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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...

Sisters bond through shared interests

Sisters bond through shared interests

Keegan Williams and Catie Reeves
March 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Sibling rivalry is a thing for some students on campus but not for juniors Gaby Leyva-Montiel and her freshman sister Andrea. Sharing the same interests, they play the same sports as well. “We use each other to progress and motivate each other,” Gaby said. “It’s never really the bad competitive, ...

Glatch quite the catch for girls’ softball team

Glatch quite the catch for girls’ softball team

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

While some might use sports as a hobby, for nine years now, junior Laurel Glatch has given her full attention to the sport she loves: softball. “I love it because you can never perfect it,” Laurel said. “I’m a pitcher so no matter how hard I practice, I can never go out there and be perfect...

Freshman’s passion stokes fire in soccer team

Freshman’s passion stokes fire in soccer team

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

When the girls' soccer team takes the field Tuesday night against Centennial, its chance at making the playoffs will be on the line. For most of the girls on the team, the pressure to make the postseason isn't new but it is for Katie Stoker, the only freshman on the school’s varsity team. “I was super...

Featured Athlete: Sona Shah

Featured Athlete: Sona Shah

Catie Reeves, Guest Contributor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete

Years played: 6 Favorite pre-game meal: Granola bars Inspiration: Jordan Spieth Future Job: Business Wingspan: How long have you been golfing and when did you start? Shah: “I’ve been golfing since I was nine and my dad got me to start.” Wingspan: What is your favorite part about playing gol...

Spring ball not spring break

Spring ball not spring break

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The first full week of March meant a break from school for most students but baseball didn’t get to take the week off. Playing a total of six games during spring break, the team was able to get some in game practice before the District 13-5A season begins on Tuesday against Wakeland. “Kids ge...

Track and field spring into break

Track and field spring into break

Keegan Williams and Eilidh McGarva
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The track team competed in the Coyote Relays on Thursday at Memorial Stadium. The meet consisted of all Frisco schools, Prosper, Mansfield Timberview, and Garland Sachse. WTV’s Eilidh Mcgarva has the recap. Below is a list of top 10 finishers for the school. Boys’ varsity 100 meters Daniel Lescay 200 me...

Rare injury doesn’t slow Wright down

Rare injury doesn’t slow Wright down

Kasey Harvey, Guest Contributor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Freshman competitive cheerleader Bailey Wright has been through a lot to continue to do what she loves. “She was actually born with her kneecap in two pieces,” mom Missy Wright said. “It got to the point where she couldn’t even lift her knee to tie her shoe. We wouldn’t have known anything ...

Softball seeks successful season

Softball seeks successful season

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The new season of the softball team has just begun and the coaches are finding lots of ways to prepare the team for the season ahead. “In the off season we worked a lot on building the team chemistry,” head coach Martha Richard said. “Then as season started we actually went to group dynamics and...

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