Football News

Jensen Returns To Rams Hot Seat

J Jensen is returning home. Once more. Photo credit: StockSnap Pixabay The previous Mayde Creek Ram, Class of 1998, and previous colleague football trainer at Mayde Creek, 2005-2010, was named the Rams’ freshest head football coach and trainer on Wednesday evening. On announcing the news, Jensen admitted that he’d been dreaming about the opportunity ever since he was a child and it was a dream come true for him to actually have been given the […]

Randle Leaving Mayde Creek High School; Katy ISD Looking for Athletic Hall of Honor Nominations

By George Slaughter Brian Randle is stepping down as Mayde Creek High School athletics director and football coach to take a similar job at a new school named after his father. According to reports, Randle is joining Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School in the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Dr. Randle became superintendent of that district in 2001 and is retiring this year. The school is set to open this fall. Brian Randle is […]

Katy ISD Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent with Colleges

By George Slaughter Sixty-eight Katy ISD student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play their selected sports at various colleges across Texas and the United States. Here’s a list of the signees. Cinco Ranch High School 2021 Signees Eva Fitzgerald – Volleyball – St. Thomas University in Minnesota James Geyser – Football – Blinn Junior College Kayla Griebl – Volleyball – Brown University Isabella Walsh – Wrestling – Lindenwood University Katy High School 2021 […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Granville and Walter Sign to Division I Collegiate Football Programs

Fort Bend Christian Academy football standouts Zion Granville has committed to Illinois State University, and Robert Walter has committed to Houston Baptist University in signing their National Letter of Intent. Granville, attending Illinois State University, began playing football at FBCA during his senior year as a defensive end. In a short period of time, Granville worked hard to become an integral part of the FBCA Eagles. Walter, attending Houston Baptist University, has been a force […]

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 […]