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Featured Athlete: Isaiah Palmer

Featured Athlete: Isaiah Palmer

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete, Showcase

Years Played: 6 Pre-game meal: Subway Hype Song: DNA by Kendrick Lamar Future Job: Project Management Wingspan: How do you prepare for a race? Palmer: “I try to just focus on my breathing and try to get focused. If it’s a big meet, I think nervousness is normal, but I try to let it all go an...

Prepping for next season

Prepping for next season

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The 2016-17 school year is coming to a close, but the school’s sports teams are already gearing up for 2017-18 as offseason workouts are the focus of athletic periods. “I'm not sure what else we would do if we weren't prepping for season,” volleyball player Jenna Wenaas said. “Since so many o...

All sports workouts

All sports workouts

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

First period girls athletics are mixing up their workout schedule. WTV’s Jordan Klein has the story. For the third year, all of first period girls athletics will be working out together rather than being divided by sport. Athletes will participate in a variety of stations including speed, ...

Freshman pursues passion for riding

Freshman pursues passion for riding

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

More than 500 students participate in school based athletics playing football, golf, volleyball, basketball or one of more than a dozen sports offered on campus. Freshman Arden Haggard is one those as part of the tennis team; but her passion is equestrian in nature. “I started riding when I was three but I s...

Skill overcomes age when freshmen play varsity

Skill overcomes age when freshmen play varsity

Kasey Harvey and Catie Reeves
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It’s not uncommon for freshmen to see significant playing time in college athletics as there are usually only two options: be eligible and compete as a freshman or take a redshirt year and be ineligible to play until one’s second year in college. On the high school level it’s a slightly different story as th...

Featured Athlete: Emma Hancock

Featured Athlete: Emma Hancock

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete

Wingspan: How long have you been involved in dance, and what got you started? Hancock: “I danced when I was younger and I was on a company team for a few years and now I'm on drill team. We live really close to The Dance Movement, so I kind of just took it up in elementary school and stuck with it.” Wingspan: How often do you ...

Eight to State

Eight to State

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

Eight athletes, six qualified and two alternates, will be making their way to the University of Texas at Austin to compete in the state track meet at Mike A. Myers stadium. Among the athletes from the school, junior Carrie Fish will be competing in the 1600 and 3200 meter run, as well as sophomore...

Girls’ track breaking records before regionals

Girls’ track breaking records before regionals

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

While it's not unusual for the boys' track team to bring multiple athletes to the regional track meet, as this year they are bringing 11 student athletes, the girls' team is taking the most they ever have with nine girls heading to U.T. Arlington on Friday and Saturday to compete for the chance at qualify...

Signing into a new chapter

Signing into a new chapter

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Signing to play collegiate sports is a big deal in the life of a young athlete, and the school had four sign this morning. Senior David Buss signed to run cross country at Trinity University in San Antonio. “I'm just really excited that I get to continue my cross country and track career at the next level f...

Heading back to state

Heading back to state

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Winning by a 63 stroke margin, the girls' golf team will be taking yet another trip to the state tournament in May. "My goal was for the team to win and advance to state, and we did,” senior Loren Matrone said. “Golf is an individual sport until all of the scores come in, then all that matter...

Hoping to follow the girls’

Hoping to follow the girls’

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys’ golf team is hoping to follow in the footsteps of the girls who qualified for state on Tuesday. The boys tee off on Wednesday and finish the tournament Thursday. Schedule to start at 8:50 a.m., rain delay the start but the team continues to focus on the main goal: winning. “The h...

Football springs back into practice

Football springs back into practice

Josh Adkins, WTV Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Choosing to have spring practices rather than extra time in the fall, head athletic coach, Chris Burtch, and his staff made the decision to practice sooner rather than later. “The goal for spring practice is to make sure that we have offense and defense installed, special teams installed and rea...

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