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Varsity Volleyball Season Comes To End

Varsity Volleyball Season Comes To End

Khara Ekes, Opinion/ Layout Editor
December 6
Filed under Sports

After losing their game to Byron Nelson and being eliminated from the playoffs, the varsity volleyball team reflects on the things they still need to improve upon as well as what they did right this season. “I feel like the team did a very nice job this year coming in, since they were very new,”...

Cross country runners qualify for regionals

Cross country runners qualify for regionals

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Sports

For the first time since 1998, the girls’ cross country team placed first at the district meet on Oct. 20 and advanced to the regional meet with one individual going on to the state meet. “Winning district for the first time in 18 years still seems surreal,” Amy Dehdari, girls’ cross country...

Soccer Player Committed to McNeese State

Zack Bridwell, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under College of the Week, Profile, Sports

While many people play sports in high school, not many get the choice of being able to play in college and after, that is something senior forward Mariah Ruelas can say she is proud of achieving. Ruelas is a young soccer star who has been playing since she was four years old. She has a passion...

Football still has goal of playoffs in sights

Football still has goal of playoffs in sights

Zack Bridwell, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under School Events, Sports

Heading into week six, the varsity football team looks to prevail past their first four losses and play harder than ever to work their way towards the playoffs. Plano has now lost four games in a row, and stands with a record of 2-4. Although the team is 2-4, they still have confidence that...

Game Honors Military

Game Honors Military

Sabrina LeBoeuf, Editor-in-Chief
September 30
Filed under Sports, Student Life

For the past five years, the school has honored locals and alumni who have served in the armed forces with the annual Maroon Out for the Military football game. “These are people in our own backyards,” Subschool Principal Bryan Spiritus said. “We have to focus on the people right here.” ...

Varsity volleyball player committed as sophmore

Varsity volleyball player committed as sophmore

Khara Ekes, Layout Editor/ Opinion Editor
September 30
Filed under Opinion, Sports

For the past six years, senior Jaclyn Childress has devoted her time and effort to playing volleyball for both her club team, Skyline, and Plano Senior. As a result of having played on a volleyball team since she was 12 years old, Childress has known that this game would be a big part of her...

Track and field prepares for state meet

Track and field prepares for state meet

Taryn Evans, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Several Plano runners advanced in the track and field postseason following their performances in the district, area and regional meets. The results of the district meet, held early this April at Marcus Stadium in Flower Mound, sent 10 individual competitors and one relay team to the area round. J...

Wrestling prepares for district meet

Wrestling prepares for district meet

Ashlee Salfelder, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Sports

Currently standing with an 8-4 record in dual matches and placing in three tournaments so far, the boys wrestling team has had a successful season heading into the district meet. The team began the season with a third place showing at the Cougar Dual Tournament in mid-November, which followed their op...

Girls soccer seeks postseason return

Girls soccer seeks postseason return

Khara Ekes, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the knowledge that there is a tough season ahead of them, the girls varsity soccer team is preparing to try and make a return to the postseason for the first time since 2010. In order to do so, varsity head coach Mary Clarke has studied the team’s performance over the past few seasons to try ...

Boys soccer aims for bounceback season

Boys soccer aims for bounceback season

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Following a disappointing last season, the boys varsity soccer team hopes to get back on track this year. After winning only three district games and finishing last in District 6-6A in 2015, team members like senior goalkeeper Jose Madrigal are determined to perform better this season. “We ...

Wildcats top Farmers on Senior Night

Wildcats top Farmers on Senior Night

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor
November 11
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Plano ended the 2015 season on a high this past Friday night, defeating the Lewisville Farmers 37-17 on Senior Night at Kimbrough Stadium. Senior running back Brandon Stephens led the way for the Wildcats in his final high school game, rushing for 212 yards and three touchdowns against a beleaguered...

Volleyball playoff preview: Hebron

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor
November 9
Filed under Know the Enemy, Sports, Top Stories

To help Wildcat fans out, the Wildcat Tales will preview each opponent that Plano Senior will face in the state volleyball playoffs prior to their match with the Wildcats. For the third round of the playoffs, the Wildcat Tales staff introduces Plano’s opposition, the Hebron Hawks. School – Heb...

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