Legacy Stadium

Katy Wins Bi-District Playoff Game with 45-14 Victory over Fort Bend Travis

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers can claim the distinction of winning the first playoff game in Legacy Stadium. It did so with a Friday night with a 45-14 victory over Fort Bend Travis. There was no drama in this one, as Katy scored the first four times it had the ball and took a 28-0 halftime lead. Junior running back Deondrick Glass scored the first touchdown on a two-yard run at the 5:21 mark […]

Seven Lakes Wins Finale, 42-34, over Morton Ranch

By George Slaughter To hear Seven Lakes coach Lydell Wilson describe it, the Spartans this season have had to keep fighting adversity to make things come out all right in the end. Friday’s game against Morton Ranch was a case in point. In it, Seven Lakes began strong and rolled up a 32-point halftime lead, only to see the Mavericks come back with a strong second half. But the Spartans kept fighting the adversity, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cinco Ranch Defeats Mayde Creek 61-13

By George Slaughter Friday night was Cinco Ranch’s homecoming, and its first at Legacy Stadium. The Cougars gave their fans a blowout win, 61-13 over Mayde Creek, to celebrate the occasion. Cinco Ranch improves to 5-1 overall and 4-1 in District 19-6A play. Mayde Creek falls to 3-3 overall and 1-3 in district. There was no drama in this game, but lots of Cougars highlights. Cinco Ranch scored on all six of its first half […]

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 […]

Seven Lakes Defeats Tompkins, 28-20, in District 19-6A Opener

By George Slaughter It must be something in the mums. For the third consecutive Friday, Legacy Stadium hosted a homecoming game. Mayde Creek and Katy had won their homecoming games the previous two weeks. On Friday, Seven Lakes celebrated its homecoming, and did so in fine fashion with a 28-20 win over Tompkins. Seven Lakes (1-2 overall, 1-0 District 19-6A) had to show some resiliency to make the victory happen. Tompkins (0-3 overall, 0-1 District […]

Katy Tigers Open Distrct Play with 30-0 Win over Cinco Ranch Cougars

September 22, 2017 - The Katy Tigers captains wait for the coin toss during the game between the Katy Tigers and the Cinco Ranch Cougars at Legacy Stadium in Katy, Texas. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

By George Slaughter Following Katy’s 30-0 victory over Cinco Ranch Friday night at Legacy Stadium, coach Gary Joseph said he was glad to see some of their nonstarters to give the starters a break. But to get to that point, it takes work. “It’s hard work,” Joseph said. “It’s a lot of butt-chewings and stuff like that. That’s part of it. That’s what I told them. The coaches are directing you. They’re coaching you, they’re […]

Mayde Creek Defeats Aldine Nimitz in 51-48 Thriller

Mayde Creek head football coach Mike Rabe.

By George Slaughter Mayde Creek’s dramatic 51-48 win over Aldine Nimitz proved the truth of the cliché that a team must play all four quarters. The winning play came with only six seconds left in the game, when quarterback Keyonte Fiakpul scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak to put the Rams ahead for good. The winning drive came about thanks to a poor snap from center on a Nimitz punt play. The Cougars turned the […]

“Legacy Stadium” Approved As New Name for Katy ISD Second Stadium

 Field named after former coach Mike Johnston With a unanimous vote of 7-0, the Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved tonight “Legacy Stadium” as the new name for the Student Activity Facility: Second Stadium. Additionally and as part of public recommendation, the field will be named after former coach Mike Johnston. This state of the art, cost efficient, multipurpose school facility will open up Fall of 2017, thanks to the 2014 voter-approved bond program and […]