Jelecia Magee-Hodges goes on a fast break, and Kamri Corbin, left, follows in transition as the 7th-ranked Lady Badgers beat Luling, a 3A state-ranked team, Friday night. The final score was 73-65.

 The Lady Badgers -- No. 7 in the TGCA basketball poll -- beat Luling, a 3A state-ranked team, Friday night. Kamri Corbin hit a three-pointer to give the Lady Badgers their first lead, 9-7, and Lampasas gradually pulled away for a 73-65 win.

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Diane Hurst scored 13 points in the first quarter alone as Lampasas took a huge 23-4 lead in the opening period Tuesday night. The Lady Badgers cruised 60-22 over the

Lampasas beat Georgetown Gateway Prep 67-64 in overtime – the Badgers’ third game in a row decided at the buzzer. A last-second, three-point attempt by the Gators was off target,

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The Lady Badgers won a duel wrestling match against Round Rock McNeil 24-12 Wednesday at Cedar Ridge High School. Individually, Lampasas’ varsity boys “had some great matches, but came up

The Dispatch Record will accept votes from readers for the top local sports highlight of 2018. Votes will be accepted through Dec. 21 at 5 p.m. Readers are encouraged to

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Lometa (7-5) soared past the Smoking for Jesus Christian School Eagles 53-17 in varsity boys’ basketball Tuesday night. Head coach Frank Reyes II said his Hornets “had a slow start

Niko Lewis, left, and Ryan Linney guard a Gateway JV player in the Badgers’ 50-40 loss on Tuesday. Linney’s 21 points led the Badgers. The Badger freshmen (10-4) beat the

Lampasas High School football, volleyball and cross country teams will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at LHS for the annual fall sports ceremony. Teams will have award ceremonies in separate

At Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Misti Talbert, front center, presents a Community Champion award to Kenna Whitehead. The mayor recognized Whitehead for her support of extracurricular activities, including making

Lampasas High School head tennis coach Kenneth Peiser was given the 4A Coach of the Year award at a ceremony Friday in Horseshoe Bay. The Texas Tennis Coaches Association annual meeting is one the biggest state gatherings of tennis coaches in the U.S. Friday’s crowd was estimated at about 300.

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