football

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 […]

Katy Defeats Clear Springs in Season Opener

By George Slaughter Katy started its state title defense with a 40-7 win over Clear Springs Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The Chargers, coming off a 7-4 record last season, had high hopes for the game. But they got off to a rough start. Clear Springs fumbled the opening kickoff and recovered the ball at their own 4-yard line. The Chargers then drew a penalty before the first play from scrimmage. Now they were at […]

J Jensen Named Mayde Creek Rams Coach and Athletic Director

Coach J Jensen (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter J Jensen, defensive coordinator at Taylor High School, has been named head coach and athletic director at Mayde Creek High School. Jensen begins his duties this month. Jensen knows about the school, as he’s a 1998 graduate and was a captain on a regional semi-finalist team there. He began his coaching career in 2003 at Morton Ranch Junior High School. He rejoined Mayde Creek as an offensive line coach in 2005, according […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seven Lakes Moves Closer to Playoffs with Win over Mayde Creek

By George Slaughter Having a bye week is nothing unusual in football. Having two consecutive bye weeks can be a cause for concern. But Seven Lakes needn’t have worried, as it earned a 38-26 homecoming win against Mayde Creek Friday night at Legacy Stadium. The win puts the Spartans, now 2-4 overall and 2-2 in District 19-6A, in control of their playoff destiny. They will clinch a playoff spot with a win in their next […]

Tompkins Defeats Katy, 24-19, Ending Tigers’ 75-Game District Win Streak

By George Slaughter “It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon” is a popular catchphrase at Tompkins High School. Thursday night at Legacy Stadium proved to be a great night to be a Falcon, also, as Tompkins defeated Katy, 24-19, for its first-ever win against the Tigers. Tompkins improves to 6-0 overall, 4-0 in District 19-6A. Katy falls to 5-1 and 2-1, respectively. The loss is Katy’s first in district play since 2008. The loss […]

Tompkins Defeats Morton Ranch; Faces Katy Thursday

By George Slaughter Tompkins exploded for 27 second quarter points to cruise to a 48-0 victory over Morton Ranch Friday night at Legacy Stadium. Tompkins improves to 5-0 overall, 3-0 in District 19-6A. Morton Ranch falls to 1-4 and 0-3, respectively. The Falcons are playing with confidence, and it showed against the Mavericks. Tompkins coach Todd McVey said the team had a good week of practice, adding that he tells the players they win games […]

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 […]

Friday Night Lights Just Got Better: Abc13/KTRK-Tv Houston Teams Up With Texan Live To Stream High School Sports With A Football Kickoff

Viewers Can Stream Live Two Games Each Week on ABC13.com, ABC13’s app and ABC13’s Connected TV Apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku  ABC13, Houston’s news leader, is proud to partner with Texan Live, the authority on live and on-demand high school sports in Texas, to livestream two high school games throughout greater Houston each week on ABC13’s streaming apps. Kicking off the partnership with high school football, viewers can stream the highly anticipated annual “Battle Line on […]