WINGSPAN

  • August 12 is the first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Boys' track team wins 5A state championship
  • Class of 2021 graduation is Sunday at the Ford Center
  • Friday is the last day of school; it's an asynchronous learning day
Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments on the year. Coming in at number 1, track takes home a state title for the boys.

Top sports moment of 2020-2021: #1

Harley Classe, Assisstant Sports Ediotr May 21, 2021

Wingspan is back again, with the top five sports highlights of the 2020-2021 year. Coming in at #1, the boys’ track team wins the first UIL state title in school history for boys’ athletics and the first boys’ track title in Frisco ISD history. “Anytime...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments on the year. Coming in at number 2, football makes the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

Top sports moments of 2020-2021: #2

Harley Classe, Assisstant Sports Editor May 20, 2021

Wingspan is back, counting down the top four sports moments of the 2020-2021 year. Coming in at #2, the Redhawks football team qualifying for the playoffs for the first time since 2011. “I’m really happy for this senior class,” head football...

Ready to return the ball,      tennis sets their eyes on the opposite side of the court. On Thursday, the Redhawks take on Georgetown in the UIL 5A state tournament.

Redhawks take flight at UIL 5A state tennis tournament

Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Two Redhawk athletes, sophomores Milla Dopson and Sanjheev Rao compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday against a team from Georgetown at 8:00 a.m. in San Antonio at the Northside Tennis Center. Although the season started...

Sophomores Sanjeev Rao and Milla Dopson compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday at 8:00 a.m. in San Antonio at the Northside Tennis Center.

Sophomore tennis players team up seeking state championship

Harley Classe , Assistant Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Two Redhawks athletes, sophomores Milla Dopson and Sanjheev Rao compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday against a team from Georgetown at 8:00 a.m. in San Antonio at the Northside Tennis Center. Although the season started...

For the third year in a row, the Redhawks girls' basketball team found themselves standing on the court at the end of the UIL 5A state championship awaiting their medals. While the team earned a gold medal and the state title in 2020, the team fell short on March 10, 2021, losing to Cedar Park 46-39.

Top sports moments of 2020-2021: #3

Remi Williams, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

With less than a week of school left Wingspan looks into the top sports moments of the 2020-2021 school year. In spot number 3, the girls’ basketball team made it to the UIL 5A state finals for the third year in a row. ”Our goal has never been...

Featured Athlete: Sanjheev Rao

Featured Athlete: Sanjheev Rao

Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor May 18, 2021

Wingspan: When did you start tennis? Rao: “I started tennis when I was 3 years old.” Wingspan: Who encouraged you to start tennis? Rao: “My father encouraged me to start playing tennis. He has a deep passion for the sport and wanted me...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments on the year. Coming in at number 5, baseball makes the playoffs for the first time in 6 years.

Top sports moments of 2020-2021: #4

Remi Williams, Sports Editor May 17, 2021

With the school year ending Friday, Wingspan is counting down the top sports moments of the 2020-2021 year.  Coming in at #4, the Redhawks baseball team makes it to the playoffs for the first time six years. “At the beginning of the season we...

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees voted to change the name of Memorial Stadium to David Kuykendall Stadium to honor the retiring athletic director of the district David Kuykendall.

Memorial Stadium renamed to honor retiring athletic director

Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor May 13, 2021

After decades of leading the way for Frisco ISD sports, athletic director David Kuykendall is retiring. However, his name will not be forgotten as Frisco’s original football facility, once referred to as Memorial Stadium, is now David Kuykendall Stadium. “It’s...

The senior girls powderpuff team takes on the district tournament against Heritage High School. They won 49-7 in their most recent game against the juniors.

Powderpuff team ready to take on the district

Remi Williams, Sports Editor May 13, 2021

It may only be spring practice for the football team, but it’s game time for the senior girls’ powderpuff football team as they take part in a district tournament Thursday at Warren Sports Complex. “I’m really excited to play because I get...

After finishing second in District 9-5A, the girls' golf team placed 6th at the UIL 5A State Tournament Monday and Tuesday at White Wing Golf Club in Georgetown. The team finished 23 strokes behind state champion Alamo Heights with senior Raeleigh Davidson finishing 14th overall.

Girls’ golf crashes the course, finishes 6th at state

Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor May 12, 2021

The Redhawks took on the Texas UIL 5A girls state golf tournament this weekend in Georgetown coming out 6th place overall as a team. “The state tournament went very well for us,” head coach Shannon Glidwell said. “We shot a team record for the...

Featured Athlete: Slater Eggen

Featured Athlete: Slater Eggen

Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor May 11, 2021

Wingspan: When did you start wrestling? Eggen: “I started wrestling with other freshmen before my freshman year. Wingspan: Who encouraged you to start wrestling? Eggen: “My brother and some of the seniors my freshman year who had wrestled...

Redhawks etch their spot in Frisco ISD sports history

TJ Krilowicz , WTV Sports Producer May 10, 2021

For the first time in Frisco ISD history, a boy’ track and field team in the district won state and it was the Redhawks to break the barrier in a dramatic finish down in Austin. It started off Friday morning with junior Evan Stewart becoming the...

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