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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


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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...

Capri Davis Makes History

Capri Davis Makes History

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

December 1, 2017


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Capri Davis braces herself, preparing to spike the ball across the net. The ball flies up, a perfect strike, and she scores. This is a routine for Davis, which is why the sports apparel brand, Under Armor, picked her to attend the annual All-American Volleyball Match. This match consists of 24 of the...

From JV to Varsity

From JV to Varsity

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

December 1, 2017


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The district champion Eagles' impressive season continues to roll on. While the Eagles are retooling and perfecting plays, other adjustments including promoting junior varsity players to the varsity team are made in order to provide depth to the team. Several JV players were promoted to varsity, and re...

Eagles’ Superstitions Lead to Wins

Eagles’ Superstitions Lead to Wins

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lake Ridge football team is district champions. While the team has shown a continuous and impressive work ethic on the field over the past few months, there are other unique and unexpected factors that players believe to contribute to their victories. Traditional pre-game rituals commonly consist...

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