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Indians advance to area

February 19, 2014
Indians advance to area

TOLAR – The Lipan Indians celebrated their return to the playoffs with a 74-49 thumping of Walnut Springs in their Class A Division II bidistrict basketball game Monday at Tolar High School.

The Indians missed the playoffs in 2013, their first vacation from the postseason in a couple decades.

The victory moved the Indians (14-15) into an area-round matchup against Coolidge (24-1).

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Second quarter costly for Indians

February 15, 2014

Save for a 20-8 run by Huckabay in the second quarter, the Lipan Indians controlled much of the game against Huckabay, the state’s No. 9 team Wednesday in Huckabay.

Lipan outscored Huckabay in three of the four quarters, but still lost the game 59-54.

“It was a very competitive game from start to finish,” said Lipan coach Cody Chandler.

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Lipan girls make short work of Goldthwaite

February 12, 2014

In what was expected to be one of their biggest tests of the season, the Lipan Lady Indians made short work of Goldthwaite in a Class A playoff warmup basketball game Saturday, 64-29.

The game, played in Gorman, featured the Lady Indians (32-1), the No. 1 team in the state in Class A Division II against Goldthwaite (20-6), the No.

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Indians settle for third place in District 17-A

February 12, 2014

For seven of the eight quarters they played each other in District 17-A, the Lipan Indians and Lingleville played back-and-forth basketball.

Then came the fourth quarter of Friday’s game in Lipan.

Lingleville outscored the Indians 33-25 in the final period to pull away for an 84-73 victory.

The win kept Lingleville (22-3, 8-1 in District 17-A), No.

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Indians keep title hopes alive

February 8, 2014

The Lipan Indians broke open a close game with a pair of big second-half runs to drop visiting Gordon 75-40 Tuesday night.

Lipan (13-13, 6-2 in 17-A) had already clinched a playoff berth, but also has a chance at a share of the district championship with Lingleville and Huckabay.

Lingleville is No.

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Lipan runs table on 17-A foes

February 8, 2014

The Lipan Lady Indians completed a perfect run through District 17-A Tuesday with a 97-19 shellacking of Gordon at home.

Lanie Roberts led Lipan Tuesday with 31 points. Kylee Cross added 18 and Shauna Coleman scored 16. Roberts and Coleman also pulled down nine rebounds each.

The Lady Indians won for a 31st consecutive game, improving to 31-1 overall and 10-0 in District 17-A.

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Lipan girls clinch 17-A

February 5, 2014

There will be no sharing of the District 17-A girls basketball championship this season.

The Lipan Lady Indians made certain of that Friday with a 69-44 victory at Strawn.

The victory for Lipan (30-1) improved them to 9-0 in district, two games up on runner-up Strawn (19-9, 7-2), whose only two losses in the league have to been to the Lady Indians.

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Indians seal playoffs

February 5, 2014

The Lipan Indians are back in the playoffs.

Friday’s 72-60 victory in Strawn secured their return after having missed last season, the first miss in a couple of decades.

But coach Cody Chandler said his team has even more in their sights.

“The victory clinched a playoff birth, and put us in position to be able to force a possible three-way tie for first place in district,” he said.

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Roberts’ 40 leads Lipan

February 1, 2014
Roberts’ 40 leads Lipan

The Lipan Lady Indians set themselves up for the game they wanted with an 86-47 victory at Gorman Tuesday.

Led by Lanie Roberts’ career high of 40 points to go with 11 steals and nine rebounds, the Lady Indians (29-1, 8-0 in 17-A) rolled into Strawn last night with a one-game lead and a chance to clinch district.

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Indians rebound with road win at Gorman

February 1, 2014

The Lipan Indians used a 20-9 second-quarter run to open up a 15-point halftime advantage on their way to a 59-42 victory in a District 17-A basketball game at Gorman Tuesday.

The Indians (11-13 overall) improved to 4-2 in district and remained in third place behind Lingleville, No. 9 in the state, and No.

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