Spring ball has concluded and the next time folks see the Allen or Plano ISD football teams in action won’t be until August.
Plano West will host a 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament on Saturday, with teams from north and east Texas joining local schools in the competition.
The state 7-on-7 circuit continues this weekend at Plano West, where the Wolves will host a Division I state qualifying tournament.
The consistency of the Plano West football team’s offense is an area of emphasis for head coach Scott Smith in 2016. If that unit can perform, Smith said, he feels strongly about his team’s chance to make the playoffs.
The final game of Saturday’s 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament at Frisco Liberty featured two teams rather familiar with each other in Plano East and Plano West.
An unexpected cold front blew through Plano last week, but a stiff breeze didn’t sway the focus of the Plano West football team during its final spring scrimmage.
Plano East junior linebacker Anthony Hines III was ranked among the top players in the country for the Class of 2017 in a list recently revised by ESPN. Hines checked in at No. 65 overall, tabbed as the No. 1 prospect in the class at his inside linebacker post and No. 12 among Texas players on the list.
The Plano West football team kicked off their 2016 spring football campaign with a Lift-A-Thon fundraising project and quarterback club meeting.
The Wolf Pack celebrated their 2015 season and seniors at a banquet held January 23rd at South Fork Ranch in Parker. Tracey Simmons and Denise Erich and their banquet committee did an incredible job on decorations and creating a great event that night! THANKS!
The UIL held its biennial realignment Monday morning, announcing the state's new athletic districts. These will take effect for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
In the All District categories, see the list of players recognized.
Next week, several area football standouts will be in action at AT&T Stadium as part of the latest edition of the International Bowl. The event will feature a series of matchups between U.S. national teams of varying age groups and teams assembled by Football Canada. The games kick off Sunday and run through Feb. 5.