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Always On and Never Off

Always On and Never Off

Ryan Keating, Contributor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Not many people know what goes on behind the scenes of Raccoon football after the season ends. There is a lot more to the sport than just the Friday Night Lights at the Star or Toyota Stadium that most students see. The season is always going on, with players committed to the sport year round. Off-season,...

The Raccoons Raise the Roof in the Blackout Pep Rally

The Raccoons Raise the Roof in the Blackout Pep Rally

Lee Whitney, Contributor

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The Blackout Pep Rally was a really big success.  Today there was a sell out crowd waiting to flicker their lights to dance in the night.  It was the drum line that killed the lights with one beat.  Before that, a Dallas Cowboys player presented a $3,775 check to Best Buddies of Texas,...

Frisco Athletes Sign for College

Frisco Athletes Sign for College

Mitchell Houghtlin, Contributor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On Wednesday, February 7th, student-athletes across the nation signed their letter of intents to the schools of their choice for National Signing Day. National Signing Day includes all sports but primarily revolves around the likes of football, basketball, soccer, baseball, and softball. Frisco had seven...

The Origin of the Winter Games

The Origin of the Winter Games

Luis Arrendondo Leon, Contributor

February 8, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, News, Sports

Friday, February 9, 2018, will be the inauguration of the Annual of Olympic Winter Games, and the U.S will be there along with 207 other countries. Taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the Olympics this year raise national attention due to international conflicts with their neighbor, North Korea,...

Mixed Feelings About the 2018 UIL Realignment

Mixed Feelings About the 2018 UIL Realignment

Jack Mayo, Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Well, the realignments are out, and it is certainly a change from what Frisco students are used to. Welcome, Frisco, to District 7-5AII.   District 7-5AII Denison Denton Braswell Frisco Frisco Lebanon Trail Frisco Memorial Frisco Reedy Lake Dallas Lovejoy Princeton   The school...

Coolest Sport In Town!

Coolest Sport In Town!

Brock Mills, Contributor

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

To many people, a sport like hockey in a state like Texas seems unusual. However, those same people won’t believe how successful the sport has become in the Lone Star State over the years. In 1993,  the Minnesota North Stars announced that they would be moving to Dallas, and many people w...

It’s Time to Believe in Big XII Basketball

It’s Time to Believe in Big XII Basketball

Mitchell Houghtlin, Contributor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Viewpoints

When people hear about the Big XII conference, they don’t usually associate the teams with those of other blue-blood programs such as Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, and others. However, it’s time for that viewpoint to change. The Big XII has been one of the most dominant basketball conferences in...

2018 NCAA Miracle League Game

2018 NCAA Miracle League Game

Lee Whitney, Contributor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Miracle League football game was a big success!  On January 4, 2018, two of the greatest FCS teams in the country, the #1 ranked James Madison Dukes and the #2 ranked North Dakota St. Bison came to play flag football with the Miracle League of Frisco athletes.  The game had a chance to...

A Disney Ending

A Disney Ending

Ryan Keating, Contributor

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Last Friday on January 5, 2018, our varsity Raccoon basketball team defeated the Reedy Lions 52-51. It was the first district win for the Raccoons putting their district record at 1-2. The two teams were neck and neck all game, keeping the game very close in score. A significant factor in the Raccoon's...

The Hidden Sport

The Hidden Sport

Luis Arrendondo Leon, Contributer

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

As many sports have started their season all around the school, many of us have not noticed one that would make us think "Their season started too?" Well, it is true Soccer season has also arrived at Frisco High School. If you didn't know how Soccer got to Texas, according to www.historyofsoccer.info,/ Soccer has been ...

Thunder Vs. Warriors

Thunder Vs. Warriors

Justin Treichler, Contributor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017, The Oklahoma City Thunder and The Golden State Warriors faced off in their first game against each other in the 2017-2018 season with a final score of 108-91, the Thunder taking the lead. This matchup is really special due to the conflict between Kevin Durant on the...

Teeing Off For A Great Season

Teeing Off For A Great Season

Ryan Keating, Contributor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The Frisco Raccoon Fall Golf Season ended with their final tournament on November 13th and 14th, 2017. Both the A and B teams have played four tournaments between the beginning of school and now. The Raccoon Golfers have the opportunity to practice at a new course for every day of the wee...

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