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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Pressing Onward, 10 Years Later


The population of McKinney in 2004 was 88,161 and 10 years later that number has nearly doubled to 143,223. Although McKinney continues to grow exponentially every year, during 2004 the city decreased by four citizens. Four members of its community would never to return to see how much the city has grown, how booming the local economy is and how McKinney ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: A Team of Bulldogs Will Never Forget Their Brothers


McKinney North High School opened its doors to a single freshman class. The large school felt empty to those in attendance, but with no upperclassmen, they were seniors for four years. The small student population was led by an even smaller group of football players who spent upwards of 10 hours a day with one another between classes, workouts and ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Those Closest to Austin York Find Faith in His Memories


While many of our yearbooks are collecting dust in our attics next to our rarely worn Letterman jackets, Lynard Barbosa’s 2003 book gets an annual reread every March. The small collection of class photos and sports stories symbolize one of the few ways he can still connect to his old friends, no matter how far they have grown apart since ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Selfs Search for Happiness That `34′ Would Have Wanted


Those who knew Matt Self distinctly remember two things: his piercing blue eyes and his love for his family. These two qualities made Matt quite popular among his classmates, but it was his devotion to those in his life that makes everyone smile fondly when they remember him. “He never met a stranger. Even after his death, I still had ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: Barbosa Family Moves On with Children, Memories


Fish or pizza? A seemingly simple decision, but for Alex and Lynard Barbosa that choice has haunted them for years. What they chose to eat for dinner on the night of March 12, 2004 saved their lives, but they worry that it condemned the lives of the ones they love. The night Matt Self, Austin York and Mark and Rosa ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: The Investigation and Fight for Justice


For the McKinney police officers that were there on that fateful night, the events of March 12, 2004 didn’t happen 10 years ago. They happened last night. They are each able to recall details with perfect clarity. The scene at 105 Truett St. is etched into their memories forever. The investigation would last years. It would take many twists and ...

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Truett St. Tragedy, Then and Now: The Night Our Innocence Vanished


Ten years ago, McKinney, Texas was a very different place. There were only two high schools, and McKinney North was in its infant second year. The then-small school had built an extremely tight bond through its football program and the members of that Bulldogs team had become a family. Two of these family members were Matt Self and Austin York. ...

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Football Playoffs: Bulldogs’ Season Ends in Loss to Mansfield Legacy

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DALLAS – Scarfs? Check. Gloves? Got it. Jackets and hats? You bet. Defense? Well, that was optional Friday night at John Kincaide Stadium as McKinney North and Mansfield Legacy combined for 1,176 total yards and 119 points despite frigid weather conditions. But it was North’s defense that was left out in the cold, as Legacy ousted North from the Area ...

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Football Playoffs: North, Boyd Prepare for High-Powered Offenses in Area Round

McKinney Boyd Defeated JJ Pearce in round 1 of football playoff action.

TSB looks at McKinney’s two football programs who advanced to this week’s UIL Area Round of the playoffs. McKinney North The Bulldogs will have their hands full Friday in the Area Round of the UIL 4A Playoffs when they meet the powerful running attack of Mansfield Legacy. Mansfield Legacy had three running backs who ran for more than 100 yards ...

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Mike Albanese: It’s Playoff Prediction Time as North, Boyd Area Round Games Approach

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McKinney North and McKinney Boyd will continue their road through the UIL football playoffs this weekend, as the Bulldogs play Mansfield Legacy on Friday night and the Broncos take on Longivew on Saturday. My predictions last week was a tale of two games — one pretty good, the other, not so much. Lets hope both North and Boyd perform better ...

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