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Lady Indians return to regional

February 28, 2015

EASTLAND – It’s a tradition.

The Lipan girls basketball squad is making another appearance in the Class A regional tournament.

The Lady Indians drummed District 18-A foe Huckabay, 69-25, Tuesday night at Eastland High School. The Class A regional quarterfinal triumph – which the Lady Indians led by 51 points late in the game – improved the Lipan girls’ season record to 30-3.

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Lipan boys fall to Throckmorton

February 28, 2015
Lipan boys fall to Throckmorton

EASTLAND – The makeup of the Lipan boys varsity basketball team easily could have been that of a junior varsity team – starting one freshman, two sophomores and a pair of juniors.

The Indians made great strides this season, grabbing the third-place playoff spot in District 18-A, but Tuesday night they were eliminated from postseason play by Throckmorton 76-60 in their bidistrict playoff game played at Eastland High School.

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Lipan girls within game of regionals

February 25, 2015
Lipan girls within game of regionals

HICO – It was another night at the office for Lanie Roberts and the Lipan girls basketball team.

Roberts recorded a triple double – 43 points, 16 rebounds and 12 steals – as the second-ranked Lady Indians (29-3) crushed Gustine, 86-34, in their Class A area playoff game at Hico High School.

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Lady Indians wait for foe after winning coin flip

February 14, 2015

Lipan’s Lady Indians finished their District 18-A slate as co-champions with Strawn after their 71-36 basketball victory over Gordon at home Tuesday night.

Coach Amber Branson’s second-ranked squad improved to 9-1 in district and 28-3 on the season.

School officials from Lipan and third-ranked Strawn had a coin flip via a FaceTime video call on Wednesday to determine which team will be the No.

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Lipan boys scorch Gordon, 83-21

February 14, 2015

TheLipan boys basketball squad evened its District 18-A record at 4-4 with a resounding 83-21 home victory over Gordon Tuesday night.

Coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians (9-18 on the season) remained in contention for a potential playoff spot. However, only three teams qualify for the postseason from each Class A district.

The Indians picked up 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocked shots from Derrick Cook in Tuesday’s win.

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Lipan girls win despite injuries

February 11, 2015

Even without their all-state leading scorer and two other key performers, the second-ranked Lipan Lady Indians still had more than enough ammunition to beat Huckabay in their District 18-A girls basketball contest on the road Friday night, 69-53.

Lipan, No. 2 in the state in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Association’s Class A girls rankings, finished the game with only five players as a result of injuries to two other team members.

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Indians lose to Huckabay

February 11, 2015

The Lipan boys basketball team lost by a 52-43 count to Huckabay Friday on the road in District 18-A action.

The Indians (3-4 in district) were led on offense by Lance Ferguson with 21 points, which included 6 3-point shots.

As a team, Lipan made 7 of 15 from 3-point range.

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Lipan girls punch Lingleville

February 7, 2015

The state-ranked and playoff-bound Lipan Lady Indians smashed Lingleville, 71-22, Tuesday night on the road in a District 18-A basketball matchup.

Last night’s contest against Huckabay left coach Amber Branson’s Lady Indians (7-1 in District 18-A, 26-3 overall) with just one more game – Tuesday at home against Gordon.

The Lipan girls are tied for the lead in the district with Strawn.

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Indians fall to Lingleville

February 7, 2015

The Lipan Indians were outscored by 14 in the first quarter Tuesday and couldn’t make up that deficit in a 55-40 District 18-A basketball road loss to Lingleville.

Derrick Cook led coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Teammate Tanden Foust added 8, but no one else had more than 5.

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Lipan boys post win over Gorman

February 4, 2015

The Lipan boys basketball team collected 21 points from Derrick Cook in a 56-47 District 18-A victory at home Friday.

Coach Brent Gaylor’s Indians moved up to 3-2 in district and 8-16 overall.

Cook hit 8 of 11 from the field and also made 5 of 6 free throws. He also led in rebounding, with 9.

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