Eagle Nation News

Senior Football’s Farewell

Coach Thor talks to his team.

Ashley Currier, ENN Staff

December 2, 2016

With the football season coming to a close over the Thanksgiving Break, it is a reflective time for the seniors on the Eagles football team. Being their last year of high school, working hard into the playoffs, balancing out school work, and college searching, it's an exhilarating time for them. "It's always...

The Team Behind the Team

Trainers assist an injured player off the field.

Gonzalo Garrido-Gonzalez, ENN Special Contributor

November 30, 2016

There is a very important team here at Lake Ridge. They have made the playoffs every single year, yet never won a trophy. No, it's not the football, volleyball, or soccer team. Its the athletic training team. The students who join this team, spend their after school time helping the athletes of all sports...

Eagles Fall at The Star

Eagles defense lines up against the Scots

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2016

The Lake Ridge Eagles Varsity Football Team ended their playoff run on Friday, Nov. 25, with a 41-27 loss to the Highland Park Scots at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, TX. The Eagles offense struggled to find their footing in the first half; heading into halftime down 21-0. The offense made adjustments...

“Fresh” Faces on Varsity

Freshman Madison Williams helps her varsity team score a point.

Corrinne Bayless

November 24, 2016

There were "fresh" faces this season on Varsity Volleyball. Advancing to the fourth round of the playoffs wasn't the only thing special about this year's volleyball team. This year's team had two freshmen, Logyn Hinds and Madison Williams, on its roster. Making varsity comes with many emotions and...


Eagles pose with the Area Championship trophy

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

November 19, 2016

The Lake Ridge Eagles Varsity Football team brought home the Class 5A Division 1 Area Championship for the second consecutive year with a decisive 87-58 win over Dallas Samuell Friday night at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, TX. The Eagles offense had a dominant presence with 719 total yards that included...

A Miracle Victory for the Eagles

Lake Ridge receives a trophy after beating Crowley and advancing into the second round of the playoffs.

Nate Martinez, ENN Special Contributer

November 14, 2016

Lake Ridge took care of business in dramatic fashion Friday night beating Crowley in round one of the playoffs 49-42 in double overtime. It was a nail biter throughout the entire game as Lake Ridge began the 4th quarter down 28-13. However a furious comeback by the Eagles led to a miracle finish.  “I...

Volleyball Makes History Advances to Round 4

The LRHS Volleyball Team celebrates after winning the game.

Nate Martinez, ENN Special Contributor

November 9, 2016

History was made Tuesday night when the Eagles volleyball team advanced to the fourth round of the playoffs for the first time. "The team dealt with some adversity, but a complete team effort got us the win," said Assistant Coach, Keondra Mallard. Midlothian couldn't handle the thunderous strikes...

Volleyball Playoffs

Volleyball Playoffs

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

November 7, 2016

For Lake Ridge High School's volleyball team, playoff excitement is here. They succeed in placing 2nd in district this year, securing their spot in the playoffs. After making it all the way to the third round last year, the team hopes this round of playoffs will prove to be even better. Jessica Tyle...

Eagles Playoff Bound!

Eagles and Indians shake hands after game

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2016

The Eagles Varsity Football Team secured a playoff birth on Friday, Nov. 4, by defeating the Waxahachie Indians by a score of 63-49 in Waxahachie, TX. The Eagles were lead by quarterback, Chandler Rogers, sophomore, who rushed for 162 yards with 7 touchdowns. Rogers helped the Eagles rally back from...

Regional Cross Country Championship

Michelle Womack

John Beaman, Writer

November 5, 2016

The Eagle girls cross country team made history by competing for the first time in the UIL Region II 5A Cross Country championship Saturday, Oct. 29, at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The girls varsity cross country team finished 13th overall In team standings for their first showing in school...

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