Sports

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 […]

Sage Northcutt: A Future Homegrown MMA Champion?

Born in Katy back in March 1996, Sage Northcutt is now the city’s leading mixed martial arts representative. During the early years of his professional career, the 24-year-old was being touted as a future MMA champion. Interestingly, unlike many others, Northcutt’s path to stardom doesn’t appear to have the Ultimate Fighting Championship in his future. Instead, the six-foot fighter is targeting success in the Singapore-based promotion, ONE Championship. So, can he become a champion in […]

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. […]

How the Pandemic affected Sports in South Korea?

The whole world witnessed history in the year 2020 in the form of the Corona pandemic. While the origin was China, one of the first nations to get affected was South Korea. Needless to mention, this country fared well in handling the pandemic with the right measures like social distancing, aiding the government to follow the protocols, etc. How South Korea mitigated the CoVID-19 attack? The key factor that helped the Korean government in fighting […]

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 […]

John Carew’s impact on Norwegian sports diversity

Colour skin in sports has always been a matter of discussion throughout the years. Authorities are actively fighting against racism and various campaigns from UEFA are a clear representation of that. Even now this is a huge problem in European countries and the United States. However, we have numerous examples of black players who managed to achieve success. John Carew is one of them. Even though racism was never a problem in Norway Carew managed […]

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 […]