Lady Pirate Pitcher Signs with North Central Texas College

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Meagan Richardson, one of the Lady Pirate pitchers, who has signed with North Central Texas College for the fall.

 

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Anytime Fitness Title Sponsor for Girls Powerlifting Regional Championship

We are pleased to announce Anytime Fitness as the title sponsor for the Region 6 Texas High School Girls Powerlifting Regional Championship to be held at Wylie High School on Saturday, February 23. 

Wylie will host approximately 47 schools with over 220 lifters from Wichita Falls to Bonham down to Royse City and back over to Crowley. 

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Boys Basketball win Bi-District

In the first round of district play-offs, the Pirates defeated Mount Pleasant for the Bi-District Championship with a win of 53-50.  Details for the area final are to come.

 

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Brickbuilders Planning Meeting - Monday, Feb. 18

The Brickbuilders will have their final planning meeting on Monday (February 18, 2013) @ 6:30 pm in the IMPAC Classroom for hosting the Girls Powerlifting Regional Championship Meet on Sat., Feb. 23.  Please join us if you can, especially those parents who have signed up to help with the meet.    During this meeting, there will also be a brief training session by Coach Wilkerson, especially for those working the platform/stat tables.   

Volunteers are still needed for the platform/stat tables.   Please contact Shiri Ndang at sndang@aol.com if you are available.

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Girls Basketball Area Play-off Game

The Lady Pirates will meet Mansfield Summit tonight as they contend for the Area Championship at Carrollton Ranchview High School, 8401 Valley Ranch Parkway, Irving 75063.  Game starts at 7:00 p.m.

Come out and support the Lady Pirates!

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Lady Pirates - Bi-District Champs

The Lady Pirates are Bi-District Champs after a 72-61 win over Texas High School last night.  They will take on Mansfield Summit next week as they advance in playoff action.  Game details to follow.

In Boys Basketball, the Pirates defeated Wylie East with a win of 67-48 last night at home.  The Pirates will start the first round of playoffs next week.

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National Letter of Intent Signings

Several Wylie athletes signed letters of intent to compete at the collegiate level during Feb. 6 signing day.
 
A pair of standout receivers for the Pirates were among the day's signees.
 
Kalen Winkler signed with Texas A&M-Commerce.
 
Freddy Gibbs signed with West Texas A&M University.
 
In addition, girls soccer standouts Shelby Valdepena and Sydney Pitzer-Cook signed with University of Texas-Tyler and Hardin Simmons University, respectively. Brody Hickey signed with Southern Methodist University for men's soccer.
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Lady Pirates Basketball headed to Playoffs

Bi-District Match
 
Wylie (visitor) v Texas High (home)
 
Tuesday, February 12
6 p.m. (Note time change from original schedule)
$5 Adults, $3 Students
 
Lindale High School
920 East Hubbard
Lindale, Texas 75771
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Register now for Billy Whitman Memorial Golf Tournament

Register now to participate in the Billy Whitman Memorial Golf Tournament presented by Robert Richardson II and  benefiting the Billy Whitman Scholarship Funds for Wylie and McKinney High Schools.

The event is set for Saturday, March 30, with a 1 p.m. start at Woodbridge Golf Club. Dinner to follow.

Click to view complete tournament brochure (two pages).

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Brick Builders, WPABC Meet Feb. 4

Brick Builders meet at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4. All football parents are invited to attend.Wylie Pirate Athletic Booster Club meeting follows at at 7:30 p.m.  Both meetings are in the IMPAC Classroom.
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Next Live Broadcast Wylie Basketball Friday versus Sherman

Wylie welcomes Sherman to town Friday, Feb. 1, for a basketball doubleheader. The Lady Pirates tip at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Pirates at 8 p.m. Broadcast begins shortly before tip off of first game.

Go to the Listen Live feature on this website to hear the broadcast.

Broadcasts are sponsored by Goodfella's Pizza Pasta and Subs located at 2260 Country Club Drive, #107. Take advantage of discounts by checking out the Coupon section on this website. Click here to view all offers. Show the coupon on your smartphone at time of purchase or print out coupons.

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Pirates Football 2013 Team Awards presented at Jan. 26 Banquet

Individual award winners selected by vote of teammates.
 
From left to right:
Special Teams MVP ~ T’Kevian Rockwell
Defensive MVPs ~ Israel Acuay and Ja'Vareyea Hicks
Team MVP and Offensive MVP ~ Kalen Winkler
Two-Way Player of the Year ~ Alex Pina-Rhoden
Fighting Spirit Award ~ Gary Bailey
Most improved ~ Cameron DeLand
 
Also recognized with Captains Awards were Zack Myers, Freddy Gibbs, Preston Burnett, Kalen Winkler
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Pirates Football 2013 Senior Slideshow

Section 1 of 2 ~ by first name Aaron through Leland

 

Section 2 of 2 ~ by first name Michael through Zack

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Football Tickets Available in IMPAC Office until Noon Thursday

Just a reminder that tickets will remain on sale until Thursday noon in the IMPAC athletic office.
 
All parents and guests of players will need a ticket.
You will not be able to purchase at the door.
 
Tickets are $15 each and on sale at the IMPAC athletic office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (office closed from 11:30-12:30).

Banquet starts at 6 p.m.

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Football Banquet Tickets

All parents and guests of the players will need to purchase a ticket. 

Tickets are on sale for $15 each in the IMPAC Athletic Office from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (closed from 11:30 - 12:30).

Tickets will be available until Thursday, Jan. 24, at 11:00 a.m.

Checks should be made payable to WPABC (Wylie Pirate Athletic Booster Club).

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Pirates Basketball Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 8

Wylie Basketball Broadcasts
Sponsored by Good Fellas Pizza
 
Wylie Basketball is on the air! Tonight's (Jan. 11) boys and girls double-header versus Royse City will be broadcast. The opening game features the Lady Pirates with a 6:30 p.m. tipoff followed by the Pirates contest that follows at about 8 p.m. Interviews, stats reports and comments will run between the games.
 
Scot Harrison, the voice of the Wylie Pirates, will begin broadcasting at 6:25 p.m. on this website under the Listen Live feature.
 
Click here for a printable list of upcoming webcasts that includes more basketball, softball and baseball.
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Softball 6th Annual Pirate Challenge Event, Jan. 19

The Pirate Softball teams will be having our 6th Annual Pirate Challenge event on Saturday, Jan. 19. 
 
The girls will be showing off their power in our hit-a-thon beginning at 3 p.m. at Pirate Field. We invite you to come watch the action and make pledges for the player(s) of your choice.
 
To complete the evening, we invite you to join us for a brisket dinner in the WHS cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. All tickets will be pre-sold so contact Heather.Damron@wylieisd.net to purchase your tickets TODAY as dinner ticket sales will end on Friday, Jan. 11. While at the dinner, be sure to place your bid for one of our many silent auction items.
 
For an event flyer, click here.
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Pirates welcome Good Fellas Pizza as Newest Sponsor

We welcome Good Fellas Pizza as the newest sponsor of Pirates athletics. Our friends at Good Fellas will sponsor the broadcasts of 20 girls and boys basketball games this winter as well as softball and baseball games in the spring.
 
Good Fellas is located at 2260 Country Club Road (FM 1378), Suite 108, in Wylie. Their phone number is 972-941-8167 or visit them on the web at www.goodfellaspizzaus.com
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Brick Builders, WPABC Meet Monday, Jan. 7

The Brick Builders and WPABC will meet Monday, Jan. 7, in the IMPAC Classroom.
 
Brick Builders at 6:30 p.m., Boosters at 7:30 p.m.
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Spirit Wear Order Form

For a printable version of this spirit wear order form, click here.

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Pirates Football Banquet

The Pirates annual football banquet is set for 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Wylie High School. Tickets are $15 and will be sold in the IMPAC office beginning Jan. 14 and continuing through Jan. 25.

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Pirates Recognized as Academic All-State

Three members of the Pirates football team were recognized for excellence in the classroom and named to the 2012 Academic All-State Team.
 
Erik Betancourt and Charles Okpoko received first-team honors. Drew Myers was named honorable mention.
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Supporting Wylie Athletics, WPABC Membership

The Wylie Pirate Athletic Booster Club exists to provide support to all WHS sports. To be successful, we need your support. As a parent, you can join the booster club for just $10 for a full year. Once you join you can attend and vote on booster club business. Booster club meetings are held the first Monday of each month in the IMPAC classroom.

By joining you will have a vote in the way the booster club spends money and supports the Pirates. With budget cuts the last few years, our teams have had to tighten their belts. Many times the booster club can step in and provide financial assistance that can make a difference.

Booster club membership is a great way to show your support for our athletes and coaches. Please consider joining the WPABC today.

Click here for WPABC membership form.

Questions? Email Teresa Richardson at tirichardson@msn.com

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