Sports

Thu
18
Sep

Leps Earning Lots of Statewide Respect

There is no question that the La Grange football team is getting a lot of state-wide respect after starting the season with
three consecutive wins over Liberty Hill, Columbus and La Vernia. And the Leps deserve every bit of that respect. That win  over Liberty Hill continues to look better and better because since that loss to La Grange the Panthers have beaten Brenham and Brownwood. In fact, all three of La Grange’s foes so far this season are undefeated – expect for when they’ve played the Leps
 
Tue
16
Sep

Schulenburg Homecoming Royalty

Schulenburg held its homecoming festivities last week, capped off by Friday’s football game. At that game the homecoming royalty was announced. Shown above, from left to right are Band Sweetheart Mallory Vrazel and Band Beau Albert Velazquez, Football Sweetheart Kelsie Fietsam, Homecoming King Andre’ Jones and Homecoming Queen Shannon Mikesky.

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Tue
16
Sep

Leps Knock Off No. 8 La Vernia 34-22

By JEFF WICK.
 
In maybe the most impressive regular season football victory of the five year Coach Matt Kates-era at La Grange, the No. 12-ranked Leps popped No. 8 La Vernia 34-22 Friday night. “We wanted to come out and make a statement against a really good football team,” Kates said. “We knew we had a good football team, and tonight maybe proved it to some more people.”

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Thu
11
Sep

Flatonia vs. Woodsboro

Of Note: Woodsboro has had a rough start to the season but it won’t get any easier with a stout Flatonia team coming into town. Woodsboro lost in the season opener 28-7 to Nixon-Smiley and then lost to Skidmore-Tynan 39-34 last week.
 
Thu
11
Sep

LG Splits Matches Tuesday; Horns/FHS Win District Openers

It was an up-and down night for the La Grange volleyball team Tuesday at home. The Lady Leps swept Round Top- Carmine 25-13, 25-9, 26-24 but then was swept by Canyon Lake . “Too many hitting errors,” said La Grange head coach Ann Rigden, of the struggles in the Canyon Lake match. “We’re really struggling with our hitting.” The good news is that even with the
struggles, the Lady Leps have still built a 22-8 overall record this season
 
Mon
08
Sep

Leps Deck the Cards

In the season opener the La Grange football team proved just how quickly they could jump out to a big lead. Friday the Leps proved they are just as dangerous late in games too. La Grange rallied from a 6-0 deficit late in the second quarter and scored 29 unanswered points to beat Columbus 29-6.
 
Mon
08
Sep

Soccer Stars With Local Ties

Several girls with local ties to the Fayetteville and Shelby area were on the Brenham Thunderbolts 13-under girls soccer team that went 5-1 to finish second in the Houston Labor Day Cup soccer tournament held over the Labor Day weekend. The
18 team bracket consisted of teams from New Orleans to San Antonio
 
Mon
08
Sep

Lady Leps Won Consolation Title At Hays Volleyball Tournament

The La Grange volleyball team continues to play very well and won six of their eight matches over the weekend at the Hays Tournament to claim the consolation title in the 25-team tourney. La Grange’s Riley Fisbeck was named to the all-tournament
team. The Lady Leps now have a 21-7 overall record heading into Tuesday’s home dual match. La Grange hosts Round Top-
Carmine at 5 p.m. followed by a match against Canyon Lake.
 
Thu
04
Sep

World Series Champs

Two local Fayette County boys were on the 14-under Tri-County baseball team that won the Babe Ruth World Series in Ocala,
Florida recently: Cole Garlin & Braden Rohde. Garlin was awarded the Ron Tellefsen Player of the Game in the game
against New Jersey
 
Thu
04
Sep

The La Grange Lady Leps celebrate

The La Grange Lady Leps celebrate a point in last week’s victory o ver Bryan High. After a week off from game action, the girls play this weekend at the Hays Tourney.
 

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