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Former Redhawk gets invite to national team camp

Former Redhawk gets invite to national team camp

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Former Redhawk and 2015 graduate Keaton Parks was put on the U.S. U-20 men’s national team roster on Sunday for its training camp in London as the team prepares for May’s U-20 World Cup in Korea. “I’m a little nervous, but I’ve been playing this game my whole life and I know I’m good enough,” Parks...

Redhawks race to Austin

Redhawks race to Austin

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

This weekend, track girls Carrie Fish and Nissi Kabongo head to Austin for the annual Texas Relays meet. “In order to make state, once we get to district they have to qualify for area, regionals and then qualify for state, so it’s a long road to get there,” head girls track coach Amanda Bye...

Tennis makes final preps before district

Tennis makes final preps before district

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After finishing the fall season in the regional semifinals, the school’s tennis team is back on the court for its spring season with action continuing Friday in Rockwall for the Rockwall Tournament. “Spring season is individual, it’s more bracket style, tournament style,” coach Brandon Justice said. ...

Opinion: next year starts now

Opinion: next year starts now

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Sports

The soccer season is over for both the boys and girls with the goal of making the playoffs coming up short for the two teams. Although qualifying for playoffs in a district like Frisco ISD is challenging, it's the goal for both teams to be able to play in the postseason. Coming up short can be de...

Featured Athlete: Halle Birckelbaw

Featured Athlete: Halle Birckelbaw

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete, Showcase

Years Played: 9 Pre-game meal: Chick-fil-A Hype song: “Work Hard, Play Hard” by Wiz Khalifa Future Job: Business Wingspan: What is your favorite position on the field? Birckelbaw: “Probably pitcher or somewhere on the infield.” Wingspan: What got you started playing softball? ...

Golf drives to district

Golf drives to district

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The district golf tournament is April 3 and 4 for the boys and April 10 through 11 for the girls. With the goal of advancing all players to the regional tournament, the team has been preparing since August with practices Monday through Thursday every week with several tournaments sprinkled in. ...

Golf teams begin the road to state

Golf teams begin the road to state

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ and boys’ golf teams are moving closer to the District 13-5A tournament with the boys competing Monday and Tuesday at The Bridges Golf Club in Gunter and the girls doing so a week later on April 10-11. “If the boys find consistency, they can compete for a district title,” assista...

Sprinting towards state

Sprinting towards state

Kasey Harvey and Keegan Williams
March 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Individually they may not be fastest, but together the 4x400 relay With a time of 3:17.1, the boys 4x400 relay including Christian Palmer, Isaiah Palmer, Daniel Lescay, and Jordan Jones, are ranked number six nationally. But for them, your mentality is just as important as practice. “While run...

Ford jumps to the top

Ford jumps to the top

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Joining the track team in her freshmen year, it didn't take sophomore Sanye Ford to make her mark with the varsity team. “At our meet, it was the Heritage meet and I jumped a 17’6” and got first place,” Ford said. “I was excited because last season, my jumps got worse but this season they ...

Featured Athlete: Logan Ransom

Featured Athlete: Logan Ransom

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete

Years played: 12 Pre-game meal: Pasta Post-game meal: Dickey’s BBQ Hype Song: Lose Yourself (Eminem) Inspiration: Clayton Kershaw Future Job: Pharmacist Wingspan: How many years have you been playing baseball and What got you started? Ransom: “ I’ve been playing baseball for twelve...

Weekend sports recap

Weekend sports recap

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ soccer team played their last district 13-5A game of the season, but it also ended up being the last game altogether. “I was sad because it was may last time playing a real soccer game ever in my life, and it’s been my whole life,” senior Emily Starrett said. “It’s sad for t...

Playoffs on the line for both soccer teams

Playoffs on the line for both soccer teams

Cole Engelbrecht and Keegan Williams
March 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Both the boys' and girls' soccer teams will finish up district play on Friday as they battle for a spot in the playoffs. The girls will take on the Lions at Reedy at 6:30 p.m. while the boys' team will play at 7:30 p.m. at home. “It’s kind of emotional knowing that this could be the last time I ever play...

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