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The varsity cross country teams pose for a photo after running.

Cross Country Has Another Successful Run at State

Varsity Cross Country teams meet their goals at the state championship meet.
Korey Vita, staff writer November 6, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, 2020, the McKinney Christian Academy varsity cross country teams headed down to Waco, Texas to compete in the TAPPS 5A State Championships. Each teams is allowed to bring seven runners...

Varsity runners, senior Peter Michael Clark and freshman David Roller, fight for second and third place.

Cross Country Dominates at the TAPPS 5A District Meet

The MCA cross country teams competed in the TAPPS 5A District Meet.
Abby Thomas, staff writer October 28, 2020

On Thursday, October 22, the McKinney Christian cross country teams competed in the TAPPS 5A District Meet hosted by Ursuline Academy at Warren Park in Frisco, Texas. Distances for the district meet included...

Senior Maliq Brock running during his race.

Running to Hillsdale College

Senior Maliq Brock has committed to run in college.
Korey Vita, staff writer October 27, 2020

Senior Maliq Brock has recently verbally committed to run on the Track and Field Team at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. Hillsdale College is a Division II school in the NCAA. Brock started running...

The Mustangs pray before the race.

The Record Setting Race

Cross Country competed in the DFW Charter-Private-Public Championships
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer October 21, 2020

On October 17, the Upper and Middle School McKinney Christian Academy cross country teams went to Fort Worth to compete in the DFW Charter-Private-Public Championships. The Upper School boys ran a 5K of...

Senior Maliq Brock finishes second overall.

Cross Country Conquers Tarrant County

The upper school cross country team traveled to Tarrant County for their fourth meet of the season.
Abby Thomas, staff writer October 7, 2020

Last Saturday, October 3, the McKinney Christian Academy cross country team traveled to Tarrant County for their fourth race of the season. MCA was one of the 28 teams in attendance to this race. The high...

Boys cross country team starts relay

Middle and Upper School Start Their Season off with the Fort Worth Medley Relay

The varsity boys placed second overall in the first meet of the season
Tyler Swearingen, staff writer September 18, 2020

On September 12, The Upper and Middle school McKinney Christian Academy cross country teams competed in the Medley Relay. This meet was the first of the fall season, taking place at “The Bluff”...

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Changes in Fall Sports due to Covid-19

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...

After the race, the runners gathered together to celebrate and take a lot of pictures of the memorable event.

Cross Country Fights for the State Title

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer October 30, 2019

In previous years, MCA Cross Country has been known to finish at the top in the TAPPS state meet, with the guys placing in the top five and the girls placing in the top 15 for seven straight years....

The varsity boys huddle together to get a prayer in before the race. They start every race with this, so they know theyre not just running this race for themselves, but also for Christ.

Battle at the Hill

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer October 23, 2019

For the fourth straight year, cross country traveled to Stephenville, nearly three hours away, to compete in the Stephenville Thrill of The Hill meet. The difficulty of the course is often overlooked,...

Varsity Mens start off as they begin the Denison Invitational.

XC Takes It To Denison

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer October 8, 2019

On September 28, the Boys and Girls Cross Country team traveled to Denison High School to compete in the Denison XC Invitational. With the sun shining and the clouds covering, the Mustangs were ready to...

A pack of MCA runners can be seen cautiously rounding the first corner of the course. Runners were closely packed together for the first quarter-mile of the race.

Lovejoy XC Fall Festival

Myers Park, one of McKinney's most tranquil nature spots, held thousands of runners for the annual Lovejoy Invitational.
Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor September 25, 2019

After two years of rain cancellations at Lovejoy's Myers Park Invitational, runners were finally granted the opportunity to challenge themselves at the difficult course. Ironically, there was an exceptional...

Junior, Maliq Brock runs early Saturday morning in the meet.

Cross Country ran the 3rd annual “Fast 5k”

On Saturday September 7th the Mustangs had five personal records.
John Delatte, staff writer September 23, 2019

On Saturday September 7th, the McKinney Christian Mustangs cross country team traveled to Sadler, Texas for the Fury 5k race. This race was a 5k for the boys Upper School varsity and junior varsity. The...

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