Sports

WWT5: Teamwork Consistency Requires United Effort

Morton Ranch football players celebrate a key touchdown as a team, not an individual effort. (Photo by Terry Carter/ UDPhotos)

This is the third in a continuing series of wellness articles and it can empower our lives, athletic performance, careers and relationships. By Terry Carter One of the most universal rules of the human mind is that conflicting thoughts or beliefs cancel each other out, yielding no significant results. In everyday life, the desire to ask someone for a date can inspire great action in most people. But if that person is equally fearful of […]

Tompkins High School Student, Skylar Skrabanek, Commits to Florida State University

Skylar Skrabanek, a Junior at Obra D. Tompkins High School, verbally committed to play D1 beach volleyball for Florida State University (FSU).  FSU has finished second in college beach nationals on numerous occasions and has a reputation in the beach community as one of the top D1 colleges for beach volleyball.  “I was beyond excited when they called and wanted to speak to me about playing for FSU.  This was my top pick and my […]

2022 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week

Once again, Ford and Texas Ford Dealers are recognizing the very best high school football stars in Texas in week 4 of the 2022 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week program. Since 2006, the program has recognized outstanding student-athletes throughout the regular season. For 17 years now, the program has celebrated many future college and professional standouts during their Texas high school football careers. This week’s winning athletes join a […]

Mavs Accomplish Mission against Cougars, 77-63

Morton Ranch senior RB Santana Scott (3) dives for a Josh Johnson TD pass late in the third quarter and gets his feet down for the score. (Photo by Terry Carter, UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter 77-63 may sounds like a basketball score. Don’t be fooled. It’s serious football action between two explosive offensive teams when 140 points are scored at any time. Thursday’s District 19-6A football game became an offensive bonanza by halftime as Cinco Ranch and Morton Ranch entered intermission tied, 35-35. In the final two quarters, the Mavericks continued to lead and pressured the Cougars to keep up. Cinco Ranch QB Gavin Rutherford turned in […]

USA betting favorites against Iran in soccer World Cup 2022

Iran and USA are in World Cup 2022 group B with England and Wales. They will be against each other on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Al Thumama Stadium. Both teams can be a threat to each other as they have match-winning players that have the potential to perform remarkably. USA facing Iran in Group B This year’s world cup in soccer will be played in Qatar during November and December, where US national team […]

How To Bet On Sports Safely In Canada

The Significance of Sports and Sports betting in Relation to Canadian Culture Sports and sporting events have always been a significant part of Canadian culture. One would be amazed at how many of the world’s leading sports, such as Basketball, Hockey and Lacrosse, have all originated from the great white North. Because of this, many Canucks would consider themselves as proud sports aficionados, and sports events have been, still are, and most probably will always […]

White-Tailed Deer Season Archery-Only Season Opener

By Tom Behrens Will the drought that we have experienced affect the upcoming deer season hunting success? Texas Parks & Wildlife Department biologist foresee a moderate season for hunters this fall. “Overall, 2022 year is expected to be good in terms of harvest numbers and opportunities, so don’t let the chance to spend time afield with family, friends and fellow hunters pass you by,” said Alan Cain, White-Tailed Deer Program Leader for TPWD. “Texas has […]

Turning Anxiety Into Your Friend

Tompkins players RB Caleb Komolafe (1) and WR Adebisi Bello (8) celebrate in the end zone against Bridgeland last week in a show of confidence. No anxiety here. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

(This is the second in a continuing series of wellness articles explaining the power of the mind and how it can empower our lives, athletic performance and relationships.) “Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, […]

Ranked Rivals Collide This Weekend

Katy OLB Chilsholm Hill (47) made hits all over the field against Atascocita and notched this sack last Friday. The Tiger defense kept the Eagles' aerial offense in check, and Katy's offensive duo of QB Caleb Koger and RB Seth Davis paid off in a 35-28 win. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter Rankings won’t matter after this weekend. In District 19-6A, talk of what team is the best begins with the No. 2 Katy versus No. 5 Tompkins clash at Legacy Stadium on Saturday at 6 p.m. Fans, coaches and pundits alike are busy comparing teams, hoping they will clash at some point. Why wait? Many top teams will collide this weekend with thunderous results. In District 22-6A, No. 1 and defending state champion […]

In which stadiums will the Super Bowl of the coming years take place?

Super Bowl is one of the sports matches, and is the most loved and watched television program in the United States. With the exception of the UEFA Champions League final, there is no other sports match in the world with as large viewership as the Super Bowl. Going beyond an ordinary sporting event, the Super Bowl reaches out to become a festival imbued with American culture because of its grandeur. Not only famous on the […]