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Basketball falls in first round of playoffs; finishes valuable first season in 6A

Basketball falls in first round of playoffs; finishes valuable first season in 6A

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 21, 2019


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Boys basketball season came to an end following the Eagles' 80-55 loss at the hands of South Garland Tuesday night. Prosper made the playoffs after finishing in fourth place in the district, which matched them up with the Colonels, who were undefeated in their district, in a tough first round. South Gar...

Junior offensive tackle commits to play college football

Junior offensive tackle commits to play college football

Ana Arredondo, Reporter and Photographer

February 14, 2019


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After receiving his first offer from Colorado Boulder during his sophomore year, offensive tackle Jake Majors said he knew he wanted to continue playing football far after his high school career. Majors, a four-star offensive lineman, announced his commitment to the University of Texas on Jan. 24. ...

Senior swim team captain streamlines her way to college

Senior swim team captain streamlines her way to college

Grace Williamson, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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Senior swimmer Ana Hernandez-Flores turned her emotional outlet in the pool into a ticket to college. She signed to compete for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin on Feb. 6. After three years of high school swim, she plans to perform at the college level next year. “UTPB is pretty ...

Lady Eagle basketball anticipates deep run heading into playoffs

Lady Eagle basketball anticipates deep run heading into playoffs

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

February 8, 2019


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The Lady Eagles have been on an impressive run that saw them finish the regular season with a 24-10 overall record covering preseason and district play. The ladies have been in the middle of an uber-competitive District 9-6A where they finished in second place and clinched a playoff spot. In a district...

Dive team strives for new heights in district, regional competitions

Dive team strives for new heights in district, regional competitions

Grace Williamson, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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The dive team competed in the regional meet Jan. 31. Sophomores Parker Burton and Kalee Morgan placed fifth and eighth. The divers swept district, placing first, third, fourth and fifth, but did not place high enough in regionals to advance to state. “There were about 15 girls and 20 guys that ...

Analysis – Soccer looks ahead to district season following slow preseason

Analysis – Soccer looks ahead to district season following slow preseason

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 29, 2019


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Boys' soccer has won three of their last four matches following a disappointing 0-3-2 start to their preseason. This winning streak has seen the Eagles knock off Little Elm, Justin Northwest and district opponent Plano East in comeback fashion. Friday night comeback After being down 2-0 Friday night to...

Senior kicker plays in Under Armour All-America game

Senior kicker plays in Under Armour All-America game

Ana Arredondo, Reporter and Photographer

January 16, 2019


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When Cade York first started to play football, he said he believed he would be kicking soccer balls at the collegiate level instead of making field goals. But, after attending the Kohl's Kicking Camp in July, York was ranked the No. 2 kicker and punter in the United States.   The Louisiana State Unive...

Sophomore golfer heads to college-level tournament

Sophomore golfer heads to college-level tournament

Grace Williamson, Reporter

January 16, 2019


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Sophomore Haili Moore is approaching this tournament just like it's any other. But, her nerves remind her that it's one of the biggest competitions of her high school golf career - so far. In her second year of high school, Moore was selected by the First Tee of North Florida to compete Jan. 13-19 i...

Analysis – Basketball continues consistent play through winter break, beyond

Analysis – Basketball continues consistent play through winter break, beyond

Zach Markey, Sports Writer and Editor

January 14, 2019


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Basketball finished winter break with an above-average six wins in eight games. Although students were absent from school, the team still played multiple district games and participated in the Dallas Independent School District Holiday Invitational. To start off winter break, the Eagles fell to an impressive...

Girls’ cross country – A job well-run

Girls’ cross country – A job well-run

Grace Williamson, Reporter

December 18, 2018


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Aubrey O’Connell, 17:59. Sadie-Leigh Gonzales, 19:12. Tatum Castillo, 19:21. Madison Christy, 19:36. Emily Kern, 20:13. Alexis Svoboda, 20:17. Kirstin Towle, 22:02. Girls cross country made district history when they attended Nike Cross Nationals for the first time. The team placed 20th overall, rank...

Analysis – Basketball looks to bounce back from 2 losses against Richardson, The Colony

Analysis – Basketball looks to bounce back from 2 losses against Richardson, The Colony

Zach Markey, Sports Columnist and Editor

December 14, 2018


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Varsity basketball lost two games against difficult opponents Richardson (8-2) and The Colony (12-1) this past Friday and Tuesday nights. The Eagles fell against Richardson by a score of 63-49 and The Colony 60-46. Prosper now drops to a 6-7 record 13 games into the season, and the Eagles find themselves...

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