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Chasing championship dreams

Chasing championship dreams

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Seeking state championships, nine members of the wresting team, five girls and four boys, are in Cypress for the state tournament Friday and Saturday at the Berry Center. For some wrestlers, like senior Jordan Robison, state is something that happens every year, but that doesn’t mean it gets eas...

Mize eyes a championship prize

Mize eyes a championship prize

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

For many girls, the early elementary school years are a time for princesses, dance or maybe soccer or softball. But for senior Logan Mize it was something else; something she still has a passion for more than a decade later. “I had a friend named Jordan in first grade and I always hung out with hi...

Featured Athlete: Coleman Hatfield

Featured Athlete: Coleman Hatfield

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports, Sports Showcase

Pre game meal: Chick-Fil-A Hype song: “Obama” by Lil Pump Inspiration: Paul Pogba Years played: 12 years Wingspan: Why do you like playing soccer? Hatfield: “Because I get to hang with my friends, and it’s a lot of fun.” Wingspan: What’s your favorite part about the sport? ...

Basketball teams advance; soccer wins one, loses one

Basketball teams advance; soccer wins one, loses one

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The calendar still says winter, but the things are heating up for the school's sports teams as both boys' and girls' basketball won tight playoff games Tuesday while both soccer teams took on Independence. WTV's Maddie Owens has a recap.

Weekend sports recap

Weekend sports recap

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

From the pool to the pitch, it was a busy weekend for the school's athletic program. Here's a quick recap of the action. Swimming The swim team competed in the state meet on Friday and Saturday in Austin with the boys’ team finishing in 14th place. Pacing the team was senior Nikita Naumov, who f...

Shot at state on the line for 14 wrestlers

Shot at state on the line for 14 wrestlers

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

14 of the school’s varsity wrestling team are competing in the 5A-Region II wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at Wakeland High School with the chance to make the state meet Feb. 24-25 on the line. “It is an honor to have kids that are good enough wrestlers to be at a regional meet because ...

Swimmers off to state

Swimmers off to state

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UIL 5A state swim meet is this Friday and Saturday. Five Redhawks qualified for the state meet with a sixth going as an alternate. “Some of the biggest changes this season is that it’s pretty much the same group of guys, but we’ve all had a year to progress and get faster," sophomore Jack...

Soccer teams get PK wins, basketball takes down the Titans

Soccer teams get PK wins, basketball takes down the Titans

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Winning was the theme Tuesday night as both soccer teams and boys’ basketball scored wins.   Boys’ basketball For the boys’ basketball team it was the final game of the regular season in District 13-5A play with a 60-45 win over Centennial earning the team locked third place in the final ...

Featured Athlete: Zion Richardson

Featured Athlete: Zion Richardson

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports, Sports Showcase

Wingspan: How long have you been playing basketball? When did you start? Richardson: “I first started playing basketball when I was three, with my dad.” Wingspan: What is your favorite part about basketball? Richardson: “My favorite part about basketball is probably winning and scoring, p...

Win and advance

Win and advance

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ basketball team defeated Little Elm 52-46 Monday in the first round of 5A playoffs to advance to the second round. The team looked to be in cruise control with a 20 point lead going into the fourth quarter, but the Lobos rallied to make things close. “Being able to play three really re...

Road to state begins Monday night for girls’ basketball

Road to state begins Monday night for girls’ basketball

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

The girls’ basketball team starts it's playoff run Monday night at McKinney High School at 7 p.m. against Little Elm. “I just expect it to be an exciting atmosphere with our girls fully prepared and really wanting this moment,” head coach Ross Reedy said. “One of the things that’s difficult...

Boys’ basketball hopes to give seniors a win

Boys’ basketball hopes to give seniors a win

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys’ basketball team takes on Wakeland Friday at 7:15 p.m. in the Nest on Senior Night, the last home game of the season. “We have two games left,” head coach Daniel Melton said. “It’s extremely important because if we win tonight and we win Tuesday night, we tie Wakeland for third but we won head to head both so that would give us the third place in distric...

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