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  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair Wednesday at Heritage High School

  • 5th 6 week grading period ends April 20

  • UIL academic team finishes 7th in 5A Region II meet

Softball on the brink of school history

Softball on the brink of school history

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

School history will be on the line Friday when the softball team takes on Reedy in the final game the District 13-5A game. Losing to Frisco 5-1 Tuesday night, the team needs a win against the Lions to become the first softball team in school history to advance to the playoffs. “That was our g...

Featured Athlete: Erica Schlaegel

Featured Athlete: Erica Schlaegel

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


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Wingspan: How long have you been playing softball and what got you started? Schlaegel: “I started softball my freshman year. I was originally a volleyball player for my whole life and then freshman year they needed more players for the softball team. I was like oh why not I’ll try it out, and th...

Swinging for the playoffs, softball seeks first postseason berth

Swinging for the playoffs, softball seeks first postseason berth

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Since the school’s opening in 2006, softball has yet to advance to the playoffs, making every year a fight to break school history. Currently tied for 5th place after Friday’s 12-6 win over Heritage, with two games remaining, softball needs to be in the top four to secure their spot. “It’s real...

Monday Sports Minute

Monday Sports Minute

Carter Brock, WTV Sports Reporter

April 16, 2018


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Baseball took on the Coyotes on Friday. Standout of the game was junior Tim Wynia, who totalled 12 strikeouts ad threw a no hitter in the 4-2 win. Senior Ryder Capps went two for three, and junior Mitchell Miller notched a double and and an RBI in the victory. Softball also took on Heritage...

Spring signing day

Spring signing day

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


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Four students committed to continuing their athletic career in college Friday morning as they signed their National Letter of Intent.

From sleepy suburb to Sports City, U.S.A.

From sleepy suburb to Sports City, U.S.A.

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


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The 26th largest city in Texas, it may seem like a minor league town, but from America’s team to the Texas Rangers’ Double A franchise, there’s a reason Frisco’s nickname is Sports City USA. What once started as a small outpost 25 miles north of Dallas, has turned into a hotspot for prof...

Thursday Sports Minute

Thursday Sports Minute

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Boys’ golf completed District 13-5A tournament play on Wednesday. WTV's Davis O'Brien has the details in Thursday's Sports Minute.

Boys’ golf put to halt at district tournament

Boys’ golf put to halt at district tournament

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


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The first shot at making the state tournament came Monday and Wednesday at 8 a.m. for the boys’ golf team as they teed off at Sherrill Park for the start of the District 13-5A tournament. On Monday, the team ended in fourth place leaving one day to secure a spot at regionals. Needing a second place...

Wednesday Sports Minute

Wednesday Sports Minute

Surya Ravichandran, WTV Sports Reporter

April 11, 2018


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The baseball team was in action last night against Heritage. After coming off a 6-2 loss against Independence, the boys looked to turn things around against Heritage Dylan Strater and Caleb Nault led the Redhawks in batting, recording 2 RBI’s and one RBI respectively. However, it wasn’...

Featured Athlete: Adrienne Taylor

Featured Athlete: Adrienne Taylor

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


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Wingspan: How long have you been throwing and what got you started? Taylor: “This is my fourth year. My coach in middle school convinced me to do it, she thought that I would be good a it.” Wingspan: What fuels your passion to throw? Taylor: “Knowing that I can do better. Knowing my comp...

Tuesday Sports Minute

Tuesday Sports Minute

Mady Daddario, WTV Sports Producer

April 10, 2018


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Track and field competed in the District 13-5A meet on Monday and baseball plays Heritage Tuesday. WTV's Mady Daddario has Tuesday's Sports Minute.

Severe weather halts district track meet

Severe weather halts district track meet

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Waiting anxiously for their events to begin in the District 13-5A track meet on Friday, lightning, rain, and tornado sirens led the remainder of the meet to be rescheduled for Monday at Memorial Stadium. For some athletes such as junior Sanye Ford, the delay gave her more time to get ready for her events: long j...

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