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BREAKING: Dez Bryant Released from the Cowboys

BREAKING: Dez Bryant Released from the Cowboys

Avery Klatsky, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Dallas Cowboys released pro-bowler and All-Star wide receiver Dez Bryant. Bryant, an OSU alumnus, was the Cowboys’ first-round draft pick in 2010. He was released after Jerry Jones, the owner of the Cowboys, could not come to an agreement with Bryant over his salary. Th...

Lady Wolves Kick Off New Soccer Season

Lady Wolves Kick Off New Soccer Season

Whitney Patterson, Associate Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Scrollbox, Sports

With a fresh group of younger players joining the team and high expectations to live up to, the varsity girls soccer team hopes to advance to district playoffs and beyond. “We’re a really young team this year with mainly sophomores and freshman,” senior midfielder Hannah Saysan said. “It’s a cha...

A 2018 Olympic Review

Avery Klatsky, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


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A grand total of 2,930 athletes from around the globe came to Pyongyang, South Korea for 17 days of action packed events in the 23rd Winter Olympic Games. The games were something else, and many amazing memories were made for all the participating countries. The Olympic Games are where people can put ...

A Super Bowl 52 Recap

Avery Klatsky, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl Champions. Despite this upset, SB Nation reported that the Patriots were 4.5-point favorites heading into the game. However the Eagles flew away against their opponents. The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneap...

Wolves Soccer Season Kicks Into Gear

Shriya Senguttuvan, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2018


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After finishing second in district, but suffering a loss that eliminated them in the first round of playoffs last year, the varsity boys soccer team gets ready to take on a new season, hoping to advance further in playoffs. “We have a lot of potential,” senior and Captain Brett Learmont said....

Wolves Tip-off Season with Electrifying Start

Bryce Jones, Senior Editor

February 21, 2018


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The boys basketball team, one of the youngest varsity teams in the area, had very few returners from last season, which caused a worry for some fans. The team proved that, despite their age and size, they were a forced to be reckoned with. Their uptempo offense and ability to keep the ball in transition...

UIL Realignment Causes Controversy

Bryce Jones, Senior Editor

February 21, 2018


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The new University Interscholastic League (UIL) district alignments were released Feb. 1, putting Plano West in District 9-6A along with Allen, Dallas Jesuit, McKinney, McKinney Boyd, Plano, Plano East and Prosper for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years. Dallas Jesuit is one of just two private...

Positivity and Determination: Football Player Changes the Game

Jiayi Zhu, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Featured Athlete, Sports

For some football is merely a sport, a source of entertainment and an activity to put on a resume. However, for senior wide receiver Ricardo Benitez the game means everything to him. “I fell in love with the game of football when I was six,” he said. “Growing up in Texas it was a requiremen...

District 6-6A at a Glance

Avery Klatsky, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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  Team W L District Record National Rank Division Ranking (6A) State Ranking Allen 7 0 4-0 16 2 2 McKinney 6 1 3-1 571 53 100 Plano 4 3 1-3 570 52 99 Denton Guyer 4 3 2-2 394 38 71 McKinney Boyd 4 3 3-1 798 70 136 Plano East 2 5 1-3...

The Plano West Volleyball Girls Set Up the Road to Victory

Malvika Mahendhra, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


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The Plano West Lady Wolves of volleyball began their new fall season with a team filled with new and familiar faces and hope to conquer their goals and set even higher expectations. “We have a really young team, so in some ways we are the underdog in a lot of different matches,” senior Sierra Co...

Fantasy Football Unites Fans From Across the Country

Bryce Jones, Senior Editor

November 29, 2017


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Although the National Football League (NFL) has been the spotlight of major political controversy this season there is still one thing about the NFL that unites us all: fantasy football. The 17 week season is now halfway complete however, the competition is far from it. “I started out 0-3,” senior...

A Game Day In The Life

Kyle Dixon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

School football games are significant events for students, teachers and parents alike. However, no amount of excitement from the local community can compare to that felt by the actual players. This excitement comes from the fact that these games are very limited, and no one understands this more than th...

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