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Lovejoy Track and Field Honors Its Record-Breaking Season

The 2016-2017 Track and Field season was like no other for the boys and girls track and field teams. The boys and girls teams had 147 athletes participate in 17 track and field events this season. The teams combined to set 16 school records, 11 District Champions, 8 Area Champions, a Regional Champion, a Regional […]

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Chase Van Wagoner Finishes 3rd at UIL State Track and Field Championships

Chase Van Wagoner entered the UIL State Track and Field meet with the 5th best qualifying mark and left with a 3rd place finish. He improved his school record jump of 23’2.75″ to 23’4″ for the bronze medal, becoming Lovejoy’s first Boys’ track team member to medal at the UIL State Track and Field Championships. […]

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Two Leopards Headed to 2017 UIL Track and Field State Championships

The Lovejoy Leopards Boys and Girls Track and Field teams competed at the 5A Region II Track and Field Championships at the University of Texas at Arlington on April 28th and 29th. Two athletes qualified for the UIL State Track and Field Championships to be held May 11th – 13th at the University of Texas […]

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Lovejoy Boys’ Track and Field Team Wins Area Championship

Lovejoy Boys’ Track and Field team continued their success by winning the District 15/16-5A Area Championship on Thursday. The Leopards outscored 14 other teams to finish with 125 points. Texas High finished with 113 points to take the runner-up trophy. Six athletes had top four finishes in multiple events. Ryan Brands (3200m and 1600m), Jake […]

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Lovejoy wins school’s first-ever Boys Track and Field District Championship

The Lovejoy Leopards boys’ team scored points in each event at the District 15-5A Track and Field Championships to win the school’s first-ever Boys Track and Field Championship. The Leopards scored 180.5 points overall, outscoring Mesquite Poteet (128 points) by 52.5 points. Highland Park finished 3rd with 113.5 points, followed by Wylie East (54 points), […]

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Leopards grab lead on Day 1 of District 15-5A Track and Field Championships

The Leopards left Hanby Stadium in Mesquite after scoring 56.5 points on the opening day of the District 15-5A Track and Field Championships. Colin Engbrock won for the fourth consecutive meet clearing a height of 14′ in the Pole Vault. Jeremy Young was back in action this week following a late season injury, clearing 13’6″ to […]

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Junior Varsity distance team impresses at 15-5A District Meet

The Leopards Junior Varsity track and field team wrapped up their season at the 15-5A District Meet at Hanby Stadium in Mesquite on Wednesday. The distance group finished the meet scoring 52 of the team’s 62 points. Freshman, Whitson Bedell led the group by winning both the 3200m (10:30.28) and the 1600m (4:51.16). Bedell, William Godfrey […]

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Leopards track team wins four events at Allen Eagle Relays

The Lovejoy Track and Field team competed at the Allen Eagle Relays on Friday, March 31st, winning three individual events and the 4x100m Relay. Beau Iovinelli, Jake Chamberlin, Landon McDermott, and Chase Van Wagoner won the 4x100m Relay with a time of 42.16, setting a new school record for the 4th time this season. Chase […]

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Leopards Shine at Dan Christie Relays

The weather didn’t prevent the Leopards Track and Field team from shining and taking home gold at the Dan Christie Relays in Prosper, Texas. The Leopards saw improvement in multiple events, taking home gold in the 4x100m Relay (Beau Iovinelli, Jake Chamberlin, Landon McDermott, and Chase Van Wagoner). Chamberlin (200m), Colin Engbrock (Pole Vault), and Tyler […]

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Leopards’ field events and sprinters enough to win Robyn Hill Relays

While the Lovejoy Leopards distance team prepared for the Lovejoy Spring Distance Festival, the Leopards’ sprinters and field event athletes were enough to win the Robyn Hill Relays in Royse City. New school records were set in three events. Beau Iovinelli, Jake Iovinelli, Landon McDermott, and Chase Van Wagoner set new marks in the 4x100m […]

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