MCA School News written by the Newspaper Class.

The Mane Edition

MCA School News written by the Newspaper Class.

The Mane Edition

MCA School News written by the Newspaper Class.

The Mane Edition

Nick Catullo poses with the American flag after finishing the race.

Nick Catullo Runs the Ironman

Nate Krusing, staff writer September 12, 2023

On Sunday, September 10, Senior Nick Catullo ran in the Ironman World Championship in Nice, France. Catullo is a senior at McKinney Christian Academy and a Cross Country runner. He has ran a previous Iron...

Junior Jacob Dover-Smith competes in 4x100

Jacob Dover-Smith Qualifies for Nike Nationals

Nate Krusing, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

This past week Junior Jacob Dover-Smith qualified for a Track National tournament hosted by Nike. Jacob has aspired to run college track throughout his high school journey When Dover-Smith was asked about...

Sophomore Bobby McWard jumps up for the defensive rebound.

Varsity Boys Basketball Team Secures the First Playoff Win in Team History

Abby Thomas, staff writer March 2, 2021

After achieving an 8-2 record during district play, the Varsity boys basketball team earned second place in TAPPS 5A District 2 and advanced to the first round of playoffs. On Friday, February 26, the...

Senior Maliq Brock running during his race.

Running to Hillsdale 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...

Senior Shane Vanderhagen poses for his headshot.

The German Hammer

Blake McGraw, staff writer October 22, 2020

Shane "The German Hammer" Vanderhagen is a senior at MCA this year and has compiled many accolades in his Upper School career. He won National Merit Commended Scholar for the PSAT, was a Student Government...

State Champion Feature: Nate Gwynn

State Champion Feature: Nate Gwynn

Annie Weichel, sports editor February 27, 2020

Junior Nate Gwynn,  won his weight class, 120, at the TAPPS State Wrestling meet. Gwynn has been wrestling for nine years and has wrestled for MCA since freshman year. When asked about what it means to...

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

Athlete of the Week: Hayden Faulkner

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...

Freshman Player of the Week Daniella Morales

Athlete of the Week: Daniela Morales

Annie Weichel, staff writer October 8, 2019

Freshman Daniela Morales was nominated by the coaching staff as Player of the Week for her match against Frisco Legacy. Morales has played volleyball since she was in second grade, and she is now a freshman...

Jerrod Butler

Coach of the Week: Jerrod Butler

Allie Smith, staff writer December 6, 2017

This week's coach of the week is football coach Jerrod Butler. Butler has been coaching for seven years at MCA. He is the offensive and defensive line coach and also coaches track. When asked about his...

Gray poses for his picture at the Fall Sports Preview

Coach of the Week: Chance Gray

Allie Smith, staff writer November 15, 2017
Love Christ, Love People
Chris Jamison

Coach of the Week: Chris Jamison

Allie Smith, staff writer October 24, 2017

Chris Jamison has been coaching cross country for seven years, six have been at MCA. When asked why he coaches he stated, “There are a few men who believed in me during my high school years and I strongly...

Rachele Bajema

Coach of the Week: Rachele Bajema

Allie Smith, staff writer October 5, 2017

This week's Spotlight Coach is head cheer coach, Rachele Bajema. Bajema joined MCA this year as our Theatre Teacher and Head  Cheer/Dance Team Coach. She is also a 2011 graduate of MCA. Everyone is...

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