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Bowling to compete at state tournament this weekend

Bowling to compete at state tournament this weekend

Benjamin Nopper, Special to The Red Ledger
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter

After advancing in the regional tournament, the girls’ bowling team looks to carry its recent success into the upcoming state tournament on Sunday, March 26, in Fort Worth. Although the regional tournament was very competitive, the team responded to the challenge, earning third place in the tourna...

Boys soccer to face Sulphur Springs in first playoff round

Boys soccer to face Sulphur Springs in first playoff round

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Boys Soccer, Sports, Winter

The boys soccer team (12-4-5, 11-2-1) will travel to Princeton High School tonight to face Sulphur Springs (8-8-1, 3-7) at 8 p.m. for the first round of playoffs. Sulphur Springs comes in as the fourth seed from district 16, while the boys come in as a first seed after securing the district 15 champi...

Baseball look to repeat against West Mesquite

Baseball look to repeat against West Mesquite

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

With two wins in a row to improve the district record  to 2-1, the boys baseball team looks to use their momentum to beat West Mesquite (0-3) on the road Friday, March 24, at 4 p.m. “We just got to come back out and stay focus in our practices,” senior Brandon Merrill said. “As a team, ...

Softball look to restart win streak against Mesquite Poteet

Softball look to restart win streak against Mesquite Poteet

Nick Smith, Sports Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring

After suffering a rough loss against North Forney (11-7, 4-1) and snapping a nine-game winning streak, the softball team (18-3, 4-1) will host Mesquite Poteet (14-5, 3-2) tomorrow night at 7 p.m. as they look to stay in the race for top seed in District 15-5A. “There’s currently three teams tied for first with a 4-1 record and two teams only one game back,” h...

Sticking with it

Sticking with it

Lulu Butler, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports, Sports

Senior Kennedy Miller has “never been one to conform to gender norms,” and her love for lacrosse is no exception. “I grew up in a household with four sisters, so my dad just, like, tried to make me a boy essentially,” Miller said. “Dirt biking, lacrosse, even football–things that weren’t ...

World Record Camps visiting high school over the break

World Record Camps visiting high school over the break

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

The World Record Camps  organization will host a two-day track and field training camp for athletes ages 12-18 at Lovejoy High School on March 18-19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This unique event is $225 dollars with group and team discounts available. Former Olympic athletes such as Willie Bank...

Five boys basketball players named all district

Five boys basketball players named all district

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

Five varsity boys basketball players have been named to the the 15-5A all-district team. Senior Braden Ledebur and sophomore Kyle Olsen were selected to the first team, while seniors Jackson Carswell and Anthony Vogel got second team. Steven Prudhomme, senior,  was also named as an honorable m...

Baseball to begin districts over break

Baseball to begin districts over break

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring

Following a successful tournament last weekend where they went 5-1 and finished first, the baseball team (6-8) looks to carry their momentum in the Frisco Rough Rider Tournament this weekend with the beginning of district on the horizon. “Us as a team making contact with the ball was big because whe...

Track to host Spring Distance Festival this weekend

Track to host Spring Distance Festival this weekend

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

The boys and girls distance runners will compete at the Lovejoy Spring Distance Festival this Saturday. The temperature will reach a high of 70 degrees during the meet along with a 60 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Over 25 teams will head to the high school to compete this weekend includin...

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