The Red Ledger

Senior volleyball player makes national team

Julia Carder, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2011


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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


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  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...

New baseball head coach comes to the team

New baseball head coach comes to the team

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor

October 5, 2011


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The new school year brought various personnel changes on campus. One is the hiring of a new head baseball coach, Brooke Court. Court, who is entering his 12th season as a coach, also teaches sophomore Pre-AP World History. Court began his coaching career at Bishop Dunne, private school in South D...

Juniors win Powder Puff tournament in the gym

Juniors win Powder Puff tournament in the gym

Jessica Parrott, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2011


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Homecoming week comes with a lot of different activities from dressing up to decorating halls. One of the most popular:  Powder Puff football. With each grade fielding an all girls team, a day that began outside ended inside with the juniors claiming the championship. Students went to first through fourth period. For ...

Football faces district rival

Football faces district rival

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

October 1, 2011


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Starting the season with two straight losses, the football team faced questions and uncertainty.  Having lost more than 8,000 yards in offensive production from last year’s team, the first two games were a showcase of growing pains and inexperience. However, a 64 point explosion against Frisco H...

Volleyball takes seventh in Pearland

Jessica Parrott, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


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Fresh off second place at the Allen Open, the varsity volleyball team traveled to Pearland for the Nike Volleyball Classic. The Leopards swept day one, defeating Lake Travis, Brandies, and Deer Park. Day two started with another quick win over Georgetown followed by a closer but victorious win over...

Senior captain goes down in football game

Jessica Parrott, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


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On Friday August 26th, the varsity football team opened their season against the Argyle Eagles. While team ended up losing the game 42-17, that was not the only loss they suffered that night. Senior captain Trey Carson left the game in the fourth quarter with a season ending shoulder injury. “I...

No injuries make for a cheerful squad

Elizabeth Bower, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

As the school year begins, the cheerleaders prepare for a jam-packed football season. With this comes pep rallies, and pep rallies mean routines. Lots of routines. In the past, performances meant getting as many people capable of producing a safe routine. Normally, this would be a difficult task,...

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