Ranger Review

Hilton’s Missing Soccer

Hilton's Missing Soccer

Lily Ragsdale, Ranger Review Reporter

April 24, 2020

“I have been missing soccer so much and I really have no idea what to do without it. Honestly with all of this crazy corona virus stuff, I have been going out of mind. My sister came back home, she is a freshman in college. She got back home on the day we got out of school. It’s really sad driving...

Girls state swim team places tenth at 5A state

Sydney McKenzie 10 takes her mark on the block to start her 200 m IM in B finals, “I thought everyone really stepped up at state.”  McKenzie finished 16th in the 200 m IM.

Lilly Pike, Ranger Review Reporter

March 3, 2020

Of the swim and dive team, all four divers and eleven swimmers were selected to compete at state. The team headed up to the Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center in Thornton, Colorado and left late Friday night.  Nine swimmers and all four of the divers competed in preliminary rounds Thursday night. ...

Kobe Bryant’s Tragic Death

Kobe Bryant's Tragic Death

Lily Ragsdale, Ranger Review Reporter

February 26, 2020

The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna has left many people distraught, including his former teammates and competitors. The helicopter went down on January 26, 2020 in Calabasas, California.  Lebron James, a former teammate got a tattoo in recognition of the passing of his friend. O...

Lewis-Palmer women’s swim team competes in PPAC

The Lewis-Palmer swim team gathers together for a team meeting. “The team atmosphere, and especially with high school swimming, it’s all girls so you really get some good connections,” O’Connell said.

Holly Esposito, Team Leader

February 14, 2020

Continuing with their fourth win streak, the Lewis-Palmer women’s swim team took on the regional competition for local high schools. The Pikes Peak Athletic Conference (PPAC) holds competitions and sporting events for 8 high schools in the Pikes Peak region. These schools include Air Academy, Cheyenne M...

Rangers beat Cheyenne Mountain by twelve points on the swim team’s senior night

 Meghan O’Connell 12, captain of the swim team, starts her first length in her 500 meter free. She is seated first in her heat and ninth overall. “Obviously they're great contributors to the team,” Coach Cromer said about the seniors. “...and great leaders on the team. Our captains especially.”

Lilly Pike, Ranger Review Reporter

February 12, 2020

The Cheyenne Mountain vs Lewis-Palmer swim meet is one of the last swim meets in the swim season. The Cheyenne Mountain team is the Rangers’ biggest swim team rival, making the stakes high for Wednesday's meet.  “Cheyenne Mountain has been our rivals for decades, even since I was on the team,”...

Volleyball wins fourth state championship title in a row

The volleyball team lining up to announce all the teams that made it to the championship. “I am so happy the girls beat Palmer-Ridge.” Hannah Johnson 11 said,” Volleyball is are thing and I'm so glad that they one.”

Photo Credit: Holly Espesito

Marlee Mikesell, Team Leader

December 10, 2019

On Thursday, November 14, the Lewis-Palmer girls volleyball team went off to 4a State Volleyball. The school held a send off for them during 7th period, and several students a teachers went to show their support for the team.  State volleyball was being hosted at the Denver Coliseum and ran from Thursd...

Lewis-Palmer boys soccer team progresses through season

Lewis Palmer Soccer Boys win another game for the season,

Lily Ragsdale, Ranger Review Reporter

December 4, 2019

This year, Lewis-Palmer’s varsity soccer team has been working harder to get to the playoff games.  The team has 12 seniors and 9 juniors. So there was a majority of freshmen who got to compete in playoffs their first year of highschool soccer. “The season and game was a lot faster pace than any other team...

Link barbeque introduces first football game

Students eat burgers and hot dogs, prepared by 
teachers, at the Link sponsored barbeque. “I think the leaders really took in their leadership abilities,

Rebecca Crook, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

On Thursday, August 29th, the varsity football team played its first game against Mead. As the first game of the season, this night entailed new activities for freshmen and an especially high spirited game. The seniors kicked off their last year with a new responsibility to carry the ranger spirit, whe...

Girls varsity lacrosse team dominates first season game

Serah Ryals 9 scores goal against Rocky Mountain. “I want to become closer not just as a team, but as friends too.”

Holly Esposito, Ranger Review Reporter

March 12, 2019

On March 8, the Palmer Ridge girls varsity lacrosse team took on Rocky Mountain as their first home season game. Maddy Lister 10, an attack player, said the team was excited to compete against Rocky Mountain. “We are looking forward to playing Rocky Mountain because it’s new competition for our ...

Varsity hockey team celebrates senior night

Alex Pierce 11 of Palmer Ridge High School faces off against Pueblo County. Lewis-Palmer Rangers lost 6-2 that night.

Holly Esposito, Ranger Review Reporter

February 14, 2019

On February 8, 2019, Lewis-Palmer’s varsity hockey team recognized their senior players, even though the team lost to Pueblo County 6-2. “We started out with a 2-0 lead, and we kind of just blew it after that. They got into our heads with penalties and stuff and we kind of just lost it after that...

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