The Eagle Angle

Red White and New

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

April 17, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Allen cruises to quarter finals

Allen cruises to quarter finals

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 2, 2017


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In a game defined by big plays and turnovers, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against the Arlington Martin Warriors by a score of 48-25 at Dragon Stadium in Southlake. The win advances the Eagles to the fourth round of the playoffs with a perfect record of 13-0. The game began with an electric...

Eagles outlast South Grand Prairie

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

November 24, 2017


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The Allen Eagles emerged victorious in a tightly-contested affair with the South Grand Prairie Warriors at AT&T Stadium, winning by a score of 28-14. With the win, Allen advances to the third round of the playoffs. The Eagles got off to a slow start, allowing a touchdown on the first drive and n...

Tisdale shines in rout of Hebron

Tisdale shines in rout of Hebron

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

November 18, 2017


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In Allen’s most complete game of the season, the Allen Eagles emerged victorious against the Hebron Hawks in the first round of the playoffs by a score of 48-15. The win advances the Eagles to the second round of the playoffs. The offense was led by a Herculean-effort from junior quarterback Grant Ti...

Allen shines on senior night

Allen shines on senior night

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

November 3, 2017


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In Allen’s last home game of the regular season, the district champion Allen Eagles routed the Plano East Panthers by a score of 56-30. The win leaves them with a perfect record of 9-0 with one game remaining, The Allen offense shined both on the ground and through the air, racking up 558 total ya...