Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:38pm
Schulenburg’s Josh Brown placed third in the discus and his Shorthorn teammate Javeon Lara placed third in the 100 meters, but that was all the hardware county athlete brought home from the state track meet over the weekend.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:35pm
The Flatonia baseball team swept Big Sandy by scores of 4-2 and 3-0 in their 2A Area round baseball series last week. That vaults the Bulldogs into the regional quarterfinals where they will face Thorndale in a best-of-three series.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:34pm
By JEFF WICK
WEIMAR – Bellville slowed down the La Grange offense for about as long as humanely possible – all of three innings. But when the Lady Leps bats finally got going Friday, even the scoreboard beyond the left-center wall wasn’t safe as La Grange pounded out 12 hits in a 14-0 victory over Bellville in a 4A regional quarterfinal game.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:57pm
By JEFF WICK
The Fayette County Record Just six months ago J.K. Dobbins was on crutches. Now the La Grange HighSchool sophomore is back running among the fastest in Texas. Saturday Dobbins will compete in his second consecutive state track meet in the 100 meter dash. But what a long road he had to travel to get there after suffering a strained MCL knee ligament in La Grange’s statequarterfinal football game in December. The injury left Dobbins watching the second half of that loss to West Orange-Stark from the sidelines on crutches
Published by News Staff on Thu, 05/14/2015 - 1:55pm
The Fayette County Record After a 35-year coaching career, Ann Rigden’s got one race left. Saturday Rigden will lead the La Grange girls 4x400 relay team to the state track meet,continuing what has become almost annual regional dominance in that event by the Lady Leps. It’s the last competitive event Rigden will coach before retiring.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:34am
The Flatonia baseball team’s drive to get back to the state tournament survived a big scare Friday in the first round of the 2A playoffs. The Bulldogs let a 5-1 lead get away in the seventh inning only to bounce back to score the game winner in the eighth inning in a 6-5 winner over Holland. An Easton Migl single scored San Juan Ramirez with the game-winner.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:33am
By JEFF WICK
So far, the La Grange softball team has gone the entire season, an amazing 31 games, without a loss. But maybe even more amazing is the way the Lady Leps have been winning lately. Thanks to last weekend’s sweep of Liberty by scores of 7-0 and 10-0 in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs Friday and Saturday in Katy, the Lady Leps have not even allowed a single run in the last two months.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:36am
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative awarded $120,000 in scholarships to 48 area high school graduating seniors who plan to continue their education this fall at a university, college or trade and technical school.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:34am
Some more Fayette county athletes are headed to next week’s state track meet: Flatonia’s Haley Moeller, left photo, third from left, is headed to the state track meet as a wild card entry after running 1:02.23 in the 1600 meters.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:16am
Flatonia’s Blaine Besetzny slides safely into third base in a victory over Schulenburg last month. Flatonia will face Holland in a one-game bidistrict playoff series Friday May 8 at 7 p.m. at Austin Westlake High School.