The Mane Edition

Album Alert: “Can’t Wake Up”

Album Alert:

Marco Cueva, staff writer

May 15, 2018

When we saw Alejandro Rose-Garcia, better known as Shakey Graves, tweet, "New album. New Sound. Sell your suspenders," we knew we were in for a big change. This is an ambitious move on Garcia's part because he hints at the evolution from his ticket to fame on his startup, his blues-folk-rock sound. Although...

Album Alert: “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall.”

How to: Friend, Love, Freefall

Marco Cueva, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, or RKS for short, is a band out of Boone North Carolina. RKS offers harmonic folk-rock/indie pop sound.  The band recently released their new album "How to: Friend, Love, Freefall" on April 6, 2018. A new LP has been long awaited since their last album was released three years...

HOMESHAKE Performs in Dallas

Homeshake takes the stage and opens with their opener to

Marco Cueva, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

Homeshake is the solo project of Peter Sagar, the former guitarist for Mac DeMarco's live band. Originating in Montreal, Homeshake offers an lo-fi, Indie pop sound with a groovy psychedelic feel. Sagar utilizes various effect pedals to manipulate his voice and guitar to offer a very unique sound. The...

MCA Band Takes a Hike to Worship

MCA Band stops at top of Guadalupe Peak to take a picture

Marco Cueva, staff writer

April 13, 2018

The Band Trip is a great opportunity for band members to come closer as a team and is highly anticipated every year. The MCA band woke up bright and early and hit the road by 6:00 am April 6. The van drove straight to New Mexico and made their first stop at the famous Carlsbad Bat Cavern where they watched...

Season is Over

The Varsity boys soccer team ends their season down in Austin at the State Area Finals.

Marco Cueva, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

After a disappointing loss against Austin Veritas, the Mustangs season is sadly coming to an end. Having made it to the second round of playoffs for the second year in a row now, the Mustangs are very hopeful for their future and plan on improving for the future. This year, The Mustangs will be saying...

Mustang Soccer Dominates First Round of the Playoffs

Mustang Soccer Dominates First Round of the Playoffs

Marco Cueva, staff writer

February 11, 2018

The Mustang Varsity boys saddled up for their first playoff game against Waco Reicher on Friday February 9th. The weather was perfect and the boys legs were well rested; they were ready to compete. The game was fairly even, both sides had their fair share of shots on goal. At about the 20 minute mark,...

Mustang Soccer Shuts Out Dallas Lutheran

The Mustangs cheer after the ball was put into the back of the net.

Marco Cueva, staff writer

February 8, 2018

Despite the colder weather, the Mustangs were ready to play against Dallas Lutheran. They had played them earlier in the district season and won by a good margin so Monday shouldn't be any different, but the Mustangs made it clear before they broke out that they still ought to fight like it was a playoff...

Mustangs fall short to Cristo Rey

Senior guest player, Greg Newland shoots towards the Blazers goal.

Marco Cueva, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

After postponing this game multiple times, the Mustangs were finally going to face of against Cristo Rey. Unfortunately with the flu epidemic spreading across North Texas, most of the team was sick, including all of the Mustangs defensive line. Coach Peter Gordon made adjustments accordingly; however,...

Irving Highlands? More Like Irving BYElands

Irving Highlands

Marco Cueva, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

The weather was perfect, the Mustangs were well rested, and Irving Highlands was on their way to MCA, perfect conditions for a good match versus our rivals. The Mustangs have had a history of very heated games against Highlands and after taking a difficult loss last game versus the Mustangs, the Blazers...

Mustangs spell Shelton, “ShelDONE”

Caleb Bryant, 10th, guards the ball from an upcoming opponent.

Marco Cueva, Staff Writers

December 12, 2017

Varsity boys soccer is off to a good start with the victory over Shelton this past Tuesday.  After a rough couple of games in the pre-district season, the Mustangs come in strong with a win over Shelton in their district season debut. Senior, Marco Cueva, started the game off to a great start by an...

Repeat at the State Meet

The Boys and Girls proudly hold up their 2nd and 3rd place plaques.

Marco Cueva and Kara Vita, Staff Writers

November 9, 2017

The boys and girls team departed for Waco on Sunday and arrived later that afternoon. The first order of business was to jog the course and note any significant features and mark the mile splits. The course was one of the nicest they ever run on. Junior Varsity runner, Juliana Roller commented on the...

A Black Mile to the Surface Tour

Manchester Orchestra

October 16, 2017

Manchester Orchestra's new album "A Black Mile to the Surface" brings an atmosphere reminiscent of their previous album "Like a Virgin Losing a Child" with its soft, somber vocals in "The Parts," soaring, reverberant melodies like in "The Gold," and laced with deep-cutting guitar riffs similar to that...

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