The Lipan Indians, seeing their playoff chances slip away, rallied for their biggest victory of the season Tuesday in Graford.
A four-run outburst in the top of the seventh lifted the Indians to a 9-7 victory.
With the win, the Indians improved to 7-4 overall (all District 10-A games). They were hosting Baird yesterday evening, with the winner having the inside track to the third and final playoff berth.… Read the rest
Lipan pitcher Lance Ferguson almost unhittable against Eula.
Ferguson surrendered a one-out single in the top of the seventh inning in the Indians’ 8-0 victory.
Ferguson struck out 10 and walked one. He faced 23 batters, two above the minimum.
The Indians committed no errors.
“We played great defense all night with Lance throwing a great game,’ said Lipan coach Mike Permenter.… Read the rest
Lipan’s Brenda Ibarra is returning to regional tennis, but this time she’s going in the tournament as the District 16-A champion.
Last season Ibarra advanced to regionals as the district runner-up.
Ibarra breezed through district without losing a match. She disposed of her opponent from Priddy, 6-0, 6-0, followed by a 6-2, 6-1 win over a foe from Mullin in the semifinals.… Read the rest
Lipan qualifiers for the Class A Division II Region III Meet in Bullard April 25-26 include Jorge Hernandez, Catherine Thormann, Lanie Roberts, and Shelby Bontke.
Each reached state in 2013.
They will be joined by a host of other Indians and Lady Indians following the recent Area 17/18 Meet.
Roberts won two gold medals, taking first in the 800-meter run with a 2:39, and in the 1600 in six minutes.… Read the rest
Continuing what was an interesting week, the Lipan Indians dropped a 17-1 District 10-A baseball contest at Santo Tuesday.
The Indians won the first meeting at home, 8-7 on March 7.
The Indians (5-4, all 10-A games) managed one hit in the loss, a single by Lance Ferguson. Jorge Hernandez was hit by a pitch, while Brady Nelson and Cameron Earles each walked.… Read the rest
Sometimes all it takes is a little time to gel.
The Lipan Indians opened the season with a 15-6 loss at home to Ranger.
Friday, the Indians went to Ranger and won 16-8.
The win improved the Indians to 5-3 in District 10-A. They are in third place, and the top three teams advance to the playoffs.
Trevor Hedeman led Lipan offensively, going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles.… Read the rest
The Lipan Lady Indians prepared for the upcoming District 17-A Track Meet by finishing second at the Gordon Longhorn Relays recently, scoring 115 points. Gorman won with 146.
In the boys division, the Indians were eighth with 34 points. Host Gordon topped the field with 138.5.
The North Central Texas Academy boys were third with 92 points. The Lady Pioneers were sixth with 49.… Read the rest