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Featured Athlete: Carrington Burg

Grace Gonzalez
Freshman Carrington Burg is the only female hockey player on the hockey team. Here is a deeper look at Burg.

Freshman hockey player Carrington Burg plays on the JV team. Burg is the lone girl in the program and has high aspirations for herself beyond high school all because of her love for the game.

Pre Game: 

Dream Vacation: Greece

Favorite Snack: Goldfish

Favorite music genre: Rap

Celebrity you look up to: Sidney Crosby

Post Game: 

The Red Ledger: When did you first start playing hockey?

Carrington Burg: I started playing in 2019.

TRL: What has your experience been like being on the hockey team? Why?

CB: My experience with the hockey team has been really good. I am good friends with everyone on the team and it’s fun to get to play with them. 

TRL: What do you hope to accomplish for the rest of your high school career? Why?

CB: I want to move up to varsity and make one of the DSE (Dallas Stars Elite) teams throughout high school. I want to make varsity so I can move up with my friends and keep playing with them. I want to make the DSE team because to get to the next level and continue playing that is my next step.

TRL: Who are some of your biggest supporters in your life? Why?

CB: Some of my biggest supporters are my parents. My dad is someone I look up to a lot and he is the reason I’m even playing. My mom has always been super supportive; she always helps drive me and she always does the most to help me.

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

CB: My goals are to make varsity, DSE , and eventually play college. I love hockey and I don’t want to stop playing after high school. I hope I can make it to the college level hockey so I can keep playing.

TRL: How do you feel the team will perform this season? Why?

CB: I think we are in a pretty good place to get to the semi finals for sure. We have a couple new players but I think we are balanced out enough to where we will still be able to win. Our team chemistry is really strong this year too so I think that will help a lot.

TRL: What have been some of the best memories you’ve experienced in hockey? Why?

CB: My best memories in hockey are the tournaments that I go to with my teams or just hanging outside of hockey. My favorite memories are when the JV team hangs out or goes to open skates and we all just hangout.

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Will Doig
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.
Grace Gonzalez
Grace Gonzalez, Graphic Designer
Excited to start off her sophomore year and second year on staff, Grace Gonzalez is a second time graphic designer. Gonzalez is involved in many things including Lovejoy volleyball, FCA and Skyline Volleyball club. Gonzalez spent her summer everywhere but her house. She went on a cruise with her family to the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and St.Thomas. Shortly after, they stayed in her beach house in Florida for the rest of summer. Gonzalez is a lover of hugs, muffins and Jesus. Gonzalez loves to listen to all types of music, especially Taylor Swift. Gonzalez is eager for all the things sophomore year brings and is ready to dive into another year on TRL.

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