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City Council Passes Ordinance Restricting Parking Near Katy High School During School Hours

This map shows streets affected by a new city ordinance that sets no parking zones during school hours on school days. (City of Katy)

By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday night passed an ordinance that restricts parking during school hours on school days on selected residential streets near Katy High School. The ordinance comes after complaints from residents who live near the school. Students have been parking their cars in front of those residents’ homes, which prevented garbage and recycle pickup and mail delivery. Safety was another issue, as students would have to walk across US Highway […]

Katy Volleyball Playoffs

October 11, 2016 - Katy head coach Karen Paxton speaks to her team during a timeout during the game between Seven Lakes and Katy at Seven Lakes in Katy, Texas. Seven Lakes won the game 3 sets to 0. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

On the volleyball courts: The Lady Tigers and Lady Spartans of Katy High School and Seven Lakes High School respectively, advance to the quarterfinals in the 2016 UIL State Volleyball Championships. In Bi-district competition Taylor lost to Austin 3-2, Seven Lakes beat Travis 3-0, Katy took care of Dulles 3-2 and Cinco Ranch lost to Ridge Point 3-0. At Area level Seven Lakes eliminated Cypress Ranch 3-1 and Katy sent Cypress Woods home 3-0. Tomorrow, […]


October 15, 2016 - Katy Taylor running back Ean Beek (2) rushes for a portion of his 247 yards during the game between Seven Lakes and Katy Taylor at Rhodes Stadium in Katy, Texas. Katy Taylor won the game 52-14. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

By Tom Behrens Photo by John Glaser FOOTBALL   Katy is up to its old self again Katy destroyed Morton Ranch 68-9, setting a Katy High School record of 61 points in the first half. Deondrick Glass, who is receiving lots of attention from FBS schools (newest offers – Michigan and Texas A&M), carried the ball five times with all carries ending up in the opposing team’s end zone. He collected 149 yards on eight […]

Katy ISD 2016 Summer Graduates

Katy ISD 2016 Summer Graduates

Katy ISD held its 2016 Summer Commencement ceremony on August 29th at James E. Taylor High School PAC. Graduates from Katy High School are: Keiara Nicole Bufford, Evan Michael Crowder, Tyler Ray Lastovica, Brilleth Beekeesy Rivera, Anthony Derek Roca and Jasmine Nicole Ross.  Graduates from Mayde Creek High School are: Herberth Alexander Alvarado, Julia Rebeca Chicas, Elias Escobar, Omar Barradas Flores, Kyle Alexander Gonzalez, Michael Anthony Govea, Raekwon Diallo Harvey, Ifeany Lindell, Kyimae Onumonu, Cynthia […]

Football Commitment: Boyd Commits Verbally To Boise State

By Tom Behrens The Boise State football team picked up a verbal commitment from three year Katy High School linebacker, Breydon Boyd. Boyd previously de-committed from Iowa State two weeks ago while on an unofficial visit to Boise State. Boyd stated that one of the reasons why he changed his commitment was because coaches Avalos and Harsin, were so nice and welcoming to him and his family while they visited the campus. “My family loves […]

Katy News Sports Updates

Softball Playoff Action Over The Weekend… The Lady Tigers of Katy High School keep on marching toward a repeat for the Texas State High School Softball Champions. In Region 3 Semifinal action on Saturday, May 21, the Lady Tigers lost to Alvin 2-0, but came back to win game two, 7-6, and game three with a grand slam by Kayla Garcia, 10-7. Katy moves on to play Pearland in the Regional Championship. The winner of […]

Girls UIL Playoffs – Bi-District Results

By: Tom Behrens © The Katy News Feb 15-16 In a back-and-forth game Cinco Ranch succumbs to Bellaire, 64-57. Seven Lakes annihilates Chavez 84-15, Katy on a strong first quarter, scoring 31 points, beats Lamar 61-50; Tompkins has no problems with Westside 54-29. In area pairing, Seven Lakes will take on Cypress Falls; Katy faces off with Cypress Ranch and Tompkins takes on Cypress Woods Feb. 18-19

Coach Joseph to be Inducted in the Texas High School Hall of Fame

By Tom Behrens “It humbles you a lot,” Joseph said after the announcement. “Really and truthfully, I hadn’t thought about it because I have some other things on my mind right now. But looking back on it, I’m sure I’ll be real thrilled about it. It’s a great compliment to Katy High School.” Joseph found out about his selection prior to the state championship game with Austin Lake Travis. The Hall of Fame, which is […]