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McKinney Success Story: Popular Ink Just Keeps Flowing

Any concerns that the American entrepreneurial spirit may be waning are dashed after spending an hour with Dru Riess and Ray Salinas of McKinney-based Popular Ink. These two have taken...
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McKinney High School Football Preview for Oct. 5

McKinney North High School Though the Bulldogs opened district play last Friday with a 45-21 loss at Sherman, they began this week on a high note. “We had a good practice...
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Hidden Gem: Heritage Ranch Golf and Country Club Is Turning Heads

Tucked in a lush pocket of central Collin County, just 10 minutes east of Central Expressway, lies an oasis of active-adult living called Heritage Ranch Golf and Country Club....
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McKinney High School Football Preview for Sept. 28 Games

McKinney High School One thing’s for sure of late: McKinney opponents had best be ready to play when the second half starts. The Lions (4-0) have outscored opponents 42-6 in the...
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McKinney High School Football Preview for Sept. 21 Games

McKinney Boyd High School Boyd notched its first win of the season last Friday, an exciting 31-21 thumping of Garland, and Broncos head coach Don Drake sounded pleased this week...
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Hunter Mahan: A Lion on the Links

Hunter Mahan is a busy guy these days – and that’s understandable. The former McKinney High School standout was one of the hottest golfers on the Professional Golf Association...
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McKinney High School Football Preview for Games on Sept. 14

McKinney Boyd High School The final score doesn’t show it, but Boyd’s 31-6 loss to Coppell last Friday was a tight contest until late in the third quarter.  “I thought the...
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McKinney High School Football Update: McKinney Lions Win 45-21 during Sept. 6 Game

The McKinney Lions defeated Frisco Heritage, 45-21, on Thursday to improve their record to 2-0. Red Shannon scored two first-half touchdowns for McKinney, including a 52-yard scoring pass from quarterback...
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McKinney High School Football Preview for Games on Sept. 6 and Sept. 7

McKinney High School The McKinney Lions’ 11-game losing streak is over. It ended last Friday with the Lions’ 55-46 win at Mansfield Legacy -- and it wasn’t that close. McKinney...
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High School Football in McKinney: Updates on Aug. 31 Games

McKinney High School The McKinney High School Lions, winless a year ago, opened their 2012 season with a 55-46 win over Mansfield Legacy on Friday. McKinney quarterback Robert Somborn threw four...
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McKinney North High School Football: Aug. 30 Game Update

McKinney North High School loses, 21-17, to Carrollton Newman Smith on Thursday after leading, 17-0, at halftime. North quarterback Ben Dutze threw two second-quarter touchdown passes, and Anthony Lozoya kicked a 20-yard...
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McKinney High School Football Preview: Great Games Start Tonight

Fans of high school football in McKinney are ready to watch their favorite local teams play in some great gridiron match-ups. McKinneyOnline.com is proud to bring you the following season preview. McKinney...
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McKinney Olympian Mary Killman and Partner Mariya Koroleva Finish 11th in 2012 Games’ Duet...

It’s been an amazing week for McKinney Olympian Mary Killman, who now looks forward to well-deserved rest and relaxation with family and friends after placing 11th in duet synchronized...
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Mary Killman’s Olympic Competition Date Fast Approaches

McKinney Olympian Mary Killman has returned to London after conducting final training in Dublin, Ireland, this week with her synchronized-swimming partner Mariya Koroleva. Their long-awaited competition date is finally near...
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McKinney’s Olympic Athlete Enjoying London and the Thrill of the 2012 Games

McKinney’s own Olympian, Mary Killman, has been in London almost a week now. As she blogged at marykillman.blogspot.com, she’s done three things since her arrival: “We practice, we eat,...
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McKinney Athlete to Compete in the Olympics

When London’s Summer Olympic Games begin on July 27, McKinney residents will have a hometown athlete to cheer on. She’s 21-year-old Mary Killman, a duet synchronized swimmer, and she officially calls...
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McKinney Boyd Lady Bronco Softball Team Heads into Playoffs after Winning District Title with...

What a way to earn your school’s first softball championship: 14 wins, 0 losses.  The McKinney Boyd Lady Broncos put the finishing touches on perfection last Friday with an 18-1...
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