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Lovejoy Wrestling Camp of Champions Finishes Today with Camp Tournament!

The Lovejoy Wrestling Camp of Champions finished up another successful week today, with 24 champions crowned in the camp’s largest tournament to date. The Camp of Champions had been run by Head Wrestling Coach Mike Eaton for 16 straight years, the past 5 here at Lovejoy!  The 2016 camp broke attendance records with nearly 100 […]

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Wrestlers Honored for Outstanding Season at Awards Ceremony!

The 2015-2016 Leopard Wrestling teams were honored for their best season ever this past Wednesday night at the annual Wrestling Awards Banquet. Pictured above are the 2016 seniors who led the team to its best ever season.  From left to right are Bo Beidleman, Connor Haden, Patrick Jones, Logan Hubble, Tom Elvin, Kitrell Phillips, Alek […]

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Senior Tom Elvin Finishes 3rd in State!!

Senior Tom Elvin, pictured above with his 3rd place medal this past Saturday at the UIL State Wrestling Championship held in Cypress, TX. Elvin was one of 4 Lovejoy wrestlers to compete at the state tournament, with junior Dylan South and freshmen Lilly Musselman and Morgan Elvin. South finished the tournament with a 1-2 record, […]

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Lovejoy Wrestling places 7 at Regional Championship, 4 automatic state qualifiers!

    Lovejoy’s men and women’s wrestling teams battled it out in Bryan with the rest of a very tough Regional competition this past Friday and Saturday. The Leopards had 10 men and 4 women who wrestled in the tournament–seven of which placed, with 4 qualifying automatically for the state tournament!!  Our men’s team ended […]

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Lovejoy Men’s Wrestling Finished Runner-up in tough District 9-5A Championship!

    The Men’s Wrestling team finished in second place yesterday in the District 9-5A Wrestling Championship.  Lovejoy trailed only Rockwall Heath in the tough district of 8 teams. This is the highest placement by a Leopard wrestling team in history.  The Leopards also qualified its highest amount of wrestlers for the regional tournament in […]

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Lovejoy Women’s Wrestling Finishes Runner-up in District Championship!

  Pictured above, Trystan Hamilton (3rd place), Hailey Taunton (Champion), Lilly Musselman (Champion), Jordan Duncan (Champion), and Morgan Elvin (2nd place).   The Leopard Women’s Varsity wrestling team finished in second place yesterday at the District 9-5A Championship, narrowly losing to Lancaster by a team score of 82-79. The Leopards were led by three individual […]

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Lovejoy men’s wrestling sweeps last two regular season duals versus LD Bell, Prosper!

The varsity men’s wrestling team closed out the regular season with two more dual wins to push its record to 13-5 overall. The Leopards faced LD Bell in their first dual, defeating the 6A school by a final of 55-12.  Lovejoy racked up 12 wins in the 14 matches, dominating most matches along the way. […]

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Willow Springs Men’s Wrestling Places 4 at the State Championship!

Pictured above with Coach Jerry Quinton, are state placers Austin King (Runner-up), Ralph Rucker (Champion), Mitchell Howell (3rd place), and Joe Ridgeway (5th place).   The Willow Springs men’s wrestling team finished up Day 2 of the Middle School State Championship today and once again, finishes with multiple medalists!   The team, led by Head […]

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Willow Springs Women’s wrestling dominant at State Championships!

The Willow Springs women’s wrestling team competed last night in the Middle School State Championships at Allen HS.  The Leopards entered five wrestlers and all five brought home medals.  The Leopards finished with three individual champions, one runner-up and one third place medalist. Katherine Heath, pictured above, Haley Bennett, and Alexandria LeFort, all three 8th […]

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Wrestling falls short versus Rockwall Heath in close dual, 39-31.

The Lovejoy men’s varsity team came up just a match short in its last district dual of the year, losing to Rockwall Heath by a score of 39-31. With the win the Leopards could have overtaken Heath for the District Dual Championship, but fall short and will finish the season in 3rd place pending results […]

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