4/4/14

Torie Brannen, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014
Filed under World News

Quote of the day: “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction” ~ Rachel Carson ... Read more »

Boys soccer playoffs: Plano vs. Pearce

Haley Samsel, Sports Columnist

March 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

     After advancing to the postseason for the first time under head coach Doug Adams, the boys soccer team was defeated 1-2 by J.J. Pearce in an overtime nail-biter that came down to the final minutes of the game.... Read more »

Varsity basketball teams advance to playoffs

Haley Samsel and Anna Villano

February 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

The varsity boys and girls basketball teams will advance to the district playoffs this February. The Lady Wildcats finished the season with a district record of 8-2 and an overall record of 24-7. Their first playoff game will... Read more »

Super Bowl commercial sparks controversy

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

February 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

No one needs to be reminded that the Super Bowl was last Sunday. No one needs to hear the final score again, especially fans of the Denver Broncos. The game and most of the festivities held before and after its conclusion usually... Read more »

Varsity boys basketball: Plano vs. Plano East recap

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

January 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

     Extending their winning streak to 3 games and improving their district record to 3-3, the varsity boys basketball team avenged their Jan. 10 home... Read more »

Varsity boys basketball: Plano vs. Plano East recap

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

January 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

     The varsity boys basketball team kicked off district play at home on Friday, Jan. 10 in a gut-wrenching overtime loss to Plano East with a final score of 39-42. Senior guard and team captain Broderick Perkins... Read more »

Varsity girls basketball: Plano vs. McKinney recap

Anna Villano, Staff Writer

January 4, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Lady Wildcats started the new year with a winning score of 42-34 against McKinney in their first of ten district games. The girls now have a total record of 17-5 and a district record of 1-0. The first quarter started off... Read more »

Varsity boys basketball prepares for holiday tournament

Anna Villano, Staff Writer

December 27, 2013
Filed under Sports

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, boys varsity basketball welcomes the upcoming celebrations with intense practices and preparation for the Wildcat Holiday Classic, which takes place through Dec. 27-28. For more... Read more »

Varsity Girls Basketball: Plano vs. Irving MacArthur Recap

Anna Villano, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Lady Wildcats varsity basketball team experienced their first home loss, 55-65 against Irving MacArthur. Their previous two losses coming from Frisco Tip-Off tournament earlier in the month, they now stand at a record of 7-3. The... Read more »

Varsity Boys Basketball: Plano vs. Mesquite Recap

Haley Samsel, Featured Columnist

November 27, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Extending their winning streak to four games, the varsity boys basketball team defeated Mesquite at home on Nov. 25 on Staff Appreciation Night with a score of 62-51. Seniors Broderick Perkins and Jacques Stephenson scored 13... Read more »

Varsity Boys Basketball: Plano vs. Frisco Recap

Haley Samsel

November 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Improving their win-loss record to 2-0, the varsity boys basketball team defeated Frisco Friday night at home with a score of 61-38. Senior Jacques Stephenson led the Wildcats with eighteen points, followed by a thirteen point... Read more »