Sports

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, […]

Former Katy area athletes in the news …

By Tom Behrens: Paddy Fisher, Katy High School alum, a linebacker for the Tigers, leads Northwestern in tackles with 95. Coach Pat Fitzgerald is quoted as saying in a recent NU press release, “That’s a big (245) pound guy that can run sideline to sideline. It’s pretty impressive.” In his second career game, a loss at Duke, Fisher had 18 tackles. Against Michigan State, Fisher reset his career high with 19 stops, 14 of which […]

SPORTS NOTEBOOK 11-29-17

FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Semifinals Class 6A Division I Region III Atascocita (10-1) vs. Katy (10-0) – 7 p.m. Friday, NRG Stadium  BASKETBALL Basketball Top 10 in Texas High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 27: BOYS PUBLIC SCHOOL – Class 6A Top Ten Cypress Falls, 4-0 Denton Guyer, 5-0 Austin Westlake, 5-1 Katy Tompkins, 7-2 DeSoto, 7-0 South Garland, 8-2 Spring Dekaney, 5-0 Aldine Eisenhower, […]

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 […]

Sen. Cruz: We’re All ‘Stros!

Celebrates Houston Astros’ World Series victory with Sen. Kamala Harris WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prior to the 2017 World Series, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), placed a friendly wager on the series outcome, each offering the winner cuisine from their respective home state. As a result of the Houston Astros’ victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, today Sen. Harris delivered California wine to Sen. Cruz’s office. Still photos and video of […]

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 […]

WRESTLING

Katy Tigers picking up where they left off last year  The 10th Annual Cinco Ranch Big 12 Invitational was held Saturday, Nov. 19 at Cinco Ranch High School. The schools sending teams include boys and girls wrestlers from Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes; Cy-Woods, Katy, A&M Consolidated, and Westside. St. Johns, Episcopal, Brother Martin entered boys’ teams only; Mayde Creek sent a girls team only. The boys’ team from Brother Martin from New Orleans came out […]

BASKETBALL …

Tompkins boys’ capture top prize at the McDonalds Texas Invitational Early season tournaments are a good way for coaches and players to see where their strengths and weaknesses are. The McDonalds Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament held Nov. 16-18 put on by Pasadena ISD featured 48 boys teams and 32 girls teams. The Invitational is played at different Pasadena ISD high school gymnasiums, Phillips Field House, Pearland High School and Pearland Dawson High School. Tompkins captured the top boys’ prize, following 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 […]