>>> CONGRATULATIONS to both the Varsity and JV 7-on-7 teams; both qualified for the State playoffs later this summer. Stay tuned for more details! >>> CONGRATULATIONS to both the Varsity and JV 7-on-7 teams; both qualified for the State playoffs later this summer. Stay tuned for more details!
Allen tops 5A Dallas-area spring football ranking. Southlake Carroll next in line.
The Frisco Liberty SQT may want to change its name to the Plano West-Hebron SQT.
After all, Saturday marked the third straight year the two former district rivals qualified for the Division I Texas State 7-on-7 Tournament (July 12-13 at Southwest Williamson County Park in Round Rock) by advancing to the finals. And for the third straight time, the Wolves reigned supreme. Read full story at Star Local News
Plano West football capped its spring season May 17 by holding its final scrimmage. "We didn't do a Spring Game," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "We've never done a Spring Game since I've been here, it's more of a controlled scrimmage."
By the time that scrimmage took place, the players had already displayed plenty. Read full story at Star Local News
When it comes to college football recruiting, most players go with their guts after making a variety of visits, both official and unofficial. Plano West junior running back Auston Anderson went with a more practical method.
"I set up an Excel spreadsheet with different categories that were important to me," he said. Read full story at Star Local News
Details have just been released on the Plano West Football Golf Tournament. An annual tradition for the past 15 years, the Plano West Quarterback Club has used its golf tournament to both raise money to support the Wolfpack Football team, but also to support key local charities. This year, the BLUE NATION announced that the Children’s Medical Center Foundation charity will be the beneficiary of some of the proceeds of this event. Read full story
Not since the days of Rex Burkhead has a Plano ISD school been on a state-wide stage like Plano West. Such lofty expectations are fine with coach Mike Hughes.
"If you're not confident, you're not going to win a state championship," Hughes said. Read full story
Congratulations to five of our Wolfpack on their signing of national letters of intent to play football at the college level. Pictured (seated L to R) are Mason Gentry (Southern Methodist University), Parker Murry (Sam Houston State University), Jake Wodka (University of Sioux Falls), Stephan Randall (Navarro College) and Nick Green (Navarro College) with Mike Hughes, head coach of Plano West. Good luck to our former Wolves! (Photo courtesy of Alex Lee – HD Productions)
Plano West football has added two more to its college football list as senior defensive end Nick Green and senior offensive lineman Stephan Randall verbally committed to Navarro Junior College over the weekend.
These are the third and fourth recent senior commitments for the Wolves after Mason Gentry (SMU) and Parker Murry (Sam Houston State). Read full story at Star Local News
Congratulations go out to five members of the Wolf pack on their selection for the 10th Annual All-County U.I.L. Football Team:
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Soso Jamabo
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE: Soso Jamabo, Auston Anderson
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE: Parker Murry
SECOND TEAM DEFENSE: Jake Wodka, Collin Eberle
The residual effects of the best season in Plano West football history continue.
This time by way of verbal commitments.
The latest to join the group were senior offensive lineman senior Parker Murry (Sam Houston State) and junior linebacker Lance Cottrell (SMU). Read full story at Star Local News
Prior to 2012, Plano West football had one playoff win.
When said season ended Dec. 8 with a 42-35 loss to Austin Westlake, the Wolves had tripled their previous number of playoff victories, advanced further than any Plano ISD team since Plano Senior in 2007 and were two triumphs away from playing for the Class 5A Division II State Championship Saturday at Cowboys Stadium. Read full story at Star Local News
I've been covering Plano West football since I started here in 2006.
And every year before the start of the season West football head coach Mike Hughes would say, "We want our program to make a name for itself" or "we think this program is on the verge of something big." Read full story at Star Local News
Plano West’s school-record state playoff run was fueled by winning offensive shootouts. And West’s season ended in one as Austin Westlake outlasted West, 42-35, on Saturday at Waco ISD Stadium.
Austin Westlake (10-4) hadn't given up more than 14 points in a game since Sept. 21.
Plano West (9-5) surpassed that mark by the second quarter.
The Wolves would eventually reach 35 points Saturday afternoon at Waco ISD Stadium... Read full story at Star Local News