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Leopard tennis upsets McKinney North

The Leopards had to fight through rain Friday night to defeat the McKinney North Bulldogs and keep their current six game win streak alive.

Going into the match, the Bulldogs were ranked seventh in the 4A state rankings and the Leopards were ranked 21st. The Leopards started off strong taking a 5-2 edge after doubles. While the Bulldogs closed the gap during singles, the Leopards were able to hold them off, winning 11-8.

The girls team swept all nine of their matches, and the top boys doubles team of sophomore Jacob Hagedorn and junior Ryan Ford was able to win for the guys side, as well as the mixed doubles team of junior’s Sam Mimms and Katie Burkhart.

Earlier in the week, the Leopards played the Greenville Lions and took care of business winning 19-0.

Next Tuesday the Leopards head to Denison to try and extend the win streak to seven .

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Initially, the legendary snack cabinet and promise of courtside Mavericks tickets lured Senior Samantha Wendt to the newspaper class. Wendt enjoys experimenting with dessert recipes, and sometimes spends upwards of 6 hours making a decadent dessert. Even more than food, Wendt worships the Dallas Mavericks. She idolizes NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki, and knows every single statistic and happening within the Mavericks organization. In the 1st grade Wendt alternated between studying the biographies of the first 42 US Presidents and learning Russian. In 4th grade, she progressed to mapping out the rest of her life; she decided to travel to every single country in the world for a year after college, become a spy for the President, take a bullet in the leg for the President which would led to her subsequent two-term election, and become a college professor until she dies. Now, Wendt has made her life plan more achievable, and aspires to join the FBI.

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