The Eagle Angle

Blast From The Past

Erik Young, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The 12-0 Allen Eagles will face the 9-3 Woodlands Highlanders for a memorable matchup in the Region final in the 6A D1 Texas high school football playoffs. This matchup will take place on Dec. 1 at McLane Stadium at 1 p.m. The Allen Eagles went up against the Rockwall Yellowjackets in the Area Fi...

Allen Eagle Volleyball Season Recap

Nicholas Chamness, Staffer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Allen Volleyball has ended their season going 14-19 on the season. The Eagles went 0-12 in district and were led by Senior Emily Janek and head coach Kelly Gregoriew, hoping to go far in the playoffs like they did last year. [The] Team is continually working to better their Game.” Coach Gregoriew said. ...

Pacing Through the Season

Erik Young, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

The Allen High School Eagles cross country team will travel to Myers Park in McKinney to compete in the District 6-6A Championship on Oct. 12. The Eagles are led by returning runners, senior Michelle Monroe and junior Jonathan Chung. The team has two races left before district. Runners on both th...

Falling Back into Place

Erik Young, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Coming off a perfect 10-0 regular season and their first trip to the state championship in the last two years, the Allen Eagles football team are being lead by third-year head coach Terry Gambill and are looking for a repeat. Their most recent downfalls, losing in the semifinals back-to-back in 2016...

Red White and New

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Sports

The Tallenettes are a dance group known for their energetic performances and sparkly outfits in red, white and blue. As part of the Allen Eagle Escadrille, the Tallenettes perform at pep rallies and during the halftime show of the Friday night football games.   Recently, the Tallenettes have undergone a m...

The Life of Liles

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Sports

Dedication is a necessary skill for all successful athletes. Senior Alex Liles’ dedication to the sport of wrestling has rewarded her with 34 all-american titles, 21 national and 4 UIL state Championships.   Liles began wrestling seven years ago when she went to her little brother’s wres...

Men’s Volleyball Preview

Jenna Sturgeon, Staffer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Features, Sports

In the gulf of clubs and sports at Allen High School, some often go unnoticed despite their success. As defending state champions, the men’s volleyball team is going into its third season being a club sport and already have some bragging rights under their belt.   The men’s volleyball team was started by a...

Player’s Perspective: Allen wins fifth state title

Player’s Perspective: Allen wins fifth state title

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

In a back-and-forth affair filled with big moments and big plays, the Allen Eagles defeated the Lake Travis Cavaliers by a score of 35-33 in the Texas UIL 6A Division I state championship at AT&T Stadium. The win concluded a perfect 16-0 season for the Eagles and marked the program’s fifth champions...

Brock-and-Roll: Sturges breaks the rushing record

Brock-and-Roll: Sturges breaks the rushing record

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

While leading the Allen Eagles to their fifth state title, senior running back Brock Sturges broke the single-season rushing yardage record for the Allen football team. Sturges finished the season with 2,161 yards, beating the previous record by 83 yards. “[Setting the record] was a personal goal ...

CHAMPS

CHAMPS

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 23, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Showcase, Sports

In a game that came down to the wire, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against the Lake Travis Cavaliers by a score of 35-33 in the Texas UIL 6A Division I state championship at AT&T Stadium. The win caps a 16-0 Eagle season and is the program’s fifth state title. On the first offensive play...

State bound: Allen defeats Cedar Ridge

State bound: Allen defeats Cedar Ridge

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 16, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

In a defensive slugfest, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against the Cedar Ridge Raiders by a score of 28-7 at McClane Stadium in Waco. The win puts the Eagles in the 6A Division 1 State Championship game. The Eagle defense put together its most dominant performance of the season, holding the...

Eagles soar to semi-finals

Eagles soar to semi-finals

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

In a game that started out close and slipped away late, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against Euless Trinity Trojans by a score of 41-20. The win pushes the Eagles to the semifinals of the playoffs with a perfect record of 14-0. Trinity started the game off hot, scoring touchdowns on their first two drives wi...