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Full throttle mode for boys’ cross country team

Full throttle mode for boys’ cross country team

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

August 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys’ cross country team is in full throttle mode as they get ready for their second meet, the Marcus Invitational at North Lakes Park, Saturday at 7:00 a.m. “I just want every runner to enjoy the season, get to know each other, and all their teammates,” boys’ cross country coach Ben Ma...

Featured Athlete: Kirk Niekamp

Featured Athlete: Kirk Niekamp

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

Years played: 6 Wingspan: How long have you been doing cross country and what got you started? Niekamp: “This will be my sixth year in it. I started in seventh grade and I wanted to go out of my comfort zone so I tried cross country. For the first few years I wasn’t really good at it, but I ...

Last chance to buy season tickets for football

Last chance to buy season tickets for football

Carter Brock, WTV Sports Reporter

August 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Footballs' first game of the season is Friday against Wakeland at Memorial Stadium. But anybody wanting to buy season tickets will have to do so by Wednesday. WTV's Carter Brock has the details....

Non-district schedule winds down for volleyball

Non-district schedule winds down for volleyball

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Practicing since Aug. 1 and playing games since Aug. 8, the volleyball team winds down its non-district schedule with Tuesday’s home game against 6A Flower Mound. “I expect good high level volleyball,” head volleyball coach Ui Womble said. “We’ve got a good talented team, so I expect that to ...

Volleyball gets ready for district play

Volleyball gets ready for district play

Mady Daddario, WTV Sports Producer

August 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Starting practice nearly a month ago, the volleyball team is preparing for the start of District 13-5A play with a home game Friday against North Dallas starting at 6:30 p.m. WTV's Mady Daddario takes a look at how the team is getting ready.

Football kicks off season with scrimmage

Football kicks off season with scrimmage

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

There will be no official Friday night lights this week, but the football team will be in action Friday as they take on Royse City in a scrimmage to prepare for the team’s first game Sept. 1 against  Wakeland at Memorial Stadium. To get ready for the scrimmage and the regular season, the team has...

Tuesday sports recap

Tuesday sports recap

Mady Daddario, WTV Sports Producer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Both the volleyball team and the tennis team were in action Tuesday with both teams coming away with the win. WTV's Mady Daddario recaps the action.

Invitation to run

Invitation to run

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

There will no sleeping in for the girls' cross country team this weekend as they take part in their first meet, the Frisco ISD Invitational, Saturday at 7:00 a.m. at Warren Park. But while a new year has started, the team’s goals have remained the same. “I am expecting big things from this season,” head girls’ cross cou...

Featured Athlete: Jenna Wenaas

Featured Athlete: Jenna Wenaas

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Featured Athlete

Years Played: 7 Wingspan: What are you goals as a team for this season? Wenaas: “Probably just to do as well a we can and place really well in districts to be able to go to playoffs. Just to have fun too.” Wingspan: What does your training look like? Wenaas: “Right now we just prac...

Athletic fee helps fills budget holes

Athletic fee helps fills budget holes

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Facing a budget shortfall of several million dollars, the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees instituted an athletics fee for the 2017-18 school year. Called “pay to play” by many people on campus, the district isn’t calling it something else. “The operational fee is in place to offset transpo...

Peek ahead at the 2017-18 year in sports

Peek ahead at the 2017-18 year in sports

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

NFL draft With the opening of The Star last year, and the many opportunities it has, Frisco has become a prime contestant for the 2018 NFL Draft. Although retail construction still going on with numerous restaurants and a hotel set to open by 2018, the entire facility is expected to be ready by May 20...

Top five sports moments of 2016-17

Top five sports moments of 2016-17

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The 2016-17 school year featured a bunch of stand out performances in athletics with several events standing out and being chosen as the top five sports moments of the year. The opening of the Ford Center One of the biggest events to take place this year was the opening of the Ford Center at The Star. ...

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