Ryan Dunlevy has stepped down from his duties as Coppell head girls soccer coach, citing personal reasons, per Amanda Simpson, Coppell ISD Director of Communications.
The Coppell boys basketball team was working to get into game shape when they had played Flower Mound Marcus on Dec. 19.
When the nine swim teams in District 7-6A convene at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium on Thursday, it’ll not only be the first high-profile meet of the season for several of the student-athletes in action. It’ll also be the first time some of those swimmers have competed against one another in person.
LEWISVILLE — Despite an unbeaten record in District 6-6A play, the Plano East girls basketball team is living on the edge these days — winning three consecutive games by four points or less. Junior Tiana Amos extended that streak to four in a row Tuesday in Lewisville.
As John Paul II sophomore Destiny Jones sank the tying free throw with 14 seconds left in Monday’s ballgame, the Prestonwood Christian girls basketball team already knew what to do next.
As area high school basketball teams near the homestretch of their respective district campaigns, Star Local Media discusses some prominent storylines from the first couple months of the 2020-21 season.
In a day and age in which word spreads fast on social media, The Colony head boys basketball coach Cleve Ryan waited until the last minute to inform his team about an impending personal milestone.
The Lewisville girls soccer team opened its 2021 campaign on a productive note, shutting out Denton Guyer on Jan. 8, 1-0. Less than 24 hours later, the program incurred its first in-season bout with COVID-19.
Plano head girls soccer coach Heather Morse took stock in the type of players she had for this season and opted for a change in scheme to better suit that personnel. So far, so good.
Allen head girls soccer coach Kelly Thompson thinks the depth of her Lady Eagles might be the strongest of her tenure with the program, and that wealth of options has shined plenty during two unbeaten tournament runs to begin the 2021 season.
The Allen girls basketball team’s bid for a second district championship in three years is on schedule, as the Lady Eagles sit alone in first place in District 5-6A through the first half of conference action.
THE COLONY – As the girls basketball teams for The Colony and Lovejoy begin the second half of District 10-5A play, they understood the significance of Tuesday’s game.
COLLEYVILLE – The only thing that could stop The Colony forward Olivia Howard from scoring during her freshman season was the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Plano East and Hebron boys basketball teams took turns shining on offense for the first three quarters in Friday’s District 6-6A ballgame. The closing moments were weighted heavily on the defensive end — an area the Panthers have prided themselves on all season.
Staring at a .500 record in district play this far into the conference schedule isn’t something that’s all too familiar for Plano’s girls basketball team.
For all the peaks and valleys that have encompassed the first two months of the season for Plano’s boys basketball team, head coach Dean Christian is hopeful the past few days are a sign that the Wildcats are beginning to turn a corner.
The Star Local Media High School Sports Podcast returns for a look back on the year that was for its high school football coverage during a season like no other in recent memory.
DALLAS — The Plano East girls soccer team will look to the leadership and experience of a senior core that has been largely intact for four years on varsity to help navigate what projects to be one of the most challenging districts in the state.
From the very first time that Coppell senior Madison Gilliland stepped foot on campus, she never wanted anything given to her – she wanted to work hard to earn it.
The McKinney North volleyball team made history in 2020, winning a playoff game for the first time since 2013 and parlaying that into a five-round run all the way to the regional finals.
A change of scenery served Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD volleyball well in 2020, with all three high schools qualifying for the playoffs after cracking the top four in the District 11-5A standings.
FLOWER MOUND — When the Marcus boys basketball team had its way with Lewisville in the teams’ first meeting last season, it was deemed an upset of a fringe playoff team over a district championship contender.
In a game that huge district implications, it was only fitting that Tuesday’s girls basketball game between state-ranked Lake Dallas and Grapevine needed overtime.
LEWISVILLE – The defensive strategy for every game that the Lewisville girls basketball team plays is to apply heavy ball pressure and to force the opposition to shoot over the Lady Farmers.
LEWISVILLE – Coppell head boys basketball coach Clint Schnell said earlier this season that his Cowboys have a “target” on their backs.
In both meetings last season, Plano East’s girls basketball team held halftime leads on state-ranked Plano only to watch the Lady Wildcats control the final two quarters en route to a pair of victories.
From its upset-fueled opening night on Oct. 22 until the Dec. 4 regular-season finale where five different teams were contending for playoff spots, there wasn’t a dull night on the District 6-6A football schedule.