Tompkins Falcons

Falcons Fall Short in State Basketball Championship

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons boys basketball team can reflect on an historic season, even if it fell short in the state final. On Saturday, the Allen Eagles scored on an almost last-second basket to claim a 49-47 victory and the Class 6A state title at the Alamodome. Allen finishes at 35-5. Tompkins finishes at 32-9. Tompkins’s appearance in the title game was the first time a Katy Independent School District team had made […]

Falcons Soar to State Basketball Semifinals

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons boys basketball team is a senior-laden team, and it hopes to go out on a high note this weekend in San Antonio. The Falcons, 31-8, play South Garland, 36-3, at 7 p.m. Friday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The winner plays the winner of the Austin Westlake-Allen semifinal game which immediately follows. The Class 6A state title game is at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Alamodome. In describing […]

UIL Classifies Paetow Panthers in Class 5A

By George Slaughter The University Interscholastic League, which oversees Texas high school sports, placed Katy’s newest high school sports program in Class 5A this morning as part of its annual reclassification and realignment effort. Paetow High School opened last fall. The Panthers debut their varsity sports program this fall. Other teams in the District 10-5A, Division II, include Bryan Rudder, Cleveland, College Station A&M Consolidated, Huntsville, Montgomery, Montgomery Lake Creek, and Rosenberg Lamar Consolidated. The […]

BASKETBALL …

Tompkins boys’ capture top prize at the McDonalds Texas Invitational Early season tournaments are a good way for coaches and players to see where their strengths and weaknesses are. The McDonalds Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament held Nov. 16-18 put on by Pasadena ISD featured 48 boys teams and 32 girls teams. The Invitational is played at different Pasadena ISD high school gymnasiums, Phillips Field House, Pearland High School and Pearland Dawson High School. Tompkins captured the top boys’ prize, following a […]

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

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 8-0 7-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 8-1 6-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-2 5-2 Taylor Mustangs 5-4 4-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 4-6 3-4 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-6 2-5 Mayde Creek Rams 3-6 1-6 Tompkins Falcons 0-9 0-7 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 […]

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 […]

Morton Ranch Shuts Out Tompkins, 28-0

October 6, 2017 - Morton Ranch Mavericks running back Josh Bennett takes a handoff in the third quarter during the game between the Tompkins Falcons and the Morton Ranch Mavericks at Legacy Stadium in Katy, Texas. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

By George Slaughter For four consecutive Friday nights, Legacy Stadium hosted a homecoming game. Mayde Creek, Katy, and Seven Lakes won their respective contests. Unfortunately for Tompkins Friday night, the homecoming magic ran out against a tough Morton Ranch team, which cruised to a 28-0 victory over the Falcons. Morton Ranch improves to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in District 19-6A play. Tompkins falls to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in district play. The defensive effort was […]

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 […]

Mayde Creek, Morton Ranch, Katy, and Cinco Ranch Begin their Seasons with Wins

By Tom Behrens Mayde Creek and Morton Ranch won their season openers last weekend. The Rams, playing in the first game at the new Legacy Stadium, won a 51-48 thriller on a late touchdown run by quarterback Keyonte Fiakpul. The Mavericks defeated the Longhorns 36-17 at Pasadena Memorial Stadium. Here is a summary of the other Katy ISD football games played last weekend. Katy 24, The Woodlands 21: Tigers win a cliffhanger The teams, which […]

This Year’s Motto: “Finishing”

The Tomkins Falcons take the field for the first district game of the season against the Seven Lakes Spartans at Waller ISD stadium on September 25, 2015. Photo by Diana L. Porter, www.designonlinehouston.com

By Tom Behrens “The biggest thing is our numbers have increased,” said Tompkins High School varsity head football coach, Tony Tademy, in describing the start of practice for the upcoming season. Two years ago, Tompkins first year in District 19-6A, the Falcons had 60 kids for practice; this year they have over 300 kids. “Last year we didn’t finish games,” continued Tademy. “The game of football is about finishing plays, finishing strong in the classroom, […]