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Justin Crawford: Head in the Game

Justin Crawford, 12, prepares to shoot a layup at the game against Timberview on Jan. 17.
March 2, 2020

He steps toward the line of scrimmage methodically. The other team snaps the ball and he shoots right through the linemen with his eyes set on Lancaster’s quarterback. His legs are clipped and his right...

Johanna Leduc and Dominic Bird: Power Couple

Johanna Leduc, 11, prepares to squat at Legacy's powerlifting meet on Feb. 5.
February 22, 2020

Dusting off the leftover chalk, junior Johanna Leduc adjusts her wrist wraps and walks over to the bench. Nervous for her first powerlifting meet, she takes a deep breath and glances in the direction of...

Bri Rojas: Back on the Sidelines

Dr. Bri Rojas poses for picture. Rojas graduated from Legacy in 2013 and now works on Legacy's training staff.
February 20, 2020

An unfamiliar face, to most people, joined the sideline. She waited for the next player to go down or come off of the field with an injury. Bri Rojas became the newest member of Legacy’s training staff...

Update: Swim Senior Places at State Championship

Isaac Perez, 12, swims freestyle during practice. Perez and his team competed at the State Championship on Feb. 14 and 15 at University of Texas at Austin.
February 20, 2020

UPDATE Taking his starting position at the Lee and Joe Jamail Aquatic Center, one thing raced through the mind of senior Eric Stelmar. He needed to go for gold and realize his goal of placing as the...

Christine Mallard: Running Toward Her Dreams

Christine Mallard, 10, competes at track meet in 2018-19 season.
February 10, 2020

Every day after school, sophomore Christine Mallard and the varsity track team gather around the football field to start practice. Mallard prepares herself to work on the sprints she will run at the upcoming...

Basketball Honors Kobe Bryant With Whiteout

John Muhammad, 11, dribbles down the court against Seguin. Boys' varsity lost 79-76
February 3, 2020

On Friday, Jan 31, both the JV and varsity basketball girls’ and boys’ teams had a whiteout in honor of Kobe Bryant and the Calabasas 9. Bryant and the Calabasas 9 died in a helicopter crash on Jan...

Tennis Prepares For Spring Season

Mia Retnam, 12, gives a high five to Abby Carpenter, 11, during a fall match. The team hopes to capitalize on their success from the fall in the upcoming spring season.
January 21, 2020

The slight scrape of shoes on the court slice through the air. Hands slap the floor, rise up and slide forward. In push-up position, Head Tennis Coach Chad Redwine coordinates a drill as every player must...

Varsity Soccer Teams Compete in Austin

[file photo] Bruno Gallegos, 12, dribbles the ball in a game versus Burleson Centennial during the  2019 season.
January 17, 2020

Both varsity soccer teams will travel to Austin to participate in the University of Texas’ 2020 Longhorn Challenge from Jan. 16 to Jan 18. Each team will play one full game every day of the tournament. The...

Harmoni Turner: The Journey to Cambridge

Harmoni Turner: The Journey to Cambridge
December 10, 2019

Senior Harmoni Turner slams against the ground, knee first. Pain shoots through her body as she moves to the bench. However, the excruciating physical pain does not compare to the terror she feels as she...

Football Prepares For Lone Star

Coach Joe Martin discusses pre-game strategy with the football team prior to the game against Highland Park.
November 14, 2019

The boys rushed through the double doors of the fieldhouse as they headed straight for the locker rooms. Head football coach Chris Melson walked out of the film room to find stragglers still in their school...

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