Posted at 5 p.m. Jan. 10

Winter blues

Basketball team drops three over break

During winter break, the Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team was hard at work on the road.

The Eagles played Otero Junior College Jan. 8 in La Junta, Colo., keeping a 41-40 halftime lead, but ending in an 88-73 loss.

The team went 1—2 in the Mesa, Ariz., Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout Dec. 27—29. Despite finishing fourth in the shootout, the team took on top-ranked schools including a close loss, 86-80, on Dec. 29 to the No. 2-ranked team, South Plains College.

The 12—6 Eagles next play is an away game at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, against Trinidad State.