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Lady Indians down Peaster; boys lose

December 13, 2014

The second-ranked Lipan Lady Indians outscored Peaster Tuesday night in a nondistrict girls basketball contest in Lipan, 55-50.

Lanie Roberts came through again with 31 points and also led the Lady Indians in rebounds, with 9.

Bryanna Phelps chipped in with 13 points in the winning cause.

Lipan outscored Peaster 15-7 in the second quarter for a 30-22 advantage and managed to hold off the visitors in the second half.

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Lipan girls rally, win tourney

December 10, 2014
Lipan  girls rally, win tourney

LIPAN – The Lipan basketball girls rallied from a 16-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat Class 3A Keene Saturday, earning the girls crown in the inaugural Texstar Lipan Tournament of Champions.

Lipan’s Lanie Roberts, a junior who scored 86 points – including 38 in a win over Tenaha Thursday – was named Most Valuable Player among the girls.

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Keene hands Lady Indians 2nd loss

December 6, 2014
Keene hands Lady Indians 2nd loss

The Lipan girls, ranked No. 1 in the state in one Class A poll, lost for the second straight time, 62-56, at Class 3A Keene.

The Lady Indians entered the game coming off their only other loss, but were the No. 1 team in this week’s Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class A rankings.

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Indians fall to 3A Keene

December 6, 2014
Indians fall to 3A Keene

The Class A Lipan boys basketball team suffered 26 turnovers under duress Tuesday night in a 56-36 road loss to Class 3A Keene.

Keene jumped to a 21-10 lead in the first quarter and led 37-20 at intermission.

Jace Walker provided a game-high 17 points for the Indians. Teammate Tanden Foust added 7.

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Lipan hosting tournament starting Thursday

December 2, 2014

Lipan’s Tournament of Champions, featuring seven girls basketball teams and six boys teams, begins Thursday. Games will be played on Jimmy Tate Court, and in Lipan’s new gym.

Blum entered the boys as well as the girls division, but the boys had to cancel because of being in the Class A football semifinal playoff round.

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No. 1 Lipan girls fall to Class 4A Sanger

December 2, 2014

The Lipan girls suffered 39 turnovers Saturday for their Homecoming basketball game, falling to Class 4A Sanger, 80-70 for their first loss of the season.

Lipan’s Lanie Roberts came close to a triple double, scoring 33 points, grabbing 12 rebounds and posting 9 steals.

Lipan, now 6-1, went into the game ranked No.

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Lipan boys win in OT

December 2, 2014
Lipan boys win in OT

The Lipan boys got a steal and made the winning layup late in overtime to grab a 48-46 Homecoming basketball victory over Ector Saturday.

Lipan coach Brent Gaylor said that freshman Brayden Jones hit a 3-point basket at the end of the first and third quarters to give the Indians (2-1) the lead.

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Indians lose to Zephyr, 55-43

November 29, 2014

The Lipan boys basketball squad was defeated by Zephyr at home Tuesday night in a nondistrict contest, 55-43.

Coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians turned the ball over 23 times in the setback, which leveled Lipan’s record at 1-1 on the season.

Meanwhile, Zephyr’s offensive attack was a ball of fire, with the Bulldogs nailing over 60 percent of their shots from the field.

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Lipan girls win Hamilton tourney

November 26, 2014

Top-ranked Lipan rolled through the Hamilton girls basketball tournament over the weekend, improving to 6-0 on the season.

Coach Amber Branson’s Lady Indians beat Salado 73-29 in the opening round.

On Friday they downed Gatesville, 56-31.

In Saturday’s championship game, Lipan topped host Hamilton, 53-33.

The tournament’s Most Valuable Player Lanie Roberts scored 25 points for Lipan in the tournament final, and added 7 rebounds and 4 steals.

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Young Lipan boys have new coach

November 22, 2014

Basketball expectations are always high in Lipan.

That’s one reason Brent Gaylor took the job as the boys head coach.

Gaylor had been head coach at Class 2A Childress the last nine seasons. He led Childress to the regional tournament three times, including back-to-back seasons in which the Bobcats were 30-6 and 31-5.

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