Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:29am
By H.H. HOWZE
Bicyclists are attracted to Fayette County like bees to honey. The spandex-clad riders come mostly in clusters, from small club groups to huge annual migrations like the MS-150. But occasionally there is a solo rider on a long distance trip. FCR interviewed one fellow several years ago who was close to completing a round-the-world adventure. More often these loners are bound coast to coast, usually west to east. That’s because Fayette County is on what’s known as the Southern Tier Bicycle Route from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/19/2015 - 12:24pm
By JEFF WICK
Since the La Grange soccer program began seven years ago, it’s often been an uphill battle for the Leps and Lady Leps having to compete against more established programs at much bigger schools. But this year the boys and girls soccer teams achieved a huge milestone for the program as both squads have earned their first ever playoff berths.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/19/2015 - 12:22pm
Packed in a gym with 750 plus viewers and other students presented no fear to La Grange United Tae Kwon Do. Local participants won 17 first place and 13 second place trophies after facing-off against over 150 tough competitors from areas including Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:24pm
Wet fields caused more than a few changes to the schedule of the La Grange varsity Invitational Thursday through Saturday. One thing that remained constant, however, was the strong play of the La Grange varsity baseball team.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:17pm
Schulenburg Superintendent Lisa Meysembourg hands out state bronze medals to the members of the Shorthorn boys basketball team on the court at the Alamodome Friday just moments after the team lost their state semifinal game to Dallardsville Big Sandy.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:30am
Colton Stahl, a member of the Fayette County 4-H Shooting Sports club recently competed in the San Antonio Livestock Show & Rodeo Shoot-Out Lewis Class I Competition. He shot 98 out of 100 Trap. He won 3rd place overall out of over 800 shooters. In 2014, he also received 3rd place.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:19pm
At a recent ceremony in Baton Rouge, La Grange native Dylan Supak was named the 2014 Female Scholar Athlete of the Year by the Louisiana State University Tiger Athletic Foundation. Supak was also given the Wally Pontiff Jr. Academic Excellence Award in recognition of superior academic achievement. Supak maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average last year and is planning to go to medical school after graduating from LSU.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:18pm
By JEFF WICK
This season of excellence just keeps getting better for the La Grange softball team. The defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Lady Leps travelled to the A&M Consolidated Tournament over the weekend and went 5-0 to up their record to a perfect 15-0 this season.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 1:16pm
For the first time in school history, the Schulenburg boys basketball team is headed to the state tournament! The next stop is the Alamodome for the Shorthorns after a wild two days in New Braunfels at the regional tournament. Friday in the regional semifinals the Schulenburg boys knocked off San Isidro 62-53 behind the balanced attack that saw four Shorthorns score in double figures led by a 17-point night by Tyler Thompson.