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Boys soccer to play first home game

Boys soccer to play first home game

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

After claiming a win in its district opener, the boys soccer team (6-3-3), (1-0) will look to face Denison at 7:15, their first home game of the season. The offense seems to be heating up as the team has scored six points in the last two games. Coach Duran said the team played well against Wylie Eas...

Girls basketball seeks to improve playoff seed

Girls basketball seeks to improve playoff seed

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

After two close losses to Wylie East (54-52) and Denison (32-31), and thrashing Sherman (66-33), the girls varsity basketball team (18-15 overall, 4-4 district) looks to finish the district season strong. The girls will take on Princeton (16-12, 1-5) in Princeton with the hopes of pushing into the thir...

Featured Athlete: Sammie Basson

Featured Athlete: Sammie Basson

Karina Li, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Freshman Sammie Basson plays on the varsity basketball team and is the only freshman on the 2020 roster. She wears jersey #4 and plays the point guard. Pre-Game Favorite Song: All types of music Whataburger or Chick-fil-a: Chick-fil-a Favorite Movie: 1000 to 1 Favorite Subject: Biology Pos...

Girls soccer aims to finish out game against Melissa Cardinals

Girls soccer aims to finish out game against Melissa Cardinals

James Mapes, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 4-1 loss against the Colony Cougars (5-3-2), the girls soccer team (6-4) looks to bounce back this week against the Melissa Cardinals (10-3-1). Looking back on last week’s game, head coach Ian Keeble reflects on the mistakes of him and his team, and what they can do to improve upon those mistakes. “For 70 minutes I thought we played really well,” Keeble said. “Unfortunately,...

Boys soccer to continue district play at Sulphur Springs

Boys soccer to continue district play at Sulphur Springs

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 3-0 win against Denton Ryan, the boys team, (5-3-2), will take on the Sulphur Springs Wildcats, (5-4-4), away tonight at 7 p.m. With their district opener on Tuesday, head coach Alex Duran is pleased with how the team is playing and is ready for the challenges ahead. “Our team is one...

Boys basketball looks to wrap up district

Boys basketball looks to wrap up district

Katie Dolberry, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

After a 44-41 overtime loss to McKinney North (12-13, 1-3 in district) last Friday put an end to its undefeated district record, the boys basketball team (11-9, 3-1) looks to keep their first place position, tied with Mckinney North and Princeton, as they travel to Denison to play the Yellow Jackets (12-1...

Girls basketball looks to split season series with Wylie East

Girls basketball looks to split season series with Wylie East

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

After a week of tightly-contested district matchups, the girls basketball team (17-13 overall, 3-2 district) looks to get back in the win column against Wylie East (16-12, 4-1) on Tuesday night at home at 6:15. The girls team defeated Princeton last Tuesday night when freshman Sammie Basson hit a ...

Boys basketball prepares for early season challenge at McKinney North

Boys basketball prepares for early season challenge at McKinney North

Katie Dolberry, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The only two undefeated basketball teams remaining in District 15-5A will meet tonight in a matchup that will take place on the Bulldog’s homecourt at 7:30 p.m. Both the Leopards  (2-0) and the McKinney North Bulldogs (2-0) head into the game boasting an undefeated record, but only one will come out with its winning streak intact. Lovejoy lost two close games ...

Boys soccer to face Denton Ryan tonight

Boys soccer to face Denton Ryan tonight

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Coming off another tie against Lakeview Centennial, the boys soccer team (4-3-2)  looks to face Denton Ryan (1-5-1) away tonight at 7:15 p.m.  Head coach Alex Duran discussed the dynamics of this week’s preparation. “We continue to work on fundamentals week in and week out,” Duran said.  “The message for the week was pay attention to the small details.” Junior goalie Sa...

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