Wildcat Tales

Another Defeat: Plano loses to West

Maddie Patton, Staff Writer

January 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Student Life

     Down 10 points in the first quarter, the girls’ basketball team’s first game against West this season started and ended in a rough position on the scoreboard.      The wolves were relentless in defending their court, and had several fouls. The girls pushed back, and juniors Nicole...

Wildcats on ice

Maddie Patton, Staff Writer

January 5, 2012


Filed under Sports, Student Life

     Slap shots, body checks, and bitter cold are all elements of the average hockey game. Every Thursday night, the hockey team battles it out to beat their rivals. There are 10 seniors this year, more than the team has ever had.      “We have a lot of leadership, and it’s important for...

Rough and tumble: Wrestling team starts off strong

Matt Wood, Staff Writer

January 4, 2012


Filed under Sports

     Although it’s only one month into the season, the wrestling team is off to a strong start this year. The team went to the J.J Pearce Tournament on Nov. 12, and won first place as a team. Leading the team this season is first year coach Clay Goodloe.      “I think our first success is the resul...

Right in the basket

Cristina Seanez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

    With a blazing 13-1 start, head coach Lynn Meger said the girls Basketball team are putting the ball right in the basket. District play begins tonight against Allen.     The team has competed against Rowlett, Wakeland, Naaman Forest and McKinney. So far they've won one tournament and got...

The other Super Bowl

J.P. Salazar, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011


Filed under Sports

     Some people pitch a baseball, some kick around a soccer ball, some toss around a football, some spike a volleyball, and some throw a bowling ball. Even though bowling isn’t recognized as a UIL sport, 64 students have shown up to the Plano Super Bowl bowling center in hopes of making the bowling...

Drill Team’s Biggest Helpers: The New Faces of Maroon Guard

Jessica Yee, Staff Writer

May 31, 2011


Filed under News, Sports

     They are the ones that will stand on the field when drill team performs. They are the ones that will work with drill team each practice and football game. They are the Maroon Guard.      “I'm really looking forward to get on the field with the Planoettes during football games,” junior...

Get Golf Right

Abby Rener, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009


Filed under Sports

     There has always been a debate whether golfers are athletes. When you watch a tournament on television, it looks like a lot of them spend more time at the snack machines than the weight machines. According to junior Jack McCoy, that stereotype is outdated.      Being on varsity golf team,...

Gridiron Cats

Abby Rener, Staff Writer

October 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

Off the football field, Alex Labutis hangs out with his friends and studies just like any normal teenager. On the field, he is ready to kill anyone who is keeping him from the goal. From knocking the players to and making the plays, he is this year’s captain and our varsity’s defensive end. As...

Pass, Set, Kill. You Dig?

Kristin Weisell, Staff Writer

October 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

The whistle blows, the signal to serve. The only sound heard is the volleyball bouncing against the ground. It’s tossed in the air and shoots across the net. The Lady Wildcats receive and begin the play. The players call for the ball, darting over the court as they keep it from touching the floor....

Long Distance Cats

Kristin Weisell, Staff Writer

October 5, 2009


Filed under Sports

As they come around the bend, the runners struggle through the last few yards. Victory is waiting on the other side. They cross the finish line and slowly begin to get their breath back. Cross country may not be a mainstream sport, but the team has been honored, last winning the district championship...

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