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August 17, 2014, Plano Star Courier

66 Questions for District 6-6A: Week 10

This is the 10th of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.

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August 17, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Return to form: Camaraderie, competitive fire persist from West’s first set of fall practices

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.

Courtesy of an underwhelming season that culminated in a bi-district loss to Jesuit, coupled with a move to District 6-6A, that’s no longer an issue for this year’s set of Wolves.

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July 24, 2014, Allen American

Local football, baseball standouts selected for Under Armour games

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.

On Aug. 16, 36 of the country's top baseball prospects will take to the diamond at Wrigley Field for the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game. Already on tap to participate is Plano Senior senior Mitchell Hansen, whose offseason has already included an appearance in the 2014 Tournament of Stars in June and an upcoming tryout for the U18 national team on Aug. 23-29. 

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July 17, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Blue Nation in College Station: Wolves rebound from rocky start at 7-on-7 state tournament

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.

But back-to-back victories in Pool K action turned things around quickly for West, which recorded wins over Cypress Woods and Byron Nelson in succession to reach the championship bracket.

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June 29, 2014, Allen American

66 Questions for District 6-6A: Week 3

This is the third of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.

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June 22, 2014, Allen American

66 Questions for District 6-6A: Week 2

This is the second of an 11-part installment previewing District 6-6A.

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June 18, 2014, Allen American

Allen, Plano West finish in top six for UIL Lone Star Cup

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).

The Lone Star Cup is annually awarded to one school in each UIL classification through a point system based on team performance in district and postseason success.

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June 18, 2014, Allen American

66 Questions for District 6-6A: Week 1

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.

That’s not to say folks are wrong. During the 2013-14 school year alone, five team UIL Class 5A State Championships were captured by schools that will occupy 6-6A next season and at least one 6-6A program has won a state title each of the past 10 years.

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June 2, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Plano West 7-on-7 state qualifying tournament pools set

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.

A number of local teams will vie for a spot at the state tournament in College Station by virtue of a top-two finish. Frisco Heritage, which qualified at the Frisco Liberty SQT, already locked up a spot in College Station.

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May 28, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Wolves reach semifinals at first 7-on-7 SQT: Heritage beats West, grabs state tournament spot

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.

The Wolves jumped out to a quick lead against the Coyotes, but fell victim to three straight unsuccessful drives before halftime that tipped the scales in Heritage’s favor. West kept things close in the second half, but lost, 36-25.

According to West quarterbacks coach Kelly Mercer, though, it was a successful first appearance in a 7-on-7 SQT for the Wolves.

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May 16, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Reps and depth: Wolves eye battles in trenches, defensive improvement at last spring scrimmage

Plano West’s quest for a third consecutive playoff appearance will officially begin in the fall.

Friday at Clark Stadium, though, the Wolves completed a necessary step toward that goal – their fourth and final scrimmage of the spring.

According to head coach Mike Hughes, West got the necessary amount of time together both on and off the field to feel confident heading into the summer months leading into the Wolves joining District 6-6A next season.

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May 12, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Plano West alum Jeffcoat joins Seahawks as UDFA

Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat, like the rest of the University of Texas prospects this year, went undrafted over the weekend in the 2014 NFL Draft.

It didn't take him long to find a home.

Shortly after the conclusion of the seventh and final round on Saturday, Jeffcoat tweeted that he signed with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.

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May 8, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Jeffcoat preps for pros: Plano West grad on the brink of beginning NFL career

Plano West alum Jackson Jeffcoat had to beg and plead for his parents to let him play football in the sixth grade.

Sixteen years and a truckload of on- and off-field accolades later, the University of Texas senior will likely take the next – and most profound – step of his football career by week’s end, as the 2014 NFL Draft runs Thursday-Saturday.

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April 25, 2014, Plano Star Courier

PISD football through and through: Plano East coaching job a dream come true for McCullough

On Wednesday, Joey McCullough was introduced as the next head coach of Plano East football.

Although that day marked the Panthers’ first glimpse of their new leader, the seeds for McCullough’s ascension to his first-ever head coaching gig were planted well before any of his players at East were even born.

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April 23, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Plano East names alum Joey McCullough new head football coach

A longtime staple in the Plano ISD football scene, Joey McCullough has been named the new head coach at Plano East.

An East alum who has logged 22 years on the coaching circuit, all but one of which have come within PISD. McCullough served as an assistant coach with the Panthers from 1994-2002 before taking the same job across town at Plano West. In those 12 years, he served as the Wolves’ offensive line coach and running game coordinator, which annually boasts one of the top rushing attacks in the Metroplex.

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April 1, 2014, Plano West Quarterback Club

Spring Kickoff Meeting and Lift-a-Rama set for April 14th

What:      Plano West Quarterback Club Kick Off Meeting
When:     Monday, April 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Where:    Plano West SAC (indoor practice facility)
Who:       You!

Hello Wolfpack! Please make sure you attend the Kick Off Meeting for the Plano West Quarterback Club. It is mandatory attendance for all parents of Plano West Varsity and Junior Varsity players in 2014 and a great opportunity to find out what is going on for all the future Wolves and their parents! If you are in the Blue Nation, you’re invited!

The Kick Off Meeting is being held in conjunction with the Spring Lift-a-Thon. All our players have been working hard in the offseason to get bigger and stronger and this is their chance to show us what they’ve got!

Here’s the schedule:
5:30 – Pizza available for players ($1.00 per player. Pizza for players only)
6:00 – 6:30 – Parents browse information stations, join the club and purchase items
6:30 – 7:00 – Quarterback Club Kick Off meeting
7:00 – Lift-A-Thon

We need to see you there!

ONE TEAM! ONE DREAM! BLUE NATION!

Go Wolves!!!
Rob and Sharon Clark
2014 PWQBC Captains

February 16, 2014, Allen American

Stand up and cheer: Ranking the District 10-5A student sections

Just the talent alone is enough to want to sit down and take in a District 10-5A basketball game on a Tuesday or Friday night.

But part of what makes high school basketball such a unique experience is the atmosphere – specifically the section in the stands allotted to the student body. Every game, hundreds of students pour into the stands to show their devotion and support for their respective teams.

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February 7, 2014, Plano Star Courier

National Signing Day interview with Plano West RB, Northwestern commit Auston Anderson

Plano West senior running back Auston Anderson had a standout career for the Wolves, one that coincided with the school’s deepest playoff appearance to date when he was a junior.

Over the past three seasons, Anderson has complied over 2,800 rushing yards and scored 30 touchdowns on the gridiron.

He officially committed to Northwestern and head coach Pat Fitzgerald’s football team on Wednesday, the fulfillment of a year-long pledge to the Wildcats and the Big Ten.

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February 6, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Leaving the pack behind: 16 Wolves ink LOIs on National Signing Day

Among Plano ISD schools, Plano West will go down as having the largest number of students represented on National Signing Day.

Sixteen Wolves and Lady Wolves took their first official step toward collegiate athletics Wednesday by signing a National Letter of Intent.

Six different sports were represented among the students, but soccer (seven) and football (six) took up most of the list.

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February 6, 2014, Allen American

COLUMN: Dual diamonds in the rough: High school or not, two-sport stars still move the needle

While watching Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hold up the Lombardi Trophy in celebration of winning Super Bowl XLVIII, one steady thought resonated through my mind.

And it has nothing to do with the fact that Wilson, just a second-year pro, has already climbed to the top of the NFL mountain.

“That guy is a member of the Texas Rangers,” I said to myself.

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February 3, 2014, Allen American

District 6-6A 2014 football schedule

The UIL held its biennial realignment Monday morning, announcing the state’s new athletic districts. These will take effect for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years.

District 6-6A will feature nine teams, including Allen, Flower Mound, Hebron, Lewisville, Marcus, McKinney Boyd, Plano East, Plano Senior and Plano West.

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February 3, 2014, Celina Record

2014-16 UIL Realignment: New athletic districts revealed this morning

The UIL held its biennial realignment Monday morning, announcing the state's new athletic districts. These will take effect for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years.

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January 31, 2014, Allen American

2013 All-Collin County Football Team

From August through December, the high school football teams within Collin County waged no shortage of high-quality action on the gridiron.

For the last decade, Star Local Media has paid tribute to that action through the All-Collin County Football Team. Another year of football produced another slew of standout players within the county. Below, those student-athletes are commended for their achievements on the football field with the 11th annual All-Collin County Football Team.

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January 29, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Change of plans: West OL White decommits from Lamar, headed to Naval Academy

Plano West senior offensive lineman Zach White verbally committed to Lamar University earlier this month, but reminded us all why verbals mean nothing.

White said Tuesday night that he has decommitted from the Cardinals and has instead pledged his services to the Naval Academy after high school.

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January 20, 2014

Congratulations go out to nine members of the Plano West football team who were named to the Texas High School Coaches All-Academic (THSCA) team this spring.

Wolfpack members that were honored include the following:

1st Team
Peter Cimino
Alex Hairston
Jesse Palmer
2nd Team
Cody Arledge
Parker Dunn
Thomas Freyman
Peyton Young
Honorable Mention
Nick Casten
Hooman Jahromi
     

To be nominated for Academic All-State, a student must be:

  • an athlete, student trainer or manager in good standing with the team
  • of good moral character
  • a senior
  • have an overall grade point average of 92 or above (including courses from grades 9-11 and courses completed from grade 12). Weighted GPAs accepted.

Congratulations to our senior Wolfpack All-Academic team members! GO WOLFPACK!

January 17, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Big man on campus: White turns standout West career into Lamar commitment

Plano West has been home to one of the area’s most dominant rushing attacks over the past two seasons.

Much of the credit lies with two running backs (senior Austin Anderson and junior Soso Jamabo) and a graduated quarterback (Travis Korry) but any coach will tell you the key to successfully running the football is found at the line of scrimmage.

Enter senior offensive lineman Zach White, who verbally committed to Lamar University last week after three years as a stalwart along the Wolves’ offensive line.

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January 10, 2014, Plano Star Courier

Plano West OT White verbally commits to Lamar University

National Signing Day is less than a month away for the Class of 2014, but Plano West senior offensive tackle Zach White took some excitement away from his big reveal by verbally committing to Lamar University on Wednesday.

White has been a staple on the Wolves' offensive line for the past two seasons; West featured two 1,000-yard rushers (senior Austin Anderson and junior Soso Jamabo) in each of those campaigns.

For his accomplishments on the field, White was also named first team all-district 10-5A in 2012 and 2013.

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December 30, 2013, Allen American

2013 District 10-5A All-District Football Team

Superlatives

  • District MVP: Kyler Murray (Allen, QB, Jr.)
  • Player of the Year – Offense: Dedrick Scrivens (McKinney Boyd, RB, Jr.)
  • Player of the Year – Defense: David Griffith (Plano Senior, LB, Sr.)
  • Newcomer of the Year – Offense: Brandon Stephens (Plano Senior, RB, So.)
  • Newcomer of the Year – Defense: Jaylon Jones (Allen, DB, So.) and Ramon Readus (McKinney Boyd, DL, So.)
  • Coach of the Year: Tom Westerberg (Allen)

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November 26, 2013, Vype

Kyler Murray, Dedrick Scrivens, David Griffth headline 10-5A All-District Team

The All-District 10-5A honors were unanimous among the coaches — for good reason. With Allen junior quarterback Kyler Murray named the Most Valuable Player, McKinney Boyd running back Dedrick Scrivens selected as Offensive Player of the Year and Plano linebacker David Griffith named Defensive Player of the Year, few districts anywhere could have a higher regarded top three.

Murray led Allen to its eighth-consecutive district championship as the returning starter following a sophomore season of guiding Allen to the Class 5A Division I state title. One of the nation’s top recruits for the Class of 2015, Murray missed a district game with a bruised foot but as Allen heads into the second week of the state playoffs has already thrown for 2,631 yards and 32 touchdowns.

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November 22, 2013, Star Local Media | Plano Star Courier

Little high, little low: West fails to reach football potential

It was a season of unrealized potential for the Plano West football team.

Entering the campaign with a roster full of Division I-level talent and motivation to build on the deepest playoff run in school history, the Wolves (6-5, 2-3 District 10-5A) were expected to be a legitimate contender in the Class 5A state championship race.

Instead, Jesuit sent West home in the bi-district round.

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November 16, 2013, Star Local Media | Plano Star Courier

Missed opportunities: Penalties, late drive doom Wolves in playoff thriller with Jesuit

As Friday night’s 5A Division II bi-district showdown between Plano West and Jesuit wore on, the prevailing feeling was that the last team with the ball would wind up advancing in the playoffs.

That honor belonged to the Rangers (8-3, 6-1 District 9-5A), who ran out the clock in a 48-41 win over the Wolves (6-5, 2-3 10-5A) and will move on to the area round of the postseason.

“You’re not going to win many games when a team scores 48 points on you,” said Mike Hughes, Plano West head coach. “If you score 41 points, you ought to win.”

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November 12, 2013, Star Local Media | Plano Star Courier

Running Wolves: Plano West poised to ride momentum, rushing attack into 5A playoffs

It’s been an up-and-down year for the Plano West football team, but every program in the state that makes the postseason has the slate wiped clean at this point in the season.

And that makes West (6-4, 2-3 10-5A) a dangerous opponent for any team in the Division II-5A playoffs.

Thanks to a 42-17 win over district 10-5A rival Plano East in Friday night’s regular-season finale, the Wolves are headed back to the dance just one year removed from the best postseason performance—a trip to the state quarterfinals—in school history.

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November 9, 2013, Star Local Media | Plano Star Courier

West wakes up: Wolves run for 414 yards in 42-17 win over Plano East

You just never can tell in a rivalry game.

Down 17-6 at intermission, the Plano West football team scored four touchdowns in a span of 7:57 to stun Plano East, 42-17, at Kimbrough Stadium Friday night.

Paced by senior running back Auston Anderson’s 214 rushing yards and another 126 from junior tailback Soso Jamabo, West finished with 414 yards on the ground and thoroughly dominated East in all aspects of the game after halftime.

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November 4, 2013, Star Local Media | Allen American

Winners take all: Plenty at stake in final football week of regular season

The Allen football team has been ranked No. 1 in the Class 5A AP state poll since the beginning of the season.

The Eagles have backed up that standing with an unblemished 9-0 record, including a 4-0 run through District 10-5A where they have won each game by at least 23 points.

And as the final game of the regular season approaches, the Eagles still haven’t won the outright district championship – yet.

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November 2, 2013, Star Local Media | Plano Star Courier

Wildcats wear out Wolves: Plano nabs playoff berth with rivalry win

A timely special teams stop by the Plano West football team sent the Wolves into the locker room in high spirits Friday night at Clark Stadium.

Plano Senior assured it was all downhill from there, clamping down on the Wolves over the final two quarters for a 24-7 victory that scored the Wildcats a playoff berth.

“Last year we made the playoffs, but kind of limped in,” said Jaydon McCullough, Plano head coach. “This group here finishes and it all started back in January. Bear Bryant said it best: ‘Don’t show me the will to win. Show me the will to prepare.’

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October 24, 2013, Star Local Media

Off the schneid: Wolves break away late for first district win

The midpoint of the fourth quarter Thursday night presented two of the most crucial drives of the season for the Plano West football team.

Each time, the Wolves (5-3, 1-2) came through in spades to halt a McKinney (3-5, 0-3) rally and claim a 38-20 victory from Ron Poe Stadium for their first win in District 10-5A.

“After losses to McKinney Boyd and Allen, we needed this one tonight,” said Mike Hughes, West head coach. “Now we’re in the same place we were last year and we have to treat every game like a playoff game.”

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October 19, 2013, Star Local Media

West no match for top-ranked Allen: Eagles rack up 630 yards of offense in victory

Allen scored early and often Friday night in a 77-37 victory over Plano West at Clark Stadium.

The Eagles (7-0, 2-0) were led by quarterback Kyler Murray, who hurt the Wolves on the ground and through the air on his way to 392 yards of total offense. The junior ran for three touchdowns and added four more through the air in a little more than one half of action.

“Kyler played awesome,” said Tom Westerberg, Allen head coach. “He is playing lights out right now. It’s just fun to watch.”

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October 9, 2013, Star Local News

Crystal football: Projecting the road ahead for District 10-5A

Thursday evening marks the first leg of what projects to be a rough and tumble road to the finish line in District 10-5A football.

The six teams wrapped up non-district with a cumulative record of 22-8, including a 12-3 mark for Plano ISD. That kind of balance was replicated in the voting breakdowns of the district's three staff writers, with just one point separating the three Plano schools and the two McKinney squads tying in their final tally.

Those challengers will have their sights set on Allen, which is taking aim at an eighth consecutive district championship.

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October 4, 2013, Star Local News

What a rush: West's ground game becoming a Legion of Doom in 2013

Plano West was more effective running the ball last season than at any previous time in program history, racking up 3,938 yards and 58 touchdowns.

But the 2013 Wolves' ground attack is on track to be better.

A lot better.

"I think our running game has been great," said Cody Arledge, West senior left tackle. "It's our strength so far this year and I expect it to be our strength going forward."

Evidence of that can be seen on the field and in the numbers.

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September 28, 2013, Star Local News

Wolves run past Jaguars: West picks up 364 yards on ground in victory

Any questions regarding the health of Plano West tailback Soso Jamabo were answered early Friday night.

The junior tailback, who missed much of last week's game due to injury, wasted no time showing he was healthy against Flower Mound (1-4). Jamabo broke loose on a 35-yard touchdown run on the Wolves' third offensive play, capping a drive that saw Jamabo run three times for 75 yards.

The early touchdown was a sign of things to come for West (4-1), which used a strong ground game to grind out a 41-6 victory at Neal Wilson Stadium.

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September 25, 2013, Star Local News

Close to home: Pair of locals contribute to Cowboys’ blowout victory

Nearly everything went right for the Dallas Cowboys in their 31-7 win over the visiting St. Louis Rams on Sept. 22.

The team was dominant in all three phases of the game and improved to 2-1, much to the satisfaction of more than 80,000 fans at AT&T Stadium.

A pair of locals played a role in that victory, with Little Elm's Cole Beasley and Plano West's Kyle Bosworth chipping in on special teams and offense.

"It was awesome," Bosworth said. "I've been a big Cowboys fan my whole life, so it was a dream come true with all the emotions that come along. It's just awesome."

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September 21, 2013, Star Local News

Carrying Forward: Anderson, Colmery lead Plano West past Mesquite

Plano West (3-1) is known for its rushing tandem of junior Soso Jamabo and senior Auston Anderson.

But even with Jamabo out of action for much of Friday's game against Mesquite (2-2), the Wolves showed they are much more than just a two-man team.

Junior quarterback Robby Colmery accounted for four touchdowns and West pulled away late for a 44-21 victory over the Skeeters at E.H. Hanby Stadium. Colmery was 9-of-13 for 172 yards and two touchdowns while adding 111 yards and a pair of scores on the ground.

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September 13, 2013, Star Local News

Getting defensive: Wolves force five turnovers in second straight win

The good news for the Plano West football team (2-1) was that it defeated South Garland, 35-17, Thursday night at HBJ Stadium.

The bad news was how flat West looked in the early stages of that victory.

"It's very important to come out with intensity," said Mark Cooks, Plano West junior cornerback. "I don't know if it was the game being on a Thursday or what, but we were kind of slacking to start."

"No intensity at the start," added Mike Hughes, West head coach. "We didn't come out with the same fire we had last week (a 52-33 win over Lake Highlands)."

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September 11, 2013, Star Local News

From Soso to very good: Running back's return improves Plano West's outlook

It's not difficult to get people associated with the Plano West football program to speak highly about junior running back Soso Jamabo.

"Soso is amazing," said Mark Cooks, Wolves junior cornerback.

"He's awesome man ... he is just unreal," added Mike Hughes, West head coach.

Jamabo, the No. 18-ranked national recruit in the Class of 2015 by ESPN, proved those descriptors to be accurate once more Friday night against Lake Highlands (a 52-33 victory) when he took his first carry of the season 56 yards for a touchdown. The play was then brought back due to a holding call, but still, not bad for someone making their first game appearance since injuring his shoulder last December in West's 42-35 Region II Finals loss to Austin Westlake.

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September 7, 2013, Star Local News

Home Cooks-ing: Junior leads West past Lake Highlands, 52-33, at Clark

When a team goes up 28-0 in the first quarter, they don't expect to be in a battle deep in the fourth.

Yet that's precisely where Plano West (1-1) found itself Friday night as Lake Highlands had scored 14 unanswered points and was on the move once again midway through the final frame at Clark Stadium.

Yet the Wildcats would get no further as a 4th-and-2 from their own 39-yard line ended in a fumbled recovery by junior Mark Cooks, who returned the ball 40 yards for a touchdown and 52-33 West lead. That would also be the final as the Wolves avoided their first 0-2 start since 2009.

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August 31, 2013, Star Local News

Balancing act: Marcus executes in all phases in win over West

Marcus' football team entered the season hoping to establish a balanced offense and did just that Friday in its opener; a 24-8 win over Plano West.

Quarterback Cole Erwin tossed three touchdown passes for the Marauders to go with 188 yards through the air, while running back Mark Demery chipped in 138 yards on 30 rushing attempts.

Tight end Kaden Smith hauled in a pair of scores, including a 70-yard catch-and-run for six in the third quarter to help the Marauders pull away.

Leading, 21-8, in the fourth, Marcus then put together a 15-play drive resulting in a field goal that chewed up 8:12 bringing the clock down to 3:38.

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August 28, 2013, Star Local News

The Big C: Wolves confident, but not cocky heading into season

Last year was the best season in Plano West football history.

Period.

But in 2013, the Wolves are looking to build on their Region II Finals appearance.

"Our goal is to win a state title, so we do talk about that," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "It isn't over the top, but if you have something that you dream about, you want it, you can feel it, then I think it's only natural to talk about it."

"Our expectations are pretty high," added Robby Colmery, West junior quarterback. Read full story at Star Local News

August 23, 2013, Star Local News

WEB EXCLUSIVE: COLUMN: Catch the fantasy fever: Mocking up a draft for District 10-5A

If you're playing in a fantasy football league -- or two or three or six -- this fall, there's a solid chance your draft is this weekend.

It's safe to plant yourself in front of a computer monitor for two hours, surrounded by countless research materials and take your best shot at a game based largely on luck.

It's a late-August tradition.

So is the start of high school football in Texas and seamless as that transition was, imagine if fantasy football applied to District 10-5A. Read full story at Star Local News

August 16, 2013, Star Local News

Make 'em cry wolf: West football feeling good after first week of practice

The Plano West football team feels they are one of the best teams in the state.

It's as simple as that.

"We've got real good bonding, we're starting to trust each other, we have good chemistry and that's why feel that we'll be state bound," said Josh Webb, Wolves senior defensive end.

After the spring campaign, a six-week summer workout program and a trip to the Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament in Leander, the Wolves have built enough confidence to say they're the team that comes out on top of District 10-5A this season. Read full story at Star Local News

August 9, 2013, Star Local News

COLUMN: Pigskin power poll: An all-too-early football forecast for District 10-5A

It's almost time.

With 7-on-7 well in the rearview mirror, all eyes are on Monday when football practices officially begin for Plano ISD. Some teams will begin as early as 6 a.m. while others won't finish until 9 p.m., but nevertheless, Monday is the first legitimate affirmation that high school football season is underway in Plano.

So with the coming days set to lay the foundation for Week Zero on Aug. 30, why not jump the gun by three weeks and see how the six schools in District 10-5A stack up before any of them so much as set foot on the practice field? Read full story at Star Local News

August 9, 2013, Star Local News

Country Strong: Small-town environment draws Woods to Lamar

There are more than 272,000 people in the city of Plano, but Plano West senior Chase Woods still considers himself a small town kind of guy.

It was that sense that drew Woods to Lamar University with the right tackle making a verbal commitment to the Beaumont-based program last week.

"People call me Big Country because I drive a big 'ol F-250, I love country music and I always wear jeans and boots," Woods said. "I'm like a country boy living in the city, so I was really interested in that small-school feel that Lamar offered." Read full story at Star Local News

August 8, 2013, Star Local News

Yale to the chief: Arledge commits to prestigious university

Spring practice is a time to get the younger players up to speed and for the veterans to plan for the future.

And while Plano West senior Cody Arledge accomplished the latter this spring, the left tackle also had the added benefit of forming a relationship that allowed him to verbally commit to Yale last month.

In addition to Yale, Arledge held offers from New Mexico State, Navy and Texas State as well as other prestigious academic institutions like Harvard and Columbia. Read full story at Star Local News

August 8, 2013, Star Local News

White Offered by Penn

Plano West senior Zach White has yet to play a snap in his final season with the Wolves’ football team, and he has already amassed his first college offer. The West offensive lineman was offered by the University of Pennsylvania.

Operating at right tackle for a line that paved holes for one of the state’s most vaunted rushing attacks last season, White’s efforts as a junior were recognized as a first-team all-district selection.

The 6-foot-2, 285 pound lineman has also drawn interest from the likes of Texas Tech, Rice, and Yale.

July 31, 2013, Star Local News

Summer school: West learns in weight room, 7-on-7 field

There has never been a summer in which the Plano West football program possessed this much swagger.

"We really feel like we got over the hump last year," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "People believe now and we have that confidence you want in your team."

Such confidence comes after winning a playoff game for the first time since 2004 last season and advancing to the Region II Finals for the first time in program history. But the Wolves also know what they accomplished in 2012 won't mean anything if they don't continue to work in 2013. Read full story at Star Local News

July 19, 2013, Star Local News

The Varsitys (Part II)

Wednesday marked the 21st ESPY Awards, the annual ceremony devoted to honoring standout professional and collegiate athletes and teams of the past year.

It's the sports equivalent to the Oscars or Grammys, so why not put a high school spin on the concept?

Over the past school year, the city of Plano has showcased no shortage of notable individual and team athletic achievements, so it is only appropriate to put the last season of local varsity sports into an award-winning perspective. In the coming weeks, the city's top athletes, teams and games will be recognized among nine different awards. Read full story at Star Local News

July 17, 2013, Star Local News

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cody Arledge commits to Yale

Plano West senior Cody Arledge has verbally committed to continue his football career at Yale.

He made the pledge on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-5, 245-pound left tackle was a second team all-district selection last season after starting for an offense that compiled 4,000 yards rushing. Read full story at Star Local News

July 17, 2013, Star Local News

West by Southwest: Wolves falter at Williamson Regional County Park

Plano West entered the Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament on Friday as one of the hottest teams in the competition, having advanced after its first tournament (Frisco Liberty) and going 9-1 overall in state qualifying tournaments.

The Wolves left Southwest Williamson Regional County Park in Leander on Saturday feeling significantly different.

Read full story at Star Local News

July 12, 2013, Star Local News

The Varsitys

Wednesday marks the 21st ESPY Awards, the annual ceremony devoted to honoring standout professional and collegiate athletes and teams of the past year.

It's the sports equivalent to the Oscars or Grammys, so why not put a high school spin on the concept?

Over the past school year, the city of Plano has showcased no shortage of notable individual and team athletic achievements, so it is only appropriate to put the last season of local varsity sports into an award-winning perspective. In the coming weeks, the city's top athletes, teams and games will be recognized among nine different awards.

With that said, Star Local News presents the first of three parts of the inaugural edition of The Varsitys. Read full story at Star Local News
July 10, 2013, Star Local News

Three's Company: PISD well represented at 7-on-7 state tourney

Friday marks the 12th time in its 16-year history that Plano ISD will participate in the 7-on-7 State Tournament.

But for the first time ever, all three PISD football teams will descend on Southwest Williamson Regional County Park in Leander for the final leg of the state's 7-on-7 schedule. Read full story at Star Local News

June 28, 2013, Star Local News

Hinds-sight: Former West assistant moving to PISD athletics department

After spending the past two decades coaching football, Plano West assistant Ralph Hinds is trying his hand at the administrative side of the athletics spectrum.

He'll still remain in the same school district he graduated high school from (Plano East, 1988) and spent the majority of his coaching career within, only now as Plano ISD's new assistant athletic director..Read full story at Star Local News

June 11, 2013, Star Local News

Hosts with the second most: Wolves enjoy successful home tourney, but suffer first 7-on-7 defeat

In the grand scheme of things, the host team's final pool play game Saturday at the Plano West State Qualifying Tournament was inconsequential.

Having won their first two games, the Wolves couldn't advance to the semifinals as they had already qualified for the Division I State 7-on-7 Tournament by winning the Frisco Liberty SQT a week earlier.

But those facts didn't change the team's reaction following its 40-33 loss to Saginaw Boswell to close Pool C play. Read full story at Star Local News
June 8, 2013, Dallas News

2013 Spring Football Area Rankings

Allen tops 5A Dallas-area spring football ranking. Southlake Carroll next in line. See full list

June 5, 2013, Star Local News

Three-Peat: West wins Liberty SQT once again

The Frisco Liberty SQT may want to change its name to the Plano West-Hebron SQT.

After all, Saturday marked the third straight year the two former district rivals qualified for the Division I Texas State 7-on-7 Tournament (July 12-13 at Southwest Williamson County Park in Round Rock) by advancing to the finals.

And for the third straight time, the Wolves reigned supreme. Read full story at Star Local News

May 24, 2013, Star Local News

The next level: West carries fall momentum into spring practices

Plano West football capped its spring season May 17 by holding its final scrimmage.

"We didn't do a Spring Game," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "We've never done a Spring Game since I've been here, it's more of a controlled scrimmage."

By the time that scrimmage took place, the players had already displayed plenty. Read full story at Star Local News

May 18, 2013, Star Local News

Excel-lence of Execution: Spreadsheet helps Anderson select Northwestern

When it comes to college football recruiting, most players go with their guts after making a variety of visits, both official and unofficial.

Plano West junior running back Auston Anderson went with a more practical method.

"I set up an Excel spreadsheet with different categories that were important to me," he said. "Then, I assigned points from my experience or research and analyzed the data. I wanted to find the least biased way to make this decision." Read full story at Star Local News

May 1, 2013

Golf Tournament Press Release

Details have just been released on the Plano West Football Golf Tournament. An annual tradition for the past 15 years, the Plano West Quarterback Club has used its golf tournament to both raise money to support the Wolfpack Football team, but also to support key local charities. This year, the BLUE NATION announced that the Children’s Medical Center Foundation charity will be the beneficiary of some of the proceeds of this event.

The tournament will be held on Monday, June 10th at the Tribute Golf Course in The Colony, Texas. Registration and lunch will begin at 12:30 PM, with a 1:30 PM shotgun start. An auction and awards dinner will follow in the clubhouse.

You can get all the details about the tournament on the Plano West Football website at: www.planowestfootball.org on line. Look for the tab labeled QB CLUB at the top, and then the tab for 2013 GOLF TOURNEY. An information package is available for download there, or under the FORMS tab on the home page. Registration and sponsorships can also be purchased on this site via PayPal.

For more information or questions, please contact Chris Casten at (949) 632-9970, or via e-mail at chris.casten@pepsico.com as well.

Coming off their best season EVER, it is time to support your Wolf pack as they kick off their 2013 campaign: “HEADING TO THE TOP!” Go WOLFPACK!

April 28, 2013, Dallas Morning News

What's the ceiling for Plano West?

Not since the days of Rex Burkhead has a Plano ISD school been on a state-wide stage like Plano West. Such lofty expectations are fine with coach Mike Hughes.

"If you're not confident, you're not going to win a state championship," Hughes said. Read full story

April 16, 2013

KO Meeting Press Release


New 2013 Yard Sign
The BLUE NATION got a rousing sendoff to their Spring football season last night, with the unveiling of their new slogan for the 2013 campaign: “HEADING TO THE TOP!” Head Coach Mike Hughes addressed over 300 players, parents, and supporters at the spring Plano West Quarterback Club kickoff meeting held at the Plano West indoor practice facility.

The Quarterback Club unveiled new shirts, hats, logos, and other exciting items to the Wolf pack faithful as the players are just completing a great winter conditioning program. The Wolves are coming off their best season EVER, having played in four playoff games last fall, and being Regional Champs for 5A DII. Spring football opens next Monday, April 22nd.

In addition, the Quarterback Club released details on their 15th Annual Golf Tournament. The club will sponsor the event benefitting both Plano West football and the Children’s Medical Center Foundation. Kyra Barnett, Development Manager for the Children’s Medical Foundation, was on hand to address the crowd, and helped inspire the team to always compete, never give up, and continue to help others. Complete details and registration for the tournament on June 10th are posted on the website at www.planowestfootball.org under the QB CLUB tab at the top of the site.

The Wolves will have a total of four Spring scrimmages at Clark Stadium over four weeks, with the first being Friday (4/26) at 7:00 PM. The second scrimmage at Clark Stadium will be on Friday (5/3) at 5:00 PM, and the Wolf pack Spring Picnic will be held that evening after this scrimmage (about 7:30 PM) at the Plano West indoor practice facility on the campus. The third scrimmage will be on Friday (5/10) at 5:00 PM, and the final one will be held on Thursday (5/17) at 7:00 PM.

Go WOLFPACK!

February 6, 2013,

Five Plano West Players Sign National Letters of Intent

Congratulations to five of our Wolfpack on their signing of national letters of intent to play football at the college level. Pictured (seated L to R) are Mason Gentry (Southern Methodist University), Parker Murry (Sam Houston State University), Jake Wodka (University of Sioux Falls), Stephan Randall (Navarro College) and Nick Green (Navarro College) with Mike Hughes, head coach of Plano West. Good luck to our former Wolves! (Photo courtesy of Alex Lee – HD Productions)

January 29, 2013, Star Local News

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Nick Green, Stephan Randall commit to Navarro JC

Plano West football has added two more to its college football list as senior defensive end Nick Green and senior offensive lineman Stephan Randall verbally committed to Navarro Junior College over the weekend.

These are the third and fourth recent senior commitments for the Wolves after Mason Gentry (SMU) and Parker Murry (Sam Houston State). Read full story at Star Local News

January 16, 2013

10th Annual All-County U.I.L. Football Team

Congratulations go out to five members of the Wolf pack on their selection for the 10th Annual All-County U.I.L. Football Team:

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Soso Jamabo

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE: Soso Jamabo, Auston Anderson

SECOND TEAM OFFENSE: Parker Murry

SECOND TEAM DEFENSE: Jake Wodka, Collin Eberle

January 12, 2013, Star Local News

Plano West's Parker Murry, Lance Cottrell commit

The residual effects of the best season in Plano West football history continue.

This time by way of verbal commitments.

The latest to join the group were senior offensive lineman senior Parker Murry (Sam Houston State) and junior linebacker Lance Cottrell (SMU). Read full story at Star Local News

December 19, 2012, Star Local News

Break on through to the other side: West set new program standards in 2012

Prior to 2012, Plano West football had one playoff win.

When said season ended Dec. 8 with a 42-35 loss to Austin Westlake, the Wolves had tripled their previous number of playoff victories, advanced further than any Plano ISD team since Plano Senior in 2007 and were two triumphs away from playing for the Class 5A Division II State Championship Saturday at Cowboys Stadium. Read full story at Star Local News

December 12, 2012, Star Local News

COLUMN: Making a name for themselves: Has Plano West finally experienced its breakthrough season? I think so

I've been covering Plano West football since I started here in 2006.

And every year before the start of the season West football head coach Mike Hughes would say, "We want our program to make a name for itself" or "we think this program is on the verge of something big."

That breakthrough finally came in 2012. Read full story at Star Local News

December 8, 2012, Dallas News

Late INT finishes off 'magical season' for Plano West in 42-35 loss to Austin Westlake in a 5A-II regional final

Plano West’s school-record state playoff run was fueled by winning offensive shootouts. And West’s season ended in one as Austin Westlake outlasted West, 42-35, on Saturday at Waco ISD Stadium.

Westlake (10-4) advances to play Cedar Hill (10-4) at 2 p.m. next Saturday in the Class 5A Division II state semifinals.

West (9-5) kept challenging until a fourth and final interception by Westlake with 20 seconds left ended all hope. Read full story at Dallas News

December 8,, 2012, Star Local News

Picked Off: Westlake ends West's program-best playoff run

Austin Westlake (10-4) hadn't given up more than 14 points in a game since Sept. 21.

Plano West (9-5) surpassed that mark by the second quarter.

The Wolves would eventually reach 35 points Saturday afternoon at Waco ISD Stadium, but it wasn't enough as the Westlake defense came up big when it needed to most, grabbing a fourth interception in the waining seconds to secure a 42-35 victory in the Region II Finals. Read full story at Star Local News

December 1, 2012, Dallas News

Plano West loses 24-point lead but scores with 1:12 left and holds off Lufkin, 55-52, in regional semis

Plano West scored the winning touchdown with 1:12 remaining and survived a game-tying field goal attempt as time expired in a 55-52 victory over Lufkin in a Class 5A Division II regional semifinal at Waco ISD Stadium. West (9-4) advances to play Austin Westlake (9-4) at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waco ISD.

West drove 75 yards to score the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run by sophomore running back Sotonye Jamabo. Lufkin coach Todd Quick said it was a “tough decision” to have defenders let Jamabo into the end zone “but odds are they’re going to score and run out the clock.”

Read full story at Dallas News

December 1, 2012, Star Local News

Wild, Wild West: Wolves move into regional finals with with 55-52 win over Lufkin

Plano West's latest playoff victory wasn't easy.

Making program history never is.

In its first appearance in the regional semifinals, West (9-4) scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:12 remaining and then sweated out a potentially game-tying field goal at the buzzer to defeat Lufkin (9-4) Saturday afternoon from Waco ISD Stadium and move into the regional finals.

Read full story at Star Local News

November 28, 2012, Star Local News

4 high school teams having their best football years ever: With 300 plastic horns and trashcan lid banging

Plano West High School running back Sotonye Jamabo (1) puts an exclamation point on the victory over South Garland High School by scoring the final touchdown in the last two minutes to make the final score 37-27 at Eagle Stadium in Allen on Friday night, November 23, 2012.

Plano West running back Sotonye Jamabo’s walk through the hallways on Mondays has gotten a lot longer. Read full story at Dallas News

November 28, 2012, Star Local News

West, Plano West: Trip to see Skyfall the latest in series of Wolves' bonding exercises

Last Friday was not a school day, but Plano West football head coach Mike Hughes wanted to keep his team together prior to just the second area playoff game in program history.

"When you get out of school, you get out of routine," he said. "It can be hard to keep the guys focused, so we at least wanted to keep them all together so they could keep some focus even if we weren't practicing."Read full story at Star Local News

November 24, 2012, Star Local News

Where no Wolf has gone before: West beats South Garland, 37-27, for historic victory

With less than three minutes remaining, facing a fourth down from the 28-yard line of South Garland (7-5) and the game on the line, Plano West (8-4) turned to sophomore running back Soso Jamabo.

It was remarkably similar to what Jamabo faced a week prior against Lake Highlands. Read full story at Star Local News

November 23, 2012, Dallas News

Sotonya Jamabo’s 5 TDs zip Plano West past South Garland, to first-ever regional berth

Sotonya Jamabo scores touchdowns in bunches for Plano West, but the best of the bunch Friday was his 28-yarder on fourth down to seal a 37-27 win over South Garland.

Jamabo, a sophomore running back, turned in his second five-touchdown performance of the playoffs in a Class 5A Division II area round game at Allen’s Eagle Stadium. Read full story at Dallas News

November 19, 2012, Star Local News

A Plano West Thanksgiving: Playoff win means Wolves stay together for the holidays

Amidst the excitement of the Plano West football team's first playoff victory in eight years, there was one comment from Wolves head coach Mike Hughes that drew more cheers than any other during the post game.

"Looks like we're spending Thanksgiving together," he said to a thunderous response. Read full story at Star Local News

November 18, 2012, Vype

All-District 10-5A football honors Bryan Driskell, Travis Korry

McKinney Boyd senior running back Bryan Driskell and Plano West quarterback Travis Korry have been named Co-MVPs of District 10-5A football in a vote of coaches. Allen defensive lineman Byron Bonds was named Defensive Player of the Year. Plano West super soph Soso Jamabo was named Offensive Newcomer of the Year. Read full story at Vype

November 17, 2012, Star Local News

Worth the wait: West defeats Lake Highlands, 42-35, for first playoff win in eight years

The Plano West football team was locked out of its locker room immediately after Friday night's game.

The Wolves (7-4) didn't seem to care as they were too busy celebrating a 42-35 bi-district victory over Lake Highlands (8-3) that represented the team's first playoff win since 2004 and just the second in program history. Read full story at Star Local News

November 16, 2012, Dallas News

Plano West QB Travis Korry, RB Sotonya Jamabo combine for 5 TDs in 42-35 win over Lake Highlands in 5A bidistrict playoffs

The legs of quarterback Travis Korry and sophomore running back Sotonya Jamabo helped Plano West survive a second-half rally by Lake Highlands for a 42-35 playoff win.

Korry ran for 177 yards while Jamabo had 175 yards and five touchdowns to hold off Lake Highlands, ranked No. 12 in the 5A area poll, in a 5A Division II bi-district game at Cowboy Stadium. Read full article

November 14, 2012, Star Local News

Raising the Stakes: West, Lake Highlands rematch has much more on the line

Playoff football usually brings a slate of new opponents.

For Plano West, which is making its first postseason appearance since 2009, the bi-district round will bring a familiar foe as the team draws Lake Highlands at 7:30 p.m. Friday from Coppell.

The Wolves and Wildcats played Sept .7 with Lake Highlands pulling out the 34-19 Week 2 victory. Read full story at Star Local News

November 10, 2012, Dallas News

Wixon: McKinney Boyd, Plano West take care of business; 5-4A comes down to tiebreaker

Entering Friday night’s games, all six teams in District 10-5A still had a chance to make the playoffs. The possible combinations of winners, losers and tiebreaker scenarios could leave your head hurting.

But McKinney Boyd and Plano West avoided all of that by putting a hurting on their opponents. Read full article

November 10, 2012, Star Local News

Plano City Champs: West returning to playoffs after 47-28 win over East

Plano West and Plano East entered Friday's regular season finale with a myriad of playoff possibilities and tiebreakers in front of them.

The Wolves (6-4, 3-2), who fell one point short in such a scenario last year and missed the postseason, no doubt wanted to avoid any potential tiebreakers and focused on the easiest road to the playoffs: win and you're in. Read full story at Star Local News

November 9, 2012, Dallas News

Plano West rushes for 417 yards – 273 by Sotonya Jamabo – to clinch playoff berth with win over Plano East

Plano West kept its playoff hopes alive last weekend by running its way to a come-from-behind victory against Plano.
West kept on running Friday night and clinched that postseason berth with a 47-28 victory against District 10-5A rival Plano East at Clark Stadium. Read full article
November 3, 2012, Star Local News

Keyser Soso: Jamabo's late TD lifts West over Plano

The Plano West football team's offense moves fast by design.

And while time wasn't on the Wolves' side late in the fourth quarter, the unit didn't miss a beat in commandeering a game-winning drive to upend Plano Senior, 37-35, Friday at Clark Stadium.

"I told the guys to hang in there and keep playing," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "I felt like if our defense could get a stop late and give our offense a chance that they could score." Read full story at Star Local News
November 2, 2012, Dallas News

Heroics salvage Plano West's playoff hopes vs. Plano, create 3-way tie for 2nd in 10-5A

Sotonye Jamabo scored on an 11-yard run with 25 seconds remaining to give Plano West a wild 37-35 victory over rival Plano on Friday night.

The touchdown capped an efficient 11-play drive that was aided by a pass interference penalty against Plano at the 32-yard line. Read full article
October 27, 2012, Star Local News

Home sweet homecoming: Korry and Jamabo lead West past McKinney

Plano West’s homecoming game against McKinney quickly turned into The Korry & Jamabo Show.

Wolves quarterback Travis Korry and running back Sotonye Jamabo combined to have a hand in eight of West’s nine touchdowns en route to a 64-36 win against McKinney on Friday night from Kimbrough Stadium.

“Those young men played outstanding and they’re going to keep getting better and they knew they had to step it up tonight and they did,” said Mike Hughes, West head coach. “It’s a huge win for us. Hopefully as a team we’re peaking at the right time.” Read full story at Star Local News
October 24, 2012, Star Local News

West put to the test by string of injuries: But Wolves still have sights set on playoffs

When the Plano West football team took the field for the second half of Friday's game against Allen, the Wolves had a distinctively different look on offense.

That's because the team was without senior quarterback Travis Korry.

"Travis got dinged in the head in that first half and we needed to take him out," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. Read full story at Star Local News
October 20, 2012, Star Local News

Block-tober: Hartsfield stuffs two punts as Allen rolls through West, 47-25

ALLEN -- Plano West scored a touchdown with no time left Friday night versus Allen as sophomore quarterback Zach Norris tossed a 2-yard pass to senior Connor Doyle.

Unfortunately for the Wolves (3-4, 0-2) that touchdown came after 23 straight points by the Eagles (6-1, 2-0) had long since put the game out of reach. Even with West's touchdown and ensuing 2-point conversion it was Allen that was victorious, 47-25. Read full story at Star Local News

October 17, 2012, Star Local News

Proceed with Caution: Eagles not taking wounded Wolves for granted

Before the football season began and even heading into 10-5A play, many observers viewed Plano West (3-3, 0-1) as potentially being the biggest threat to Allen's (5-1, 1-0) six-year district title run.

A 55-28 loss last week to McKinney Boyd changed many of those opinions.

But that one result isn't enough to make Allen look past West when the Wolves roll into Eagle Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Read full story at Star Local News

October 10, 2012, Star Local News

District 10-5A Football Predictions

1. Allen

Allen has won its district six years in a row.

Look for this to be No. 7.

They key for the Eagles thus far has been dominance on the line of scrimmage. Paced by Northwestern-commit Brad North on the offensive front and Baylor-commit Byron Bonds in the defensive trenches, Allen's ability to cycle in several players on both lines has been the key to a punishing running attack and constant pressure on the quarterback. Read full story at Star Local News

October 5, 2012, Star Local News

West in Peace: Wolves enjoy more relaxed pace during bye week

At this point last year, the Plano West football team was heading into its second district contest, a matchup against Plano East that resulted in the first four-overtime game in Wolves' history.

This Friday was decidedly less stressful.

That's because a shift to a six-team district meant a bye for West (3-2) this week with 10-5A play beginning Friday. Read full story at Star Local News

October 5, 2012, Dallas News

Breaking down six HS football matchups that could affect playoff brackets, seeding

This week is just the midway point of the 2012 season. But it’s never too early to try to figure out the UIL’s wacky Division I-Division II format. Certain games will have significant playoff implications for teams that aren’t playing, determining which brackets teams will eventually reside in at playoff time.

So, with a good bit of divination, here's a snapshot of six games that could affect the playoff paths of area teams in 5A and 4A. In parentheses, I've placed where each team ranks in enrollment in its district. Read full article

October 4, 2012, Neighbors Go

Victory Dance

Plano West dominated Flower Mound both offensively and defensively in a decisive 47-7 win on Sept. 28 at Kimbrough Stadium in Plano. Plano West exploded with 553 yards of offense, but limited Flower Mound to only 196 yards.

Led by Auston Anderson and his 146 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries, Plano West easily controlled the game from start to finish. Anderson started the scoring spree on the first Plano West offensive possession with a three yard touchdown plunge after a seven play drive that was set up by Travis Korry, with a 36 yard pass to Zac Gideo. Korry blew the game open with an electrifying 80-yard touchdown run on the next possession as Plano West jumped to an early 14-0 lead. Read full story at Neighbors Go

September 29, 2012, Star Local News

Mr. Anderson: Auston runs wild in West's 47-7 win over Flower Mound

MURPHY -- Flower Mound (2-3) played with fire for two quarters of the team's game Friday night at Kimbrough Stadium against Plano West (3-2).

In the third, the Jaguars got burned.

The Wolves scored 27 points in the third while the Jaguars countered with 23 yards as West increased its lead from 20-7 to 47-7, which would also be the final in both team's non-district finale. Read full story at Star Local News

September 22, 2012, Star Local News

Class is in Sessions: Late touchdown run seals Mesquite victory over West

Mesquite (4-0) got a strong second-half performance from running back Junior Sessions to defeat Plano West (2-2), 49-35, Friday night at Clark Stadium.

Sessions, a senior running back, had runs of 42 and 61 yards after halftime, with the latter sealing the victory with 1:36 left. He finished the game with 16 carries for 140 yards and two scores.

"They have a really tough run defense with big physical people in there, but [Sessions] kept banging in there and late in the game he made some big runs," said Robbie Robinson, Mesquite head coach. "Junior is a good back and he had a really good effort tonight." Read full story at Star Local News

September 19, 2012, Star Local News

Dynamic Duo: Anderson, Jamabo have West rushing toward playoff return

Considering they play the same position, Plano West junior running back Auston Anderson and sophomore running back Sotonya Jamabo could have a competitive relationship.

Instead the two have a give-and-take dynamic more suited for a comedy show than a competition as the only point of contention comes from who has more nicknames.

Jamabo, known across the West system as So-So, takes the early lead. Read full story at Star Local News

September 15, 2012, Star Local News

Finger Lickin' Good: Colonels deep fried by Wolves, 31-21

The Plano West football team entered its locker room at Clark Stadium Friday night to the echoing tones of "Jump Around" by House of Pain as several players nodded their heads or even jumped in accordance with the song.

The Wolves had reason to be excited.

One week after losing to Lake Highlands, Plano West (2-1) regrouped with a 31-21 victory over South Garland (1-2). Read full story at Star Local News

September 12, 2012, Star Local News

Roeschke continues to rack up interceptions for Wolves

Plano West senior defensive back Davis Roeschke is not the tallest player.

How tall is Roeschke? It takes a moment to ascertain that information.

"I'd say probably 5-foot-9 1/2 ... maybe 5-foot-10, 5-foot-9 ... let's say 5-foot-9 1/2," Roeschke said.

But Roeschke's lack of prototypical DB size has led to a major advantage. Read full story at Star Local News

September 8, 2012, Star Local News

Touchback Setback: Controversial call halts West momentum in 34-19 loss to LH

DALLAS -- When is a touchdown not a touchdown?

Plano West (1-1) learned the answer to that question Friday night at Wildcat-Ram Stadium against Lake Highlands (1-1) as an apparent touchdown by senior wide receiver Zac Gideo with 7:14 remaining in the fourth quarter was ruled a fumble into the end zone with the Wildcats recovering to preserve a 28-19 lead in an eventual 34-19 victory. Read full story at Star Local News

September 2012, VYPE

Friday Night Superheroes

The newest issue of VYPE has hit the stands, and the Wolf pack is well-represented. The inside cover features QB Travis Korry has one of three Plano West GAME CHANGERS. District predications are included as well, and show the Wolves having a strong season. Come out and support your Wolf pack! See full article

September 2, 2012, Dallas Morning News, Travis Brown

5A roundup (Zero Week): Plano West overcomes Marcus

Plano West 35, Flower Mound Marcus 25

PLANO — Zero Week typically brings out the flaws in young football players who have yet to experience the rigors of a varsity game.

Not so much for Plano West sophomore running back Sotonya Jamabo, who played in his first varsity game Friday night.

Jamabo carried the ball seven times for 153 yards and scored a touchdown, including a 24-yard run late in the fourth that set up the game-sealing touchdown in a 35-25 Plano West win over Flower Mound Marcus.

“The feeling was unreal,” Jamabo said. “To go out there with your brothers and go win a football game against a team you lost to last year — it’s just a great feeling.”

Both teams started hot, scoring three touchdowns in under three minutes.

Plano West tacked on the first score on a 70-yard catch and run by Connor Doyle.

Marcus responded with a 3-yard run by Wyatt Verret, but Marcus failed to make the extra point.

West struck twice more in the quarter on a 75-yard dash from Jamabo and then a 51-yard score by quarterback Travis Korry.

West finished the first quarter with 267 total yards of offense.

Both teams traded blows in the third. Marcus managed to narrow the margin to three, but Auston Anderson’s late 2-yard touchdown run sealed the victory.

Korry was 13-for-18 for 169 yards and a passing touchdown and finished second on the team in rushing yards with 96 and a touchdown.

Hours before the game, it was announced that Marcus quarterback Cole Erwin would miss the season with an ACL injury.

Sophomore Cade Erwin filled in for his brother, going 21-for-36 for 207 yards passing and two rushing touchdowns.

August 24, 2012, Star Local News

Is this the year: West looking for big breakthrough in 2012

Times may be a changing for Plano West football.

After multiple seasons of being picked toward the bottom of the district, many sources have tabbed the 2012 Wolves as not only a playoff contender, but the most likely challenger to end Allen's six-year run of district titles.

"We feel good about the guys we have on this team," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "Then you take the fact we have all of Shepton (High School) feeding in and will have all of Jasper (High School) feeding in as of next year and we think this program is on the verge of something big." Read full story at Star Local News

August 17, 2012, Star Local News

Early Wolves get the worm: West using mornings to hit the field, video room

In the waning days of the summer, most high school kids are still asleep at 7 a.m.

Plano West football players, however, are making their way out to the field for fall practices, which began Monday.

"What kid doesn't love summer," said Jake Wodka, West senior linebacker. "I had a great summer and plenty of fun, but now I'm ready to put the pads on."

The Wolves couldn't put their pads on until Friday, but started practice Monday. Read full story at Star Local News

August 3, 2012, Sports Day DFW Sports, websports@dallasnews.com

SportsDayHS has published coaches’ predications

SportsDayHS has published coaches’ predications for their respective districts. Coaches from each district were polled and asked for their predictions for this season’s district race. Some coaches opted not to participate.

Here are the results for the District 10-5A poll:

  1. Allen
  2. Plano East
  3. Plano West
  4. Plano
  5. McKinney Boyd
  6. McKinney
July 25, 2012, Plano Star Courier

Mission Accomplished ... sort of: West wins one on Saturday, but goes no further

The main goal for the Plano West 7-on-7 team all summer was to win a game on Day 2 of the Division I FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament.

The Wolves achieved that goal Saturday in College Station.

But that one win, which propped the team up to 15-0 in state qualifying tournaments and the state tournament itself, was all the Wolves got as they were eliminated by LaPorte in the Round of 16.

"Our goal was to win on Saturday because we had never done that before," said Kelly Mercer, West offensive coordinator. "But I thought that was a low goal for this team and the boys did too because they thought they could win the whole thing." Read full story at Plano Star Courier

June 19, 2012, WarhawkReport Staff, WarhawkReport.com Staff Writer

“Murry Makes it Happen!”

In the 2011 season, running back Carlos Wiggins rushed for over 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns to help lead the Plano West, Plano, Texas, to a 6-4 record in the highly competitive Texas 8-5A district. Helping pave the way for his highly successfully season, and scholarship from New Mexico, was offensive lineman Parker Murry.

Murry himself landed first team all-North Texas and all-district honors for his blocking abilities, additionally he holds offers from Colgate and ULM, while interest is also coming from Harvard and SMU.

"I know that for me to be a standout at the next level, I need to continue to work on my blocking technique; something I do every day with my coaches now," he said. "I'm an intense player, I love to watch film and watch the game in its entirety to see what everyone on the field is doing, so I know how to act and react to different plays. I feel that this has made me a smart guy on the field and someone that knows the whole line."

All of his film watching will also come in handy this season when he steps across the line of scrimmage to play defensive tackle as well.

"This season I will get the chance to play both ways," the 6'2", 275 Murry said. "I think it's something I'm looking forward to, and I like the challenge, but I like run blocking a whole lot more."

Murry will get to showcase his talents, that landed him a Rivals 2-star ranking, more this summer in front of college coaches, while working to refine his athleticism while taking part in camps at Kansas, New Mexico, Rice, SMU, Texas Tech, and ULM.

"I feel that I'm more athletic than more offensive linemen," he said about what college coaches' comment on the most. "I really like the recruiting experience, and hope to decide by the end of the summer."

May 30, 2012, Plano Star Courier

West Rocks the competition: Wolves, Hawks advance to 7-on-7 state tourney

The finish to the Redhawk 7-on-7 State Qualifying Tournament at Liberty served as a suspenseful, exciting and unconventional way to determine a winner.

The finish came via a game of rock, paper, scissors.

After 16 teams competed for four hours, Plano West won the tournament, beating Hebron in a best-of-3 rock, paper, scissors series.

The reason the tournament ended in such fashion was because the top two finishers qualify for state; what team actually wins does not matter going forward. Read full story at Plano Star Courier

May 18, 2012, Plano Star Courier

End game: Wolves close out spring practices with final scrimmage

Over the past month of spring football workouts, Plano West has crafted a vision around its offseason itinerary.

Thursday's fourth and final spring scrimmage typified that outlook.

"We've been getting better with every practice and every rep," said Mike Hughes, West head coach. "We're ready to play. This has been a great spring; we got better as a team and we're ready to line up in play in this new district we're in." Read full story at Plano Star Courier

May 7, 2012

Plano West Wolves Assists Seven Loaves Food Pantry Derby Day

This weekend, members of the Plano West Wolves football team assisted with the Seven Loaves Food Pantry Derby Day at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. The event was organized by the St. Andrew UMC Mom to Mom group and Run On to help raise money for the pantry, which is a critical component to help fight hunger here is Collin County. It also included both a 5K and Family 1K Fun runs.                                                            

The players greeted children as they came into the event, and assisted when possible with the games on the midway. The event also featured pony rides, two bounce houses, food booths, an old fashioned cake walk, and a huge petting zoo. Rev. Janet Collinsworth was instrumental in getting the players to help out. “My son was a former player at Plano West, and I know how the younger kids love to see the high school players out working in the community!” Rev. Collinsworth shared.

“When we tell community members that there are over 100,000 people in Collin County, half of which are children, who are food insecure, meaning they do not know if they will have enough to eat, it is very hard for them to believe,” added Rev. Janet Collinsworth. “In 2011, The Seven Loaves CommUnity Center provided over 17,000 weeks of healthy food to pantry clients as well as special holiday food, back to school supplies and clothes and winter coats for kids.”

Planned as an annual event, she would like to get even more players involved next year. “With the great turn out and even more community participation, we can take a HUGE step in assisting those in our Plano community who need our help!” said Rev. Collinsworth. She also shared a special thanks to Coach Mike Hughes and his staff for their support!

Pictured players from left: Travis Korry, Chandler Morris, Andrew Mellon, and Cody Arledge. In front: Rev. Janet Collinsworth, Executive Director Seven Loaves CommUnity

 

 

 

April 28, 2012

Plano West Football Golf Tournament

Details have just been released on the Plano West Football Golf Tournament. An annual tradition for the past 14 years, the Plano West Quarterback Club has used its golf tournament to both raise money to support the Wolfpack Football team, but also to support key local charities. This year, the BLUE NATION announced that the Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG charity will be the beneficiary of some of the proceeds of this event.

The tournament will be held on Monday, June 11th at the Tribute Golf Course in The Colony, Texas. Registration and lunch will begin at 12:30 PM, with a 1:30 PM shotgun start. An auction and awards dinner will follow in the clubhouse.

You can get all the details about the tournament on the Plano West Football website at: www.planowestfootball.org on line. Look for the tab labeled QB CLUB at the top, and then the tab for ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. An information package is available for download there, or under the FORMS tab on the home page. Registration and sponsorships can also be purchased on this site via PayPal.

For more information or questions, please contact Kelly Roeschke at (972) 979-6368, or via e-mail at Kelly.roeschke@hovservices.com as well.

Support your Wolfpack as they kick off their 2012 campaign: “HEADING TO THE TOP!” Go WOLFPACK!

April 18, 2012

HEADING TO THE TOP!

New 2012 Yard Sign

The BLUE NATION got a rousing sendoff to their Spring football season last night, with the unveiling of their new slogan for the 2012 campaign: “HEADING TO THE TOP!” Head Coach Mike Hughes addressed over 300 players, parents, and supporters at the spring Plano West Quarterback Club kickoff meeting held at Plano West.

New shirts, hats, logos, and other exciting items were premiered to the Wolfpack faithful as the players are just completing a great winter conditioning program. Spring football opens next Monday, April 23rd.

In addition, the Quarterback Club released details on their 14th Annual Golf Tournament. The club will sponsor the event benefitting both Plano West football and the Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG charity. Linda Armstrong Kelly, the mother of Lance, was on hand to address the crowd, and helped inspire the team to always compete, never give up, help others, and LIVESTRONG! Complete details about the event are posted on the website at www.planowestfootball.org under the QB CLUB tab at the top of the site.

The Wolves will have a total of four scrimmages at Clark Stadium over four weeks, with the first being next Friday (4/27) at 7:00 PM. The second scrimmage at Clark Stadium will be on Friday (5/4) at 5:00 PM. In addition, the Wolfpack Spring Picnic will be held (5/4) after this scrimmage (about 7:30 PM) at the Plano West indoor facility on the campus. The third scrimmage will be on Friday (5/11) at 5:00 PM, and the final one will be held on Thursday (5/17) at 7:00 PM.

Go WOLFPACK!

April 9, 2012

Plano West 2012 Varsity Schedule UPDATED

The Plano West Varsity 2012 fall schedule has been updated and is now posted on the site. The 10/26 Homecoming game has been moved from Clark Stadium to Kimbrough stadium at 7:30 PM. The Wolfpack opens the season with a scrimmage on 8/24 versus Highland Park at 7:30 PM at Clark stadium. Two key dates this fall are the Homecoming game versus McKinney on 10/26 as well as Senior night versus Plano East on 11/09. The Senior night game remains at Clark Stadium. For the complete schedule, please check the SCHEDULES tab of the website. The JV schedule did not change. You can also download a copy of the schedule under the FORMS tab.
March 2, 2012

Plano West 2012 Varsity Schedule Posted

The Plano West Varsity 2012 fall schedule has been posted on the site. The Wolfpack opens the season with a scrimmage on 8/24 versus Highland Park at 7:30 PM at Clark stadium. Two key dates this fall are the Homecoming game versus McKinney on 10/26 as well as Senior night versus Plano East on 11/09. Both games will be played at Clark Stadium. Download 2012 Varsity Football Schedule . The JV schedule will be posted when complete.
March 1, 2012

Plano West 7 on 7 Schedules Posted

The Plano West Varsity and JV start their march to the State 7-On-7 Tournament with the release of their schedule for this spring. The Varsity and JV will start play on 3/07 at J.J. Pearce. The first state-qualifying event is on 5/26 at Frisco Liberty for the varsity, and 6/02 at Plano for the JV. Download 2012 7-On-7 Schedule .
February 2, 2012 - Plano Star Courier

UIL Realignment Shakes up Class 5A

When the UIL released its biennial reclassification and realignment two years ago, the big news was the creation of a stout 8-5A consisting of Allen, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Marcus, Hebron, Lewisville, Plano East, Plano Senior and Plano West.
Those eight teams were again a major point of discussion Thursday morning when the UIL shuffled the deck for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons, but for different reasons. Read full story at Plano Star Courier.
February 1, 2012

Two Plano West Players Sign National Letters of Intent

Congratulations to two of our Wolfpack on their signing of national letters of intent to play football at the college level. Pictured are Bryce Cottrell (University of Texas) and Carlos Wiggins (University of New Mexico) with Mike Hughes, head coach of Plano West. Good luck to Bryce and Carlos. (Photo courtesy of Alex Lee – HD Productions)

 

January/February 2012 – VYPE Magazine

Four Plano West Players named to All-VYPE Football Team

Congratulations to four members of our Wolfpack on being named to the All-VYPE Collin County/North Texas Football team. The selections include:
  1. Carlos Wiggins as Reader’s Choice MVP
  2. Parker Murry on Offense 1st Team O-Line
  3. Bryce Cottrell on Defense 1st Team D-Line
  4. Mike Mitchell on Defense 1st Team Linebackers
Date Publication Article
11/26/2011 Plano Star Courier West misses playoffs, but makes progress in 2011
11/5/2011 Dallas Morning News Plano West's victory over Plano not enough to nab playoff spot
11/5/2011 Plano Star Courier Glass Half Empty: Wolves topple Wildcats, lose playoff tiebreaker
10/29/2011 Plano Star Courier Football: West wins showdown with Flower Mound
10/22/2011 Plano Star Courier West "comes out flat" against Hebron
10/19/2011 Plano Star Courier Westless: Wolves look to move on from two tough losses
10/19/2011 Plano Star Courier Bryce Cottrell commits to Oregon
10/15/2011 Dallas Morning News No. 1 Allen survives a scare, defeats Plano West after blowing 20-point lead
10/15/2011 Plano Star Courier Turn-over-ing the Tide: Fumble, INT cost West against Allen
    Verizon Fios Community Leader of the Week - Blake Ligon
10/12/2011 Plano Star Courier Eagles to host hungry Wolves
10/8/2011 Plano Star Courier Reversal of Fortune: West loses in 4OT
10/1/2011 Dallas Morning News Week 5 5A roundup: Plano West, Jesuit score dramatic wins in OT
10/1/2011 Plano Star Courier Uncharted Territory: West wins first 4OT game
9/26/2011 Plano Star Courier Chief Wiggins: Carlos leads West to win
9/16/2011 ESPN Plano West ruins North Mesquite's perfect start
9/16/2011 Plano Star Courier Plano West rains supreme over North Mesquite
9/16/2011 Dallas Morning News Unrelenting Plano West hands North Mesquite first loss of season
9/14/2011 Plano Star Courier Destination District: West makes final stop before 8-5A
    Vype North Texas, August 2011
9/9/2011 Plano Star Courier Colonels outranked by Wolves, 21-17
9/8/2011 Dallas Morning News Thursday's roundup: Sack saves day for Plano West
9/7/2011 Plano Star Courier Running Men: Plano West, SG to employ similar strategies
9/3/2011 Plano Star Courier West anything but idle on the bye
8/27/11 Plano Star Courier Warriors have their way in win over Wolves
08/24/11 Plano Star Courier Road to Redemption: West looks to improve in 2011
08/19/11 Plano Star Courier Two-a-day is the day: Wolves countdown to Week 0
07/22/11 Plano Star Courier Wolves prepare to prowl after busy offseason
07/20/11 Plano Star Courier Offensive: Wolves unable to pile up points at 7-on-7 state tourney
06/25/11 Plano Star Courier Double Trouble: Bosworths coming to West football camp
06/15/11 Plano Star Courier Hosts with the most: West continues strong summer run
06/08/11 Plano Star Courier Making a statement: West gets going early in 7-on-7
06/01/11
Plano Star Courier Plano West Qualifies for State 7-7 Tournament
05/21/11 Plano Star Courier Unity at forefront as Wolves wrap up spring ball
05/07/11 Plano Star Courier Lucky Number Seven Loaves
11/06/10 Dallas Morning News Plano - with a clearing block from Flower Mound Marcus - reaches playoffs after topping rival Plano West
11/06/10 Plano Star Courier Taking care of business: Wildcats edge West, eke out final playoff spot
10/23/10 Dallas Morning News Hebron 24, Plano West 16
10/23/10 Plano Star Courier 8-5A's winless Wolves drop fifth straight
10/16/10 Dallas Morning News Allen 38, Plano West 28
10/16/10 Plano Star Courier Eagles continue Plano ISD stranglehold in win over West
10/09/10 Dallas Morning News FM Marcus 42, Plano West 14
10/09/10 Plano Star Courier Marauders tame Wolves, 42-14
10/02/10 Dallas Morning News Plano East 35, Plano West 14
10/02/10 Plano Star Courier Turning the tables: East feasts on West
09/25/10 Dallas Morning News Lewisville 55, Plano West 49
09/25/10 Plano Star Courier The Defense Rests
09/18/10 Plano Star Courier Wolves survive late Stallion stampede
09/18/10 Dallas Morning News Plano West blocks North Mesquite late kick attempt to win 17-14
 09/10/10 Dallas Morning News Wixon: Plano West proves its worth in powerhouse District 8-5A
08/27/10 Dallas Morning News Kicking game powers Plano West past Arlington Martin
08/26/10 Plano Star Courier West passes season-opening test
08/26/10 Dallas Morning News Final: Plano West holds off Arlington Martin, 16-14
08/26/10 Fort Worth Star Missed chances, turnovers, kicking game mistakes doom Martin
08/21/10 Plano Star Courier Wolfpack waits to unleash fury
08/12/10 Plano Star Courier Night and day, Wolfpack attacks two-a-days
08/31/10 Plano Star Courier Shoulder sprain won't sideline Smith
07/07/10 Plano Star Courier Wolfpack restarts 7-on-7 attack
04/28/10 Plano Star Courier Trio of former West players headed to NFL following draft
11/09/09 Plano Star Courier WEB EXCLUSIVE: Playoff football schedules for 5,6,7 and 8-5A
11/09/09 Plano Star Courier Bye provides West with much-needed hibernation
11/01/09 Plano Star Courier Pirates prove to be no treat for Wolves
11/01/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves hungry for strong finish
11/01/09 Plano Star Courier East, West meet for city title, much more
11/01/09 Plano Star Courier VERSUS: Plano East versus Plano West
11/01/09 Plano Star Courier Cross pledges to Oklahoma State
10/21/09 Plano Star Courier Rangers hunted down by Wolves
10/21/09 Plano Star Courier District tests continue for improving West defense
10/11/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves howl, Cats growl in PISD clash
10/11/09 Plano Star Courier West: Best defense has been good offense
10/03/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves tame Broncos, 84-40
10/03/09 Plano Star Courier U.S. Army bowled over by Jeffcoat's abilities
10/03/09 Plano Star Courier Boyd provides wild test for West
10/03/09 Plano Star Courier WEB EXCLUSIVE: Jeffcoat to All-American Bowl
09/27/09 Plano Star Courier State champs run over Wolves
09/24/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves open 8-5A hunting for district title
09/19/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves ground and pound past Rangers
09/19/09 Plano Star Courier Matchup against Naaman has familiar feel for West
09/19/09 Plano Star Courier COLUMN: 8-5A proves to be anything but down, out
09/13/09 Plano Star Courier West busts city losing streak
09/13/09 Plano Star Courier WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alamodome selected to host 2009 UIL Class 5A Football Championships
09/13/09 Plano Star Courier Consistency key to first West victory
09/06/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves attacked by Marauders, 35-25
09/03/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves hunt for win, improvement
09/03/09 Plano Star Courier Dragons breathe fire on Wolves
09/03/09 Plano Star Courier Wolves salivating over marquee opponent
09/03/09 Plano Star Courier West looking for Classic
09/03/09 Plano Star Courier Is West up to the test in '09?