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Residents north of Frisco warn us that The Force is strong in Downtown Celina, Texas.
Join Celina, Texas, for out-of-this-world fun at the 3rd Annual Star Wars Movie Night on the Square on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.
Celina’s event celebrates the upcoming movie release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, scheduled to hit theatres in December.
Activities for the 3rd Annual Star Wars Movie Night on the Square in Celina, Texas, will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21.
This year’s Celina TX Star Wars: Movie Night event promises to be bigger and better with free family friendly favorites such as build your own lightsaber, a Padawan fitness academy, Escape from Scariff obstacle course, and photo opportunities with a movie character. There will also be several chances to win prizes by participating in the costume contest, trivia contest, and cardboard spaceship contest (build it at home and bring for judging). Plus, the event organizers have we added some new activities including Jedi mind tricks and lightsaber training.
Brookshire’s will be there. Free hotdogs for kids 12 and under while the hotdogs last courtesy of Brookshire’s grocery store.
The Celina TX Star Wars Movie Night event will conclude with a showing of last year’s hit Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG 13) after sundown.
Celina TX Star Wars Movie Night organizers say bring your folding chairs and blankets for the lawn.
Several Celina-area businesses have already committed to sponsor the event including:
Prosper Celina Networking Group
IR Roofs LLC
Order 66 Toy Store
Collin County Magazine is donating a page on CollinCountyMagazine.com to promote Celina Main Street.
Sponsorship opportunities are available, and funds raised at Star Wars Movie Night on the Square go toward Celina Main Street projects.
The Celina Main Street program will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary before and during the event.
The mission of the Celina Main Street (972-382-2682, ext. 7002) program is to make downtown Celina a destination while maintaining the historic character by following the principals and guidelines under the Texas Main Street program and the National Center for Historic Perservation.
Allen 56, Viera, Fla., 20 – Seth Green (8-13-0) passed for 210 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 53 more yards as Allen beat Viera, Fla., 56-20. Kirby Bennett rushed a dozen times for 113 yards.
Connor Limpert made field goals of 29, 28 and 38 yards. Michael Ewton kicked in a 40-yard field goal.
Green ran for two touchdowns on runs of 5 and 1 yard.
Lionel McConnell scored two touchdowns and gained 108 yards receiving. McConnell hauled in a pass from Green and went 72 yards in the second quarter. He scored again from 36 yards out in the third quarter.
Levi Onwuzurike returned a point-after kick try that was blocked for an 83-yard scoring play.
Tevyn Stevenson turned a catch into a 30-yard pass from Green inside two minutes before halftime.
Mitchell Jonke (5-8-1) passed for 41 yards. Alex Robinson (47 yards), Trent Barrence (44 yards), Jonke (31 yards) and Jared Tajalle (27 yards) gave Allen another 149 yards rushing.
Celina 59, Bryan Adams 28: Celina’s Conner Pingleton passed for five touchdowns and 243 yards to give Bryan Adams (1-1) a night to remember on Friday in Celina.
Celina (2-0) fans saw touchdown catches from John Franklin (25 yards), Riley Nebeker (32 yards), Trace Young (37 yards) and Brayson Watson (4-72 yards receiving), who had TDs scoring strikes of 16 and 31 yards.
Pingleton (11-14-0) drove Celina to a 500-yard night on offense. Christian Rivas (4-94 yards) led the Bobcats rushing. Alec Daniels had 49 yards carrying the ball.
Coppell 34, McKinney Boyd 14: Josh Fink and Brady McBride teamed up for three touchdown passes to beat McKinney Boyd, 34-14. Fink scored on TD receptions of 9, 7 and 7 yards. Coppell is 2-0.
For McKinney Boyd (1-1), Grant Restmeyer (15-29-0) passed for 244 yards and a touchdown.
Brandon Bowling (7-104 yards) and Jeremiah Campbell (3-92 yards) led Boyd in receiving. Campbell scored on a 70-yard pass play from Restmeyer in the fourth quarter.
Kaeden Markham (14-56 yards rushing) scored for Boyd in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run.
Frisco 35, Red Oak 14: Frisco’s Ali Idrees scored on runs of 37,27,19 and 9 yards as Frisco downed Red Oak, 35-14. Idrees gained 287 yards, averaging a first down on each rushing attempt.
AJaye Owens (8-52 yards) and Lucas Reynolds (6-48) gave Frisco another 100 yards rushing. Frisco is 2-0. Red Oak is 0-2.
Frisco Centennial 30, Lake Dallas 19: Frisco Centennial’s Anthony Pegues used 26 attempts to gain 185 yards in a 30-19 victory at Lake Dallas on Friday.
Centennial (1-1) gained 7 yards every time Pegues carried the football. His big play came in the first quarter on a TD run from the 50-yard line.
In the fourth quarter, Raleigh Texada returned an interception for a 25-yard touchdown as Lake Dallas fell to 1-1.
Kicker Conner Martin kicked field goals of 22, 29 and 41 yards.
QB Court Walker was 8 of 12 for 96 yards passing.
Lake Dallas’ Keegan Brewer scored on 14-yard TD catch, 4-yard run and tossed a 34-yard pass to Chris Slater.
Frisco Heritage 51, Carrollton Creekview 31: Frisco Heritage’s Kene Nwangwu scampered for five touchdowns and 252 yards in a 51-31 victory over Carrollton Creekview. Nwangwu scored on runs of 80, 73, 27, 13 and 2 yards and gained 500 yards on Friday at Frisco’s Toyota Stadium.
The first score came on Amare Jones’ 55-yard pass to Bubba Ogbebor. Heritage is 2-0. Ogbebor had four catches for 97 yards. Jones was 7-11-0, 107 yards passing and 6-57 rushing. Heritage averaged 9.7 yards a carry with Nwangwu picking up 13.8 per rush.
Frisco Lone Star 48, North Forney 7: Frisco Lone Star QB Jason Shelley passed for three touchdowns as his team beat North Forney, 48-7, on Friday.
Shelley (15-24-0) threw for 237 yards, and completed touchdown passes early to Colby Shelton from the North Forney 13, and another for a 56-yard scoring play late in the first quarter.
Jaylen Dixon caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Shelley early in the second quarter.
Robert Hall ran 14 times for 57 yards and two touchdowns. Hall scored on runs of 1 and 4 yards.
Shelley gained 95 yards on 11 quarterback keepers and scored a touchdown rushing from the North Forney 30-yard line.
Jacob Click made field goals from 37 and 18 yards.
Lone Star is 2-0. North Forney 0-2.
Frisco Wakeland 45, Lovejoy 33: Frisco Wakeland’s Jay Orji gained 310 yards rushing and scored two touchdowns in a 45-33 victory over Lovejoy at Toyota Stadium on Thursday.
Wakeland (1-1) finished with 542 total yards and Lovejoy gained 522.
Wakeland fans saw Orji (12 yards a carry) open the scoring with his run up the middle for 73 yards.
Wakeland scored on a 63-yard run by Orji late in the game to nail down the win.
Wakeland QB Mason Doerr (13-23-0, 179 yards) threw for all three of his touchdown passes in the first half. Cole Hutchens (8-126 yards) hauled in two of the TD passes. Charles Robinson (2-34) also scored on a TD pass.
Aaron Fuller (16-167 yards receiving) and Bowman Sells (33-49-0, 379 yards passing) led Lovejoy’s rally. come back, pulling within five points with less than two minutes to go. Fuller scored two touchdowns receiving and one rushing for Lovejoy (1-1).
Irving Cistercian 42, John Paul II 13: Max Schieferdecker led Irving Cistercian to a 42-13 victory over John Paul II, which fell to 0-2. Scheiferdecker (24-31) passed for 358 yards and four touchdowns.
Cistercian’s Conner Ryan caught nine passes for 130 yards and two touchdown catches.
John Paul was led by Andrew Haidet (10-34, 140 yards) passing. JP running back Eric Johnson gained 129 yards on 17 carries. Ge scored on a 30-yard run.
Haidet put JP on the board again with a 69-yard TD pass to Truett Pittman.
McKinney 35, Frisco Liberty 34: McKinney’s Ron Poe Stadium was the backdrop for an exciting finish as McKinney held off Frisco Liberty, 35-34, on Friday. The outcome came down to Liberty going for a two-point conversion.
McKinney (1-1) managed to stop the conversion attempt in the final minute to capture the win. The big play came moments after Grant Buss scored on a 3-yard plunge.
Walker Torrain (20-189 yards) put McKinney on the scoreboard first on a 3-yard TD run in the first quarter. He scored again 3 minutes before halftime on a 34-yard run.
In the second quarter, Matt Gadek (17-187 yards) scored his first of three touchdowns. Gadek had 36 yards receiving on two catches. Gadek’s TD’s came from the 2, 19, and 10 yard lines. Damon Whitmer had 60 yards rushing on 12 attempts.
Dimitri Jones led Liberty with a 236 yards rushing with two touchdowns. Buss (12-23-0) passed for 130 yards and a 17-yard touchdown completion to Chris McPhaul (5-55 yards). Buss scored from the McKinney 2- and 3-yard lines.
McKinney North 51, Little Elm 10: Justin Madubuike broke through for three sacks and returned a fumbled snap for his own 5-yard touchdown to push McKinney North to a 51-10 win at Little Elm.
On offense, K.J. Hart ran for 132 yards and scored two touchdowns. Hart scored on a 23-yard run.
QB Christian Files (16-26-0, 197 yards) scored twice on keepers, rushing four times for 30 yards. Files scored on runs of 28 and 1 yard. Files also found Miguel Hudson (3-99 yards) for a 65-yard scoring toss and a 32-yard TD pass.
Brett Hartland (31 yards) and Conner Manning (54 yards) each had five catches.
For Little Elm, Joshua Seale (11-74 yards) scored on a 41-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Kyle Waggoner made a 31-yard field goal try.
Nevada Community 48, Farmersville 40: Dillon McCormick ran for 238 yards and scored three touchdowns and Luke Medlin (12-31-0) passed for three more in Nevada (2-0) in front of the hometown fans Friday.
McCormick ground up 17 yards on average per carry. Roger Norton had 61 yards rushing and scored a TD. Medlin ran for 43 yards against Farmersville.
McCormick scored on runs of 89, 27 and 54 yards and in the fourth quarter Medlin found him open for a 78-yard TD pass. Roger Norton scored on the conversion pass from Medlin for the game-deciding eight points.
Norton’s TD came on a 29-yard run in the second quarter.
McCormick led Nevada in receiving with four receptions for 12 yards. Tommy Heard caught four passes for 89 yards. Brandon Cobb hauled in two for 56 yards. McCormick, Heard and Cobb each scored a TD receiving. Cobb scored on a 36-yard pass in the third, and Heard followed with a 39-yard TD catch.
For Farmersville (1-1), Chase Hacker (10-22-2) passed for 136 yards and ran for 193 on 13 keepers. Hacker scored two rushing touchdowns, both in the second quarter. The first was from 69 yards and the second from 66 yards away.
Caleb Twyford (14-154 yards rushing and 5-44 yards receiving) scored three touchdowns. His TD runs came from the Nevada 15-, 5- and 24-yard lines.
Cade Twyford had one TD on a 76-yard run in the first quarter.
Paris 72, Melissa 31: Paris’ Demonquez Allen (7-7-0) passed for seven touchdowns at Melissa. Jalon Pipkins (5-126 yards) scored on all five of his catches. Dren Rollerson and Jordan Furtsch added receiving touchdowns.
Melissa’s Tate Whittington passed for 100 yards and rushed for 18 yards on a TD keeper. He scored on rushing TD and passed for three. Jordan Fortner (2-24) caught two TD passes on an 18-yarder and 6-yarder. Tom Whitson added a 24-yard TD reception. Melissa drops to 0-2.
Plano 31, Irving MacArthur 29: Matt Keys, Kaleb Macaway, Daniel Rodriquez and Brandon Stephens each scored as Plano defeated Irving MacArthur, 31-29, on Thursday at Irving Schools Stadium.
Down 8-0 entering the second quarter, Plano scored when Keys found Macaway open for a 30-yard touchdown pass play. Keys scored on a 1-yard run.
Stephens followed with a 1-yard run. Keys (12-22-0, 226 yards) hit Rodriguez, who turned the catch into a 62-yard touchdown play.
Plano (2-0) didn’t fumble or throw an interception. Plano Senior beat Tyler John Tyler, 35-17, in the home opener on Aug. 28 at Coach John Clark Stadium.
The Wildcats play at Hebron next, then go to Allen to face the Eagles. Plano follows with games vs. Plano West and Plano East.
Plano East 57, Jesuit 42: Mikio Smalls and Desmond Bowden scored two touchdowns apiece, and Smalls passed for three more in Plano East’s 57-42 victory over Jesuit.
Smalls (8-15-0) passed for 209 yards. Smalls hit Tim Wilson for a 63-yard touchdown play in the first quarter. Audie Omotosho (4-110 yards) caught a 30-yard for a touchdown. Trey Hunter grabbed a pass and turned it into a 13-yard score.
Bowden (10-94 yards) scored on runs of 1 and 39 yards.
Johnathan Meadors had 60 yards rushing and a catch for 17 yards.
Prestonwood 58, TACA 8: The Texas Alliance of Christian Athletes was no match for Prestonwood, which won, 58-8, at Lions Stadium on Friday.
PCA QB Ryan Cash (17-19-0) passed for 247 yards and four touchdowns.
Collin Whitaker put PCA on top with a 30-yard run and scored on the conversion.
PCA’s Jonathan Heasley scored on passes of 9, 7 and 7 yards from Cash. Sandwiched in between two TD passes to Heasley in the second quarter, Cash completed a TD pass from 17 yards to Eric Bullock.
In the third quarter, Corey Steen scored on a 2-yard run. Mason Stringfellow scored on his own 2-yard run in the fourth quarter.
The TACA Storm scored in the fourth quarter on a 62-yard fumble return.
Prosper 29, Justin Northwest 14: Prosper’s Ryan Davis scored on runs of 6, 20 and 55 yards to beat Justin Northwest, 29-14. Davis finished with 26 carries for 183 yards.
Josh Belonga scored Prosper’s other touchdown on a 13-yard run. Robert Mahone ran for 78 yards on 21 carries.
Northwest’s Syrus Moore scored on passes of 8 and 13 yards from Hunter Johnson (21-36-2, 229 yards).
Sachse 44, Plano West 34: Sachse stopped Plano West on Friday at Coach John Clark Stadium as West battled back in the fourth quarter. Ashton Johnson returned an interception 60 yards, and Logan Williams (21-31-1, 269 yards) completed a TD pass to Tanner Harmon.
Tyler Campbell ran 13 times for 45 yards.
Matthew Dean caught seven passes for 122 yards and a touchdown.
Jackson Webb caught four passes for 65 yards and a TD. Harmon had two catches for 10 yards.
Sachse’s Keion Wilson (16-96) scored twice. Jalen Mayden ran for 101 yards on 13 tries and passed for 104 yards and a TD. Devin Duvernay (4-65 yards) and Alex Williams scored rushing, and Kameron Steen (1-35 yards) and Duvernay (5-79) each had TD catches.
Plano West (1-1) has a bye next week, then plays Plano East at Coach Kimbrough Stadium on Sept. 18. Games at Clark against McKinney Boyd and Plano follow.
West Mesquite 20, Wylie 16: West Mesquite sophomore Curtis Williams ran for two touchdowns in the first quarter and gained 153 yards to edge Wylie, 20-16, at Wylie ISD Stadium.
West Mesquite took advantage of two turnovers late in the game to hold on for the win. Wylie falls to 0-2.
Wylie QB Emilio Ames (19-36-1) passed for 203 yards and ran for 42 on 13 keepers. Ames completed a 3-yard TD to Justin Pegues, who set up the TD with a 41-yard catch down to the 2.
Eli Smith scored on a 3-yard run, and Wylie was wide awake on the next kickoff, getting the ball back on an onside kick seconds later.
Receiver Jordan Whaley had 86 yards receiving on six catches. Peques caught 5 for 58 yards. Tyrell Mauzy had 4 for 40 yards.
Wylie East 50, Mesquite Poteet 41: Eno Benjamin scored four touchdowns rushing in a 50-41 Wylie East victory over Mesquite Poteet at E.H. Hanby Stadium in Mesquite on Thursday.
Wylie East QB Braden Shewmake (12-21-2, 159 yards, 3 TD) completed touchdown passes to Benjamin (3 catches for 44 yards), Malik Dean (3-46) and Jared Wyatt (1-43).
Benjamin ran for 6.5 yards a carry, finishing with 265 yards on 41 rushes.
Shewmake had 11 keepers for 92 yards.
Kaleb Fletcher led Poteet with 298 yards passing. Donovan Marshall caught three TD passes.