Articles by Ashley Tysiac, editor in chief








Arostegui and Pardo: Bound by soccer

Over the years, friends Malina Pardo, Leesville senior, and Hannah Arostegui, former Leesville student, would sometimes discuss the possibility of attending the same college together,…


















The Benefits of College Visits

Before deciding on a college to attend, many high school students travel to different schools and take tours. College visits can be very beneficial to…






Girls Soccer: A Tradition of Dominance

The Leesville Road girls soccer program is known for their long-lasting tradition of dominance and excellence. Having won multiple state titles and conference championships, the…


Conversation with a Champion

Leesville Road’s Grace Countie is one of the top elite swimmers in the state of North Carolina. She has won three individual NCHSAA 4A state…







“Sing” Hits a High Note

A recurring plot in many children’s and family movies seems to be about talking animals, real and animated. When I first saw commercials for Sing,…



Veteran’s Day: A Personal Story

On November 11 each year, Americans across the United States spend time to pay respect to veterans who served our country. It is a day…


Gamble runs away with CAP-8 XC title

On October 18, Nathan Gamble, a senior at Leesville, ran away from the competition and placed first at the CAP-8 men’s cross country meet. It…




Girls Tennis Wins First Ever CAP-8 Title

On Thursday, October sixth, the Leesville women’s tennis team won the CAP-8 conference title after defeating Sanderson. Winning 5-4, the team was able to clinch…





Girls XC: The Tradition Continues

  The Leesville girls cross country team has had a very strong squad for the past few years. They have finished top ten in the…