The Mane Edition

Changes in Fall Sports due to Covid-19

McKinney Christian Athletics

Hudson Cross, sports editor

August 27, 2020

Sports are finally nearing their start at McKinney Christian Academy despite the Covid-19 virus and the uncertain year it has caused. This has come with much new information regarding fall sports. The district will continue discussing major limitations, but so far ones include: limited number of fans...

“The Last Dance” Documentary

The

Hudson Cross, staff writer

April 30, 2020

“The Last Dance” is a new ESPN documentary mini-series that focuses on the final championship season that the historic 90s Chicago Bulls had. An entertainment crew followed the ‘97-’98 Bulls team for the entire season and never before seen footage of the team was featured in the documentary. Ma...

NBA 2K20 Players Tournament

The bracket of the NBA 2K20 players tournament.

Hudson Cross, sports writer

April 15, 2020

With the COVID-19 virus forcing the NBA to suspend its season for the foreseeable future, the league came up with a way to entertain NBA viewers in a very unique way. Sixteen different NBA players including Trae Young and Kevin Durant will participate in a tournament playing their opponents live on ESPN....

Guatemala Mission Trip 2020

The mission team posed for a picture in front of the church they were working at.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

March 31, 2020

A large group of MCA Upper School students decided to take the long journey to El Zapote, Guatemala for missions week from February 29th to March 6th. The trip was led by the Gray’s, the Chinner’s, Pastor Trey, and the Boyd’s as chaperones. Two of the days were spent as culture days, which consiste...

Basketball Area Championship

The Mustangs breaking it out before taking the court in first ever home playoff game.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18th the McKinney Christian boys basketball team competed in their first ever home playoff game hosting the St. Michael's Crusaders of Austin. St. Michaels got off to a fast start in the first quarter and were able to maintain a 14 point, 35-21 lead at halftime. The Mustangs ...

Lady Mustang District Championship

Senior Julie Clow setting up the offense.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 13, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th the Lady Mustang basketball team traveled to Dallas Lutheran to face off against Prince of Peace in the neutral site district championship. The two teams split the regular-season series 1-1 each winning close, two-point games. The game started slow, with POPCS holding the ba...

Prep State Wrestling

National qualifiers Nate Gwynn and Denzel Poulter posing for a picture with their coaches.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 5, 2020

The McKinney Christian wrestlers competed at the Prep State tournament in Houston on Saturday, February 1. Junior Nate Gwynn and Sophomore Denzel Poulter were both able to qualify for nationals after placing top three in their weight classes. When second place finisher Nate Gwynn was asked about how...

Girls Basketball Tournament

Coach James talking to the team during a timeout.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

January 16, 2020

The Middle School Lady Mustangs basketball team travelled to Trenton Middle School to compete in the Division 1 tournament on Saturday, January 11th. The Lady Mustangs battled hard and fell short in both games losing to Wolfe City 23-19 and Trenton 24-19. Eighth grader Ava Thompson was the leading sc...

Football’s Last Game

Seniors posing for their last picture in a Mustang uniform.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

November 20, 2019

The Mustang football team headed to Tyler to face off against Bishop Gorman in their last game of the season last Friday, November 8th. The team ended strong with a 56-0 win and boosted their record to 5-5. In the seniors' last football game, Blake Rogers, Ashten Hawthorne, Ford Dossey and Aaron Phillips...

Middle School Football Stays Undefeated

Captains meeting before the game.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

October 23, 2019

The MCA Middle School football team currently has a perfect 7-0 record going into their last and most important game of the season. October 17, 2019 the Mustangs were able to get another thrilling victory over Episcopal of Dallas 34-0. This week, the Mustangs have a bye week and they are using it to d...

MCA Football Makes History Again

Senior Ford Dossey makes one-handed snag.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

September 30, 2019

On Saturday September 21st, the Mustangs drove out to Colleyville to take on Covenant Christian on what would turn out to be a historic morning. The Mustangs advanced to 4-0 for the first time ever in a comeback win. Senior Ford Dossey received Honorable Mention from the Dallas Morning News Offensive...

Homecoming Game vs Temple Christian

The Mustangs running out of the tunnel as they take on Temple Christian

Hudson Cross, staff writer

September 19, 2019

Friday September 13th, the Mustangs defeated Temple Christian 54-12 on Homecoming night. This win last Friday bumped the team's record to 3-0, remaining one of only 11 teams undefeated in TAPPS in the DFW area. The Mustangs are also leading TAPPS schools in the Dallas/Fort Worth area averaging 49 poi...

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