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. […]


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: 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 […]

A Katy Athlete and High School Coach Struck by Pickup Truck on Katy Streets.

Professional runner and two time Guinness World Record holder Calum Neff was struck by a vehicle during his morning training run on Thursday, November 16th. The St. John XXIII High School cross country coach fractured his leg when a driver, who had stopped at the crosswalk leaving his neighborhood on Peek just North of Westheimer, did not see him as he passed in front of his vehicle and accelerated into Neff. Calum was on his […]

Katy-Area Student Athletes Receive Honors

By Tom Behrens Katy Independent School District student-athletes have worked hard to master their sports, and various media organizations and associations have recently honored several of them. Cross-Country Cinco Ranch High School freshman Heidi Nelson and Tompkins High School senior Daniel Figueroa received Houston Chronicle All Greater Houston honors. Football Katy High School senior offensive lineman Connor Galvin, senior kicker Seth Small, and senior defensive lineman Moro Ojomo, along with Taylor High School junior offensive […]

I-10 Shootout Tournament Kickoff is set  

Premier Girls High School Soccer Teams from around Texas compete in Katy Katy, Texas (January 8, 2018) – The Katy Youth Soccer Association (KYSA) 2018 I-10 Shootout Soccer Tournament will be held from January 11 – 13, 2018 at several venues in Katy. The 2018 edition of the I-10 Shootout will showcase some of the best High School Girls Soccer programs in the state of Texas. This year, the I-10 Shootout will host 56 Varsity Teams […]


By Tom Behrens Seven Lakes girls at the top As 2017 comes to a close Seven Lakes (15-7, 2-0), Katy (17-5, 2-1), Tompkins (10-6, 2-1) and Taylor (15-7, 2-1) girls’ basketball teams are the top teams in District 19-6A. The Seven Lakes Lady Spartans added to their unblemished district record defeating Katy 41-22. Savannah May led the Lady Tigers with nine points. The Tigers won at home over Cinco Ranch, 61-36. A team effort from […]