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Softball looks towards future after promising season

Softball looks towards future after promising season

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Softball, Sports, Spring

The softball team concluded its season last Friday, April 26, in a bi-district round game against Frisco Reedy, finishing the year with a final record of 12-16-1, and a district record of 8-2. The Leopards lost to the Reedy Lions late in the game in a close match that ended with a score of 6-5. The ...

Baseball to open best of three playoff series against Reedy

Baseball to open best of three playoff series against Reedy

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports, Sports, Spring

Having finished off the season with a solid 10-5 record and a share of the district championship, the baseball team will be kicking off the postseason today at 3:30 p.m. at Princeton High School in the first of a best of three series against Frisco Reedy. Reedy, finished with a 9-6 record in distric...

Softball to challenge Reedy in first round of playoffs

Softball to challenge Reedy in first round of playoffs

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Softball, Sports, Spring

After a second-place finish in district, the softball team (12-15-1 overall, 8-2 district), will begin its playoff season with a bi-district playoff game against the Frisco Reedy Lions (17-7 overall, 13-5 district) tonight at 7 p.m. at Plano East HS. Reedy finished third in their district out of ten teams, behind ...

Performance Course to continue into spring and summer

Performance Course to continue into spring and summer

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Spring

Performance Course (PC) will continue their annual spring and summer workout program for several athletic teams at Lovejoy. The course will begin at various times depending on the sport. Athletes can sign up at the PC website to register for the upcoming training courses. “There are very few scho...

Track and field to send 16 competitors to regionals

Track and field to send 16 competitors to regionals

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Spring, Track and Field

More than half of the track and field athletes that competed at the area meet (April 3-4) have qualified for the regional meet that will take place April 26-27 at Maverick Stadium in Arlington. “The top two finishers in each event at the regional meets plus one additional qualifier will qualify...

Baseball looks to improve playoff seeding in Princeton

Baseball looks to improve playoff seeding in Princeton

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports, Sports, Spring, Uncategorized

After clinching a playoff spot in spite of Tuesday’s loss, the baseball team (19-7 overall, 8-4 district)  hopes to recover tonight on the road against Princeton (16-9, 6-6) at 7:30 p.m. “This game is a very important one, because we have something to prove,” junior Sam Coit said. “W...

15 student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

15 student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Multimedia, Photo Essays, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

Fifteen student-athletes at the high school solidified their collegiate careers in the main gym yesterday when they signed their National Letters of Intent. A school record seven baseball players signed to play at the next level, while three athletes signed to play football, three signed to pa...

Senior night moved to road game for softball due to weather

Senior night moved to road game for softball due to weather

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Softball, Sports, Spring

The softball team (10-15-1 overall, 7-2 district) will play its final district game away against the Princeton Panthers (6-21-1 overall, 0-9 district) tonight at 7 p.m. The game was originally scheduled to be played at home for "senior night," but recent thunderstorms forced the contest to be moved ...

Baseball looks to defeat Sherman Bearcats at home

Baseball looks to defeat Sherman Bearcats at home

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports, Sports, Spring

Breaking the impasse is at the top of the baseball team’s (18-5) to-do list tonight, as they look to even the score with the Sherman Bearcats, who defeated the Leopards 5-0 Tuesday night. Lovejoy is currently in first place in district play, and are very close to playoff contention. “Earlier this ...

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