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Raiders ready for 6A challenge

Raiders ready for 6A challenge

The Wylie East basketball team just missed out on the playoffs last season but is ready to step up to the 6A level. Under first-year head coach Brent Kelley, Wylie East finished sixth in the district standings last season, but saw major strides taken from the season...

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Wylie East, Wylie earn 9-6A football accolades

Wylie East, Wylie earn 9-6A football accolades

Wylie East and Wylie finished first and second respectively in the District 9-6A standings and earned postseason accolades to show. Terrell Washington Jr led the way for the district champion Raiders, who won the 9-6A title in their first season in UIL's top...

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Wylie shutout by Duncanville in area round

Wylie shutout by Duncanville in area round

The Wylie Pirates season came to an end Friday night at McKinney ISD Stadium, losing 41-0 to the Duncanville Panthers. The Panthers scored all 41 points in the first half as they held the Pirates to negative yardage over the first two quarters. Wylie quarterback...

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High school bands cap off stellar season

High school bands cap off stellar season

Both Wylie bands capped off their seasons with a performance at the UIL State Marching Band Competition in San Antonio last week. The bands at Wylie East High School and Wylie High School both qualified for the competition following a top six finish at the UIL Area...

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Collin County DA holds press conference on lawsuit

Collin County DA holds press conference on lawsuit

This story was updated with more information, including from an exit interview transcript with Fallon LaFleur Friday, Nov. 18. Collin County Criminal District Attorney Greg Willis struck a defiant tone in his response to an Oct. 31 lawsuit that alleges he sexually...

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Zoning uses, code enforcement amendments debated

Zoning uses, code enforcement amendments debated

Strengthening the city’s code enforcement was a featured topic as councilmembers considered potential changes to Wylie’s code of ordinances. The changes were presented by Community Services Director Jasen Haskins during the Tuesday, Nov. 8, council meeting. Haskins...

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Superintendents highlight successes

Superintendents highlight successes

Local superintendents focused on the excellence of their respective school districts during a luncheon event for local businesses. Garland ISD Superintendent Ricardo Lopez and Wylie ISD Superintendent David Vinson spoke at the Sachse Chamber of Commerce luncheon...

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Rockwall Heath knocks out Wylie East in first round

Rockwall Heath knocks out Wylie East in first round

It was a nail-biter until the end in Wylie East’s bi-district playoff matchup with the Rockwall-Heath Hawks.  Neither team was able to gain much momentum offensively, but an experienced Heath team prevailed, giving the Raiders a first-round exit by a final score...

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Wylie defeats Horn in first round of playoffs

Wylie defeats Horn in first round of playoffs

Winning isn't always a beauty contest and the Wylie Pirates have perfected winning ugly this season. The Pirates (8-3, 6-2 in 9-6A) scored one offensive touchdown, one defensive touchdown and one touchdown on special teams to defeat Mesquite Horn 21-11 in the...

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