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Peek ahead at the 2017-18 year in sports

Peek ahead at the 2017-18 year in sports

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
June 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

NFL draft With the opening of The Star last year, and the many opportunities it has, Frisco has become a prime contestant for the 2018 NFL Draft. Although retail construction still going on with numerous restaurants and a hotel set to open by 2018, the entire facility is expected to be ready by May 20...

Top five sports moments of 2016-17

Top five sports moments of 2016-17

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The 2016-17 school year featured a bunch of stand out performances in athletics with several events standing out and being chosen as the top five sports moments of the year. The opening of the Ford Center One of the biggest events to take place this year was the opening of the Ford Center at The Star. ...

Potential price increase

Potential price increase

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Attending some sports games might be getting a bit more expensive next year. WTV’s Vivek Sundararaman has the details.

Tar won’t slow down Palmer’s heels

Tar won’t slow down Palmer’s heels

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Senior Isaiah Palmer signed his national letter of intent with the University of North Carolina Tuesday morning to continue his career on the track. “I'm most excited for a new challenge,” Palmer said. “In college I'll be pushed everyday and it'll help me improve.” Palmer's signing with North C...

Featured Athlete: Kristen Masucci

Featured Athlete: Kristen Masucci

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
May 30, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete

Wingspan: How long have you been doing summer track? Masucci: “This is my first year.” Wingspan: What club are you a part of? Masucci: “Texas Express. We practice at Lovejoy high school.” Wingspan: How do you think it will prepare you for the upcoming year? Masucci: “I think since I...

Recovery road

Recovery road

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

For 12 years, dancing was freshman Taylor Wenzel’s life. But a recent discovery brought her dancing days to a sudden stop. “It happened a year and a half ago,” Taylor said. “I was doing a grand battement. I had a misshapen bone in my hip so it just clipped it kind of weird and tore my hip labrum. I had to get surgery to fix...

New UIL sports unlikely to be added soon

New UIL sports unlikely to be added soon

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

From golf to wrestling, there are 13 UIL sports. For years there has been debate as to what should be the next sports added, with the UIL last studying proposals in 2016 concerning two sports to add: water polo and/or lacrosse. Neither sport was added, but UIL deputy director Jamey Harrison said on...

Featured Athlete: Peyton Groves

Featured Athlete: Peyton Groves

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete

Hype song: “All I do is win” by DJ Khaled Inspiration: Coaches; Carson Morris, Danny, and Blake Wingspan: What made you want to do Powderpuff? Groves: “I decided to do Powderpuff basically because it was something I could do with all of the other girls in my grade and represent the class of ...

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football is back as the team gears up for its annual spring game Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. on the football field. “I think the way we’ve been practicing we are definitely ahead of where we were last year,” junior quarterback Carson Morris said. “I think that it's good because we can work o...

From coach to counselor

From coach to counselor

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

After starting the girls’ soccer program when the school opened in 2006, Cissy Blaisure is handing the reigns over to new head coach Lyz Mokler. However Blaisure isn’t leaving the nest; instead, she’s taking on a new position. Spending a year and a half taking extra classes on top of being ...

Friday’s physicals give athletes an early start

Friday’s physicals give athletes an early start

Mia Ricketts, WTV Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Student athletes can get their athletic physical completed for the 2017-18 school year on Friday, before school gets out for summer. The early availability of physicals allows athletes to have a current physical for summer camps, instead of them having to find another means of obtaining one. Stu...

History making 4th place finish for girls’ golf

History making 4th place finish for girls’ golf

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ golf team finished fourth in the UIL 5A State Tournament at Wolfdancer Golf Club in Bastrop, missing a spot on the podium by 25 strokes. “My rounds both days started off pretty slow,” senior Darby Deans said. “So by the time I made the turn I was already too many over par, but...

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