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  • Senior Chris Johnson won the 5A state championship in long jump
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WINGSPAN

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments of the year. Coming in at #1, football beats the previously undefeated Lovejoy Leopards after an almost 20 game losing streak just three years prior in 2019.

Top sports moment of 2021-2022: #1

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 20, 2022

Football beats Lovejoy to claim share of district championship With the school year ending Friday, Wingspan is back with the final top sports moments of the 2021-2022 year. Coming in at #1, football beats the previously undefeated Lovejoy Leopards...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments of the year. Coming in at #2, the Redhawk tennis team wins the UIL State Tennis Tournament for the second year in a row with the mixed doubles team winning the title; the first mixed doubles title in Frisco ISD history.

Top sports moment of 2021-2022: #2

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 19, 2022

Tennis wins state With the school year ending Friday, Wingspan is counting down the top sports moments of the 2021-2022 year. Coming in at #2, the Redhawk tennis team wins the UIL State Tennis Tournament for the second year in a row with the mixed...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments of the year. Coming in at #4, the girls’ relay teams advances to the UIL State Meet accompanied by two other runners, seniors Cam Wooley and Chris Johnson.

Top sports moment of 2021-2022: #3

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 18, 2022

Girls’ relay team advances to UIL State Meet With less than a week of school left, Wingspan looks into the top sports moments of the 2021-2022 school year. Coming in at #3, several Redhawks from the school's track team made it to state, with senior...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments of the year. Coming in at #3, one Redhawk, junior Maria Oushalkas, represents the Redhawks as the only swimmer to qualify for the UIL State Meet, making it her third year in a row to compete at State.

Top sports moment of 2021-2022: #4

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 17, 2022

Junior swimmer makes state for third year in a row Wingspan is back again, with the top five sports highlights of the 2021-2022 year. Coming in at #4, one Redhawk, junior Maria Oushalkas, represents the Redhawks as the only swimmer to qualify for...

Saving his best for last, senior Chris Johnson won the UIL 5A state long jump championship on his 6th and final try. Leaping a distance of 244.5, Johnsons gold medal in the long jump comes one year after Johnson helped the boys team win the state championship in 2021.

Johnson jumps to gold at state track meet

Luke Martin, WTV Staff Reporter May 16, 2022

Several members of the Redhawks track team competed in the UIL 5A state meet at Myers Stadium in Austin on Friday..  For senior Chris Johnson, it ended with the jump of his life. Needing a person best to have a shot at gold, Johnson did just that. On...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments of the year. Coming in at #5, both girls’ and boys’ basketball advanced into the playoffs with the girls’ team coming just one game shy of advancing to the state finals.

Top sports moment of 2021-2022: #5

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 16, 2022

Boys’ and girls’ basketball make the playoffs Wingspan is back, counting down the top five sports moments of the 2021-2022 year. Coming in at #5, both girls’ and boys’ basketball advanced into the playoffs with the girls’ team coming just...

Leading the Redhawks in multiple offensive categories, senior baseball player Cade McGarrh has a scholarship offer from Texas Tech awaiting him. However, his plans could change if he is selected in Julys Major League Baseball draft.

College or pro, McGarrh is ready to go

Michael Coppinger, Sports Reporter May 13, 2022

The Redhawks baseball season is over, but for senior Cade McGarrh, the start of what could be a promising future is just beginning. It’s a journey that began more than a dozen years ago with a play that showed Cade was ahead of his time.  “He...

Senior Cori Ross focuses in on her finish during practice as she prepares for the State UIL meet. Accompanied by two seniors competing for the boys, the girls relay team will take the track Friday.

Redhawk track and field athletes prepare for takeoff at state meet

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 12, 2022

Set to compete in the UIL 5A Track & Field State Meet on Friday at UT’s Mike Myers Stadium, the girls’ relay team will be accompanied by two of the boys’ runners, seniors Cam Wooley and Chris Johnson, as they make their way to Austin. “My...

Wingspans featured athlete for 5/9, track and field athlete, senior Cori Ross.

Featured Athlete: Cori Ross

Emily Thomas, Staff Reporter May 12, 2022

Wingspan: What are your favorite parts of track? Ross: “The bond I have with my teammates and coaches, since we’re together almost 24/7 it makes us really close.” Wingspan: What are your goals for state? Ross: “Our main goal is to medal...

The construction of a new track has limited the consistency of use of usual practice space for the Redhawks. However, for some, this added challenge comes as an advantage.

Track hurdles over unforeseen obstacles

Harley Classe, Sports Editor May 11, 2022

The close of the 2022 school year brings more to campus than a start to summer. The campus will be receiving new paint, carpet, as well as a new track before students return in the fall. However, for some, this means more than a fresh start. For the...

Previously a sport delegated to each individual school, with so few participants, the district has decided to merge Frisco ISDs powerlifting teams into one. This will allow the participants the opportunity to compete at a higher level with more recognition.

Powerlifting team now district wide

Addy Schick, Sports Reporter May 10, 2022

Things will be a bit different for Redhawks powerlifting in 2022-2023 as it will  no longer be a campus-based sport. Instead, it will be a district-wide sport, which will take place in the mornings before school starts at a singular campus for all powerlifters...

Senior Cori Ross rounds at her finish, putting in the hours to prepare for the state meet. The team believes they have what it takes to see a podium finish.

Girls’ relay team rounds out their career

Luke Martin, WTV Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

After finishing 2nd in the girls 4x200 and 3rd in the girls 4x100 at the regional meet, seniors Jada Williams, Sydney Smoak, Sydney Bishop, Cori Ross, and Junior Ivana Odonkor will set their sights on the state meet. After having to watch the boys...

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