The Liberator

Boys’ soccer scores big this season

Charles Taylor, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

The LBJ Jaguars varsity soccer team capped off its performance in the annual Copa Akins soccer tournament with a 1-1 (4-3 in penalties) win against Bowie. With a record of 2-1-2, the LBJ boys’ soccer team started off the 2018-19...

Girls’ soccer on ball for winning season

Elan McMinn, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

The ball rolls down the back of the net marking another goal for the LBJ girls’ varsity team. Starting the season with two wins and two losses, they look forward to the rest of the season. The 2019 season has just begun,...

Frisbee tosses out old organization

Trevor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

On MLK Day, the LASA Ultimate Frisbee team, the Vertikills, changed up their strategy in a unique way for that day’s tournament. According to LASA junior Patrick Connor, the Vertikills split into two teams, X and Y, to play...

In it for the long run

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

Running a half marathon takes more than just on season training according to Cross Country Head Coach Jon Croston; it takes a love for running and dedication, as well as endurance and patience. But runners, and LASA students,...

Wrestling with change

Alec Lippman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

Wrestling’s relevance has persisted from ancient Greece to present-day LBJ. As one of the oldest sports ever, its legacy is also cemented as an important sport in history. Wrestling is a winter sport that runs from the end...

Seniors sign for their futures

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

The college application process for almost all students involves essays, recommendation letters, and resumes. However, for student-athletes hoping to play in college, it involves even more work. Student-athletes interested in...

iReporter takes home big wins on and off the field

Max Domel, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Student Life

It is a Friday night in mid-October, and Ikey Kohler is standing on the sidelines of the football field, recording each play with his camera and calling into 1370 AM to give score updates. Towards the end of 2018, FanstandATX...

LBJ Basketball is back on track for the new season

Elan McMinn, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

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...

2018 World Series exciting but painfully predictable

Trevor Anderson, Sports Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games and took home the World Series trophy on Oct. 24, 2018, in a match that was slated in the Sox’s favor from the beginning. This was their fourth title since the turn...

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

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

December 10, 2018

Filed under Sports

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 best cornerback of his...

Kicked to the wayside

Alec Lippman, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

The kicker has the power to make or break a teams chances of winning a game under the Friday night lights. The University of Texas football team beat Oklahoma 48-45 from a field goal made by kicker Cameron Dicker. The first play...

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