This is the third of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
This is the second of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
The Allen and Plano West athletics program were among the most consistent in Class 5A and the final UIL Lone Star Cup standings reflect just that.
Both cracked the top 10 for the annual UIL honor, with the Eagles finishing third overall (74 points) and the Wolves tallying sixth (63).
In February, one of the biggest storylines to emerge from the UIL’s biennial realignment was the creation of District 6-6A featuring Plano ISD, Lewisville ISD, Allen and McKinney Boyd.
It didn’t take long for floodgates of hyperbole to open surrounding the new district.
Plano West will host its annual 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament on Saturday.
The event is one of five SQTs that are taking place across the state over the weekend, the others being in Belton, Southlake, College Station and Lufkin. View full story at Plano Star Courier
The Plano West football team advanced to the semifinals of the Frisco Liberty 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament over the weekend, falling short against Frisco Heritage with a spot in this year’s state tournament in College Station on the line.
Plano West’s quest for a third consecutive playoff appearance will officially begin in the fall.
Friday at Clark Stadium, though, the Wolves completed a necessary step toward that goal – their fourth and final scrimmage of the spring.
View full story at Plano Star Courier
Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat, like the rest of the University of Texas prospects this year, went undrafted over the weekend in the 2014 NFL Draft.
It didn't take him long to find a home.
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Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat had to beg and plead for his parents to let him play football in the sixth grade.
Sixteen years and a truckload of on- and off-field accolades later, the University of Texas senior will likely take the next – and most profound – step of his football career by week’s end, as the 2014 NFL Draft runs Thursday-Saturday. View full story at Plano Star Courier
On Wednesday, Joey McCullough was introduced as the next head coach of Plano East football.
Although that day marked the Panthers’ first glimpse of their new leader, the seeds for McCullough’s ascension to his first-ever head coaching gig were planted well before any of his players at East were even born. View full story at Plano Star Courier
A longtime staple in the Plano ISD football scene, Joey McCullough has been named the new head coach at Plano East.
An East alum who has logged 22 years on the coaching circuit, all but one of which have come within PISD. McCullough served as an assistant coach with the Panthers from 1994-2002 before taking the same job across town at Plano West. View full story at Plano Star Courier
Just the talent alone is enough to want to sit down and take in a District 10-5A basketball game on a Tuesday or Friday night.
But part of what makes high school basketball such a unique experience is the atmosphere – specifically the section in the stands allotted to the student body. Every game, hundreds of students pour into the stands to show their devotion and support for their respective teams. View full story at Allen American
Plano West senior running back Auston Anderson had a standout career for the Wolves, one that coincided with the school’s deepest playoff appearance to date when he was a junior.
Over the past three seasons, Anderson has complied over 2,800 rushing yards and scored 30 touchdowns on the gridiron. View full story at Plano Star Courier
Among Plano ISD schools, Plano West will go down as having the largest number of students represented on National Signing Day.
Sixteen Wolves and Lady Wolves took their first official step toward collegiate athletics Wednesday by signing a National Letter of Intent. View full story at Plano Star Courier
While watching Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hold up the Lombardi Trophy in celebration of winning Super Bowl XLVIII, one steady thought resonated through my mind.
And it has nothing to do with the fact that Wilson, just a second-year pro, has already climbed to the top of the NFL mountain. View full story at Allen American