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Lopes Basketball Brings Back 3 W’s from the Road

Lopes Basketball Brings Back 3 W’s from the Road

The LCC Runnin’ Lopes took down three opponents during the Ambassador Classic Tournament held at Colby Community College. On Thursday, November 5, the Lopes defeated Colorado Northwestern Community College with a final score of 100-66 to start their tournament play.  They followed this win with other on Friday when they took down Sterling College with […]

Lamar Community College Baseball Repeats History

Lamar Community College Baseball Repeats History

Lamar Community College Head Baseball Coach Scott Crampton stands with two generations of LCC Runnin’ Lopes baseball players, Donny Ortiz, Jr. and Sr. Ortiz, Sr. played for the Runnin’ Lopes in 1992-94 before transferring to Metro State to complete his baseball career. Jr. becomes a Runnin’ Lope this week. In 1992 Donny Ortiz came to […]

Adopt an Athlete Program Entering Third Year

Adopt an Athlete Program Entering Third Year

(Lamar, Colorado; July 31, 2014) Lamar Community College’s Booster Club is kicking off its third year of the Adopt an Athlete Program this fall. The club is holding a meet and greet for all prospective adopter’s on Thursday, August 28th at 6:00pm in the Wellness Center. All community members who have an interest in the program […]

Wade Parker Honored as LCC Alumnus of the Year

Wade Parker Honored as LCC Alumnus of the Year

  (Lamar, Colorado; May 5, 2014) Lamar Community College honored its 2014 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year at Antelope Night on Friday, May 2, 2014. Head Baseball Coach Scott Crampton gave an introduction for Wade Parker that had most of the audience in tears. Wade’s Parents, Danny and Michelle, were present to receive the award […]

No. 16 ranked LCC Lopes Clinch the 2014 Empire Conference Baseball Title

No. 16 ranked LCC Lopes Clinch the 2014 Empire Conference Baseball Title

(Lamar, Colorado; April 22, 2014)The 16th ranked LCC men’s baseball team won two of four games against Trinidad State Junior College over the weekend and in the process earned the ‘Lopes the 2014 Empire Conference Championship. It marked the twelfth conference championship in the past fourteen years for LCC head coach Scott Crampton and the […]

Two LCC Club Soccer Players to Play on CSU-Pueblo’s Team

Two LCC Club Soccer Players to Play on CSU-Pueblo’s Team

(Lamar, Colorado; December 12, 2013) Two members of the 2013-2014 Runnin’ Lopes Club Soccer team, Manuel Tarango and Omar Martinez, will continue to pursue an opportunity with Colorado State University-Pueblo’s NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer team for the 2014-2015 season. Manuel Tarango, of Holly, CO and Omar Martinez, of Granada, CO attended a tryout on […]

Pack the Gym at Lamar Community College

Pack the Gym at Lamar Community College

(Lamar, Colorado; November 20, 2013) Lamar Community College is hosting a Pack the Gym day on Saturday, November 23rd at the Wellness Center. All three of LCC’s Basketball teams will be competing starting with the Men’s JV team at 3:00pm who will be playing Fort Carson. At 5:30 pm the Women’s team will take on […]

Former LCC Student Killed Fighting Arizona Wildfire

Former LCC Student Killed Fighting Arizona Wildfire

  Wade Parker, who played baseball for the LCC Runnin Lopes team from 2009-10, was one of the 19 Hotshot firefighters who perished while combating the Yarnell Hill wildfire in Prescott, Arizona earlier this week. The Lamar Community College facebook website said Parker played infield for the team and was from Chino Valley, Arizona.  He […]

LCC Pitcher Makes MLB Draft

LCC Pitcher Makes MLB Draft

(Lamar, Colorado; June 10, 2013) Lamar Community College’s outstanding left-handed pitcher and designated hitter, Sam Wilson, was picked up by the Chicago Cubs in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball Amateur draft on Friday, June 7, 2013. Wilson was the second pick of the round. The sophomore from Albuquerque, NM collected a multitude […]

Runnin’ Lopes Baseball Program Ranked #1 in Nation

Runnin’ Lopes Baseball Program Ranked #1 in Nation

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lamar, Colorado; March 27, 2013) Lamar Community College’s Baseball team is currently ranked #1 in the nation according to the March 27, 2013 NJCAA National Poll ( http://goo.gl/pps2O ). The Runnin’ Lopes are 27-5 overall and 11-0 in conference. “It was both a surprise and an honor to see the national rankings this […]

Scott Crampton Receives High Honors

Scott Crampton Receives High Honors

(Lamar, Colorado; January 24, 2013) Lamar Community College is proud to announce that head baseball coach, Scott Crampton, was inducted into the Colorado Dugout Club Hall of Fame on January 18, 2013. Coach Crampton was one of ten inductees chosen from 125 nominees for the class of 2013. The Colorado Dugout Club, formerly the Colorado […]

Game Recap LCC Women's Basketball vs Howard College

Game Recap LCC Women’s Basketball vs Howard College

The LCC women’s basketball team held off a strong Howard College team 63-62 and winning their 3rd straight game to start the 2012-13 season. LCC’s Ellie Stevens had 23 points and six rebounds on 7-of-22 shooting as the game went back and forth during the second half between the two teams. Howard College (1-1) had […]

Runnin' Lopes Booster Club Announces Adopt-An-Athlete

Runnin’ Lopes Booster Club Announces Adopt-An-Athlete

(Lamar, Colorado; October 16, 2012) The Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes Booster Club announces the creation of an Adopt-an-Athlete program, effective immediately. This exciting development gives Booster Club and community members the opportunity to show support for LCC athletes and become more involved in Runnin’ Lopes athletics. The Adopt-an-Athlete program is set to be in […]

Booster Club Signs Ed Hearn as Speaker

Booster Club Signs Ed Hearn as Speaker

It’s hard to believe but it is that time of year again. We have witnessed almost a full year of exciting Runnin’ Lopes games and rodeos. It has been a year of highs and lows but we are very proud of the efforts of all our athletes. The RUNNIN’ LOPES ATHLETE APPRECIATION DINNER will be […]

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LCC Men’s Basketball Update 1-24-2012

The LCC men’s basketball team picked up its first win in 2012 last week with a 90-89 win over Clarendon College last Wednesday in Clarendon, TX. However their struggles continue as they dropped a 74-71 decision against Northeastern Junior College, Saturday in Sterling, CO. The Runnin’ Lopes are now 5-12 on the season and 0-3 […]

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LCC Men’s Basketball Update 1-17-2012

The Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes men’s basketball team continued its struggles this past weekend dropping their first two sub-region games on the road. Friday night the Lopes dropped one to Laramie County 83-71 and Saturday lost to North Platte 86-75. The Lopes fall to 4-11 overall and 0-2 in the Region IX South Sub-Region. […]

Runnin' Lopes Basketball - Men's Mid Season Update

Runnin’ Lopes Basketball – Men’s Mid Season Update

The Lamar Community College Men’s Basketball Team has closed out the first half of their schedule with a disappointing 4-8 record. The Runnin’ Lopes have played a tough schedule with 8 of their 12 games on the road and taking on 4 teams that have appeared in the NJCAA national polls. “We are definitely not […]

LCC Softball Rings for Salvation Army

LCC Softball Rings for Salvation Army

The Lamar Community College Softball team rang bells for the Salvation Army on Sunday, December 4th at Lamar Safeway, Thriftway, and Wal-mart. The team raised over $900 between kettles in the three locations. Runnin’ Lopes freshmen Emily Hager (left) and Salina Rowland show their holiday spirit (and cold weather gear) for the project. Photo and […]

LCC Lady Lopes Get Road Win at Colby

LCC Lady Lopes Get Road Win at Colby

The Lamar Lady Runnin’ Lopes went to Colby, Kansas on Wednesday to take on the Colby Lady Trojans.  Lamar had defeated Colby on the season opener in Lamar, and was able to get the season sweep on the road, defeating the Trojans 56-53. Colby scored the first basket of the night, taking a two to […]

LCC Men's Basketball Update

LCC Men’s Basketball Update

The Lamar Community College Men’s Basketball team fell to 3-6 on the season after going 1-2 in Casper, Wyoming this past weekend.  The Lopes took on Cloud County Community College on Thursday.  It took a few minutes for the Thanksgiving Turkey to wear off as Cloud County would jump out to a 14-0 lead.  The […]