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5 student athletes commit to colleges

5 student athletes commit to colleges

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

November 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Five senior athletes who will continue their athletic careers in college formally committed to their future universities Wednesday morning by signing their Letters of Intent in front of family and friends in the library. “It feels pretty good,” University of Houston diving commit Lauren Burrel...

Football begins planning for 2016

Football begins planning for 2016

Arman Kafai, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The end of the football season marks a beginning of sorts as the Redhawks seek to replace 36 seniors from a team that finished 2-8. “The impact is always that there’s leadership gone and experience gone,” head coach Chris Burtch said. “But that’s the one cool thing about high school foot...

A student production

A student production

Arman Kafai, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On Thursday and Fridays, students all across Frisco gather at Memorial Stadium to watch their high school’s football team play. But for a select few students, the weekly football game is a job as students help with the production of everything on the scoreboard’s big screen, from interviews, to th...

Triple threat on and off the field

Triple threat on and off the field

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

November 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

On the soccer field, the three Piper girls are teammates, but off the field they are so much more than that. Katherine, Elizabeth, and Madeline are triplets that always have each other’s back, on and off the field. “I always have someone to talk to or vent to when I’m frustrated,” Madeleine...

Volleyball battles, Prosper prevails

Volleyball battles, Prosper prevails

Halle Barham, Sports Director

November 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

For the second straight year, the volleyball team had to face off against Prosper, the District 10-5A co-champions, in the first round of the playoffs. Winning the first and third sets, Prosper won the second and fourth sets leading to a winner take all fifth set. The team jumped out to an early lead,...

Volleyball playoffs begin

Volleyball playoffs begin

Alex Moore, Daily Update Producer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The volleyball team will play District 10-5A co-champion Prosper High School (33-8 overall, 13-1 district) in the first round of playoffs 7:00 p.m.Tuesday at Lewisville High School. As the third seed in District 9-5A (22-14 overall, 11-5 district) the team will be facing off against one of the top team...

Tennis makes history but falls short

Tennis makes history but falls short

Wingspan Staff

November 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Advancing farther in the state tournament than any squad in school history, the tennis team's season came to an end in the Region II semifinals with a 10-5 loss to Texas High Friday night at SMU. With rain preventing the matches from being played at the originally scheduled site of the Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium Tenn...

Tennis goes for Regional Championship

Tennis goes for Regional Championship

Arman Kafai, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

With a trip to the state tournament on the line, the tennis team will be playing in the regional tournament  Friday at SMU against Rockwall-Heath, attempting to secure a state spot for the first time in school history. The team is playing indoors due to the inclimate weather for the 2nd time in the...

Boys basketball begins

Boys basketball begins

Maddie Owens, Social Media Manager

October 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The road to San Antonio and the state tournament began Wednesday for the boys basketball team with the first day of practice.

A hoops hotspot

A hoops hotspot

Arman Kafai, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

With football and volleyball seasons entering their final stages, the school’s basketball teams are gearing up for the new season with both getting preseason recognition. The girls and boys basketball teams enter the season ranked 5th and 6th among 5A schools respectively in the annual Texas A...

Bound for State

Bound for State

Brooke Colombo and Maddie Owens

October 27, 2015


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For months, they've been running. Mile after mile, day after day, with one goal in mind: making it to State. For five members of the cross country team, that goal came to fruition Tuesday at the Regional Meet held in Grand Prairie as Kendall Rose (2nd), Carrie Fish (14th), Yuilana Lorenso (15th), Josh Akin (12th) and Nick W...

Running for State

Running for State

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls cross country team, along with boys Nick Wynee and Josh Akin, are competing in the Regionals cross country meet Monday at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Praire with the chance to move on to state. “We hope to finish within the top four, and be able to take the girls team to state,” head cross country c...

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