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Dressing Out Becomes Dressing Down

Dressing Out Becomes Dressing Down

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

April 30, 2019

The male athletics dress code faced significant changes for the first time since Tom Gray, John Clark and Tom Kimbrough who played a key role as the forerunners of the athletics program in Plano high schools. The most notable changes include a lift on the ban of earrings, facial hair and long hair on bo...

Tracking Down First Place

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

April 17, 2019

The panthers men’s varsity and women’s junior varsity teams took home first place in the District 9-6A meet with scores of 148 and 186, respectively, while the men’s junior varsity and women’s varsity teams took home second place with scores of 137.32 and 136. The meet took place in Kimbroug...

Superb Take on Super Bowl

Superb Take on Super Bowl

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

The New England Patriots continued their dominant reign of the NFL, taking down the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, on the back of a strong defensive performance in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. on Feb. 4. The Pats have won three of the last five Super Bowls, and – although it pains me to say –...

Shooting for All-American Stars

Shooting for All-American Stars

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

January 22, 2019

All-American Bowl Experience The sun shines brightly, blocked only by the figure standing at 6’2”, stepping out onto the football field. Adrenaline courses through his veins. His heart pounds in his ears. His 202 pounds of muscle can’t compare to the weight of expectations on his shoulders. The fi...

Passing it Around with Basketball

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

December 19, 2018

Throwin’ it Down with Football

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018

How Kaepernick ad helps Nike

How Kaepernick ad helps Nike

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

September 11, 2018

Nike made Colin Kaepernick the face of their iconic “Just Do It” campaign. Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, created controversy in 2016 after he began kneeling during the National Anthem in protest to what he perceived as police brutality in the killing of several unarmed African-American men by...

Tackling the NFL Season

Tackling the NFL Season

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

With the NFL season a little over four weeks away, I will be giving my opinions on what I believe will happen in each division. Although some divisions seem to be foregone conclusions, this year may be remembered as one of the most competitive seasons in past few decades. As teams that struggled last ye...

New Path

New Path

by Jacob Murphy, Co-Sports Editor

May 22, 2018

Varsity basketball coach Jeff Clarkson will not be returning next year as he has accepted the head coaching position at Prestonwood Christian Academy. Clarkson has been head coach of the Panthers since 2012, when he moved away from Naaman Forest.   “I hope to stay connected to the program even though I’m not a coac...

Sports Highlights 2017-2018

Sports Highlights 2017-2018

May 16, 2018

Football: Varsity wins against Jesuit, 41-30, at  the Cotton Bowl on Sept. 9. Senior Trey Hunter had 238 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns. “Before the game I was excited, but also a little nervous.” senior Luis Cruz said. “Once we started playing I started worrying, since it was a close game, b...