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

Senior forward no. 3 Michael Myers kicks the ball. Myers will be playing for UT Tyler in the fall.

Featured Athlete: Michael Myers

Katie Dolberry , Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Senior forward and midfielder Michael Myers recently signed to The University of Texas at Tyler to continue his academic and athletic career. Myers was named co-offensive MVP for the soccer season. Pre-Game: Favorite...

Sophomore runner Leila Ngapout sprints towards the handoff to freshman runner Kendall Coppinger in the 4x200 meter relay. Freshman runners Lauren Dolberry and Madeline Smith are also on the relay team.

Track, field athletes advance to regionals

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

The track team competed in the UIL area meet on Wednesday, and 10 athletes advanced to the regional meet, which will take place on Saturday, April 24. “We had a good amount of kids make it past area,”...

The tennis team poses with their district trophy. The tennis team will be competing in the regional tournament on April 27 and 28.

Tennis advances to UIL regionals

Margo Friloux, Section Editor April 16, 2021

The tennis team brought home district championships in three events after their tournament this Tuesday and Wednesday and will advance to the regional tournament April 27-28.  “It means a lot to...

Senior pitcher no. 6 Sydney Provence pitches in the fourth inning. Provence and Owens allowed no runs to be scored by the Bearcats.

Softball leaves Sherman scoreless

Will Doig, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The softball team shut out the Sherman Bearcats 12-0, which improves the team's district record to 10-1. Sophomore Hannah Harvey went 2-3 on the night which included a home run, single and four RBI’s....

Freshman linebacker and quarterback Payton Pierce recently moved to the district from Allen. Pierce was named one of Dave Campbell’s Texas Top 25 of 2024.

Featured Athlete: Payton Pierce

Katie Dolberry , Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Freshman linebacker and quarterback Payton Pierce recently moved to the district after holding the starting varsity linebacker position at Allen High School. Pierce received offers to Tulsa and Missouri,...

Senior pitcher no. 9 Sydney Provence pitches to a Princeton batter. Provence pitched the last inning of the game.

Softball, baseball continue district play

Audrey McCaffity, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

The softball and baseball teams played their 10th and eighth district game, respectively, on Friday night. The softball team finished with a 15-1 win over Princeton, while the baseball team fell 3-5 to...

Senior defensive back no. 11 Chief Collins runs the ball at the third round playoff game. Collins will be attending Texas Tech in the fall to continue his football career.

Featured Athlete: Chief Collins

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

Senior Chief Collins was selected by the National Football Foundation Gridiron Club of Dallas as a scholar athlete, and he made the all-state football team for this season.He also runs for varsity track. Pre-Game: Favorite...

Sophomore pitcher no. 7 Jade Owens pitches the ball to a Raider hitter. Owens pitched the first five innings of the game.

Baseball and softball undefeated in April

Christian Giordano, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

The varsity baseball and softball teams have a 2-0 record this month, with baseball beating Denison and Prosper Rock Hill, and softball beating The Colony and Wylie. “The games went really well,”...

Freshman high jumper and distance runner Caroline Dolberry glides over the high jump bar. Dolberry claimed first place for JV girl’s high jump clearing 4’8”.

Boys, girls track teams advance to area

Will Doig, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

As freshman Kailey Littlefield circled the track for the second time to complete her 800 meter run, she accomplished a new personal and school record at a time of 2:09.81 at the district meet held at the...

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