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Cross country seeks third consecutive state championship

Cross country seeks third consecutive state championship

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Featured Sports, Sports

After winning back-to-back state championships in 2016 and 2017, the boys cross country team is headed back with hopes of cashing in on its third consecutive state title this Saturday in Round Rock. After coming off a victory at the regional meet, the boys team has not lost a meet all season, easil...

Pick Six: Week six

Pick Six: Week six

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

  As Pick Six approaches the halfway mark of the season, sportswriter Drew Doig leads the pack with a 19-11 record. Sports editor Benjamin Nopper will look to navigate his way out of the basement with a record of 11-19. This week's guest picker, AP Language teacher Jasen Eairheart, will look to make a state...

Volleyball to face Lebanon Trail in first round of playoffs

Volleyball to face Lebanon Trail in first round of playoffs

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Sports, Volleyball

Fresh off of an undefeated district season, the volleyball team (40-6 overall, 10-0 district) is set to face off against Lebanon Trail (23-9, 13-5) in the bi-district round of the 2018 UIL State Tournament tonight at Allen High School at 7 p.m. The Leopards are currently on a 14-game winning streak and...

Cross country boys team, two girls qualify for state at regionals

Cross country boys team, two girls qualify for state at regionals

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Fall, Featured Sports, Sports

The cross country boys team is headed to the state meet once again, looking to win its third consecutive state title after winning the regional 2-5A meet. The boys team recorded 37 total points in the regional meet, which was far ahead of second place Frisco Wakeland at 109 points. The girls team...

Football to challenge Lake Dallas in Homecoming matchup

Football to challenge Lake Dallas in Homecoming matchup

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

After bouncing back from its first loss with a victory last week, the football team (5-1 overall, 4-1 district) will host the Lake Dallas Falcons (5-2, 3-2) tomorrow at 7 p.m. The matchup will occur in the midst of Homecoming festivities with a “Red Out” theme. Offensive line coach Dustin Gunter...

Pick Six: Staff rivalry

Pick Six: Staff rivalry

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

  Last week was the most successful week of the season for the guest pickers, as the group collected a combined record of 25-17 with the assistance of guest picker, college and career counselor, Mary Shaw. This week's guest picker, Haydn Spooner, has a lot to prove this week after being...

Football seeks rebound effort at Princeton

Football seeks rebound effort at Princeton

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

After suffering its first loss of the season last week, the football team (4-1 overall, 3-1 district) will look for redemption tonight against the Princeton Panthers (2-4, 1-3) at Jackie Hendrix Stadium tonight at 7 p.m. Head coach Todd Ford said his team has moved on quickly from last week’s 51-0 loss...

Pick Six: Are these even ‘expert’ predictions anymore?

Pick Six: Are these even ‘expert’ predictions anymore?

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fall, Featured Sports, Football, Sports

Not one of TRL's pundits managed to eclipse the .500 mark in last week's selections, including guest picker newspaper adviser Corey Hale. This week, the staff is back, featuring college and career counselor Mary Shaw. She will look to become the first guest picker to post a winning record. D...

Swim to compete in McKinney

Swim to compete in McKinney

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports, Sports, Swim and Dive

After setting three new school records in a loss in last week’s meet at Wakeland, the swim team is set to compete in a meet at McKinney High School tonight. Head coach Matthew Franks said his team has done extra conditioning to prepare for the upcoming meet. “We have been building the inte...

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