The Mane Edition

Middle School Football Comes Up Short Against the Chargers

The Mustang defense tries to stop the Chargers on the goal line.

Zeke Long, staff writer

October 28, 2020

The Middle School football team traveled to Mesquite to take on the undefeated Dallas Christian Chargers. The Mustangs came in to this game with a 3-3 record. The Chargers would lead the Mustangs 8-6 at the end of the first quarter.  In closing minutes of the second quarter eighth grader Judd Witte...

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...

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,...

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...

Middle School Football Beats Coram Deo

Eighth grader Jeremiah Daoud runs the ball to get the first down.

Zeke Long, staff writer

September 23, 2020

The Middle School football team hosted the Coram Deo Lions last week and were able to bounce back from their season opener loss in week 1. Starting quarterback Jeremiah Daoud stated leading up to the game, "We put in a lot of hard work through practice and came up with a good game plan to takedown Coram D...

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...

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...

Athlete of the Week: Hayden Faulkner

Junior Hayden Faulkner is this weeks Athlete of the Week for his performance against Dallas Christian.

Annie Weichel, staff writer

November 6, 2019

This weeks Athlete of the Week is Junior Hayden Faulkner chosen after his performance in the football game against Dallas Christian on November 1, 2019. Faulkner is a defensive end who has played football since kindergarten but started playing Varsity Football for MCA, his freshman year. In the game...

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