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Football season kicks off with loss against Killeen

Football season kicks off with loss against Killeen

by Jack Densmore, Editor-in-Chief

In their season opener, the Lions faced a hard-fought game with the Killeen Kangaroos, but came up short 20-13. “We played with a lot of effort and passion,” head coach Tim Smith said. “Good enough... READ MORE »

School store ‘The Pride’ officially opens

School store ‘The Pride’ officially opens

by Natalie Ditsler, Staff Writer

Fresh cookies will be available along with spirit wear, class t-shirts, drawstring backpacks, lanyards and school supplies. All items are under $25.

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Aug 13

Band hosts community pet clinic

Band hosts community pet clinic

by Jack Densmore, Editor-in-Chief

As a fundraiser and community service project, the Leander band hosts a pet vaccination clinic multiple...  Read More »

Aug 11

Back to School Housekeeping Days kick off the new year

Back to School Housekeeping Days kick off the new year

by Aimee Bozoudes, Staff Writer

While all the college-bound students count down the days until they move into dorms and fall sports and...  Read More »

Aug 9

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Tryouts end, the meets begin

Photo Credit Crimson Scott

Five seniors will be on the swim team this year. The first swim meet will be against Rouse and Meridian on September 12th.

Tryouts end, the meets begin

by Natalie Ditsler, Staff Writer

Let the meets begin. Swim team tryouts came to a close on Friday the 21st after almost a week, starting from Monday. Twenty-nine swimmers made the cut. “I’m excited about being a team member and team player with my friends,” junior Maddy Phillips said. “I love all these people and I really want them to do well this year.” During the...  Read More »

August 29, 2015 • 0 comments

Lady Lions huddled before their game. They do this as preparation before each match.

Volleyball teams defeated by Round Rock

VARSITY The varsity team fell to Round Rock, being swept in three sets on Tuesday night. The first ...  Read More »

Senior Luis Farias hitting the ball against Round Rock. Their next match is at Taylor HS on August 27.

Tennis falls short against Round Rock

The Lions tennis team lost a hard-fought game to Round Rock with an ending score of 13-6. After the match, varsity...  Read More »

The two girl cross country teams sitting and bonding after the relay at the lake.  Their next meet will be in Burnet, Texas.

The girls to catch

Cross country's previous season ended in fourth place as a team in district, but they have started out this ...  Read More »

Head coach Tim Smith discussing the upcoming football season. Both parents and students were encouraged to come to gain information on how the football program will work.

Coach Smith previews upcoming football season with “Clinic”

Head coach Tim Smith and the other football coaches hosted a coach's clinic where they previewed this year's football season....  Read More »

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Let me tell you

Let me tell you

by Gigi Allen, Staff Writer

So, moral of the story is, this challenge isn't just casting shame on society, it really makes you question what your own thoughts on beauty are.

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July 15, 2015 • Comments Off

Jurassic World breaks box office records

Jurassic World breaks box office records

by Jack Densmore, Editor-in-Chief

The sequel to Jurassic Park, Jurassic World opened in the box office with record-breaking numbers. Firstly, the story was fantastic. There was a lot of elements that related back to the first movie. The story focused mostly on this new genetically designed hybrid dinosaur called the Indominous Rex. T...  Read More »

June 22, 2015 • Comments Off

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Band program prepares for new year, new show

Band program prepares for new year, new show

by Garrett Gage, Staff Writer

Hard work. These are the words drum major and junior Hunter Reinhardt and senior Martha Arredondo use to describe Summer Band, a type of camp that trains the Leander Band program to prepare them for marching band in the fall that lasts from July 27 until August 20. For the first few weeks it will last f...  Read More »

August 18, 2015 • 0 comments

Seniors take on the director’s chair

Seniors take on the director’s chair

by Austin Graham, Staff Writer

Every year, the Advanced Theatre class ends the year with something special. Before their senior year, the rising seniors pick out a play they want to direct. They work on it all year and once One Act season ends, they host auditions, cast their shows and then immediately begin rehearsing. Only five...  Read More »

June 2, 2015 • Comments Off

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