Wolf News

October 28, 2016, Plano Star Courier

Football: Wildcats vanquish West, 31-6

Plano Senior escaped John Clark Stadium Friday with an ugly, much-needed win over Plano West. The Wildcat defense held West’s offense in check, and Plano took advantage of enough West errors to capitalize on offense en route to a 31-6 Wildcat victory.

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October 27, 2016, Allen American

The Pick-It Line: SLM's sports staff predicts Allen-Plano East, Coppell-Skyline and more Week 10 action

Down to the penultimate week of the regular season and this week features a number of matchups rife with playoff and district title ramifications.

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October 27, 2016, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD/Allen football: Week 10

Give the Panthers this much: They haven’t let their district loss to Denton Guyer linger. East enters Friday’s showdown sizzling on offense, averaging 62.7 points and 559.7 yards over its last three games.

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October 21, 2016, Plano Star Courier

Football: East dominates West, looks ahead to Allen showdown

As a showdown with Allen approaches, the Plano East football team made sure to take care of business Friday against an injury-depleted Plano West squad.

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October 20, 2016, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD/Allen football: Week 9

The Eagles enter this matchup beaming with confidence after their 42-7 demolition of Denton Guyer last week and catch a McKinney squad trying to claw its way into the playoff conversation in 6-6A.

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October 13, 2016, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD and Allen football: Week 8

The Pirates definitely have momentum on their side, riding a two-game winning streak built on blowouts of Plano West and McKinney Boyd. In fact, since trailing Plano East at the half of its district opener, 29-0, Wylie has outscored its opponents, 115-45.

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October 8, 2016, Plano Star Courier

Football: Penalties, injuries sink West

Wylie quarterback Emilio Ames put on an efficiency clinic Friday, while West fell victim to penalties and the injury bug. Ames threw touchdown passes to three different receivers, and Pirate linebacker Chris Shaw wrecked havoc on the West running game in a 42-18 win at Kimbrough Stadium.

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September 30, 2016, Allen American

Over before they knew it: Allen scores 45 unanswered, cruises past Plano West

A mere 14 seconds into Friday’s District 6-6A contest at Allen, the Plano West football team’s fate was sealed. Allen junior Taj Bickham carved through the Wolves for a 90-yard return touchdown on the game’s opening kickoff and set the wheels in motion...

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September 29, 2016, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD/Allen football: Week 6

The Wolves got a much-needed 38-21 victory over a surging McKinney squad to kick off district play. After a winless non-district campaign, West needed to see some modicum of forward progress on offense and did so behind 475 yards and 38 points – the latter figure more than the Wolves’ combined non-district scoring output.

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September 22, 2016, McKinney Courier Gazette

Football: West opens district with win over McKinney

The Plano West squad that took the field Thursday against McKinney was, in every facet of a football team, a completely different unit than the one that lost its first three non-district games of 2016. The defense was suffocating. Special teams was mistake-free and directly contributed to a touchdown. And the offense was unstoppable.

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September 22, 2016, Plano Star Courier

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD and Allen football: Week 5

West has wiped the proverbial slate clean from its 0-3 start in non-district, with head coach Scott Smith focusing only on McKinney and “the new season,” as he called it.

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September 18, 2016, Allen American

Crystal football: Projecting the road ahead on the 6-6A gridiron

Now the fun part begins. Over the past three weeks, District 6-6A football has plied its craft and given spectators an early gauge on just how this eight-team behemoth will play out in the coming weeks.

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September 16, 2016, Plano Star Courier

Football: West coaches stress accountability, attention to detail

A 0-3 start by Plano West could be cause for concern as District 6-6A play begins this week, but head coach Scott Smith is taking a “day-by-day” approach as the Wolves prepare for the games that count toward postseason seeding. The bye week, then, can be a perfect time for re-evaluation.

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September 10, 2016, Carrollton Leader

Week 3: West offense continues struggles, West falls to Hebron 21-3

For the third consecutive week, the Plano West offense struggled against a non-district opponent. Hebron, on the other hand, seems to be hitting its stride at the perfect time. After averaging only 16.5 points per game in the first two outings of the season, the Wolves were stymied by Hebron in Week 3...

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September 8, 2016, Allen American

Previews, picks and premature speculation for Plano ISD and Allen football: Week 3

Hebron rebounded from a season-opening defeat to Plano, where the Hawks lost by more than 30 points, to defeat Wylie in Week Two. Quarterback Clayton Tune threw for three touchdowns and no interceptions, and seems to have developed a rapport with top receiver Trejan Bridges (six catches, 125 yards, two touchdowns).

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