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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mike Bruu: Predicting McKinney’s Sports Scene in 2013

By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor What a sports year it was for McKinney in 2012. With two former MISD football stars auditioning for NFL jobs, McKinney North tennis continuing its dominance, McKinney Boyd volleyball making it to the state semifinals, and McKinney High and Boyd renewing a district rivalry across all sports, 2012 was a year to remember in ...

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SPCA Pet of the Week: Carley is Sweet, Calm and Quiet

Submitted by Maura Davies, SPCA of Texas Meet Carley, a 2-year-old Rottweiler mix who looks like she could have been mixed with an adorable teddy bear. Carley is just as sweet as can be and was surrendered to the SPCA of Texas on November 26 by her elderly owner who was having health problems. Though she misses her previous family, ...

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McKinney YMCA Offers Tips for a Healthy 2013


Submitted by Teresa Sheffield, McKinney YMCA The New Year is a time for new beginnings and to set goals that strengthen one’s spirit, mind and body. When making New Year’s Resolutions, the McKinney Y reminds families that building and maintaining family connectedness is one of the most important resolutions.  Now is the perfect time to join the Y.  Join on ...

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Treat Yourself to $100 in 2013

By Matthew Bado, TSB Staff We love our readers! To celebrate the start of our third year as TownSquareBuzz, we’re giving away $100 to one lucky reader in March 2013. Only registered readers will be considered in the drawing. If you’re not already registered, click here.      Save the date – February 26 – for the grand opening of the TSB ...

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TSB’s Top Sports Stories of 2012: MHS, Boyd Realign to District 10-5A, Renew Crosstown Rivalry (No. 1)


By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor On Feb. 2, the UIL announced that McKinney High and McKinney Boyd will be rivals again in District 10-5A from 2012-14.  MHS and Boyd joined Allen, Plano, Plano West, and Plano East- the four largest high schools in the state of Texas, according to figures provided by the athletic association. This also is arguably ...

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Reel McKinney: ‘Mac Talk’ on a Christmas Eve Explosion


By Matthew Bado, TSB Staff A gas can explodes in a McKinney yard on Christmas Eve. Plus more top stories on the last Mac Talk of 2012. Out-takes included.

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This Week in History: Dec. 30 – Jan. 5 Signing of the Emancipation Proclamation Takes Place

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By Don Newsom, TSB Contributing Writer   December 30 through January 5 In our history as one year moved into another, Collin County began; the world was introduced to electric lighting; the nation’s most significant piece of civil rights legislation was signed; and a state was added to the Union. In 1842, the Throckmorton wagon train arrived in Collin County ...

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TSB’s Top News Stories of 2012: McKinney Police Chief Fired, Controversy over City Manager Ensues (No. 2)

By TSB Staff Nothing tugged at the fabric of McKinney’s community, caused more division or more debate, than the October removal of Police Chief Doug Kowalski and the ensuing spotlight on City Manager Jason Gray, who made the “resignation” decision for Kowalski. Gray (below right) also announced the decision to replace Kowalski (at left) on a YouTube message to city ...

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Buzz TV: 2012 in Photos


By Matthew Bado, TSB Staff Before you ring in 2013, take a walk down memory lane while you watch 2012 in photos:

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OrthoTexas Invitational: Boyd Tops MHS in Final Game to Win Championship

By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor The OrthoTexas Invitational concluded Saturday night at McKinney Boyd High School with an all-McKinney championship game, as the McKinney Boyd Broncos outlasted the McKinney Lions 71-66 to claim the tournament title in a pre-season District 10-5A matchup. After the Lions came back against Little Elm and the Broncos blew out McKinney North in the ...

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