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Robison signs with Northern Colorado

Robison signs with Northern Colorado

Catie Reeves and Keegan Williams

April 12, 2017


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Since the start of his high school career, senior Jordan Robison has always known that he wanted to pursue wrestling for as long as possible and Wednesday morning he took the next step, signing scholarship papers to attend Northern Colorado University in the fall. “The coaches were great, the team was great,” Robi...

4th straight district title claimed by girls’ golf

4th straight district title claimed by girls’ golf

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017


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The girls’ golf team nearly pulled off a rare feat in the District 13-5A tournament at The Bridges Golf Club on Monday and Tuesday as it just missed sending both its red and black teams to the regional tournament. While the red team wrapped up its fourth straight district championship, the black team...

Track ready for District 13-5A meet

Track ready for District 13-5A meet

Mia Ricketts, WTV Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017


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The boys' and girls' track teams have been training for months, working towards the district 13-5A track meet Wednesday and Thursday at Memorial Stadium. All of the Frisco schools with varsity programs: Frisco, Centennial, Lone Star, Heritage, Independence, Reedy, Wakeland and Liberty will be trying to earn a...

Featured Athlete: Tyler Garrigus

Featured Athlete: Tyler Garrigus

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017


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Years Played: 13 Pre-game meal: Chick-fil-a Inspiration: Tiger Woods Future Job: Law Wingspan: How long have you been playing golf and what got you started? Garrigus: “I’ve been playing golf since I was four years old. I was watching Tiger Woods on t.v at my grandmother's house, so I ju...

Softball steps up to the plate

Softball steps up to the plate

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017


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The softball team has stepped up to the plate this year, winning nearly twice as many games as last year and hovering on the outskirts of the District 13-5A playoff race, a few games out of the final playoff spot. “Probably the biggest thing this year is we are better offensively and defensive...

NFL draft could be coming to The Star

NFL draft could be coming to The Star

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


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The Star could be soon be named as the host of one of the NFL's premiere offseason events as there is growing speculation the Cowboys headquarters located in Frisco could be selected as the site of the 2018 NFL draft. "We sure want to have our opportunity," Cowboys' executive vice president S...

A passion for endurance

A passion for endurance

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2017


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Three sports, one girl, a one hour endurance test: a 750 meter swim, a 20 kilometer bike ride, and a five kilometer run. For sophomore Madeline Kennedy, this is what high school sports are all about. A member of the varsity swim team, Madeline also competes in triathlons outside of school, with practic...

Red team strikes silver at district tournament

Red team strikes silver at district tournament

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017


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For the first time in 10 years, a boys’ golf team advanced to the regional tournament with the Red squad scoring a second place finish in the District 13-5A tournament on Monday in Tuesday at The Bridges Golf Club in Gunter. “Some of the guys really put in some time on their own with their short...

Frisco hockey team claims national championship

Frisco hockey team claims national championship

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 4, 2017


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The Frisco Ice Hockey Association varsity team won the 2017 USA High School Hockey National Championship on Monday morning, winning 5-0 against a team from Missoula, Mont. The team, featuring five players from the school (Skylar Boughner, Andrew Cimino, James Gillilan, Chase Nies and James Wheel...

Featured Athlete: Eryka Anderson

Featured Athlete: Eryka Anderson

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017


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Years played: 7 Pre-game Meal: Subway Sandwich Hype Song: “Kelly Price” by Migos Inspiration: Lolo Jones Future Job: Occupational Therapist Wingspan: How long have you been doing track and what got you started? Anderson: “I’ve been doing track since sixth grade.My step-dad was an olympian in track,...

Former Redhawk gets invite to national team camp

Former Redhawk gets invite to national team camp

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017


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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


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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...

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