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Cheerleaders place second despite injury

On Nov. 13, the Leesville Cheerleading squad placed second in their Small Varsity in the NCHSAA State Cheerleading Championships at the Convention Center. They managed…


Women’s Varsity Basketball seeks success

From Nov. 1 to 3, Leesville held women’s basketball tryouts.  Coach Poole, women’s varsity basketball coach, said via e-mail, “Tryouts were competitive and intense. We…


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Mens’ cross country 5th in state

On November 6 the men’s cross country team competed in the NCHSSA 4A State Championship meet at Beeson Park. It was a cold morning and…


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Leesville swimmers try out for team

Swim team tryouts took place the week of November 8. They started before school at 5:30 a.m. and concluded at 6:30 a.m. The swimmers started…


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Pride prepares for playoff tests

If the Pride is to make a deep playoff run this year, they will have to start by preparing for one of their toughest challenges…



Pride stays classy

The Pride varsity football team mauled the Millbrook Wildcats on Friday, October 22. The final score stood at 32 to 7, Pride. The evening of…


Wrestling team has high hopes

The Leesville Road wrestling squad will take part in their first meet of the year against East Wake on November 23. The team, under Coach…


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Men’s XC place second in regionals

On Saturday, October 30, the Varsity Men’s Cross Country team advanced to the state championships by placing second in the NCHSAA 4-A Mideast Regional Championship…


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LRHS prepares for Duke Math Meet

Leesville students are preparing for the annual Duke Math Meet, which will be held on November 13, 2010 at Duke University. The Duke Math Meet…


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Men’s XC wins Cap-8

The men’s varsity cross country won Cap 8 Conference Championship on Tuesday, October 19 at the Wake Med Soccer Park.  Led by Coach Mark McLamb,…


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Soccer senior night bittersweet

The men’s regular soccer season drew to a close Wednesday, October 20 in their last home game against Wake Forest-Rolesville. The 4-2 win brought the…


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Pride prepares for Cougars

When the Leesville Varsity football team travels to Wake Forest to take on the Cougars on November 5, the game will be much more than…


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Womens’ basketball holds open gym

On Thursday, Oct. 7 at 2:30, the girls basketball team held an open gym for any girls interested in playing basketball this winter. Held every…



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Women’s XC overcomes Sanderson

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, the Leesville Women’s Cross Country team defeated the Sanderson Spartans 18-45 at Leesville’s home course. Leesville clinched thirteen of the top…



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Leesville continues winning streak

The Leesville Road High School football team defeated Enloe High School 42 – 9 in a Varsity football game on Friday, September 24 at Marshall…



Women’s tennis defeats Sanderson

The Leesville women’s tennis team conquered Sanderson 6-3 on Thursday, September 16. Singles won 4-2 and doubles 2-1. “I expected us to do a little…


Pride stomps Southern Lee

The Pride Varsity football team pulled out with an enormous victory over the Southern Lee Cavaliers on Friday, September 17. The final scored stood at…


JV Volleyball outspikes the Spartans

Leesville junior varsity volleyball is back on the winning streak, Thursday, September 17, after a long, point-by-point, 3-game match with Sanderson. Leesville won the first…


Varsity Men’s Soccer plans for success

When the 2010 men’s soccer season started, many were skeptical about how successful the  ncsca.org unranked varsity team would be.  However, the team is currently…




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,…


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…




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…