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The Lometa Lady Hornets won their district basketball opener against Cherokee 49-33 on Friday. Shyanne Tower had her second straight game with double-digit scoring, as she recorded 12 points. Jessica

Lampasas Middle School won three of the four girls’ basketball games at Salado Thursday night. On the boys’ side, the only LMS team to bring home a win was the

Dillon Best wrestles an opponent from Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock last week.

The Lampasas varsity girls earned three team victories in wrestling Saturday in Hutto and placed fourth in their pool. The boys faced tough competition from larger schools. The Lady Badgers were undefeated last week in team action, also earning a big win over Round Rock McNeil on Wednesday.

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

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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

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