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The Team Behind the Team

The Team Behind the Team

Gonzalo Garrido-Gonzalez, ENN Special Contributor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

There is a very important team here at Lake Ridge. They have made the playoffs every single year, yet never won a trophy. No, it's not the football, volleyball, or soccer team. Its the athletic training team. The students who join this team, spend their after school time helping the athletes of all sports...

“Fresh” Faces on Varsity

“Fresh” Faces on Varsity

Corrinne Bayless

November 24, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

There were "fresh" faces this season on Varsity Volleyball. Advancing to the fourth round of the playoffs wasn't the only thing special about this year's volleyball team. This year's team had two freshmen, Logyn Hinds and Madison Williams, on its roster. Making varsity comes with many emotions and...

Safety Trumps Food

Safety Trumps Food

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Special Contributer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

For the rest of your high school career, you will be eating cafeteria food. There will be the rare occasions your parents bring you something or you bring your own lunch to school. However, the majority of the time you will be eating cafeteria food because of the rule that students cannot eat off campus. The...

The View From The Top

The View From The Top

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

Competing with the best and the brightest of your graduating class can be stressful and could even cause you to miss some high school experiences. The top ten percent of the senior class has been able to relate to this for four years. "I definitely missed out on some opportunities because I was overwhelmed...

Volleyball Makes History Advances to Round 4

Volleyball Makes History Advances to Round 4

Nate Martinez, ENN Special Contributor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

History was made Tuesday night when the Eagles volleyball team advanced to the fourth round of the playoffs for the first time. "The team dealt with some adversity, but a complete team effort got us the win," said Assistant Coach, Keondra Mallard. Midlothian couldn't handle the thunderous strikes...

Volleyball Playoffs

Volleyball Playoffs

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

November 7, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

For Lake Ridge High School's volleyball team, playoff excitement is here. They succeed in placing 2nd in district this year, securing their spot in the playoffs. After making it all the way to the third round last year, the team hopes this round of playoffs will prove to be even better. Jessica Tyle...

Lake Ridge ‘Blacked Out’

Lake Ridge ‘Blacked Out’

Alex Minor, ENN Special Contributor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

The Lake Ridge Eagles were 'blacked out' against Timberview on Friday night in a heated district game at Newsom Stadium for the annual 'black out' game.  The Eagles were able to keep their game going into the half; only down by 7 with a halftime score of 14-7. However, that's as close as the Eagles ...

Halloween Band Style

Halloween Band Style

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 30, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the members of the Eagles Marching Band gathered for their 4th Annual Trunk or Treating and band party. In the past, Halloween has fallen on days that the band has either had performances or competitions. The Eagle band parents created a way for the band members to be able to...

The Civil War: Sohel vs. Marsh

The Civil War: Sohel vs. Marsh

Holly Simpson, ENN Special Contributer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

Two of MISD’s more widely known staff members, Lake Ridge Journalism Teacher John Sohel, and Timberview Assistant Principal, Andrew Marsh have created a friendly bet. Friday, October 28th is the annual Lake Ridge vs. Timberview football game. Sohel will be representing Lake Ridge in this showdown, ...

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

October 27, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

There has been a lot of anger and debate concerning the recent national anthem behavior of San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, as well as Olympians Gabby Douglas and Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympics. Kaepernick, Douglas, and Phelps have all created an uproar within the nation by...

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