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Baseball looks to defeat Wylie East for third time this season

Baseball looks to defeat Wylie East for third time this season

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Looking to complete the season sweep of Wylie East (13-5 overall, 3-3 district) after an 8-5 win on Tuesday, the baseball team (16-1, 5-1) will host the Raiders tonight at 7:30 p.m. Head Coach Jason Wilson was said he was impressed by the team’s explosive offense on Tuesday. “We swung the bats ...

Softball to enter five-game road stretch

Softball to enter five-game road stretch

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

The softball team (5-14-1 overall, 2-1 district)  will travel to Denison to the play their fourth district game against the Yellow Jackets (14-7 overall, 2-1 district) tonight at 7 p.m. The Leopards are currently tied for second place in district with Denison, while Mckinney North sits in first. “Dist...

Track and Field to send athletes to Texas Relays

Track and Field to send athletes to Texas Relays

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Fifteen track and field athletes in ten events have qualified for the 92 annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays that will take place this Thursday-Saturday in Austin. The Texas Relays will be the team’s last meet before the district championship on April 3-4. “I'm really proud of the work [these athletes have] pu...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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