Eyes on the Target

Eyes on the Target

McKenna Alexander

December 19, 2013

There are a large number of students at West who participate in sports—volleyball, basketball, football, soccer, tennis, swimming and more. But there are a few students who are involved in unique sports. A person who falls under this category is junior Zack Kocurek, who has been an archer since the...

West Hockey Hopes for Fourth Consecutive State Championship

Danny Rozen

December 19, 2013

They are slick, they are quick, and they know how to win. The hockey team has experienced plenty of success in recent years, having won three state championships in the last four years. They are  keeping up with the winning trend this season, having been undefeated in their first six games. Varsity...

All-Star Mitchell

All-Star Mitchell

Danny Rozen

October 17, 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, Mickey Mitchell has arrived. One of the most sought-after basketball players in the area is here at West, eager to contribute his talents to the Wolves. Mitchell became infatuated with basketball when he was a toddler, and has been playing ever since. “I started playing basketball...

Tennis Team Wins 14th District Title

Tennis Team Wins 14th District Title

Jake Plotkin

October 17, 2013

The tennis team has dominated high school tennis the last couple of years. They are going for their 14th straight District title and they have a long road ahead of them. “The main reason for our success in the past couple of years has to be the coaches’ strategy and the all-around good players wh...

Plano West Strikes Again

Plano West Strikes Again

Grace Noteboom

October 17, 2013

Although team sports such as basketball and football are more popular in southern schools, there are many other sports teams which represent West. One of these unknown gems is the bowling team, which went as far as the quarter-finals for State last year. Bowling is a growing sport, but few people bowl...

West Football

West Football

Jake Plotkin

October 15, 2013

The football team was only a couple of games away from winning the UIL State championships last year. This year, they have high expectations and hope to compete for a title again. “The team this year looks very promising.” head coach Mike Hughes said. “We weren’t as good at this point last...

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer

April 15, 2013

The girls soccer team won the district game against Allen High School, 4-0. The goals were scored by sophomore Ashley Smith, senior Brooke Ramsier, junior Tori Gates (right) and senior Taylor Jackson. This victory is just another one to add to the growing list, which includes their victory over McKinney Boyd Feb. 12 and McKinney Hig...

Boys Lacrosse Team

Boys Lacrosse Team

April 15, 2013

The boys lacrosse team warmed up on the field in Clark Stadium on April 3 before playing against St. Marks. St. Marks won the game with a final score of 9-2....

Driving Texas

Cole Bothun

April 15, 2013

Texas Motor Speedway is home to many race series, from the Sprint Cup Series to the Indy Series, and on April 13 it will host the Sprint Cup Series in the National Rifle Association (NRA) 500. The Sprint Cup Series is the pro circuit of American racing. This grueling 500-mile race brings out the animal...

Underdogs Win it All

Jake Plotkin

April 15, 2013

Every year in sports there are numerous upsets that make the top lists of all-time best games in sports history and the best plays on SportsCenter. For some sports there are more because there are more opportunities to make an upset. However, most people do not think of these upsets as something worth...

March Madness

Jake Plotkin

April 15, 2013

The best college players from around the nation worked hard all year to prepare for March Madness. March Madness is one of the biggest college basketball tournaments held every year where college basketball teams show off their talent. “Seeing the Cinderella teams win was my favorite part of March...

Know the Game

Alison Tsai

April 15, 2013

The sports world has stadiums full of enthusiastic fans, many of whom have extensive knowledge of the specifics of their favorite game. However, there are many people who have no idea as to what is happening while they watch a game. “I learned sports rules from TV and movies,” senior Zobia Iftikhar...

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