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Football to visit Frisco in district championship

Junior Luke Mayfield runs the ball past the 45-yard-line to pick up a Lovejoy first down.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

In what is effectively the district championship of the 2019 season, the football team (7-2 overall, 6-1 district), has an away matchup at Frisco (8-1, 6-1) tonight at 7p.m. Junior linebacker Blake Slaughter believes the team still has things to fix before going against Frisco tonight, even after a co...

Pick Six: Game of the year

This week's guest is head baseball coach Jason Wilson.

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

November 7, 2019

A new week of football in the NCAA and the NFL means a new week of TRL's Pick Six segment. In a tightly contested race for first place, this week's solid slate of games could cause some fluctuation on the leaderboard. The week is headlined by the college football matchup on Saturday between #1 LSu and...

Volleyball looks to extend playoff run against Creekview

Junior Lexie Collins and sophomore Averi Carlson jump to block the ball from Frisco Centennial's outside hitter.

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Looking to continue a 14-game win streak, the volleyball team (42-5 overall, 10-0 district) will be playing the Creekview Mustangs (16-14 overall, 8-3 district) tonight at 7 PM at Frisco Lone Star in a neutral playoff matchup. The Leopards will be looking to continue their form in playoffs after beating ...

Football to challenge Denison on senior night

Junior quarterback Ralph Rucker (10) scampers across midfield after escaping the passer's pocket. Rucker leads the Leopards this season in both passing and rushing yards.

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

After clinching a playoff spot last week with a win at Lake Dallas, the football team (6-2 overall, 5-1 district) will host the district rival Denison Yellow Jackets (6-2, 5-1) tonight at 7 p.m. on senior night. After holding on against Lake Dallas for a 28-26 victory, sophomore running back Noah Naidoo said that securing a playoff spot is “only the beginning” of what the team wants to...

Pick Six: The stretch run

Madeline Sanders looks to protect the top spot on the Pick Six leaderboard.

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 31, 2019

As the seventh week of Pick Six approaches, the leaderboard has seen many changes. As of right now, editor-in-chief Madeline Sanders leads the pack and is making the other sports "experts" look silly. This week's guest picker, senior football player Harper Pool, will look to improve the cumulative...

Cross Country boys, girls take home gold, silver at regional meet

Senior Grant Gueller races at the Fall Festival at Myers Park in McKinney, finishing with a time of 16:54.87.

Matthew Piccirillo, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The boys and girls varsity cross country teams took another step towards their goal of a state championship by competing in the Region 2 meet on Monday, October 28, at the Jesse Owens Athletic Complex in Dallas. Coming off strong district performances, both teams kept the momentum going by securing ...

Football looks to lock down playoff spot in Lake Dallas

Sophomore Dillon Magee goes in for a tackle on a Princeton ball carrier.

Drew Gager and Benjamin Nopper

October 25, 2019

After securing a 63-35 victory over Princeton on homecoming last week, the football team (5-2 overall, 4-1 district) looks to face Lake Dallas (2-5, 1-4) in an away district game tonight at 7 p.m.  Currently in a three-way tie for second place in district along with Braswell (5-2, 4-1) and Denison...

Pick Six: Season in full swing

Pick Six: Season in full swing

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

October 24, 2019

After taking the second and final bye week of the football season, the Pix Six staff is back to make predictions for the top games of the week. The staff will welcome senior baseball player Michael Lane to cast his ballot this week. Lane is an LSU supporter, and it was no surprise that he selected...

Volleyball looks to finish district undefeated

Senior Emma Johnson defends the ball from Sherman's outside hitter. The Leopards won their second set 25-12.

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

With the playoffs right around the corner, the volleyball team (39-5 overall, 8-0 district) will be looking to finish up district and maintain their perfect record. The Leopards will be playing the Princeton Panthers (29-11 overall, 4-4 district) on Friday at home at 5:30 pm, before playing their last...

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