Seth Dowdle
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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Pirates shut out Patriots in key district victory

Pirates shut out Patriots in key district victory

Relying on the defense and running game, the Wylie Pirates churned out a much-needed district victory. Wylie (3-2, 3-5) stopped Lakeview Centennial (1-4, 4-4) twice in the red zone to win 24-0. Both teams ran the ball early and often in the game, resulting in just...

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Three keys to victory: Wylie East versus Sherman

Three keys to victory: Wylie East versus Sherman

Wylie East enjoyed the benefit of the bye week, entering district play healthy. Their first district matchup will be at home against the Sherman Bearcats Friday. Here are three keys to a Raiders victory this week: Score early and often In each of their first three...

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Lady Raiders lose to Lovejoy, The Colony

Lady Raiders lose to Lovejoy, The Colony

In their second week of district play, the Wylie East volleyball team wasn’t able to meet their expectations. After defeating Denison in their district opener, the Lady Raiders (1-2, 11-11) had two tough tests in front of them. Wylie East opened the week on the road,...

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Braves win homecoming doubleheader

Braves win homecoming doubleheader

Community High School athletics had a lot to celebrate this week. Between their homecoming football game and the start of district play for the volleyball team, the Braves were very successful. Braves defeat North Lamar to move to 2-1 Coming off of a loss to Brock,...

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Raiders race at Myers Park

Raiders race at Myers Park

The Wylie East cross-country team returned to action last Saturday, traveling to Myers Park in McKinney to participate in the Lovejoy Fall Festival. As the site of the district meet in October, Myers Park is a good test of the Raiders’ abilities. Senior Anjelika...

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Wylie East FFA to have cornhole tournament

Wylie East FFA to have cornhole tournament

Cornhole players wanting a chance to bag some cash prizes can participate in the Wylie East FFA Boss of the Toss Cornhole Tournament at 4 p.m. Aug. 28 at Chad's Custom Boards, 22 Steel Road in Wylie. The event raises money for the school's FFA program. People may...

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Board adopts tax rate for new year

Board adopts tax rate for new year

Wylie ISD board trustees on Monday heard an update on the district's Diversity and Inclusion program and also adopted the tax rate for the 2021-22 school year. The board also approved raising adult lunch meal prices to $4.15 from $3.75 and approved extension of...

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Bond election coming in November

Bond election coming in November

The Wylie City Council on Tuesday approved calling a bond election for city improvements. The election will be Nov. 2. The $50.1 million bond will feature $35.1 million for road improvements on McMillen Drive, Park Boulevard and Ballard/Sachse Road, including...

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Classes begin for Wylie ISD schools

Classes begin for Wylie ISD schools

Wylie ISD welcomed back students to class at its 20 campuses on Aug. 12. Now that school has started, motorists should pay attention to school zones. The district has a back-to-school guide with useful information that can be accessed at...

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