McKinney Boyd entered Friday night’s road matchup with Plano West staring down the barrel of a potential 0-3 start in District 6-6A action. When senior quarterback Grant Restmeyer went down with an injury and the Broncos trailing, 24-20, at with 7:54 left in the third quarter, thoughts of leaving Clark Stadium with another loss might have crept up in the minds of the team’s faithful.
Varsity Scoreboard. Friday’s Results Allen defeats Plano Senior, 65-0 Plano East defeats Plano West, 36-8.
Plano West threatened to steal momentum away from Plano East with a touchdown as time expired before the half in Friday night’s District 6-6A rivalry matchup at Kimbrough Stadium.
Fifteen chapters of the Plano East and Plano West football rivalry have come and gone. The 16th will commence at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kimbrough Stadium, where the Wolves, despite trailing in the overall head-to-head matchup in the series (9-6) will look to make it five straight wins over the Panthers.
As is the case with several high school sports, district play is here all too soon for 6-6A. Last Friday marked the first of eight weeks of district action, with teams logging a mere two games to work with beforehand.
Sachse's reputation is built on its abundance of offensive play makers and their quick-strike capabilities. For much of Friday's game against Plano West, though, the Mustangs relied on a more methodical approach, putting together a number of productive, time-consuming drives.
lano West’s defense forced three turnovers and held Mesquite to under 250 yards of total offense in their first win of the season last week.
A much bigger test is coming.
Plano West unveiled a fresh look on Friday with a number of new starters and a new head coach in Scott Smith.
But it was the same old story when it came to facing Mesquite.
Varsity Schedule Friday Allen vs. Denton Guyer, 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Stadium Lake Highlands at Plano East, 7:30 p.m. at Kimbrough Stadium Tyler John Tyler at Plano Senior, 7:30 p.m. at Clark Stadium Plano West at Mesquite, 7:30 p.m. at Hanby Stadium
Plano West enters the 2015 football season with high hopes after a 9-3 campaign a year ago.
With big-time changes from the 2014 squad apparent, though, following up with a similar mark will take a buy-in at every level.
With almost two weeks of fall football practices in the books, teams continue the build to the end of the month when the regular season officially begins.
The BLUE NATION got a rousing kickoff to their football season last night, with the unveiling of their new slogan for the 2015 campaign: “All In – 100%!” New Head Coach and Athletic Director Scott Smith addressed over 200 players, parents, and supporters at a Plano West Quarterback Club kickoff meeting held at the Plano West. He stressed the importance of parents, fans, and the Booster Club being involved in the program, and urged all present to join the Plano West Quarterback Club as soon as possible.
The first year of athletics is in the books for District 6-6A, with everything from state championships to classic games and standout individual and team performances strewn throughout.
Projections are one of my favorite past times as a sports writer.
Last summer, I had the opportunity to look at five athletes I felt were underrated on the local high school circuit heading into their upcoming season (look for a similar edition of that concept later this summer).
The final phase of the 2015 7-on-7 season went off without a hitch Friday and Saturday with the playing of the Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament.