Wildcat Tales

Cheer continues amongst pandemic

Cheer performing their routine for the virtual pep-rally
Like many sports and clubs, cheer has found ways to bring up school spirit in troubling times
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 stands with Black Lives Matter

NBA changes court in support of BLM
Players in NBA stand in support of the BLM movement and face tension.
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...

Cheer UIL improves from previous years

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

Cowboys disappoint fans once again

Cowboy's coach Jason Garrett speaking with running back Ezekiel Elliott.
Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 3: Sports editor analyzes the Cowboys' struggles
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
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...

Swim looking to make a splash

Swimmers launching off diving board in race during intersquad meet.
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...

Dodgers blow it once again

Walker Buehler throwing a pitch to Trea Turner in Game 5 of the National League Division Series.
Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 2: Sports editor analyzes the Dodgers' collapse
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...

Cross country star takes the spotlight

Bryson strains to the finish line at a cross country course a viewers awe.
Tyler Bryson shows his talent on and off the course.
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...

Football prepares for heated game against West

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

World Series contenders emerge

Photo of Dodger Stadium in a game against the Colorado Rockies.
Tyler's Talk Time Vol. 1: Sports editor makes predictions as season winds down
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,...

Tennis sights set on regional tournament

Freshman Herman Aguirre swings at Wildcat tennis court.
After winning the district championship, Wildcat tennis strives for greater recognition.
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...

Swim and Dive makes a splash at regionals

Junior Risa Nishozaki pushing towards finish in physically demanding butterfly stroke
Tournament wins set tone for season this spring
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,...

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