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District games end football season

District games end football season

LeopardLife Jackson Willard, Sports Writer

November 6, 2015


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The bi-district football game Tuesday was a rumble this week with all teams bringing the team’s A-game, battling until the end with seventh grade playing at Willow Springs and eighth played at Lovejoy High School. Being the district champions, the seventh grade B team leopards stole the victory at a ga...

More than GOLF

More than GOLF

LeopardLife Grace Nguyen, Sports Editor and Madeline Sanders, Editor In Chief

October 29, 2015


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Sports

As students in the crowd pulled out their phones to capture a surprise moment, a tall 22-year-old man unexpectedly  to students, came out of the doors into the Willow Springs gym. Students went wild, cheering, shouting, and bringing spirit into the school gymnasium. Professional PGA Golfer and Dal...

Lovejoy students today enjoy lacrosse as a club team

Lovejoy students today enjoy lacrosse as a club team

LeopardLife Kennison Williams, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


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  Lacrosse, an American indigenous sport, involves sticks, nets, and balls. The point of the game is to pass the ball to each other down the field and get to the goal. The game has a lot of teamwork involved and requires a lot of skill, the Lovejoy Lacrosse team members said. Today, Lacrosse is a ...

Cross country takes a break to recover from hard work

Cross country takes a break to recover from hard work

LeopardLife Abe Bedjaoui, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015


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Cross Country’s fall season just ended and has decided to take a two week break for recovery reasons for runners. There had been two meets in the fall season. The first meet was open for all the runners to come, the next meet was for the runners that coaches knew would help Lovejoy’s stats the most...

Football against Erickson Huskies continues district season

Football against Erickson Huskies continues district season

LeopardLife Jackson Willard, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015


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The 2015 football season has begun. With the seventh graders ready to play, the A Team record is at 4-0, and the B team record is at 3-1. Eighth Grade lost both of their games. Beating Royse City, Wylie Cooper, and Erickson, the seventh grade teams feel that they are starting off well. A team has b...

Volleyball walks away with a proud win against McKinney Johnson

Volleyball walks away with a proud win against McKinney Johnson

LeopardLife Emerson Traweek, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

The serve, over and in, being played out by the other team, Lovejoy seventh grade volleyball B team gets ready for the ball return low and ready. Back row defense passer, Abigail Lee, lunges for the first pass, setter, Ashelyn Carty, gives a perfect set to middle, Julia Brochu, who slams it the lef...

Eighth grade B team football triumphs over the Rockwall Wolves

Eighth grade B team football triumphs over the Rockwall Wolves

LeopardLife Kennison Williams, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

During the final quarter it was 42 to 24, and the leopards were in the lead. As the Leopards win the B team game, all the fans cheer at leopard field, “Leopards! Leopards! Leopards!” On September 22, the Lovejoy leopards faced off against the Rockwall Wolves. The game had all fans up on their feet for friend...

Campus responds to San Antonio referee getting tackled for unfair plays; coach resigns this week

LeopardLife Kennison Williams, Abraham Bedjaoui, and Carter Satterwhite, Staff Writers

September 24, 2015


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The score was 15-9, but everybody wondered if the losing team could make a comeback before the game ended. Tension was  high and tempers were tight as a San Antonio referee was roughly tackled by two players during a high school football game at San Antonio’s John J Stadium because of supposed ra...

Seventh-grade Leopards run over Royse City Sept. 15, while eighth grade teams are defeated

Seventh-grade Leopards run over Royse City Sept. 15, while eighth grade teams are defeated

LeopardLife Madeline Sanders, Editor in Chief, Zoe Allison, Photo Editor and Jackson Willard, Sports Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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Volleyball spiked into season Sept. 3

Volleyball spiked into season Sept. 3

LeopardLife Grace Nguyen, Sports Editor and Emerson Traweek, Sports Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

One of the many sports offered happens to be an on the court sport that many seventh and eighth grade girls partake. After tryouts August 24-26, the Willow Springs volleyball teams are ready to go out and play as Leopards. They played their first game Sept. 3 and have another game this Thursday, September...

Safer helmets and pads debuted in season opening scrimmages with Leopard wins

Safer helmets and pads debuted in season opening scrimmages with Leopard wins

LeopardLife Jackson Willard and Kennison Williams, Sports Staff Writers

September 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In football new helmets and pads have been issued this season and were debuted on the field during the grade season opening seventh and eighth grade football scrimmages on Sept. 9.   Players have been wearing the new helmets in practice as well. The new helmets are air-tight 360 Schutt, considered the best concussion protection reducing helmet for middle sch...

WSMS Cross Country places high in Junior Varsity meet August 29

WSMS Cross Country places high in Junior Varsity meet August 29

September 9, 2015


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Full of new seventh grade and returning eighth grade cross country runners, the Willow Springs Cross Country team went to their first meet on August 29.   “It went good, one of our lovejoy participants placed first for us girls was great. I myself placed 5th place, but due to technical di...

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