Sports

SPORTS NOTEBOOK

By Tom Behrens Eli Hall, Morton Ranch… Hall clocked a time 6.60 seconds at Houston’s Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational, earning American Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week honors. He also broke the indoor school recorded with a 20.71 in the 200 meter dash. Michael Nelson, Seven Lakes … Nelson was picked by the Houston Dynamo in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft. The number 20 overall selection will have an opportunity to make […]

UIL Classifies Paetow Panthers in Class 5A

By George Slaughter The University Interscholastic League, which oversees Texas high school sports, placed Katy’s newest high school sports program in Class 5A this morning as part of its annual reclassification and realignment effort. Paetow High School opened last fall. The Panthers debut their varsity sports program this fall. Other teams in the District 10-5A, Division II, include Bryan Rudder, Cleveland, College Station A&M Consolidated, Huntsville, Montgomery, Montgomery Lake Creek, and Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated. The […]

West Memorial Tiger Sharks looking for swimming coaches

Job Summary The West Memorial Tiger Sharks is a growing swim team seeking a new Head Coach and an Assistant Coach. Candidates should be energetic, enthusiastic, and have strong leadership skills. Practices are held during the week at the West Memorial Pool, located in Katy, at the corner of Mason Road and Kingsland Blvd.  Submit resumes to sckettler@yahoo.com.   Responsibilities and Duties Provide leadership, instruction and motivation to every swimmer. Teach strokes, techniques, and sportsmanship […]

Cougar bracket belongs to Cinco Ranch; Spartan bracket belongs to Seven Lakes

By Tom Behrens Cinco Ranch repeated as the Cougar Bracket champion and Seven Lakes closed the action with a thrilling penalty kick victory in the Spartan Bracket at the KYSA I-10 Shootout girls soccer tournament, hosted Jan. 11-13 by Katy ISD. Seven Lakes’ bracket was described as challenging, but a great Spartan defense helped Seven Lakes edged Dawson and Clements by 1-0 margins to reach the final, then took a 1-0 halftime lead against Johnson […]

Seven Lakes Girls basketball finishing up their regular season

By Tom Behrens “So far, so good,” said Head Coach Angela Spurlock of the Seven Lakes High School girls’ basketball team in response to the team’s success this year. The Lady Spartans are 22-8 overall and 6-0 in district play. Last year the girls made it to the Regional Quarters-finals in the playoffs. In January, Seven Lakes has wins over Taylor, 71-56; Cinco Ranch 58-32; Mayde Creek 60-26 and Morton Ranch 28-21. “Overall I just […]

Katy Challenging Seven Lakes

By Tom Behrens The Katy Lady Tigers only loss has come against Seven Lakes 41-22 in December. They will play again Jan. 23 at Katy High School. Mark the date as this should be a great game. Katy started 2018 off right with wins over Morton Ranch 58-32 and Tompkins 65-46. With the wind over district rival Tompkins the Tigers improved to 4-1 in 19-6A behind Keke Cleveland’s 21 points, five rebounds and three steals. […]

GIRLS BASKETBALL AND SOCCER

By Tom Behrens GIRLS BASKETBALL Katy 58, Morton Ranch 32: The Tigers got 15 points from Alana Thompson. Alexys Morrison dominated the boards. The Tigers move to 3-1 in district play. The Mavs fell to 0-3. Seven Lakes 71, Taylor 56: The Spartans remained undefeated in district, going to 3-0, as the Mustangs fell to 2-2. Cinco Ranch 60, Mayde Creek 38: The Cougars notched their first win of district, going to 1-2, while the Rams fell to […]

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 […]

Pulling Together For A Great Cause!

Katy Christian Ministries Holds 2nd Annual Clay Shoot on February 17, 2018 Katy Christian Ministries: 2nd ANNUAL CLAY SHOOT 2018 Date:  February 17th, 2018 (Saturday) Location:  American Shooting Center, 16500 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77082 Registration and Pre-Event Festivities:  1:00pm Shoot Begins:  2:00pm Registration: Team of 4 (Includes meal tickets) $500; Individuals $110 Lunch: $15 (for guests and individual registrations; meal included in team registrations only) Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/182704885650555/ Hashtags for Social Media:  #CLAYS4KCM […]

Boys Basketball Roundup: Falcons Soar to Early District Lead

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons have taken an early lead in the District 19-6A race by winning their first five district games. Their most recent win came Friday night against Cinco Ranch, 82-62. Overall, the Falcons have a 19-6 record, with a 5-0 district record. “We’ve got a lot of talented players, that’s the first thing,” Tompkins coach Bobby Sanders said. “We’ve got guys with offensive skills and shooters. The offense is really clicking […]