Kakehashi: a bridge between worlds

In Japanese, the word “kakehashi” translates loosely to “bridge,” meaning a bridge between nations. Bridging cultural gaps was exactly what Lampasas High School senior Alexis Hamilton had the opportunity to

Whitehead, Porter untouchable on offense

The Badgers tied a school record for most single-season wins (12), tied their seasonbest scoring, and Jaylon Porter had his career-best receiving day as Lampasas beat Needville 66-44. Lampasas (12-1)

Abby Martin (1) dives for a loose ball.

Lampasas beat Luling 63-39 at home Tuesday to enter the Thanksgiving break at 9-2 in varsity girls' basketball. 

Abby Martin scored nine points. Jessica Ball scored eight, including a pair of three-pointers in the third quarter. 

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Lampasas beat Gonzales 56-6 on Friday to win the area football championship. This was the Badgers' first area title since 1993.

Lampasas (11-1) will play Needville (10-2) at noon on Nov. 30 at the Alamodome in San Antonio for the regional semifinals. 


On Monday morning, a number of notable “celebrities” arrived at Taylor Creek Elementary School to educate and inspire students. At the invitation of reading interventionist Vickie McQueen, characters such as


Lampasas head coach Troy Rogers puts his money where his mouth is with his slogan “Fast, physical, fearless.” That’s why (with a four-touchdown, fourth-quarter lead) his 5’5” running back Jack