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[6 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Successful week for boys soccer, advancing to regional finals | ]
Successful week for boys soccer, advancing to regional finals

By EmmaLea Reed and Caroline Dempsey
For the first time since 2006, Leon’s boys soccer team has made it to the regional finals game. Saturday, Feb. 4, the Lions swept Booker T. Washington, the former number one seed in the state, 4-0, to gain a regional semi-final victory.
Two of the goals were scored by …

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[29 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Boys soccer wins district title, prepares for regional quarter-finals | ]
Boys soccer wins district title, prepares for regional quarter-finals

By Caroline Dempsey
On Friday, Jan. 27, boys soccer took a 2-1 victory over Lincoln to secure the district championship, a feat that has not been done in 10 years.
Both of the goals came from the Powell brothers, junior captain Parker and sophomore Tanner.
“It felt really good knowing that Parker and …

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[29 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Girls soccer falls short in quarter-finals | ]
Girls soccer falls short in quarter-finals

By Caroline Kirk
The Lady Lion’s soccer team’s goal of a road to state was cut short by Navarre in the regional quarter-final game on Thursday, Jan. 26. It was a grueling match that ended in double overtime and a penalty-kick shoot-out, where Navarre topped Leon four PKs to three.
The game …

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[29 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Boys soccer advances to district finals | ]
Boys soccer advances to district finals

By Caroline Sipple
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, boys soccer defeated Gainesville 1-0 in the district semi-finals, which will advance them to district finals. The team will play against Lincoln on Friday at 7 PM.
Sy Fontenot scored the only goal of the game.
Going into the game, captain Jake Kile was confident in the team’s ability.
“It’s …

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[25 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Lady lions prepare for regional quarter-finals | ]
Lady lions prepare for regional quarter-finals

By Ava Jackson
The lady lions received their title as district champions last Thursday against Lincoln and are now preparing for the regional quarter-final game this Thursday, Jan. 26.
With goals from Liney Brantley, Kate Carter and Emma McGibany, the lions we’re able to win the game 3-0.
“Winning districts  made all of our …

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[17 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Girls soccer ties with Maclay | ]

By Kesi Jackson
On Thursday, Jan. 12, the varsity girls soccer team played Maclay, a city rival team, for their senior night.
This game was big because last year Leon lost 0-1 to Maclay, so this was the team’s chance to even out the playing field. 
“We lost to Maclay when we should’ve beaten them and …

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[13 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Girls soccer defeats Lincoln | ]
Girls soccer defeats Lincoln

By Hannah Rodriguez
The girls soccer team captured their second win over district rival Lincoln last night. The Lions defeated the Trojans 7-2, with goals from Jordan Brown, Lilli Hanks, Kate Carter, Isabel Nunez, Presley Reeves and Maddie Powell . The Lions are now 4-0 in district competition, with an undefeated …

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[9 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Lady lions win 6-0 over Columbia | ]
Lady lions win 6-0 over Columbia

By Alena Nash
The girls soccer team won their sixth district game of the year this past Wednesday, Dec. 7, with a 6-0 win over Columbia High School. The Lions hosted the team from Lake City and almost mercy ruled them.
The team went into the game feeling confident, but the Columbia …

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[18 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Girls varsity soccer takes win against Chiles | ]
Girls varsity soccer takes win against Chiles

By EmmaLea Reed
Last night, Nov. 17, the Lady Lions varsity soccer team took a huge win over Chiles with a final score of 3-0.
The game was hard fought and an inspirational win for the team overall.
“Games like last night make the conditioning and hard practice days worth it,” junior Ashley Conrad …

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[3 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Junior to attend Washington State | ]
Junior to attend Washington State

By Lauren Henderson
Junior goalie Lindsey Godwin plans on attending Washington State University on a full soccer scholarship next year, but she’s never played for Leon because of a scheduling conflict due to her involvement in band, she said.
She chose WSU over DePaul University, Texas A&M University, Florida State University, Pennsylvania …