Thunderstorms are possible Monday, and strong to severe storms will be possible Tuesday through Wednesday, meteorologists said.

The Fredericksburg Lady Billies beat the Lady Badgers 17-4 in Lampasas on Tuesday to start a best-of-three softball playoff series.

Hannah Greenberg hit a two-run homer for Lampasas, but that big play was overshadowed by Fredericksburg's five homers. 

Game two is scheduled tentatively for Thursday in Fredericksburg  at 6 p.m. Because of rain, it could be moved to Wimberley if field conditions are better there. . 

Severe storms predicted wednesday

by Alexandria Randolph

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook at 4 a.m. Wednesday for Lampasas, Hamilton, Coryell, Bell and surrounding counties.

The outlook cited storms forecast for Wednesday afternoon.

Koby Allen had the Badgers' highest placement in field events, second place in the area discus contest.

At the area track meet in Liberty Hill on Monday, the following Lampasas athletes qualified for regionals by placing in the top four. 

Boys' discus

2. Koby Allen 146'9"

Girls' discus

4. Elizabeth Groves 113'04"

Nate Shaw runs to third base during the Badger varsity baseball team’s 9-1 win over Salado on Friday. Lampasas will face Salado on the road today at 7 p.m.

By David Lowe
Dispatch Record 

The Lampasas City Council voted last week to approve the first reading of an ordinance to prevent registered sex offenders from living within 1,000 feet of schools, parks and other specified places where children gather.