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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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