The Lipan Lady Indians ran to a fourth-place finish at the Brock Cross Country Meet recently.
Lipan was led by the first-place individual finish of Lanie Roberts, who ran the 2-mile course in 12 minutes and 42 seconds. Catherine Thormann was 10th with a clocking of 14:08.
Also for Lipan, Shelby Bontke finished in 15:02, Nicole Reid clocked a 15:12, and Bryanna Phelps posted a 15:30.… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers finally played a home football game Friday night.
They are, however, still looking for their first home victory as the latest contest in their grueling schedule resulted in a 54-44 loss to public school Lingleville.
The Pioneers (1-3) led 38-30 after three quarters, but the Cardinals (3-1) finished with a 24-6 flurry to rally for the victory.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians won their second consecutive home cross country meet this season, topping the field in the Lipan Range Run.
The Lady Indians scored 57 points to edge runner-up Breckenridge with 63. In cross country, the lower the score the better.
Lipan was led by Shauna Coleman, who finished the 2-mile course in 14 minutes and 3 seconds. Lanie Roberts was sixth with a time of 14:28.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians began the cross country season by winning the first Hillbilly Relays. Coach Amber Branson termed the event a “great success.”
The race was a different format than usual. It was a 6-mile relay race, with teams having four runners. Each runner covered 1.5 miles.
Lipan’s quartet was led by Lanie Roberts, who clocked a time of 8 minutes and 47 seconds.… Read the rest
Long known for basketball success, the 2012-13 sports year for Lipan was highlighted by its spring success.
There was no sport in the spring in which the Indians and Lady Indians did not have a team or person in post-district competition.
Highlighting the spring was the track team, which sent a record four athletes to the Class A Division II State Meet.… Read the rest
Coming off arguably the most successful baseball season in Lipan history, the Indians were well-represented on the All-District 10-A Team chosen by the league’s coaches.
Seven Indians were honored, led by freshman shortstop hitter Lance Ferguson as the Newcomer of the Year.
Senior Colby Clinton was named first-team pitcher and junior Trevor Hedeman was chosen first-team outfielder. … Read the rest
There were no gold medals brought home.
No silver or bronze.
But there is plenty of optimism that that those might be in the future for the Lipan track team after sending a school-record four competitors to last weekend’s Class A Division II State Track and Field Meet in Austin. … Read the rest
Known much more for its statewide basketball success than its track program, things are a little flip-flopped this year in Lipan.
Neither basketball team made it to Austin, though the Lady Indians were ranked among the state’s elite all season.
And now FOUR members of the track team are preparing to compete in the Class A Division II State Track and Field Meet Friday and Saturday at the University of Texas in Austin.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians wrapped up what is believed to have been the school’s most successful baseball season ever Saturday, dropping a best-of-three Class A playoff series to Chico in Jacksboro.
The Dragons won the first game on Friday, 12-2. The Indians bounced back to level the series with an 11-10 victory Saturday. In the deciding game, also Saturday, the teams were tied 6-6 going into the bottom of the fifth when the Dragons scored 10 runs.… Read the rest
Despite a late rally, the Lipan Indians dropped their regular-season baseball final at Albany, 7-6, Monday.
The Indians (9-5) are playing Chico in a best-of-three Class A bidistrict series this weekendwith all of the games in Jacksboro. If the series goes to a third game, it will be played today at 1 p.m. … Read the rest