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Panthers hand Lions second loss of season

Panthers hand Lions second loss of season

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

In the second game of the season, the Pflugerville Panthers defeated the Lions 13-30 in a back and forth game. “We all played as a team and never stopped playing hard,” senior Jake Egelsee said. “We just had some coverage bursts and some mental mistakes that we can’t afford to have.” The...

Lions fall short in season opener

Lions fall short in season opener

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Lions came out of the game last night against the Ellison Eagles with a 14-32 loss. After failing to score in the first half, the Lions could not catch up with the Eagles in time. “After the first half we didn’t give up and we worked well as a team so that was good to see that we are capable...

Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

August 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

Since August 14, the Lion football program has been working on their preseason regiment to prepare for the upcoming season. After 11 days of working in the weight room, conditioning, and playing, the players are hoping that they’ve built a good base to start the season off of. “We’ve prepared...

Run to live, live to run

Run to live, live to run

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports Features, Varsity Track

She is running to get to class on time, running to release stress, running to improve her time, running towards her future.  As she crosses the finish line, she knows she’s one step closer to breaking her personal record. Freshman Elizabeth Roca is on the Varsity track team. She runs the 400 meter ...

Racing to Regionals

Racing to Regionals

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track

The boys and girls track team competed in the Area track meet at D.W. Rutledge Stadium on April 19 and 20. “I am extremely proud of my girls,” Girls’ Head Coach Gigi Heermans said. “They did a great job competing at a very tough 6A meet. A lot of people underestimate us when we show up a...

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...

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