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How To Organize The Best Football Party

Here’s how to make your party the talk of the town We’re well into football season now and if you’ve not thrown a football party yet, maybe now is the time. If you’re lucky enough to have a group of friends that love the game as much as you do then it’s the perfect excuse to get everybody together, and if it all goes well then it might become the new favorite tradition. These are […]

Katy-Area Quarterfinal Playoff Roundup: Paetow and Katy Advance

Paetow players huddle together in a pregame talk on Friday that included Cortez Hunter (8), Jacob Walker (21) and Michael Jordan (12) prior to playing Hightower. (Terry Carter/UD photo)

By George Slaughter Both Katy-area teams claimed victories in the quarterfinal round of the Texas high school football playoffs. Both games were at Rice Stadium. Paetow 35, Fort Bend Hightower 12 Paetow punched its ticket to the Class 5A Division I semifinals with a win over Fort Bend Hightower Friday night. Senior running back Jacob Brown led the way, rushing for 346 yards and five touchdowns on 30 carries. Brown’s first touchdown came on a […]

Katy-Area Regional Playoff Roundup: Katy, Paetow Advance

Katy Tiger receiver Nic Anderson (4) celebrates an early scoring reception with teammate Isaiah Smith (26) into the end zone. (Terry Carter/UD photo)

By George Slaughter Katy and Paetow punched their tickets to the quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs with decisive wins Friday. Katy defeated C.E. King. Paetow defeated Cedar Park. The other two remaining Katy-area teams in the playoffs, Tompkins and Cinco Ranch, fell short in their playoff bids over the weekend. North Shore held off a valiant Tompkins second-half comeback to win that game. Summer Creek posted a strong win against Cinco Ranch, […]

Teams with the most NFL Conference Championship Titles

The NFC The NFC is the National Football Commission in the National Football League. They are one of the two conferences in the league that accounts for half of the teams in the NFL. The conference came into being at the merger of the NFL and AFL when the two Football leagues became one and formed the NFL in the mid-late 20th Century. They were formerly the NFL.  The AFC The AFC is the American […]

Katy-Area Football Area Playoff Roundup: Tompkins, Katy, Paetow and Cinco Ranch Advance

Katy coaches congratulate the Tiger offense, which scored early and often against Stratford. (Terry Carter/UD

By George Slaughter All four Katy-area teams this weekend advanced to the regional playoff round by posting lopsided wins. Tompkins 42, Jersey Village 14 Caleb Blocker rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries, while Caleb Komolafe had 104 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries, as Tompkins defeated Jersey Village Friday at Pridgeon Stadium. The Falcons are 11-1. Jersey Village ends its season at 11-1. Katy 59, Houston Stratford 7 Katy continued […]

Katy-Area Football Bi-District Playoff Roundup: Paetow, Tompkins, Katy and Cinco Ranch Advance

Paetow defensive back Kentrell Webb (16) celebrates an interception return for a touchdown against Galveston Ball with Panther teammates C.J. Johnson (7) and Michael Jordan (12). (Terry Carter/UD photo)

By George Slaughter Four of five Katy-area teams this weekend advanced to the area round of the Texas high school football playoffs. Katy, the District 19-6A champion, will next play Stratford Friday night at Tully Stadium. Tompkins, the district runner-up, will play Jersey Village Friday night at Pridgeon Stadium. Cinco Ranch will play Memorial Saturday afternoon at Tully Stadium. Seven Lakes, the remaining playoff qualifier from District 19-6A, lost against Ridge Point. Paetow, the District […]

Maryland Picks Up the Win Over Indiana

University of Maryland Head Coach Mike Locksley is one of the last coaches that would take credit for his team’s success. Last week, the Terps dispatched of their Big Ten East rivals from Indiana in a high scoring affair in College Park, Maryland. Wins have not been easy to come by for Maryland, who plays in one of the most competitive conferences in all of college football. The win is just the twelfth since 2019 […]

The Best Monday Night Football Traditions

American football players are ready to start a match on modern field at night

Are you ready for some football? Hank Williams Jr. has been asking this of fans on Monday nights during most football seasons since 1989. If you were watching, the answer was always “yes,” of course. For football fans, there was no reason to dread Mondays during the fall. The weekend seems a little longer when you know you have a big game to look forward to that evening. Since 1970, the Monday night game has […]

Katy-Area Week 11 Football Roundup: Paetow Wins District 10-5A Title

The Paetow Panthers celebrate their first-ever varsity football district championship. (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter The Paetow Panthers made school history Thursday, winning their first-ever district title in football with a 55-13 win over Angleton at Legacy Stadium. The Panthers are 9-1 overall, 7-1 in district. The Wildcats are 7-3 overall, 5-3 in district. Senior running back Damyrion Phillips had 230 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries to lead the Panthers. But while he had the big yards, his teammates also made their mark. Senior quarterback […]

Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Team Inductees for 2020-21

Cinco Ranch junior John Gioffre (right) celebrates the Cougars' 2007 state wrestling championship with coach Bill Dushane and teammates.

By Terry Carter Due to COVID-related restricts in 2020, this year’s Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor inductions will include both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 this weekend. Katy ISD Executive Athletic Director Debbie Decker said Friday’s induction events at Legacy and Rhodes Stadiums will be the final year of inducting members to get current. Starting with its first class in 2017, the Athletic Hall of Honor, a 501 (c) 3 […]