Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

All content by Zachary Bell
Eagles make defensive play at the Eagle Bowl

Eagle Bowl Summary

May 26, 2016

Friday May 20, 2016 was the fourth annual Eagle Bowl. The Lake Ridge football team played their spring game, as they tried to build off of last seasons success. The Eagle offense was reminiscent of seasons...

Voice of the Voters

Voice of the Voters

May 23, 2016

  Lake Ridge’s senior, Nick Ciggelakis, was voted as a member of the electoral college Saturday May 14, 2016 at the Texas Republican Convention in Dallas. The convention was a three day event...

Spring Ball Week 2

Spring Ball Week 2

May 19, 2016

With another week of spring practice in the books, the Eagles football team finally held a scrimmage, and it was a good one. The Eagles showed highs and lows on both sides of the ball. Offensively the...

BEAK WEEK: Serving for a Purpose

BEAK WEEK: Serving for a Purpose

May 18, 2016

Monday, May 16, Lake Ridge continued the Beak Week festivities with a volleyball tournament. The tournament feature 8 teams, all competing for the title of champion and proceeds from the tournament benefit...

Eagles football preps for upcoming season

Spring Football Update

May 12, 2016

A week into the spring football preseason, the Lake Ridge Eagles are already reaching mid-season form. The Eagles are working on drills and fundamentals. You can already see who is, and who is not a varsity...

Eagles Football preps for new season

Football Returns to Gridiron

April 29, 2016

The Lake Ridge Football team is back in action! Lake Ridge football starts spring ball May 3, 2016. After the success of last season this team is looking to build for next season. The team seems poised...

Lindell takes 5th at Regionals

Golfer Takes Swing at State

April 27, 2016

Caitlyn Lindell, sophomore, has made it to the the University Interscholastic League 5A Girls Golf State Tournament. The tournament will be taking place at Wolfdancer Golf Club in Cedar Creek, Texas Monday...

LR soccer team gathers before kickoff

Lake Ridge Boys Soccer Area Champs

April 5, 2016

Lake Ridge boys soccer beat Tyler John Tyler 1-0 Friday April 1, 2016. The boys advance to play the reigning state champion the Lufkin Panthers Tuesday April 5, 2016 in Longview. Lufkin enters the game...

Eagles Soccer celebrates a win

Boys Soccer Begins Bi-District Playoffs

March 28, 2016

Lake Ridge boys soccer has earned a spot in the UIL 5A State Soccer Playoffs. The Eagles started their run for a state title with a playoff game against Dallas Kimball Thursday March 24, 2016 at Mansfield’s...

Eagles Varsity baseball takes the field

Eagles Baseball Takes the Field

March 3, 2016

Lake Ridge baseball is back to the diamond and they are looking good. The boys played well this weekend at the North Texas Classic. Head Baseball Coach, Greg Ross said, “I think we will be fine. We...

Basketball Varsity Girls

Girls Basketball Wraps Up Season

March 2, 2016

After an incredibly tough season and finishing the season with an 11-17 record. They had seven games that ended closer than five points, and the Lady Eagles basketball team finished 9-7 in district...

LR Varsity Softball team poses for team picture

Softball Swings Into District Play

February 29, 2016

Lake Ridge girls softball opened up UIL District 14-5A with a 13-9 loss to Ennis Wednesday February 23, 2016. The girls fall to 2-5 on the season, and 0-1 in district play. The girls were a competitive...

Dr. Pepper StarCenter

Sayonara StarCenter

February 26, 2016

The City of Mansfield denied the proposal to build a new Dr. Pepper Center in Mansfield. The proposed center was set to be built on U.S. Highway 287, and East Broad Street and it was to be a shared building...

Powerlifting Team

Ette Powers Through to Regionals

February 25, 2016

Sophomore Faith Ette has advanced to the regional powerlifting meet, which is Thursday, Feb. 25 and is looking to advance to state in March. “Powerlifting if made up of bench deadlift and squat getting...

Nick Karanian in mid swing during a Varsity tournament in Cleburne.

LR Golf Driving Towards District

February 25, 2016

Lake Ridge boys golf is now in full swing and they are preparing for the district tournament in three weeks. The boys have two tournaments remaining before the big district tournament. Coach Scott Christensen...

Peyton Manning lifts the Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl Trophy

Broncos Cage the Panthers in Super Bowl 50

February 12, 2016

Looking back at the NFL’s “Golden Bowl” it was a battle of two dominant defenses very resemblant of a traditional NFL game. The Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10. Carolina played well...

New rivalries emerge after UIL realignment

Lake Ridge Athletics Realigned

February 4, 2016

Lake Ridge High School Athletics is getting a new athletic district: UIL District 10-5A. The district realignment includes intracity rivals Mansfield Legacy, Mansfield Timberview, and Mansfield Summit....

LRHS Baseball schedule

Lake Ridge Baseball Preview

January 19, 2016

The Lake Ridge High School baseball preseason is about to begin and tryouts are being held Jan 28-30. Scrimmage games start February 9 when the Eagles play at Keller Central. Regular season play begins...

Lake Ridge running back Duke Carter runs for big yardage against Aledo during D5A semifinal action in Birdville, Dec. 11, 2015. Lake Ridge won, 42-21, to advance to the state finals.

Eagles Advance to State Championship

December 15, 2015

The Lake Ridge Eagles celebrated a championship birth Friday by defeating the Aledo Bearcats in the state 5A Division I semifinals at the Birdville Fine Arts Complex. The 42-21 win makes Lake Ridge...

Lake Ridge quarterback Jett Duffey stretches the ball across the goal line against Longview in the quarterfinals of the Texas D5A playoffs at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Dec. 5, 2015. Lake Ridge won, 56-53, to advance to the state semifinals.

Preview: Aledo vs. Lake Ridge

December 11, 2015

Aledo v. Lake Ridge Preview The Lake Ridge Eagle varsity football team is now in the fifth round of the UIL 5A Division one playoffs, and they will be playing the Aledo Bearcats at Birdville's FAAC....

The Lake Ridge offense in action during a 2015 regular season game.

Opinion: What Has This Season Meant to Me?

December 3, 2015

For the first time in Lake Ridge’s short history we have advanced to the fourth round, and me being a part of this team it has given me a once in a lifetime experience. So far this season I have played...

The Lake Ridge Eagles take the field at AT&T Stadium during third round high school football playoff action in Arlington, Nov. 28, 2015.

Lake Ridge Unstoppable at AT&T Stadium

December 1, 2015

Playing for the first time at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, the undefeated Lake Ridge Eagles advanced to the quarterfinals of the University Interscholastic League Texas High School Football Playoffs...

District 14-5A Championship Trophy 2015

Undefeated And Unquestioned

November 10, 2015

As the lights went out Friday night at Arlington’s Wilemon Field your Lake Ridge Eagles varsity football team is officially 10-0, and district 14-5A champions. Lake Ridge defeated Arlington Seguin...

Lady Eagles Varsity Volleyball

Lady Eagles Volleyball Heads to Playoffs

October 29, 2015

Your Lady Eagle volleyball team finished 3rd in district with a 3-0 win over Mansfield Legacy on Tuesday ,senior night, at the Lake Ridge gym. The four teams who made playoffs in our district are Mansfield...

Eagles Pummel Legacy, 56-14

October 27, 2015

The Lake Ridge Eagles football team defeated the Legacy Broncos 56-14 on a cool Saturday night at Newsom Stadium to remain unbeaten. The Eagles dominated the game from the start scoring on their first...

Eagles Football: The Waxahachie Indians

October 2, 2015

After a 60-34 thumping of Waxahachie Thursday night your Lake Ridge Eagles varsity football team is now 5-0. The team put up a season high 60 points, and dominated a good Waxahachie team. Jett Duffey had...

Eagles Football: The Lancaster Tigers

October 2, 2015

For the first time in school history your Lake Ridge Eagles varsity football team beat the Lancaster Tigers 48-27. The defense played a major role this week, as they forced 5 turnovers, and scored on...

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