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Soccer Season Kicks Off

Soccer Season Kicks Off

January 15, 2020

Basketball Shoots This Season’s Hoops

Ahnsa Campbell, Staffer

January 15, 2020

Although the first semester is drawing to a close, the LBJ boys’ basketball team is getting ready for a new season and a chance at the playoffs. As this year’s season begins and the offseason comes to an end, the athletes...

Nationals Upset Astros To Win

Abigail Jackson, Staffer

January 15, 2020

All eyes were on the Houston Astros after they won Game 6 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS) against the New York Yankees to move on to the World Series. With their first World Series from 2017 title fresh in their...

The Breakup of the Year, LASA and LBJ UIL Split

Trevor Anderson, Copy Editor

January 15, 2020

In an effort to allow LASA and LBJ to form identities and expand their respective athletic programs before LASA’s move to the Eastside Memorial Early College High School campus in 2021, LBJ, administrators and district officials...

Hot Fun Runs Allow Austin Runners to Beat Fall and Winter Cold

Jake Matz, Staffer

January 15, 2020

Austin has a prevalent running community, with large events like the Austin Marathon involving hundreds of thousands of spectators on race day. The same goes for the winter season. Both competitive racers and those who are just...

Water Polo Newbie Tries To Stay Afloat In The Deep End

Charles Taylor, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

I opened the front door of the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, went down several flights of stairs and looked inside the natatorium. A swimmer’s paradise awaited me, complete with two pristine pools with all the amenities...

Girls XC Looks to Run Away with State

Eve Nguyen, Staffer

November 4, 2019

Last year, LBJ Cross Country sent its first team ever to the UIL Cross Country State Meet Championships. In the past, LBJ Cross Country had only sent individual runners to race at this meet. However, when the boys cross country...

Getting Into the Swing of Disc Golf

Charles Taylor, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

Students gathered in room 220 for Disc Golf Club’s first meeting hosted by junior and club leader Will DiCarlo. Disc golf is a sport similar to golf in which players attempt to get frisbees into an elevated basket using as few...

Spike in Spikeball Club Attendance as Sport Becomes New Tradition

Diego Prozzi, Staffer

November 4, 2019

Moving around in rhythmic circles, the players bounce the ball back and forth off the net with ease. A group of senior boys have been playing spikeball at lunch since their freshman year. Recently, the increasing popularity of...

Committing to Sports in College

Diya D'souza, Staffer

November 4, 2019

While the rest of the senior class is busy determining what their next steps might be, three female athletes already know where they are headed for the next four years. Senior Ava Longi was the first athlete in the class of 2020...

Sculpting the Future: Statue of Althea Gibson Revealed

Grace Woodruff, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Althea Gibson was the first African-American to win a Grand Slam in 1956 and paved the way for African-American female athletes today like Serena Williams and Coco Gauff. In light of her contributions to the sport and equality,...

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