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June 30, 2018, Plano Star Courier

West football wraps 7-on-7, turns toward fall prep

This summer, the Plano West 7-on-7 team won only one game – a decisive, 44-0 victory over Frisco Heritage at last weekend’s Rowlett SQT. The rest of the seven-man season was a slog for the Wolves, who finished their three state-qualifier appearances with an overall record of 1-8.

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June 24, 2018, Allen American

Six Questions for District 9-6A: Week 4

The end of one chapter gives way to the start of another, and such is the case for Plano ISD, Allen and McKinney ISD athletics. After a successful, four-year run in 6-6A, those six schools are headed to Region II where they will join Prosper and Jesuit in 9-6A for the upcoming high school athletics year.

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May 31, 2018, Allen American

PODCAST: Spring Football Primers for 9-6A (Allen, Plano ISD, McKinney ISD, Prosper) and 11-6A (Mesquite ISD)

Star Local Media continues its spring football primer series, checking in on the offseason progress for its local football districts. Talk shifts back to Class 6A and a look at the newly aligned 9-6A district...

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May 16, 2018, Plano Star Courier

West spring game concludes semester focused on growth, regaining confidence

Last season, the Plano West football team failed to win a game. This spring, head coach Scott Smith said, has been an enormous step toward recapturing the Wolves’ confidence and getting the program back on a path toward rebounding from 2017.

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April 24, 2018

PW Holds Kickoff Meeting

The BLUE NATION got a rousing kickoff to their spring football season last night, with the unveiling of their new slogan for the 2018 spring & fall campaign: “T20; #Finish the Fight!” Head Coach and Athletic Director Scott Smith informed a group of over 150 players, parents, and Blue Nation supporters that is was the 20th team (thus T20) that has played at Plano West since the school opened.

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February 1, 2018, Allen American

UIL Realignment: Find out the new athletic districts for 2018-20

The UIL held its biennial realignment Thursday morning, announcing the state's new athletic districts for football and basketball. These will apply for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.

UIL 2018 District Realignment

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January 31, 2018, Allen American

PODCAST: UIL Realignment Preview and Predictions

The UIL’s biennial realignment takes place on Thursday and the Star Local Media sports staff previews the event with some predictions on where our local high schools could be headed.

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January 26, 2018, Allen American

Predicting a chaos-free realignment for Plano ISD, McKinney ISD, Allen

It’s usually best to approach UIL realignment ready to expect the unexpected. At least that’s been the case for Plano ISD and Allen over the years, where be it from switching regions, to overloading the district with heavyweight opponents, or even shrinking the district to as few as six schools, realignment never ceases to amaze.

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November 10, 2017, Allen American

PODCAST: Football Playoff Scenario-palooza

The Star Local Media sports staff breaks down the playoff scenarios and tiebreakers in play for its 5A and 6A districts heading into the final week of the regular season.

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November 4, 2017, Plano Star Courier

Rapid Reaction Podcast: Plano Senior vs. Plano West

Star Local Media sports editor Matt Welch recaps Plano Senior's 38-14 win over rival Plano West.

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November 2, 2017, Allen American

PODCAST: District 6-6A Football - State of the District Address

Star Local Media sports editor Matt Welch, Plano Star Courier/Allen American sports reporter Tim Glaze and McKinney Courier-Gazette sports editor Kendrick Johnson offer up a detailed breakdown of District 6-6A football with two weeks remaining in the regular season.

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November 2, 2017, Allen American

The Pick-It Line: SLM's sports staff predicts Week 10 winners in high school football

During high school football season, the Star Local Media sports staff will predict the winners of 10 in-market games each week as part of its annual Pick-It Line.

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November 2, 2017, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation: A Week 10 look at Plano ISD and Allen football

Plano East's win over Plano West last week was much-needed, as the Panthers now find themselves firmly in the running for the fourth and final playoff spot in District 6-6A. A date with Allen, though, may put the good times on hold, if only for a week.

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October 28, 2017, Plano Star Courier

Cross-town showdown personified: Plano East holds off Plano West in wild rivalry clash

In a rivalry game that was slated to bring out the best in both squads, Plano West failed to put the ball in the end zone with a Hail Mary pass that fell incomplete in the final seconds of play, preserving Plano East’s 45-41 win over the Wolves Friday night at Kimbrough Stadium.

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October 25, 2017, Allen American

The Pick-It Line: SLM's sports staff predicts Week Nine winners in high school football

During high school football season, the Star Local Media sports staff will predict the winners of 10 in-market games each week as part of its annual Pick-It Line.

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