WINGSPAN

  • Orchestra Spring Concert Monday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium

  • Band Spring Concert Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium

  • Color Guard tryouts May 21-24

  • Band's Spring Swing is Saturday from 6-9 p.m. in the cafeteria

  • ISM Final Presentation Night Friday starting at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria

  • State track results: Carrie Fish takes 2nd in 1,600 and 3rd in the 3,200; Nissi Kabongo finished 5th in high jump

Swim team takes on traditional powers Tuesday

Swim team takes on traditional powers Tuesday

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The swim team is competing in a double dual meet against Highland Park and Frisco at Bruce Eubanks Natatorium from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. “These are the two toughest teams. FHS is in our district, Highland Park is in our region,” head swim coach Shannon Mistr said. “Our boys have been battling...

Mixed results for basketball teams over break

Mixed results for basketball teams over break

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

While most students thought nothing of school over the break, some athletes were busy competing in meets and tournaments as winter sports began in earnest with both the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams taking part in one of the biggest Thanksgiving basketball showcases. The girls’ team fell...

Boys’ basketball team starts home schedule Friday

Boys’ basketball team starts home schedule Friday

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys’ basketball team (1-0) will be playing its first home game on Friday at 7:15 p.m. against Garland’s Naaman Forest High School. “I am expecting a victory of course,” head basketball coach Danny Melton said. “You know we look at every game film for any game that we play and just see...

Wrestling begins season with double dual meet

Wrestling begins season with double dual meet

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The wrestling team has its first dual meets Thursday at the Nest against R.L. Turner and Justin Northwest at 6 p.m with the team looking for early success. “The expectations have not deviated at all,” head wrestling coach Jason Thurston said. “We graduated 21 kids last year, so a lot of teams...

Social Studies Survivor League

Social Studies Survivor League

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Fantasy football leagues are common amongst many people during the NFL season, and the social studies department is taking full advantage of that by creating their own fantasy league and have been competing with each other to win a half day off. “It’s an NFL survivor league and it's a competition...

Featured Athlete: Jordan Robison

Featured Athlete: Jordan Robison

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

Years played: 12 Pre-game meal: Goldfish Hype song: Doesn't have one Inspiration: Conor McGregor Future job: No idea Wingspan: What is the hardest part about wrestling? Robison: “The preparation, the hours of working out and stuff.” Wingspan: How do you prepare for a tournament...

Basketball takes third in Tip-off

Basketball takes third in Tip-off

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls basketball team competed in the FISD Tip-off Classic tournament on Friday and Saturday to open up the season. “We had a lot of communication,” senior Jordan Hamilton said. “We were able to talk to each other and our chemistry was shown and that really overpowered and we were able to...

Tip-off Classic helps set tone for girls’ basketball

Tip-off Classic helps set tone for girls’ basketball

Keegan Williams, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

The girls’ basketball team is one of 33 teams competing at schools throughout the district in the FISD Tip-off Classic through Saturday. “It's still early in the season so it's just preparing us for districts,” senior Rebecca Lescay said. “Besides the Frisco teams we are playing teams with gre...

Featured Athlete: Loren Matrone

Featured Athlete: Loren Matrone

Keegan Williams and Lucas Barr

November 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

Years played: “Competitively, I’ve been golfing since before I was a freshman.” Pre-game meal: Probably oatmeal Hype song: “Me and my teammate Darby will usually listen to music together to get excited, because you know golf is pretty calm, so we try and like get hype and ready to go,...

Extending their athletic career

Extending their athletic career

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eight student athletes signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday morning in the library to continue their athletic career in college. “What a great experience for our athletic programs to see the hard work pay off,” campus athletic cordinator Chris Burtch said. “And not just the hard work...

Women slowly making progress off the field

Women slowly making progress off the field

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

No matter what sports channel one turns to, it’s men who are seen behind the desk or in front of the camera, talking about the latest upset in the NFL or which basketball players are the best, but recently, more and more women have began to break into the sports industry. “I think you should just alw...

New coach, same expectations

New coach, same expectations

November 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

It’s officially basketball season as the girls tipped off their season with a win over McKinney on Friday 43-37. Now, it’s the boys that are set to start their season on Saturday. This year they will be doing it with a new head coach, but the same expectations, as Danny Melton takes over for Mar...

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