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Lovejoy Elite Basketball Camp Finishes Summer Season

The 10th Annual Lovejoy Elite Camp finished this Thursday with incoming 7th – 9th graders working towards developing skill and learning the Lovejoy system of basketball. Head basketball coach Kyle Herrema was very pleased with the tremendous work ethic and attitude of the nearly 80 campers.  “It is always exciting to see the future of […]

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Leopards Host 10th Annual Basketball Camp

Lovejoy High School hosted their 10th Annual Lovejoy Basketball Camp last week. The morning session featured our incoming 4th-9th graders and the afternoon session featured our incoming 1st-3rd graders. The camp featured coaches from the high school and middle school staff and former Lovejoy legend basketball players including Joseph Gonzalez, Jordan Reed, Samantha Odom, Erik […]

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Braden Ledebur Selected to All-Region Team

Lovejoy senior basketball player, Braden Ledebur, was named to the TABC All-Region team today. The All-Region team consists of the top 20 players from 5A-Region II.  Ledebur averaged 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists a game and was a unanimous 1st Team All-District selection. For his career, Ledebur will leave as one of the […]

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Lovejoy Basketball All-District Selections

After a successful season and another appearance in the playoffs, the All-District Selections for District 15-5A were released this week. Lovejoy had several honorees including senior guard Braden Ledebur and sophomore Kyle Olson being named 1st Team All-District.  Ledebur was a unanimous selection after averaging 13 points, four rebounds, and 3 assists a game.  After playing […]

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Basketball Playoffs – Lovejoy vs Mt Pleasant on Tuesday

The boy’s basketball playoffs begin on Tuesday, February 21st as your Lovejoy Leopards take on the Mt. Pleasant Tigers. The game will be played at Rains High School in Emory. Game prices are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for Students.  Senior Citizens, those with District or Coaching passes are free for admission. We expect a […]

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Lovejoy vs Mt. Pleasant – Tuesday, Feb. 21st

The boy’s basketball team will open the 1st round of the U.I.L playoffs with the Mount Pleasant Tigers.  The Leopards will play at Rains High School on Tuesday, February 21st at 7:00 PM. Game Tickets are $5.00 for Adults, $3.00 for students, and Senior Citizens are free of charge. Rains High School is located at 1651 […]

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Boys Basketball Senior Night This Friday vs Highland Park

Friday is Senior Night for nine varsity basketball players as they host the Highland Park Scots. The Senior presentation will take place following the conclusion of the JV game at 5:30 PM.  Tip-off for the varsity game is at 7:00 pm. Chick-Fil-A will sponsor Senior Night by giving out a free breakfast sandwich for all […]

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Leopards Clinch Playoff Birth

The boy’s basketball team clinched a playoff spot with a 58-36 victory over the Royse City Bulldogs on Tuesday night.  This is the sixth time Lovejoy has advanced to the playoffs in the last eight years.  With two games left in the regular season, the Leopards look to move up in the standings. On Tuesday, […]

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Leopards Out Fast In District 15-5A Race

Going into the 2016-17 season, the boy’s basketball program knew they were in a tough district that included Regional Finalist West Mesquite, a North Forney program that has been a consistent 20 win team the last couple of years, and a formidable Highland Park squad that moved down from 6A.  The Leopards were coming off […]

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Hard Hat Players of the Week

The Lovejoy basketball program this year will be honoring our Hard Hat players of the week for their contributions to the team. In Jon Gordon’s book, The Hard Hat, it tells the incredible story of former Cornell Lacrosse player, George Boiardi. George was the epitome of the word teammate. He tragically passed away when a […]

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