Eagle Nation News

McCarthy Makes a Change

The Cowboys said out with the old and in with the new as they made a change at head coach.

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

January 28, 2020

8-8. Eight wins and eight losses. The Dallas Cowboys season came to a close against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 22, 2019 with a 17-9 loss. The loss sparked major controversy as fans pleaded for a new head coach. The loss must have sealed the deal for that argument because on Sunday, December 29,...

Cheering for the Cheerleaders

Cheering for the Cheerleaders

Kierstin Wood, ENN Special Contributor

November 5, 2019

The roars can be heard from across town. It’s Friday night and the stands are packed which means there’s a football game going on. The student section is going wild. The cheerleaders tumble across the field throwing their hands up and shaking their pom-poms under the big bright stadium lights. W...

Border Brawl: Lake Ridge vs Tulsa Union

The second annual Border Brawl takes place on Friday at Newsom Stadium.

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

August 29, 2019

36 to 30. Meaningless numbers in the game of life, but what is their value in the game of football? A couple touchdowns for each team and a couple more stops by each team. Was one team was better, or was one more prepared? To the people looking outside in, the numbers are simply that; numbers. But to...

Racketing Toward Regional

A tennis racket and new tennis ball on a freshly painted tennis court

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

April 17, 2019

As the points start to tally up, the Lake Ridge Eagle tennis team await anxiously for the final results to be announced. The main officials, after some time, come back with the winning school in mind. “Congratulations to the boys and girls district champs, Lake Ridge High School,” the officials call...

Basketball Recap

Photo Credit: Summer Thipsipisan

April 10, 2019

The point guard takes a step back and makes a 3 pointer. The screams and cheers from the Lake Ridge fans fill the gym as players continue to dribble the ball down the court. The lake Ridge boys basketball team had some uncertainties a lot, but proved doubters, making it to the third round of playoffs....

Kicking Off Playoffs

Photographer: Jaspinder Malhi

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 22, 2019

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

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

Photo Credit: Christine Vo

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

January 22, 2019

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

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

Photo by: Esmeralda Ramirez

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018

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...

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