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Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police Department blotter from April 4 – April 10 April 4• 12:43 – Possession of Marijuana, less than 2 ounces – 2000 N. Hwy. 78 • 16:56 – Assault Bodily Injury/Family Member – 1300 E. Oak St. • 18:46 –Found Property – 1800 McMillen Rd.• 20:36 – Possession of a...

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Raiders drop district opener to Sherman

Raiders drop district opener to Sherman

In their district opener against Sherman, the Raiders (0-1, 2-2) couldn’t overcome an 18-0 first-half deficit, losing 38-17. Key Play of the Game: Phoenix Grant converts on fourth down for a TD Entering the fourth quarter, Sherman held a 25-14 lead, driving within the...

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Bailey takes home Most Valuable Player honors

Bailey takes home Most Valuable Player honors

Wylie East girls hauled in all-district honors for the 2020 soccer season. They earned five superla­tives, led by 10-5A Most Valu­able Player junior Jayme Bai­ley. Junior Tristyn Gaida was the Defensive MVP. Collecting Utility Player of the Year was senior Reece...

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Adopt a Wylie senior

Adopt a Wylie senior

Members of the Wylie East and Wylie High School class of 2020 are being recognized in an untraditional fashion. Parents, teachers, friends, or anyone for that matter, can “Adopt a Senior” from the class of 2020, hopefully mak­ing new memories for senior class members...

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UIL to present ‘State Championships’ trophy, medals

UIL to present ‘State Championships’ trophy, medals

Wylie boys basketball will be recognized for making it to the state tournament. The UIL announced last week state qualifiers will be presented a trophy with the inscription “UIL State Championships,” medals and shirts. For the full story, see the May 6 issue or...

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Squads play in holiday tournaments

Squads play in holiday tournaments

Wylie and Wylie East boys and girls basketball competed in tournaments over the holiday break. The Pirates were part of the Tommy Thomas Cougar Classic at The Colony, the Lady Pirates attended the Dallas ISD Holiday Invitational, the Raiders traveled to the Kaufman...

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WEHS access restricted after social media threat

WEHS access restricted after social media threat

A social media post resulted in a lockout at Wylie East High School for a little more than two hours Tuesday, Dec. 4, as police and school officials assessed the threat. During the lockout under which nobody is allowed to enter or exit a school, classes and other WEHS...

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Benjamin earns preseason honor

Benjamin earns preseason honor

After an impressive freshman campaign at Arizona State, big things are expected out of Eno Benjamin in 2018. The first set of honors have rolled in as the 2017 Wylie East graduate was named to the 2018 Doak Walker Preseason Watch List. The PwC Athletic Forum presented...

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Duo best in Class 6A

Duo best in Class 6A

Pair of Wylie softballers were named all-state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. Alexis Perry and Sierra Mixture, 2018 graduates, made the academic team in the 6A classification. Perry was a multi-season starter at catcher and Mixture provided support off the...

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Back at it again

Back at it again

Braden Shewmake, Wylie East graduate, kicked off his summer of baseball with the USA Collegiate National team. Things began June 27 versus the Coastal Plain League Select at Coleman Field in Cary, NC. That was followed by the 18th annual USA vs. Chinese Taipei...

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