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Volleyball advances after knocking off Liberty

Volleyball advances after knocking off Liberty

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Sports, Volleyball

After a decisive 3-1 victory over the Liberty Redhawks (25-14, 23-25, 25-15, 25-21) on Tuesday, the volleyball team (43-6, 10-0 in district) will play Red Oak (26-16, 9-1) this Friday at 7 p.m. at Berkner High School for the chance to advance to the regional finals. “We knew walking in to the game that we needed to treat each point like we were in the state championship,” senior Michelle Foster said. “So, we came out and we played our best and let e...

Football hopes to clinch home field advantage on senior night

Football hopes to clinch home field advantage on senior night

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Spring

After clinching a playoff spot a week ago, the football team (7-1 overall, 6-1 district) now has its sights set on earning its final win of the regular season against the Frisco Raccoons (5-4, 5-2) tonight in order to gain home field advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The senior night contes...

Photo Gallery: Volleyball defeats Frisco Liberty in playoffs

Photo Gallery: Volleyball defeats Frisco Liberty in playoffs

Grace Nguyen, Section Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball

The volleyball team dispatched Frisco Liberty on Tuesday and solidified a spot in the semi finals.

Swim and dive seeks to snap losing skid in Dallas Cup

Swim and dive seeks to snap losing skid in Dallas Cup

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Swim and Dive, Winter

After two consecutive losses, the swim teams will look to get back on track at the Dallas Cup meet on Friday at the Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center at 10 a.m. Even though the Leopards boys and girls team lost to Highland Park in their most recent meet, swimmer Alex Burns said she believes the te...

Pick Six: Featuring a powderpuff champion

Pick Six: Featuring a powderpuff champion

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports

The Pick Six staff is back this week, featuring Lovejoy Powderpuff League champion quarterback Lizzie Weichel. Weichel will look to build on the success of last week's guest picker, AP Language teacher Jasen Eairheart, who posted a 4-2 record a week ago. Eariheart finished behind sports editor Benjamin N...

Cross Country finishes in third place at state meet

Cross Country finishes in third place at state meet

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Featured Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The cross country team’s perfect season came to an end last Saturday at the state meet. After expecting to take the title for the third year straight, the team came home with third place, even with four runners finishing in the top 31. The Leopards found ways to win all season, but the competition a...

Volleyball looks to defeat Liberty in playoffs for second consecutive year

Volleyball looks to defeat Liberty in playoffs for second consecutive year

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Sports, Volleyball

The volleyball team (43-6, 10-0 in district) finds itself in a similar situation to last year, looking to stave off the Liberty Redhawks (31-9, 16-2) in the regional quarterfinals for the second year in a row. The rematch will take place tonight at Berkner High School at 7:30 p.m. “Last year, I...

Girls basketball seeks to build on first win

Girls basketball seeks to build on first win

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Girls Basketball, Sports, Winter

After a decisive 79-11 victory over South Garland to begin the season, the girls basketball team (1-0) will travel to Frisco to take on Wakeland (0-0) tonight at 7 p.m. The contest will mark the Leopards’ first road game of the year as well as Wakeland’s first game of the regular season. “Wa...

Football looks to clinch playoff spot at Denison

Football looks to clinch playoff spot at Denison

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

After jumping off to an early lead and surviving a late comeback effort a week ago, the football team (6-1 overall, 5-1 district) will hit the road to take on the Denison Yellow Jackets (5-3, 4-2) at 7 p.m. in the penultimate game of the regular season. With a plethora of playoff possibilities still rema...

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