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Boys soccer clinch district championship

Boys soccer clinch district championship

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

After a 2-1 victory over Mesquite Poteet (11-5-3, 8-4-1), the boy’s soccer team (12-4-3, 11-2-1) has achieved their goal from the start of the season, winning a district championship. “Knowing that we won district feels really good,” junior Bretton Laboret said. “All the hard work we put in p...

‘One’

‘One’

Nick Smith, Sports Editor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring, Top Stories

When the final out was called, the Leopards hadn’t brought in a single run. The Colony’s Kaylee Freeman had almost thrown a no-hitter in the 10-0 shutout against the softball team in the first round of playoffs on April 29, 2016, using her signature four pitches to send the girls back to the d...

Leopards to compete at home for upcoming track meet

Leopards to compete at home for upcoming track meet

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring, Track

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to show that Ryan Brands broke the school record in the 1600 last year, not this season. Both the boys and girls track and field teams are already setting records early in the season at the McKinney Boyd Relays last weekend. The teams will look to continue...

Tennis looks to continue tournament success

Tennis looks to continue tournament success

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The tennis team is currently in the midst of tournament play this spring as they prepare for the upcoming district meet on April 4-5. Junior Daniela Benigno said the tournaments offer a good opportunity to maximize their district potential. “We’ve been using the tournaments to kind of see what everyo...

Bowling team travel to regionals for fifth time

Bowling team travel to regionals for fifth time

Benjamin Nopper, Special to The Red Ledger
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

After capping off a strong regular season campaign, the girls’ varsity bowling team has its sights set on this weekend’s regional tournament. The team is sending its top eight bowlers to compete in the tournament, which will be held on Sunday, March 5 at Rowlett Bowl-A-Rama. The tournament cons...

Boys soccer hopes to keep district championship pace

Boys soccer hopes to keep district championship pace

Joe Vastano, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The boys soccer team (10-5-3, 9-1-1) hosts a struggling North Forney team (3-12, 1-9) at 7:15 p.m. as the Leopards hope to secure three more points with a win, keeping on pace for a district championship. “The best preparation for playoffs will be to end the district season on a high note, [which] ...

Girls basketball sets focus on improvement in off season

Girls basketball sets focus on improvement in off season

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

The girl’s basketball team will focus on becoming more athletic and will work on shooting this offseason. With the returning nine players who will be seniors next season, the team will look to bounce back from a second round loss in the playoffs. The team’s season ended as they lost to Frisco Lone Star (25-7...

Boys basketball reflects on successful season despite early playoff exit

Boys basketball reflects on successful season despite early playoff exit

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

As last year’s team struggled to stay healthy, this year’s senior-laden boys basketball team (14-13) made positive strides, finishing with a loss against the district 16-5A champion Mount Pleasant (27-6) in the first round of playoffs last Tuesday. “The thing that sticks out the most is the...

Girls soccer changes season outlook

Girls soccer changes season outlook

Matthew Fisher, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

The girls soccer team will be carrying a fresh momentum swing as it travels to play Forney tonight at 7 p.m., with hopes to disrupt their opponent’s future playoff position. “We kind of have a fun role for the rest of the season,” junior Leighton Etchieson said. “We get to be the spo...

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