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October 16, 2021, Flower Mound Leader

Rivalry rout: Plano East runs down Plano West for 1st 6-6A win

Marcus' football team won for the third consecutive time in District 6-6A Friday, taking down Plano West at home, 37-14. The Marauders received four touchdown passes on just eight completions from quarterback Jaxxon Warren while outgaining the Wolves on the night, 514-221.

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October 9, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Rivalry rout: Plano East runs down Plano West for 1st 6-6A win

Despite coming up short in his team’s first two ballgames in District 6-6A, Plano East head football coach Joey McCullough still saw his Panthers making strides in their play.

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October 1, 2021, Coppell Gazette

Clicking on both sides: Coppell forces 4 turnovers in 34-7 win over Plano West

Coppell senior safety Isaiah Nichols has noticed a huge difference in the Cowboys’ defense over the last two games. Three weeks ago, Coppell allowed Highland Park quarterback Brennan Storer to throw for 207 yards in the first half and the Scots totaled 430 yards of offense in a 28-13 win – a game that Coppell’s coaching staff moved a cornerback to safety, a safety to cornerback and started a freshman.

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September 25, 2021, Lewisville Leader

Adrenaline rush: Martinez, Lewisville dominate Plano West in 6-6A opener

After rolling through its preseason schedule with three wins by an average of 32.3 points, the Lewisville football team didn’t miss a beat in Friday’s District 6-6A opener against Plano West.

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September 24, 2021, Lewisville Leader

Crystal football: Projecting 6-6A’s four playoff teams doesn’t come easy in parity-laden district

With three non-district games in the book, District 6-6A’s eight football teams were given a week to rest up before beginning what figures to be a fairly competitive league schedule.

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September 11, 2021, Little Elm Journal

Winning time: Little Elm’s 4th-quarter rally seals comeback victory over Plano West

With six games looming in one of the state’s toughest football districts, Little Elm head coach Kendrick Brown needed to see a moment like Friday’s non-district showdown against Plano West.

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September 8, 2021, Allen American

Streak broken: Week 2 observations around the 5-6A, 6-6A gridiron

One of the most notable results in the state across high school football’s second week emanated from Eagle Stadium, where Atascocita defeated Allen, 41-20 — a result laced with plenty of history.

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September 3, 2021, Mesquite News

Early Explosion: White leads huge first-quarter surge as Plano West downs North Mesquite

Plano West junior running back Dermot White did not have an extended night of work on Thursday. But even in limited action, he was the difference in the game.

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September 1, 2021, Allen American

Around the gridiron: Week 1 observations from HS football’s opening week in 5-6A, 6-6A

High school football’s 2021 season is officially off and running, and the first week on the gridiron wasn’t lacking in action for 5-6A and 6-6A. All 15 teams within those two districts completed their season openers — no guarantee, given the handful of games around the area cancelled due to COVID-19-related circumstances — and got to see an offseason’s worth of work put into practice in a meaningful game setting.

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August 28, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Flip the switch: Plano West, Plano erupt in 2nd half but suffer different outcomes

The Plano West football team began its 2021 campaign with the proverbial tale of two halves Friday at Wylie ISD Stadium. For as forgettable as some moments were early on for the Wolves, there were more than enough positive vibes to go around during a 42-point second half, which piloted West to a 49-32 come-from-behind victory over Wylie.

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August 22, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Team Preview: Plano West building off resurgent 2020 campaign

After inheriting a West program mired in its worst slump in program history, it took just two seasons for head coach Tyler Soukup to lead the Wolves back to the playoffs.

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August 22, 2021, Carrollton Leader

District Preview: Another year on parity on deck for LISD, PISD, Coppell in 6-6A

District 6-6A was teeming with parity in plenty of sports during the 2020-21 school year and football was no different — heading into the final week of the regular season, six of the league’s eight games had either clinched or were in contention for a playoff spot.

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August 19, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Tune-up time: Plano ISD, Allen football teams gear up for annual scrimmages

With a week of practice in the books for many of the area’s Class 5A and 6A high school football teams, the next hurdle to clear requires lining up against an actual opponent. Most teams will get that chance this week when participating in a scrimmage.

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August 15, 2021, Carrollton Leader

Tis the season: 6-6A football front-runners, MVP candidates and more

The 2020-21 high school sports year was rife with challenges for Plano ISD, Lewisville ISD and Coppell, from navigating athletics during the COVID-19 pandemic to acclimating to a revamped district landscape as part of 6-6A.

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August 15, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Around the gridiron: Fall football practices underway in PISD

Monday marked the first day of football practices for all three Plano ISD senior high schools. It was a welcome sight for plenty of coaches and players alike, continuing the grind of a traditional offseason on the heels of the uncertainty that surrounded many of the proceedings around this time last year.

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January 10, 2021, Carrollton Leader

Star power: 6-6A football standouts earn all-district nods

For the second consecutive year, all roads in District 6-6A football ran through Marcus. The Marauders swept their conference schedule once again, posting a 6-0 district record and leaving no doubt in doing so. After winning four of its seven district ballgames by 10 points or less in 2019, Marcus’ margin of victory in 6-6A skyrocketed to 30.2 points this season.

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January 3, 2021, Carrollton Leader

One more lap around the gridiron: Six things I liked, didn’t like about 6-6A football in 2020

From its upset-fueled opening night on Oct. 22 until the Dec. 4 regular-season finale where five different teams were contending for playoff spots, there wasn’t a dull night on the District 6-6A football schedule.

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January 3, 2021, Plano Star Courier

Best of the best: The year’s top stories in Plano-area athletics

With the book having closed on 2020, it’s time to look back on the year that was in Plano-area athletics. This year was like no other in recent memory, with high school sports around the country feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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