Sports

Colorado’s sports betting revenue hits unprecedented highs

Despite 2020 being a year where many sports teams have lost revenue, sportsbooks in Colorado recently began hitting new highs, particularly during the final quarter of the year. Online and in person sports betting was legalized in the state following a vote in November 2019, with the first wagers being placed from spring the following year. Colorado citizens are now able to place bets on both individual and team professional sports, collegiate sports, motorsports as […]

Seven Lakes Cheer Team Wins State Title

The Seven Lakes cheer team (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter The Seven Lakes High School community has much to cheer about. Now it has a state championship cheering team to cheer about, as well. The Spartans place first of 43 schools in Class 6A, Division 1, to win their title Thursday at the UIL State Spirit Championship in Fort Worth. Amy Weaston, Seven Lakes cheer coach, said this is the second time the cheer team has medaled at the state championship. In […]

Typhoon Texas Salutes State Champion Katy High School Tigers With Season Pass Savings Offer

Typhoon Texas is celebrating the State Champion Katy High School Tigers with a special savings saluting the waterpark’s nearby Katy neighbors.  In recognition of the school’s ninth state championship in football, now thru January 20 at 11:59 p.m., save $9.99 with the purchase of a 2021 Max Plus season pass to the Katy waterpark.  Simply go to TyphoonTexas.com and enter the promo code GOTIGERS at check-out to receive your savings.  The Max Plus Season Pass is priced […]

Big Bass are Back as Lake Austin Produces Second Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class Entry of 2021

 In less than a week, the second Legacy Class largemouth bass of the 2021 Toyota ShareLunker season was reeled in at Lake Austin Thursday evening January 14. Angler CJ Oates, from Lago Vista, Texas, caught the 13.02-pounder just a few days after “ShareLunker 586” was claimed at Sam Rayburn. “It was a last-minute decision whether to fish Lake Travis or Austin,” said Oates. “Luckily my good buddy John Davilla talked me into Austin. The bites started off […]

Katy Area All-District Football Players Honored

By George Slaughter Katy, which won its ninth state championship last week, placed 20 of its players on the District 19-6A teams, which were announced this week. Tompkins, which won the district title for the first time in school history, placed 17 of its players on those teams. Players are selected by a vote of the district coaches. Coach of the Year Todd McVey, Tompkins District Most Valuable Player Jalen Milroe, quarterback, senior, Tompkins Offensive […]

Do’s and Don’ts When Betting on Horse Racing

Betting can be a tough gig even for experienced gamblers, never mind if you are a beginner new to the sports betting game. It can be even more tough when you are betting on horse racing so you should take advantage of tips for every day. This historic sport is known for its open and unpredictable nature compared with other mainstream sports. When it comes to betting on horse racing there are a few tricks […]

4 Reasons Why a Golf Simulator Is Truly Worth Buying

A golfing simulator is something any regular gold player should consider purchasing. With regular practice on it, you can lower your scores and improve the way you strike the ball with a driver, fairway woods, and irons. It can also assist you to mentally prepare for games on a real golf course. The feedback you receive can be used to monitor your progress in these areas which can greatly help how you approach each game.  […]

Exciting Ways You Can Improve Your Basketball Skills This 2021

2020 has hit us hard on many levels, sports not being the exception. Even if not before an audience, many championships were canceled due to the risk involved. A lot of people that practice sports on an amateur level had to quit for a year as getting too close and breathing into someone’s face during a friendly game suddenly became a serious foul. Some of us managed to stay committed and continued practicing even on […]

Katy Wins Title with 51-14 Victory Over Cedar Hill

By George Slaughter ARLINGTON—The Katy Tigers won the Class 6A Division II football state championship with a 51-14 victory over Cedar Hill Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The title is the first for Katy since 2015 and is the ninth in the history of the program. The Tigers have the second-most football state titles in the history of the University Interscholastic League, trailing only Aledo, which defeated Crosby Friday for its 10th title. Katy coach […]

Katy, Cedar Hill Play for State Title Saturday

City Administrator Byron Hebert, Mayor Bill Hastings (back row), and Mayor Pro Tem Chris Harris (front row center) join the Katy High School cheerleaders (City of Katy photo)

By George Slaughter For Katy, the town has been painted, the red Tigers paraphernalia is out, and fans Friday morning gave a warm send-off to the team, which departed to Arlington in preparation for its state title game against Cedar Hill. All that’s left is to play the game, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest. The programs have faced each […]