The Red Ledger

Boys playoff aspirations ended

Boys playoff aspirations ended

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor

April 9, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The threat of tornadoes prolonged the Kaufman Lions boys soccer season by 24 hours, but the Leopards still took a 3-0 victory a day later than originally scheduled. Scoreless after regulation play, the overtime period began with a quick goal by senior Michael Meyers, and was followed by goals from...

Cone of good luck

Cone of good luck

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

April 4, 2012


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Its significance has been questioned by many. It’s been photographed, danced around, and passed through the halls. It started off as a mere prank, but has grown into much more. It’s a mystery to the school, but to the soccer girls, it’s a newfound tradition. It’s the infamous playoff cone. “I...

Softball players recognize teachers at home game

Jessica Parrott, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


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Friday is “Very Important Teacher” night for the Leopard softball team Prosper Eagles at home. Between the jv and varsity games, the girls will walk out on the field with their favorite teachers to recognize them for their great work. The Lady Leopards will be facing Prosper for the second time...

Baseball begins district with win

Elizabeth Bower

March 26, 2012


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Rain may have postponed the game, but it could not delay the outcome as the baseball team won its first District 11-3A game, hitting the road to beat Frisco Lone Star 6-2. Having to endure several days of rain and wet field conditions, the team had to wait several days before finally getting the chance...

Best finish ever for tennis at state

Best finish ever for tennis at state

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor

March 21, 2012


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In a season plagued with rainouts and delays, the state tournament was no different, as the Leopard tennis team weathered the rain and cold one more time to bring home silver medals. Due to the weather, the tournament was played in Abilene at three different sites with indoor courts and a shortened...

Mick Ellis

Mick Ellis

March 21, 2012


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Physical rehabilitation is a daunting task in the eyes of any athlete, and for sophomore Mick Ellis it has been no different. Ellis is a well-rounded athlete who invests many hours of time and effort into his school sports to be the best he can be. However, even the worst can happen to a dedicated athlete...

Time to move beyond race

Time to move beyond race

Tim Trinh, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2012


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Feburary 6, 2012. It’s the birth of the phenomenon Linsanity; an underdog story featuring Jeremy Lin, an Asian American NBA player finally getting his chance to play at the highest level in the world, for one of the most popular teams in the New York Knicks. For a kid that barely got recruited in high...

Two home runs in one game

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2012


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Since its foundation, the softball program has seen some rare and impressive plays on the field, but there has never been two home runs in one game by the same person- until freshman Danielle Brochu did it. Playing in its annual tournament at Allen Station, in the first bracket game, Brochu stepped...

Tennis team heads to State competition

Tennis team heads to State competition

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor

March 8, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Beating the Kaufman Lions in the finals of the regional team tennis tournament for the third year in a row, the Leopard tennis team became back-to-back-to-back regional champions. The Leopards did not lose a match against any team in the tournament, winning 10-0 against Van Alstyne, Frisco Lonestar,...

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