Sports

Local Teams Testing Mettle Before District Play

Morton Ranch RB Santana Scott will power the Maverick scoring machine this fall. He rushed for 1,247 yards and scored 12 touchdowns. Only Katy's Seth Davis and Dallas Glass had more rushing yardage. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By: Terry Carter Key games involving Katy ISD teams include: Tompkins, which won a tough opener against District 16-6A preseason favorite Cy Ranch, 31-23, will host Bridgeland on Friday at 7 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium. This game features two quality, playoff veteran teams expected to again make deep postseason runs. Both teams posted impressive 11-win seasons in 2021, and both are 1-0 this season. Tompkins needed to hold on in the fourth quarter to secure […]

Week 1 Yields 7-of-9 Football Victories 

Cinco Ranch QB Gavin Rutherford was one of many Katy ISD athletes who played well on week one of football season. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos.com)

By Terry Carter Cinco Ranch, Jordan, Katy, Mayde Creek, Morton Ranch, Paetow and Tompkins all posted wins last weekend. Several played at mid-season form in August. Cinco Ranch senior QB Gavin Rutherford, for example, completed 24-of-33 passes for 391 yards and five TDs as the Cougars rolled to victory over College Park. His passing yardage is the second-highest total in Cougar football history, according to Cinco Ranch head coach Chris Dudley. Cougar WR Noah Abboud […]

Taylor Discovers Offensive Heartbeat In Opener

Mustang defenders LB Jayden Williams (27) and DE Ashton Coker (90) chase down a Cy Woods ball carrier. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter The Taylor Mustangs revealed their championship character several times on Friday as they hosted a talented Cy Woods squad. The season opener pitted two hungry football teams, and Cy Woods claimed the win, 38-17. Coming off a 6-5 playoff season, the visiting Wildcats are expected to finish third in District 16-6A and reach the playoffs again. The Mustangs came alive against Cy Woods on both sides of the ball. Junior DE Ashton […]

Nico Iamaleava: One of the Most Coveted Recruits in Tennessee Football Program’s History

The state of Tennessee probably is the most interesting football recruiting location of all the 50 states. The Volunteer state borders eight states: Georgia, Kentucky,  North Carolina, Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri. Coincidentally, Missouri also shares that state bordering record with Tennessee with the show-me state having: Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Kentucky, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and of course Tennessee. One would think that having the sixteenth highest population, at a little bit above 6.5 million, […]

Tompkins Leads Strong 19-6A Volleyball Race

By Terry Carter The Tompkins volleyball team has dominated play against much of Region III teams, and the Lady Falcons are only getting better. With a 20-3 overall record, Tompkins dropped matches to Birdville and Northwest in tournament play in the Dallas area. Yet the Lady Falcons opened their season with nine consecutive victories before dropping a 3-2 tournament match against Clear Springs, 26-24, 18-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-12 in a Region 3 battle. District 19-6A […]

Will the Young and Renewed Houston Rockets Team Be Ready for the Tough Start Next Season?

The National Basketball Association is one of the biggest sports leagues in America, and certainly the biggest basketball league in the world. It is a part of the four major sports leagues in the country, and is ranked as the 3rd biggest sports league overall, falling behind only Major League Baseball and the National Football League. Thirty of the United States top-ranked basketball teams compete in the NBA, and today, we are looking at the […]

Panthers Pound on Conroe, Collect 14-3 Win

Paetow RB/LB Alex Kilgore (46) celebrates his first rushing touchdown to lead the Panthers to a 14-3 win on Friday. Kilgore also led a fierce defensive squad. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter The Paetow football team played championship defense on Friday as the Panthers defeated Conroe 14-3 at Legacy Stadium with a dominating nine sacks and more than 20 pressures on visiting Tiger quarterback. For much of the non-district, season opener, this game featured two intense, standout players despite the fact that both teams are filled with talent and playoff potential. And the Paetow standouts took turns building a highlight reel worthy of ESPN. […]

Top New Jersey Sports Activities All Family Watch and Play

Do you want to learn about the top sports activities in New Jersey? There are many. Click to see the top ones we have listed. New Jersey Sports Activities for All Family New Jersey is a place for sports lovers. It is home to several sports centers. So that’s no wonder that people engage in different types of sports and games; not only will you find people who take a keen interest in football and […]

What are the most Popular Sports in South Africa?

Sports have gained in popularity in South Africa during the last decade. Over three million individuals are now registered to play rugby, soccer, and cricket. Cricket is now South Africa’s most popular sport, with about one million individuals competing at a high level each year. Soccer’s popularity is growing rapidly, with an estimated 1.7 million people playing at a high level each year. South Africa is a country that appreciates a variety of sports, and […]

Spikers Engage District 19-6A Action

Jordan sophomore middle blocker Damisi Osibodu (17) will be one of several hitters and blockers for the Warriors this fall. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter As District 19-6A volleyball kicks-off this week, it’s clear the league race will be a battle for each team. All squads have claimed some key tournament wins that could make the eventual playoff race a 4-6 team bonanza. Tompkins (12-1) enters district play as the clear favorite. The Lady Falcons include a roster of preseason standouts, including outside hitters and exceptional setting and back row play. Tompkins defeated Seven Lakes, 25-12, 25-18 […]