Wildcat Tales

Game 3: Hebron

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under Know the Enemy, Sports, Top Stories

To help Wildcat fans out, the Wildcat Tales will be posting a weekly preview of each Plano Senior football opponent prior to their clash with the Wildcats. This week, the Wildcat Tales staff introduces Plano’s Week Three opponents, the Hebron Hawks. School - Hebron High School. Location -...

Game 2: Irving MacArthur

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Know the Enemy, Sports, Top Stories

To help fans out, the Wildcat Tales will be posting a weekly preview of each football opponent prior to their clash with the Wildcats. Up next, the Wildcat Tales staff introduces Plano’s Week Two opposition, the Irving MacArthur Cardinals. School - MacArthur High School. Location - Irving, Texas (Population: 22...

Wildcats pull away for season-opening win

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor

September 1, 2015


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The rushing attack was the star of the show on Friday night as the Wildcats opened the football season with a 35-17 win over the John Tyler Lions. Plano scored less than three minutes into the first quarter via senior running back Brandon Stephens, who broke loose for a 41-yard touchdown run to make...

Game 1: John Tyler

Cameron Drummond, Sports Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Know the Enemy, Sports

To help Wildcat fans out, the Wildcat Tales will be posting a weekly preview of each Plano Senior football opponent prior to their clash with the Wildcats. Up first the Wildcat Tales staff introduces Plano's Week One opposition, the John Tyler Lions. School - John Tyler High School. Location - Tyler, Texas (Population: 100,223...

Soccer slump: boys and girls varsity soccer seek changes after disappointing seasons

Soccer slump: boys and girls varsity soccer seek changes after disappointing seasons

Cameron Drummond, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


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For the first time since the 2012-13 season, the boys and girls varsity soccer teams have both missed out on playoff action in the same year. With only 11 wins between them out of 36 combined matches, the failure to achieve playoff glory is not lost on team members like boys varsity goalkeeper junior...

On the lane to victory: Bowling team advances to state tournament

On the lane to victory: Bowling team advances to state tournament

Cameron Drummond, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015


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In an athletic rich environment like Plano, it's relatively hard for a sports team to fly under the radar while maintaining some level of success. Fortunately for the boys varsity bowling team, that distinction is no longer attributed to them after they qualified for the boys state tournament at Cityview...

Girls basketball raises $1,000 for breast cancer awareness

Girls basketball raises $1,000 for breast cancer awareness

Lizzy Ritchie, Staff Writer

February 21, 2015


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To show their support for those affected by breast cancer, the girls basketball team worked together to raise money for awareness. Although the Lady Cats lost to Plano West in their annual pink out game on Jan. 23, the team still managed to raise over $1,000 to donate to the Women Rock organization. The...

Athletes honored for achievements in the classroom

Athletes honored for achievements in the classroom

Corey Picklesimer, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

February 11, 2015


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After a successful season, seniors Brooks Panhans, Matthew Kirchner and Jordan Christian were nominated for the THSCA Academic All State selection. According to Panhans, the coaches can nominate up to 20 players for the THSCA Academic All State selection that show leadership on the field and dilige...

National Signing Day 2015

National Signing Day 2015

Haley Samsel, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2015


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Feb. 4 signified the last day student athletes could sign with colleges, National Signing Day. 9 athletes represented Plano this morning, including seniors Haley McDuffee (soccer), Reece Schattle (soccer), Beau Hott (football), Sam Tecklenburg (football), Jason Lee (football), Neema Behbahani (football),...

Boys soccer kicks off season with a bang

Boys soccer kicks off season with a bang

Nathan Allen, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


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The varsity soccer season officially began, with the boys team opening the season on Jan. 6 with a 1-0 victory over Sachse High School. "We've all been waiting long enough for the season to start," junior goalkeeper Jacob Niece said. "It was awesome that we got to start it off on such a good note." Now...

Girls basketball looks toward future with new head coach

Girls basketball looks toward future with new head coach

Emily Perez, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

With a new head coach and high expectations, the girls basketball team is living up to the hype with a strong start to the season, which began on Nov. 11. The Lady Wildcats notched a victory in their first game against state ranked Richardson, taking the win 69-68. Since head coach Rodney Belcher...

Boys basketball aims to defend tournament title

Boys basketball aims to defend tournament title

Zane Vakser, Staff Writer

December 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

Over winter break, the boys basketball team will attempt to defend their title as champions of the annual Wildcat Holiday Classic tournament. The tournament will begin on Dec. 29 in the Plano gym and feature competitors from around the country. According to guard junior Mark Brown, the team is confident...

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