National Signing day from Tompkins

Left to right Ryan Al-Tayar -UT Dallas-XC Christian Sjolund-Georgia Tech-Basketball Jamal Bieniemy-Oklahoma University-Basketball Mackenzie Brown-Indiana Wesleyan University- Softball Katelyn Finch-Oklahoma Baptist University-Volleyball Roberto Gonzales-Texas Southern University-Baseball Harrison Stovern-Harvard University-Baseball Carson Rollins-Oklahoma University-Baseball Sydney Hodge-Southwestern University-Softball

James E. Taylor High School, Katy- Signing Day 11/8/2017.

Left to right top row: THS Principal Christopher Morgan, Coach Matthew Apple, Coach Thomas Powell, Coach Matthew Brayton, Coach Matthew Glover, Coach Blair Ary, Coach Bill Miller, Asst. Athletic Coordinator Brooke Plemons. Left to right bottom row: Jacob Schababerle (Texas A&M-Swimming), Kristen Meyer (Galveston College – Softball), Enzo Sechi (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs – Basketball, Chase Carlson (Lehigh University – Baseball), Macy Ray (University Of The Incarnate Word – Basketball), Randall Miller (Dallas Baptist […]

Sports Notebook

               SPORTS NOTEBOOK It’s that time of the year again when it’s playoff mania in all of the fall sports. The following are the results for volleyball, cross country, and tennis. Football playoffs begins Nov. 16. VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS BI-DISTRICT Ridge Point            3 Katy                         0  Eliminated   Seven Lakes           3 […]

Another banner year for whitetail deer

AUSTIN – Despite unseasonably warm temperatures in the forecast for much of the state, Texas deer season opener didn’t deter hunters from participating in this time-honored tradition. Hunting prospects are expected to be good across the state, regardless of the weather, according to wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The general deer hunting season opens Saturday, and runs through Jan. 7, 2018 in North Texas; Jan. 21, 2018 in South Texas. […]

Seven Lakes Defeats Mayde Creek, 42-35

By George Slaughter Seven Lakes celebrated its Senior Night with a hard-fought 42-35 victory over Mayde Creek Friday night at Legacy Stadium. But in describing the game as “hard-fought,” two connotations come to mind. One connotation was the competitiveness of the game. The Spartans never trailed, but Mayde Creek kept fighting back with big plays to stay in the contest. The Rams, in fact, were threatening to tie the game with less than a minute […]

Sen. Cruz Celebrates the Astros’ World Series Championship

Participates in Astros World Series parade in downtown Houston HOUSTON, Texas. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today participated in the Astros World Series 2017 Championship parade in downtown Houston. After their big win on Wednesday, Sen. Cruz issued the following statement congratulating the Astros: “It is so fitting that in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and all of the devastation felt along the entire Texas Gulf Coast, that our Houston Astros brought home an amazing and historic victory for the […]

Houston-Area Congressman Introduce Resolution Congratulating The Houston Astros On Their World Series Championship

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Gene Green (TX-29) and Pete Olson (TX-22) introduced a resolution Friday congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series, the first World Series title for the franchise, which began as the Houston Colt .45s in 1962. “After everything Houston has experienced since Hurricane Harvey, it was a true joy to see our Astros unify the city and bring home the championship,” said Green. “Every single player and coach […]

Coca-Cola® Releases Commemorative Championship Can to Celebrate the Houston Astro’s World Series Victory  

HOUSTON, TX [November 1, 2017] – In celebration of the Houston Astros’ triumphant 2017 World Series win, Coca-Cola® is giving Astros fans a refreshing way to savor the sweet taste of a Championship. Today, Coca-Cola is unveiling a limited-edition commemorative 16-ounce can to honor the Astros’ accomplishment and celebrate with their fans. The Coca-Cola cans feature the official World Series Champions mark including the Astros logo, saluting the team for its remarkable 2017 Postseason run. […]

Katy Tigers Crush Tompkins Falcons, 62-0

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers needed a quarter to wake up before getting on track against the Tompkins Falcons. In the end, it didn’t matter, as Tigers cruised to a 62-0 victory Friday night at Legacy Stadium. Katy improves to 6-0 overall, and 5-0 in District 19-6A play with the victory. Tompkins falls to 0-7, and 0-5 in district play, with the loss. After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers began their onslaught with […]

Texas Big Game Awards – New Rules for 2017-18 Season

San Antonio – Celebrating its 27th year, the Texas Big Game Awards (TBGA), a partnership of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), continues to be the leader in recognizing the contributions that landowners, land managers and responsible hunters make to managing and conserving wildlife and wildlife habitat on Texas’ private and public lands. To kick off the 2017-2018 hunting season, the TBGA has re-established the program’s objectives and modified […]