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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 […]

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 […]

Tigers Gear-Up For Atascosita Showdown

Katy all-state RB Seth Davis (23) has already punched his ticket to play college football next year. And he is one of several dynamic players working together to produce another stellar football season for the Katy Tigers after a 14-1 run in 2021. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter As District 19-6A action nears, local teams are flexing and testing their manpower, strategies and mindset this weekend. Preseason-ranked No. 5 Katy will host No. 11 Atascosita on Friday at Legacy Stadium in a 6 p.m. kickoff of state-ranked 6A teams. The Tigers finished as Division II state semifinalists with a 14-1 record in 2021 while the 11-3 Eagles reached the Division I regional finals before falling to District 21-6A rival and […]

Local Teams Testing Mettle Before District Play

Morton Ranch RB Santana Scott will power the Maverick scoring machine this fall. He rushed for 1,247 yards and scored 12 touchdowns. Only Katy's Seth Davis and Dallas Glass had more rushing yardage. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By: Terry Carter Key games involving Katy ISD teams include: Tompkins, which won a tough opener against District 16-6A preseason favorite Cy Ranch, 31-23, will host Bridgeland on Friday at 7 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium. This game features two quality, playoff veteran teams expected to again make deep postseason runs. Both teams posted impressive 11-win seasons in 2021, and both are 1-0 this season. Tompkins needed to hold on in the fourth quarter to secure […]

Week 1 Yields 7-of-9 Football Victories 

Cinco Ranch QB Gavin Rutherford was one of many Katy ISD athletes who played well on week one of football season. (Photo by Terry Carter/

By Terry Carter Cinco Ranch, Jordan, Katy, Mayde Creek, Morton Ranch, Paetow and Tompkins all posted wins last weekend. Several played at mid-season form in August. Cinco Ranch senior QB Gavin Rutherford, for example, completed 24-of-33 passes for 391 yards and five TDs as the Cougars rolled to victory over College Park. His passing yardage is the second-highest total in Cougar football history, according to Cinco Ranch head coach Chris Dudley. Cougar WR Noah Abboud […]

Taylor Discovers Offensive Heartbeat In Opener

Mustang defenders LB Jayden Williams (27) and DE Ashton Coker (90) chase down a Cy Woods ball carrier. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter The Taylor Mustangs revealed their championship character several times on Friday as they hosted a talented Cy Woods squad. The season opener pitted two hungry football teams, and Cy Woods claimed the win, 38-17. Coming off a 6-5 playoff season, the visiting Wildcats are expected to finish third in District 16-6A and reach the playoffs again. The Mustangs came alive against Cy Woods on both sides of the ball. Junior DE Ashton […]

Katy ISD Football Scrimmage Schedule Set

Katy RB Dallas Glass (18) rushed for 1.339 yards and 20 TDs last year. He returns for his senior season with Tiger senior Seth Davis, a Mississippi State commit who finished 2021 with 2,460 yards and 28 TDs. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter Area football teams will be playing in their final scrimmage starting today in preparation for their 2022 football season next weekend. On Thursday five Katy ISD football scrimmages will take place as the hits and playmaking intensify. Teams are taking their turns quickly to test personnel and strategies because the fall football season routine of scouting, watching and preparing begins in just days. The Tompkins Falcons will host their scrimmage at Legacy […]

5 Of The Best Players In New England Patriots’ History

In recent years every football fan has heard of the amazing Tom Brady. There are even some fights among fans, players, and commentators, as they figure out if Brady is the best football player of all time. Well if we remove every other team from the running, we can easily see that Brady is the best player to ever grace the New England Patriots. All doubts leave our minds when we narrow down the history […]

Can the Houston Texans Upset the Odds in the 2022 AFC Conference?

If you believe the sportsbook odds, Houston Texans fans are in for a long old season in 2022-23. The bookmakers believe that Lovie Smith’s team have next to no chance of reaching the playoffs, and so much so that their chances of winning the Super Bowl are the lowest of any franchise in the NFL. And that’s even accounting for the gaping opportunity that will be afforded by a weaker-than-normal AFC Conference. Buffalo Bills and […]