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North Dallas seniors: Are you ready to graduate?

The road to graduation has begun for the seniors at North Dallas High. The next month is filled with activities, starting with the prom on May 6 and ending with graduation on June 3. But there’s also the paperwork, and getting everything in order to be ableto walk across the stage and receive a diploma. […]

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North Dallas coach profile: Steven De La Cerda, varsity baseball coach

One of the outstanding coaches at North Dallas High School is head baseball coach Steven De La Cerda. De La Cerda is in fourth season as the Bulldogs baseball coach. With a lineup featuring mostly sophomores and freshman, the Bulldogs came close to making the playoffs this season. North Dallas closes out the season […]

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Meet North Dallas senior Melissa Cordoba: Dedman Scholarship winner

Senior Melissa Cordoba, a member of the volleyball team and golf team, is one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious Dedman Scholarship Award. The Dedman Scholarship is a full ride to SMU, worth $325,000, with a separate  scholarship paying $80,000 for the dorm. The scholarship is named after Mr. Dedman, who left in his will […]

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North Dallas junior wins award in photo competition

North Dallas High junior Kelly Montes de Oca won honorable mention Thursday night at the 9th annual Retail as Art Photography Competition at the Goss-Michael Gallery in Dallas. De Oca’s photo, titled, “Sports at Dawn,” was chosen with other winners from among the more than 400 entries from 32 Dallas-area schools. Her photo depicted […]

North Dallas coach profile: Troy Power, softball and cross country

Cross country and softball coach Troy Power is one of the outstanding coaches at North Dallas High School. Power coaches the boys and girls cross country teams in the fall, and coaches the junior varsity softball team in the spring. The Lady Bulldogs will play at Adamson High School at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by […]

North Dallas library selling old yearbooks, looking for some, too

North Dallas High School librarian Terri Moore is selling yearbooks but also looking for yearbooks. She is selling yearbooks at $30 for certain years, and is looking for yearbooks for certain years to be donated. “We do have some yearbooks we can sell [$30 each],” she said. “There are also a few years we […]

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North Dallas’ Rudy Ramos watches senior season from sidelines

Rudy Ramos has a pretty good baseball résumé at North Dallas High. As a freshman, he made first team All-District at second base; As a sophomore, he and teammate Matthew Morales were named district Co-Sophomores of the Year; As a junior, he made first team All-District at shortstop As a senior, he has suited up […]

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Former ND kicker Juan Carpio earns first-team all-conference honors

During his freshman season at Langston University, Juan Carpio’s daily routine included getting up at 4:45 a.m. to be on the practice field at 5:15 a.m. Practice lasted until 7:30 a.m., and was followed by a shower, breakfast and then classes. Afternoon practice began at 4 p.m., and consistly mostly of meetings until 6 […]

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Jeremy Mason takes reins in North Dallas boys basketball program

Boys head basketball coach Jeremy Mason can be usually found in the afternoon playing a game of PIG with fellow coaches Eric Gracia and Erik Grayson. Mason can go up, and usually hit the outside shot from beyond the three-point shot. Now, he just needs his boys basketball players to follow his lead this […]

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Join the North Dallas High School Booster Club

The North Dallas High School Booster Club generates support for the extracurricular activities at North Dallas High School. The group, which was started around 2002 and is comprised a parent president and alumni volunteers, holds events throughout the year and sells merchandise to raise funds for the athletic program. The Booster Club website publishes photos and stories about […]

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Don’t Save the Noise for the Stadium!

In order to communicate better with you as our fans, parents, student athletes, etc, we developed a survey to gather your feedback on how you currently use our website and how you would like to see our website grow in the future! Thanks for helping Bulldogs athletics advance to the next level:

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Introducing Fred Johnson, North Dallas’ new head football coach

“This could be a history-making year at North Dallas,” says Fred Johnson, the Bulldogs new head football coach. Johnson, 40, comes to North Dallas from Madison, where he was there for 13 years, including serving as defensive coordinator the last three years. Madison went 8-3 overall and 5-0 in District 4-4A Division 2 […]

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ND basketball program needs resources, a new gym

Second of two parts North Dallas boys basketball coach Brett Cole says the key to building the basketball program is having proper facilities and maintaining a feeder pattern. The feeder pattern requires getting the kids from Spence and Rusk to come to North Dallas and not transferring or attending other schools. But getting basketball athletes to come […]

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When will North Dallas HS get a competition gym?

First of two parts. From November to February, the North Dallas basketball teams become road warriors. They may play one or two games in the boys gym, but for the most part, all of their games are on the road. North Dallas, a Class 5A school with 1,200 students, doesn’t have a competition-size gym like other […]

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ND principal: ‘I want the parents to be here’

The Dallas ISD did not have to go far to find North Dallas High School’s next principal. She was already there. Blanca “Patty” Rodriguez was serving the school as assistant principal for almost two years when she was named interim principal, taking over for Dinnah Escanilla, who was placed on administrative leave in April […]

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North Dallas High student-athletes embrace the ‘community’ aspect

At the North Dallas athletic sports banquet last Thursday, guest speaker Ben Pollard told the students that their high school memories won’t be about “wins and losses,” but about “relationships.” Pollard, a Fellowship of Christian Athletes director for the area, described North Dallas as a “community,” where everybody knows each other.  He said he’s […]

North Dallas Booster Club website is No. 6 in state — Want to advertise?

Are you looking to advertise? Looking for a sure way to reach North Dallas High School students and friends? The North Dallas Booster Club website is ranked No. 6 in Texas in Varsity News Network’s April rankings. To advertise on the Booster Club website, contact VNN sales rep Ted Hopper at or 817-938-6801. There are several options to advertise: […]

Orange and White game set for Thursday at Franklin Field

The North Dallas High Orange and White game will feature the offense (White) vs. the defense (Orange) at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Franklin Field. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students. The event will open with 7 on 7 contest featuring feeder schools Spence Hornets vs Rusk Rams. The Orange and […]

All Teams Schedule: Week of May 22 – May 28

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for North Dallas High School, May 22 – May 28 MONDAY May 22, 2017 No events happening TUESDAY May 23, 2017 No events happening WEDNESDAY May 24, 2017 No events happening THURSDAY May 25, 2017 No events happening FRIDAY May 26, 2017 6:00 PM Boys Varsity Football vs. […]

Paul Gandara and Key’Thanna Lane named North Dallas’ top athletes

Seniors Paul Gandara and Key’Thanna Lane were recognized as the top athletes for 2016-17 at the North Dallas High Sports Athletic Banquet Thursday night. Paul received the Paul Delfeld award, named after the outstanding running back at North Dallas in the early 1950s. Paul competed in football (second-team all-district), basketball (second-team all-district) and soccer […]

13 North Dallas students inducted into National Honor Society

The National Honor Society inducted 13 new members Wednesday evening in the North Dallas High auditorium. This year’s inductees include: Melissa Cordoba Catherine Cruz Garion Doyle Marielena Garcia Guadalupe Juarez Janette Lopez Samanta Lopez Esperanza Manqueros Alec Mireles Chelsey Nguyen Kathy Nguyen Elizabeth Resendiz Filipos Tesfamichael The current NHS members include Cristy Ottenwarden, president; Jerah Sanchez, […]

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5 questions with North Dallas starting QB KaVonn Price

North Dallas quarterback Kavonn Price looks forward to his senior season in the fall. He hopes to lead the Bulldogs to the playoffs. KaVonn, who will enter his third season as the starting quarterback in the fall, led the Bulldogs in passing and rushing last season, while managing to avoid injuries last season. Head […]

Texas’ Top Record-Breaking Performance – Nominations are open now! – Presented by VNN

This Spring, we’ve seen several state and school records fall across the network. Who was the best in Texas? Nominate your favorite with the form below. Nominations close on May 22 at 12pm EST, and voting begins on Tuesday, May 23. Loading… Presented by:

National Honor Society induction ceremony slated for Wednesday

The National Honor Society will holds its induction ceremony at 5:30 pm Wednesday, May 17, in the school auditorium. Thirteen students have been selected for induction this year, said sponsor Sanjuana Casiano. A reception will follow the induction. This year’s inductees include: Melissa Cordoba Catherine Cruz Garion Doyle Marielena Garcia Guadalupe Juarez Janette Lopez […]

North Dallas sports athletic banquet scheduled on Thursday

The North Dallas High School Sports Banquet will be Thursday, May 18, starting with a reception in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. and the awards presentation at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. The event will be catered and the cost is $5 for the meal. North Dallas High student-athletes in all sports will be recognized and […]

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