Slowly but surely, Plano West has chipped away at the lead Plano East once built in the all-time football series between the two.
There’s generally no love lost between rivals.
While that age-old adage works well in the context of most high school football games in Texas, it might not be true after Plano East and Plano West complete their 15th all-time battle Friday night at Clark Stadium.
Plano West drew the first bye of the 2014 District 6-6A football schedule and stayed home Friday night while the other eight programs tried to draw first blood.
“If I had my preference I’d rather have it during the middle of the season,” said Mike Hughes, West head coach, “but it’s the luck of the draw, and we’re going to make the most of it.” View full story at Plano Star Courier
Ninety-six minutes of game time is all the nine teams in District 6-6A have been granted in preparation for Friday night, when district play officially gets underway.
As has been the case for nearly a decade, all crosshairs are squared on two-time reigning state champion Allen, who will be vying for its ninth consecutive district title. View full story at Allen American
Plano West boys basketball alum Avery Johnson Jr.’s commitment to Texas A&M University opened the door for future Wolves to join the program on the hardcourt.
Senior D.J. Hogg was the latest to sign up to play in Reed Arena in his post-high school state, doing so after an official visit to the campus over the weekend. View full story at Star Local Media
Plano West senior Soso Jamabo posted one of the state's all-time best rushing performances in the Wolves' 63-49 win over Sachse on Friday.
On Wednesday, Ford recognized the five-star running back for his efforts on the gridiron by honoring Jamabo as the Week Two recipient of the 2014 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week in Class 6A. View full story at Plano Star Courier
For those who haven’t heard, Plano West senior Soso Jamabo orchestrated maybe the greatest single-game rushing performance in Plano ISD football history on Friday against Sachse.
View full story at Plano Star Courier
There was an assortment of star power on the field for Friday's clash between Plano West and Sachse and those players lived up their billing in a game that featured more than 1,300 yards of total offense.
But this night belonged to one player--Plano West running back Soso Jamabo. View full story at Plano Star Courier
One week after being cut by the Seattle Seahawks, Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat has resurfaced as a member of the Washington Redskins.
The NFC East club signed Jeffcoat to the team's practice squad on Tuesday. The move will mark Jeffcoat's latest attempt at gaining a foothold in the NFL, which hasn't been easy in the early going. View full story at Star Local Media
Senior running back Soso Jamabo paced Plano West to an easy 44-7 victory over Mesquite on Friday night at Clark Stadium in Plano.
The five-star recruit ran for 120 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries, gaining all but six of his yards in the first half. He took a screen pass 54 yards for another score and is already halfway to his touchdown total from a year ago. View full story at Mesquite News
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.