The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

Freshman left fielder no. 10 Kamryn Messick swings to hit the ball. The Leopards won both of their area games against Creekview.

Softball wins area championship

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

The varsity softball team swept Carrollton Creekview in a best of three series to claim the area championship. “I felt great going into the series,” junior third baseman Emma Bittlestone said. “Our...

Freshman Colston Adamson clears the high jump bar at districts. Adamson plans to continue track in college.

Featured Athlete: Colston Adamson

Margo Friloux, Section Editor May 6, 2021

Freshman Colston Adamson advanced to the regional track meet to compete in high jump and long jump. Adamson met the high jump school record of 6’4".  Pre-Game: Pre-game song: Anything by Lil Baby...

Freshman Skylar Rucker is the Leopards starting shortstop. Rucker also pitches for the Leopards.

Featured Athlete: Skylar Rucker

Will Doig, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Skylar Rucker is a freshman pitcher and shortstop for the varsity softball team. Her goal is to play collegiate softball beyond her high school years. Pre-Game:  Pre Game Hype Song: “Goofy Goober...

Freshman right fielder Matthew Mainord waits in the batters box for a pitch from Rock Hill’s junior pitcher no. 1 Brett Foss. The Leopards beat the Blue Hawks 2-1 after eleven innings to claim second place in the district.

Baseball defeats Rock Hill, secures second seed

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

The varsity baseball team played in their last game before playoffs on Friday against Prosper Rock Hill, defeating them by a score of 2-1 in 11 innings. “The Rock Hill game was awesome,” junior...

Freshman Madeline Smith competed at UIL regionals this week. She is on the doubles team.

Tennis learns from regionals

Margo Friloux , Section Editor April 29, 2021

The tennis team closed out their season at the regional tournament yesterday and Wednesday of this week.  “Making it to the regional tournament was a huge deal because it was a reward for all of...

The Rumble series recognizes current recent sports happenings and events.

Rumble: 4/28

Margo Friloux, Section Editor April 29, 2021

Senior Mason Stein holds his first-place medal after competing in the shot put event at the area track meet. Stein threw 512 at this meet to take the win.

Featured Athlete: Mason Stein

Will Doig, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Senior track thrower Mason Stein competes in shot put for track and field where he recently received seventh place at UIL regionals. He plans to attend Texas A&M in the fall to become a walk on for...

Junior pitcher no. 3 Adam Eschler pitches to North’s senior third baseman no. 12 Justin Heeler for a groundout to junior first baseman no. 16 Brandt Corley. In Eschler’s previous appearance against the Bulldogs, he pitched a four hit complete game shutout.

Baseball, softball head to playoffs

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

The varsity softball team lost in the district championship on Saturday against Prosper Rock Hill 5-3, and the baseball team won their game against McKinney North 5-4. However, both teams received a spot...

Senior third baseman no. 15 Dylan Collins makes contact with a pitch from Sherman’s junior no. 14 Drake Dodder. The pitch was caught in centerfield, Collins had two walks in the game.

Softball clinches district championship, baseball falls to Sherman

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

The varsity softball and baseball teams played on Tuesday, with the softball team winning their away game against Denison with a score of 7-1, and the baseball team losing their home game against Sherman...

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