Wildcat Tales

Wildcat football looking for new groove

Wildcat football looking for new groove

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Varsity team trying to find winning path to finish season The Wildcat football team has begun their 2018 season with non-conference games against Hebron, Eastwood El Paso and Rowlett. The team started the season with a tough one point loss to the Hebron Hawks, with a score of 27-28, but showed l...

Cross Country upping game

Cross Country upping game

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Both boys and girls teams striding to improve The Wildcats cross country teams are looking to improve their performances over last season’s early ending for most of the runners at the UIL District 6A meet. Senior Ashlyn Hillyard was the only Wildcat to participate in the state meet, finishing third in...

Helmet rule cause change

Helmet rule cause change

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

New NFL rule changes play at all levels With the implementation of the NFL’s new helmet rules announced in May, it has not just changed the play of pro football, but changes football played at all levels, including play for the Plano Wildcats. “It is a foul if a player lowers his head to initi...

Wildcat volleyball clawing way to success

Wildcat volleyball clawing way to success

Isis Kazadi, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

  The Lady Wildcats conquered Rockwall Heath in a riveting five set away game to start the season, striking Heath with violent attacks, rock solid defense and an undying urge to win. The match went five long, hard sets that required the utmost of teamwork to win. “[The game] really helped...

Girls Softball Advance to State

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Coach Bersosa is proud of her team and they will advance to the semi finals on Friday, June 1. against Atascocita at University of Texas at Austin. Please congratulate the girls on their accomplishment.

Planoettes become National Champions

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-chief

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Planoettes received the Super Team National Champion Title and 6th place out of 120 teams, please congratulate the following ladies: Soloists – 5th runner-up Amy Driscoll 3rd runner-up Jami Friedman 2nd runner-up Abbey Barnett   National Miss High Kick Company Marissa Chotiner Camille Lindholm   ...

Rules of contact sports should not be altered

Rules of contact sports should not be altered

Benjamin Patterson, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

    The NFL and the NCAA have gone far enough, and they need to stop altering the rules and the game of football to make it safer.     In September, Robert Grays, a defensive back from Midwestern State University died after sustaining a neck injury. The injury was caused by making a rout...

National Signing Day celebrates athletes

National Signing Day celebrates athletes

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On National Signing Day, Feb. 7, 11 senior athletes committed to playing sports at a collegiate level. Students with hopes of signing are in constant contact with colleges throughout high school, trying to find the coach and team that fits them the best. By committing to a college, the student is accepted...

State champions meet again on their old field decades later

State champions meet again on their old field decades later

Benjamin Patterson, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 state championship, Plano honored the men from the 1967 team at the football game against Plano West.     “There were guys there that I hadn’t seen in 50 years,” former Wildcat Mike Wheeler said. “We had a great time, and agreed w...

Tennis finals end with win against Denton

Tennis finals end with win against Denton

Ethan Nguyen, Staff writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Know the Enemy, Sports

    The Plano tennis team played Denton Guyer HS for third place on Thursday, Oct. 12 in the District 6-6A team tennis Tournament and achieved a close victory of 10-7.      “We knew our match against Denton Guyer would be a tough one,” coach Cliff Lazarine said.     The te...

Wildcats face defeat at hands of Lions, Eagles

Wildcats face defeat at hands of Lions, Eagles

Abrianna Bohn, Staff writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a disappointing turn of events, the varsity football team racked up their first two losses of the season after starting off with four wins, their first being against McKinney high school, 21-24. “We just needed to play with energy. We beat ourselves, not the other team,” senior player Daniel...

Track gains another state champion

Track gains another state champion

Zack Bridwell, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

     Senior Alexandra Headley placed first in shot put and senior Charles Brockman placed second and third in hurdles at the UIL state track meet at the University of Texas at Austin.     “Finishing first was a great achievement for me,” Headley said. “I have worked really hard all ...

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