Area Sports

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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3A REGION III DISTRICT 18 CHAMPIONS

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…

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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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Lady Cougars remain undefeated in District 18

Distance-wise, Buffalo and Teague are Leon’s nearest rivals. Talent-wise, Leon still holds the upper hand. The teams met last week nearing the mid-point in the season in games 4 and 5. Leon held serve and came away leading the pack in District 18 of Region III 3A volleyball. Leon hosted the Buffalo Bison on Tuesday,…

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Malakoff, Elkhart fall to Lady Cougars last

The Lady Cougars put together impressive wins over District rivals, Malakoff and Elkhart, last week. The Cougars record stands at 3-0 in district and 26-4 overall. Leon 3-Malakoff 0 On Tuesday, Leon defeated the Malakoff Lady Tigers at home by scores of 25-10, 25-11, 25-6. Leon led from start to finish in each set. In…

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Cougars say hello to win column with victory over Axtell

A plan came together on Friday, September 15 for a young Leon Cougar squad as they celebrated Homecoming with a 48-13 thrashing of the visiting Axtell Longhorns and entered the win column for the first time this season. And they did it convincingly, scoring twice in each of the first three quarters and then one…

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