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  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott closes schools until May 4
  • STAAR exams cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year
  • eLearning work for week #3 is due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extends social distancing measures through April 30

Suspension of UIL sports continues through May

Suspension of UIL sports continues through May

Matthew Bishop, WTV Staff Reporter

April 8, 2020

While some states have completely cancelled their high school sports,  Texas and the UIL systems have only suspended these seasons, with a final decision set to be made on May 4.  “It’s been tough, I have been talking to my coaching staff about just how much we put into this year and how much different...

COVID-19 isn’t stopping students from staying healthy and active

COVID-19 isn’t stopping students from staying healthy and active

Yael Even, Managing Editor

April 3, 2020

The transition to eLearning was extended to at least May 1 by Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday, and for many students that means finding new ways to stay active and healthy while staying at home. “I’ve been working out everyday as well as maintaining a healthy diet,” junior Franny Trezza said....

Suspension of baseball season alters typical recruiting process

Suspension of baseball season alters typical recruiting process

Walker Shippy, WTV Sports Producer

April 1, 2020

With the suspension from school due to COVID-19, baseball season has been cut short, affecting recruitment for some athletes looking to continue the sport in college.  “Because i'm a senior, this is the last season they could have watched me,” senior baseball player Kyle McCord said. “It's o...

Awards continue after girls basketballs’ state title

Awards continue after girls basketballs’ state title

Remi Williams, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

It’s been almost three weeks since the girls’ basketball returned home with a state championship, but that has not stopped the awards from coming in, with sophomore Jazzy Owens-Barnett announced Most Valuable Player by Star Local Media. “I feel like it reflects what my teammates have done for me,” Owens-Barnett said. “Their diving on the ground for loose balls in order for me to push in transition, when the...

Midseason pandemic leaves the track team unsure of the future

Midseason pandemic leaves the track team unsure of the future

Amelia Jáuregui, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2020

For the majority of the track team, athletes have been practicing for competition season since school started in August, with some athletes using cross-country as a bridge to track, while others went straight into the off season. However, the season that was expected to go into the beginning of April,...

Baseball brings their game to Zoom

Baseball brings their game to Zoom

Walker Shippy, WTV Sports Producer

March 27, 2020

For most classes on campus, the transition to e-learning is a bit easier than others as information, lectures, and other things can be put online. However, that’s not necessarily the case for athletics. Despite the season’s durability being questionable, the baseball team has been hosting meet...

Season on hold, Redhawks take part in instructional practices

Season on hold, Redhawks take part in instructional practices

Remi Williams, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

Taking their typical practices to online instruction, softball is one of the many sports whose season is on hold due to COVID-19. ‘We have weekly workouts for the girls to do and post on canvas,” head coach Jill Bradshaw said. “Athletes then post pictures, videos, or write something following their workouts.” ...

Featured Athlete: Jack Day

Featured Athlete: Jack Day

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Wingspan: When did you start playing golf? Who introduced you to it? Day: “I started playing in 7th grade. My dad made me at first, but I ended up enjoying it after a while.” Wingspan: Does the weather affect your playing at all? Day: “Summer is definitely easier, but it’s sometimes har...

COVID-19 puts spring sports seasons on hold

COVID-19 puts spring sports seasons on hold

Walker Shippy, WTV Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, spring sports seasons such as golf, baseball, softball, track and field, and tennis are being postponed or canceled. All Frisco ISD sporting activities are postponed until April 3. Senior Alex Garza lost his last high school baseball season with ...

Staying in shape with individual work

Staying in shape with individual work

Remi Williams, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

With all Frisco ISD classes shifting to eLearning, sports are no exception. Soccer is one of the many sports whose season was cut short due to COVID-19. So, rather than playing games, the soccer teams are being directed to stay in shape in case their season continues. “Basically we have a daily ...

Redhawks advance to the state championship

Redhawks advance to the state championship

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

March 6, 2020

A season-long goal was met Thursday night as the girls’ basketball team took down the College Station Cougars 44-41 in overtime in the Texas UIL 5A semifinals, advancing to the state championship on Saturday against the Veterans Memorial Patriots at the Alamodome at 3 p.m.  “Last night was a display of resilience,” head coach Ross Reedy said. ...

Redhawks in for a fight against the Independence Knights

Redhawks in for a fight against the Independence Knights

Catie Reeves, Sports Editor

March 6, 2020

Both soccer teams have the chance to move up in the District 9-5A standings on Friday night against the Independence Knights as the boys’ team seeks to defend their home turf, while the girls’ team takes to the road.  Squaring off against the first place Knights who are 13-0-1 in district play, jun...

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