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Boys basketball prepares for early season challenge at McKinney North

Junior Josh Kirkland prepares for his free throw. Lovejoy beat Princeton on Jan. 21 with a score of 43-40.

Katie Dolberry, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The only two undefeated basketball teams remaining in District 15-5A will meet tonight in a matchup that will take place on the Bulldog’s homecourt at 7:30 p.m. Both the Leopards  (2-0) and the McKinney North Bulldogs (2-0) head into the game boasting an undefeated record, but only one will come out with its winning streak intact. Lovejoy lost two close games ...

Boys soccer to face Denton Ryan tonight

Sophomore Michael Beaney takes posession of the ball during the first quarter of the game against Flower Mound.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Coming off another tie against Lakeview Centennial, the boys soccer team (4-3-2)  looks to face Denton Ryan (1-5-1) away tonight at 7:15 p.m.  Head coach Alex Duran discussed the dynamics of this week’s preparation. “We continue to work on fundamentals week in and week out,” Duran said.  “The message for the week was pay attention to the small details.” Junior goalie Sa...

Featured Athlete: Leah Taylor

Senior Leah Taylor is committed to play softball at Tarleton State University and further her academic career.

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Senior Leah Taylor has been on varsity softball since her freshman year and plays for a select team outside of school. She committed to play softball at Tarleton State University next semester.  Pre-Game: Dream job: Lawyer Favorite Netflix show: New Girl Hobby: Art Pre-game snack: Granola bar Pre-game ritual: ...

Girls basketball to continue district play in Sherman

Senior Carsen McFadden looks to drive to the lane and dump the ball to senior Carly Ludlow for a basket.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

After trading wins and losses in the first two district games of the season, the girls basketball team (15-11) is set to play the Sherman Bearcats in an away contest at 6:30 p.m.  Comparing the results from the first district game against Wylie East (65-39 loss) to the second game against Denison (38-37 wi...

Girls soccer seeks to build early season momentum

Senior Reagan Matacale is greeted by her teammates as she takes the field.

James Mapes, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

Looking to bounce back from a 1-0 loss against the McKinney Lions, the girls soccer team (3-3) is slated to face the Whitehouse Wildcats  (1-2-1) this morning. Head coach Ian Keeble listed the keys to a strong tournament performance and building momentum early in the season. “We have to play with ...

Boys soccer looks to generate more offense in Rockwall match

Junior Michael Myers takes possession of the ball during the first half of the game against Allen.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Coming off a tie against 6A Allen, the boys soccer team (3-2-1), will return to Eagle Stadium to face Rockwall(2-1-3) today. Even though the team did not get a win against Allen, they still held their own against a 6A team by not surrendering a single goal. Junior goalie Sammy Merrick discussed the...

Boys basketball to start district play at Sherman

Senior Harper Pool looks to pass in Monday's game against Midlothian heritage.

Katie Dolberry, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

After a 46-19 win over Midlothian heritage on Monday, the Leopards will look to kick off their district season as they play the Sherman Bearcats (4-13) in Sherman on Friday, Jan 19 at 7:30 p.m.  Senior Jared Langs led the Leopards in scoring with a double-double. He had 15 points and 10 rebounds...

Photo Gallery: Boys soccer defeats Flower Mound 1-0

Senior Michael Branch celebrates after heading the ball in the goal with less than 10 minutes left of the second half with juniors Brandon White, Gavin Goodrich, and Cade Novicke.

Shae Daugherty and Grace Nguyen

January 10, 2020

The boys soccer program kicks off their season playing in the Allen Eagle Showcase from Jan. 9-11. The Leopards went against Flower Mound, the 2019 6A state champions, in their first game of the neutral tournament. After going into the second half 0-0, junior Riley O'Donnell provided a corner kick to...

Girls basketball to begin district play

Senior Addison Hand grabs the basketball after junior Julia Brochu tosses the ball up to her.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Girls varsity basketball wrapped up the preseason this past Tuesday Jan. 7. The girls lost by a final score of 70-29 to John Paul II, who competes in TAPPS Division 1. They enter District 10-5A play with a 14-10 overall record and will take on teams such as Denison, McKinney North, Princeton, Sherman, and Wylie...

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