Football News

Cy Ridge Claims 36-33 Win as Morton Ranch Rally Falls Short

By George Slaughter Morton Ranch began its season last week with a dramatic last-minute victory. The Mavericks had more drama in Friday night’s matchup with Cy Ridge, but a valiant last-quarter comeback fell short and the Rams claimed a 36-33 win. The Rams improve to 2-0. The Mavericks fall to 1-1. Morton Ranch got started early. On its first play from scrimmage, junior running Jaelon Moorehead took off on an 81-yard run, putting the Mavericks […]

Katy Tigers Drop Season Opener, 35-21

By George Slaughter North Shore took the early lead and never looked back as it defeated Katy, 35-21, Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The game was the season opener for both teams. The Mustangs began the game with an impressive three-play scoring drive. On the first play from scrimmage, quarterback Dematrius Davis completed a 48-yard pass to wide receiver Shadrach Banks. Two plays later, running back Zach Evans scored on an 18-yard run. After an […]

Katy A&M Club Football Season Kick Off Party

Katy, TX. (August 29)– The Katy A&M Club is hosting the football season kick-off party at Little Woodrow’s Katy on Thursday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m. Our title sponsor Little Woodrow’s will be providing door prizes and drink specials. During Aggie football games, Little Woodrow’s is family friendly, so bring the whole gang as Texas A&M takes on Northwestern State out of Natchitoches, Louisiana. The Katy A&M Club was founded to bring local Aggies together […]

Morton Ranch Teacher and Coach to Be Buried Friday

Stephen Papp (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Funeral services have been set for Morton Ranch High School teacher and assistant football coach Stephen Papp, who was killed in an automobile accident over the weekend. Authorities have not yet released details about the accident. Papp’s funeral is set for 3 p.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Dr., in Kingwood, which was his hometown. Morton Ranch football coach Ron Counter said a coaching friend called him with […]

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 […]