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New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI

New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI

John Beaman, Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The New England Patriots pulled off an epic comeback defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 to clinch their fifth Super Bowl victory. The Patriots struggled putting points on the board early while the Falcons dominated scoring 28 points in the first half. The Patriots were able to create their own second...

Swim and Dive Soar to State Competition

Swim and Dive Soar to State Competition

Ashlie Currier, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

An updated version of this article has been posted. Three girl's relay teams took first place in regions, not six as earlier reported. The Lake Ridge swimming and diving team took first and second place in regionals last Friday and Saturday. The girls swim team came in second place, boys came in ...

Eagles Loss Forces Scramble in District Play

Eagles Loss Forces Scramble in District Play

Nate Martinez, ENN Staff

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Eagles Boys Basketball team lost to the Midlothian Panthers Friday night 58-48. The Eagles now currently sit in a three way tie for third place with Midlothian and Lancaster, all currently holding a district record of 5-6. A rough start by the Eagles in the first quarter led to an early deficit o...

LR Winterguard Freezes Out Competition

LR Winterguard Freezes Out Competition

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

February 6, 2017


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The Lake Ridge JV and Varsity Winterguard teams took to the floor in competition on Saturday, Feb. 4, in Flower Mound, TX. The teams participated in the North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) Flower Mound High School Winterguard contest against other teams from around the region. The varsity team...

It’s 1,2,3 Strikes, You’re Cut?

It’s 1,2,3 Strikes, You’re Cut?

Ashlie Currier, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

Lake Ridge Eagle Baseball held tryouts last week, in hopes of filling out the varsity team and developing new younger talent. Being part of a team is a big dream for athletes, and tryouts this weekend will be the deciding factor of either fulfilling or crushing that dream. As a freshman, trying out...

Girls’ Soccer Soars to Victory Against Jags

Girls’ Soccer Soars to Victory Against Jags

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

January 31, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

It's no surprise that our Lake Ridge girls' soccer team is amazing. With last year's record and advancement into regionals, we've definitely proved ourselves over the past five years. So it wasn't shocking when both girls' Varsity and JV won against Summit on Friday of last week. With JV winning wi...

Super Bowl 51: Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots

Super Bowl 51: Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots

John Beaman, ENN Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NFC championship game was first and saw the Atlanta Falcons dominate the Green Bay Packers 44-21. After the NFC game, the number New England Patriots soundly defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship game, 36-17. The NFC championship game was a shutout for the Atlanta Falcons, who...

Swim & Dive Capture District

Swim & Dive Capture District

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

The Lake Ridge Swim and Dive team competed at districts last Friday at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium. Both teams placed first in the boys and girls competitions; making Lake Ridge history. The district competition is an intimidating meet. The swimmers felt the pressure, especially because of Lake...

Cheering for the Cheerleaders

Cheering for the Cheerleaders

Holly Simpson, ENN Staff

January 13, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Lake Ride High School’s very own cheerleaders made history by participating in the Texas UIL Spirit State Championship. Sponsored by Marisa Bonner, Lake Ridge Teacher and Cheer coach, the Eagle cheerleaders branched out into the world of competitive cheer, creating the very...

Eagles Pour it on the Panthers

Eagles Pour it on the Panthers

Nate Martinez, ENN Staff

January 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Eagles Basketball Team defeated the Midlothian Panthers 73-58, for there second straight district win. The game consisted of many flashy lay ups by senior guard, Mike Adewmuni and multiple threes shot by Nate Martinez, junior guard and Tahlik Chavez, sophomore guard. " I was in attack mode and I w...

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