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Lamar Tigers advance to State

Lamar Tigers advance to State

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Terry Redman The Lamar Tigers received the kick to start the second half of the semi-final game against Malden. Sixteen plays and more than eight…

Lamar Elks hold hoop shoot

Lamar Elks hold hoop shoot

The Elks National Hoop Shoot is a free throw contest open to youth ages eight to 13. Local winning contestants advance through local, district, state, regional and national competitions and…

Lamar is headed to state playoff

Lamar is headed to state playoff

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Lamar senior quarterback Tripp Tucker plows through a would-be tackler as he follows the block of classmate Derek Henderson. Also shown for the Tigers is Trenton Mooney.…

Tigers one game away

Tigers one game away

By CHRIS MORROW MALDEN-A balanced offensive attack and a smothering defense propelled the Lamar Tigers past Malden 28-2 and into the Class 2 state title game for the fourth straight…

Tucker signs to pitch for PSU

Tucker signs to pitch for PSU

When Tripp Tucker started out playing t-ball at the ripe old age of five, who would have thought that years later he would be a senior at Lamar High School,…

Lamar advances to semi-finals

Lamar advances to semi-finals

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Terry Redman Lamar sophomore quarterback No. 5 Matt Whyman avoids this defender on his way to a big gain in Lamar’s 48-17 victory over Strafford.…

Percy recognized for generous contribution of fireworks

Percy recognized for generous contribution of fireworks

Photo for Lamar Democrat by Terry Redman Before the quarterfinal game vs. Strafford on Friday, Nov. 14, Lamar Booster Club President Julie Whyman made a special presentation to Bill Percy.…

CatTracks win first place trophy

CatTracks win first place trophy

CatTracks won the first place team trophy at its own home meet at the Fair Acres Family YMCA on October 25. Pat Jones from YMCA Springfield finished in second place,…

Tigers topple Indians

Tigers topple Indians

By CHRIS MORROW The Lamar Tigers are two games away from a fourth consecutive Class 2 state championship thanks in large part to the play of their secondary in Friday…

Overstreet to run Cross Country for PSU

Overstreet to run Cross Country for PSU

Kaden Overstreet signed with Pittsburg State University on Wednesday, Nov. 12, to run Cross Country. Kaden, the son of Jamie and Melissa Overstreet, Lamar, is coached by Rodney Baldridge. During…