Thursday , 21 June 2018

High School Hallways: MEF Spelling Bee, National Signing Day, Sports and More

By Bryan Criswell, TSB Staff

High School Hallways – Week of February 11th

High School Hallways is brief weekly digest of happenings in McKinney area high schools.

McKinney Independent School District (MISD)

1) McKinney Education Foundation Prepares for Annual Spelling Bee and the Laughs That Come With It
Raytheon’s Radical Reciters, McKinney Chamber Wired Wordsmiths, Mathsters of the Universe, A+ Orthographers, and Tate-er Tots: A Boy, His Wife and His Mother-in-Law.  These are just a few of the teams that have participated in the McKinney Education Foundation’s (MEF) annual Spelling Bee. Read More.

2) McKinney Senior Citizens Go Back to School
McKinney seniors —yes, those over 55 years of age —had the opportunity to go back to school on Tuesday as McKinney Independent School District hosted the third annual MISD Senior Tour. Read More.

3) Boys Basketball Scoreboard: All Three MISD Schools Find the Win Column Friday Night
With just two games remaining in the regular season of boys high school basketball, all three MISD high schools found the win column on Friday night. Read More.

4) Alumni Update: Oklahoma Baseball Program Loves its Plentiful Collection of McKinney Athletes
The Oklahoma Sooners baseball program again finds itself with an abundance of McKinney talent. The last two seasons have included four McKinney players representing the three MISD high schools: McKinney High, McKinney North, and McKinney Boyd. Read More.

5) Mike Bruu: National Signing Day, Lions Football & Grammy Talk
With all the excitement of National Signing Day on Wednesday, I decided to push my start back one day and take the hill on a Friday, something I rarely get the chance to do. Read More.

6) Soccer Scoreboard: Tuesday’s Final Non-District Soccer Results
Non-district play wraps up for several teams around MISD. Click for scores and updates from each school.

7) TSB’s Boys Basketball Game of the Week: McKinney Boyd Shoots Past Lions
Beat your crosstown rivals and you control your destiny to the playoffs. Read More.

McKinney North

8) National Signing Day at North: Bucy Signs to Play Soccer at Midwestern State
McKinney North senior Jackie Bucy signed her letter of intent to play college soccer at Midwestern State on Wednesday afternoon in front of family, teammates, and coaches. Read More.

9) TSB’s Soccer Game of the Week: Emotions Run High as Lady Dawgs Shut Out Wylie
Emotions ran high on and off the field at McKinney North High School on Tuesday night as the Lady Dawgs soccer team went head to head with the Lady Pirates of Wylie. Read More.

McKinney High

10) District Tiebreaker: MHS Girls Fall to Plano East; Set to Face Skyline in Bi-District Round
Plano East defeated McKinney High 45-33 in the District 10-5A third-place tiebreaker game on Friday night at Wylie High School. Read More.

11) National Signing Day at MHS: Five Lions Sign Letters of Intent
Five student athletes signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon at McKinney High in front of a large room of family and friends. Read More.

12) Lions Seize Opportunity of Representing the USA on the Football Field
Being selected to participate in an all-star event is special in itself. Being selected to participate in an all-star event where you can wear your country’s name across the front of your jersey? Read More.

McKinney Boyd

13) Buzz TV: McKinney Boyd Choir Performs Medley from Les Miserables
Enjoy this 12-minute clip
of a recent performance from the McKinney Boyd A Cappella Choir, showcasing music and the arts from one of our city’s high schools.

14) National Signing Day at Boyd: Football Standout Driskell’s Signature Highlights Exciting 11-Athlete Ceremony
Eleven players officially signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon at the McKinney Boyd cafeteria in a large gathering of parents, teammates, and several students. Read More.

McKinney Christian Academy

15) MCA Maintains First-Place Lead with Win Over Canyon Creek
The McKinney Christian Academy Lady Mustangs defeated the visiting Canyon Creek Cougars 64-19 Tuesday night in girls basketball to run their district record to 5-0 and maintain their hold on first place in TAPPS District 4-3A. Read More.

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