The Wildcatter

Softball Gets Safer Seats

Softball Gets Safer Seats

Beatriz Haro Leyva and Casey Casas

February 13, 2020

Wildcatter staffers Beatriz Haro and Casey Casas talked to softball coach Teresa Lentz on Jan. 24 about the $832,711 improvements to the campus softball facilities. Coach Teresa Lentz: Q: Do you think the new bleachers are needed? A: Yes, the new bleachers are definitely needed. I believe they are...

Powerlifter Advances to State

Powerlifter Advances to State

Juan Vasquez, Reporter

April 10, 2019

As he felt the weight of 435 pounds, he realized this was the moment he had been waiting for all season, breaking the 198 weight class state bench record. He slowly brought it down to his chest and… PRESS! Senior Damien Hinejosa competed in powerlifting for three years, slowly improving every single...

Topcats Bring Home Five-Time Championship Title

Topcats Bring Home Five-Time Championship Title

Amber Ashworth & Kendall McCall, Reporters

April 5, 2019

The varsity Topcats won their fifth national championship at the Showtime Nationals this past weekend at Moody Gardens in Galveston. They won several awards including: first in their pom, contemporary, lyrical and hip hop. “I love all of our routines,” freshman Kendall McCall said. “I was so proud w...

Alivia’s Final Goal

Alivia's Final Goal

Kara Johnson & Aubree Roller, Reporters

April 3, 2019

When she made the first goal, junior Frieda Gelabert knew instantly that the goal was for Alivia. The second goal was tougher to score. Everyone was fighting for the ball, but when it came back to her, she kicked it in. During halftime, Frieda couldn’t hold back the tears, because she knew that Alivia...

Softball Player Voted Caller Times Athlete Of The Week

Junior Lizzete Del Angle focuses during her game against the Dayton Broncos.

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

March 21, 2019

Red dirt, sweat and friendship have surrounded junior Lizette Del Angel since she was six years old. "I have had years of practice which has prepared me for high school," she said. "I have learned that it's all about sacrifice, dedication and hard work." Her years of practice have paid off  leading...

Topcats Out-Dance the Competition

Topcats started their season strong with a Grand Champions win at their competition last weekend.

Coltin McDaniel, Kendall McCall & Ryan Gonzalez

March 5, 2019

The Topcats won Grand Champion this past Saturday at Tuloso-Midway High School where they performed seven dances against many teams. “Our dances are very diverse,” senior Miranda Pilarczyk said. “They are exciting and fun to watch.” At competitions, the Topcats can perform both team dances...

Varsity Baseball Has Grand Slam Start

Varsity Baseball Has Grand Slam Start

Amber Ashworth, Juan Vasquez & Emiliano Zapata, Reporters

February 28, 2019

Varsity baseball takes the championship title home from their first tournament win in four years. The varsity baseball team competed in their first regular season tournament in McAllen where they won all but one game, making them 6-1 on the season. Winning the championship is always a great way...

Swim Team Splashes The Competition 

Freshman Erika Larson trains in the CHS pool for an upcoming swim meet. Regionals will be held Feb. 1 and 2.

Kendall McCall, John Bendele, Timothy Ingram , Reporters

January 31, 2019

After placing in the top six at district on Jan. 19, four swim team members, Kaylie Rempp, Erika Larson, Chyler Sanders, Avery Larson, will compete at region on Feb. 1 and 2.   “District is very difficult, it’s not easy like I thought it was,” Erika Larson said.  Larson competed in the 100 fly. During her swim, she didn’t think ...

Football Falls Short of State

Senior Dylan Filla cries in Coach Fowlers arms after the team lost to the Marshall Buffalos. The ending score was nineteen to seventeen.

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Editor In Chief

December 18, 2018

The varsity football team played their fifth and final round in the playoffs last Friday at San Antonio Dub Ferris Stadium. The Wildcats lost to Missouri City's Fort Bend Marshall by two points with a score of 19-17. The Wildcats were not expected to make it this far in the season, but the team worked...

Dancing At The Dome

Senior Carissa Walker has danced on the team all four years.

Amber Ashworth, Reporter

December 14, 2018

The Topcats performed their special Christmas halftime performance this past week at the Alamodome. “I think the girls did great,” coach Rhonda Voorhees said. “The freshman were excited because this is their first time performing in the Alamodome, and the seniors really have a lot of memories...

Boys Basketball Looking Forward To Successful Season

The boys played Ray Tuesday Nov. 13 at Calallen. Ray won the game with a 17 point lead.

Aaron Sullivan, Reporter

November 20, 2018

The basketball District season begins on Dec. 18, and the team has a positive outlook for the upcoming games. “We have a solid team this year and we are looking to make the playoffs,” Senior Caleb Zollicoffer said. “We are predicted to come out as the 3rd best team in our district.” Over the past f...

Cats Claw To District Champion Title

It is a Wildcat tradition to run through the banner before the game.

Kara Johnson, Reporter

November 20, 2018

The Calallen Varsity Football Team won the district championship game against the Calhoun Sand Crabs last Friday. There were eight seconds left on the clock and the game was tied, 20-20. Jaoa Trindade, the kicker, made a field goal bringing the score to 23-20, and won us the game. “It was a really...

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