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Girls soccer set to compete in first playoff game in five years

Girls soccer set to compete in first playoff game in five years

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter

After finishing the season off with a record of 13-7-1, the  girls soccer team will be entering the playoffs for the first time in five years against Frisco Wakeland (16-1-4) tonight at 5:30 p.m. at McKinney ISD Stadium. Head coach Ian Keeble said team defense seems is a priority for the girls t...

TRL’s final ‘four’cast

TRL’s final ‘four’cast

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Featured Sports, Sports, Winter

As dozens of brackets for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament have been displayed around the newsroom for the past week, The Red Ledger's sportswriters have accepted the fact that the chances of a perfect bracket are somewhere around 1 out of 9,223,372,036,854,775,808, or 9.2 quintillion. Thus, the staff decided to try for something ...

Softball looks to build on first district win

Softball looks to build on first district win

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Softball, Sports, Spring

The softball team (4-13-1 overall, 1-0 district) will be looking for another district win at home against the Sherman Bearcats (6-13 overall) tonight at 7 p.m. As the team continues its string of three consecutive home games, head coach Brittany Lee suggested that her team has a strong opportunity to...

Softball to compete against Celina Bobcats

Softball to compete against Celina Bobcats

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring

Hoping to correct a nine-game winless skid to open non-district play, the softball team (3-10-1 overall) will travel to face the Celina Bobcats (7-8) on Friday, March 8, at 6 p.m. The team follows with a pair of road games over spring break, facing the Royse City Bulldogs (10-2-1) on Tuesday, March 12, ...

Leap of faith

Leap of faith

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

March 8, 2019


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

Everyone was cold and wet. But nothing could compare with what the “steeplers” were about to endure. The crowd began to gather at the north end of the track at 3:30 p.m. at Saturday’s Lovejoy Invitational track and field meet. Only six events remained in the meet that had been marked by near-...

Girls Soccer looks to secure win away at Princeton

Girls Soccer looks to secure win away at Princeton

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Girls Soccer, Sports, Winter

Coming off a decisive 7-0 win over Sherman on Wednesday, the girls soccer team will face the Princeton Panthers away tonight at 7:15 p.m. The team (12-6-1 overall) has officially made the playoffs for the first time in five years with a district record of 5-3. Both junior Reagan Matacale and freshman Tat...

Track and field to compete in Big Green Relays, home distance festival

Track and field to compete in Big Green Relays, home distance festival

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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

After both the men’s and women’s teams placed first in the home invitational last weekend, the track and field teams will compete in two meets this weekend: the Waxahachie Big Green Relays and the Lovejoy Spring Distance Festival. The festival will host 50 teams that will be competing in the 800...

Boys soccer to face Princeton Panthers on senior night

Boys soccer to face Princeton Panthers on senior night

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Featured Sports, Sports, Winter

The boys soccer team (16-4-1 overall, 6-2 in district play) has a home district game against Princeton (2-13-2, 1-6) at 7:15 Friday for senior night. This is the second-to-last district game for the Leopards. “Princeton is in the lower half of the district rankings,” senior captain Max Pabin s...

Track and Field to host annual invitational

Track and Field to host annual invitational

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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

The track and field teams will host 14 other schools in the Lovejoy Track & Field Invitational this Saturday, March 2. Field events will begin at 8:30 a.m. and track events will begin at 9. “This weekend at our home meet there will be some teams that we will see again at the district meet,” senior Carson Hocke...

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