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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. […]

Katy Defeats Clear Falls, Advances to Semifinals

By George Slaughter Katy coach Gary Joseph celebrated his 65th birthday Saturday, and the Tigers gave him a 51-14 playoff win over Clear Falls at Legacy Stadium for a present. The win improves Katy’s record to 11-1. Clear Falls ends its season at 8-4. The Tigers move on to the semifinals, where they will face Hays at 2 p.m. Saturday at McLane Stadium in Waco. Hays, 10-3, defeated Vandegrift 38-10 Saturday. High school football season […]

Katy to Face Clear Falls in Football Quarterfinals Saturday

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers begin 2021 hoping to continue what they did at the end of 2020—winning in the playoffs. They return to action against Clear Falls in the Class 6A, Division II quarterfinals this weekend. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Legacy Stadium. The Tigers, 10-1, defeated Shadow Creek 49-24 last week in the regional round. In that game, sophomore quarterback Caleb Koger completed 8 of 15 passes for 193 yards […]

Tips To Get Into American Football

Do you find yourself struggling to get invested in American football? If so, here are some of the best tips you can use that should get you started with enjoying it. Ryan at ATS.io said my very first introduction to American football was unforgettable. It was Superbowl XLV. A matchup between the Packers and the Steelers. Until this very moment, American football didn’t interest me. While I did enjoy my share of Ace Ventura, Dan […]

Tompkins, Taylor Fall in Playoff Action

By George Slaughter The North Shore Mustangs rolled to a 47-22 playoff win over Tompkins in a regional playoff game Thursday at Legacy Stadium. The loss ends a historic season for the Falcons, who won their first district title in school history. The Falcons finish at 10-1. The Mustangs, meanwhile, improve to 13-0 and will play the winner of Saturday’s Ridge Point-Atascocita game. The Mustangs got to work early, racing to a 13-0 first quarter […]

How Katy’s Pro Football Representatives Are Fairing During This Year’s Football Season

It’s fair to say Katy has produced some talented sports stars down the years, from the likes of Tyler Myers at the Vancouver Canucks to Sage Northcutt who has enjoyed a number of fights in the UFC. But Katy’s finest exports often end up in the NFL and there are a number of pro footballers playing their trade across the country during this current 2020/21 season. As we head towards the postseason, we decided to […]

Tompkins, Taylor, and Katy Continue Playoff Quest This Week

By George Slaughter Christmas time is here, the song says, and so is the regional round of the Texas high school football playoffs. Three Katy-area teams—Tompkins, Taylor, and Katy—will play, hoping to advance to their respective quarterfinal rounds. Two games are set for Thursday, and the third is set for Saturday, to accommodate the Christmas holiday. The games will all be broadcast on texanlive.com. Here’s an overview of the upcoming matchups. North Shore Mustangs vs. […]