Sports

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 
 
Thu
17
Jul

LG Minor Girls Win Sectional Title

The La Grange Minor Girls all-stars are headed to the Texas East State softball tournament after winning the sectional title
in dramatic fashion Monday in Bastrop. La Grange had won their first two games of the doubleelimination event in strong
fashion Friday and Saturday, but then lost to Bryan National 6-5 Monday, but then bounced back in the title game to get revenge over Bryan 9-8.
 
Thu
17
Jul

Tri-County Headed to Eagle Pass

The 13-Year-Old Texas Tri-County Babe Ruth all-stars will be playing in the Regional tournament in Eagle Pass starting Friday, July 25. The team is pictured above. Front row, left to right: Hadyn McIntyre (La Grange), Austin Wick (La Grange), Ryan Hermes (Hallettsville), Sam Brown (Hallettsville), Ryan Becka (La Grange), Hunter Schulz (Schulenburg), and Seth Patten (Schulenburg). Back row: Coach Kyle McIntyre, Manager Donnie Becka, Cory Heger (Schulenburg), Scooter Adams (Hallettsville), Jerrette Brown (Columbus), Mason Muras (La Grange), William Ackermann (Flatonia), and Coach Shannon Hermes
 
Mon
14
Jul

Memorable Reunion at Nygrin’s Retirement Party

Former Round Top-Carmine athletes turned out in full force for Tanya Nygrin’s retirement party on June 29, which was attended by about 150 people. Nygrin won five state volleyball titles at RTC and announced her retirement earlier this year after 28 years coaching at the school. Many of her former athletes are shown above wearing their state championship medals.
 

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