Sports

Lady Badgers Volleyball Won

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The Lady Badgers were able to pull out a five game series last night in Florence.

It was 25-16, 18-25, 17-25 and not looking too good after three, but the Lady Badgers came back with a two game streak, 25-17 and 15-9 to win it.

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Badger Tennis

The Badger Tennis team was upset by Cove yesterday.

Coach Kenneth Peiser reported a stormy match in Copperas Cove where the team started the matches, then a lightning delay stopped them. In their last meeting Lampasas had beat Cove’s team 12-7 and hoped for the same kind of results.

After the delay, Lampasas jumped to a 4-3 lead in doubles, as in a third set tie breaker Dwamena/Munoz won, as did Allan/Neary and Green/Dunning and Fesler/Aguirre. It looked good. Then it started to turn a bit with Lampen/Claussen losing in a tie breaker and the same thing happened to the mixed doubles team of Gonzales/Beavers.  

With the 4-3 lead under their belt, singles began with Dunning getting a quick win. Aguirre, Fesler, Lampen, and Dwamena all came off with wins that put Lampasas up 9-4.

But, as it sometimes happens, the other team began to come back. Green fell and Munoz , Claussen and Belanger fell. It was then 9-9 and down to Neary. He fought his way to a 7-6 match point but couldn’t finish off the opponent and fell in that match 7-9.

When it was over, Lampasas had lost to Cove 9-10, putting the Badger Tennis record now at 5-2. They will get a chance for revenge on the match in October when the teams meet again.

For now, they’re headed to Pflugerville on Friday.


Football season is underway with the second Varsity scrimmage to be against Elgin this Friday, Aug. 24 at 6:30pm, again at Badger Stadium.

The Freshmen/JV will scrimmage at 5pm.

The QB Club is inviting new members to join. Go to LampasasQBclub.com to sign up.

Copperas Cove CCYCL football is forming for the new year. It is for 3rd thru 6th graders, in two different divisions. Anyone in that area that is interested should contact the CCPARD Office at 254-542-2719 for more information. Basically it has a fee of $122 per player and practice will start the week of August 27th.

Grace Fellowship is forming its new Building Badgers Youth League which includes Flag Football (pre K – 3rd), Volleyball (3rd-6th grades) and Cheer (pre K-2nd grade). Sign up at gracefolks.org.

Cross Country will have their first competition run at the Belton Invitational on Aug. 24th at 8am.