Wildcat Tales

Mad for Madden: Club aims to promote football, fun

Mad for Madden: Club aims to promote football, fun

Min Ji Kim, Staff Writer

December 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

America is known for being football crazy, so it's no surprise that students have brought the sport to a new level with the new Madden Club. Club president junior Derrick Heisch held the club's first meeting in November. "I wanted to express my love for football and converse with others that are like...

Volleyball players receive all-district recognition

Volleyball players receive all-district recognition

Arim Lee, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

After achieving a district record of 10-6 and a bi-district playoff berth, volleyball players juniors Emma Tecklenburg, Megan Duncan, Madelyn Cole, and freshman Adanna Rollins were recently named to the all-district first team in reward for their play during the season. Cole also won Co-Setter of...

Can do attitude: Planoettes host holiday canned food drive

Can do attitude: Planoettes host holiday canned food drive

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

December 2, 2014


Filed under Sports

A holiday tradition for the Planoettes held true again this year as they hosted a canned food drive in their name from Nov. 17 to Dec. 3, with fourth period classes banding together to donate as many cans as possible. The drive, organized by the Planoettes for the fourth consecutive year, donates...

Cheerleaders hold pajama fundraiser

Cheerleaders hold pajama fundraiser

Nathan Allen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

The cheerleaders are hosting a fundraiser in which they are selling everything from regular night-wear to family pajama sets to seasonal slippers for the upcoming holidays. The fundraiser ends Dec. 5. Varsity cheerleaders seniors Lauren Burns and Lauren Douglas said the purpose of this fundraiser, along with many of their other fundraisers, was to raise money for new mats, uniforms,...

Linebacker honored in Dallas Morning News for Week 10 performance

Linebacker honored in Dallas Morning News for Week 10 performance

Suhina Chopra, Staff Writer

November 16, 2014


Filed under Sports

Linebacker senior Neema Behbahani was chosen as the Defensive Player of the Week for the Dallas Morning News for his performance during the Wildcats' final home game against Flower Mound Marcus on Oct. 30. Following a week of voting on the News' website, Behbahani was awarded the title of "SportsDayHS H...

Plano defense mauled, offense out-clawed in bi-divisional playoff matchup

Plano defense mauled, offense out-clawed in bi-divisional playoff matchup

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

November 15, 2014


Filed under Sports

When the opposing offense scores a touchdown eight times in the game, the odds usually aren't in your favor to win the game. The prolific Denton Guyer offense did just that on Saturday afternoon and came out with a convincing 59-28 victory over Plano as a result in the teams’ Class 6A Division II first...

Dawn of a new season: Football enters state playoffs looking to recapture glory days

Dawn of a new season: Football enters state playoffs looking to recapture glory days

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

November 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

Following a 7-3 regular season record with a 6-2 mark in District 6-6A play, the varsity football team enters the Class 6A Division II bracket of the state 6A playoffs aiming to recapture the glory of yesteryear by winning what would be their eighth state championship. The journey starts this Sat. at...

Wrestling team starts off season with new coach

Wrestling team starts off season with new coach

Taylor Norris, Photo Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

Members of the wrestling team flipped, pinned and cradled each other on Nov. 8 to determine who will obtain junior varsity and varsity spots on this year's squad. "Wrestling doesn't only teach you in the physical aspect," senior Tanner Douglas said. "It teaches you mentally as well." Although wrestling...

Drill team faces antagonism from student section

Drill team faces antagonism from student section

Mari Brown, Staff Writer & Featured Columnist

November 9, 2014


Filed under Sports

Although the Planoettes and the student section are rooting for the same school, there have been tensions between the two -- causing the drill team to have to sit with the band during football games. It all started at the second football game of the season. The drill team sat in the student section...

Plano vs. Flower Mound Marcus Varsity Football Live Blog – Oct. 30, 2014

Plano vs. Flower Mound Marcus Varsity Football Live Blog – Oct. 30, 2014

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under Sports

A final thanks to all who have followed our live blog both tonight and throughout the season, again your final score is Plano Senior 41   Flower Mound Marcus 7.  A resounding Senior Night victory for the Wildcats is highlighted by 2 TDs each from Lopaka Yoro and Brandon Stephens, while Brooks Pan...

Plano vs. Plano East Varsity Football Live Blog – Oct. 10, 2014

Plano vs. Plano East Varsity Football Live Blog – Oct. 10, 2014

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

October 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

  Thank you to all who have followed out live blog tonight, have a great weekend. Again the final score is Plano Senior 34   Plano East 6. *GAME NOTE: Plano Senior RB Brandon Stephens had 3 TDs tonight, along with 17 carries for 178 yards in the victory. FINAL SCORE: PLANO SENIOR 34   PLANO EAST 6 ...

Wildcats hand Wolfpack first loss in intercity rivalry game

Wildcats hand Wolfpack first loss in intercity rivalry game

Cameron Drummond, Sports Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports

Overcoming long-shot odds and a multitude of penalties throughout the game, the Plano Senior Wildcats edged out a 17-14 victory over rivals Plano West at Clark Stadium on Friday night, earning their fourth win of the season in the process. The Wildcats, not favorited to win against the Wolves, started...

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