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More Than A Soccer Team

More Than A Soccer Team

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

The girls stood spread across the soccer field. Sophomore Ashley Perez waits anxiously for the soccer coach to punt the ball. As soon as she did, Perez and her team scramble to reach it. The ball soon made its way past the goalie and into the goal. A loud exclamation of “olay” rang across the fiel...

Skipping College Bowl Games

Skipping College Bowl Games

Jorden Melson, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Blogs & Columns, Recent Stories, Sports, Sports Stories

It's been almost a month since the last college football game has been played. In college, bowl games only come once a year, and it's a great chance to represent your school and gain recognition as an athlete. With my father being a quarterback at Oklahoma from 1998-1991, he always tells me stories about when he went to the Gator Bowl, and it sounds like a fun time for the whole team. Howe...

Spring Tennis In Full Swing

Spring Tennis In Full Swing

Jose Cruz, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

With the pop of a racket and a swoosh of a ball, junior Joshua Lopez slots home a near-perfect set. As he sits on the top of his throne, he dares not forget the coach and team that brought about his ascension. With that in mind, he picks up the racket and strides to victory as the Legacy tennis name sits ...

Girls’ Soccer Seek District Champs Repeat

Girls’ Soccer Seek District Champs Repeat

Jorden Melson, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories, Top Story

Junior Emmy Lass kicks the ball down the field while senior Heaven Conner sprints down the field to chase the soccer ball. Conner catches up to the ball, dribbles a little, then kicks it towards the goal. It slips through the hands of the Waxahachie goalkeeper and into the back of the net. The Bronco...

Girls’ Basketball Advances to Regional Tournament

Girls’ Basketball Advances to Regional Tournament

Phillip Smith, Boone Gilbreath, and Jorden Melson
February 22
Filed under News Briefs, Recent Stories, Sports Stories, Top Story

[UPDATE] As the buzzer sounded at the Wilkerson Greines Athletic Center, freshman Harmoni Turner looked up at the scoreboard after the fourth quarter to see Legacy ahead by eight points. Not an ordinary eight points, but the eight points that advanced the lady broncos to their first regional tournam...

Baseball Drops Aledo In Scrimmage

Baseball Drops Aledo In Scrimmage

Boone Gilbreath, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

After their 6-5 scrimmage win on Feb. 7 against Aledo High School, a top-ranked baseball program in the state, the Broncos baseball team is off to a very positive start to the season. “The win helped the team come together as one, and it helped get us on track to win more,” sophomore Clayton Phil...

Swim and Dive Paddle Past Regionals

Swim and Dive Paddle Past Regionals

Hannah Garcia, Editor-In-Chief
February 9
Filed under LBTV, Sports Stories, Top Story

Senior Jeff Jameson slaps on his swim cap to go warm up before his event. He jumps into the pool and keeps his eye on the clock. After swimmers and divers competed in the regional meet Feb. 3-4, the boys’ team finished in second place while the girls placed sixth. The team received a total of 15 medals: ten gold...

Softball Coming Into Season

Softball Coming Into Season

Jorden Melson, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

You can smell that fresh cut grass. You can hear round, lime-green balls soaring into gloves. You’ll hear the pop of a bat colliding with a fastball. You’ll listen to coaches yell and fans cheer. You’ll see the umpire calling out strikes and balls. You can hear chants from the dugouts. Softball ...

It Took A Decade

It Took A Decade

Phillip Smith and Jorden Melson
January 30
Filed under Sports Stories, Weekly List

Changing the course of history has been a common trend for Legacy sports this year. For years, Lancaster dominated district in basketball ultimately winning the Boys 5A State Championship two years in a row since 2014. For a decade straight, Summit always happened to slip the victory over Legacy, whether it was on the field or on the hardwood. By crushing school records,...

Basketball Seeking Round Two District Win

Basketball Seeking Round Two District Win

Boone Gilbreath, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Stories

Now sitting at 7th in district, with a 3-6 record, the boys’ basketball team attempts to stay positive with what they have done this year. Looking to bounce back, team members like sophomore and point guard Jalen Catalon realized they may have a playoff spot in February.  “We still have five games left this season...