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The Liberator

The student-run newspaper of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy

The Liberator

LASA Football’s Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork

Ava Spurgeon, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

This fall semester marks the second year of LASA’s football team as their own team independent from LBJ Early College High School (LBJ ECHS). Although their inaugural year was technically last year,...

New Technologies That Are Changing The Way We Play Sports

Abigail Jackson, Sports Editor April 14, 2021

INSTANT REPLAY While sporting events used to be broadcast by a single, stationary camera in black and white, they are now shown with a variety of camera angles, informative graphics and instant replay....

The Debate Over Tom Brady: Greatest of All Time or Overrated?

Juan Ramirez (JC) Delgadillo and Abigail Jackson April 14, 2021

If you know anything about football, you know who Tom Brady is. He is one of the most accomplished football players of all time, with seven Super Bowl wins, 14 Pro Bowl appearances and the most completed...

The NFL Tackles COVID-19 Pandemic

Malvika Pradhan, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

While the 2020-2021 NFL season went on this year just like any other, the league implemented many changes in order to ensure the safety of both players and fans. Every NFL season concludes with the...

Football Firsts With New Team

Katie Busby, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

Although this year at school feels unlike any other, the football season is proceeding almost as normal. There may not be a student section screaming and cheering or any pep rallies to hype up the players,...

Team’s Chemistry Among COVID

Team’s Chemistry Among COVID

Annabel Andre, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

As the first grading period of virtual school comes to an end, captains of LASA sports and their teams get ready for a season full of questions. This year high school athletics across the country have...

NFL Under Fire Over Failure to Address Inequality Within the League

NFL Under Fire Over Failure to Address Inequality Within the League

Abigail Jackson, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

On Sept. 2, 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first kneeled during the national anthem as a way to protest racial inequality in America. Kaepernick made it clear that he would not...

Chiefs Arrow ‘Niners: Kansas City Achieves Comeback Victory Versus San Francisco in Super Bowl

Abigail Jackson, Staffer February 18, 2020

The Super Bowl isn’t always an exciting game. Sometimes it’s a blowout, like last year in Super Bowl LIII, when the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 and in 2014, Super Bowl XLVIII,...

College Football Commits Focus on Future

College Football Commits Focus on Future

Helena Lara, Sports Editor October 9, 2019

LBJ Junior Latrell McCutchin has committed to playing for the University Of Alabama in 2021 as a cornerback after playing 4 years of varsity football at LBJ. McCutchin also has offers from the University...

Jaguars Football Lined Up for 2019

Anna Thomas, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

As the new season starts and the district's decision games approach, LBJ varsity football players get ready to take on a new season. This year, the Jaguars aim to win district 12-5A D1. LASA sophomore...

The NFL fumbles on domestic violence

Helena Lara, Photo Editor April 11, 2019

On Nov. 30, 2018, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt was released  after the publication of a TMZ video showing him kicking and beating a young woman in a luxury hotel. Just three months later,...

LBJ’s star cornerback McCutchin weighs offers and considers future amid successful season

Helena Lara, Photo Editor December 10, 2018

Latrell McCutchin has worked hard on and off season to achieve his football career goals, according to LBJ Football Head Coach Jahmal Fenner, and this season all the practices payed off when he was named...

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