The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

Sophomores Chloe Schaeffer, Bella Landrum and  Amy Morefield, as well as freshman Kelly Littlefield qualified for state in the 4x400 meter relay race. This is the first year this team is going to state.

Fantastic four

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Four girls gather together and prepare for the last event of the day. They hold their personalized purple leopard baton between the four of them. This is their weapon. The sun is set, and the pressure...

Sophomore Mitchell Bradshaw competes at the Sheriffs Posse Franklin County Youth Rodeo. Bradshaw has been horseback riding for 14 years since he was three.

Settled state of mind

Calla Patino, Section Editor April 29, 2021

Over the course of five days, the smell of flat straw mixed with leather heightens as sophomore Mitchell Bradshaw arrives to the conglomeration of riders and horses each ready to earn the trophy or ribbon....

Teresa Dollinger has been the student council teacher for the last seven years. At the end of this year, Dollinger will step down as student council adviser while maintaining her job as a biology and anatomy teacher.

Moving forward

Audrey McCaffity , Staff Writer April 29, 2021

As students flood the seats across the main gym, decorations can be seen surrounding the area. The cheerleaders, band, majestics and student council all have worked to put together a pep rally that shows...

Girls track coach Carly Littlefield ran track in high school and college. Carlys daughter Kailey shares her same passion for running.

Little things

Calla Patino, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

A mass of high school girls break from their coach’s meeting to begin the warm up. Between their tall heads, the tiny, five-year-old head of Kailey Littlefield appears. She runs the two laps with the...

Middle school teacher and boys athletic coordinator, Jerry Quinton, composts from his backyard. He uses his compost to grow his own fruits and vegetables.

Fresh creations

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

The average person goes to the grocery store to stock up on their veggies and fruit for the week. Produce, as such, can range between 32 cents a pound to $4 a pound. They come in all shapes in sizes, and...

Courtyard Conversations: Principal Chris Mayfield

Courtyard Conversations: Principal Chris Mayfield

Lindsey Hughes and Parker Post April 16, 2021

Editor’s note: Courtyard Conversations is a monthly series, which features the school’s staff members, and a topic that is relevant to their lives or work at the school. TRL staff members speak with...

Freshman Hannah Mao and senior Andrew Mao competed in UIL together, facing off in friendly competition. Andrew and Hannah will compete at UIL Regionals on April 16 and 17.

Only time will tell

Calla Patino, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Stacks of practice papers flatten creating the base. More scribbled, faded pencil math form the fence, behold the arena. Two sibling knights, senior Andrew and freshman Hannah Mao, enter the gate of the...

Sophmore Gracelyn Maxfield loves riding and taking care of horses. Maxfield is currently working towards the purchase of her own horse.

Connection with turns

Calla Patino, Section Editor April 8, 2021

A majestic beast that consists of 2,000 pounds of power and strength patiently awaits for rider Gracelynn Maxfield to tack up. A beast that can sprint away at 55 miles per hour, stands still on it’s...

Senior Taryn Sutherlin plays tennis, as well as being in debate. Sutherlin started the Women in Business club this year.

Leopard Look: Taryn Sutherlin

Hannah Cole, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

Senior Taryn Sutherlin  is active with the tennis team, speech and debate, as well as the Women in Business club, which she founded. She accumulated multiple awards for debate and has become a varsity...

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