The Mane Edition

Sorry Dez

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Cowboys star wide receiver, Dez Bryant, was recently cut on April 13th, marking the end of an era. Dez Bryant, the cowboys touchdown leader, is 29 years old and has been with the Cowboys since his selection in the 2010 draft. Dez was reportedly offered no pay cut. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones released a...

Dem Boyz’ Draft

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

First Round (19 overall): Leighton Vander Esch LB Will’s Grade: A This man is a stud. Big boy from Boise State with good speed as well. Could use a few more pounds on his frame but that can be added with ease. Seems like a hard worker and combined with veteran Sean Lee will wreak some havoc....

Duke Tip Students Raise the Bar

Duke Tip Students Raise the Bar

Will Harrell, staff writer

April 13, 2018

This year, eight students were awarded by the prestigious Duke Tip organization for their academic achievements. In order to receive the Duke Tip medal, students must score at least a 22 on the English, Science, and Math section of the ACT or a 550 for subsequent SAT scores. They must also score a...


Junior Riley Pyle shows off those pearly whites as he squeezes his best buddy.

Will Harrell, staff writer

March 27, 2018

McKinney Christian Academy sent a missions team to the village of El Zapote on their annual mission trip to Guatemala. On Sunday March 4, the day after the students arrived, the students worshipped at the local church and listened to a beautiful message by local Pastor Morari. After the church service,...

Lil Stangs Basketball

The Lil Stangs 4th grade girls basketball team finishes the season with a victory.

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

The fourth grade Lil Stangs girls basketball season just came to an end this past weekend. Although the Lil Stangs struggled at the beginning of the season, they finished strong with a 28-18 victory. In their last game, assistant Coach Karen Chastain commented, "My favorite part of this season was watching...

Pin to Win

The Mustangs get together for a picture after Prep State.

Will Harrell, staff writer

February 8, 2018

On February 3rd, McKinney Christian’s wrestling team traveled to Houston for the annual Prep State wrestling tournament. MCA, lacking a full team and having a short season, still managed to place 6th overall. Junior Captain Caleb Doyle, who placed 2nd overall in the 182 pound weight class, commented...

Down With the Sickness

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

MCA has recently been hit with a bad case of influenza. This year, according to the Washington Post, has been the worse widespread case of the flu in 13 years. At MCA's worse, 83 students were out with this unpredictable virus. The New York Times reported that flu activity is widespread in all states,...

Neon Nights

Sophomore Will Boese dazzles alongside his beautiful date Aby Beck.

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

MCA’s annual winter formal dance was held at the TPC country club this past weekend. The theme for this year’s dance was “Neon Nights.” Senior Mary Hana Spencer said, “I had a great time at the dance. The music was super fun and I had an awesome time dancing with my friends. It was nice ha...

Middle School Girls Soccer

Eighth Grader Maddie Clark prepares for the game to begin.

Will Harrell, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

The Middle School girls soccer team is working to build a successful team headed with their new coach Jeff Chastain. The girls have done well with new additions including incoming sixth graders and an array of new students. Eighth grader Anna Kate Bohlman says, “My favorite part about soccer is bonding...

Lil’ Stangs Soccer

How ferocious are these Lil' Stangs?

Will Harrell, Staff Writer in Chief

December 13, 2017


Lil Stangs Flag Football

team pic

Will Harrell, Sports Writer

December 1, 2017

The Lil' Stangs first grade flag football season came to an end this past Saturday. Although there is no record of wins and losses for the team, they competed hard and experienced success. When asked about his favorite experience coaching, Coach Nordhaus said, "My favorite experience was just seeing...

Lil’ Stangs

team pic

Will Harrell, Sports Writer

September 14, 2017

McKinney Christian Academy's Lil' Stangs have just started their soccer and flag football seasons. The soccer team began with a 6-2 victory. Kinder head soccer coach Brent Bevelhymer commented, "The first game was awesome. We have different experience levels but honestly they all did outstanding with...

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