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Lady Indians rout Santo

April 25, 2015

The Lipan Lady Indians defeated Santo in a wild District 13-2A softball contest Monday, 24-14.

Both teams scored in every inning of the contest that was called after five innings.

They combined for 22 hits (Lipan 13,Santo 9), 19 errors (Santo 10, Lipan 9), 17 walks (Lipan 13, Santo 4) and left a dozen runners on base (Santo 7, Lipan 5).

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Lipan golfers qualify for regional tournament

April 11, 2015

The Lipan Lady Indians qualified as a team for regionals and Jace Walker qualified individually from the Indians from Monday’s District 18-A Golf Tournament at Holiday Hills Country Club in Mineral Wells.

The Lady Indians finished second behind Huckabay. Lipan shot 542 to Huckabay’s 517.

The Lady Indians had the tournament’s individual champion as Jazmine Yanez shot 119.

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Indians fall in shutout at De Leon

April 1, 2015

The Lipan Indians struggled in a District 13-2A baseball game at De Leon Friday, falling 10-0.

Brayden Jones collected the lone hit for the Indians, who fell to 0-3, with all three games being district contests.

The Indians were back in action last night at home against Gordon.

Baseball

Lipan 000 000 – 0 1 0

De Leon 310 240 x – 10 14 0

Lipan (0-3, 0-3 in District 13-2A) pitching – Clifton Campbell 4.1 innings, 9 hits, 7 runs (6 earned), 2 walks, 2 strikeouts; Rhyder David 1.2 innings, 5 hits, 3 runs (1 earned), 0 walks, 1 strikeout.

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Lipan competes at Gordon

April 1, 2015

The Lipan Indians and Lady Indians ran their first track meet of the season Thursday in Gordon.

The Indians scored 34 points and the Lady Indians scored 15.

Leading the Lipan contingent was Keith Stafford, who won two gold medals. He took first place in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11 minutes and 32 seconds.

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Five Indians on All-18-A

March 25, 2015

Brent Gaylor’s first season as varsity boys basketball coach started out a little rocky.

It ended with smiles, especially when he thinks of the future of the program.

All five starters will return next season, and four of those were recently honored on the All-District 18-A Team chosen by the league’s coaches.

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Lady Indians have sights set on return

March 18, 2015
Lady Indians have sights set on return

The Amber Branson coaching era at Lipan has been consistently impressive, yet she doesn’t seek the spotlight.

Branson rarely poses for celebration pictures when her basketball teams have posed numerous times with trophies they have earned. She stands aside and lets her players have all the attention.

Branson may be softspoken and low-key, but her record speaks loudly.

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Roberts, Peregrino named TGCA All-State

March 18, 2015

Lanie Roberts and Hannah Peregrino each led their teams to great success this season, and now each has been recognized by the Texas Girls Coaches Association for their accomplishments.

Both have been named to the All-State Teams in their respective classes (1A for Roberts, 2A for Peregrino). Each is among the top 40 players in Texas in their class.

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Lipan falls as Nazareth wins 20th

March 11, 2015
Lipan falls as Nazareth wins 20th

SAN ANTONIO – Joe Lombard, who won his 17th girls basketball state championship on Saturday coaching Class 5A Canyon, has said that the single most important factor in his success was emphasis on strong fundamentals.

Nazareth, his former team, has continued that tradition. The Swiftettes defeated Lipan, 56-40, in the Class A state final on Saturday in the Alamodome to earn their 20th girls state title.

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The Gang’s All Here

March 11, 2015
The Gang’s All Here

When the Lipan Lady Indians play in the state basketball tournament, the fans are ready to travel. Fans cheered the team Thursday in the semi finals. Some spent Friday on the San Antonio River Walk, enjoying the mariachi bands and viewing the Alamo. Though the fans cheered with passion during Saturday’s championship game, the Nazereth Swiftettes defeated Lipan, 56-40, in the Class A state final in the Alamodome.

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No. 1 or No. 20, all the folks will be there

March 7, 2015
No. 1 or No. 20, all the folks will be there

A recent survey lists Borden, with a population of 2, as the least populated town in Texas.

That survey obviously wasn’t taken the weekend of the Girls State Basketball Tournament. Lipan and Nazareth are ghost towns this weekend.

It’s hard to imagine a Class A Girls State Basketball Tournament without Lipan and/or Nazareth in the field.

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