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High School Football Playoffs Begin Friday

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By Tom Behrens Marquee playoff matchups are typically hard to find in the first round of the UIL state football playoffs. And in a way, that’s by design. The matchup of the best teams should come later in the six rounds that are required to win an 11-man state championship. How they got here: In the largest two classifications, 6A and 5A, after the top four finishers from a district are determined, they are placed […]

One victory short….

by: Tom Behrens The Cinco Ranch football team fell one victory short of a third consecutive state qualification berth on its home field June 24. The Cougars, seeking their 14th overall state appearance, won Pool A but was defeated by Pool B champion Reagan in the semifinals 33-12. Foster defeated Taylor 48-6, Stratford 52-19 and Port Neches-Groves 38-35 to win Pool C. Reagan defeated Tompkins 26-20, Terry 27-20 and Strake Jesuit 52-8 to win Pool […]

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 […]

Soccer: Strake Jesuit, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes, And Tompkins Boys Soccer Teams Are Jockeying For Playoff Positions For District 19-6A.

For the girls, Seven Lakes and Cinco Ranch have playoff positions sewed up. The Lady Mustangs of Taylor are in the third position, with the Lady Falcons in fourth. Both boys and girls playoffs begin in one week, March 24. Both boys (6-4-4) and girls (5-4-2) teams from Tompkins have earned playoff spots in their second varsity season. Boys and girls teams at Cinco Ranch reached the state tournament last season, making Cinco Ranch the […]