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Featured Athlete: Jack Livingstone

Senior pitcher Jack Livingstone throws the ball in a home game. Livingstone recently committed to play for Texas Tech University.

Senior Jack Livingstone is a pitcher for the leopards varsity baseball team. He recently decommitted from Temple and verbally committed to Texas Tech University.

Pre Game:

Favorite song: “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys

Favorite pre game meal: #13 from Jersey Mikes 

Go-to Whataburger order: Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich 

Favorite professional baseball player: Clayton Kershaw 

Post Game:

The Red Ledger: What drove you to start playing baseball?

Jack Livingstone: My dad was the one who got me started in baseball.

TRL: Who are some of your biggest supporters for baseball and life? Why?

JL: My biggest supporters are my parents and grandparents for sure. They push me to be my best everyday. 

TRL: When did you realize you were going to get the chance to play D1 baseball? 

JL: I realized I was going to play D1 when I was in eighth grade when I had D1 coaches reaching out to me.

TRL: What made you decide to decommit from Temple and commit to Texas Tech? Why?

JL: The original plan was to go to Temple and wait for a better D1 then Tech came along and gave me something I couldn’t pass up on. 

TRL: How did it feel when you officially committed to Texas Tech? Why?

JL: It was stress taken off my shoulders when I committed to Tech because I was ready for the recruiting process to be over. 

TRL: What are your goals for the future in your career? Why?

JL: My goal for the future is to be the best pitcher that goes through Texas Tech and then go on to pitch in the big leagues. 

TRL: What have you done in your life to allow you to get the opportunity to play at Texas Tech? Why?

JL: I’ve worked my whole life for this, so it has just been a lot of early mornings and late nights at the field and in the weight room. 

TRL: What do you hope to accomplish as you finish out your senior year? Why?

JL: I hope to finish the season out strong and give my team a chance to win every time I get on the mound and hopefully we can win state. 


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Will Doig, Section Editor
Entering his farewell year, senior Will Doig is excited about becoming a sports editor. Outside of the newsroom, you can find Doig watching any latest sporting event, hanging out with his friends and hitting the gym. Doig also loves volunteering at his church, going to The Porch with friends and eating Chipotle burritos. Doig appreciates some solid coffee, Saturday college football games in the fall and country music. Although the year will be an unprecedented one with college decisions looming, Doig is thrilled for the year ahead while concluding his TRL career with fellow sports editor and Leopard Life classmate, Margo.

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