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JV Boys Basketball playing at a game

Boys Basketball transitions into new season

Plano Boys Basketball tries to keep up with changes in upcoming season
Maya Pragji, Student Life Editor December 19, 2020

     As Plano treads into winter and the second semester of this school year, they also cheer the Plano Wildcats onto the basketball court.      This season the boys are facing uncharted territories...

Colorguard performing at last Homecoming game

Color guard auditions underway

Aspiring color guard members may finally join the team
Brooke Burnett, News Editor December 15, 2020
Color guard is an excellent opportunity for any student who wants to be a part of a team; to be in school events, and have fun.
Cheer performing their routine for the virtual pep-rally

Cheer continues amongst pandemic

Like many sports and clubs, cheer has found ways to bring up school spirit in troubling times
Dylan Kinney, Newspaper Sections Supervisor October 5, 2020

     Though the Corona pandemic has taken a toll on the school year, Plano’s cheerleaders are putting on a smile and look forward to their upcoming season.      The world seemed to change...

NBA changes court in support of BLM
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NBA stands with Black Lives Matter

Players in NBA stand in support of the BLM movement and face tension.
DMariyon Loyd, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

  The Black lives matter movement is growing ever rapidly in the US due to acts of police brutality and violence against African Americans. This movement has now trickled its way into the NBA after the...

Alyssa Franks and Karen Linares rally the crowd at a game.

Cheer UIL improves from previous years

Rose Wright, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

  Cheer competed once again at the annual UIL Cheer Competition, scoring 42.833 points for their band chant, 62.733 in crowd leading, and 63.300 for their fight song, improving their band chant...

Cowboy's coach Jason Garrett speaking with running back Ezekiel Elliott.

Cowboys disappoint fans once again

Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 3: Sports editor analyzes the Cowboys' struggles
Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor December 17, 2019

     The Dallas Cowboys have shown once again, they are just mediocre frauds who always seem to play below their talent level.      After a promising 3-0 start, America’s Team showed that...

Golf looking to swing its way to state

Team preparing for run at state tournament
Anahit Hakobyan, Staff Writer December 17, 2019

     After gaining experience and improving their scoring from last season, the golf team is hoping to make a run at state.      The highest scoring players are senior Jackson Bell with a...

Swimmers launching off diving board in race during intersquad meet.

Swim looking to make a splash

Alek Marcussen , Staff Writer October 24, 2019

       The swim team has dove into their new season and is looking to build off of last years success.      “We’re way stronger this year than we were last year,” swim coach Alexandra...

Walker Buehler throwing a pitch to Trea Turner in Game 5 of the National League Division Series.

Dodgers blow it once again

Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 2: Sports editor analyzes the Dodgers' collapse
Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor October 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have choked in October once again. Clayton Kershaw and company proved that they still can’t handle the playoffs by blowing the National League Division Series against the Washington...

Bryson strains to the finish line at a cross country course a viewers awe.

Cross country star takes the spotlight

Tyler Bryson shows his talent on and off the course.
Avery Gregorash , Editor and Chief October 24, 2019

While senior year may be stressful for some, for senior Tyler Bryson it’s an opportunity to get as much experience as possible. “The thing I like about running is that you can only train so hard...

Running back Tylan Hines running the ball down the field in the Plano vs. Rowlett game.

Football prepares for heated game against West

Justo Fernandez September 27, 2019

The rivals of Plano and Plano West are about to clash for victory on the football field on Sept. 27 at Clark Stadium. “West has always been a traditional rival to play,” senior Cody Crist said....

Photo of Dodger Stadium in a game against the Colorado Rockies.

World Series contenders emerge

Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 1: Sports editor makes predictions as season winds down
Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor September 26, 2019

     With the MLB season winding down, there seems to be only a couple teams left that really have a shot of coming away with a championship this season.      Teams like the Houston Astros,...

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