Student Athlete Sprints Off to State

Student Athlete Sprints Off to State

Jennifer Cotter, Senior Editor

December 9, 2014

All of his training had led up to that moment. With a time of 14:59 in the three-mile run, senior Jason Vincze qualified for cross country at State. The meet was held on Nov. 8 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Vincze had been waiting for this race and now cannot wait for the road that lies ahead. “I...

West Playoffs

Daniel Gooding, Daniel Gooding

December 9, 2014

The football team went into the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Playoffs riding the momentum of one of the most remarkable seasons in the school’s history. The team’s record of 8-2 was a clear indication that the Wolves would be on the prowl come playoff time. West met its first foe at ...

Running Wolves

Janice Zhou, Senior Editor

November 5, 2014

On Nov. 1, the boys and girls cross country team will be competing at the Region 1 Cross Country Meet at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. “We've been working really hard this year to be able to advance far,” senior Tera Young said. Motivation is key when it comes to these competitions. Staying...

Student Golfer Tees Up

October 30, 2014

Serving Up a New JV Volleyball Coach

Serving Up a New JV Volleyball Coach

Tiffany Su, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Quinn McKee, or Coach McKee, is a different kind of teacher. Although recently graduated from Austin College, McKee is coaching the currently undefeated junior varsity (JV) volleyball team while simultaneously teaching history. McKee began playing volleyball the same year many students were born, 1997,...

Tyler Davis Headed to Aggieland

Tyler Davis Headed to Aggieland

Haley Pevsner, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

For most high school seniors, the college admissions process is a stressful and scary time characterized by tediously applying to schools all over the country and anxiously awaiting an acceptance or rejection letter. However, this is not a worry for senior Tyler Davis, who has already committed to Texas...

Softball Hosts Fundraiser

Softball Hosts Fundraiser

Catie Tsai, Staff Writer

April 24, 2014

For many groups at West, fundraising plays a major role in the program’s ability to run smoothly and fund activities. Last month, the softball team hosted the 2014 Texas State Movers Wolf Pack Classic Tournament, their biggest fundraiser of the year. “The fundraiser is important because we have...

Lacrosse Rises to the Occasion

Jake Plotkin, Staff Writer

April 22, 2014

Lacrosse is a sport that requires teamwork, hard work and commitment. The varsity lacrosse team, whose season started in February, is busy preparing for their next district game on April 16 against Highland Park. “The thing I enjoy most about lacrosse is the intense speed, along with the friendships...

Cheerleaders Up School Spirit

Cheerleaders Up School Spirit

Olivia Keomoungkhoun, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

All the way at the front of the rowdy student section stand the Plano West cheerleaders, encouraging the crowd and the teams. Throughout the entire year, the cheerleaders have motivated the Wolfpack during pep rallies and games, showing undying spirit through their love for the teams and school. “We...

West Going Against the District’s Best

Jake Plotkin, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

The University Interscholastic League recently realigned the districts during the 2014-2015 school year. The biggest change that has caught schools off guard is the addition of the newest class, 6A. Class 6A consists of Plano West, Plano Senior, Plano East, Allen, McKinney Boyd, Lewisville, Flower Mound,...

Soccer Season: Boys and Girls Teams Meet Success

Danny Rozen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2014

The Boys: For the boys soccer team, this year is about redemption. After two seasons ended short of expectations, the team is ready for a fresh start. “For the past few seasons, we have not been doing very well,” junior Harry Edstrom said. “The coaches have been working us harder and we have...

West Believes the Hype

Danny Rozen, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

The Boys: The boys basketball team started strong for the season. They currently stand with an 18-5 record, making them the fifth best team in Texas. They also have a record of 7-1 in district play. While the boys team faces some challenges with the absence of star players such as Mickey Mitchell...

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