Troy Rogers’ third year as the Badgers’ head football coach starts early Monday morning. The team’s practice schedule for the next two weeks follows. MONDAY, AUGUST 6 6:30–8:30 a.m. Conditioning/weights


The Lady Badgers lost about two-thirds of last year’s varsity squad, but coach Denise Ponder is still optimistic about her returning players. “Our back row is coming around,” Ponder said

Aug. 24 Belton Invitational Wildflower Country Club in Temple 8 a.m. Aug. 31 Pro-fit Invitational Wilson Park, Temple 8 a.m. Sept. 6 Midway Invitational Heart of Texas Soccer Complex, Waco

Incoming Lampasas freshman Juliana Dwamena winds up to throw the shot at the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation state track meet last weekend. Dwamena’s fourth-place shot put of 37’3” and fifth-place

Owen Stubbs reaches out for a pass on Thursday, the last day of the Badgers’ four-day football camp. Also pictured is Lampasas Middle School assistant coach Lance Garner, left. Stubbs

Sophia Storm competed in the 25-yard breaststroke Saturday at the TAAF State Games of Texas. Seeded 13th in the state, Sophia shaved nearly two seconds off her time to claim