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UIL Medical Advisory committee struggles to set guidelines as sports seasons begin

A still life photo captures a basketball, volleyball and football wearing a mask. The medical advisory committee came to a final decision today on whether sports will be cleared for the 2020 year, and how Covid-19 diagnosis will be handled.

Caroline Wilburn, Sports Editor

August 7, 2020

Members of the UIL Medical Advisory Committee admitted in their virtual meeting held over Zoom today, Aug. 7, that they are struggling to put together a set of rules for high school athletes due to the constantly-updating COVID-19 information. “The purpose of the Medical Advisory Committee is to ...

UIL announces delay to fall sports for 5A-6A

A tennis racket, volleyball, football, running shoes and gloves wait to be used by high athletes. The University Scholastic League took action today, July 21, to delay fall sports for 5A and 6A conferences, including volleyball, football, tennis and cross country. The first competions for each sport will not occur for at least five weeks.

Caroline Wilburn and Christi Norris

July 21, 2020

  UIL announced that sports will be delayed for the fall 2020 semester. For 5A-6A districts, football games are delayed to a Sept. 24 start, while volleyball games are delayed until Sept. 14. However, Cross country, tennis, and marching band can compete, starting Sept. 7. "UIL is tasked...

Senior wrestler adds academic all-state honors to state championship comeback after ACL injury

Senior Rylan Bonds wrestles his opponent during the competition for the state champion title. Bonds wrestles in the 220-pound weight class.

Grace Williamson, Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

When senior wrestler Rylan Bonds suffered a serious injury in his left leg, he was unsure if he would wrestle his last season of high school. But after a determined recovery, Bonds finished the season as the 6A wrestling state champion of the 220 pounds weight class. He qualified for state after he placed secon...

‘Fridays Are For The Girls’ features varsity baseball members

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Emily Reish

April 24, 2020

  DISCLAIMER: There will be dead air due to recording the podcast being recorded at home via Google Hangouts Meet - on deadline. We're committed to giving you the live, unedited realness, though. In this episode, junior Emily Reish sits with Prosper Varsity Baseball players junior Clay Kindiger,...

Tennis team makes ‘racquet’ in spring tournament

The tennis team poses for a photo at the end of the Prosper Invitational. Four teams placed in the top four. The team will compete in the McKinney North pool play on Thursday, Mar. 5.

Caroline Wilburn, Reporter

March 4, 2020

The Prosper Invitational  hosted multiple tennis teams from around the area on Friday, Feb. 28. This is Prosper's second year hosting the tournament and had multiple players place in the top three. The team will compete in the McKinney North pool play tournament on Mar. 5.  Mixed doubles A plac...

Analysis: Eagles to face off against Sachse Mustangs in 1st playoff game

Austin Atkinson, No. 23, rushes down the court after stealing the ball. The Eagles placed second in district overall. They will play their first playoff game against Sachse High School.

Emma Hutchinson and Grace Williamson

February 24, 2020

  After a successful district run of 11-3, the varsity Eagles basketball team looks to bring the heat in playoffs, starting tomorrow, Feb. 25, against the Sachse Mustangs at 7:30 p.m. Prosper defeated Sachse 87-64 during the Lone Star Classic tournament back in November, so the Eagles anticipate...

Wrestling teams make top rankings at state

The 220-pound weight class champions display their awards. Senior Rylan Bonds placed first. Sophomore Taylor Martinez placed fourth in the 138-pound weight class.

Grace Williamson, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

  In the 6A State Championship, the boys wrestling team, which included one state champion, placed 11th overall, and the girls team placed 19th. The competition was at Berry Center, Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District, and the first round started at 8:30 a.m., Feb. 21. The Eagle wrestl...

Wrestlers work to pin down state championship

Sophomore Taylor Martinez works to improve her wrestling moves in preparation for the state tournament. She placed first at the regional  competition at Allen high school last week. Martinez will go on to compete at the state championship tournament in the 138 weight class.

Grace Williamson, Sports Editor

February 21, 2020

Wrestling will compete at the 6A State Championship in the Cypress Fairbanks complex this evening, Feb. 21. At the region competition, nine wrestlers qualified for state. The girls placed in the top eight and the boys placed third. “We’ve done a lot of practicing and extra work outside of practice,” Juliana ...

Boys soccer looks to beat Plano East after win over McKinney

Center-back Cole Newman, No. 25, looks down before sending the ball forward. The Eagles were tied with McKinney High for third place in district standings, but beat the Lions 3-1.

Ana Arredondo and Ryan Stanley

February 21, 2020

The second half of district play kicked off on Tuesday for the boy's soccer team. The Eagles (4-2-2) secured a 3-1 win over the McKinney High Lions (3-5). The game was crucial as the Eagles, currently fourth, face a three way tie with Plano West and McKinney Boyd in the standings. "The game against...

Prosper Wrestling takes 2nd place at District

Junior Xavier Rogers struggles to snap his opponent from Coppell High School down to the ground.

Emily Reish, Photographer and Reporter

February 12, 2020

 

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