The Eagle Angle

Pregame Perspective: Allen Eagles vs. Lake Travis Cavaliers

Pregame Perspective: Allen Eagles vs. Lake Travis Cavaliers

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 19, 2017

In a clash of Texas football titans, the Allen High School Eagles (15-0) will take on the Lake Travis High School Cavaliers (13-2) in the Texas UIL 6A Division I State Championship game. Kickoff will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Lake Travis comes into the game looking for ...

State bound: Allen defeats Cedar Ridge

State bound: Allen defeats Cedar Ridge

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 16, 2017

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...

A serving of success

A serving of success

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 14, 2017

The Allen High School tennis team concluded their season with a 10-3 loss to defending state champion Plano West High School in the 6A Region 1 Final on Oct. 27 in Abilene, Texas. The team finished their season with a 24-4 record overall, and ranked as the second-best team in the region. “I th...

Eagles soar to semi-finals

Eagles soar to semi-finals

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

December 9, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

Allen runs all over Denton Guyer

Allen runs all over Denton Guyer

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

October 21, 2017

In a district road battle, the Allen Eagles scored 45 unanswered points on their way to winning 45-7 over Denton Guyer. The win puts the Eagles at 7-0 on the season with a 4-0 record in district play. The Allen offense was anchored by a ground attack that controlled the pace of the game and plowed its...

Secondary shines as Allen locks down Plano

Secondary shines as Allen locks down Plano

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

October 14, 2017

In a signature performance, the Allen High School football team defeated Plano High School by a score of 38-10. The win improves the Eagles’ record on the year to 6-0 with just four games remaining in the regular season. Junior quarterback Grant Tisdale lit up the Plano Wildcat secondary, passing ...

Redemption Season

Redemption Season

Brandon Barton, Staff writer

October 13, 2017

Last season, the Allen High School football team went undefeated through the regular season but lost in the 6-6A state semifinals against The Woodlands. Now headed into their second season under head coach Terry Gambill, the Eagles are off to a hot start and gearing up for another deep playoff run. ...

Welcome to the block party

Welcome to the block party

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

October 13, 2017

A team filled with both familiar and fresh faces, the Allen High School girls volleyball team is off to a great start of their season. With an extremely talented and hardworking group of girls, Allen could win their first volleyball state championship in school history. The Lady Eagles volleyball...