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Morton Ranch Begins Season with 36-17 Victory over Dobie

By Tom Behrens Morton Ranch defeated Dobie 36-17 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Morton Ranch played Dobie last year and lost 24-12. A junior Dobie returning linebacker, Chris Morris, was a second team All-District last year. “I told our players that Dobie has 4,000 students, and when you have that many students, you’ve got to have some players,” said Morton Ranch Coach Ron Counter. Preseason picks had the Longhorns third in […]

Football playoffs begin this weekend

November 3, 2016 - Morton Ranch takes the field prior to the start of the game between Seven Lakes and Morton Ranch at Rhodes Stadium in Katy, Texas. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

  Katy, Taylor, Cinco Ranch, and Morton Ranch begin their quest for State Championship in football starting Thursday evening. In Division 1, Morton Ranch squares off with undefeated Ridge Point on Thursday, 7 p.m. at Hall Stadium in Missouri City. Katy plays Travis, Friday, 7 p.m. at Rhodes Stadium. In Division 2, Taylor plays Kempner, Saturday, 11 a.m. at Rhodes Stadium. Cinco Ranch faces off against Bush at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land, also Saturday, […]


October 15, 2016 - Katy Taylor running back Ean Beek (2) rushes for a portion of his 247 yards during the game between Seven Lakes and Katy Taylor at Rhodes Stadium in Katy, Texas. Katy Taylor won the game 52-14. (Image Credit: John Glaser)

By Tom Behrens Photo by John Glaser FOOTBALL   Katy is up to its old self again Katy destroyed Morton Ranch 68-9, setting a Katy High School record of 61 points in the first half. Deondrick Glass, who is receiving lots of attention from FBS schools (newest offers – Michigan and Texas A&M), carried the ball five times with all carries ending up in the opposing team’s end zone. He collected 149 yards on eight […]

Morton Ranch Senior to Compete in Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

Morton Ranch Senior Scott Schuster competed in the 2016 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

The First Tee of Greater Houston sent Scott Schuster to compete in the 2016 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official PGA TOUR Champions event that was held Sept. 13-18 and televised internationally on Golf Channel. Scott Schuster, along with Stephen Boyd from Langham Creek, will join 80 other participants from The First Tee chapters for the event. The two local teens will be teamed with 81 PGA TOUR Champions players and […]

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Katy High School Tori Whillock (#6) and Amanda Meuth (#15) defend a spike against Morton Ranch Taylor Nichols (#10) in the Nike Classic Volleyball Tournament, Photo by John Glaser,

 Any previews of what the playoffs might look like? By Tom Behrens Now that the Nike tournament is history, most of the District 19 6A volleyball team coaches have a good idea about what their team excels at, or what needs to be improved upon. At the beginning of the volleyball season Coach Danielle Wells of the Lady Cougars at Cinco Ranch was reported saying she was looking more for leadership. She was not looking […]

MRHS Starting Lineup Taking Shape

Morton Ranch head football coach Dave Meadows instructs the Mavericks during team warm-ups before taking on Tompkins at Rhodes Stadium in Katy on October 23, 2015.

By Tom Behrens “Spring is where we learn about our team for the coming year” Coach Dave Meadows. Coach Dave Meadow at Morton Ranch says he and his coaches try to learn as much as they can about their offense and defense possibilities in spring practice. “We try to find out who are the better players at the different positions. We try to find the guy who might be a good player at one position […]

Katy High School Sports Quickly Drawing To Close

Baylor Signs Morton Ranch Midfield Baylor signs midfielder, Ashley Thornhill, of Morton Ranch HS & Challenge Soccer. In 2015 Thornhill was chosen as District 19-6A First Team, also named first-team All-District during freshman and junior years. She earned second-team All-District and Team Offensive MVP during sophomore year. She was Mavericks’ team captain during junior and senior year and garnered Team MVP during junior year. She was a three-time I-10 Shootout All-Tournament Team choice. Thornhill was […]