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County Line Rivals place third in home wrestling meet

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The County Line Rivals hosted their home tournament this weekend and here are the results.  The Rivals placed third in a field of  13 teams.  Cheyenne Mountain and Lamar JV tied for first with 172 points and with both teams having the same number of champions it went down to a coin flip and Cheyenne Mountain won the flip.  The Rivals scored 158.5 points for 3rd; Dumas scored 93 points; Holly with 89.5; Limon, 59.5; Ellicott, 50; Baca County, 42; La Junta, 23; Elizabeth, 22; Tribune-Greeley County, 12; Calhan, 11; and Stratton, 9. &nbsp

LCC assistant coach Eric Dorton hired by Texas Rangers

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After a quarter-century of preparing ballplayers for opportunities in Major League Baseball, the Lamar Community College baseball program is now seeing one of its coaches make the jump from the Lopes to a Major League Baseball organization.

Assistant coach Eric Dorton, who also played one season for LCC, was hired by the Texas Rangers as a hitting coach for their rookie and instructional league teams.

"It is a dream come true," Dorton said.

Death Notice – RoseMarie Hubbard

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RoseMarie Hubbard 

March 25, 1939 - January 1, 2019

A celebration of life for lifelong Lamar resident RoseMarie Hubbard will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2019, at the Peacock Family Chapel with Pastor Travis Horn of the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Fairmount Cemetery. 

Visitation for RoseMarie will be held Monday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the chapel.

LCC announces winter holiday closures

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Lamar Community College's fall semester has officially come to an end and the holidays are near.  The LCC campus will be closed December 25 through January 2, 2019, so that faculty and staff can spend time with their families.

Certain departments on campus will have additional closures including the Library, The Study (LCC's tutoring center), and Fitness Center.

The Library and The Study closed at the end of the finals week and will reopen again January 7. 

Obituary - Joyce Davis

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Joyce Davis

November 5, 1927 - November 27, 2018

Funeral Services for Joyce Davis will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Holly United Methodist Church in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kathy Leathers officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holly Cemetery.  Visitation for Joyce will be held Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar.