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Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

Kayla Shea ’18 Looks Forward to College Career in Lacrosse

Haley Haverda, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

Standing at 5’1” inside of a six foot goal, being the only one to save the ball if an opposing player gets past the defense, might sound like an intense situation, but for varsity girls’ lacrosse goalie Kayla Shea ‘18, it's simply exhilarating. As the only goalie on the varsity team, Shea has n...

JV Boys’ Lacrosse Wins District

JV Boys’ Lacrosse Wins District

Mae Bruce
April 27, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

Ending the season with a record score of 11-5, on Saturday, April 22 the JV boys’ lacrosse team won district honors as the first-place winners. The team defeated district opponents Cedar Park, Round Rock, Anderson, and Alamo Heights. "The boys did a great job this season of playing lacrosse the wa...

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Drops to Regents on Senior Night

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Drops to Regents on Senior Night

Stephanie Shih, Intro to Journalism
April 23, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team was edged out by the Regents Knights on April 21 with a score of 9-11. The Warriors started off strong in the first quarter resulting in a score of 6-3. Alex von Waaden ‘17 scored three goals, while Brice Griffin ‘20, Ben Jensen ‘19, and Steve Szostak ‘17...

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Suffers Defeat by Cedar Park

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Suffers Defeat by Cedar Park

Stephanie Shih
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team fell to the Cedar Park Timberwolves with a score of 6-16 on Wednesday, April 12. Although the Warriors fought hard, the outcome was not what the team had hoped for. At the end of the first quarter, the score was 1-6 as a result of a goal scored by Steve Szostak...

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Demolishes Dripping Springs 18-6

Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Demolishes Dripping Springs 18-6

Julia Kurtz, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Showcase

The fierce fight against the Dripping Springs Tigers came to a victorious end for the varsity girls’ lacrosse team with a winning score of 18-6 on Saturday, March 25. With the end of the Warriors’ season drawing near, winning by such a large lead meant the world to the team. Their use of bold, ta...

JV Girls’ Lacrosse Suffers Against KniTros

JV Girls’ Lacrosse Suffers Against KniTros

Catherine Wiesehuegel, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

The JV girls’ lacrosse team (0-0) faced the Anderson High School & McCallum High School KniTros (1-0) at the Warrior Bowl on Thursday, Feb. 8 in their first official game of the season. Despite enormous effort by the Warriors, KniTros won the game 10-6. Leah Hendrix ‘19 made the first two goals ...

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Succeed in First Game

Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Succeed in First Game

Stephanie Shih, Intro to Journalism
February 13, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse

The varsity boys’ lacrosse team dominated in their first game of the season against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Wednesday, Feb. 8 with a score of 15-11. The Warriors were off to a strong start after the first quarter with a score of 5-0. The top scorer was Steve Szostak ‘17 with three goals...