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2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 5-0 4-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 4-1 5-1 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-3 3-2 Taylor Mustangs 3-3 2-2 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 4-1 1-2 Mayde Creek Rams 3-3 1-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 1-5 1-3 Tompkins Falcons 0-6 0-4 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

EDITORIAL: The Katy News Urges ‘Yes’ Vote for Katy ISD School Bond

By Pat Wilson, Owner/Publisher, The Katy News The Katy News urges a ’Yes’ vote in the upcoming Katy Independent School District school bond election. We do so for the following reasons: Katy needs more schools to meet the demands of a growing enrollment. Katy is a destination community. People want to come here because of its high quality of life and educational opportunities. In fact, they are already coming here. According to the district, approximately […]

Dewberry Farm Visitors Discover the Joys of Being on the Farm

Young visitors enjoy feeding the goats at Dewberry Farm (Dewberry Farm photo)

This informative article paid for by Dewberry Farm. By George Slaughter Mary Emerson, of Dewberry Farm, admits she doesn’t have the agricultural background of her husband, Larry. Yet she as much as anyone enjoys watching visitors discover what farm life is all about. “When you see how they enjoy being outside, hopefully with no rain, it’s just such a pleasure to see them experience animals and be able to run free and just enjoy it […]

KATY NEWS – SPORTS NOTEBOOK 10-19-17

CROSS COUNTRY by Tom Behrens Tompkins boys and girls runners swept the district cross country championship last weekend, Oct 14, but also earned two spots at the Region III meet. BOYS: The Falcons and Spartans finished the race with 42 points after five runners, highlighted by Tompkins’ champion and runner-up duo of senior Daniel Figueroa and sophomore Cole Lindhorst. Figueroa finished the three-mile course in 15 minutes, 44 seconds, six seconds ahead of Lindhorst. Jonathan […]

Employment – Operations Associate 

Award-winning tour operator Ker & Downey is seeking an operations associate. The ideal candidate will be primarily responsible for the daily writing of detailed travel documents (Microsoft Word) including double checking air reservations, correcting supplier invoicing, editing and proofreading for errors in detail and in grammar and spelling, printing the documents and producing a final package to send to the client (UPS). The candidate will also be responsible for keeping inventory for supplies (Microsoft Excel) and […]

Tigers Celebrate Parents Night with 41-3 Victory over Seven Lakes

October 13, 2017 - Katy Tigers running back Deondrick Glass (2) runs for a touchdown in the second quarter during the game between the Seven Lakes Spartans and the Katy Tigers at Legacy Stadium in Katy, Texas. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers celebrated Parents Night Friday at Legacy Stadium. In a pregame ceremony, the parents of the senior football players went on the field to congratulate their sons on their contributions to the Tiger football program. Those sons, and their teammates, responded with a 41-3 win over Seven Lakes. Katy improves to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in District 19-6A. Seven Lakes falls to 1-4 overall and 1-3 in district play. The […]

Renaissance Ticket Giveaway

It is that time of the year again. We have Renaissance Tickets to Give Away. All you have to do is tell us by Wednesday who you think the best Restaurant in Katy/Richmond/Fulshear area. You must tell us why you feel that way. We will draw a name from that list for 4 tickets. The drawing will be held on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Email you answers to ads@thekatynews.com and put Texas Renaissance Festival […]

Fall Katy Home And Garden Show Rescheduled October 28-29, 2017

Free admission.  Meet reputable contractors face-to-face Katy, Texas (September 26, 2017) … The Fall Katy Home and Garden Show and Vintage Market has been rescheduled for October 28-29 after Hurricane Harvey forced the show to move, offering FREE admission so those hit hardest by Harvey can explore a range of remodeling options.  The show will now be held at the Katy Elite Sports Complex behind the AMC at Katy Mills Mall.  Meet face-to-face with reputable […]

Katy Parks and Recreation Department Director Takes a Similar Position in North Texas

Brad Barnes

By George Slaughter Brad Barnes has resigned as Katy parks and recreation director to take a similar position in Midlothian, just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Barnes described Midlothian as a little bit bigger than Katy, but still a small community. It has a council-manager form of municipal government. “It’s kind of at the edge of the metropolitan community,” Barnes said. “If you go south, you’re out in the farmland.” The big change, and […]

Hurricane Recovery Efforts Continue at Mayde Creek High School through Amazon Wish List and a Donation Effort Led by Former Teacher

By George Slaughter People from around the country have followed the Texas Gulf Coast’s hurricane recovery efforts. For Sally Barnes, a Spanish teacher at Mayde Creek High School, the calls came from her hometown of Whitewater, Wisconsin. How could people help? So Barnes created an Amazon wish list, which she described as “essentially like a registry,” and listed such basic items she would keep for her students in her classroom—school supplies, toiletries, and so on. […]