Sports

Thu
13
Feb

Showdown in Smithville

SMITHVILLE – Rarely does a game actually match up to the hype, but the district title battle-royale between the La Grange and Smithville boys basketball teams Tuesday had every drop of drama a hoops fan could have hoped for. 
 
Thu
13
Feb

Little Leps Jumping Journey

The first jump-off finals of the Little Leps Jumping Journey, sponsored by the Fayette County Helpers (FCH), was held on Dec. 18, 2013 in the old middle school gym. Jump ropes and shirts were given to all (136) Hermes Elementary second graders and their teachers thanks to the many organizations and businesses making monetary donations to FCH
 
Mon
10
Feb

LG Girls Open 2014 Season Ranked No. 1

The La Grange softball team begins its regular season this week (Monday at Brenham), and most teams around the state
also begin this week. But the Lady Leps start their 2014 campaign with a little higher expectations than most. In the final preseason state poll, the Lady Leps are ranked No. 1 in Class 3A by the Texas Girls Coaches Association 
 
Mon
10
Feb

Basketball Crunch Time

There’s lots at stake for Fayette County basketball teams as girls teams head to the postseason this week and boys teams
play in their final week of the regular season. The Round Top-Carmine girls are Fayette County’s only qualifier for the girls playoffs. They will play Lometa Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Georgetown in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs
 
Thu
06
Feb

Four-Pack of La Grange Football Players Sign With College Teams

What a signing day it was for the La Grange football team. After a season that saw the La Grange football team march all the way to the state semifinals, four Lep seniors signed their way onto college football teams Wednesday. 
 
Thu
06
Feb

LG’s Davis Signs With Wharton Junior College for Volleyball

What a small world it can be in high school volleyball circles. One of coach Ann Rigden’s former star athletes from Flatonia has returned to Fayette County to snag one of Rigden’s new stars at La Grange. Tuesday La Grange senior Lexus Davis signed a scholarship agreement to play college volleyball at Wharton Junior College. 
 
Thu
06
Feb

Lehman Sweeps Leps in Soccer

La Grange High School Boys soccer team was defeated by Lehman Tuesday at 6 p.m. in La Grange. The final score was 0-2. “It’s probably one of the better games we’ve played, even though we didn’t get the outcome we wanted,” Coach Westley
Miller said.
 
Mon
03
Feb

Lady Leps Fall in Home Finale

The La Grange girls basketball team did its best to stay with No. 5-ranked Yoakum Friday night, even employing some  extreme stall tactics to keep things close until the fourth quarter. But eventually Yoakum pulled away to beat La Grange
31-15 in the Lady Leps home finale. 
 
Mon
03
Feb

Leopards Clinch Playoff Berth

With a whopping 10 seniors on the team, Friday’s home finale was a particularly emotional one for the La Grange boys basketball team. And the Leps put on a fitting performance in what was likely those seniors’ final night in that gym, opening up a big lead in the second half and breezing to a 77-66 victory over Yoakum 
 
Thu
30
Jan

LG’s Homer Bailey Could be $10 Million Man

With no-hitters in each of the last two seasons, Cincinnati Reds pitcher, and La Grangenative, Homer Bailey, 27, has
established himself as one of the most exciting young pitchers in major league baseball 
 

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