>>> Blue Nation – THANK YOU for all the support this year, and thanks to the Wolf Pack for all the memories! We are looking forward to an incredible 2014! >>> Blue Nation – THANK YOU for all the support this year, and thanks to the Wolf Pack for all the memories! We are looking forward to an incredible 2014!
The All-District 10-5A honors were unanimous among the coaches — for good reason. With Allen junior quarterback Kyler Murray named the Most Valuable Player, McKinney Boyd running back Dedrick Scrivens selected as Offensive Player of the Year and Plano linebacker David Griffith named Defensive Player of the Year, few districts anywhere could have a higher regarded top three.
It was a season of unrealized potential for the Plano West football team.
Entering the campaign with a roster full of Division I-level talent and motivation to build on the deepest playoff run in school history, the Wolves (6-5, 2-3 District 10-5A) were expected to be a legitimate contender in the Class 5A state championship race. Read full story at Plano Star Courier
As Friday night’s 5A Division II bi-district showdown between Plano West and Jesuit wore on, the prevailing feeling was that the last team with the ball would wind up advancing in the playoffs.
That honor belonged to the Rangers (8-3, 6-1 District 9-5A), who ran out the clock in a 48-41 win over the Wolves (6-5, 2-3 10-5A) and will move on to the area round of the postseason. Read full story at Plano Star Courier
It’s been an up-and-down year for the Plano West football team, but every program in the state that makes the postseason has the slate wiped clean at this point in the season.
And that makes West (6-4, 2-3 10-5A) a dangerous opponent for any team in the Division II-5A playoffs. Read full story at Plano Star Courier
You just never can tell in a rivalry game.
Down 17-6 at intermission, the Plano West football team scored four touchdowns in a span of 7:57 to stun Plano East, 42-17, at Kimbrough Stadium Friday night.
The Allen football team has been ranked No. 1 in the Class 5A AP state poll since the beginning of the season.
The Eagles have backed up that standing with an unblemished 9-0 record, including a 4-0 run through District 10-5A where they have won each game by at least 23 points. Read full story at Allen American
A timely special teams stop by the Plano West football team sent the Wolves into the locker room in high spirits Friday night at Clark Stadium.
Plano Senior assured it was all downhill from there, clamping down on the Wolves over the final two quarters for a 24-7 victory that scored the Wildcats a playoff berth. Read full story at Plano Star Courier
The midpoint of the fourth quarter Thursday night presented two of the most crucial drives of the season for the Plano West football team.
Each time, the Wolves (5-3, 1-2) came through in spades to halt a McKinney (3-5, 0-3) rally and claim a 38-20 victory from Ron Poe Stadium for their first win in District 10-5A. Read full story at Star Local Media
Allen scored early and often Friday night in a 77-37 victory over Plano West at Clark Stadium.
The Eagles (7-0, 2-0) were led by quarterback Kyler Murray, who hurt the Wolves on the ground and through the air on his way to 392 yards of total offense. The junior ran for three touchdowns and added four more through the air in a little more than one half of action. Read full story at Star Local Media
Thursday evening marks the first leg of what projects to be a rough and tumble road to the finish line in District 10-5A football.
The six teams wrapped up non-district with a cumulative record of 22-8, including a 12-3 mark for Plano ISD. That kind of balance was replicated in the voting breakdowns of the district's three staff writers, with just one point separating the three Plano schools and the two McKinney squads tying in their final tally. Read full story at Star Local News
Plano West was more effective running the ball last season than at any previous time in program history, racking up 3,938 yards and 58 touchdowns.
But the 2013 Wolves' ground attack is on track to be better.
A lot better. Read full story at Star Local News
Any questions regarding the health of Plano West tailback Soso Jamabo were answered early Friday night.
The junior tailback, who missed much of last week's game due to injury, wasted no time showing he was healthy against Flower Mound (1-4). Jamabo broke loose on a 35-yard touchdown run on the Wolves' third offensive play, capping a drive that saw Jamabo run three times for 75 yards. Read full story at Star Local News
Nearly everything went right for the Dallas Cowboys in their 31-7 win over the visiting St. Louis Rams on Sept. 22.
The team was dominant in all three phases of the game and improved to 2-1, much to the satisfaction of more than 80,000 fans at AT&T Stadium. Read full story at Star Local News
Plano West (3-1) is known for its rushing tandem of junior Soso Jamabo and senior Auston Anderson.
But even with Jamabo out of action for much of Friday's game against Mesquite (2-2), the Wolves showed they are much more than just a two-man team. Read full story at Star Local News
The good news for the Plano West football team (2-1) was that it defeated South Garland, 35-17, Thursday night at HBJ Stadium.
The bad news was how flat West looked in the early stages of that victory.