Before they retired the Columbia blue and scarlet red, Lauren McKibben and Lexie Myers had one more game in them as Lakers.
The Lakeland softball team won its first IHSAA sectional championship in 14 years last Thursday night in Benton with a 2-0 decision over Wawasee.
Three players from Lakeland and two each from Prairie Heights and Westview were selected to the 2012 All-NECC softball team in a recent vote by the league’s coaches.
DeKalb took both ends of a varsity softball doubleheader from Lakeland last Friday night in Waterloo.
Lakeland completed an 8-2 run through the NECC softball loop Tuesday night in LaGrange with a 10-0 shutout of Hamilton.
Prairie Heights and Lakeland punched their tickets to the semifinals of the 2012 NECC softball tournament with triumphs Tuesday evening.
Ashlynn Grubb fired a no-hitter with a school-record 19 strikeouts as Lakeland opened its 2012 softball campaign Monday evening with an 8-0 romp over visiting Wawasee.
Westview senior Skyler Carpenter was named to the All-NECC girls basketball team for the third consecutive season in a recent vote of the league’s coaches.
Wawasee held off Lakeland, 38-34 in the opening round of the Class 3A girls basketball sectional in Syracuse Tuesday night.
NorthWood ran its varsity girls basketball season record to 18-2 last Thursday night with a 51-19 triumph over host Lakeland.
Fremont held off Lakeland, 44-39 in NECC girls basketball Saturday evening in the Eagles Nest.