The Eagle Angle

Falling Back into Place

Erik Young, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

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...

Week 2 Podcast with Coach Gambill

Erik Young, Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

Week 1 Podcast with Coach Gambill

Erik Young, sports editor

September 14, 2018

Spring swing

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

April 24, 2018

When people talk about Allen sports, they tend to gravitate toward the championships that define the football, basketball and wrestling programs. But let it be known: Allen’s baseball program is no joke. With an overall record of 18-7-1 and a district record of 7-3, the Eagles are off to a hot st...

Red White and New

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

April 17, 2018

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

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

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...

National signing day 2018

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

February 7, 2018

A sizzling start

Brooke Adams, Staff writer

January 20, 2018

The Allen High School varsity girls’ soccer team is starting off their season as strong as they can this year. The team consists of mostly upperclassmen who are ready to lead the five sophomores and three freshmen. One month into the season, the team has an overall record of 9-1-1 with 10 games to go. ...

Player’s Perspective: Allen wins fifth state title

Player's Perspective: Allen wins fifth state title

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 23, 2017

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

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

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...