The Mane Edition

Volleyball Back in Action After COVID-19

Senior Ava Grace Haggard jumping up to hit the ball.

Summer Utzig, staff writer

September 21, 2020

The Lady Mustangs varsity volleyball team started off the season hosting the eleventh annual Tournament of Champions. The Lady Mustangs finished runner-up in the Gold Bracket consolation championship game. Typically the tournament is held in the middle of August but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the...

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

Boys cross country team starts relay

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” course in Fort Worth. The team competed in this same meet last year with the varsity boys placing first. The athletes were...

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...

Jogging for Jerseys

The Volleyball team praying after receiving uniforms and enjoying breakfast with one another.

Korey Vita, staff writer

August 27, 2020

Head volleyball coach Tara Ackmann and the volleyball team started a new tradition for the team this year concerning their jerseys. This year Ackmann made the girls work to earn their jerseys. Starting Monday August 24th with a harder then usual practice. Then the girls woke up early on Tuesday, August...

Cancellation of Spring Sports

After a long fought game, the baseball team poses for a picture after an away game.

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

April 3, 2020

In these past couple of months, our world has been flipped upside down leading to many changes in our daily lives. At McKinney Christian Academy, many changes were implemented to the daily routine such as no uniforms, online school, and being able to sleep in. Along with all these modification...

Lady Mustangs First Round of Playoffs

Lady Mustangs First Round of Playoffs

Peter Michael Clark, staff writer

February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18 the McKinney Christian Academy varsity girls basketball team traveled down to Austin to compete in their first round of playoffs against Austin St. Michael's Crusaders on their home court The Lady Mustangs put up a good fight with senior Jolie Clow leading the team in points ...

The Mustangs Golf team wins in McKinney North Invitational

The varsity boys pose with their trophy after a cold round of golf.

John Michael Delatte, staff writer

February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th the Mustangs traveled to Heritage Ranch Golf course to compete in the McKinney North Invitational Tournament the morning got off to a slow start as the tournament was delayed by 40 minutes due to lighting strikes in the area. Even though the tournament was cut down from 18 to nine ho...

Basketball Area Championship

The Mustangs breaking it out before taking the court in first ever home playoff game.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18th the McKinney Christian boys basketball team competed in their first ever home playoff game hosting the St. Michael's Crusaders of Austin. St. Michaels got off to a fast start in the first quarter and were able to maintain a 14 point, 35-21 lead at halftime. The Mustangs ...

Lady Mustang District Championship

Senior Julie Clow setting up the offense.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 13, 2020

On Tuesday, February 11th the Lady Mustang basketball team traveled to Dallas Lutheran to face off against Prince of Peace in the neutral site district championship. The two teams split the regular-season series 1-1 each winning close, two-point games. The game started slow, with POPCS holding the ba...

Lady Mustangs Face Off Dallas Christian in Playoffs

Lady Mustangs take a a picture together with their new playoff shirts.

Angelina Li, staff writer

February 13, 2020

The Lady Mustangs traveled to Dallas Christian on Friday, February 8 for the Area round of playoffs. Junior Ruth Perry, scored the first goal for the Lady Mustangs followed by freshman Sarah Krusing scoring twice. The varsity girls put up a good fight against Dallas Christian but ended with a loss of...

Varsity Boys Soccer Competes Against Legacy Christian in Playoffs

Mustang varsity boy soccer team stands as the national anthem plays.

Angelina Li, staff writer

February 13, 2020

Varsity boys soccer team took on Legacy Christian Academy in the Bi-District round of playoffs on Tuesday, February 4. The boys took the field to battle in a cold, windy game. Freshman, Emilio Sanchez, got past Legacy's defenders and scored on their keeper in the first half. The Mustangs put up a good...

Prep State Wrestling

National qualifiers Nate Gwynn and Denzel Poulter posing for a picture with their coaches.

Hudson Cross, staff writer

February 5, 2020

The McKinney Christian wrestlers competed at the Prep State tournament in Houston on Saturday, February 1. Junior Nate Gwynn and Sophomore Denzel Poulter were both able to qualify for nationals after placing top three in their weight classes. When second place finisher Nate Gwynn was asked about how...

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