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The road to state goes through The Colony

The road to state goes through The Colony

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The route to state begins Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. as tennis takes on The Colony in a home match for the first round of the playoffs. “If we are able to win, then we'll play area on Thursday against most likely Texas High,” head tennis coach Erica Dopson said. “We’re just hoping to win against The Colony an...

Redhawks take on Coyotes

Redhawks take on Coyotes

Mady Daddario, WTV Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

Volleyball looks to solidify its playoff position as the Redhawks take on Heritage in a home match starting at 6:45 p.m. WTV's Mady Daddario previews Tuesday's sports action.

Volleyball beats Independence; football falls to Lone Star

Volleyball beats Independence; football falls to Lone Star

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Producer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Volleyball headed to Independence to face off against the fourth place team in District 13-5A on Friday. The Redhawks started off the game strong dominating the first set 25-19. Independence then battled back winning the next set 25-23, but it was not enough as the Redhawks pulled away winning the next tw...

Opinion: Pro sports packed with pressure

Opinion: Pro sports packed with pressure

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Under the eyes of thousands, NBA players constantly feel the pressure of their community unlike any high school game. Being down near the court for a recent Mavericks preseason game for warmups only confirmed that feeling . Looking around all I could see was the 20,000 seats that surrounded th...

Girls’ cross country takes 1st at district meet

Girls’ cross country takes 1st at district meet

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With the state meet less than a month away on Nov. 4, the girls’ cross country team advanced to the regional meet on Oct. 23 after placing first at the District 13-5A meet Thursday morning. “Yesterday was a great meet,” head girls’ cross country coach Amanda Zambiasi said. “All of the girls ran a great time with several personal bests. The weather was great, the girls were confid...

McConaughey makes celebrity softball game ‘alright alright alright’

McConaughey makes celebrity softball game ‘alright alright alright’

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Texas and Oklahoma will take to the football field Saturday for the annual Red River clash, but on Thursday, representatives from each team met on the softball field to raise cash. The Lone Survivor Foundation (LSF) hosted its first celebrity softball game and Home Run Derby at Dr Pepper Ballpark to...

Volleyball looks to solidify playoff position

Volleyball looks to solidify playoff position

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Volleyball continues in its second round of District 13-5A play Friday night taking on Independence at Independence at 5:30 p.m. “I’m just very confident in our skills and ability,” sophomore Jenna Wenaas said. “Obviously we need to take Independence seriously, I’m just not that worried...

Baseball team practices random acts of kindness

Baseball team practices random acts of kindness

Walker Shippy, WTV Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Frisco ISD made budget cuts over the summer that left the school with a smaller custodial staff this year, which has led to more work being done everyday by the custodians and the work taking longer than it did last year. Seeing this, the baseball team decided to help out the janitors by taking a c...

Running to play better

Running to play better

Remington Williams, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Running isn’t the first thing most people think of when it comes to volleyball, but most fans don’t know all the conditioning that goes in before hand. Once a week volleyball dedicates a whole practice to just conditioning. They call it war Wednesday. “Ten years ago we had a tough game on a Tu...

Running to state

Running to state

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The road to state for cross country starts Thursday with the District 13-5A meet at Warren Park at 7:00 a.m. “Well district is really just the opportunity for the team to show what they’ve done throughout the whole season,” senior Gaby Leyva-Montiel said. “It’s the last chance for us to reach the goals that we’ve been shooting for the ...

Featured Athlete: Josh Burtch

Featured Athlete: Josh Burtch

Catie Reeves, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

Hype Song: “DNA”- Kendrick Lamar Inspiration: DeMarcus Ware Future Job: Real Estate Developer or Football Coach Wingspan: How long have you been playing football and what got you started? Burtch: “I’ve been playing football since second grade. My dad really got me started because he’s a footba...

New program helps runners target sore spots

New program helps runners target sore spots

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ cross country team received some extra help Thursday morning as Baylor Scott and White Sports Therapy and Research athletic trainer Kathryn Niebel worked with the team. “We use a system called fusionetics,” Niebel said. “We basically did a movement efficiency screen, so we e...

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