Area Sports

Lady Cougars season ends in Longview

What a ride. This team of freshman, sophomores, a junior and a senior exceeded a lot of expectations this volleyball season. The team easily defeated every team in District 18 to win the school’s 10th straight district title in a row. They played four tough postseason games against teams that just kept getting better the…

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Lady Cougars win Bi-District, Area round of playoffs

If it’s November, it’s volleyball playoff time –  and once again the Leon Lady Cougars are right in the middle of the 3A battle for a state title. On the day before Halloween, October 30, Leon had nothing but tricks for the Blooming Grove Lady Lions in the Bi-District game. Winning the match in three…

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Cougs over Owls in squeaker enter Distict 12 W column

The Leon Cougars, struggling to stay in the running for a post-season spot, scored once in the second quarter, dodged bullets the whole game, but hung on to post a 7-6 nail-biter win on Friday, October 27 at Cougar Field. Leon started off like gang-busters with the Cougar offensive line ripping big holes for workhorse,…

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Playoffs begin for Lady Cougars

The Leon Lady Cougars finished the District 18 season last Tuesday, October 24 with their twelfth win coming against the Frankston Maidens. The Cougars defeated all district opponents twice and claimed their 10th district title in a row.  The team played a warm-up game against the 5A District 18 Lady Vikings of Bryan High School…

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Lady Cougars add another District Championship

With one game still remaining on the schedule, Leon can already claim yet another District Title. Teague came into the game against Leon last Tuesday trailing the Lady Cougars by a single game. A Lion win would have likely resulted in a tie between the teams and a share of the district title. Senior Kaydee…

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Junior High Lady Cougar Night

The 7th and 8th grade Lady Cougar teams were honored at last Tuesdays JV, Varsity game. This group of young volleyball players is the future of the volleyball program at Leon, and they have already accomplished great things this season. The 7th B team is undefeated in district. The 7th A team just beat Elkhart…

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Lady Cougars defeat Elkhart and Buffalo last week

Ten down, two to go. Leon nears the end of District 18 play with an undefeated record. The team has not lost a single set in the ten games played so far. Leon 3 – Elkhart 0 Last Tuesday, October 10, Leon welcomed the Lady Elks to Leon for the second match between the teams…

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Lady Cougars get wins on the road

Three straight road trips didn’t slow down the Lady Cougars one bit. They took on Westwood and Malakoff last week and continued their dominance in District 18. Leon 3-Westwood 0 On Tuesday, October 3, the Lady Cougars rolled into the Palestine Westwood gym and took care of business winning by scores of 25-11, 25-20, 25-11.…

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Cougars fall to Marlin Bulldogs in shootout

The Leon Cougar offense got untracked on Friday, October 6, piled up over 500 yards of total offense, and, but for a couple of costly mistakes, had a shot at beating a really athletic football team, but fell 31-45 to the Marlin Bulldogs.  The fireworks started early as Leon scored on their first series in…

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