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Sports roundup: Lacrosse continues path to state

Sports roundup: Lacrosse continues path to state

Wyatt Tomallo, Joesph Romano, and Julian Fernandez

March 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Girls Soccer, Sports

Girls Soccer: Girls soccer defeated San Marcos 7-1, Kaitlyn Smith scored fourgoals and Hailey Smith had four assists. Jewel Mann, Maddie Malo, and Demita Mendoza each scored one goal. Baseball: Baseball lost to East Central 0-5 on Tuesday. Kasen Wells led the team in runs with two,followed by Gav...

Softball copes with coach’s absence

Softball copes with coach’s absence

Rebecca Covington and Wyatt Tomallo

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The softball team often describes itself as a family. When one family member cannot do what they normally do, the other members step up to help out. This happened when softball coach and Teen Leadership teacher Lisa Daigle had to leave her team during their season to get hip replacement surgery. Tea...

Hole in one

Hole in one

Wyatt Tomallo and Rebecca Covington

March 8, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Standing on the green with his putter in hand, senior Tyler Horn watches the tiny white ball fly through the air. While golf has been labeled a boring sport before, Horn and his teammates disagree as they feel exhilaration whenever they step onto the course. “This year we have a more experienced and ...

Girls soccer and Track win big

Girls soccer and Track win big

Elijah Goldsby, Wyatt Tomallo, and Julian Fernandez

March 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Girls Soccer, Track and Field

  Track: Varsity boys got a big win this weekend at home, while JV boys and girls came in second and varsity girls came in fourth. For JV, Maples,  Wesloh, Wright, Hernandez, and Ulbricht got gold. Sandoval, Wurn, Douglas, Mangan, girls 4x400, and boys 4x400 won silver. Dutton, Miller, b...

Softball, baseball kick off seasons with tournaments

Softball, baseball kick off seasons with tournaments

Wyatt Tomallo, Elijah Goolsby, Julian Fernandez, and Joseph Romano

February 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Track and Field

Softball:   In the Ranger Round Robin, a tournament hosted by Smithson Valley for schools from throughout Texas, softball finished 2-2. The girls left the Allen tournament with a 3-1 record, fighting through poor conditions that led to a canceled game. Senior Hannah Kolmansberger and fresh...

Ace pitcher ready to lead baseball to ninth straight playoff berth

Ace pitcher ready to lead baseball to ninth straight playoff berth

Jackson Posey, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

On the heels of several seasons that never quite felt successful enough, baseball is ready to lace up the cleats and rise to new heights in 2019. Success has come easily for Coach Chad Koehl’s squad, but after a disappointing first round sweep at the hands of Clark (10-0, 5-3), the team is left hunting ...

Ranger Round up

Ranger Round up

Elijah Goldbys, Joseph Romano, and Wyatt Tomallo

February 21, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Track and Field

Track edged out various opponents from the Austin and San Antonio area and came out in first place in a field of 11 schools on Monday at the Lake Travis Invitational. Jeremiah Gilliam, Ellen Thompson, and Arianna Trinidad took home gold in their respective events. Gregg Eggleston, Mason Garner...

Breaking records

Breaking records

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys varsity swimmers squad took their talents to state, winning events and establishing a school legacy. Swimmers Konnar Klinksiek, Sean Besch, Joe Hunt, Amechi Nwaeze, and Carter Hill mad history with first place finishes during the medley and freestyle relays. The 200m medley relay broke a state r...

Living, breathing, sleeping soccer

Living, breathing, sleeping soccer

Daniel Lackey, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Whether it be driving to the school to coach girls’ varsity soccer at sunrise or manning club by sunset, one fact remains for Coach Jason Adkins: his life revolves around the blood, sweat and tears that goes with instructing soccer for sixteen years as a head coach for the Lady Rangers. Throughou...

Swimming send off

Swimming send off

Wyatt Tomallo, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity swimming squad gets ready to take off for the state championships this Friday and Saturday in Austin. Come out and support the team this Thursday at 1:55 p.m. in the main hallway. The team looks to take home its first state championship with some of the fastest times in both relays and individual...

Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Julian Fernandez, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Girls’ basketball beat Bowie 52-38 in the first round of the playoffs on Monday. Anika McGarity lead the team with 16 points; Ashley Adaszczyk with 11 points; and Trinity Garrett with 8 points. Gabby Elliott had the most rebounds with 13, followed by Ashley Adaszczyk and Trinity Garrett with 5 re...

Ranger Roundup

Ranger Roundup

Elijah Goolsby, Joesph Romano, and Wyatt Tomallo

February 13, 2019


Filed under Girls Basketball, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Girls' Soccer Kaitlyn Smith and Jadelin Castillo each scored a goal in Girls’ Soccer 2-0 win at San Marcos on Tuesday.  Hailey Smith and Maddie Malo assisted on the goals.  Sophia Phelan and Melyna Martinez split time at goalkeeper with 40 minutes each and allowed 0 points. San Marcos’ los...