[14 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Leon roars past Strawberry Crest 48-9

By Will Rasmussen
Dover, FL – Leon Quarterback D’anfernee Mcgriff made it clear that he was one of the most highly touted recruits in the country Friday night. Mcgriff ravaged the competition rushing for 216 yards and 5 touchdowns in the first half alone.
The senior quarterback finished the night 7-8 for …

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[14 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Will Rasmussen
A Leon football away game would not be complete without a full regiment of Marching Redcoats and Leon cheerleaders. As a caravan of busses rolled down the highway headed for Dover, the Leon Band and Leon cheerleaders followed in pursuit. Junior cheerleader Emma Jo McAuliffe was thrilled to …

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[13 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

In previous years, Leon has taken a moment of silence to show respect for 9/11 during announcements in fourth period. Many teachers would even take the time to watch a video or at least talk about the disastrous event.
But this year, it was never even recognized in any of …

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[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Maribeth McClenny
The Leon Lions varsity volleyball team defeated Niceville 3-0 last night (Sept. 10). The scores for the sets were 25-13, 25-16, 25-23. They are now 8-1 on the season.
Junior Daijah Washington led the team with nine kills. Senior captain, Emily Dempsey had 15 assists. Junior captain, Grace Pickron led the …

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

There are about 2,000 students here at Leon and it really shows while you’re walking through the hallways. Just like the scenes from the movies when the camera looks down a hallway at a school and all you see are the heads of teachers and students trying to quickly get …

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

As a senior I have begun the process of narrowing down my choices for the colleges I want to attend, and have even started to apply to sed colleges. Over the past four weekends since school has begun I have sat in front of my computer at home and have …

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[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Julia Chodyla
Every day at the beginning of fourth period, Leon High School sits attentively and listens to the announcements. These are all said by the Student Body President, Cameron Paul.  Paul puts a new twist on the announcements by including a daily quote at the end. Every year, the …

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[8 Sep 2014 | One Comment | ]

Waking up at 6 a.m. is a difficult and unwanted transition to make after three months of sleeping in (to almost noon on some days). But hey, it is all part of being a student. Besides, you can only do nothing for so long until you’re craving to actually be …

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Another school year has rolled around, and for some, the 7:30a.m. bell on Aug. 18 marked the beginning of the final chapter in their high school career.
Others, like myself, still have at least another year of dreadful alarms ahead of us. And yet, we all share one commonality- the stress …

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[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By EmmaLea Reed
Last night, our varsity Lady Lions took on the Lincoln Trojans, and defeated them in only 3 sets.
The final scores of the sets were 25-21, 25-20, and 25-19.
In 2013, the Leon volleyball team lost to Lincoln in Districts. The loss meant an end to their season and was …

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[2 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Rachel Joyner
If we have one thing, it’s passion. A new year has brought together a new group, a team of very different people who have all found newspaper to be their home. We come from fields, from classrooms, from clubs, from underdog teams, from State Champion teams. We go …