Rio Grande turkey season is underway in the TPWD South Zone, which includes Blanco County, Gillespie County and generally areas south and west of those counties.

Softball temporarily stranded

Lady Badger Rose McAnally lays down a bunt in the Lady Badgers’ last home game before Spring Break on March 10. Teams throughout the country are waiting and could be waiting a while before high school leagues announce when play will resume. Lampasas had been scheduled to host Salado March 20 before schools were closed as a precaution against the coronavirus.

Lineman ranked one of best in Class of 2022

Lampasas sophomore guard Caden Thrift, a firstyear varsity football player, was named the state’s 13th best offensive lineman in his class according to Can’t Miss Sports.

Garrett Witcher, a Badger baseball graduate from the LHS Class of 2017, announced on social media he is transfering to Illinois State University.

Close finish for second and third in 1600m

Leilany Alvarez, left, finished second in the varsity 1600-meter run at her home track meet in Lampasas last week. Abby Valdez, right, placed third, within two seconds of Alvarez.