Wildcat Tales

Swim looking to make a splash

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 Damon said.      Last year, the team that went to state was made up of six boys, senior Aust...

Dodgers blow it once again

Dodgers blow it once again

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 Nationals. This year marks the first time a team that won 106 games in the regular season lost...

Football prepares for heated game against West

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. “There’s a general excitement around and everyone on the team knows that their job is to win.” The...

World Series contenders emerge

World Series contenders emerge

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, Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees are clearly head and shoulders above their competition, de...

Tennis sights set on regional tournament

Tennis sights set on regional tournament

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

    After winning the district championship, tennis looks to achieve success in the Regional Tournament at Waco on April 17-18.     “We feel confident and prepared,” sophomore Ben McDonald said. “We just need to stay focused.”     The Wildcats placed first and second in t...

Swim and Dive makes a splash at regionals

Swim and Dive makes a splash at regionals

Tyler Luker, Staff writer

February 22, 2019

The swim team is looking to achieve success at state on Feb. 14-16 after a great outing in districts and regionals. In districts, the boys team placed third overall and the girls finished in fourth, with 90 percent of swimmers setting personal bests.  Twelve swimmers moved on to regionals, consisting...

Girls basketball gain ground

Girls basketball gain ground

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

After a disappointing 0-2 start in district, the girls varsity basketball team has now picked up steam in hopes to repeat as Texas state champions with an 8-4 record in district. Although they are far from the 10-1 start the team had last year, the lady wildcats have won four out of their last five...

Soccer kicking towards goals

Soccer kicking towards goals

Tyler Luker, Staff writer

February 22, 2019

The boy’s soccer team is looking to achieve success in district play after a good start to the season, going 4-2-1 in non-district play and currently holding a 2-1-1 record in district play. The team achieved a 3-1 win against Bridgeport on Jan. 4, a shutout of Round Rock on Jan. 5, a one goal victory...

Lady wildcats strive to triumph another state championship

Lady wildcats strive to triumph another state championship

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019

    The girl's basketball team have begun their quest to repeat as state champions, playing several key non-conference games to open the season.     The team started the season with a perfect record of 10-0, including a 4-0 record at home and 2-0 in away games.     The Lady Wildc...

Wildcat volleyball team digs deep into the playoffs

Wildcat volleyball team digs deep into the playoffs

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

    Despite being underdogs, the Lady Wildcats volleyball team made their deepest playoff run in five years, however, their run came to an end against Prosper on Nov. 6 in the third round, losing in four sets.     Senior co-captain Grace Glasscock thinks this season has been a success altho...

Wildcat basketball team is ambitious to have lasting run in playoffs

Wildcat basketball team is ambitious to have lasting run in playoffs

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019

 The boy's basketball team have begun their fall season, playing their first games against Frisco Heritage, Mesquite, Frisco Lone Star tournament and Desoto and holding a record of 4-3.     The boys were unsuccessful in their season opener, losing the tough game against Frisco Heritage by ...

Senior Ashlyn Hilliard triumphs race in Round Rock

Senior Ashlyn Hilliard triumphs race in Round Rock

Isis Kazadi, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2018

Ashlyn Hilliard conquered the state championship cross country race in Round Rock walking away as not only a school record holder for the 5k, but with a 6A State Champion title on her belt.     Hilliard has been steadily working her way to becoming a champion since her sophomore  year, fir...