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Kicking Off Playoffs

Kicking Off Playoffs

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 22, 2019


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News, Sports

Sprinting full speed ahead toward the goal, the opposing team's forward sets her sights in the top right corner of the goal. Freshman goalkeeper, Bella Avitia, steps off her goal line in an attempt to challenge the forward. Avitia rushes out with her arms spread wide and deflects the shot over the top...

Spinning into Spring Season

Spinning into Spring Season

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

February 11, 2019


Filed under LRHS News, Sports

As the seconds count down on the clock, the opponent bounces the ball down onto the hard, concrete ground. The small, neon, yellow ball is thrown into the air. The Lake Ridge tennis player keeps their eye on the ball as it is served over the net, they step up and hit it back over the net into the far...

Dribbling to Success

Dribbling to Success

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

January 22, 2019


Filed under Highlight, Sports

As the athletes run down the court, the voices of players yelling out to the point guard to pass them the ball echoes through the gym. The point guard completes a chest pass to the power forward and the crowd goes wild as the forward completes the dunk for the two points needed to win the game. As basketball...

Building their Teams

Building their Teams

Audrey Byrne, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Sports

Growing up, usually around the age of six or seven, children first discover an interest they may have in sports. Soon after, they get signed up by their parents, put into little leagues where they play for fun and earn participation trophies. But, as people grow and improve their athletic skills, the...

Running a Mental Race

Running a Mental Race

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Sports

As the sound of the pistol goes off and rings through the air, the runners take off, elbowing past one another trying to get an early lead. Cross Country is a five mile trek across a rocky terrain, full of hills, in 90-degree weather trying to finish with the best time, though the most difficult part...

Previewing Lake Ridge Baseball In 2018

Previewing Lake Ridge Baseball In 2018

April 4, 2018


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The Lake Ridge baseball team is looking to follow up a progressive 2017 season with a much better one in 2018. The Eagles went 13-15-2 overall, and 7-7 in district last year, and are looking to improve on that in 2018. According to Head Coach Greg Ross, "I think there's plenty of things that need to be ad...

A Total Team Effort

A Total Team Effort

Jaime Zuniga, Enn staff

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

For some students, sports are a major part of their high school career. At Lake Ridge, over 13 sports are coached and played throughout the year. Among those sports is track and field. Most people automatically assume the sports involves only running, however it also includes events such as the high...

Underclassmen Under Pressure

Underclassmen Under Pressure

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

They may be young and have yet to experience all of high school, but freshmen and sophomores are still able to keep up with the  upperclassmen of Lake Ridge when it comes to sports. High school sports allow students athletes to show their skill, whether it be on the field or on the court. With seniors...

Leaving it All in the Pool

Leaving it All in the Pool

Kacie Sewell, ENN Special Contributor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

Everyone wants to leave a legacy behind when they end a chapter in their life and are ready to start a new one. The Lake Ridge swim team seniors have left not only an impact on their school but in the pool as well. With only a few meets left in their high school careers, the senior swimmers have alrea...

In It to Win It

In It to Win It

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lake Ridge football team has moved onto the fourth round of the playoffs against a familiar foe, Highland Park. Last year the Scots knocked the Eagles out of the playoffs ending their season. This year the Eagles have revenge on their mind.  Senior linebacker, Jayden Williams, is excited to get another c...

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