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Football season comes to end

Football season comes to end

Laylonie Kastel & Angela Gonzalez

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports/Bleachers

The football team ended their season on Friday, November 11 with a loss to Frisco Independence. While it is a bittersweet feeling for the season to come to an end, the players and coaches are already planning for the 2017 season. “We take two days off, and then we start again,” Coach Fecci...

Cross Country Leaves For State

Cross Country Leaves For State

Megan Wysoski

November 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports/Bleachers

The North Cross Country team has been working hard, and on Friday, November 5 both cross country teams will be heading to state. “Coach Richards has done an outstanding job preparing both teams,” Coach Turner said, “The teams have progressed throughout the season.” The runners have each...

North Wins Crosstown Showdown

North Wins Crosstown Showdown

Re'a Hill & Isabel Hopson

October 21, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports/Bleachers

On Friday, October 16 the North football team defeated McKinney High in the annual Crosstown Showdown. The Dawgs won 52-21 after playing a close game throughout the first half. The game’s momentum really seemed to shift in North’s favor during the third quarter, after what Coach Mike Fecci called...

Swim Team Begins Season This Weekend

Swim Team Begins Season This Weekend

Kat Nagiel & Dante Hoelting

September 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports/Bleachers

The swim team will begin their season with the Frisco Sprint Invitational on Saturday, September 26 at the Frisco ISD Natatorium. The meet will start at 10:00 a.m., and will run throughout the afternoon until 5:00 p.m. In preparation for the meet, the team has been practicing to improve their individual...

Wrestling makes state

Wrestling makes state

Kyle Harris, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Seniors Alex Chapa and Chandler Duran, junior Justin Hartkorn and sophomores Matthew Meredith and Christian Mendez have punched their ticket to the state tournament and will travel to Garland on Feb. 13 and 14 to compete. “I wasn’t sure what to expect,” Mendez said. “I went in feeling confident...

Volleyball goes out with bang

Volleyball goes out with bang

Kyle Spencer and Kat Nagiel

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

Varsity volleyball ended the season at 19-14, earning their first chance at the playoffs for the first time since 2008. The Lady Bulldogs earned their spot by finishing third in District 13-4A, with Lovejoy, Wylie, and Wylie East earning the other three playoff positions. “It was really exciting...

Boy’s basketball ending successful regular season

Boy’s basketball ending successful regular season

Kyle Harris, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

The boy’s basketball team has once again displayed why they are number one in the district this year by defeating opponents week after week. The bulldogs have set high goals for themselves this basketball season. “Coming into the season we have five goals: winning playoffs, number two being...

Football makes school history

Football makes school history

Leah Jones, Guest Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

For the first time ever, the varsity football team earned the title of district champions. At the beginning of the season, the team walked onto the field with a previous record of 3-4, but by the end of the season, their district record was 5-2, losing only to Sherman and Wylie. “Last year was...

Homecoming week filled with firsts

Shelby Findley and Kathryn Hughes

October 29, 2013


Filed under Headlines/News, Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

  New themes and new pre-game festivities made this year's homecoming a week of firsts. Student council put together a week filled with activities and new and different themes which were quite different from years past. "We had to make the themes relatable to the circus theme that we ...

Cyclist rides for MS

Cyclist rides for MS

Kristofor Horst, Co-Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports Center, Sports/Bleachers

A bike ride of 150 miles stands as a daunting task for cyclists, but junior Madison Blumenthal tackled this challenge to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). “It’s more about the fundraising than it was about cycling,” Blumenthal said. Blumenthal signed up for the...

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