Sports

Tompkins Wins Its First District Title in Football

By George Slaughter Tompkins won its first-ever football district title with a 52-0 win over Seven Lakes Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Falcons’ title is another milestone in the program’s improvement under Coach Todd McVey. Tompkins suffered through an 0-9 record in 2017, his first season at the school. In 2018, the team improved to its first-ever winning season and playoff berth, finishing with a 10-3 record. Last season, the Falcons improved to 11-2, […]

The impact of sport on Estefano Isaias’ life

Having a hobby is important to most people, as it provides an escape from everyday life. However, some hobbies can actually help people to improve on some of the skills required to succeed, and Estefano Isaias knows this only too well. Here, we look at the impact of sport on Estefano Isaias’ life and why Brazilian jiu jitsu is his hobby of choice. Estefano Isaias’ background Born as the eldest son of Estefano Isaias Snr. […]

Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes Football Game Postponed to December 4

By George Slaughter The coronavirus pandemic has compelled the postponement of the Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes football game. The game is now scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 4, at Legacy Stadium. As of Thursday, Cinco Ranch had 12 active student cases, and one active staff case, according to the Katy Independent School District. Seven Lakes has 15 active student cases, and three active staff cases. Cinco Ranch has an enrollment of 3,439 students. Seven Lakes […]

Which Champions League Favourites can American Sports Fans Root for?

Soccer may be growing in popularity across the United States, but it has been a very gradual process. In the men’s games, American sports fans are accustomed to seeing the world’s best talents come through the system and remain in the major leagues. The MLS, on the other hand, doesn’t have that level of pulling power in sports, which may, in part, explain why the sport has struggled to find a strong footing in North America.  Desiring […]

The Pro Secrets to a Good Golf Swing

Golf players are always trying to improve their techniques to become better golfers. Your score is one of the determinant factors that makes you level up and rank higher. However, to become a professional, you need to hone your skills. For instance, working on your swing is one of the most important things in golf. People think that there is a magic trick that will instantly improve their swing, but unfortunately, it doesn’t work that […]

Katy ISD Athletes Sign with Prestigious Colleges

On Wednesday, November 11, the Katy Independent School District celebrated the hard work of athletes across the District during Signing Day, as they officially committed to a college or university.  Their countless hours of practice, sweat and effort paid off and was recognized during a memorable moment in which high school senior athletes sign a binding national letter of intent for a collegiate sport.  Additional Katy ISD signees will be committing on February 3, 2021, […]

Seven Lakes Moves Closer to Playoffs with Win over Mayde Creek

By George Slaughter Having a bye week is nothing unusual in football. Having two consecutive bye weeks can be a cause for concern. But Seven Lakes needn’t have worried, as it earned a 38-26 homecoming win against Mayde Creek Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The win puts the Spartans, now 2-4 overall and 2-2 in District 19-6A, in control of their playoff destiny. They will clinch a playoff spot with a win in their next […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Soccer Shin Guard

Choosing the right shin guard is as essential as choosing any other sports gear. Whether you are a proficient player or just a trainee, shin guards help to safeguard your legs and let you enjoy the game without worries of injuries. It would be best if you choose the right shin guards that fit well, long-lasting, and those that will protect you fully.  You also have to consider your budget. This article has pointed out […]

Tompkins Defeats Katy, 24-19, Ending Tigers’ 75-Game District Win Streak

By George Slaughter “It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon” is a popular catchphrase at Tompkins High School. Thursday night at Legacy Stadium proved to be a great night to be a Falcon, also, as Tompkins defeated Katy, 24-19, for its first-ever win against the Tigers. Tompkins improves to 6-0 overall, 4-0 in District 19-6A. Katy falls to 5-1 and 2-1, respectively. The loss is Katy’s first in district play since 2008. The loss […]

Seven Lakes Senior Volleyball Player Selected for All-American Team

Ally Batenhorst (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Seven Lakes Lady Spartan senior Ally Batenhorst is highly regarded for her volleyball skills, and others are taking notice. Batenhorst is a third-ranked recruit in the United States. The American Volleyball Coaches Association presented her Wednesday with a jersey to announce her participation in a pre-selected group of volleyball players that will compete in the Under Armour All-American Match. Batencourt is one of 11 athletes from across the country selected for this […]