The La Vernia Bears defeated Lampasas 51-50 in overtime in Friday's non-district varsity football game.

The Badgers posted a 24-0 lead near the middle of the second quarter. The Bears closed the gap to 24-14 at halftime. The score at the end of regulation was 44-44.

Victor Vargas, left, blocks for Lane Evans (10).

The Lometa Hornets (1-3) topped the Mullin Bulldogs (1-3) in varsity football Thursday night at Mullin. Lometa coach D.T. Torres said his team turned the tide in the second quarter after Mullin got on the scoreboard first. Lometa came away with several interception returns for touchdowns.

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The Badgers will get their second shot at an undefeated, top-10 team this week when they head to La Vernia. Lorena (3-0), ranked 10th in Conference 4A Div. II, handed

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Lometa’s varsity boys and varsity girls both earned silver in the team standings at the Hornets’ home cross country meet Wednesday. “I was happy to see so many kids earn

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Lampasas Middle School finished third in the seventhgrade boys’, seventh-grade girls’ and eighth-grade boys’ divisions of the cross country meet in Lometa on Wednesday. The Lady Badger eighthgraders placed fifth.

The Badgers’ seventh-grade “A” team (0-2) lost 14-0 to Brownwood in Wednesday’s football game at home. “Xaiah Drayton had a really good game rushing the ball and in the return

The 20th Annual Lampasas County Republican Golf Tournament and Picnic Fundraiser is Oct. 6 at Hancock Park Golf Course. Continental breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., with tee time

Conditions are shaping up for an excellent early teal hunting season. Waterfowl biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department say early migrations of birds into the state, along with

Friday, Sept. 28 Varsity football vs. Gorman Wednesday, Sept. 26 Cross country at Priddy 7:30 p.m.

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