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Christon commits

Erik Young, Staff writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

Senior small forward Cameron Christon committed to play basketball at Boise State. The Boise State Broncos finished last season with a record of 20-12. Christon is a two star basketball recruit. “I’m really excited for Cam and his family,” Head Coach Jeff McCullough said. “He’s put in a lot of work in the ...

Springing into gear

Springing into gear

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Coming off a perfect 10-0 regular season and a trip to the semi-final round of the playoffs, all while under the direction of a new head coach, most teams would feel like their season was a smashing success. But for the Allen Eagle football team, their recent success has only pushed them to work harder...

Allen defeats district rival Plano

Allen defeats district rival Plano

Braylon Fernandez, Staff writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The Allen Eagle baseball team defeated Plano Wildcats 1-0 with a solid night from the pitching group starring Dylan Ditzenberger and Cole Maxwell. The win pushes Allen to 14-7 on the season while Plano falls to 7-13-1. The game started slow with neither team getting many people on base. Both batting...

Eagles Own the Podium at District

Eagles Own the Podium at District

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

Both the boys and girls track teams emerged as champions from the District 6-6A tournament at Tom Kimbrough Stadium in Murphy on April 12 and 13. The victory represented the boys second consecutive district title and the girls first title since 2014. “We went out and we put on a show,” sophomore ...

Icing on Top

Icing on Top

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The Allen Eagle Ice Hockey Club finished up a historic season with a 9-4 loss to North Broward Prep (FL) at the USA Hockey national championship in Cleveland, Ohio on April 1. The loss put the Eagles at 1-2 in the pure division of the tournament and ended their bid for a national championship after ...

Q & A with Bo Nickal

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
April 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

The Eagle Angle caught up with former Allen High School wrestler Bo Nickal in order to get his thoughts on his national championship and reflect on his time at Allen High School. Nickal graduated from Allen High School in 2014 and is now a redshirt sophomore at Penn State. While at Allen, Nickal wo...

Allen Soccer Makes Playoff Run

Tate Peterson, Staff writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

The 2016-2017 boys soccer regular season has reached its end, and while the playoff season is still young, the Eagles have already left their mark. The team finished the regular season with an 11-5-7 record, an improvement from the team’s 6-9-5 record last year, and they have won their first 2017 playoff...

Mark and Tate NCAA Coverage #2

Tate Peterson and Mark Young
March 29, 2017
Filed under Audio, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/allen-student-press/mark-and-tate-ncaa-tournament-coverage-2

Mark and Tate NCAA Basketball Tournament coverage 1

Tate Peterson and Mark Young
March 23, 2017
Filed under Audio, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/allen-student-press/mark-and-tate-ncaa-tournament-podcast-1

Injured Eagle turns into MLB Draft Prospect

Injured Eagle turns into MLB Draft Prospect

Jackson Stone, Sports Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Senior Ronnie Taylor has been playing baseball since the age of 4, but his journey from a freshman on varsity to a senior committed to Wichita State has not always been that straightforward. During Taylor’s sophomore year, tragedy struck as he encountered a serious injury to his throwing elbow. “[H...

Freezing out the competition

Freezing out the competition

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The Allen Eagle Ice Hockey Club kept their season alive with a 5-0 beatdown of Southlake Carroll in the Pure Division High School State Championship on Jan. 29, marking the program’s first state championship in 10 years and punching the team’s ticket for the National Tournament that begins on March...

Eagles Prepare for Playoff Tip-Off

Eagles Prepare for Playoff Tip-Off

Parker Primrose, Assistant sports editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The Allen Eagle men’s basketball team will play against the Lewisville Farmers in their first playoff game of the season in the bi-district round of the 6A Region 2 playoffs. The game will be played at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20 at The Colony High School. “I think there’s a lot of confidence in the locker room righ...