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4A Soccer Playoffs Begin: North Girls Win, Boys Eliminated

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The McKinney North girls soccer team had become accustomed to running the score up. Aside from the team’s only district loss to Prosper on March 7, which ended 1-0, the Lady Bulldogs racked up 34 points in their last five regular season games, even defeating Anna 10-0 in their final game last Tuesday. North’s high-scoring gameplay didn’t come as easy ...

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Square Off: Judge a School by its Character, Not its Cover Page

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This week Matt and Sara welcome the warm weather as well as Sunshine Week, discuss McKinney’s media-friendly Johnny Quinn, and why those looking to move to McKinney should focus on all three high schools’ unique nature.

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

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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

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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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Spring Scoreboard: `Night of the Broncos’ Sees Boyd Win in Baseball, Softball and Soccer

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Spring Break might be in full swing, but for varsity high school athletes across McKinney, there are games to be won and district titles to chase. A loaded Tuesday night of action took place. Results are below: McKinney Boyd 9, Plano West 0: The Broncos opened District 10-5A competition with a blowout victory on the road. Winning pitcher Zach Rubel ...

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

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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: The Investigation and Fight for Justice

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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

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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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Heartbreak in Austin: North Girls Lose Lead, State Championship Game

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AUSTIN — The Lady Bulldogs were never considered an underdog. Their story was closer to Snow White’s than Cinderella’s. They weren’t a ragtag group of kids that came together and found glory in sports. No, the McKinney North girls basketball team was never a cliché. Unfortunately the end of their season didn’t match the movie moments either. North’s trip to ...

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Connor’s Clutch Play Leads North Girls Past Brennan Into State Title Game

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AUSTIN — This basketball game was won in its final seconds. Not necessarily just in the final seconds of the game as a whole, although it most certainly was, but in the final seconds of every quarter. The McKinney North Lady Bulldogs defeated top-ranked Northside Brennan Thursday evening in a nail biting 37-35 game in the 4A UIL State Semifinals. ...

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