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Seniors Say Goodbye

Seniors Say Goodbye

Nate Martinez, ENN Staff

November 3, 2017


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The Eagles, fresh off a win against Timberview, will take on Waxahachie in their last district game of the season. A win will solidify first place and earn them the title of district champions. However the game does carry with it the added significance of being the last home game for this year's senior...

Lady Eagles Prepare for Playoffs

Lady Eagles Prepare for Playoffs

October 29, 2017


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The Eagles' volleyball team finished district with a record of 12-2 and were named Co-District Champions for district 10-5A. Senior outside hitter, Capri Davis, feels excited for their success knowing her team had plenty of obstacles they had to overcome throughout the season. “I am so proud of my...

CC Seniors Leave Big Shoes to Fill

CC Seniors Leave Big Shoes to Fill

Nate Martinez, ENN Staff

October 25, 2017


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As the cross country season winds down, reality starts to settle in as the senior runners begin to realize they’ll never run in a Lake Ridge Cross Country uniform again. “It was bittersweet knowing it was my last meet with my friends that I’ve grown so close to over the years but I look forward...

On and Off the Mat

On and Off the Mat

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Saff

October 14, 2017


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Under the bright lights, with big smiles and blasting voices. A cheerleader's greatest role in any high school is to motivate their team and school. However, even Lake Ridge's biggest encouragers, require encouragement. An important quality for any team to have is unity.  Although the Lake Ridge...

Eagles Out Rock Jags

Eagles Out Rock Jags

Nate Martinez, ENN Staff

October 3, 2017


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Lake Ridge defeated the Summit Jaguars Friday night 28-21, improving to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in district. The Eagles were looking forward to the game due to comments made from Summit on Twitter regarding Lake Ridge's "rock out" celebration. Rock out is when the players act as though they are playing...

Running with Motivation

Running with Motivation

September 21, 2017


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Cross Country is a sport of patience. Clocking in at around forty to fifty minutes, competitions are three miles long. Running cross country takes endurance and self-discipline. There are no short-cuts and competitions are judged based on team effort. No single person gets first place. Although they...

Be 1-0 Today

Be 1-0 Today

September 15, 2017


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It's the mindset, it's the motto, and it's the spirit that drives Lake Ridge football to victory. "Be 1-0 today" is a phrase you'll hear often among the football team wherever they are. Whether it be at practice, on the field before a game, at the lunch table, in the halls, or in the classroom, the Eagle...

Track Crosses the Finish Line at State

Track Crosses the Finish Line at State

Johnny Beaman, ENN Staff

May 18, 2017


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The Eagles and Lady Eagles track teams had a successful trip to Austin, TX as they competed in the UIL Class 5A Track State Championships at Mike A. Myers Stedium on the campus of the University of Texas. The Lady Eagles dominated, medaling in numerous events, leading them to a runner up finish...

Lady Eagles Softball Reaches 4th Round

Lady Eagles Softball Reaches 4th Round

Ashlie Currier, ENN Saff

May 18, 2017


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Lake Ridge Lady Eagle's Softball Team is off to the fourth round. The team competed in a two day tournament last week in which they won, and will continue to go forward into the playoffs. This has been no surprise to the team because of the confidence they have in each other. "I expected to get this far because I feel we...

State Track Meet Preview

State Track Meet Preview

John Beaman, ENN Staff

May 11, 2017


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The Lake Ridge Eagle boys and girls track team will be competing in the UIL 5A State Track Championship Thursday and Friday, May 11-12, at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, TX. The Eagles look forward to competing to the best of their abilities toward reaching the most success that they can, as they...

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