Sports

Mon
11
Aug

New Leader at RTC

The defending state champion Round Top-Carmine volleyball team has a new head coach after the retirement of five-time state champ Tanya Nygrin. Samantha Griffin, right, is now the head coach, and she and her Cubettes were in action Saturday at the four-team scrimmage in La Grange
 
Thu
07
Aug

Leps Excited About 2014 Season

The La Grange football team has earned all sorts of preseason accolades, including a Top 10 state ranking in just about every poll. Everything head coach Matt Kates saw on the team’s first day of practice Monday showed the Leps are worthy of that statewide respect, a year after going 13-1.
 
Mon
04
Aug

Volleyball Season Almost Here

High school volleyball practices began around the county Monday morning, with scrimmage this weekend and the first
games of the regular season next week. There’s new head coaches in Round Top-Carmine and Fayetteville, a new division for the state runner-up Schulenburg and La Grange rejoins a district with old rival Bellville. Some great story-lines loom in
2014
 
Mon
04
Aug

Bailey Strong Again in Reds Loss

La Grange native Homer Bailey continues to pitch very well for the Cincinnati Reds, but isn’t getting much help. Bailey threw seven innings of three-hit, one-run baseball Saturday, but ended up getting a no-decision as the Reds eventually lost to the  Marlins 2-1 in ten innings.  That leaves Bailey’s record this season at 8-5.
 
Thu
31
Jul

Fisbeck Commits to UC

La Grange High School multi-sport star Riley Fisbeck has verbally committed to accept an athletic scholarship to play Division I college volleyball at the University of Cincinnati
 
Thu
31
Jul

2014 Lady Leps Softball Camp

The 2014 La Grange Lady Leps softball camp was held earlier this summer. Campers posed with the 2014 state title trophy won by the La Grange varsity team.
 
Thu
24
Jul

All-Stars Finish as Texas East State Runner-Ups

The members of the La Grange Minor Girls all-star softball team put on quite a show at the Texas East State tournament to end up as the state runner-ups. After winning their first game but losing their second over the weekend, the La Grange girls battled back from the loser’s bracket to earn a spot in the title series against Seguin, but lost Tuesday 7-2.
 
Thu
24
Jul

World Series-Bound

With a 2-1 victory in eight innings over Mid-County Tuesday, the Texas Tri-County 18-under Babe Ruth Baseball team won the Southwest Regional Title. The team now advances to the 2014 Babe Ruth Baseball World Series which will be held
in Ephrata, Washington from Aug. 7 to Aug. 14.  
 
Mon
21
Jul

LG Demons Win Fourth Community League Title

The La Grange Demons baseball team won their fourth consecutive Community League baseball title with a 3-2 victory in 10 innings over the Serbin Jackrabbits at Voelkel/Koether Field at the Fayette County Fairgrounds Sunday. An early 2-0 lead for La Grange was erased when Serbin scored two runs in the top of the fourth inning on a La Grange throwing error
 
Mon
21
Jul

Locals Earn All-State Baseball Honors in 1A

Several Fayette County baseball players were named to the Class 1A Texas Sports Writers Association All-State baseball
team which was released Sunday. Flatonia senior Will Bruns was named a First Team catcher. Fayetteville senior Logan
Stoelke was picked as a First Team shortstop 
 

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