On Saturday, the Badgers’ varsity wrestling team competed in a dual team tournament. The Badgers won two out of the four duals in their pool, with wins over Akins and

The LMS seventh-grade “A” Lady Badgers fell to Fredericksburg at home 47-14. “The girls knew what to expect this time and started off very aggressive,” coach Tami Hurst said. “We

Central Texas, and the Badgers’ football district, will be well-represented in the state football semifinals. Liberty Hill advanced to the 4A Div. I semifinals with a 31-17 regional finals victory

HAROLD HARTON | COURTESY PHOTO

In 1952, several of the local “gun nuts,” including me, discovered the .243-diameter wildcat experimenting that was going on in the firearms world. Several got on the bandwagon and had

Raven Wade, left, goes for a rebound in a Friday afternoon game against Bosqueville at the Hamilton tournament. Including the overtime win over Bosqueville, Lampasas has won seven of its

1. Levelland
2. Waco Connally
3. Glen Rose
4. Bridgeport
5. Stephenville
6. Canyon
7. Dallas Lincoln
8. Canton
9. Beeville Jones
10. Houston Wheatley
11. Houston Yates
12. Sour Lake Hardin-
Jefferson
13. Lampasas

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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The Badgers beat Brady 74-47 on Tuesday for their fifth win in six games. The Badgers (6-5) moved above .500 for the second time this year and had their highest

Lampasas senior lineman Josh Ritter was named to the Texas High School Coaches Association first-team academic all-state team. Linebacker David Denis and tight end Owen Davis, also seniors, made the

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