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Super Bowl LV

Grayson Stanford and Taylor Pettit March 17, 2021

On February 7th, 2021, Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced off against the Kansas City Chiefs in the Superbowl. This is the first time a Super Bowl team (Buccaneers) played on their home field. Tom Brady quarterbacked...

7th Grade Girls Basketball Season Affected by COVID-19

Eloise Friloux and Ivy Eckols March 17, 2021

The 7th-grade basketball program is already up and running, and so far, all teams have been successful with managing wins and losses. Unfortunately, one major downfall and disadvantage to the teams this...

2020-21 WSMS Wrestling Season

Grayson Stanford and Taylor Pettit March 17, 2021

The WSMS Wrestling season has finally kicked off, but with the pandemic, how wrestling will continue through social distancing and CDC guidelines is a challenge. Wrestling season started a few weeks ago...

A Day in the Life of a High School Athlete: What it’s Like to Balance School and Sports

Dana Colston, Newspaper Writer February 24, 2021

High school: a maze full of twists and turns. Being a student-athlete can add extra obstacles to the maze. Maggie Manders, a sophomore and soccer player at Lovejoy High School, gives us insight into what...

7th Grade Girls Basketball

Elouise Friloux and Grace Peay February 24, 2021

There are so many areas of the game of basketball to personalize, like shooting form, ball-handling moves, defensive style, court vision, and more. Every girl on the 7th grade girls teams do just that....

WSMS Cross Country

Sydney Cole November 9, 2020

The 2020-2021 Cross Country season started on Tuesday, September 29, at WSMS. For many students, this is their first year to run cross country. On the 29th, Lovejoy went up against Highland Park, and on...

How COVID-19 is Changing the 2020 Big 12 Season

Grayson Stanford and Taylor Pettit November 9, 2020

The 2020 Big 12 season has already begun and will be one to remember due to COVID-19 due to COVID-19. It started on September 3rd and will end on December 7th, 2020. The teams will play in their normal...

NFL Season Kicking off with a COVID-19 Twist

Grayson Stanford, Newspaper Writer November 9, 2020

The NFL (National Football League) season kicked off on September 10,  7:20 pm. The Texans will play against the Chiefs on Thursday night for national television to start the 2020-2021 season. They...

Dallas Cowboys

Cain Garcia November 9, 2020

One month into the season, the Dallas Cowboys are playing poorly with a 2-4 game record. So far, they have lost to the Rams, Seahawks, Browns, and Cardinals, thoughCowboys did beat the Giants by 3 points...

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...

Kicking off the WSMS soccer season

Christian Giordano and Luke Wright, Leopard Life Staff Writer and Co-editor March 5, 2020

The WSMS soccer season is near, and student athletes are preparing for tryouts which will fall on the week before spring break.  “I am excited to hang out with the team and win because it is fun,”...

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....

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