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A week in the life of: A Band Member

A week in the life of: A Band Member

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2011
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Often overlooked but always an essential component to the Friday Night Football festivities, few people are truly aware of the amount of effort the marching band puts in every day to perform both in the stands and on the field during the game and half-time show. “Marching band is one of those act...

A week in the life of: A football player

A week in the life of: A football player

Julia Carder, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2011
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Friday night lights are the final act of a week long rehearsal for the football team. The on field results are a product of what begins on Saturday. The boys at our school put every ounce of effort and strength into making our team the best it can be. Without these boys our Friday isn’t as bright,...

Q&A with former Rangers’ pitcher and student’s father

Q&A with former Rangers’ pitcher and student’s father

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2011
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Many students know Andie Malloy, she’s a senior and a volleyball player in addition to an art student.  Her athletic ability must run in the family. The Red Ledger recently sat down with her father, Bob, a former Texas Ranger. Although he was down with a cold, Mr Malloy made some time to talk about...

Allen Americans Start Season

Allen Americans Start Season

Jessica Parrott, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2011
Filed under Sports

The Allen Americans minor hockey league team will begin its third season on October 21 against the Tulsa Oilers. The Americans played two preseason games going 1-1. Last year the team won its division with a record of 47-16. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or at the Allen Event...

Lovejoy Prospers at tennis match

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor
October 20, 2011
Filed under Sports

Prosper got the best of the Leopard football team, but on the tennis courts it was a much different outcome. Facing a short-handed team, the Leopards cruised to a 17-0 win, its fifth in a row. The team is on a hot streak, having won 54 of its last 55 matches of the course of three dual matches. As...

Can Holland bring Rangers to the World Series?

Can Holland bring Rangers to the World Series?

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor
October 13, 2011
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Unpredictable is the word used to best describe left-handed Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland. This time last year, in the American League Championship Series, Holland was pitching like never before: zero earned runs, 92 pitches, and 51 strikes in five and two third innings over the course of last...

Senior volleyball player makes national team

Julia Carder, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2011
Filed under Sports

For many students, three straight state championships in volleyball would be the highlight of their high school sports career, but that’s not the case for Andie Malloy. She is a member of the 2011 Girls’ Youth National team and she spent her summer representing her country in the FIVB Volleyball...

A week in the life of: A cheerleader

A week in the life of: A cheerleader

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2011
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When Monday morning rolls around, most students don’t even want to show up for school. But the cheerleaders have to be up and ready for practice, which starts between 7 and 7:30 in the morning. The girls warm up with running and crunches, followed by kicks and jump practice. From there, they practice...

Tennis places third in 4A and 5A tournament

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor
October 10, 2011
Filed under Sports

  Year after year, the Leopard tennis team has developed into a dominant 3A squad. This year is no different, with the team’s success in the Abilene Invitation surprising tournament directors and several of the schools participating in the tournament. After the seeding meeting, the Leopards...

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