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Girls basketball heads to playoffs

Junior Julia Brochu looks to shoot a three pointer against Denison.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The girls' varsity basketball team celebrated senior night on Tuesday, Feb. 12 as they took on McKinney North for the final district game of the season.  Along with celebrating senior night, the basketball program as a whole honored Clay Chapman, a 10-year-old who passed away last weekend. Clay played ...

Swim and Dive looks to carry momentum into state.

Senior Jed Jones practices his backstroke. Jones looks to defend his state title in the 200 IM

James Mapes, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

With the state preliminary and finals coming up this weekend, the swim and dive team will look to dive in after a historic regional performance. The girls team won the first regional championship in school history, and the boys were second place at regionals for the second year in a row. Head swim coa...

Boys soccer to play first home game

Senior Diego Rodriguez fights for possession of the ball.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

After claiming a win in its district opener, the boys soccer team (6-3-3), (1-0) will look to face Denison at 7:15, their first home game of the season. The offense seems to be heating up as the team has scored six points in the last two games. Coach Duran said the team played well against Wylie Eas...

Girls basketball seeks to improve playoff seed

Senior Carsen Mcfadden dribbles the ball past half court in a game against Ursuline.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

After two close losses to Wylie East (54-52) and Denison (32-31), and thrashing Sherman (66-33), the girls varsity basketball team (18-15 overall, 4-4 district) looks to finish the district season strong. The girls will take on Princeton (16-12, 1-5) in Princeton with the hopes of pushing into the thir...

Featured Athlete: Sammie Basson

Sammie Bassoon is the only freshman on the varsity girls basketball team. She said she hopes to play in college.

Karina Li, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Freshman Sammie Basson plays on the varsity basketball team and is the only freshman on the 2020 roster. She wears jersey #4 and plays the point guard. Pre-Game Favorite Song: All types of music Whataburger or Chick-fil-a: Chick-fil-a Favorite Movie: 1000 to 1 Favorite Subject: Biology Pos...

Girls soccer aims to finish out game against Melissa Cardinals

Freshmen Callan Snider take a free kick at the 20-yard-line. She misses the shot blocked by The Colony's goalie.

James Mapes, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 4-1 loss against the Colony Cougars (5-3-2), the girls soccer team (6-4) looks to bounce back this week against the Melissa Cardinals (10-3-1). Looking back on last week’s game, head coach Ian Keeble reflects on the mistakes of him and his team, and what they can do to improve upon those mistakes. “For 70 minutes I thought we played really well,” Keeble said. “Unfortunately,...

Boys soccer to continue district play at Sulphur Springs

Junior Riley O'Donnell advances the ball down the sideline during the first half.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 3-0 win against Denton Ryan, the boys team, (5-3-2), will take on the Sulphur Springs Wildcats, (5-4-4), away tonight at 7 p.m. With their district opener on Tuesday, head coach Alex Duran is pleased with how the team is playing and is ready for the challenges ahead. “Our team is one...

Boys basketball looks to wrap up district

Senior Kolby McSpadden blocks a shot by Mckinney North's Todd Jones.

Katie Dolberry, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 44-41 overtime loss to McKinney North (12-13, 1-3 in district) last Friday put an end to its undefeated district record, the boys basketball team (11-9, 3-1) looks to keep their first place position, tied with Mckinney North and Princeton, as they travel to Denison to play the Yellow Jackets (12-1...

Girls basketball looks to split season series with Wylie East

Junior Julia Brochu develops a play at the the top of the key against Ursulin. The Leopards ultimately prevailed in a 40-39 contest.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

After a week of tightly-contested district matchups, the girls basketball team (17-13 overall, 3-2 district) looks to get back in the win column against Wylie East (16-12, 4-1) on Tuesday night at home at 6:15. The girls team defeated Princeton last Tuesday night when freshman Sammie Basson hit a ...

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