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Volleyball team set to finish killer season

Volleyball team set to finish killer season

by Madison Moseley, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Bright and early at 7:30 AM, you can hear the squeaking of tennis shoes on the gym floor, the thunderous thwack of a hand slamming against a volleyball and see bodies flying to and fro. The varsity and JV volleyball teams practice 3 mornings a week. However, they aren't just a team, they're a family. Th...

Plano East Beats Plano West 36-8

Plano East Beats Plano West 36-8

by S.B Moosa, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015

Plano East secured a fourth consecutive win, scoring a 36-8 win against Plano West on Sept. 18 at Kimbrough Stadium. East marched onto the field sporting "Vegas Gold," which came as a surprise to the fans who are accustomed to the new chrome helmets. East broke the 0-0 deadlock midway through the...

Plano East Beats Dallas Jesuit 57-42

Plano East Beats Dallas Jesuit 57-42

by S.B Moosa, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

Plano East football boosted their record to 2-0 last Friday, scoring a 57-42 win against Dallas Jesuit football on Sept. 4 at Kimbrough stadium. The team made an instant mark on the match as senior Tim Wilson held onto a 63-yard pass from quarterback junior Miklo Smalls for a touchdown within the...

Baylor Bears Take Home Victory

Baylor Bears Take Home Victory

by Van Malone, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

College football kicks off in Dallas.   The new era of SMU football began on Friday, September 4 against the Baylor Bears. The Mustangs, coming off a 1-11 year are filled with energy, fueled by a coaching staff that is trying to revive a once dominant school. The Baylor Bears, meanwhile, are co...

VIDEO: Golden Girls Performance for Their Upcoming Competition

VIDEO: Golden Girls Performance for Their Upcoming Competition

February 6, 2015

http://youtu.be/MAjkBRIFMUI http://youtu.be/nHFdU4FClog

VIDEO: Student Luci Schement Breaks Deadlift World Record

VIDEO: Student Luci Schement Breaks Deadlift World Record

November 13, 2014

http://youtu.be/NMQxmNJZ4n4 Student Luci Schement competed at the WPC World Powerlifting Championships in West Palm Beach, Florida. She had an amazing day. Taking 1st place, She broke her own Deadlift World Record, and broke the World Record Total. Between her squat, bench, and Deadlift she totaled...

Gracie Gold’s Golden Sister

Gracie Gold’s Golden Sister

by Fatima Zaidi, Staff

March 7, 2014

Many people tend to confide themselves to little trinkets as good luck charms when in the midst of a time of need, or simply when they themselves have an indefinite urge for something good to happen that day. Good luck charms come in many shapes and forms, and a numerous amount of people embrace their...

Numbers Sometimes Lie

Numbers Sometimes Lie

by Matt McBrayer, Business Manager

March 5, 2014

There is an obsession with statistics and numbers in all sports. Baseball started the trend, adding WAR (Wins Above Replacement), BABIP (Batting Average on Balls In Play), and ERA+ (adjusted Earned Run Average). In football, a potential draft prospect is measured not solely on his gameplay, but rather...

To Scream Or Not to Scream: Yelling vs. Encouraging

by Matt McBrayer, Business Manager

December 11, 2013

Since the dawn of modern sports, there has been a constant debate over which style of coaching works best: critiquing the players to fix the problem or coddling the players to fix the problem. Allowing the players to hear what they did wrong is very important and the more effective way to inform them...

Punishments vs. Crimes

by BreeAnna DeNice, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

Athletes nowadays are not always capable of staying up to the expectations that are set for them. Often times punishments such as fines or partial suspension still allow the rule breaking athletes to continue to take part in their sport, ruining the severity of the discipline. Michael Phelps is among...

Running to Victory

October 23, 2013

The East Guards run the flags at the game on Friday, Oct. 18 against McKinney. The score of 35-23 resulted in a district record 1-1 for the panthers. This week the team faces the Plano Wildcats at Clark stadium. Plano Senior leads the metroplex in defense, giving up only 10 points and 174 yards per game.