Enrique Prado, right, follows a block by Alonso Caso in a dominant 76-26 Lometa victory.

With their highest scoring since Kyle Molter’s 13-touchdown game in 2015, the Lometa Hornets beat the Rochelle Hornets 76-26 on the road Friday. 

Events of 2020 add to law enforcement recruiting challenges

Police departments and sheriff’s offices across the country have reported falling numbers of recruits, and they have struggled to maintain a full staff of sworn officers and deputies for years. The challenges for the Lampasas Police Department and Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office are no exceptions.

No. 25 Lometa aims for fourth straight win

While other football games across Texas were canceled this week on short notice, the Lometa Hornets and Rochelle Hornets still planned to play on Friday at Rochelle.

Ethan Moreno

Ethan Moreno (#12, who later changed his number to 21) goes up for a pass early this season. Lampasas is 3-0 but potentially will have a third straight off week on Oct. 2. JEFF LOWE

Cade White lunges

Cade White lunges to make a tackle in a home game earlier this season. JEFF LOWE

Lometa Homecoming Court candidates announced

The Lometa Homecoming football game that was scheduled for Sept. 18 against Cranfills Gap was canceled because Cranfills Gap had athletes test postitive for COVID-19, Lometa Independent School District Superintendent David Fisher said. Crowningceremony details had not been announced at press time, but the Lometa Homecoming Queen nominees include, front left to right, Sierra Tower, Sami Thompson, Holly Hines, Emily Hobson, Adalee Hale and Shyanne Tower. Nominees for King include, left to right, Hoss Guthrie, Corbin Cline, Enrique Caso Prado, Dyllen Workmon, Francisco Jaimes and Luis Acevedo.