Fans anxious for a sneak peek at any of the three Plano ISD football teams are in luck. On Friday, schools in the Plano and Allen areas will tune up for the start of the regular season with a scrimmage.
The end of one chapter gives way to the start of another, and such is the case in the evolution of District 6-6A. After a two-year run that netted numerous state championships and playoff consistency, 6-6A will turn over a new leaf in 2016-17 – welcoming Denton Guyer, Wylie and McKinney to take the reins from the departing Lewisville ISD.
Ever the optimist, Plano West head football coach Scott Smith named several areas of his team that he was impressed with as the Wolves finished the first week of organized football practice.
One thing he can’t teach is youth, and the Wolves have plenty of it.
One of the more entertaining aspects of covering high school sports in the Metroplex are the interactions – both personal and as a spectator – with athletes.
With football season drawing closer by the day, now's the time when people embrace one of the sport's tried-and-true traditions. Seeking out random projections from complete strangers on how your favorite team will fare this fall.
On Monday, the Texas High School Coaches Association released its regional preseason football polls in advance of the start of the regular season in five weeks.
July 9 featured the conclusion of yet another sizzling, strenuous summer of 7-on-7 football, as teams from around Texas converged on College Station for the state tournament.
West senior Cam Strauss’ diving catch in the end zone sent the Wolves to the championship bracket of last week’s Division I state 7-on-7 tournament.
Plano West qualified for the state 7-on-7 tournament more than one month ago when it defeated rivals Plano East in the Frisco Liberty SQT semifinals. In the time leading up to state, repetition and improvement has been the name of the game for head coach Scott Smith's squad.
Plano West had just qualified for the state 7-on-7 tournament after defeating crosstown rival Plano East at Frisco Liberty, and senior linebacker Mohamed Sanogo wanted to celebrate. At the center of the team huddle, Sanogo smiled and yelled at Titus Wall, his teammate and fellow senior linebacker.
Plano West senior linebacker Mohamed Sanogo has committed to the University of Houston, according to his Twitter account. Sanogo was a top recruit at the inside linebacker position, and will lead a strong Wolves' defense in 2016.
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.