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Boys and girls track to compete at home area meet

Boys and girls track to compete at home area meet

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Spring, Track

After making school history last week with its first boys district 5A championship, the track teams’ qualifiers look to continue their success at the 5A area 15-16 meet, being hosted at the high school today. “Our guys always enjoy running at home,” boys track coach Tim Denton said. “We a...

Lacrosse senior night to be held at high school

Lacrosse senior night to be held at high school

Lulu Butler, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The lacrosse program will be holding their annual Senior Day game on April 22 to award the seniors on their accomplishments and explain their future plans for college. The game will start at 2 p.m. and the seniors will be escorted onto the field by their parents and recognized during halftime. This ...

Boys soccer ends playoff run in regionals

Boys soccer ends playoff run in regionals

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter

The boy’s soccer season finally came to an end after going three rounds deep in the playoffs, losing to Midlothian 2-1 in the regional semifinals last Friday. After starting the season on a dull note, the Leopards bounced back and created the best season in the program’s history in assistant co...

Softball clinch spot in playoffs

Softball clinch spot in playoffs

Nick Smith, Sports Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring

With a win over the Wylie East Pirates (14-10 overall, 5-5 in district) last night, the softball team (23-4, 9-2) clinched a spot in playoffs, though the District 15 championship is still up for grabs with tonight’s home game against the North Forney Eagles (15-9, 8-3) a key factor in determining ...

Baseball continues chase for playoffs

Baseball continues chase for playoffs

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

The baseball team (10-13 overall, 4-5 in district) looks to secure a position for the playoffs as they face the North Forney Falcons (8-13-1, 5-4) at home tonight at 7:30 p.m. “We really control our destiny,” senior Brandon Merrill said. “So winning a big home district game helps us gain som...

Track and field to compete at district tournament in Mesquite

Track and field to compete at district tournament in Mesquite

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

The boys and girls track and field teams will travel to Mesquite today to compete in the District 15-5A meet. This two-day event will be held at E.H. Hanby Stadium. After training and competing in meets all year, distance coach Greg Christensen knows his runners are prepared for the meet. “We...

Four tennis players advance to regional tournament

Four tennis players advance to regional tournament

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Tennis

Four tennis players have advanced to compete in the regional tournament. Juniors Samantha Hayward, Daniela Benigno, Jack Bennett, and Chris Sun all will represent the school in Allen on April 17 for regionals. The school hosted the district tournament on April 4-5. “It was really nice hosting...

Baseball looks to stay in playoff hunt

Baseball looks to stay in playoff hunt

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

The baseball team (9-14, 3-4) looks to end their three-game losing streak as they play away tonight at Wylie East Raiders (14-5, 5-2) at 7:30 p.m. “Losing three straight puts some pressure on us, because we know we have to win a good amount of games in order to make playoffs,” junior Nicholas G...

Softball face state-ranked Forney in district rematch

Softball face state-ranked Forney in district rematch

Nick Smith, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring

In a rematch of top state-ranked programs, the softball team (22-3, 8-1) will welcome the Forney Jackrabbits (18-2, 7-2) tonight at 7 p.m. after the Leopards secured the top seed in District 15 thanks to Mesquite Poteet’s (16-7, 5-4) victory over Forney last Friday. Led by a dominant pitching du...

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