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The Fallen Golden Tors
The Fallen Golden Tors
Taylor Albert, Reporter • February 29, 2024

When men and women are deployed for war, they have no idea when they will come back, if they ever will. George Halsey Peets, Jr., alumnus of Ball High, class of 1926, was deployed to the Philippine Islands in 1940 before the attack on Pearl Harbor. He...

Baseball Travels to Ft. Bend
Baseball Travels to Ft. Bend
Adam Ochoa, Reporter • February 14, 2024

The Boys of Summer traveled to Ft. Bend to take on Ft. Bend Travis and Clear Falls in a three-team tournament and the Tors returned to the Island with a split. The Tors beat Travis 6-4 and then suffered a 3-1 loss to Clear Falls. Austin Raines...

The Epidemic Among Gen-z
The Epidemic Among Gen-z
Taylor Albert, Reporter • February 29, 2024

After the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020, employers reported that the newer generation of people in the workforce have become “lazy” and “unproductive”....

Swifting Rights
Swifting Rights
Jaelyn Ruiz, Reporter • February 29, 2024

Taylor Swift has made a huge impact on women's voting, impowering them to feel confident enough to take a stand and vote. The vote denying GOPers,...

Ball High vs. La Porte: A Win for the Tors
Ball High vs. La Porte: A Win for the Tors
Johanna Antonio, Reporter • February 7, 2024

The Ball High Tors, hungry for a win, played the La Porte Bulldogs on January 12th. The Tors were coming from a hard loss against the Manvel...

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Ghosts of Galveston
Ghosts of Galveston
Carol Guevara, Reporter • December 5, 2023

Galveston, Texas cemeteries hold a unique place in history. They serve as a final resting place for individuals from all levels of society. The...

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