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Football curtails Independence

Football curtails Independence

Halle Barham, Sports Director
September 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

Football had its first win of the season in its opening game of district 9-5A play. After dropping two non-district games to start the season, the team beat Independence 48-14.

First place finishes for cross country duo

First place finishes for cross country duo

Wingspan Staff
September 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

Although neither the boys nor girls had enough runners to qualify for team results at the McKinney Boyd Invitational on Saturday, there were some strong finishes in both the girls varsity elite and boys varsity open. Sophomore Carrie Fish led the way, finishing the course in 18:39.24 with fellow sophomores Kendall Rose ...

Decades in the making

Decades in the making

Halle Barham, Sports Director
September 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Meeting for the first time in 1987, head football coach Chris Burtch and defensive coordinator Matt Swinnea have been working together for a decade and have known each other longer than any member of the football team has been alive. "My older brother is friends with him," Burtch said. "Coach Swinnea...

District play set to begin for football

District play set to begin for football

Halle Barham, Sports Director
September 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Fifty-five varsity players, fourteen hours of practice per week, and only forty-eight minutes of play time comes to a critical juncture for the football team Friday night as they open District 9-5A play against Independence at Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. “There’s going to be a line drawn on Fr...

Tennis advances to 3-0 in district

Tennis advances to 3-0 in district

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor
September 9, 2015
Filed under Sports

The tennis team improved to 3-0 in District 9-5A play after Tuesday's 15-4 win over Centennial. The team has lost just 5 out of 57 games in district play this year.

Fish and Akin finish first

Fish and Akin finish first

Wingspan Staff
September 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Labor Day weekend meant a trip to Southlake for the cross country teams as they took part in the Southlake Invitational. Competing against schools from throughout the area, it was a day of firsts for both the boys and the girls. Junior Josh Akin came home first (16:39.32) for all school classifi...

Football and volleyball fall Friday night

Football and volleyball fall Friday night

September 6, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Labor Day weekend was anything but a vacation for the school's sports teams. The action began Friday with a home volleyball game against Wakeland and continued with the football team traveling to McKinney to take on McKinney.

Ticket kiosk provides new options for students and staff

Ticket kiosk provides new options for students and staff

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
September 4, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

In a partnership with Toyota Stadium, the school district has installed ticket kiosks in the front office of every high school that allow students and faculty to buy tickets for football games and other events at Toyota Stadium. “Athletics and the fine arts provide a great display for our student...

Redhawks soar past Rangers

Redhawks soar past Rangers

Wingspan Staff
September 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

In two District 9-5A matches, the tennis team has been virtually unbeatable winning by a combined score of 37-1. The last win came at home Tuesday against Lone Star with the Redhawks winning 18-1.  

Tennis takes on Lone Star

Tennis takes on Lone Star

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter
September 1, 2015
Filed under Sports

With three dual matches in the books, the tennis team is off to a perfect 3-0 start. The team seeks its fourth straight win Tuesday at 4 p.m. as it hosts Lone Star HS in a District 9-5A match. Wingspan sat down with sophomore Lamia Zuberi, a second year player for the varsity tennis team, to talk abou...

Football falls in season opener

Football falls in season opener

Halle Barham, Staff Reporter
August 31, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 2015 football season is officially underway with the Redhawks hosting a non-district matchup versus Denison Friday. Here is WTV's Halle Barham with the recap.

Football kicks off season Friday night

Football kicks off season Friday night

Josh Gray, Staff Reporter
August 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

After spring ball and weeks of summer practice, the football team looks to make those hours count Friday night against Denison in a non-district game at 7 p.m. at Toyota Stadium. “The two first non-district games are vitally important,” head football coach Chris Burtch said. “It gives you an opportuni...

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