The Liberator

March Madness: a history

Max Domel, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Filed under Web Exclusive

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...

New talent takes the field for softball

Alex Watson, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Filed under Sports

The LBJ Lady Jaguars softball team welcomed 15 new players this year, and according to LASA sophomore and two-year team captain Alde Little, is more popular than ever in recent history. Last year, the Lady Jags were not able to ...

Sweet Victory

Somaya Jimenez-Haham, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Filed under Sports

On Feb. 15 and 16, 12 members of the LBJ swim team competed at the UIL Class 5A State Championship (State), held at Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The team has taken at least one swimmer to the State Championship for f...

The NFL fumbles on domestic violence

Helena Lara, Photo Editor

April 11, 2019

Filed under Sports

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, in mid February he was r...

Senior rows to San Diego

Malena Heineman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Filed under Sports

Senior Thomas Wilson plans to take his passion for rowing with him beyond high school. He began receiving attention early on as a club rower for his exceptionally fast times on the rowing machine, and his desire to compete in co...

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

In it for the long run

February 19, 2019

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...

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