This 6,600-pound gorilla figures to garner plenty of attention over these next two years.
Not only does District 6-6A house a total of 14 football state championships, it features nine schools with enrollments of more than 3,000 students. The largest of the schools doubles as the one best suited to tack on title No. 15 for 6-6A, as Allen sets its sights on a rare chance to win three consecutive championships in the state’s highest classification. View full story at Star Local Media
West was looking to take a step forward in 2013 after making the deepest postseason run in school history a year prior, but instead posted a 6-5 campaign that culminated with a bi-district loss to Jesuit.
Even with one of the state’s top rushing duos in alum Auston Anderson and senior Soso Jamabo, the Wolves didn’t have enough offense to account for their shortcomings on defense and lack of consistent quarterback play. View full story at Plano Star Courier
This is the last of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
Plano West’s football team showed flashes of being a district contender last season.
With two weeks of practice and a scrimmage in the books, this year’s team has turned its focus into accomplishing that goal this time around.
All three Plano ISD schools will hit the gridiron for their first action of the 2014 season Friday night.
Plano Senior will head to E.H. Hanby Stadium at 7 p.m. for a scrimmage with Mesquite.
This is the 10th of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
Coming off the deepest postseason run in program history this time last year, the Plano West football team entered its season hyped as one of the best teams in Class 5A. Several preseason polls ranked the squad behind only defending state champion Allen in district.
In the coming months, the annual slate of Under Armour All-America games will be held in football and baseball, and the Metroplex figures to be represented in both.
A 39-21 loss in Plano West’s Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament opener versus Hutto had the gusto to cast a dark cloud over the Wolves’ fifth straight appearance at the event.
This is the third of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
This is the second of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.
The Allen and Plano West athletics program were among the most consistent in Class 5A and the final UIL Lone Star Cup standings reflect just that.
Both cracked the top 10 for the annual UIL honor, with the Eagles finishing third overall (74 points) and the Wolves tallying sixth (63).
In February, one of the biggest storylines to emerge from the UIL’s biennial realignment was the creation of District 6-6A featuring Plano ISD, Lewisville ISD, Allen and McKinney Boyd.
It didn’t take long for floodgates of hyperbole to open surrounding the new district.
Plano West will host its annual 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament on Saturday.
The event is one of five SQTs that are taking place across the state over the weekend, the others being in Belton, Southlake, College Station and Lufkin. View full story at Plano Star Courier
The Plano West football team advanced to the semifinals of the Frisco Liberty 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament over the weekend, falling short against Frisco Heritage with a spot in this year’s state tournament in College Station on the line.