Howdie Sara Watson!

Sara Watson is a freshman on the JV Tennis team. Tennis is something that she loves to do.


Amanda Martin

Sara Watson

By Amanda Martin, Staff Writer

The Wrangler: How is high school different from junior high?

Watson: You have way more freedom, and are expected to be more independent.

The Wrangler: What were some of the challenges you experienced in your first semester of high school?

Watson: I had some trouble with my grades. I’ve always gotten A’s and B’s throughout my life, and I was finding myself struggling to keep myself at a low B.

The Wrangler: What got you interested to play Tennis?

Watson: My dad played Tennis in high school and my grandparents also played when they were younger.

The Wrangler: What have you learned from playing Tennis with the school?

Watson: I’ve learned some new drills.

The Wrangler: Is it hard to miss school because of your Tennis tournaments?

Watson: Personally, missing school for the [tournaments] was not as hard as I was expecting.

The Wrangler: How do you balance both school and Tennis at the same time?

Watson: If I have any extra time during school like advisory, or downtime in class, I will study and do my homework then. Also, if I’m going to miss school I make sure to ask my teachers if there are any assignments I can do ahead of time.

The Wrangler: What do you want to accomplish in Tennis during high school?

Watson: I want to improve my skills and win a medal.

The Wrangler: Do you have plans to continue playing Tennis after this school year?

Watson: Yes, I plan on playing Tennis next year.

The Wrangler: Have you considered playing Tennis in college?

Watson; I have considered playing Tennis in college, but I’m not sure if I will since I don’t want to pursue Tennis as a career.

The Wrangler: What colleges are you interested in?

Watson: Rice University, or perhaps another University in Texas.