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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...

Featured Athlete: Cat Lychywek

Featured Athlete: Cat Lychywek

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

Years played:14 Pre-game meal: Chili Hype Song: "Look At Me" (Xxxtentacion) Inspiration: Mia Hamm Future Job: Neuroscientist/Neurosurgeon Wingspan: What got you interested in soccer? Lychywek: “Honestly I just played a bunch of different sports, and kind of ended up just latching on soccer.” ...

Monday sports recap

Monday sports recap

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The winter sports season is coming to a close with wrestling and basketball seasons ending over the weekend as girls’ and boys’ soccer make a run towards the playoffs. Wrestling For the wrestling team, it was a trip to Cypress for the UIL state championship meet with the girls’ team finishing in...

Prosper buzzer beater: in their own words

Prosper buzzer beater: in their own words

Keegan Williams, Kasey Harvey, and Catie Reeves
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The first 31 minutes “My mindset coming into the game, I was nervous,” junior Jadyn Bennett said. “I wouldn’t say that it was my first playoffs game because we went last year, but it was my first playoff game that I got to play a lot. We were nervous, but still determined to win the game.”...

Basketball teams look to advance in playoffs

Basketball teams look to advance in playoffs

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

Playoff action continues Friday night for both basketball teams as the girl’s and boy’s hope to extend their playoff runs with the girls’ team taking on Mansfield Legacy at 6 p.m. at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. “They are really good at the guard position, they are really athletic, h...

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