CINCO RANCH COUGARS

Cinco Ranch Defeats Brazoswood, 48-14

By George Slaughter The Cinco Ranch rebuilding project continues to show good results, with the Cougars posting a 48-14 win over Brazoswood Friday at Legacy Stadium. The Cougars improve to 3-0. Brazoswood falls to 2-1. Cinco Ranch literally needed no time to start Friday’s onslaught. The Buccaneers fumbled the opening kickoff and Cinco Ranch junior defensive back Brayan Perez Gilbes recovered the ball and ran it in for the opening touchdown. The score came before […]

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 […]

Seven Lakes Claims Final Playoff Spot with Win over Cinco Ranch

By George Slaughter Seven Lakes claimed the final playoff spot from District 19-6A Friday, hanging on for a 30-22 win over Cinco Ranch at Legacy Stadium. The Spartans improve to 3-5 overall and 3-3 in District 19-6A. They join Tompkins, Katy, and Taylor as playoff teams from the district. Tompkins and Seven Lakes will compete in the Division I playoffs because they have the larger student populations of the four playoff teams. Katy and Taylor […]

Katy ISD Updates Ticketing Policy for Basketball Games

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Athletics Department Thursday updated its ticketing policy for basketball games in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, the district said parents of basketball players will be provided parent cards, and when they present those cards at games, they will be permitted to purchase up to four tickets. Tickets are $2 for students and $5 for adults. Students will be admitted only if accompanied by […]

Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes Football Game Postponed to December 4

By George Slaughter The coronavirus pandemic has compelled the postponement of the Cinco Ranch-Seven Lakes football game. The game is now scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 4, at Legacy Stadium. As of Thursday, Cinco Ranch had 12 active student cases, and one active staff case, according to the Katy Independent School District. Seven Lakes has 15 active student cases, and three active staff cases. Cinco Ranch has an enrollment of 3,439 students. Seven Lakes […]

Mayde Creek-Katy Football Game Rescheduled; Tigers to Play Cinco Ranch Saturday

By George Slaughter The Mayde Creek-Katy football game has been rescheduled following the disclosure of a COVID-19 case within the Mayde Creek football program. The varsity game will take place at 6 p.m. December 3 at Legacy Stadium. It was originally set for Thursday. Katy will now play Cinco Ranch at 11 a.m. Saturday at Legacy Stadium. This was supposed to be an off week for the Cougars. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Katy […]

Cinco Ranch Beats Mayde Creek For First Win Since 2018

By George Slaughter After suffering through a 14-game losing streak that dated back to November 2018, Cinco Ranch is once again in the win column. The Cougars defeated Mayde Creek, 21-17, Friday night at Rhodes Stadium. The Cougars improve to 1-3 overall, and 1-1 in District 19-6A. Mayde Creek falls to 3-1 and 0-1, respectively. The win is the first for Cougars Coach Chris Dudley, who took over last year after the retirement of longtime […]

Katy ISD Announces Ticketing, Attendance Plans for Sports Events

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Legacy and Rhodes stadiums will be filled only to 50% capacity for sporting events this fall, under ticketing and attendance plans announced by the district in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The district said it will sell tickets to 40% of stadium capacity, with the remaining 10% to account for late-arriving passholders and parents of athletes. Ticket pre-sales will be online only at two websites: http://www.katvisd.org/deDt/athletics/Pages/default.aspx https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/11016/academvsports-outdoors-student-activities-complex Purchasing Varsity Football Tickets On […]

Katy ISD Coaches Honored as Coaches of the Year

Taylor High School coach Chad Simmons (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Chad Simmons and Mike Rabe were honored by the Katy Independent School District as high school boys head coaches of the year, while Danielle Wells was honored as high school girls head coach of the year. Simmons is football coach at Taylor High School. Rabe was football coach at Mayde Creek High School and has moved on to the new Jordan High School. Wells is volleyball coach at Cinco Ranch High School. […]

Mayde Creek, Taylor Compete for Final Playoff Spot

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter Call it a case of musical chairs, District 19-6A style, with two teams—Morton Ranch and Taylor—competing for the final playoff spot this weekend, the last of the regular season. Katy, at 9-0 overall and 5-0 in district, has clinched the top spot. Tompkins, at 9-1 overall and 5-1 in district, has clinched the second spot. Tompkins has a bye this week. Mayde Creek, at 7-2 overall and 3-2 in district, has the […]