Winter Guard shields the realms of LASA

Trophies are arranged along the back wall and various practice instruments are stacked almost to the ceiling. This impromptu monument to the Winter Guard team’s victories and dedication are easily visible in new LBJ/LASA Winter Guard Director Nick Roman’s office. His office is where the majority of ...

On track for a great season

Whether they are a veteran varsity athlete or a student looking for a fun P.E. credit, the season for the track team is already looking up, and Girls’ Head Coach Jamal Fenner and Coach Leslie Riggins can explain why. With this year’s population boom within LASA’s freshman class, the LBJ track team p...

LBJ Swimmers: dive into state competition

The sound of splashing water echoes around the Texas Swim Center as swimmers dive head first into the water at the UIL State Swimming competition. LASA junior Aidan Dulaney, freshman Ava Longi, junior Andrew Stowers, freshman Lucas Abounader and junior Alex Mancevski, all LBJ Swimmers, all qualified...

Dance team shows off more than just First Ladies

Hip-hop music rings loudly through the dungeon hallways as the First Ladies and Gentleman laugh and dance in the mirrored room, preparing for the upcoming Spring Showcase. The theme for this year’s spring show, Youth, was chosen a year ago, even before LBJ dance teacher and First Ladies director She...

New year, new coach

The frisbees sliced through the air as the LBJ Ultimate Frisbee team practices throwing and running long distances to catch the frisbee. This is a recent drill introduced by Tom Atchity, the new ultimate frisbee coach. Unlike previous coaches, Atchity decided to make running and conditioning one of ...

Wrestlers grapple with difficulty of sport

The sound of bodies dropping onto a mat echos around the gym weekend after weekend when wrestlers all across the district participate in the regional tournament to show how much work and time they have dedicated towards their fights. This is what LASA sophomore and LBJ wrestler Elexis Kalar got hers...

Swim team dreams unbroken

On Dec. 17 LASA sophomore and LBJ diver Willa Scanlon broke her foot while in diving practice at the UT Longhorn Aquatics practice. She is one out of the two divers that swim and compete with the LBJ swim team. This incident may affect the rest of the season for not only Scanlon, but for the swim te...

Swimming district comes into view for LBJ swim team

The swimmers gather together over a table, laughing in between bites of food. They pile their plates high with pasta, cupcakes, bread and lasagna in order to prepare for the meet the following morning. The LBJ swim team competed in districts on Jan 27 and had the annual “carb-loading” party the nigh...

Space Issues Solved

Photo by Sawyer Timco. Corbin Schmeil dodges soccer defenders left and right, dribbling the ball with grace, speed and elegance on the LBJ practice soccer. Finding an opening to shoot, Schmeil rips the ball with veracity, sending the ball hurdling toward the goal. The ball goes past the goal post...

They won’t re-LAX until they are UIL

The sound of feet running on the field can hardly be heard over the enthusiastic cheers coming from the LBJ lacrosse team. Their liveliness can’t be contained as friends are swinging around their lacrosse sticks and trying to catch the moving ball. LASA sophomore and LBJ lacrosse player Mallory Grah...