BUSY WEEK AHEAD FOR BEARS
Lady Bears Volleyball vs Silsbee Lady Tigers – Tuesday @ LC-M HS
Lady Bears Volleyball vs Bridge City Lady Cardinals – Friday @ LC-M HS
Battlin’ Bears Football vs Lumberton Raiders – Friday @ Battlin’ Bear Stadium (7pm Kickoff)
October 23 vs LUMBERTON RAIDERS Pre-Sale Link (Active 10/19-10/22)
9th Football vs Lumberton Raiders – Thursday @ Battlin’ Bear Stadium (5pm)
JV Football @ Lumberton Raiders – Thursday @ Lumberton HS (5pm)
LADY BEARS SECURE PLAYOFF SPOT
October 20 (LC-M) – Coach Rhonda Williams and her Lady Bears are headed to the playoffs. LC-M took care of business as they downed the Silsbee Lady Tigers in straight sets 25-10, 25-19, 25-19 to secure a spot in the 22-4A playoff race. Trinity Williams led the Lady Bears with 11 kills, 10 points, and an ace. Alyssa Ammons added 6 kills, 13 service points, and 3 aces. Other standouts were Ariah Washington (6 kills/3 points/3aces), Chrissy Joseph (3 kills), Olivia Hogan (2 kills), Hallie Maddox (2 kills/10 points/4 aces), Shannel Anderson (6 points/4 aces), and Halle Lewis (3 points/1 ace). The Lady Bears (10-6, 7-4) will wrap up regular season play on Friday night against Bridge City.
FISHER CAPTURES 1ST AT MILLER INVITATIONAL
October 17 (Orange) – The Bears Cross Country team took part in the Rick Miller Invitational at Claiborne Park on Saturday morning. Belle Fisher (pictured above) captured 1st place in the girls 4A and Under 2-Mile with a time of 12:37.62. The girls team captured 3rd overall. Girls results are as follows: Karlie Seymour (11th – 14:35.68), Robyn Courmier (21st – 15:45.59), Jenna Hallman (24th – 15:56.78), DeAsia Tippins (32nd – 16:22.51), Miranda Keitz (36th – 16:56.82), and Danika Williamson (37th – 16:59.42). The boys team placed 5 overall with the following times in the 5000m Run: Kieffer Reed (8th – 19:39.56), Jacob Langlois (22nd – 21:13.62), Ryan Foreman (26th – 21:43.33), Chase Fisher (31st – 22:40.65), Jason Perez (40th – 24:22.67), Jonathan Butler (41st – 24:33.51), Jeremiah Alvarez (47th – 27:33.27), and Robert McBride (49th – 28:25.23).
VOLLEYBALL STAYS IN PLAYOFF HUNT
October 16 (LC-M) – The Lady Bears kept their playoff hopes alive with a big 5-set win over the visiting Orangefield Lady Bobcats. LC-M improved to 6-4 in district play and 9-6 overall with the 16-25, 25-12, 25-14, 24-26, 15-7 victory. Next up will be another key district match-up with Silsbee on Tuesday night at home in the Grove.
BATTLIN’ BEARS FALL AT VIDOR
October 16 (Vidor) – LC-M came in looking to pick up win #1 on the season and fought hard all four quarters. The Bears fell behind 14-0 in the 1st quarter but gained the momentum heading into the half as the defense forced a turnover of downs and then the offense put together a long 20-play drive that resulted in a 1 yard touchdown by junior quarterback Ashton Landry (pictured above) cutting the lead to 14-7 at the half. The Pirates (3-2, 1-1) scored three touchdowns in the second half as they would pull away for a 32-7 win. The Bears (0-5, 0-2) will be back home next Friday as they host Lumberton in another big district match-up.
2020 DISTRICT 10-4A STANDINGS
LADY BEARS SPLIT WITH VIDOR
October 13 (Vidor) – The Lady Bears played a pair of games with the Vidor Lady Pirates with playoff implications weighing heavy on the outcome of both. On Saturday afternoon the Lady Pirates came away with a 5-set win. Alyssa Ammons (pictured above) and the Lady Bears came back in Tuesday’s game and picked up the win in 4-sets 28-26, 21-25, 25-16, 26-24. LC-M now sits at 5-4 in district play and 8-6 overall with three big district games left on the schedule. All three games remaining are home games beginning with the Orangefield Lady Bobcats on Friday.
BEARS NIPPED BY HUFFMAN IN FINAL MINUTE
October 8 (Battlin’ Bear Stadium) – With the threat of Hurricane Delta looming the Battlin’ Bears Homecoming game and district opener with the Huffman Falcons was moved to Thursday night. The Bears fought hard and with just under two minutes left in game took a 10-7 lead on a 24 yard field goal by kicker Justin Rainey. The Falcons found a way to spoil the night though as they took advantage of a 58 yard kickoff return and a 5 yard penalty that gave them the ball on their own 27 yard line. With :57 seconds left Huffman quarterback Luke Thomas found the endzone and gave the Falcons (5-0, 1-0) a 14-10 lead that they would hold on for the win. Sophomore Da’Marion Morris (pictured above from the Jasper game) led the Bears defense with 13 tackles and 2 huge interceptions earning him the Granger Cheverolet/KOGT Player of the Game for this week while Carson Peet finished with 11 tackles and also had 14 carries for 52 yards. Ashton Landry became the first Bear this season to rush for 100 yards in a game as he totaled 100 yards on on 20 carries. Landry (8-18, 87yds, TD, 2 INT) also found Keaton Rives on a 23 yard pass for the lone LC-M touchdown late in the 3rd quarter. The Bears (0-4, 0-1) will look to get in the win column next Friday as the travel to Vidor to take on the Pirates (2-2, 0-1) in another 22-4A district match-up.
LADY BEARS GET BIG DISTRICT WIN
(Photo Courtesy of Jarrod Brown/KOGT)
October 6 (LC-M) – The Lady Bears ended a two game skid with a big district win over West Orange-Stark on Pink Out Night. LC-M and Shannell Anderson (pictured above) downed the Lady Mustangs in straight sets 25-17, 25-10, 25-17. The win gets the Lady Bears back to 4-3 in the District 22-4A standings and 7-5 overall. The girls have a bye this Friday but will be back on the court when they host the Vidor Lady Pirates on Saturday afternoon.
TENNIS CAPTURES DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP
October 6 (Vidor) – The Bears are the Team Tennis 22-4A District Champions. The team cruised to another win over Vidor 16-3 and will now get ready for the playoffs set to begin in two weeks.
BULLDOGS SPOIL BEARS HOME OPENER
(Photo Courtesy of Jarrod Brown/KOGT)
October 2 (Battlin’ Bear Stadium) – In their first home game of the season the Bears faced off against the #4 ranked Jasper Bulldogs. The game was still in reach at halftime as Jasper (4-0) held a 14-0 lead but the Bulldogs pulled away in the third quarter and came away with a 35-0 win over the Bears. Brendon Pollock (pictured above) continued to put up solid number as he hauled in 8 catches for 74 yards. Coach Crouch and the Bears (0-3) will begin district play next Friday night as they host the Huffman Falcons for Homecoming at Battlin’ Bear Stadium.
LUMBERTON GETS WIN OVER LADY BEARS
October 2 (LC-M) – The Lady Bears fought hard in their second meeting of the season against the Lady Raiders. Lumberton squeaked out the win in straight sets by a combined 6 points 25-23, 27-25, 25-23. Trinity Williams had 9 kills, 17 assists, and 18 digs while Kylie Ford finished with 8 kills and 6 aces. Alyssa Ammons had 8 kills and Hallie Maddox racked up 17 assists. LC-M (6-5, 3-3) will look to get back in the win column when they host WO-S on Tuesday.
TENNIS CRUISES AT VIDOR MEET
September 29 (Vidor) – The LC-M Tennis team dominated the courts at the Vidor meet cruising to a 17-2 win in district competition. Pictured above are: Front L-R: McKenzie Freeman and Lizzy De La Fuentes – Back L-R: Kaitlyn Ewing, Ella Roy, Dax Rodgers, Dakota Posey, Luke Spell, Mason Grizzaffi, & Tex Collier – Not pictured: Colton Smith, Elaina Forester, Peyton Johnson, & Richard Ammean.
LADY BEARS FALL IN FOUR SETS AT BRIDGE CITY
September 29 (Bridge City) – The Lady Bears travelled to Bridge City Tuesday for a district match-up against the Lady Cardinals. LC-M fell in four sets (26-24, 17-25, 19-25, 17-25) to fall to 3-2 in district play and 6-4 overall. Christina Joseph had 7 kills and 8 service points. Trinity Williams had 6 kills and 7 service points. Alyssa Ammons finished with 6 kills while Hallie Maddox had 5 kills. Shannel Anderson had 6 points and two aces and Halle Lewis had 5 points and an ace. The Lady Bears have seven district games left and will be on the road at Lumberton on Friday.
CROSS COUNTRY AT TONY MUNSON INVITATIONAL
September 29 (Liberty) – The Bear XC Team took part in the Tony Munson Invitational in Liberty on Saturday. Annabelle Fisher (above left) had a great day finishing 2nd overall in the Girls 4A 3200m run with a time of 13:08.9. Robyn Cormier (above right) grabbed 14th place with a time of 14:03.8. The top 15 runners recieved medals. Deasia Tippins finished 30th with a time of 15:54.6. In the Boys 4A 5000m run Kieffer Reed finished 24th (20:49.2), Chase Fisher 25th (20:51.9), and Jacob Longlois 36th (21:36.2).
COACH JEFFCOAT RELEASES BOYS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
LADY BEARS SWEEP TWO GAMES OVER WEEKEND
September 25 (Silsbee) & September 26 (WO-S) – The Lady Bears had two big district wins as the took down Silsbee in three sets on Friday night and then cruised in a three set win at West Orange-Stark on Saturday afternoon. In the Silsbee game LC-M (6-3, 3-1) won 25-22, 25-18, and 25-18. Alyssa Ammons had 11 kills and 4 aces while Christina Joseph finished with 10 kills and 12 digs. Shannel Anderson had a solid night as she had 29 assists and 11 digs. In the Saturday match-up the Lady Bears make quick work of the Lady Mustangs as they won 25-1, 25-10, and 25-14. Anderson picked up where she left off Friday night with 22 assists and Junior Kylie Ford finished with 8 kills and 5 aces. The ladies will stay on the road this week as the travel to Bridge City Tuesday and to Lumberton on Friday for two more big district games.
LADY BEARS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE RELEASED
BEARS FALL TO KINCAID ON THE ROAD
September 25 (Houston) – The Battlin’ Bears made the trip to Houston to take on the Kincaid Falcons in there second non-district match-up of the season. The Bears (0-2, 0-0) opened up a quick 20 point lead in the first before the Falcons (1-0, 0-0) reeled off the next 42 points to come away with a 42-26 victory. Nicholas Granger had a big night as he picked off Kincaid quarterback Louis Gustafson and returned the interception 64 yards for a touchdown and then in the fourth quarter Granger found the endzone again on a 10 yard pass from Ashton Landry. The Bears will host the Jasper Bulldogs next Friday night at Battlin’ Bear Stadium .
LADY BEARS WIN THRILLER AT ORANGEFIELD
(Photo courtesy of Van Wade/Orange Leader)
September 22 (Orangefield) – The Lady Bears had another 5-set thriller Tuesday night. LC-M (4-3, 1-1) faced off against the Orangefield Lady Bobcats (1-1) in district play and came away with a 25-18, 9-25, 28-26, 20-25, 15-5 victory. Christina Joseph paced the Lady Bear attack with 15 kills, 11 points, and an ace. Trinity Williams had a huge game as she racked up an amazing 42 digs to go along with 8 kills, 5 points, and an ace. Alyssa Ammons had 12 kills while Olivia Hogan added five. Shannell Anderson finished with 12 service points and 2 aces. Sophomore Hallie Maddox (pictured above) and Halle Lewis each had 6 points and an ace. The JV fell in 3 sets 23-25, 25-22, 17-25 while the Freshman won in two sets 25-15, 25-19. The Lady Bears will stay on the road as they travel to Silsbee Friday and will visit WO-S on Saturday. Both games are big early season 22-4A district match-ups.
LADY BEARS OPEN DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL PLAY
September 19 (LC-M) – The Lady Bears (3-3, 0-1) returned to the floor for the first time since August 24 and opened up District 22-4A play with a big match-up against the Lumberton Lady Raiders. It was a tremendous match that saw Lumberton escape with a 25-13, 16-25, 25-17, 22-25, 15-13 victory. Trinity Williams (pictured above) picked up where she left off leading the Lady Bears with 12 kills, 29 assists, and 28 digs. Christina Joseph had 10 kills and Alyssa Ammons finished the day with nine. Next up for the Lady Bears is a district match-up with the Lady Bobcats Tuesday (9/22) at Orangefield.
BEARS BATTLE HARD IN SEASON OPENER
September 18 (Woodville) – The long awaited return of Friday night football finally came for Coach Crouch and the Battlin’ Bears. The Bears (0-1, 0-0) hit the road for a match-up with the Woodville Eagles (3-0, 0-0) and came up short 14-6. It was a defensive battle all four quarters as the Bears played solid against an Eagle team that had already played two games and were averaging 52 points a game. Carson Peet (pictured above from last seasons game against Woodville) had LC-M’s lone touchdown with a 51 yard pick-six that cut the Eagles lead to 7-6 in the 2nd quarter. Senior Brendon Pollock had a big night hauling in six Ashton Landry passes for 116 yards, including a spectacular one-handed grab. Amir Washington also had a big night as he sacked Woodville quarterback Darius Bean 3 times (Mickey Carrigan also had 1.5 sacks). The Battlin’ Bears will be back on the road next week as they travel to Houston to face the Kincaid Falcons.
September 17 – In Sub-Varsity action the 9th grade Bears (0-1, 0-0) opened with a 38-7 loss at the Vidor Pirates while the JV Bears (1-0, 0-0) opened with a 21-14 win at home against the Woodville Eagles.
LADY BEARS SET FOR DISTRICT OPENER
Lady Bears vs Lumberton Lady Raiders – Saturday, Sept. 19 – LC-M HS (1pm)
BEAR FOOTBALL ADDS JASPER GAME TO SCHEDULE
September 8 (LC-M) – The Bears will kick off the “delayed” 2020 season next Friday night (September 18) at Woodville. With the cancellation of three games due to Hurricane Laura, Coach Randy Crouch has now added a game against the Jasper to the schedule. The game against the Bulldogs will be on October 2 at Battlin’ Bear Stadium.
TICKET PLAN FOR HOME FOOTBALL GAMES ANNOUNCED
as of August 19, 2020
The Pre-Sale Links to the up-coming Battlin’ Bears HOME games are listed below. The Pre-Sale Link to each game will ONLY be “ACTIVE” the week of each game beginning on Monday at 12:15 am and ending Thursday at noon.
October 9 vs HUFFMAN FALCONS Pre-Sale Link (Active 10/5-10/8)
October 23 vs LUMBERTON RAIDERS Pre-Sale Link (Active 10/19-10/22)
November 6 vs SPLENDORA WILDCATS Pre-Sale Link (Active 11/2-11/5)
IMPACT OF HURRICANE LAURA FORCES FURTHER CANCELLATIONS
September 4 (LC-M) – The return date for student is now Monday, September 14. All classes and athletic events are cancelled for the week.
August 26 (LC-M) – With the impact of Hurricane Laura all LC-M campuses will now remain closed and all athletic events are cancelled through Friday, September 4. Again, updates and information will be posted as they become available.
STORMS MARCO AND LAURA PUT BEARS ON HOLD
August 24 (LC-M) – After meeting with Orange County Emergency Management, Orange County Superintendents, The LC-M Admin Team announced (in an abundance of caution), along with all Orange County schools to close Monday, August 24 through Friday, August 28. All LC-M athletic events are cancelled during this time. Plans are to return on Monday, August 31. Updates and information will be posted as they become available.
LC-M VOLLEYBALL TICKET ADMITTANCE POLICY RELEASED
as of August 19, 2020
LADY BEARS VOLLEYBALL BUSY SCHEDULE CONTINUES
August 21 (LC-M) – The visiting Tarkington Lady Horns took down the Lady Bears (3-2, 0-0) Friday night.
August 18 (LC-M) - The Lady Bears (3-1, 0-0) pulled out a thrilling 5-set victory over the Hamshire-Fannett Lady Longhorns Tuesday night, winning 20-25, 25-6, 15-25, 25-20, 15-13. Trinity Williams had another big game as she led LC-M with 11 kills, 23 assists, and 15 digs. Alyssa Ammons had 8 kills, Hallie Maddox finished with 16 assists, Alyssa Weizenegger had a team-high 22 digs. Shannel Anderson had 7 aces while Kylie Ford had five of her own. Christina Joseph had two blocks on the night.
BATTLIN’ BEARS SEE FIRST ACTION OF 2020
(Photo and article courtesy of Van Wade/Orange Leader Sports)
August 20 (Bridge City) – The Battlin’ Bears saw their first action of the new season Thursday night at Larry Ward Stadium as they scrimmaged long-time rival Bridge City. Both teams battled hard in the controlled portion of the scrimmage and then in the game-time situation. LC-M and Bridge City will be competing in different districts this year as the Bears remain in 4A Division 1 and the Cardinals move down to 4A Division II.
LADY BEARS VOLLEYBALL OPEN SEASON WITH BUSY WEEK
August 14 (LC-M) – The Lady Bears won in straight sets over Diboll, 25-10, 27-25, 25-14 Friday night. Trinity Williams led the Lady Bears (2-1, 0-0) with 6 kills, 13 assists, and 8 digs. Olivia Hogan added 8 kills, Hallie Maddox finished with 9 assists, Alyssa Ammons had 9 digs, Alysa Weizenegger crushed 5 aces, and Christina Joseph posted 2 blocks.
August 11, 2020 (Huffman) – The Lady Bears (1-1, 0-0) where on the road the again as they travelled to Huffman Tuesday night. LC-M fell 3-0 to the Lady Falcons. Trinity Williams led the Lady Bears with seven kills and 12 digs. Alysa Weizenegger had 10 digs, Christina Joseph had three blocks, and Shannel Anderson had three assists.
August 10, 2020 (Liberty) – The Lady Bears opened the 2020 season on the road with a 3-1 (31-29, 26-28, 25-16, 25-18) victory over the Liberty Lady Panthers. Trinity Williams led the Lady Bears with 7 kills, 16 digs, 11 assists, and 5 aces. Christina Joseph had 6 kills and 2 blocks. Alysa Ammons and Alysa Weizenegger each had 10 digs, Hallie Maddox had a big game with 11 assists, and Shannel Anderson served up 4 aces. The JV and Freshman teams both came away with 2-0 victories over the Lady Panthers.
CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE RELEASED
COACH NICHOLSON AND CREW READY FOR SEASON
FOOTBALL PRACTICE BEGINS
July 28 (LC-M) – Mandatory Football Practice will begin Monday, August 3rd. In-coming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders will report at 6am and practice will begin at 7am. In-coming 9th graders will report at 7am and practice will begin at 8am. Please bring water, mask, etc (water refill stations will be provided).
BEAR FOOTBALL RELEASES SCHEDULE
CROSS-COUNTRY PRACTICE TO BEGIN
July 21 (LC-M) – The 2020 Cross-Country season is about to start. We will meet for a practice on July 27 at the high school track at 3:30pm to discuss the up-coming season and then have a short practice. Make sure you fill out your Rank One papers and get your physical turned in. For practice please bring enough water, a towel, and a face covering. You will not have to run in the covering but will need one for close contact. Practice will last about 45 minutes – Coach Dena Adkins
July 6 (LC-M) – Strenght & Conditioning / Football Sport Specific workouts will resume Monday, July 13 @ 8am. Per UIL guidelines, we will begin drills involving offender vs defender. A mask/face covering must be brought to workouts, as well as the usual water, towel, cleats, etc. LCJH will report to their specific campus, per information provided by Coach Simmons. MMS will continue to report as usual. Workouts will resume Monday, July 13 @ 8AM.
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