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How Are Athletes Balancing Practices and Their Schoolwork?

Royal Kaiya Noguera poses in her uniform.

Gabby Pippins, Writer

October 9, 2020

All extracurricular activities have been put on hold so far this year, but sports are slowly making a comeback. Practice has started for some sports, but how is it affecting the schoolwork of athletes along with their schedules?   “Drill Team is having practices Mondays through Thursdays in t...

Look out for fall sports

Look out for fall sports

Reo Lee

October 9, 2020

Even with the recent pandemic bringing many difficulties and extra responsibilities, the Wolfpack family has yet to let go of school spirit. Although only 50% of maximum capacity will be allowed to cheer on the teams from the bleachers, the athletics department is making sure that all precautions are...

NBA Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Celtics Versus Miami Heat

Gabby Pippins, Writer

October 9, 2020

This season’s NBA Eastern Conference Finals featured the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat, one of the best and toughest matchups yet. Here is a recap of how the series went, including quarterly scores and player stats.   In Game One, the Heat walked away with the win, but it was not easy. The Celtics ...

Swimming Team Makes a Splash

Reo Lee, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

The faint smell of chlorine, rhythmic splashing and the constant ripples across the water signifies one thing: swimming season is here for the Wolfpack to sit back and watch the action. Led under the direction of Coach Allison Looney, the annual swim season started off smoothly with the first home me...

After Week One Loss, Plano West Prepares for Next Week Against Flower Mound

Haley Derdiger, Associate Editor

September 4, 2019

After a tough loss to Frisco Reedy last week, the Wolves are planning their return home to Clark Stadium for next week’s game against non-conference team, Flower Mound, Friday Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Flower Mound is coming off a win from Thursday's away non-conference game against Fossil Ridge (Kel...

Plano West Varsity Wresting Coming off Stellar Season

Noah Karesh, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

As the wrestling season comes to an end, the team has had one of its most successful seasons in team history. The team finished 4th place out of all schools at the Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) State 6A Championship tournament and had an individual State and National champion, senior A...

Varsity Head Coaching Hire Tyler Soukup Ready to Begin New Era of Plano West Football

Coach Tyler Soukup, who was the OC at Hebron this year, was named as Plano West's Head Coach and Athletic Director on Tuesday night.

Avery Klatsky, Senior Editor

April 30, 2019

Hebron Offensive Coordinator Tyler Soukup is the new Plano West Head Football Coach, and he's ready to hit the ground running next season.

Varsity Baseball Squad Aims for a Successful Season in 2019

Varsity Baseball Squad Aims for a Successful Season in 2019

Noah Karesh, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The Varsity baseball team began their season in late February, and they have high expectations in 2019.

Wrestling Team Fights Through Another Season

Wrestling Team Fights Through Another Season

Isabelle Yuen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

On the mat, they are individuals competing to win, but off the mat they become one team ready to cheer each other on when times get tough. The wrestling team for the 2019 school year is more than just a group of athletes competing to win. “We are just really close guys,” junior Amir Momen said....

Golf Prodigy Ellie Roth Excited for New Season

Golf Prodigy Ellie Roth Excited for New Season

Avery Klatsky, Senior Editor

February 21, 2019

Junior Ellie Roth is one of the leaders on the Lady Wolves varsity golf team, and the golf season always presents her with opportunities to improve. “Fortunately for golfers, our season is year-round, [and] one of the most important parts of the game is learning to play in all types of conditions,...

Hebron OC Tyler Soukup named new Plano West Head Football Coach, Athletic Director

Coach Tyler Soukup, who was the OC at Hebron this year, was named as Plano West's Head Coach and Athletic Director on Tuesday night.

Avery Klatsky, Senior Editor

February 20, 2019

Hebron Offensive Coordinator Tyler Soukup was named the new Plano West Head Coach on Tuesday night by the Plano ISD School Board.

Varsity Basketball’s recent win streak showing potential for promising postseason

Varsity Basketball's recent win streak showing potential for promising postseason

Avery Klatsky and Noah Karesh

January 25, 2019

The varsity basketball team has won their last three games, bumping them up in District standings.

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