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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. […]

Aristoi Repeats as State Football Champions

For the second year in a row, Aristoi Classical Academy celebrated its triumph as Varsity Flag Football State Champions on December 12, 2020. Saturday’s championship game was played against Uplift Peak Preparatory, Dallas.  The Griffins (10-0) finalized their season with a solid 46-21 victory, completing their last two consecutive seasons with an undefeated 22-0 record. Aristoi varsity football coach, BJ Sarver said, “This team wanted to make their own legacy.  They wanted their names on […]

Tompkins Cruises to 51-28 Win Over Cy-Fair; Katy, Taylor Also Win

By George Slaughter The Tompkins defense returned three Cy-Fair turnovers for scores as the Falcons cruised to a 51-28 Class 6A, Division I area playoff win Friday at Legacy Stadium. Tompkins, the District 19-6A champion, improves to 10-0. Cy-Fair, the District 17-6A champion, ends its season at 10-2. Tompkins had just taken a 10-7 second quarter lead on a 55-yard run by senior quarterback Jalen Milroe when the defense began forcing turnovers and making scores […]

Katy ISD Student-Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Ethan Onianwa, of Cinco Ranch High School, before signing his National Letter of Intent (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Thirteen Katy Independent School District student-athletes Thursday signed national letters of intent to play their chosen sport in their selected colleges. More student-athletes will commit to various schools on February 3, during National Signing Day. Cinco Ranch High School 2020 Signees Ethan Onianwa – Football – Rice University Paetow High School 2020 Signees Emanuel Forero – Track/Cross Country – William Penn University Kyle Glover – Track/Cross Country – University of Arkansas at […]

Paetow Football Playoff Game Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

By George Slaughter Paetow’s Class 5A Paetow’s Class 5A area playoff game against New Braunfels Canyon was cancelled Thursday afternoon amid coronavirus concerns at Paetow High School. The cancellation does not change the records of the teams, but it ends Paetow’s season at 9-1. Canyon, which is 10-1, will play the winner of the Cedar Park-Foster game next week. Officials had originally moved the game to Saturday at Legacy Stadium, but the situation failed to […]