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Lady Lions wrap up season

Lady Lions wrap up season

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under Featured, Varsity Softball

The Lady Lions varsity softball ended their season last Friday with a 5-7 loss against the Lehman Lobos. “This year has been full of ups and downs; but regardless of that, I am most proud that these kids come out every day with a great attitude and a willingness to learn and get better,” said...

Going out on a fight

Going out on a fight

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief
March 24, 2017
Filed under Featured, Varsity Boys' Soccer

The varsity boys lost to the Lake Travis Cavaliers 0-3, Westlake Chaps 0-1 and Lehman Lobos 2-3. After failing to reach playoffs due to the first two losses, the team had their senior night against Lehman. “I think I'm most proud of how we kept our heads up through the whole season and put in 100%...

Fight to the finish

Fight to the finish

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports, Varsity Girls' Soccer

The Lions tied with the Lehman Lobos at their away game on March 10. The final score was 2-2. “We finished strong this game,” sophomore Sydney Brinkmann said. “We communicated well and looked out for each other.” Sophomore Gigi Ceka scored the first goal with a header. Senior Kyah Carlsen scor...

Losses for the Lions

Losses for the Lions

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports, Varsity Girls' Soccer

The Lady Lions went up against Lake Travis March 3, losing 0-5. They were also defeated by Westlake last Tuesday and ended with a final score of 0-4. “This season has been a tough one for us,” sophomore Sydney Brinkmann said. “We have been working hard to take more shots at the goal.” ...

Push for the playoffs

Push for the playoffs

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief
March 7, 2017
Filed under Featured, Varsity Boys' Soccer

With playoffs drawing near, the Lions varsity soccer tied Vista Ridge 0-0, won 1-0 against Vandegrift and won 4-3 against Hays. “I am hoping that the team can return to full strength by the time the playoffs come,” head coach Russ Girard said. “I really would like the team to be fully fit for...

Right off the bat

Right off the bat

by Bri Branscomb, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Featured, Varsity Baseball

The Leander Lions Baseball team kicked off the season on February 23 after weeks of scrimmaging with their first game against Belton, with a 7-6 win. The Lions then consecutively lost the next four games against Bell with a score of 1-2, Austin with a score of 0-9, Temple with a score of 2-4, and Midland...

Lions defeated by Vipers, Rebels

Lions defeated by Vipers, Rebels

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports, Varsity Girls' Soccer

The Lions played against Vandegrift on February 24, with a final score of 0-4. On February 28, they faced against Hays and lost 1-5. According to Brinkmann, senior Kyah Carlsen and junior Caroline Crones did well with one on one contact when facing against other players. From the 20 yard line, sophomo...

Podium finish for wrestling

Podium finish for wrestling

by Eli Gehman, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Featured, Wrestling

On February 24th and 25th senior Zeke Garcia traveled to Cypress, Texas to compete in the state championship. He finished his Lion wrestling career with a third place finish. “I did as best as I could and left everything on the mat,” Garcia said. “I knew that would be the last time I put on...

Lions defeated by Vista Ridge

Lions defeated by Vista Ridge

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Varsity Girls' Soccer

The Lions played against Vista Ridge on February 21, with a final score of 1-5. Brinkmann scored the team’s only goal with a header during the second half of the game. Senior Kyah Carlsen almost scored a goal by dribbling past everyone, but missed due to being blocked. “We prepped fo...

Girls Soccer ties with Lehman

Girls Soccer ties with Lehman

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Varsity Girls' Soccer

The Lady Lions tied with the Lehman Lobos at their home game on February 14. The final score was 2-2. Senior Kyah Carlsen scored the first goal by dribbling down the field and taking a shot into the goal. “We’ve had a rough season so far,” Carlsen said. “So it felt really good to f...

Lions put up a fight at regionals

Lions put up a fight at regionals

by Eli Gehman, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Wrestling

Six varsity wrestlers competed at the regional tournament on February 17th and 18th in San Antonio. Two of the wrestlers placed in their classes. “Zeke Garcia had a great weekend by winning the Regional Championship and defeating a former State Champion in the process,” head coach Adam Mclain...

Lions end streak with win against Lobos

Lions end streak with win against Lobos

by Michelle Parker, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Boys' Basketball

The Lions lost against the Hays Rebels in a close game 49-40 on February, 3, then fell to the Lake Travis Cavaliers and Westlake Chaparrals on February 7 and 10, respectively. The Lions won against Lehman’s Lobos on February 14 with a final score of 65-40, after leading the entire game. “Our spir...

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