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Track and field to compete in Big Green Relays, home distance festival

Track and field to compete in Big Green Relays, home distance festival

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Spring, Track and Field

After both the men’s and women’s teams placed first in the home invitational last weekend, the track and field teams will compete in two meets this weekend: the Waxahachie Big Green Relays and the Lovejoy Spring Distance Festival. The festival will host 50 teams that will be competing in the 800...

Boys soccer to face Princeton Panthers on senior night

Boys soccer to face Princeton Panthers on senior night

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Featured Sports, Sports, Winter

The boys soccer team (16-4-1 overall, 6-2 in district play) has a home district game against Princeton (2-13-2, 1-6) at 7:15 Friday for senior night. This is the second-to-last district game for the Leopards. “Princeton is in the lower half of the district rankings,” senior captain Max Pabin s...

Track and Field to host annual invitational

Track and Field to host annual invitational

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Spring, Track and Field

The track and field teams will host 14 other schools in the Lovejoy Track & Field Invitational this Saturday, March 2. Field events will begin at 8:30 a.m. and track events will begin at 9. “This weekend at our home meet there will be some teams that we will see again at the district meet,” senior Carson Hocke...

Boys soccer to face Denison Yellow Jackets

Boys soccer to face Denison Yellow Jackets

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Featured Sports, Sports, Winter

The boys soccer team (14-4-1, 4-2) have a home district game tonight against the Denison Yellow Jackets (2-12-6, 0-6) at 7:15. The Leopards defeated Denison in their first matchup this season. “Denison is currently last in our district,” senior captain Max Pabin said. “If we just play the way...

Baseball aims to use upcoming Jesuit tournament to prep for district play

Baseball aims to use upcoming Jesuit tournament to prep for district play

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured Sports, Sports, Spring

With district play starting soon, Leopard baseball players will have a chance to get their cleats dirty at this weekend’s Jesuit Classic, located at Rockwall on Thursday and Saturday and Jesuit on Friday. The 2-2 Leopards will face Plano West and Rockwall on Thursday, Jesuit and Forney on Friday and...

Softball looks to get back on track in double header

Softball looks to get back on track in double header

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Softball, Sports, Spring

The softball team (3-6) is scheduled to face off against the Plano West Wolves (3-2) at 5:15 p.m. before playing the Northwest Texans (3-3) at 7:00 p.m. at Northwest High School. The girls will be looking to bounce back, as they have lost the last their last four games. The Leopards secured a win for their season ...

Swim and dive shatters school records at state

Swim and dive shatters school records at state

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

February 26, 2019


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

The swim and dive teams set 10 new school records at the state meet in Austin. The girls swim team finished 11th overall, and the boys team checked in at ninth overall. Head coach Matt Franks said he was very pleased with his teams’ performances and has high expectations for the future of ...

Wrestling produces first ever state champion in historic state meet

Wrestling produces first ever state champion in historic state meet

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Winter, Wrestling

After qualifying 10 of 15 wrestlers at the regional meet, the boys and girls wrestling teams enjoyed a historic state meet this past weekend in Cypress. Senior Morgan Elvin placed first in state for her weight class and became the wrestling program’s first state champion. “I still can’t ...

Boys soccer seeks to keep position in first place

Boys soccer seeks to keep position in first place

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Boys Soccer, Featured Sports, Sports, Winter

The first-place boys soccer team has a home game tonight at 7:15 against the McKinney North Bulldogs (8-4, 2-2). The Bulldogs are sitting in third place in district, two games behind the Leopards (14-2-1, 4-0). “We have already beat the two teams that they lost to, so we know that we are more than...

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