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After the game \\ Coach Mike Dormady visits with his team after playing Highland Park Dec. 4. After five years of coaching at this school, Dormady resigned at the conclusion of the 2020 season.

Head coach leaves after years of work

writer: Kaleb Riley, journalism student
February 21, 2021
Get your swish on \\ Shooting a free throw, freshman Kerbie Cash plays against McKinney North High School. She is on varsity which makes her the youngest one on the team.

She’s got game

writer: Hope Altobelli, journalism student
February 20, 2021
Come out on top \\ The cheer team wins 12th at the State UIL competition, making school history with the highest scores ever received. “Once we found out we made finals we went straight to practicing so we could hopefully win,” senior Kaitlyn Feece said.

Cheerleaders reflect on recent success

writer: Braelyn Wiest, journalism student
February 12, 2021
Fight or flight \\ Taking a breather from the intense game, senior Jayme Bailey eyes her next play during the Mesquite Horn game Jan. 4. Varsity won 4-0. Bailey scored two of the four goals. “Getting to be a leader on a team full of a lot of young talent makes being a senior on the team so much more enjoyable,” Bailey said.

Varsity girls soccer ranked #1 in state

writer: Casi Thedford, Adviser
February 11, 2021
On the ball \\ Freshman Bryn Geppert plays against Royse City Jan. 8. The freshman on varsity helped the team defeat the Bulldogs 4-0. “I like the challenge of being on varsity and it’s overall super fun,” Geppert said.

Born to play soccer

writer: Ellie Eason, journalism student
February 5, 2021
Pregame handshakes \\ While the announcer calls out her name, senior Kiley Hicks does a handshake with her teammate Michelle Niakundi before their game against Rockwall High School Nov. 30. Varsity girls basketball is currently ranked #12 in the state. “The best part would definitely be spending my senior year leading our underclassmen and being with my best friend,” Hicks said.

And won 

writer: Katie Borchetta, Staff Reporter
January 21, 2021
Catch me if you can \\    Running from a defender, sophomore Terrell Washington, runs the ball and gets a first down, while playing quarterback against Plano West.

Return to the Field 

writer: Katie Borchetta, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2020
On the run \\ During an after school football workout, senior running back Sergio Aguero, practices without pads, but with his face mask to abide by the new UIL regulations Aug. 17.

Athletes behind masks 

writer: Katie Borchetta, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2020
Time’s up \\ Running at the Desoto track meet Feb. 22, senior Emily Flores competes in one of her final high school runs. The track season, and all spring sports, were cut short due to the coronavirus quarantine. Flores will continue running at Cowley College in the fall.

Rushing off to college

writer: Isabella Flores, journalism student
April 28, 2020
Bench Hype \\ Ben Colburn and his teammates cheer on their team as they play against the Lovejoy Leopards for a spot in the playoffs Feb 14. The boys won with a score of 52-43 and advanced to playoffs for the first time since 2014. “We showed lots of resilience that wasn't there all season,” senior Benjamin Colburn said. “Lovejoy is a solid team, but it was our night.”

Nothing but playoffs

writer: Enoch Olajimi, Sports Editor
February 20, 2020
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