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Paetow Beats Fort Bend Clements 48-7, Improves to 3-0

By George Slaughter The Paetow Panthers are making history in their second season of varsity football. They improved to 3-0 Thursday night with a 48-7 victory Fort Bend Clements at Legacy Stadium. The Panthers scored on three of its five first half possessions to take command of the game. Other than on its first drive, which ended with a missed field goal, and its last drive, in which time ran out, everything was coming up […]

Clements-Paetow Matchup Headlines KISD High School Football Weekend

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter The Paetow Panthers hope to improve their record to 3-0 when they play Clements at 6 p.m. Thursday at Legacy Stadium. The Panthers, in only their third football season, and second with a varsity program, are coming off a 64-0 victory over Northbrook last week. Coach B.J. Gotte said the Panthers as making optimistic progress. He described the program as being on schedule, but it would become more clear by season’s end […]

Stewart of Katy All Smiles as he Runs off field at NRG Stadium

An image from the Aug. 29, 2019 preseason home game against the Los Angeles Rams. The Texans lost 10-22.

Samuel Stewart of Katy is all smiles as he runs off the field at NRG Stadium after picking up the tee from the opening kick off at a recent Houston Texans home game.  Samuel’s name was drawn as a winner of the Ashley HomeStore Kickoff Kid program.  Visit any Houston-area Ashley HomeStore to enter for a chance to win. 

Tompkins Defeats Klein Cain, 42-24

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons needed a halftime talk from coach Todd McVey, but it worked and they came back to defeat Klein Cain, 42-24, Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Hurricanes used a fast tempo and a no-huddle offense to take charge in the first half. They scored on their first possession with a six-yard run by sophomore running back Jaydon Blue with 7:39 in the first quarter. Cain added to its lead […]

Klein Cain-Tompkins Highlights This Week’s Katy ISD High School Football Matchups

Todd McVey

By George Slaughter Last season, the Tompkins Falcons were the surprise team in District 19-6A, finishing with both their first-ever winning record and playoff berth. The momentum has continued into this season, at least for the opening week, as Tompkins won its opener against Fort Bend Austin, 66-14. Tompkins hopes to continue their momentum when they play Klein Cain at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Legacy Stadium. The Hurricanes won their opener, 56-27, over Cypress Parks. […]

Atascocita Crushes Taylor, 69-7

By George Slaughter The Taylor Mustangs made the playoffs in their past two seasons, and entered this season confident it would again be a contender. They’ve got some work to do after a tough 69-7 loss against Atascocita Friday at Legacy Stadium. After an exchange of punts to start the game, Taylor opened the scoring with a dramatic 70-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Dalton Burden to senior running back Marcus Grant, who was wide […]

Katy Upends North Shore, 24-21

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers scored 17 unanswered second-half points to defeat defending state champion North Shore, 24-21, Thursday at Galena Park ISD Stadium. The victory has to be all the sweeter for Katy, as last year it lost both its season opener and a playoff matchup to North Shore. The Tigers’ only two losses last season came against North Shore. Thursday’s game was a hard-fought game between two proud programs with championship expectations. […]

Football Kicks Off Thursday for Katy ISD Schools

Katy coach Gary Joseph and his Tigers football team kicks off their football season Thursday against North Shore - John Glaser photo

By George Slaughter The Katy vs. North Shore game, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Galena Park ISD Stadium, is understandably getting its share of attention this week. Both schools are perennial powerhouses and have become rivals in recent seasons. The game itself will be broadcast on ESPNU and television watch parties have been set up for those fans unable to make the drive to Galena Park. But this matchup isn’t the only one that […]

What Can The Houston Texans Look To Achieve In 2019?

The Houston Texans finished 2018 with a record of 11-5 which was enough to see them seal the AFC South title and advance into the playoffs for the first time since 2016. Unfortunately for Bill O’Brien’s side, they were beaten in the Wild Card Round 21-7 by their division rivals Indianapolis Colts. Preparations are already underway for the new campaign where Texans fans will be hoping their team can learn from their experience of last […]

Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Especially the Sport

Photo by Caitlyn Wilson on Unsplash License Around the world, everyone knows that everything’s bigger in Texas. This is so well known that it’s written on bumper stickers, mugs and even t-shirts. The Texas State Capitol is 14 feet taller than the United States Capitol in Washington DC. Dallas/Fort Worth Airport is larger in area than Manhattan in New York. The state of Texas itself is actually nearly as big as Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, […]