Allen High School

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Allen's Brand-New $60 Million High School Football Stadium Has Some Worrisome Cracks

    Football is very important to the city of Allen. It's a place where youth football coaches recruit 12-year-old players with Gatorade and Now and Laters, where anything less than a state championship is a disappointment. This passion is most fully expressed in Eagle Stadium, the state-of-the-art, $6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Allen Might Just Have the Best Youth Football Team in the Country

    Allen is football crazy. For proof, look no further than the high school's new, $60 million football stadium. For further proof, there's the Allen Hawks, which Texas Monthly labels "the best 12-year-old football team in Texas." There's no objective way to prove that, of course, no state tournament ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 13, 2012

    My Oh Yes

    "Big D" both song and city, is earning big laughs at Lyric and the Wyly.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Local Music 'Mericans: Michelle Pelissero Turned Part-Time Gigs and Internships Into a Full-Time Position with Kirtland Records

    Welcome to Local Music'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Michelle Pelissero​Michelle Pelissero can be seen working at some of the luckiest of spots -- like rinkside at a Dallas Stars game or dead-center i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Whitt's End: 2.20.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *At the risk of ruffling more Ticket feathers, the station treated one of its first-time, long-timers like shit rudely during its recent gaggle of 15th anniversary celebrations. The way I remember it, Mark ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Local Athlete Missing. Please Help.

    I interrupt my usual smart-ass sports snarkiness for a serious item: Just a little over a week ago Megan Cherry was a talented teenager with a world of promise. She was a star soccer player for her Dallas Texans club team and Allen High School, with a scholarship awaiting at Iowa State Universi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Needle Point in Allen?

    Today's Boston Globe carries a lengthy profile of former Allen High School cheerleader, gymnast and class vice-president Dionne Passacantando, who, in 2003, started taking anabolic steroids when she was 17 because "she just wanted six-pack abs." Passacantando, who now lives in Bruce Springsteen's Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006