The Mane Edition

Trumping the Competition

AJ Owens at the concert for the ATSSB All-Region band that took place in January.

Belle Kanz, staff writer

February 13, 2020

A.J. Owens, 8th grade, is an avid trumpet player in the MCA band program and also competes in many competitions. He recently competed in the public and private school honor band competitions and got selected to be a part of the band. On December 6, Owens competed for a spot in the public school All-...

From Lil Stangs Champs to Middle School Champs

Going back to 2014, 5 of these boys are now in the middle school championship where they are going to fight for the 1st place trophy once again.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

February 13, 2020

Five 8th grade boys: David Roller, Liam Corley, Nick Catullo, Griffin Post, and Max Luna have played together since ‘Lil Stangs. In 2014, the boys won their ‘Lil Stangs division, now in 2020 they are battling together to win their Middle School division. Facing McKinney Christian Academy’s r...

Middle School Girls Basketball Wins their Final Tournament of the Season.

After a hard fought tournament, the Lady Stangs pose for one last picture after their tournament win.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

January 23, 2020

On January 18, McKinney Christian Academy's Middle School girls basketball team travelled to Princeton to compete in the Princeton Tournament. Playing all day Saturday, they competed against three different schools in a round robin tournament. Fighting against Southard Middle School, Clark Junior Hig...

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...

Middle School Girls Volleyball Season

D1 team celebrating a win.

Maggie George, staff writer

December 10, 2019

The McKinney Christian Academy Middle School Girls Volleyball Seasons began in August and went through October. The D1 team's overall record was 9-6 for their season. The Mustangs made it to the second round of playoffs and finished third overall in our district. From the D1 team three girls participated...

Andrea McAnally’s Life Outside of School

Andrea McAnally's Life Outside of School

Angelina Li, staff writer

December 3, 2019

Middle School math teacher, Andrea McAnally, is an Instagram influencer. Amassing over 25,000 followers on Instagram, McAnally posts regularly on her instagram mainly featuring pictures of her children. McAnally also runs a blog, Momfessionals, promoting products, sharing recipes, and demonstrating DIY...

Jazzin’ it Up

The Jazz Band tells a story between songs and laughs with one another.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Life Editor

November 19, 2019

You may be familiar with the band when they're playing the fight song at a football game, or maybe performing a few holiday songs at the annual Christmas Show. But what is it that band members work towards when football games are no more and concerts are in the distant future? Rest assured, you'll st...

Battle at the Hill

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

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, as the meet’s namesake is the massive hill in the center of Stephenville City Park. The course comprised...

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...

See You At The Pole

Lower School students standing around the three flags

Angelina Li, staff writer

September 26, 2019

"See You at the Pole" is a devotional in the morning led by Campus Pastor Trey Postelle, which took place on September 25, 2019. Upper School and Middle School met at the cross from 7:15 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Postelle led the event and had the students split into groups to pray for missionaries, world leaders,...

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

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

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 top five runners for MCA ran their personal record on Saturday and the team as a whole placed seco...

Tailgate and Tradition

The Football Team links shoulders and sings the fight song with the crowd, accompanied by the band.

Caleb Bryant, Campus Editor

September 22, 2019

Homecoming week, at first, is a normal school week in which students are allowed to dress up in silly clothes. But once the last bell rings on Thursday afternoon, the fun can begin. Students, after completing their short week of schoolwork are amped to jump into a long weekend spent with friends and...

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