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Top Sports Events that occurred during 2016

Top Sports Events that occurred during 2016

LeopardLife Abe Bedjaoui and Maddox Pederson, Sports Editor and Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

  As 2016 closed, there were some big, eventful, and historical sports events to look back on.   1: Super Bowl 50 was the most watched sports event of 2016; there were 111.86 million viewers. The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers were the two teams in the game. The 14-1 Carolina...

Basketball bounces past 2016

Basketball bounces past 2016

LeopardLife Katya Wise and Garrett Norwood, Staff Writers

January 9, 2017


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The basketball teams have rumbled to a total of 35 wins and 11 losses. Eighth-grade boys’ teams have a combined record of eleven-one, eighth-grade girls’ teams have a combined record of ten-two. Seventh-grade boys’ teams have a combined record of eight-two, seventh-grade girls’ teams have a combined ...

Cross Country Prepares for District Meet

Cross Country Prepares for District Meet

LeopardLife Maddox Pederson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


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For the second out of three total meets, both of the eighth grade teams took first place. However, both the seventh grade boys and girls got second place. The cross country season started at Myers Park in Rockwall. Both seventh-grade teams placed second as a team while both eighth-grade teams placed fir...

WSMS Faculty takes students 52-48

WSMS Faculty takes students 52-48

LeopardLife Taylor Crosby, managing editor

November 18, 2016


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Basketball bounces into season

Basketball bounces into season

LeopardLife Adam Pool, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


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    The Lovejoy basketball season bounced into season as tryouts came to to an end last week and court time began this week.For the seventh grade boys team, there was a very large turn out with about 60 boys trying out and 36 made the team.  Girls had a large turnout as well, with most m...

Lovejoy District Pool

Lovejoy District Pool

LeopardLife Sam Walton and Garrett Norwood

November 11, 2016


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The swim season is getting started; The athletes are training and preparing for the upcoming season, but a new pool trying to be open by the season’s beginning is still under construction.       “The athletes are excited because it's the first time in program's history they will have some...

Volleyball sweeps the court this 2016-2017 season

Volleyball sweeps the court this 2016-2017 season

LeopardLife Katya Wise, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


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         With the sound of the horn and the end of the set, the 2016-2017 WSMS seventh and eighth grade volleyball season has begun.          This volleyball season the Leopards have had a total of 16 wins and two losses. On the week of Oct. 3, the girls will have their first home game and w...

Early racing, middle school cross country runner competes as LHS JV

Early racing, middle school cross country runner competes as LHS JV

LeopardLife Jacob Parkinson and Josh Bittlestone, section editors

September 15, 2016


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         Swift of foot and putting in many practices in hot summer temps, the Lovejoy High School Cross Country teams have put their summer training to use with two meets down in the books this year with one in Plano and another in Arlington.  While middle school runners race later in...

Eighth grade boys win 50-0 and 22-13 – photo gallery

Eighth grade boys win 50-0 and 22-13 – photo gallery

LeopardLife photo essay by Major Friesland

September 15, 2016


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  Both eighth-grade teams started their seasons off with a win. The A Team beat Rockwall 50-0 while the B Team beat Rockwall 22-13.

WSMS rocks Rockwall

WSMS rocks Rockwall

LeopardLife Jackson Willard, Assistant Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The horns blared loudly as fans roared Sept. 13 as  the 2016-2017 football season kicked off with landslide wins by all leopard middle school football teams.   Last week the leopards scrimmaged against Royse City, and were ready for official game time against Rockwall this Tuesday.Coaches kn...

Volleyball SPIKES into season

Volleyball SPIKES into season

LeopardLife Carter Satterwhite, Editor-In-Chief

September 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

photo by Sydney Wigginton Volleyball season sprang into full swing. Seventh-grade tryouts started on Aug. 22 and ended Aug. 24 after school, and eighth-grade tryouts occurred on the same days but during the morning. Each team will hold 11-12 girls. The eighth-graders have already been ass...

Tenth annual country run raises participants

LeopardLife Abe Bedjaoui, staff writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

No matter the age, height, gender, or mile time, everyone can participate in the Lovejoy Country Run.  Lovejoy hosted their annual country run On Saturday, May 7, All the runs began at the high school and circled back to the school over specific routes. As this was the district’s tenth run; there we...

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