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The NFL’s Top Performers So Far

A wild Wild Card Weekend has just finished with the Cleveland Browns sending out shockwaves with a 48-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers – their first playoff victory in 27 years. With the divisional round slate now confirmed and the Super Bowl betting odds beginning to heat up, we take a look back on the top performers in the NFL thus far this season. Ben Roethlisberger – Pittsburgh Steelers Let’s start with the most recent […]

Colorado’s sports betting revenue hits unprecedented highs

Despite 2020 being a year where many sports teams have lost revenue, sportsbooks in Colorado recently began hitting new highs, particularly during the final quarter of the year. Online and in person sports betting was legalized in the state following a vote in November 2019, with the first wagers being placed from spring the following year. Colorado citizens are now able to place bets on both individual and team professional sports, collegiate sports, motorsports as […]

Typhoon Texas Salutes State Champion Katy High School Tigers With Season Pass Savings Offer

Typhoon Texas is celebrating the State Champion Katy High School Tigers with a special savings saluting the waterpark’s nearby Katy neighbors.  In recognition of the school’s ninth state championship in football, now thru January 20 at 11:59 p.m., save $9.99 with the purchase of a 2021 Max Plus season pass to the Katy waterpark.  Simply go to TyphoonTexas.com and enter the promo code GOTIGERS at check-out to receive your savings.  The Max Plus Season Pass is priced […]

Katy Area All-District Football Players Honored

By George Slaughter Katy, which won its ninth state championship last week, placed 20 of its players on the District 19-6A teams, which were announced this week. Tompkins, which won the district title for the first time in school history, placed 17 of its players on those teams. Players are selected by a vote of the district coaches. Coach of the Year Todd McVey, Tompkins District Most Valuable Player Jalen Milroe, quarterback, senior, Tompkins Offensive […]

Katy Wins Title with 51-14 Victory Over Cedar Hill

By George Slaughter ARLINGTON—The Katy Tigers won the Class 6A Division II football state championship with a 51-14 victory over Cedar Hill Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The title is the first for Katy since 2015 and is the ninth in the history of the program. The Tigers have the second-most football state titles in the history of the University Interscholastic League, trailing only Aledo, which defeated Crosby Friday for its 10th title. Katy coach […]

Katy, Cedar Hill Play for State Title Saturday

City Administrator Byron Hebert, Mayor Bill Hastings (back row), and Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris (front row center) join the Katy High School cheerleaders (City of Katy photo)

By George Slaughter For Katy, the town has been painted, the red Tigers paraphernalia is out, and fans Friday morning gave a warm send-off to the team, which departed to Arlington in preparation for its state title game against Cedar Hill. All that’s left is to play the game, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest. The programs have faced each […]

Lots of Memories as Katy Prepares for Its 15th State Title Game

By George Slaughter Katy is preparing for Saturday’s football state title game against Cedar Hill. It’s an exciting time, as Katy cheerleaders painted city buildings with inspirational messages Monday afternoon and football fans break out their red Tigers paraphernalia. Yet for one fan, Ward B City Council Member Rory Robertson, Saturday’s game is more personal. Robertson, elected last November to his first term on the council, played offensive guard for Katy’s 1992-94 teams. His senior […]

Most points scored in a NFL game

The highest scoring NFL game ever came in 1966 when the Redskins and Giants combined for 113 points (Source). The Redskins’ 72-41 had the most combined points (113) in an NFL game, and the most points (72) for one team in an NFL game.2018’s Super Bowl was one of the highest Super Bowl scoring contests ever: The Eagles and Patriots scored a combined 74 points on the way to Philadelphia’s 41–33 victory. But the highest-scoring […]

Katy Returning to Title Game after Win over Hays Buda

By George Slaughter WACO—The Katy Tigers earned a berth in next week’s state title game after defeating Hays Buda, 63-7, Saturday at McLane Stadium. Katy, now 12-1, will face Cedar Hill at 1 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington for the Class 6A, Division II state championship. The Longhorns, also 12-1, defeated Guyen, 27-17, Saturday afternoon at McKinney ISD Stadium. Cedar Hill is south of Dallas and part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Katy […]

Katy Prepares for Semifinal against Buda Hays

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers continue their championship quest Saturday, when they face the Buda Hays Rebels. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium in Waco. The game will also be broadcast on TexanLive. The Tigers, 11-1, defeated Clear Falls, 51-14, last week. They defeated Shadow Creek and Houston Lamar in previous playoff games. Katy’s bi-district game against Fort Bend Elkins was canceled due to coronavirus cases on the Elkins team. […]