There was an assortment of star power on the field for Friday's clash between Plano West and Sachse and those players lived up their billing in a game that featured more than 1,300 yards of total offense.
But this night belonged to one player--Plano West running back Soso Jamabo. View full story at Plano Star Courier
One week after being cut by the Seattle Seahawks, Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat has resurfaced as a member of the Washington Redskins.
The NFC East club signed Jeffcoat to the team's practice squad on Tuesday. The move will mark Jeffcoat's latest attempt at gaining a foothold in the NFL, which hasn't been easy in the early going. View full story at Star Local Media
Senior running back Soso Jamabo paced Plano West to an easy 44-7 victory over Mesquite on Friday night at Clark Stadium in Plano.
The five-star recruit ran for 120 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries, gaining all but six of his yards in the first half. He took a screen pass 54 yards for another score and is already halfway to his touchdown total from a year ago. View full story at Mesquite News
This 6,600-pound gorilla figures to garner plenty of attention over these next two years.
Not only does District 6-6A house a total of 14 football state championships, it features nine schools with enrollments of more than 3,000 students. The largest of the schools doubles as the one best suited to tack on title No. 15 for 6-6A, as Allen sets its sights on a rare chance to win three consecutive championships in the state’s highest classification. View full story at Star Local Media
West was looking to take a step forward in 2013 after making the deepest postseason run in school history a year prior, but instead posted a 6-5 campaign that culminated with a bi-district loss to Jesuit.
Even with one of the state’s top rushing duos in alum Auston Anderson and senior Soso Jamabo, the Wolves didn’t have enough offense to account for their shortcomings on defense and lack of consistent quarterback play. View full story at Plano Star Courier
This is the last of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
Plano West’s football team showed flashes of being a district contender last season.
With two weeks of practice and a scrimmage in the books, this year’s team has turned its focus into accomplishing that goal this time around.
All three Plano ISD schools will hit the gridiron for their first action of the 2014 season Friday night.
Plano Senior will head to E.H. Hanby Stadium at 7 p.m. for a scrimmage with Mesquite.
This is the 10th of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
Coming off the deepest postseason run in program history this time last year, the Plano West football team entered its season hyped as one of the best teams in Class 5A. Several preseason polls ranked the squad behind only defending state champion Allen in district.
In the coming months, the annual slate of Under Armour All-America games will be held in football and baseball, and the Metroplex figures to be represented in both.
A 39-21 loss in Plano West’s Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament opener versus Hutto had the gusto to cast a dark cloud over the Wolves’ fifth straight appearance at the event.
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).