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Lamar School District RE-2 Prepares to Break Ground for State-Of-The-Art Stadium

Lamar School District RE-2 Prepares to Break Ground for State-Of-The-Art Stadium

  LAMAR, CO – February 20, 2024 – Lamar School District RE-2 is thrilled to announce the upcoming groundbreaking ceremony for its highly anticipated new stadium, set to be the pride of the community and home to the Thunder football, soccer, and track teams. The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to take place on March 18th, […]

2024 Super Bowl LVIII by the Numbers

2024 Super Bowl LVIII by the Numbers Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium will be the setting on Sunday, February 11, 2024 for the 58th Super Bowl.  The San Francisco 49ers will battle the Kansas City Chiefs for the NFL’s ultimate prize and bragging rights.  Breaking the game down by the numbers starts with these team’s prior […]

Lamar Community College

LCC Ranch Horse Team Competes at National Western Stock Show Collegiate Challenge

LCC Ranch Horse Team Competes at National Western Stock Show Collegiate Challenge The Lamar Community College (LCC) Ranch Horse Team proudly commends the outstanding performance of two of its students, Audreauna Shahan and Ty Arnold, at the prestigious National Western Stock Show Collegiate Challenge held recently in Denver, Colorado. The National Western Horseman’s Challenge, a […]

LHS Thunder Boys Basketball Teams

LHS Thunder Boys Basketball Teams

2023-2024 Varsity Boys Basketball Team Pictured from left to right – Back row:  Zander Willis, Jacob Dunning, Austin Thacker, Alex Williams, Brocc Brodecky, Gabrian Jacobs, Deyago Vasquez, Braxen Shelton  Front row:  Diego Estrada, Lucas Martinez, Xzavier DeLaRosa, Ryan Harbour, Cason Pollart, Armoni Moreno.     2023-2024 Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team Pictured from left to […]

Lamar RE-2 School Board Approves First Phase of Stadium Project

Lamar RE-2 School Board Approves First Phase of Stadium Project

  At the regular meeting of Nov. 13, 2023, the Lamar School Board voted unanimously to approved Big Project 1, as it is referred to by GMCN Architects of Garden City, Kansas, the architectural firm designing the new stadium.  Via video chat with GMCN’s Nick Nemechek, the board members were able to see the final […]

CPW Ranger Offers Boating Safety Class for Teens 14 to 17 as Law Changes

CPW Ranger Offers Boating Safety Class for Teens 14 to 17 as Law Changes

    TRINIDAD, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Charlee Olson, senior ranger at Trinidad Lake State Park, wants to make sure everyone is ready next summer when a new law will require boaters 14-17 to take a boat safety class before they can legally operate a vessel on state waters. So Olson is offering […]

Final Football Game To Be Played At Thunder/Savage Stadium on Oct. 27

Final Football Game To Be Played At Thunder/Savage Stadium on Oct. 27

  Friday, October 27 will be the final game at  Savage/Thunder stadium.   For the past 83 years, the stadium, located at 600 S 7th Street, has served Lamar well as the venue for over 400 varsity games, numerous junior varsity and middle school contests and countless memories, including Colorado state championship teams in football  in […]

More Sun Do Sul Competitors Place Championship Level in Competition

More Sun Do Sul Competitors Place Championship Level in Competition     Local students, under Grand Master Choi from Sun Do Sul in Lamar, attended the 31st Annual U.S. Central Open Martial Art Championship in Oklahoma City, OK on September 30, 2023.   Attendees were: Hannah Borunda with 1st in Weapon & 2nd in Form; […]

Sun Do Sul in Martial Arts Trains Lamar Champions

  Two Lamar students from Sun Do Sul placed first in two categories of competition September 23rd at the Denver National Martial Art Championships.  The tournament was held at the CU Wellness Center in Denver, Colorado. Braelyn Mauch, 10 years old, took first place in his category for form and weapon and six year old […]

No Boating, No Swimming Allowed at North Gateway Park Primary Pond

  The City of Lamar has emphasized the swimming/boating restrictions for the first, western-most pond at North Gateway Park. Several weeks ago, the safety issue for the first pond was discussed by the Lamar City Council which issued a statement prohibiting anyone from getting on or in the water at the first pond.  It is […]

Soak up Summer with Responsible Outdoor Recreation

Soak up Summer with Responsible Outdoor Recreation

DENVER – As people gear up for summer outdoor adventures, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) wants to encourage state park visitors to act as stewards for Colorado’s land, wildlife and water by balancing outdoor recreation with mindful conservation. Below are a few expert outdoor safety tips on how to coexist with wildlife and recreate responsibly […]

Lamar Seeking Best Option for New Sports Stadium

Lamar Seeking Best Option for New Sports Stadium

    For the better part of a year, the Lamar Re-2 School Board has given a lot of thought to renovating the current football and track stadium, pondering three options while striving to maintain a level of historical preservation for the main wall of the complex located between Pearl and Park Streets. Most recently, […]

July 2023 Great Race Making Stop in Lamar

July 2023 Great Race Making Stop in Lamar

Lamar, Colo., will host a lunch stop on the 2023 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Coker Tire on Saturday, July 1, race organizers have announced. The Great Race, the world’s premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world’s finest antique automobiles to town for the $150,000 event, with the first car […]

HOPE Center Wraps up 2023 for the Summer Season

HOPE Center Wraps up 2023 for the Summer Season

      Partners for HOPE Center held their final meeting of this half of the school year on Tuesday, April 18th with Dr. Chad Krug, Re-2 School Superintendent and Dr. Rosana Reyes, President of Lamar Community College in attendance. HOPE Director, Lori Hammer, said final attendance at the center was down to 95 students […]

Construction on Escondido Park Soccer Field Continues

Construction on Escondido Park Soccer Field Continues

    Plans to bring the soccer field at Escondido Park up to league status continues with construction on benches and score boards at the site off North 13th Street in Lamar. Lamar Community College and the City of Lamar collaborated on the project as the college began to develop a full-fledged soccer team and […]