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Cheating in pro sports

William Carlson, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Cheating in pro sports has occurred multiple times since the creation of professional sports, and there is controversy about who should be punished: the players, or the coaches. “I think the players should get punished because they were being idiots, and going along with the plan the coaches made...

Ice Hockey State Playoffs

Christian Giordano, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Lovejoy Hockey team will be going to the playoffs in mid February, and players are very excited but also nervous. “I think our team is ready and I’m especially ready to play in the playoffs. It’s fun to get to play the other teams and really grow as a team to show what we can do to the st...

Upcoming March Madness

Mia Reaugh, Leopard Life Staff Writed

March 5, 2020

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7th grade students plan to become College Athletes

Mia Reaugh, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Some students at WSMS are planning to become college athletes when they graduate from High-School. Brad Fuller is a teacher and coach at WSMS. His son, Aaron Fuller, graduated from Lovejoy Highschool and is playing college football at the University of Washington.  “What it takes to be a college...

First 8th grade Girls Basketball Game

Bethanie Wu, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The eighth grade girls basketball team played their first game against Rockwall Cain on Thursday, Nov. 14 at WSMS to start of their season. “We played Rockwall Cain. They were a good team because they ran their plays which allowed their team to be open,” said Serine Ashfour, 8. In order to win g...

Basketball season kicks off in Willow Springs

Luke Wright, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

       Basketball season has begun in WSMS, and our 8th grade boys have started out their season strong with a current record of 8-1 overall.      “I’m really excited to get better over the season, have a lot of fun, and maybe take some wins,” said James Brunson, 8.      The...

Figure Skating Medalist Wins Regionals

Angelina Wang, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Olivia Lee, a 7th grader in WSMS, recently went to Colorado Springs for the Regional Nine States Figure Skating competition and won first in her group. “To prepare for regionals, we do a lot of back to backs, which is like doing a program, and then doing another one right after it without stopping ...

Forever Rivals

Roice Jacob, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

On Oct. 12, long-time rivals, Oklahoma University and the University of Texas played in the Cotton Bowl stadium at the Texas State Fair. “I was very excited for the Longhorn’s to play and win,” said Adam Jauregui, 7. Like most Texas fans Carsten Dunn’s parents attended the University of Texas, and...

8th grade Volleyball District Tournament

Bethanie Wu, Leopard Life Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Eighth grade Willow Springs volleyball teams competed in districts at the WSMS gyms to attempt to win the tournament.  “In the district tournament we play against teams from Rockwall and Allen like Rockwall Cain, Allen Ford, Rockwall Williams, and more,” said Caroline Collins, 8. To beat t...

Football season begins

Football season begins

Roice Jacob, Leopard Life Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

On Sept. 4, the WSMS football season began with a victory for seventh grade’s first away games at Cain Middle School for both teams.  “We work very well as a team and we work hard at practice,” said Beau Maddux, 7.  Football isn’t all about the hard work though. It’s also about having fun.  ...

8th grade volleyball starts strong

Bethanie Wu, Leopard Life Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The eighth grade volleyball team played their first game against Rockwall Cain on Thursday, Aug. 29 at WSMS as the start of their season. “We won our first game last night because our team always had positive energy on the court,” said Finley Abernathy, 8. Every Lovejoy team is a family, and it is...

Athletes consider tennis pros, cons

Evelyn Tsai, Leopard Life Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

School tennis has just started in Lovejoy, and the tennis players are training to prepare for the season every weekday morning.  “It’s kinda given me a challenge and something to look forward and do every morning,” said William Ashby, 8. As well as giving the player a challenge, tennis ...

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