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THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942 - DIGITAL SINCE 2010

THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942

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Once upon a time, Matthew Upton was graduating from Jesuit as a member of the class of '02. Now, fifteen years later, he has returned as the head coach of the rugby team. Coach Upton was recently appointed to the new head coaching position and is excited to go to work. Coach Upton grew up in Dallas and attended St....
In the month of March, Jesuit’s varsity Rugby team, coached by Matt Ortiz, went 3-2-1. Although the team had strong outings in their three wins, they struggled in their games against Katy and the Quin Colts, losing both by substantial amounts. In their second game of the month, Katy handed Jesuit a 20 point loss in a game that...
In any sport, triumphs and setbacks are to be expected. "You can't win 'em all," goes the mantra. Rugby has seen its great highs and unfortunate lows after beginning its season in February. Varsity has secured a respectable 1-3-1 record while JV is currently 4-1. Both teams faced off against Allen, Plano, Lake Travis, and Quin Colts in February. Varsity rugby...
First impressions are important, especially in sports. For a player, it can mean the difference between the playing on the field and sitting on the bench. For a team, it can serve as a morale booster, or a downer. Jesuit varsity rugby lost its first game against St. Thomas on January 27th: the score 10-17. For varsity rugby, this...
Rugby, to the casual observer, is a game not far removed from American football. It is a game marked by violent collisions and explosive breakaways. Teamwork is essential to the carefully timed lifting up of players of a line-out and the head-to-head shoving matches between 8 players from each team, a scrum. However, for Jesuit Rugby’s newly appointed head...
Shining yellow buses flood into the lower lot, marking the beginning of the annual Jesuit Dallas Rugby Showdown.  Excitement in the air, teams from all over Texas prepare for their matches. On Saturday, March 5th, the Jesuit rugby team hosted the annual Jesuit Dallas Rugby Showdown, inviting the Jesuit New Orleans, Katy High School, and Christian Brothers teams for a...
With a cool breeze flowing through Postell Stadium, the Jesuit rugby team warmed up for their first home game of the season.  The forwards practicing line outs, the backs running plays, the thirst for victory swept over each player.  As the clock ticked down, the players united under the goal post and performed the Jesuit “yell,” their Jesuit pride...
With every new sports season, all eyes fixate on the reigning champion: the one who proved their might last year, the one who strives to continue their success, the one who has the most to prove. This year, however, The Jesuit Dallas Rugby Team was “that team.” Coming off of a storied season resulting in a State Championship title, the...

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