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Eagles Playoff Bound!

Eagles Playoff Bound!

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

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

Regional Cross Country Championship

John Beaman, Writer

November 5, 2016


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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...

Lake Ridge ‘Blacked Out’

Lake Ridge ‘Blacked Out’

Alex Minor, ENN Special Contributor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

The Lake Ridge Eagles were 'blacked out' against Timberview on Friday night in a heated district game at Newsom Stadium for the annual 'black out' game.  The Eagles were able to keep their game going into the half; only down by 7 with a halftime score of 14-7. However, that's as close as the Eagles ...

The Madness is here!

The Madness is here!

Nate Martinez, ENN Special Contributer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

Let the madness begin! Basketball season is just around the corner, and there's no better way to start it off than Basketball Madness.  Basketball Madness provides a unique opportunity for Lake Ridge students, faculty, and the community to get a sneak peak of what the basketball program has to offe...

Eagles Fall in Crosstown Showdown

Eagles Fall in Crosstown Showdown

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

In a game with playoff implications on the line, the Lake Ridge Eagles took on the Legacy Broncos in a crosstown "Pink Out" showdown under the Friday nights lights at Newsom Stadium in Mansfield. When the dust settled, the Eagles were defeated by the fast-paced Broncos by the score of  49-39. The Ea...

Eagles Overpower Hawks

Eagles Overpower Hawks

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

October 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Lake Ridge Eagles Football Team beat the Red Oak Hawks 45-29 on Friday, Oct. 7, at Red Oak HS Stadium. The Hawks struck early during their Homecoming game; scoring 14 points in the first quarter.  However, the Eagles quick offense deemed too much for the Hawks to handle, with the Eagles scoring...

Golf Swings Into A New Season

Golf Swings Into A New Season

Brianna Villatoro, ENN Staff

October 5, 2016


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The Lake Ridge Golf Team is getting ready for a new season. After competing in their first tournament, the  team is doing many things to be prepared for a triumphant season. “We work on putting and short game drills. I think my strength is my driving but I want to get better at putting and chip...

Eagles Soar at Invitational

Eagles Soar at Invitational

John Beaman, ENN Staff

October 4, 2016


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The Eagles Cross Country Team competed in the Ken Gaston Invitational, Thursday morning at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The girls varsity team performed well at the meet, earning them a 2nd place overall team standing out of 27 teams. Leading the varsity girls was Taylor Hayes, senior,...

Eagles JV Tennis Tames Panthers

Eagles JV Tennis Tames Panthers

Johnny Beaman, ENN Staff

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Lake Ridge Junior Varsity tennis team retained their undefeated record when the team won by the overall team score of 10-9 in their third match of the season against Midlothian on Thursday, Sept.22, at the Midlothian high school tennis courts. Brandon Tremaine, freshman, won his singles match 8-1,...

JV Tennis Starts Off Strong

JV Tennis Starts Off Strong

Johnny Beaman, ENN Staff

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The undefeated Lake Ridge Junior Varsity tennis team competed in their second match of the season against Red Oak Thursday afternoon, September 15th, at the Lake Ridge tennis courts. Sophomore Ian Carvagel won his match  8-0. “ I competed well because I stayed focused; that's when I play my best,...

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