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Go Lanie, go!

May 23, 2015
Go Lanie, go!

Lipan track coach Ray Michou gets a video of Lanie Roberts on his phone as she runs the 1600-meter race at the UIL State Track and Field Meet last weekend in Austin. Roberts, a junior, finished fifth, her best showing in three consecutive years of competing at state.

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Roberts wanting more in 2016

May 20, 2015
Roberts wanting more in 2016

AUSTIN – Lanie Roberts couldn’t have asked for better weather. She likes running in cool temperature, and at 9:45 Friday night it was as cool as one could want this time of year in the state capital.

Rains earlier in the day set up the cooler temperatures, which had dipped into the mid-60s by race time once the downpour and ensuing drizzles had subsided and a nice breeze swept in.

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Lipan’s Roberts right at home in Austin

May 9, 2015
Lipan’s Roberts right at home in Austin

As much time as she’s spending there, perhaps Lanie Roberts should consider getting an apartment in Austin.

The Lipan High School junior will be making her sixth trip to the state capital for a sports event in three years. Next Friday (May 15) she will compete for a third straight year in the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet.

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Roberts making return journey for Lipan

May 6, 2015

Lanie Roberts is used to making trips to Austin.

Along with her two trips with the Lipan Lady Indians basketball team, she will soon be making her second in track.

Roberts qualified for the Class A State Track Meet May 15-16 by winning a gold medal in the 1600-meter run at the Region III Meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville this past weekend.

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Weather challenges athletes

May 2, 2015

Baseball and softball aren’t the only sports struggling to work around the rain this week. Area track athletes competing at regionals this weekend have had to make some adjustments because of the weather.

“It is difficult to schedule practice. It is hard to plan very far ahead,” said Lipan coach Ray Michou, who has five athletes competing this weekend at Tarleton State University in Stephenville.

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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.


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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