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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 […]

How do you rate the matchup?

By Tom Behrens According to the Austin American Statesman Katy and Lake Travis match up almost even. Quarterbacks: Matthew Baldwin for the Lake Travis Cavaliers season passing numbers are 3,621 yards and 43 touchdowns. Katy QB Austin Marshall is counted on for a steady hand as opposed to eye-popping stats. Edge: Lake Travis Other offense: Lake Travis wideout Garrett Wilson has 83 receptions for 1,558 yards and 25 TDs. Kyle Wakefield is the first Cavaliers RB to top […]

Tigers Season Ends with Loss to Austin Lake Travis

By George Slaughter Austin Lake Travis won the state championship last season, and earned a repeat berth with a 28-14 win over the Katy Tigers in the Class 6A Division I semifinals Saturday afternoon at Alamo Stadium. The Tigers finish their season at 12-1. Lake Travis improves to 13-2, and will face Allen next week at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Allen defeated Cedar Ridge earlier Saturday to earn its berth in the game. The Cavaliers […]

Katy Tigers Face Austin Lake Travis Saturday

Mayor Chuck Brawner offers some Katy "swag" to Colonel Scott M. MacLeod at City Hall Monday (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers continue their march in the Texas High School Class 6A Division 1 playoffs by playing Austin Lake Travis this weekend. Kickoff is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Alamo Stadium in San Antonio. The historic stadium, located at 110 Tuleta Dr., has been in use since 1940 and is just north of downtown. It serves as home to San Antonio Independent School District football and track events. The game was […]

Tigers Roll to Easy 44-0 Win in Football Playoffs Friday

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers’ undefeated season continued Friday with an impressive 44-0 win over the Atascocita Eagles at NRG Stadium. Five Eagle turnovers helped, and the Tiger defense shut out the opponent for the second consecutive week. The Tigers, now 11-0, advance to the quarterfinal round of the Texas Class 6A Division I football playoffs. Katy will face North Shore in the quarterfinal round at 2 p.m. Saturday at NRG Stadium. North Shore […]

Katy to Play North Shore in Football Playoffs Saturday

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers continue their quest for a state title Saturday when it faces North Shore, a familiar opponent which defeated Katy 20-17 in last year’s regional round of the Class 6A Division I football playoffs. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at NRG Stadium. This year the Mustangs come in with a 9-3 record, and defeated Houston Lamar, Clear Springs, and Deer Park in the regional, area, and bi-district rounds, […]

Katy Faces Atascocita in High School Playoffs Friday

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers resume their quest for the state championship this weekend when they play Atascocita Eagles in the Class A regional round of the Texas high school Class 6A playoffs. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday at NRG Stadium. Katy comes into the matchup with a 10-0 record. The Tigers defeated Cy Ranch last week in the area round, 55-7. They defeated Fort Bend Travis in the bi-district round two weeks […]

Katy Crushes Cy Ranch, 55-7, in Football Playoffs

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers advanced in the Texas Class 6A Division I playoffs with a 55-7 win over Cy Ranch Saturday at NRG Stadium. The Tigers improve to 10-0. Cy Ranch ends its season with an 8-3 record. On its first possession, Katy junior running back Deondrick Lewis scored on a 44-yard run with 5:39 left in the first quarter. After forcing a three-and-out, the Tigers went to work again, scoring on a […]

Langham Creek Defeats Taylor in Area Football Playoffs

By George Slaughter The Taylor Mustangs began strong, but couldn’t finish as they dropped a 35-21 contest to Langham Creek in the area round of the Texas Class 6A Division II playoffs Friday at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium. The Lobos improve to 10-1 and will play the winner of the Kingwood-Clear Lake game, which is set for Saturday afternoon. The Mustangs finish their season at 6-5. Taylor began the game with a 68-yard touchdown drive, capped […]

SPORTS NOTEBOOK 11-20-17

FOOTBALL Football Playoff Results – Bi-District Division One – Large School Katy 45, Travis 14 Ridge Point 40, Cinco Ranch 23 Division Two – Small School Strake Jesuit 28, Hightower 10 Taylor 14, Bush 0 Playoff Schedule for this coming week: Division One – Large School Katy vs. Cypress Ranch Noon, Saturday, NRG Stadium Division Two – Small School Cy-Fair vs. Strake Jesuit 6 p.m., Friday, Legacy Stadium Langham Creek vs. Taylor 7 p.m., Friday, […]