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Cross Country defeats Enloe

On September 1, the Mens’ Cross Country team defeated Enloe 23-33.  The race was held at Enloe’s home course, Lions Park. The places (1, 2,…


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Pride football welcomes new coach

Marshall L. Hamilton Stadium was pumped-up Friday night, Aug. 27, as the Pride defeated Green Hope in their first home game under new assistant coach…


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Pride clips Falcons

The Pride rebounded on Friday, August 27,  from the devastating loss at Panther Creek August 20. The team crushed Green Hope 38-8. Leesville’s defense stifled…


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Senior guarantees football championship

Leesville Varsity Football left tackle/defensive end Jake Joyner has guaranteed to win a State Championship for the 2010 season. “I guarantee that Leesville will win…


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Pride pounds Patriots

 The Leesville Pride dominated the eighth ranked Pinecrest Patriots on August 31 to improve their overall record to 3-0-1. This win comes just days after…


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Pride soccer grounds Falcons

The Leesville Road High School men’s soccer team beat Green Hope on Wednesday, August 25 with a final score of 3-2. Green hope was ranked…




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LRHS hosts ninja fight

On Thursday, March 4, there was a ninja fight staged in the front lobby. Ms. Scioli’s fourth period Sociology class was recently assigned a project…



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LRHS track succeeds individually at Cap-7

On Wednesday, May 5, Leesville hosted the Cap-7 track meet.  Seven schools competed in the meet: Leesville, Wakefield, Broughton, Enloe, Sanderson, Wake Forest Rolesville and…




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Women’s Soccer Makes it 4 In a Row

The Leesville Pride women’s soccer team kicked off Thursday, May 6, against rival Broughton in the Cap Seven Tournament Championship. Leesville beat Broughton both times…


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Senior Night Woes for Baseball

Leesville’s baseball senior night was Tuesday, May 4, versus Cap Seven rival Millbrook. The game would also put one of the two teams one game…


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Strapp Does it Again

At the Millbrook dual meet and the Wake County Championships, Lauren Strapp, senior, broke two school records. Strapp broke the 1600 meter record at the…



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NFL Draft Provides Surprises

Before the NFL draft, Jimmy Clausen’s future could not have looked brighter. The former standout quarterback from Notre Dame had just skipped his final season…



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Men’s Track a Perfect 11-0

On April 14 the men’s track team defeated Wakefield 74-72, recording their eleventh win and adding to their perfect record. Dedication, hard work ethic and…


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Duke Wins, Claims 4th NCAA Title

Duke defeated Butler University, 61-59, on Monday, April 5, to claim their 4th NCAA championship; the win gave the ACC and the state of North…



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Leesville Soccer Beats Sanderson

On Wed. March 17, Leesville’s Lady Pride soccer team defeated the Sanderson Spartans 4-0. For the usually confident players, a few described the game as…


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Leesville v. Sanderson Track Meet

On March 17 Leesville Road High School’s girls and boys track and field teams defeated Sanderson.  The men won 77-69 and the women won 76-68….


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“Special”Olympic skaters

While the Olympic winter sports have never quite equated the with the summer games in national acclaim, this year circumstances seem to have warranted an…





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Indoor Track State Championship Meet

On Saturday, Feb 20 the Leesville Track team traveled to UNC-CH to compete in the Indoor State Championship meet. Since qualifying standards are so difficult…


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Hockey Play-Offs

The Wake County High School hockey Championship Tournament was held Feb. 6- 7 at Dreamsports in Apex. The tournament was set in a double elimination…






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3 Hawks, 1 Competition

Spencer, Grayson and Chandler Hawkins are three brothers who have grown up competing in a sibling rivalry. All three have attended Leesville Road High School;…


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Area Teams Fall Short

North Carolina’s area sports teams all have one thing in common: they fell far short of expectations. The Panthers, the Hurricanes, and the Tar Heels…



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Cap-7 Swim Meet

On January 23 the Leesville Swim Team competed at the Cap-7 meet.  The women’s team won first place and the men’s team secured third place….


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Leesville Hockey Team

In the Pride’s opener the team’s offense started strong, led by Bobby Iannuzzelli, who scored three goals; overall the team would manage to put seven…


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Baseball’s Sterioid Sensation

On January 10, 2010, Mark McGwire issued a widely distributed press statement in which he admitted to having used steroids intermittently throughout the 1990s.   In…


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Swimming & Diving season

The swimming and diving team has been living up to last year’s high standards.  They were undefeated last year and since the season started in…


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Powder Puff Practices Overview

PRE-PRACTICE/POWDER PUFF MEETING The players on each team became familiar with each other beginning on Oct. 1 when the Powder Puff meetings were held. The…


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Soccer World Cup

The United States’ first major soccer league, the MLS, was founded in 1993 and ever since popularity has continued to climb. A big part of…


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Washeck Devoted to Wrestling

Andrew Washeck, senior, is a Leesville varsity wrestler devoted to his sport. “Wrestling is great,” said Washeck. “It takes discipline, but I enjoy it.” As…


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Moss Plays in Shrine Bowl

Carson Moss, one of Leesville’s offensive linemen, received the honor of playing in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas on Saturday, Dec 19. He is…


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Varsity Football Season Overview

The Leesville Varsity football team wrapped up its fourth consecutive winning season on Friday, Nov. 20, with a 36-8 loss against Fayetteville’s Jack-Britt High School…


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Hockey team petitions for club status

The Leesville Road High School Hockey team is currently petitioning for club status. Andrew Wolfe, senior, believes that club status would bring the team more…


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UNC athletics are top-notch

The University of North Carolina’s field hockey team defeated Maryland 3-2 on November 22 to win the national championship, their second in three years. While…


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Cheerleaders Win First Place

On Nov. 7, Leesville’s Varsity cheerleaders won first place in their division at the NCHSAA State Cheerleading Invitational at the Raleigh Convention Center. The competition was…