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The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

Nicholas Perez

Nicholas Perez, Photographer

Sophomore Nicholas Perez enters his first year on The Red Ledger as a photographer. Perez always enjoyed taking photos every chance he finds and is excited to bring that energy to staff. He is involved in many extracurricular activities, spending most of his time playing football, basketball and track. When he’s not playing sports, Perez loves to watch movies and is a big soap opera fan. He also loves to spend time with his family and friends. Perez is looking forward to a great first year on TRL.

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Athletic trainor Andrew Smith wraps a student-athletes wrist. Smith is a new trainer to the school, as well as head trainer Sarah Seedle.

[Photo] Cohesion is key

November 9, 2021
The volleyball team celebrates after the game-winning score. The team all ran on the court hugging each other in excitement.

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October 20, 2021
Senior defensive specialist no. 4 Maci Perkins serves the ball. The Leopards won the last set of the game 16-14.

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October 20, 2021
The volleyball team celebrates a kill from sophomore hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez. The team will play the Denison Yellowjackets for their next game.

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October 20, 2021
Sophomore hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez prepares to hit the ball. Gonzalez had 13 kills throughout the game.

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October 20, 2021
Head volleyball coach Natalie Puckett talks to the team in a time out. The Leopards won three out of five sets played against the Bulldogs.

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October 20, 2021
Senior libero no. 7 Ava Camacho bumps the ball up to senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson. Camacho received 35 serves.

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October 20, 2021
Senior hitter no. 10 Grace Milliken jumps up to hit the ball. Milliken had 11 kills during the game.

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October 20, 2021
Sophomore defensive specialist no. 21 Isa Comacho and senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer high five after scoring a point. Archer had 16 kills in the game.

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October 20, 2021
Senior defensive specialist no. 4 Maci Perkins bumps the ball up to senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson. Perkins got seven digs in the game.

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October 20, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson sets up the ball while sophomore hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez prepares to jump up. Carlsons set up went to senior hitter no. 23 Lauran Richards.

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October 20, 2021
Athletic director, head boys basketball coach, and PALS adviser Kyle Herrema has been in the district for 15 years. Herrema has taught nine different subjects over his time at the high school.

[Photo] Organized chaos

October 15, 2021
Sophomore defensive specialist no. 3 McKenna Brand bumps the ball. Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson set the ball up to be hit for a point.

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September 29, 2021
Senior hitters no. 18 Megan Diercks and Grace Miliken block the ball. The Leopards are now 5-1 in their district season.

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September 29, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson serves in the third set. The Leopards won the third set 25-13.

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September 29, 2021
Senior defensive specialist no. 7 Maci Perkins throws up the ball before serving. Perkins has committed to play for California State University Bakersfield.

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September 29, 2021
Sophomore hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez and senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer jump up to block. The Leopards will play Rock Hill on Friday.

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September 29, 2021
Sophomore defensive specialist no. 21 Isa Camacho serves in the second set. The team won the second set with a final score of 25-2.

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September 29, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson hits the ball. The team won the first set 25-4.

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September 29, 2021
Senior outside hitter no. 10 Grace Miliken hits the ball for a kill. Miliken will be playing volleyball for Boston College.

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September 29, 2021
The volleyball team beat the Denison Yellow Jackets in all three sets last night. They will be playing at home again on Friday.

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September 29, 2021
Senior libero no. 7 Ava Camacho bumps the ball up to senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer. Camacho will be playing for the University of Texas at San Antonio next year.

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September 29, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson serves the ball in the first set. Carlson is committed to continue her volleyball career at Baylor University.

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September 29, 2021
Sophomores Dante Dean, Aaron Marshall, Mason Dragoo, Ben Muirhead, Chase Bogle, and Hunter Hayward hold up signs against the junior team. The sophomores beat the juniors.

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September 17, 2021
Sophomore Sarah Omobogie cheers after a big stop on defense. Omobogie was the tackling leader.

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September 17, 2021
Juniors Jaxson Lavender and Chloe Schaeffer discuss a play on the field. Schaeffer is a varsity basketball player.

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September 17, 2021
Sophomores Natalie Burns and Lauren Dolberry dispute a call on the field. Dolberry is a varsity track runner.

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September 17, 2021
The Sophomore powder puff team celebrates a big touchdown. This score tied the game to 21-21.

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September 17, 2021
Sophomore Wes Hightower holds up a sign while the rest of the sophomores cheer on the team. Hightower is a part of a capella choir.

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September 17, 2021
Sophomores Natalie Burns and Lauren Dolberry celebrate after a touchdown. Dolberry scored two touchdowns that game.

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September 17, 2021
Sophomore Reagan Fitzsimmons wears a granny-themed outfit. Fitzsimmons plays on the varsity volleyball team.

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September 14, 2021
Senior Josh Terwilliger goes all out in 70s clothes. Terwilliger is on the varsity baseball team.

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September 14, 2021
Juniors Bruno Carretti, Fletcher Boots, Daniel Malka, and Rob Philips take a photo in their seventies attire. Tomorrows theme is Surfers v. Bikers.

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September 14, 2021
Freshmen Genevieve Jones and junior Brianna Siddall pose in their 70s outfits. Jones and Siddall are both on the cheer team and student council.

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September 14, 2021
Math teacher Caleb Goff teaches limits to a calculus student. Goff took over the position of an AP Calculus teacher for his uncle, Keith Christian.

[Photo] Hidden talents

September 14, 2021
Sophomore defensive specialist no. 21 Isa Camacho serves the ball to Braswell’s senior libero no. 0 Kaeden Robinson. The Leopards next game is Tuesday at home against Hebron.

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August 19, 2021
Senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer sets up to junior hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez. Archer has committed to Pepperdine to play volleyball.

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August 19, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson hits back to Denton Braswell. Carlson is committed to play at Baylor University.

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August 19, 2021
Sophomore defensive specialist no. 21 Isa Camacho prepares to serve the ball late in the game. This rally brought the score to 12-4 Leopards in the third set.

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August 19, 2021
Senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer, senior libero no. 7 Ava Camacho, senior setter 9 Averi Carlson, and senior middle hitter no. 10 Grace Milliken celebrate after getting a kill. That score took the game to 25-13 to win the third set.

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August 19, 2021
Sophomore setter no. 15 Bethanie Wu serves the ball to a Braswell player. The Leopards won the second set 25-11.

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August 19, 2021
Senior libero no. 7 Ava Camacho bumps up the ball up to senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson. Camacho is committed to play for the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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August 19, 2021
Senior setter no. 17 Rosemary Archer sets the ball to junior hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez. The Leopards won the first set 25-20.

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September 2, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson sets the ball up to junior outside hitter no. 12 Hannah Gonzalez to score a point in the second set.

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September 2, 2021
Senior outside hitter no. 6 Avery Villarreal, goes for a hit late in the second set. The rally brought the score to 17-11 Leopards.

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September 2, 2021
Senior setter no. 9 Averi Carlson serves the ball to a Bengal player. The rally following her serve took the game to 8-4, with the Leopards ahead.

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September 2, 2021
Seniors Avery Hayward, Dinah Thatikonda, Jake Pickens, Carly Roth, and Savannah Fanous walk past the leopard head. Roth is in Mock Trial.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Sebastian Vizcaino, Garrett Falk, Ethan Williams, and Nico Aguilar walk to the school together. Falk is on the tennis team.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Abby Carraway, Mia Chase, Eliza Coit, and Kayla Vigen walk with linked arms. Coit is on the cross country, lacrosse, and track teams.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Sydney Thompson, Lakin Hockersmith, Molly Kenny, and Kaitlin Anderson laugh as they walk towards parents. Hockersmith, Kenny, and Anderson all barrel race.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Taiden Connor, Joe Wilson, Kidus Getenet, Marco Gaccione, Trey Pugh, Jax Thompson, and Garrett Norwood walk as a group. All of them play basketball for the school.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Gideon Johnson, Sydnee Taylor, Eden Sanchez, and Meg Bennion walk through the tunnel of parents. The walk followed a senior breakfast.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Alysa Countryman, Victoria Lafon, Averi Carlson, and Ella Reaugh link arms as they walk through the leopard head. Carlson is on the varsity volleyball team.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Kurtis Fails, Ian Warren, Marco Jelvez, and Dominic Dechant get hyped up for senior year. Fails, Warren, Jelvez, and Dechant are all on the varsity football team.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Ben Lander, Jacob Pierce, Gage Pototschnik, Jared Roberts, and Bennett Dingworth walk across the courtyard. The football team all wore their jerseys.

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August 16, 2021
Senior Gwyn Freels dad holds up a sign to cheer his daughter on. This event is annual for the seniors.

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August 16, 2021
Seniors Tatum Chester, Ainsley Abernathy, and Molly Martin walk towards the school as a group. Abernathy is the varsity cheer captain.

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August 16, 2021
The Majestics and cheer teams cheered on the seniors before they walked through the leopard head. The drumline also participated in the senior walk.

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August 16, 2021
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