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Women’s Lacrosse Battles in Texas Best Tournament

Women’s Lacrosse Battles in Texas Best Tournament

Catherine Wiesehuegel, Women's Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse

The girls' lacrosse team battled in a tournament on the UT intramural field Saturday, Nov. 4 and Sunday, Nov. 5 to see how they compared to other teams from Texas. Despite their diligent work, the Lady Warriors were unable to conquer over the difficult teams they faced. “The teams were really...

Lacrosse Holds Annual Stick Switch

Lacrosse Holds Annual Stick Switch

Catherine Wiesehuegel, Women's Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

The men's and women's lacrosse teams held their annual stick switch Saturday, Oct. 28 on the grass field to support sport-wide camaraderie. Players enjoyed a stress-free game surrounded by friends. “It was really fun because it wasn’t serious,” Andrea Yi ‘19 said.“It was a lot of being sil...

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...