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Saving the best for last

Saving the best for last

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

In the final game of the season, the Lions defeated the Lehman Lobos 52-14 gaining their first win of the year. “I think [the team has] been playing hard all year and I think they have been overmatched a bit in most of our games,” head coach Tim Smith said. “But that doesn’t matter to them...

Last away game ends in loss

Last away game ends in loss

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Westlake Chaps won 20-59 against the Lions last Friday in the last away game of the year. “The highlight of the game was the kids competing for 4 quarters,” head coach Tim Smith said. “There were a lot of players that contributed and made an impact. The seniors competed hard and really showed...

State champs defeat Lions

State champs defeat Lions

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Lake Travis Cavaliers beat the Lions last Friday night 0-44. This put the Lions record for the season at 0-8. “We never stopped playing hard and as a team,” senior Jake Egelsee said. “But on offense [we] need to execute, be smart and not make mistakes.” The Lions were only down by 10...

Set to score

Set to score

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under JV Volleyball, Sports

During the last week of season, the JV Lady Lions volleyball lost to Lake Travis High School on Tuesday, but won their Friday game against Hays High School. On October 17, the JV girls finished both of their sets with 15-25 and 17-25, which resulted in a loss against the Lady Cavs. “It was a...

Lions face defeat against Rebels

October 26, 2017


Filed under JV Football, Uncategorized

The Lions lost to the Hays Rebels 0-46 at AC Bible Stadium on Oct. 20. They also played Vandegrift with an end score of 6-48 on Oct. 12.   “[Hays] were huge,” sophomore Britton Weber said. “We lost, but we played hard through the game.”   The team could not stop t...

Wrangled by the Rebels

Wrangled by the Rebels

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Lions failed to score against the Hays Rebels last Friday, as they were beat 0-43. “I think that we played hard for the whole game, even when we finally realized that the lead was too big to overcome,” junior Riley Wells said. “We definitely stayed together as one, and didn’t turn on each...

Homecoming game ends in defeat

Homecoming game ends in defeat

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The homecoming game last Friday ended in another loss for the Lions as they were defeated by the Vandegrift Vipers 13-63. “The difference between our defense and their offense was that we turned the ball over three times in the third quarter for touchdowns,” head coach Tim Smith said. “You cannot...

Are you in

Are you in

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Leander competed against Vandegrift, Westlake, Buda, Lake Travis, Vista Ridge, and Kyle Lehman at McNeil this past Tuesday on October 10. “We have worked so hard for so long,” coach Aubrey Lindberg-buchhorn said. “Run - the word itself asks a question when you spell it out... Are you in?” Junior...

Lady lions fall to Chaparrals, bit by Vipers

Lady lions fall to Chaparrals, bit by Vipers

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Varsity Volleyball

The varsity volleyball team went against Westlake high school on October 10, losing 21-25. They were also defeated by Vandegrift last Friday and lost 20-25. “We didn’t start off very strong,” senior Madison Berglund said. “But we really improved throughout the game and were so competitive ...

Close game ends in Ranger win

Close game ends in Ranger win

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Lions lost to the Vista Ridge Rangers last week in an up and down game in which the Rangers won 28-35. “This has been our closest game yet, and we did well to keep ourselves in the game the whole time,” sophomore Eli Gehman said. “It was hard losing by just a touchdown, but we're now looking...

Bit by the Tigers

Bit by the Tigers

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Varsity Football

The Lions moved to 0-4 last night as they lost to the Stony Point Tigers 14-49 in the last Thursday game of the year. “[It] was a really physical game; Stony Point is a very physical program and they pride themselves in that,” head coach Tim Smith said. “The Lions gave their hearts but some...

Warriors down the Lions

Warriors down the Lions

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Varsity Football

The Lions lost to the Westwood Warriors last week 21-46 to make their record zero wins and three losses. “We held the offensive in the first half and shut down number 11 for the whole game allowing him to only have 3 catches, but we didn't execute well on stopping number 30, their running back,...

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