Football News

KISD Appoints New Seven Lakes High School Football Coach

Jimmy Hamon, head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Seven Lakes High School (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Jimmy Hamon, football defensive coordinator and junior varsity baseball coach at Ridge Point High School, has been appointed head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Seven Lakes High School. The district made the appointment Monday night at its Board of Trustees meeting. Hamon has coached at Ridge Point High School, which is the Fort Bend Independent School District, since 2012.Ridge Point football coach Brett Sniffin praised Hamon and his hire at […]

KISD Reassigns Seven Lakes Football Coach to Paetow High School

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District, in an unexpected move, has reassigned football coach and athletics director Lydell Wilson to Paetow High School to serve as a teacher/coach. Wilson coached the Spartans from 2012-17. Last year’s squad finished with a 4-6 record. His overall record at Seven Lakes was 30-32, with both the 2012 and 2014 teams making the bi-district round of the playoffs. Seven Lakes staff and boosters were told of the […]

Mayde Creek Football Announces 2018 Game Matchups

Head Coach Mike Rabe and his staff have announced their 2018 season match-ups. With Strake Jesuit out of the 19-6A district due to realignment, it allows for an additional out-of-district game. This will be Coach Rabe’s fourth season, and he’s made progress each year with the Rams. The city of Katy wishes them well, and looks forward to watching the Rams work on the gridiron.

Mayde Creek High School- Signing Day February 2018

Ikenna Nsoedo and Keyonte’ Fiakpui officially signed full Athletic scholarships on February 7, 2018, in the library at Mayde Creek High School. Ikenna, a wide receiver, has committed to Tyler Junior College upon graduation. Keyonte’, the Ram’s starting quarterback, has signed with Trinity Valley Community College. Both young men were awarded 1st Team, All-District for 19-6A. This is a particularly remarkable accomplishment because they had not played at their current positions before this season.  

Katy ISD Signing Day

Katy High School February 7, 2018 signings: (not in picture order): Josef Fisher, Football, Louisiana College; Evan Greathouse, Football, Southwestern Assemblies of God University; Jonah Lebischak, Football, Oklahoma Baptist University; Jacob Lighter, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Austin Marshall, Football, Southern Arkansas University; Josh Oglesby, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Santee Parker, Football, University of Mary Hardin – Baylor; KeShon Rowe, Football, Texas A&M University – Kingsville; Gavin Spangler, Football, Benedictine College ; Jacob […]

Katy ISD National Signing Day Student athletes sign with prestigious colleges

February 8, 2018 – Katy Independent School District celebrates National Signing Day events across its high schools.  Traditionally on the first Wednesday of February, high school seniors can sign a binding national letter of intent for a collegiate sport.  This is a day when the countless hours of practice, sweat and effort pay off for student athletes. “There is nothing more rewarding than to see our students signing and committing their future to one of […]

Mayde Creek High School signing day

Pictured (L-R): Ikenna Nsoedo and Keyonte’ Fiakpui from Mayde Creek High School at the schools annual signing day. Ikenna signed a full football scholarship to Tyler Junior College, and Keyonte’ a full football scholarship to Trinity Valley Community College. Both of these young men made 1st Team- All District this year.  We are very proud of both of them representing Mayde Creek High School.  


Seven Lakes High School Student-Athletes signed their letter of intent on Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 on National Signing Day. These fine young athletes who signed College Scholarships to play football, soccer, tennis and softball were joined by family, friends and Coaches. SPORT STUDENT NAME COLLEGE POSITION PLAYED AT SLHS Football Rick Barrick Southern Arkansas Offensive Lineman Football Derek Jones University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Outside Linebacker Football Trey Jones University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Cornerback Football Keilan […]

Chad Simmons Named Taylor Head Football Coach

Taylor High School coach Chad Simmons (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday night appointed Chad Simmons as the new head football coach at Taylor High School. Simmons had served on the Cinco Ranch coaching staff since 2000, and as defensive coordinator since 2004. Simmons comes into a good situation at Taylor. Last year’s squad made it to the area round of the playoffs before losing to Langham Creek and finishing with a 6-5 record. The […]


By Tom Behrens Class 6A All-State Football Team The 2017 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 6A all-state high school football team, based on regular-season performance has been published. Katy area players making the list are as follows: SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE Running backs: Ean Beek, Katy Taylor HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE  Linemen:  Andrew Coker, Katy Taylor; HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE Linemen:  Blake Kuithe, Katy Cinco Ranch Defensive backs:  Josh Ofili, Katy Cinco Ranch; Ke’shon Rowe, Katy   Seth Smith […]