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July 20, 2011

Julius Randle's Summer Fun

What we learned from the Peach Jam
PF Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian Academy), SF Jabari Parker (Chicago/Simeon) and C Nerlens Noel (Everett, Mass./The Tilton School) have ...

May 25, 2011

Cole Mine: Northwestern Finds Treasure in Missimo

PLANO--There have been many players that contributed to the back-to-back state championship appearances by the Prestonwood Christian Academy boys soccer team.

But Junior Cole Missimo has stood...


May 24, 2011

Prestonwood Christian's Randle No. 1 in 2013

ESPN Recruiting debuted its latest boys basketball recruiting rankings for the 2012-2014 classes, and a pair of area private school players are rated among the best of May 24, 2011 


May 10, 2011 

Mike Maack's Lethal Move

PLANO-- The greatest teacher of the lefthanded first base pickoff move in history is Mike Maack, head coach at Prestonwood Academy...

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May 29, 2011

PCA Names New Head Basketball Coach

Prestonwood Christian Academy named Chris Mayberry, formally of The First Academy in Orlando, the the new head basketball coach Thursday. Mayberry replaces Brad Freeman who took another position in the  


December 8, 2010

Second verse better than the first

KILLEEN – There are times when the sequel or rematch falls short of expectations. For every “Terminator 2,” there’s a “Basic Instinct 2.”…




December 5, 2010

Prestonwood makes it two in a row

Prestonwood Christian knocked off a two-time defending state champion
only to create another back-to-back champion. Prestonwood won its
second consecutive state title with a 38-35 thriller over Fort Worth
Nolan in the...


December 4, 2010

Nolan, Prestonwood rematch for TAPPS title

 The TAPPS Division I state champion this year will be a defending champion and an area team. Defending Division I state champion Fort Worth Nolan faces last year’s Division II state champion, Plano Prestonwood, in Killeen…


December 1, 2010

Namesake: Standridge does grandfather proud

CARROLLTON – Prestonwood Christian Academy senior Riley Standridge relished a bit more than his team’s second consecutive TAPPS state championship berth on Saturday... 



November 27, 2010 

Lion Heart: Prestonwood Fends Off Friars for TAPPS State Title Shot 

CARROLLTON -- Despite bending and surrendering 21 points on four possessions to Bishop Lynch in the second half on Saturday, the Prestonwood Christian Academy football team didn’t break. The Friars rang the doorbell, knocked incessantly and even tried…



November 25, 2010

Standridge Stadium Hosts Family For First Time

PLANO--Prestonwood Christian Academy senior receiver Thomas "Riley" Standridge is named after his grandfather. Also named after former Carrollton Mayor Thomas Standridge is the… 



November 24, 2010

PCA Ground Game Leads To Fall Off For Buttons

PLANO--The number of roadblocks standing in the way of a potential TAPPS Division I State Championship game between the Prestonwood Christian Academy and Fort Worth Nolan football teams are down to two. The Lions, fresh off obliterating Brownsville St. Joseph in their…



November 17, 2010

Cowboy golf sings two 

STILLWATER--…The Prestonwood Christian Academy product enjoyed an impressive 2009 campaign that saw him earn top 10s in six of his seven AJGA starts, including a victory at the Stars of Texas Junior…



November 17, 2010

Empty half leaves PCA glass full

PLANO--The Prestonwood Christian Academy football team accomplished all it needed to in the span of just one half against Brownsville Saint Joseph on Saturday afternoon. Racking up touchdowns like they were…




October 12, 2010

Prestonwood, Nolan Meet for TAPPS Div. I Edge


PLANO -- Prestonwood Christian Academy had to deal with more than a fair share of changes going into this season. The defending TAPPS Division II state champs were moved up to Division I alongside perennial private school powerhouses like…


September 27, 2010

Dallas Great American Shootout Recap-Julius Randle Stands Out 

CARROLTON, Texas -- The state of Texas continues to produce elite players at a near unmatchable level. The Dallas Great American Shootout was a great opportunity to catch some of the nation's top players in the 2012 and 2013 classes. Mike Kunstadt does a great job of bringing together…


September 3, 2010

No Changes At Top, Randle Still Top Player

ESPN--The top two overall spots in the 2013 class -- PF Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian Academy) and SF Kuran Iverson (Windsor, Conn./Northwest Catholic) -- have not changed, but…






June 24, 2010

PCA's Juilus Randle Named ESPN's Top Sophomore in the Country 

ESPN--…Power forward Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian Academy) earns the top spot thanks to his size (6-foot-8, 230 pounds), strength and skills for a big man. The best comparison for Randle is a left-handed Chris Webber because…


June 21, 2010

Kesterson Wins FootJoy, Exemption to Tour Event 

GREENSBORO, N.C.--…Playing in the second-to-last group, Kesterson and defending champion Justin Thomas of Goshen, Ky., were tied with Anthony Paolucci of Del Mar, Calif., at 9-under-par with one hole to play. Kesterson withstood the pressure and found the fairway with… 


May 3, 2010

Kesterson (No. 17, 2011) Commits to OSU 

GOLF WEEK--Tanner Kesterson, No. 17 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings for the Class of 2011, has given his verbal commitment to play for Oklahoma State, the No. 1 team in the country, according to a press release sent by his high school…  



 April 27, 2010 

Randle Name MaxPrep Freshman All-American 

MAXPREPS.COM--Highlighted by National Freshman of the Year Aquille Carr of Patterson (Baltimore, Md.), presents the 2009-10 Boys Basketball Freshmen All-American Team…  




April 22, 2010

Rock Chalk for Peters 

ESPN--Zach Peters of Prestonwood Christian Academy (Plano, Texas) did not mince his words Wednesday when announcing he will attend Kansas. "I'm very excited to be a [Kansas] Jayhawk and…





April 21, 2010

Zach Peters considers KU, UK, UNC and Texas 

ESPN--Zach Peters has done his homework meticulously. Now for the sophomore forward from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, it's time for school. That's school as in a college decision because "I know this is… 



March 25, 2010

DMN Newcomer of the Year: Julius Randle 

DALLAS--Randle was impressive in his first year of high school, helping his team win the TAPPS 5A state championship... 




February 8, 2010

Lions Soccer Player Signs with Indiana University 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--Wise is a three-year starter at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Frisco, Texas, where he has tallied 68 goals and 52 assists, including 28 goals and 19 assists as a senior. Wise has returned to the pitch after…











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