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The road to state goes through The Colony

The road to state goes through The Colony

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The route to state begins Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. as tennis takes on The Colony in a home match for the first round of the playoffs. “If we are able to win, then we'll play area on Thursday against most likely Texas High,” head tennis coach Erica Dopson said. “We’re just hoping to win against The Colony an...

Volleyball beats Independence; football falls to Lone Star

Volleyball beats Independence; football falls to Lone Star

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Producer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Volleyball headed to Independence to face off against the fourth place team in District 13-5A on Friday. The Redhawks started off the game strong dominating the first set 25-19. Independence then battled back winning the next set 25-23, but it was not enough as the Redhawks pulled away winning the next tw...

Opinion: Pro sports packed with pressure

Opinion: Pro sports packed with pressure

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Under the eyes of thousands, NBA players constantly feel the pressure of their community unlike any high school game. Being down near the court for a recent Mavericks preseason game for warmups only confirmed that feeling . Looking around all I could see was the 20,000 seats that surrounded th...

Girls’ cross country takes 1st at district meet

Girls’ cross country takes 1st at district meet

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With the state meet less than a month away on Nov. 4, the girls’ cross country team advanced to the regional meet on Oct. 23 after placing first at the District 13-5A meet Thursday morning. “Yesterday was a great meet,” head girls’ cross country coach Amanda Zambiasi said. “All of the girls ran a great time with several personal bests. The weather was great, the girls were confid...

McConaughey makes celebrity softball game ‘alright alright alright’

McConaughey makes celebrity softball game ‘alright alright alright’

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Texas and Oklahoma will take to the football field Saturday for the annual Red River clash, but on Thursday, representatives from each team met on the softball field to raise cash. The Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF) hosted its first celebrity softball game and Home Run Derby at Dr Pepper Ballpark to...

My Life As: Varsity football player

My Life As: Varsity football player

Kyle Stickland, WTV Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, My Life As, Showcase, Sports Showcase

On this week's edition of My Life As, WTV goes into the life of varsity football player Stafford Johnson.

New program helps runners target sore spots

New program helps runners target sore spots

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ cross country team received some extra help Thursday morning as Baylor Scott and White Sports Therapy and Research athletic trainer Kathryn Niebel worked with the team. “We use a system called fusionetics,” Niebel said. “We basically did a movement efficiency screen, so we e...

October 4 Sports Minute

October 4 Sports Minute

Carter Brock, WTV Assistant Sports Producer

October 4, 2017


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WTV's Carter Brock has the recap of last night's volleyball game against Wakeland and a preview of tonight's tennis match against Wakeland.

Push for playoff positioning begins

Push for playoff positioning begins

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The second round of District 13-5A play begins Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. as volleyball takes on Wakeland in a battle for second place. “I’m excited about the game tonight,” head volleyball coach U’ilani Womble said. “I expect Wakeland to come in knowing that they need to work hard to beat us....

Freshman runs her way to varsity

Freshman runs her way to varsity

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Preparing for Saturday’s cross country meet at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock for the McNeil Invitational, Kallin Brown stands out. Not because of her size, but because of her age. The only freshman on the girls’ varsity cross country team, Kallin Brown’s journey to as a runner began in 7th g...

Nightingale settling in as swim coach

Nightingale settling in as swim coach

Katharina Santos, Guest Contributor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Swim coach Emily Nightingale gets into the swing of things as she adjusts to life at a new school. Wingspan had the opportunity to talk to her and hear about her experience so far and her plans for the school year. Wingspan: Coming to a new school, with new co-workers, and new students can be a little...

Battle for first on the line Friday

Battle for first on the line Friday

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A battle of two undefeated teams will play out at Independence Friday at 4:00 p.m. as the Knights host the Redhawks in a match of two teams without a loss in District 13-5A. With only one more district match after Friday’s contest, players are doing what they can to be ready. “Practice and a lot ...

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