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Virgina busts brackets and Duke disappoints

Max Domel, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

From March 19 to April 8, 68 men’s college basketball teams competed in the famous and beloved national March Madness tournament. This year, the University of Virginia’s Cavaliers came out as champions. The tournament is well known for being unpredictable, hence its name, and the events that occurred...

March Madness: a history

Max Domel, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Besides the abrupt changes in climate, heavy workloads and frequently overwhelming national politics that will fill this March (and April) with madness, 68 American college basketball teams will compete in the annual NCAA “March Madness” tournament and keep the nation on the edge of their seats as...

Looking to the future

Looking to the future

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

April 9, 2019

The LBJ Jaguars boys basketball season officially ended with a district win and a solid playoff run, according to Head Coach Freddie Roland. Roland said the team has shown improvement, but still has room for more growth for next season’s goal of reaching state. The team finished first in district...

Lady Jags are hopeful after season with new team

Lady Jags are hopeful after season with new team

McKenzi Popper, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Girls varsity basketball faced a rough start to their 2018 season, going 0-6 in their first games. The girls’ first game against Lehman ended with a blowout 61-21 loss. LASA freshman Jessie Conolly, LBJ senior Makala Clayton, LBJ sophomore Kaycee Strother and Coach Tomeshia Stancil attributed their...

LBJ Basketball is back on track for the new season

Elan McMinn, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

The referees blow the whistle, ending the LBJ boys basketball team’s first game with a 74-71 victory over Stoney Point High School. Despite much of the team’s starting lineup graduating last year, the team was ranked 11th out of 25 5A teams by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. One the...

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