungan and a group of 12 students, former students, and even a pair of UTSA students, were all hard at work building a solar car. They didn’t let summer slow them down. The group worked hard into the summer and accomplished their goal of finishing the solar car.

Freshman Volleyball Earns Another Win

Photo and Story by Brittany Weaver| Business Manager

On Aug. 11 the freshman Lady Mavs and the freshman T-birds from Wagner went head to headm and both the A-team and B-team came away with wins.

The B-teams competed first. The Lady Mavs held the lead all the way to the end of the game, ending at 25-9. Period two also ended with a 25-12 victory. After the game coach Casey Spence gathered the girls in a circle and told them how proud she was.

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