Wildcat Tales

Lady wildcats strive to triumph another state championship

Senior Jordyn Merritt runs down the court after fast break at Plano

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

Lady Wildcats Trinidy Huynh, Julia Adams, Evie Bordeaux and Rutendo Chando line up for a play at Mckinney Boyd

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

Senior Quinton Williamson posts up on opposing team's player on a defensive play

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

Ashlyn Hilliard dashes toward finish line for 6A State Champion Title

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...

Golf teams showing early signs of success

Senior Nikki Patel after finishing a hole.

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018

Tournament wins set tone for season this spring The varsity boys and girls golf teams are continuing to play their fall tournaments before district play in the spring. The boys come fresh off a first place victory at the Prairie Lakes tournament on Oct. 2. This is the third of five total tourname...

Volleyball team fighting way into playoffs

Naylani Feliciano (left) Grace Glasscock (middle) and Brooke Mchale (right) setting up a play during the game.

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Varsity team trying to keep season alive with win The Lady Wildcats volleyball team is looking to win a playoff spot in a tiebreaker match against McKinney Boyd on Oct. 26 in Allen despite a slow start to the season. Teri Minnis, volleyball coach, has created a game plan to defeat McKinney Boyd. ...

Wildcat football looking for new groove

Senior JJ Lee runs defensive play at Hebron game (photo by Grace Erskine)

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

September 26, 2018

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

Brooke Dixon pushes herself to get past a runner for Plano East at the Plano
Invitational Cross Country meet.

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

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

New helmet rule affects high school football

Grayson Krumnow, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018

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

Lady wildcat serves the ball at Plano gymnasium

Isis Kazadi, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2018

  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

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.

Plano Senior golfers bring home medals

Tommy Boone remains focused while competing at tournaments.

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018

Please congratulate our Plano Senior Golfers on their achievements: Tommy Boone - tied for 2nd place at -7 under par Austin Westlake - won silver medal with a 40 foot eagle putt.

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