November 2011


Swimming Dives Into Competition

By Victoria Guerrero | Photo by Anysia Gonzales |

Originally published in the Nov. 18 print edition of the Advocate |

According to swim coach Robert Duin, swimming one mile expends more than twice as much energy as running the same distance.





Mavs Prepare to Re-Meet Rockets

By Valerie Carrizales | Photo by JayJay Gonzalez |

After nine games and a rocky start, it’s finally playoff time.

For two San Antonio high schools, Madison and Judson, it’s time they meet again. This isn’t just a pre-season game nor a district game, it is the first round of playoffs. Tonight at 7:30 p.m. they will be facing off head to head at Rutlege Stadium.


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Halftime Show Thrills

By Alexandra Gutierrez During the Lee game on Oct. 29, band and the spirit teams took the field as zombies and witches and performed Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Then afterward, the Dollies did their own performance…


Former NFL Player Makes Appearance at M&M Bowl

By Darby Fulcher and JayJay Gonzalez | Photo by JayJay Gonzalez |

On Friday Nov. 4, retired Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner attended the M&M bowl following the morning pep rally’s $1,250 donation for Gridiron Heroes.


Mac Melts At M&M Bowl

By Alexandra Gutierrez | Photo by JayJay Gonzalez |

On Nov. 4, the Varsity faced off against the MacArthur Brahmas at Heroes Stadium and left at the end of the night with a 37-27 victory.


CNN To Cover M&M Bowl Pep Rally

Story and Photo By Samantha Sanburn |

This year, the pep rally is receiving national coverage because of the schools’ connections with the organization Gridiron Heroes.


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