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[2 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Volleyball continues on the road to State | ]
Volleyball continues on the road to State

By Caroline Sipple
The Lions volleyball team beat Creekside in 3-0 on Tuesday, Nov. 1, winning Regional Finals, and advancing to the Class 8A State Semi-Finals.
This win is familiar to the Lions, who beat Creekside for the same title at Creekside last year.
This was the last game of …

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[14 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Volleyball upset by Choctawhatchee, loses first home game | ]

By Caroline Sipple
Volleyball was defeated by Choctawhatchee on Thursday, Oct. 13, an upset that is not unfamiliar to the team. Last year, the team lost to them as well in another shocking upset.
This was the first game this year that the team has lost in the Lion’s den, as well as the first …

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[8 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Volleyball defeats Chiles in first district match | ]
Volleyball defeats Chiles in first district match

By Nadaley Jones and Maya Levy
Wednesday night, Sept. 7, the varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams took on the Chiles Timberwolves in the Lions Den.
The varsity team won in three sets, scoring 25-20 in the first, 25-20 in the second and 25-11 in the third. This victory now makes the …

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[29 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Volleyball preps for match against Maclay | ]
Volleyball preps for match against Maclay

By Alena Nash
This Thursday the Leon volleyball team is looking to get their third win of the season in a game dedicated to tennis coach and journalism teacher Kevin Record. They will be facing the Maclay Marauders in the Lion’s Den at 7 pm.
This year the varsity players are each dedicating a home game …

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[18 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Strickland named 2016 Team Florida Indoor High Performance coaching staff | ]
Strickland named 2016 Team Florida Indoor High Performance coaching staff

By Will Rasmussen
While the majority of Leon High School is finishing up semester exams, volleyball coach Angie Strickland and assistant coach Rachel Eggerbraaten are in Omaha Nebraska for the 2015 Women’s Division I Volleyball Championship.
All of this comes just after Strickland was named to The Team Florida Indoor HP All-Star …

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[6 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Lady Lions volleyball to host State Semi-Finals | ]
Lady Lions volleyball to host State Semi-Finals

By Lauren Henderson
On Sat. Nov. 7, the Leon varsity volleyball team will face Tampa Plant High School in the State Semi-Finals. The game will be held in the Lion’s Den at 2 p.m.
This is unusual because this is the first time a state match has been held at a high …

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[5 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Girls volleyball advances to State Semi-Finals | ]
Girls volleyball advances to State Semi-Finals

By Julia Chodyla
On Tuesday, the volleyball team defeated Jacksonville Creekside 3-0 and is now qualified to advance to the State Semi-Finals.
This is the first time since 2011 that the team has reached this point in the playoffs.
The first set of the game was won, 25-21. During the next set, the …

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[3 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Volleyball claims district title | ]
Volleyball claims district title

By Will Rasmussen
It has been four years since the varsity volleyball team won the 7A state championship. This year, the program is well on its way to winning another title.
The Lions had compiled a 20-7 record, nailed down a district title for the first time since 2011 and advanced to …

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[3 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Seniors make verbal commitments | ]
Seniors make verbal commitments

By Will Rasmussen
Volleyball players Elyse Thompson and Ashley Dodson verbally committed to play volleyball at the collegiate level earlier this year.
Thompson will take her talents to Emory University while Dodson opted for Birmingham Southern College. The two seniors have played a vital role in the success of the Leon volleyball …

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[2 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Volleyball to face Jacksonville Creekside for 7A regional finals | ]
Volleyball to face Jacksonville Creekside for 7A regional finals

By Will Rasmussen
The Leon Lions volleyball team (21-7) will head to Jacksonville to face Creekside high school (23-4) for their regional final game Nov. 3. The Lions are the 7A district two champions and are fighting for their first final four appearance since 2011. That year the Lions went 23-9 in route to a 6A …