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Texas high school football scores from Friday, September 24

There’s plenty of news and notes from an exciting night of high school sports. Texas football teams from Fort Worth, Dallas and other parts of the state hit the field for an action-packed night of Week 5 contests. Here’s a recap and the scores from some of the games:. Some...
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The Mound Showdown lived up to its billing on Friday night, as the Jaguars edged Marcus by a score of 17-14. Flower Mound drove 92-yards on its opening drive and scored on a 22-yard field goal from Reagan Tubbs to make it 3-0 Flower Mound. Late in the second quarter,...
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Adrenaline rush: Martinez, Lewisville dominate Plano West in 6-6A opener

LEWISVILLE — After rolling through its preseason schedule with three wins by an average of 32.3 points, the Lewisville football team didn’t miss a beat in Friday’s District 6-6A opener against Plano West. The Farmers were nearly flawless through two quarters, winning field position from the onset, churning out several...
Midland Reporter-Telegram

HS FOOTBALL: Roundup from Sept. 24

DALLAS -- In a battle of ranked teams, Parish Episcopal doubled up Midland Christian, 28-14, Friday night in TAPPS Division I District 1 action. Parish was led by Andrew Paul, who rushed 30 times for 189 yards and three TDs. Ryver Rodriguez rushed for both Mustangs’ touchdowns. Rodriguez carried the...

Dallas ISD will no longer suspend high school and middle school students, introduces ‘reset centers’ as new disciplinary action

DALLAS — Dallas Independent School District is making some changes in how it addresses student disciplinary issues across middle and high school campuses. The school district is doing away with in-school and out-of-school suspensions as disciplinary practices. The district, instead, will address student behavior issues by incorporating "reset centers" in its 52 middle and high schools.

Frisco Memorial spoils Princeton Homecoming

Princeton – A 21-point 1st quarter explosion by Memorial (4-1, 2-1 district 7-5A) was the difference in the game as they beat the Panthers 38-22 (2-3, 0-3) to spoil Princeton’s Homecoming. Memorial’s Ethan Lollar threw for a touchdown and ran for a touchdown to get the ball rolling early. Brandon...

Richardson ISD board President Karen Clardy turns in resignation letter, effective immediately

Richardson ISD board President Karen Clardy resigned from her position Sept. 24 in a letter to the other trustees and Superintendent Jeannie Stone. “I have made the difficult decision to step down from Richardson ISD school board, effective immediately,” Clardy wrote in her letter. “I have been a part of RISD for 32 years, and I have had the privilege to work alongside many wonderful parents, teachers and staff. Thank you for the opportunity to serve our students. I would also like to thank the many people who have supported me during my two terms as an RISD trustee.”

GAME STORY: Wylie runs away for 49-21 homecoming win over Brownwood

The Wylie football team treated a homecoming crowd to a dominating win Friday, scoring the first 35 points in a 49-21 victory over Brownwood. The Bulldogs, who came in on a two-game losing streak, got their running game going early and controlled the line of scrimmage throughout, piling up 328 yards rushing while bottling up BHS standout Konlyn Anderson in the win.

The 9 highest ranked schools in Dallas

I recently wrote about the nine best neighborhoods in Dallas, and today it's time to look at the nine highest-ranked public schools in Dallas. This is based on a report just released by Niche. This is how they determine the ranking of a school.

Forsan students compete at State Fair of Texas

DALLAS, Texas — A group of Forsan students are down in Dallas representing West Texas at the State Fair. Eight students are competing in events like the live stock show, archery and more. Cooper Chapman, Brylon Frerich, Bryson and Jordan Roberts, Brelyn Tubb, Kaeli Woodall and Colt and Colby Nichols...
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Leaders Share Changes Schools Will See & Hope to See After Pandemic

It's pretty clear everyone agrees our schools need to be full again, not just with kids, but with plans for success. "The way out is not through remediation it's through acceleration," said Kent Scriber, Superintendent of Fort Worth ISD. "This is what we gotta do, things are urgent, our hair...

University of Arkansas alumnus shares special bond with son as Razorbacks

ARLINGTON, Texas — There's so much pride and passion that comes from being a Razorback fan and they traveled from all over to cheer on the Hogs in Arlington. Oliver Sims III is a University of Arkansas alumnus from Central Arkansas who shared what that pride means to him and the special person in his life he can now share it with.
Dallas News

Plano ISD won’t extend mask mandate for schools

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story said that Collin County commissioners criticized state data for overcounting COVID-19 cases in Aug. 2021. Commissioners made those comments in Aug. 2020. Plano students, staff and visitors won’t be required to wear masks in school buildings starting next week. On a 3-4 vote,...
Dallas News

Here’s what we know about the Richardson ISD school board president resigning

Richardson school board president Karen Clardy resigned suddenly Friday, sending a short letter to fellow trustees noting she would step down immediately. “I have made the difficult decision to step down from Richardson ISD School Board, effective immediately,” she wrote. “I have been a part of RISD for 32 years and I have had the privilege to work alongside many wonderful parents, teachers and staff. Thank you for the opportunity to serve our students.”

Collin College sued by former professor

A former Collin College professor filed a lawsuit against the college Wednesday for actions she alleges violated her rights to free speech and due process. According to a civil complaint obtained by Star Local Media, former education professor Suzanne Jones of Plano was denied an employment contract renewal in January for “challeng[ing] Collin College’s [COVID-19] reopening plans” and two incidents in which Jones used the school’s name in making public expression.

Plano ISD mask mandate ends after board rejects extension

Plano ISD’s temporary mask mandate expired on Friday, and a majority vote to extend it failed to surface in a Tuesday work session. After a brief presentation by Assistant Superintendent Beth Brockman on the current state of COVID-19 cases in Plano ISD facilities, a motion was presented before trustees to extend the temporary mask mandate that was implemented on Aug. 26 to Nov. 5.