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Varsity Cheer Places at State

Varsity Cheer Places at State

Nina Banks, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

The lights blare simultaneously with the crowd’s roars as cheer captain senior Kinzie Wilson runs on stage with her teammates. She performs a series of stunts and choreography that has been ingrained into her muscle memory. Nothing can prepare Wilson for the reward of all her hard work. On Jan. 1...

Swim Teams Win District Title

Swim Teams Win District Title

Sarah Akande, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

She steps onto the starting block, pulls her goggles down onto her eyes and shakes her legs and hands to release her nerves. At the ear-piercing sound of the referee’s whistle, senior Abigail Jameson leaps straight into the pool. Each stroke draws her forward and closer to the end of her high school s...

10 Getaway Vacations

10 Getaway Vacations

Jenna Smith, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

If you attend Legacy High School, you’re also likely a proud Texan. One could argue that our state does it all; beaches, mountains, city life, you name it. Here’s 10 mini-vacations you could take in one weekend around DFW.  Rough Creek Lodge and Resort Rough Creek is an 11,000-acre lodge, only ...

Party Politics Distract From Democratic Processes

Party Politics Distract From Democratic Processes

Sembree Yeary, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Disputes between political parties and opposite views resulted in the widespread issue of party politics. Increased tension between politicians blocks progress on important issues in the country. Elected officials lose interest in important decisions because of the party politics they choose to battle ...

Two Different Worlds

Two Different Worlds

Melissa De La Cruz, Personalities Editor

January 22, 2020

Original Interview Audio In Spanish Her nerves consumed her body as she walked into the school with her aunt, neither knowing a single word in English. She had one thing on her mind ‘how can I make her understand?’. For junior Rosalinda Sanchez, it seemed like ELL (English Language Learners) tea...

Tennis Prepares For Spring Season

Tennis Prepares For Spring Season

Major Melson, Staff Writer

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 move the ball cross-court using only their noses. He uses this drill to institute mental toughness a...

Review: “You” Season Two

Review: “You” Season Two

Jenna Smith, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Netflix released the next season of hit psychological thriller “You” on Dec. 6, 2019. The first season ended with a massive cliff hanger when Joe’s ex-girlfriend, Candace, reappeared in his life after alluding that Joe murdered her and ran away to New York.  In the second season, we learn Joe now lives...

Red Out Celebrates Basketball

Red Out Celebrates Basketball

Nina Banks, Staff Writer

January 20, 2020

Legacy StuCo will coordinate Red Out Week from Jan. 21-24. Red Out Week will celebrate the basketball team’s accomplishments this season and students are encouraged to participate in the designated dress-up days. Red Out Week concludes with the annual Red Out pep rally. “We do a lot during the fall to honor foot...

Martin Luther King: Interesting Facts

Martin Luther King: Interesting Facts

January 20, 2020

Here are some interesting facts about Martin Luther King. Birth name: Michael Luther King Jr His father was also named Michael Luther King, but changed his first name to Martin when he became a minister. The younger Michael changed his name to Martin as well, initially against his father's wis...

Varsity Soccer Teams Compete in Austin

Varsity Soccer Teams Compete in Austin

Zach Planche, Staff Writer

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 boys' varsity started the season with a 5-2-1 record in pre-district play with wins agains...

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