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  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

13-5A play begins for girls’ basketball

13-5A play begins for girls’ basketball

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The road to the playoffs officially begins Friday for the girls’ basketball team as they start District 13-5A play against at Wakeland starting at 6:30 p.m. “Once we get into district we have a routine,” head girls basketball coach Ross Reedy said. “We focus on ourselves Wednesdays and Saturdays. So ...

Colder weather could impact girls’ golf tournament

Colder weather could impact girls’ golf tournament

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After a November that saw Dallas and other parts of Texas see record high temperatures, a hint of cold weather rolled in Tuesday. For the girls’ golf team, that could mean chilly temperatures as they take the course at White Wing Golf Course in Georgetown on Friday and Saturday for the 5A Girls’ State Preview Tou...

Tournaments prep teams for district play

Tournaments prep teams for district play

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

December 6, 2017


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District 13-5A play is just around the corner for basketball and wrestling, with the teams taking part in tournaments since the beginning of November. “I love how it is right now because kids play a lot of games in a short amount of time and it gives our guys a chance to get of the court and see wha...

Girls’ basketball takes on one of state’s best

Girls’ basketball takes on one of state’s best

Carter Brock, WTV Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Girls' basketball takes on Duncanville, one of the top 6A programs in the state, while the boys' and girls' wrestling teams takes on Azle and Burleson. WTV's Carter Brock brings you Tuesday's sports minute....

Throwdowns, Cowgirls and hoops

Throwdowns, Cowgirls and hoops

Carter Brock, WTV Sports Producer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Wrestling hosted Lebanon Trail, Southlake Carroll, Argyle, St. Mark’s, and McKinney Boyd, in the Liberty Throwdown Saturday morning. Redhawks Precious Essien managed to win 4 of his 5 matches with 3 of those wins ending in a pin. Austin Widner also won 4 of his matches, one by forfeit, and lost on...

Fish takes on Nike Nationals

Fish takes on Nike Nationals

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The last cross country race of her high school career will be one of the biggest races in Carrie Fish’s life as she gets ready to run in the Nike Cross Nationals Saturday in Portland. “I don’t really have a time goal, I just want to run my race,” Fish said. “I feel like I can represent the sout...

Heating up, hockey team seeks a repeat

Heating up, hockey team seeks a repeat

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


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The defending national championship FISD hockey team is back in action Thursday against Jesuit with players from across the district taking the ice for the district team. “It’s really fun because everybody from around the district they are all really good kids and we are a really good team,” junior An...

Girls’ wrestling heads to Coppell

Girls’ wrestling heads to Coppell

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Girls’ Wrestling has its second tournament of the year on Friday at Coppell. “We started off with a small tournament, and this one I would consider medium,” wrestling coach Tim Brennan said. “So by gradually amping it up, we get the new wrestlers used to it.” The Coppell Cowgirl Clas...

Featured Athlete: Katelyn Burtch

Featured Athlete: Katelyn Burtch

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2017


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Years Played: 10 Wingspan: How long have you been playing your sport and what sparked your interest? Burtch: “I’ve been playing since second grade, so ten to eleven years. My family is just a sports family. My dad has always been a coach or an athletic director so I’ve always just grown u...

Sports feast on practice and games during Thanksgiving break

Sports feast on practice and games during Thanksgiving break

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

November 27, 2017


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Rather than rest, boys’ basketball, wrestling, and girls’ basketball feasted on practices and games over Thanksgiving break with the girls’ team taking on Midlothian and Bishop Lynch as it prepares for the upcoming Arlington Classic tournament. “It keeps us in our routine,” head coach Ross Reedy ...

No break for basketball teams

No break for basketball teams

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


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The basketball teams won’t get as much rest over break as most people on campus as the teams try to keep the momentum of the season running with practices and games. “We have at least three practices,” senior Jadyn Bennett said. “It should be a good tournament. With tournaments there is no ...

Wrestling grapples with powerhouse teams

Wrestling grapples with powerhouse teams

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

November 16, 2017


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On Thursday afternoon, wrestling sets up for its first dual starting at 5:30 p.m. against Lake Highlands, finishing second in the district last year, and Justin Northwest at home. “Well tonight we have two powerhouse teams coming in,” head wrestling coach Cody Bridwell said. “We have Lake Highland...

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