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Boys soccer face Midlothian in regional playoffs

Boys soccer face Midlothian in regional playoffs

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Winter

The boy’s soccer team (14-4-5, 11-2-1) advanced yet again to reach the regional semifinals after coming from behind to defeat Mount Pleasant (19-1-5), 2-1 on Tuesday. With three playoff wins now under their belt, the Leopards will head to Carrollton to face Midlothian High School (19-4-3). “I e...

Boys soccer to face Mount Pleasant in third playoff match

Boys soccer to face Mount Pleasant in third playoff match

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter

The boys soccer team (13-4-5, 11-2-1) will face the Mt. Pleasant Tigers (19-1-5) tonight at 7 p.m. at Greenville High School for the third game of the playoffs after a close, but successful shootout with Prosper on Friday. “They’re going to have a similar dynamic as Sulphur Springs, those types of kids who are technical on the ball,” coach Alex Duran said. “If they’re organized and stay organized they’ll be a...

Softball heads into district midpoint tied for top seed

Softball heads into district midpoint tied for top seed

Nick Smith, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring

The softball team (20-3, 6-1) will host the Highland Park Scots (5-8, 1-5) tonight at 7 p.m., hoping to add to their District 15-5A wins as they continue to battle Forney (17-1, 6-1) for the top seed. While the girls handily beat the Scots 15-0 in their first match-up, head coach Jason Roberts stress...

Boys soccer to battle rival Prosper in playoffs

Boys soccer to battle rival Prosper in playoffs

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter

The boy’s soccer team (13-4-5, 11-2-1) will face rival Prosper (19-3) tonight at 7:15 p.m. at Prestonwood Christian Academy in the second round of playoffs after defeating Sulphur Springs by a score of 5-2 last week. “To prepare for Prosper we've just been staying focused all through the week and h...

Track involved in two relays this weekend

Track involved in two relays this weekend

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

The distance runners will head to University of Texas at Myers Stadium in Austin this weekend to compete in the Texas Relays, weather permitting. Over 100 teams will be running at the Texas Relays. “It is very exciting to get this opportunity to run at the Texas Relays, but we’re just going to treat...

Baseball look to upset undefeated Forney

Baseball look to upset undefeated Forney

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

After a 4-2 loss on Tuesday, the baseball team (3-2) will have another chance to hand the Forney Jackrabbits (5-0) their first district loss at home tonight at 7 p.m. “We plan to focus on the aspects of last game that we did well and look to improve on the things that we didn’t do so well,”...

Girls soccer reflects on tough season

Girls soccer reflects on tough season

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter

The 2016-17 girls soccer team’s season has reached its end, finishing with a 3-15 record on the season (6th in District 15-5A). Though the outcome wasn’t quite in accordance with the team’s initial aims, particular moments throughout the season demonstrated untapped potential. For head coach Jo...

Track participating in Dan Christie Relay at Prosper

Track participating in Dan Christie Relay at Prosper

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

The boys and girls track and field teams will head to Prosper High School today to compete in the Dan Christie Relays. Several teams are attending this meet including, Mckinney Boyd, Frisco Lone Star, McKinney North, and many others. The 3200 meter run and the field events will start at 12 pm. All...

Tennis competes in last tournament before districts

Tennis competes in last tournament before districts

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Tennis

The tennis teams participate in the final tournament in Allen on Friday and Saturday before their district tournaments begin. “It’s one of the best tournaments in Texas,” head coach Adam Cherry said. “There’s last year’s 5A state champion Highland Park, 6A state champs Plano West, as well a...

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