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The Record Setting Race

The Mustangs pray before the race.

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 5000 meters and the Upper School girls ran two miles of 3200 meters. The Mustangs had 20 runners set...

Mustangs Lose Shootout in District Opener

Mustangs huddle during a timeout to go over plays.

Paxton Crews, staff writer

October 21, 2020

This past Friday, October 16, the Mustang football team played Grace Community for their first district game of this 2020 season. They dropped the game 56-73 after a well fought battle with the Cougars. Despite the loss the Mustangs assistant head coach Darrick Ware said, “It was a wild game we had 71...

Lady Mustangs Varsity Volleyball Sweeps Teams in District

Senior Ava Grace Haggard going in for the kill against Brighter Horizons.

Summer Utzig, staff writer

October 21, 2020

The Lady Mustangs Varsity Volleyball team played a home game on October 6 against Brighter Horizons Academy. COVID-19 protocols are still being followed during games such as limited amount of fans, masks when social distancing is not possible and online ticket reservations. MCA swept the Lady Stars winning...

Varsity Football Offensive Numbers Gets Recognized

The football team runs out onto the field ready to play.

Izzy Reed, Photographer

October 16, 2020

The Mustang football team’s hard work has been paying off on offense through the first four games. As stated by The Dallas Morning News, Junior Zeke Long ranks first in receiving in TAPPS with 667 yards receiving, senior Hudson Cross ranks third with 394 yards and senior Hayden Faulkner ranks sixth wit...

Mustang Victory Against Lubbock Trinity Christian

The Mustang team lines up ready to play defense.

Lexi Pogue, staff writer

October 13, 2020

The Mustang football team competed against Lubbock Trinity Christian on Friday, October 9. The Mustangs came out victorious with a score of 37 to 20. Senior Blake McGraw went 21 for 29, threw for 387 yards and five touchdowns. McGraw said, "I wouldn't have been able to do it without my offensive line...

Lil Stangs Introduction At Homecoming

Lil Stangs cheer performs during the second quarter at the homecoming football game.

Gabby Gordon, staff writer

October 8, 2020

The Lil Stangs fall sports teams were recognized during the varsity Mustangs homecoming football game last Friday. Each team ran across the track for all of the fans in the stands could cheer them on. The group of players were sporting their uniforms and demonstrated their MCA pride. Performing an amazing...

Middle School Football Gets The Win

Eighth grade captain Judd Witte, meets the captain of Providence at the coin flip.

Zeke Long, staff writter

October 7, 2020

The Mustangs made a statement this week bouncing back from their game against Prince of Peace by beating Providence on the road 12-6. Eighth grader, Ty Pfutzenreuter said "We put in a lot of hard work throughout practice and were able to take advantage of our game plan." The Mustangs main focus this...

Varsity Football Honors #59 in the Homecoming Football Game

The team kneels to pray by the scoreboard after the game.

Lexi Pogue, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

The Mustang football team competed against Prince of Peace, Friday, October 2, for this year's homecoming game. The team was able to dominate throughout the course of the whole game to make their record 1-1 with a 59 to 0 win. The 59 points achieved by the Mustangs was symbolic because of  senior teammate,...

Cross Country Conquers Tarrant County

Senior Maliq Brock finishes second overall.

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 school boys ran a 5K of 5000 meters and the high school girls ran a total of 2 miles, 3200 meters...

New Assistant Coach for Lady Mustangs Basketball Team

Upper School Girls Assistant Basketball Coach Hannah Wilks

Laney LeBlanc, staff writer

October 6, 2020

Hannah Wilks is one of MCA's newest addition to the Mustang coaching staff. Wilks is an alumni of MCA and played volleyball, basketball and track for the Mustangs. Recently, she was asked to join the coaching staff for the Lady Mustangs as the assistant basketball coach. When asked about how she felt...

First Football Game Of The 2020-2021 Season

First Football Game Of The 2020-2021 Season

Lexi Pogue, staff writer

October 1, 2020

The McKinney Christian football team travelled to Kangaroo stadium in Weatherford to take on Eastland High School at a neutral site to open the season. In a first half shootout, the Mustangs were able to gain a 32 to 31 lead. After halftime, Eastland had a 26 to 6 run in the third quarter and the Mustangs...

Varsity Volleyball Advances to the Championship Game

Senior Ava Grace Haggard goes up for the kill.

Korey Vita, staff writer

September 30, 2020

This past weekend the McKinney Christian Academy Varsity Volleyball team played in a tournament. On Friday, September 25 the Lady Mustangs played a series of pool games against three different teams. Against each team the mustangs were to play two sets. The Lady Mustangs started strong tying their first...

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