Mayde Creek Rams

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 […]

Randle Leaving Mayde Creek High School; Katy ISD Looking for Athletic Hall of Honor Nominations

By George Slaughter Brian Randle is stepping down as Mayde Creek High School athletics director and football coach to take a similar job at a new school named after his father. According to reports, Randle is joining Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School in the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Dr. Randle became superintendent of that district in 2001 and is retiring this year. The school is set to open this fall. Brian Randle is […]

Houston Touchdown Club Honors Katy ISD Athletes and Coaches

Julius Loughridge, coach Gary Joseph, coach Todd McVey, and Bryce Foster receive honors (Houston Touchdown Club photo)

By George Slaughter The Houston Touchdown Club honored Katy coach Gary Joseph, along with other Katy-area football coaches and players, at its 2020 UIL High School Awards Dinner Thursday night. Joseph led the Tigers to a 13-1 record and their ninth state championship, which was capped with a 51-14 win over Cedar Hill Saturday. The title is Joseph’s fifth as coach, with the last title coming in 2015. He was an assistant on three of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]