Articles by Andrew Walczyk, staff writer 2016-17

A bulletin in the main hallway of Leesville that shows the percent of students admitted to all the North Carolina schools with a certain GPA. Photo courtesy of Drew Walczyk

The College Struggle

Almost every senior in high school had Thursday, March 30 marked on their calendar as the last bit of college acceptance letters poured in. This…


Matt Wagner lines up to bat in the bottom of the second inning. The Leeville baseball team fell short against conference rival, the Heritage Huskies, at home Friday, March 10, to kick off the Pride’s Cap-8 season. Photo courtesy of Drew Walczyk.

Pride Fall to Huskies in Cap-8 Opener

The Leesville baseball team took on the Heritage Huskies at home Friday, March 10, to kick off the Pride’s Cap-8 season. This game was highly…



Assistant directors, Will Hollerung and Ryan Schiman, take a bow after a well executed play. Hollerung and Schiman also played roles within the play on closing night. (Photo courtesy of Drew Walczyk.)

“Almost Maine” Review

Leesville’s theater department debuted their Valentine day production “Almost, Maine” February 15 in the Leesville Auditorium. The play consisted of nine short skits encompassing the…





Voting is one of our greatest privileges as Americans, every person should vote if eligible.

Why Do We Vote?

Why do we vote? Did we really want to support a loud mouthed businessman or another politician with a shady background? For many people, voting…


This is the official playbook that was handed out during the play. It is a great source of information and thoroughly describes each member of the cast.  (Photo Courtesy of Drew Walczyk)

Leesville Play was more than fantastic

  The Leesville theater department performed their last performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher” this past Saturday, November 18, at 7 p.m. The play was…


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Alex Stewart makes LRHS Varsity Soccer

The Leesville Road High School men’s soccer team is a regular contender for the Cap-8 title and with strong and physical conference a freshman on…




The soccer team lines up and awaits the starting line to be announced. The Pride overcome Rolesville with a score of 7-0.

Men’s soccer dominate Rolesville

The Leesville Road men’s soccer team bounced back Tuesday night from last week’s 1-0 loss to Cardinal Gibbons with a 7-0 victory over Rolesville. The…



Will Countie prepares for the start of the race. Photo courtesy of Alexa Garbarino.

Pride Goes Swimming

With their alarm clocks blaring as early as 4:15 in the morning, the swim team prepares for another early morning practice. The team meets at…


The seventh movie of the Star Wars saga will be released on December 18th. Photo courtesy of flickr.

The Force Awakens Preview

In a galaxy far far away… Lucasfilm created the Star Wars Saga, and the saga became one of the most popular ever created. On December…


Pravan Mistry demonstrates his SixthSense Device. Photo courtesy of wikipedia

Review: The SixthSense Device

Pranav Mistry brought fame to himself with his great feats in the computer science field and revolutionary inventions. He currently holds the title of Global…


The photo is the Drop Messages app. Screenshoted by Drew Walczyk.

You need the app: Drop Messages

Drop Message, a new social media app, could have the potential to become very popular. Essentially, it is Instagram, Twitter, and Yik Yak combined, yet…


This is one of the skillbuilders used in a Honors American History class. Photo taken by Drew Walczyk.

What are “Skillbuilders”?

Many teachers are beginning to use skillbuilders in an attempt to help students understand what the question is asking. However students are responding negatively towards…



Leesville Road student section reflects preference towards football. Photo taken by Parker Yount.

Why do we love football?

Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport in America, but why? Why has the game attracted so many sports fans; could it be the big…