By Tom Behrens

Soccer players earn Honors KISD District 19-6A Soccer Athletes Earned Nine All-State Awards, Several Regional Awards, and Two Regional Coaching Honors

by Tom Behrens Region and State … Tompkins and Cinco Ranch girls produced seven of the honorees. The Cougars had three First-Team players in senior defender Lilly Bravenec, senior mid-fielder Shaylee Anaya and sophomore forward Ali Russell. Senior midfielder Mary Brodeur took all Region III-6A first team honors for the Cougars. Tompkins was led by First Team selection Cailey Croson. Senior midfielder, JoAnnie Ramos amassed 14 goals and seven assists. Barbara Olivieri made the All-State […]


MVP: Jay Jay Chandler, Sr., Cinco Ranch Offensive MVP: William Brueggeman, Sr., Strake Jesuit Defensive MVP: Diego Martinez, Sr., Seven Lakes Newcomer: L.J. Cryer, Fr., Morton Ranch Coach: Neil King, Cinco Ranch First team: Darius Alford, Jr., Seven Lakes; Jamal Bieniemy, Jr., Tompkins; L.J. Cryer, Fr., Morton Ranch; Enzo Sechi, Jr., Taylor; Alonzo Sule, Sr., Cinco Ranch Second team: Mike Donlon, Sr., Strake Jesuit; Jordan Pride, Sr., Strake Jesuit; Westley Sellers, Fr., Morton Ranch; Kristian […]

Soccer The Final Stretch To State Championship

By Tom Behrens Cinco Ranch – Fort Bend Austin, Langham Creek, and Ridge Point: The District 19-6A champion Cinco Ranch Lady Cougars defeated Fort Bend Austin, Langham Creek, and Ridge Point. Kendall Hollo highlighted the Ridge Point victory with two goals. Mckenzie Chew, Ali Russell, Olivia Futch, Shaylee Anaya, Alexa Zarvos and Abby Mcclain, contributed both offensively and defensively for the Lady Cougars in their climb up the playoff ladder. The Cougars next opponent: Atascocita […]

Coach Mike Johnston Field Dedication

By Tom Behrens The Katy ISD board members in a recent meeting unanimously voted to name the second Katy ISD stadium Mike Johnston Field at Legacy Stadium. “It’s an honor, not for just myself, but for my family to have our family name attached to a facility,” Coach Johnston said in a recorded interview at the almost completed new stadium. It’s also a tribute to the coaches I had work with me through those years. […]

Lots Of Spring Sports Going On In Katy ISD

Katy short stop JJ Padilla (2) attempts to leap over a tag from Seven Lakes catcher Kaleb Thompson (23) during the UIL District 19-6A game between the Seven Lakes Spartans and the Katy Tigers at Katy High School in Katy, TX. The Spartans defeated the Tigers 6-2; John Glaser/Katy News. (Credit Image: © John Glaser/Katy News)

By Tom Behrens Baseball With eight games left in regular season: 1. Seven Lakes 5-1-0 and 15-5-0 2. Tompkins 5-2-0 and 13-7-1 3. Taylor 4-2-0 and 13-7-0 4. Katy 4-2-0 and 15-5-1 5. Strake Jesuit 3-4-0 and 16-6-3 6. Morton Ranch 3-4-0 and 9-13-0 7. Cinco Ranch 2-4-0 and 7-11-0 8. Mayde Creek 0-7-0, 1-15-0 Katy HS… At the beginning of the season, Coach Tom McPherson reported that the Tigers did not have many players […]

Bassmaster Classic March 24-26

Could be a weekend of double digit bass By Tom Behrens Katy sports fans have experienced two NBA World Championships with the Houston Rockets, a MLB World Series with the Houston Astros, NFL Super Bowls and several high school State Champion sports teams. We now have the chance to witness firsthand the World Series of bass fishing… the Bassmaster Classic. The 47th world championship of bass fishing, the GEICO Bassmaster Classic, March 24-26, presented by […]

Wrestling District 19-6A has another State Champion

Morton Ranch Girls Bring Home a State Championship in Wrestling By Tom Behrens The Lady Mavericks took down Euless Trinity, 86-82 to win the 6A gold at Berry Center, Saturday. The Morton Ranch girls went into the final rounds of the tournament in first place with 49 points. Its Morton Ranch’s first state title after two second place finishes. Individually, Chelsea Sanchez was pinned by Euless Trinity’s Mack Beggs, but was a silver medal champion […]

Boys’ playoff basket ball action tips off Tuesday evening

By Tom Behrens, While the girls are battling it out in the area III quarterfinals at Merrell Center, Feb. 20, the boys will be playing their first playoff games in different venues across the west side of Houston. Seven Lakes takes on Bush, 7:30 p.m. at Coleman. The Bush Broncos have been regional finalists the last two years. Cinco Ranch travels to Alief Taylor to play Ridge Point at 7:00 p.m.; Tompkins makes a […]

Seven Lakes and Katy move on to quarterfinals

By Tom Behrens, Seven Lakes girls basketball is masterful…. The Lady Spartans of Seven Lakes continued their march to a match up in the girls’ state championship by defeating Cypress Fairbanks, 48-31 on Friday evening. The Spartans next opponent is Langham Creek, number two seeded team out of District 17-6A who defeated Hightower 67-53, the number one seed from District 20. Katy High School Lady Tigers win… Season over for Taylor Katy High School […]

The Recruiting Issue

What you don’t know about college football recruiting… Lots of pressure on both student players and college coaches; some students will be donning the colors of their new school, others won’t By Tom Behrens, At press deadlines National Signing Day for college football is just days away. Many of the area’s gridiron stars have selected their future destinations; some are even already on campus, while others will announce their decisions on Wednesday, Feb. 1. […]