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Friday 01/23/2015
Lady Knights aim to turn season around
Posted: January 23, 2015

Harker Heights certainly has its work cut out for it with a 1-6 start to district play.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Harker Heights boys make statement win against Ellison
Posted: January 22, 2015

Random musings as Harker Heights and Ellison may have played the two best games of the season between 12-6A teams.

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Friday 01/16/2015
District 12-6A finally getting the respect it deserves
Posted: January 16, 2015

Random musings as we ponder why it took this long to institute a playoff in college football.

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Lady Knights still showing fight
Posted: January 16, 2015

Harker Heights head coach Shirretha Nelson can attest to how exhausting life is in District 12-6A.

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No. 12 Knights host Belton tonight
Posted: January 16, 2015

Wins have a way of masking what ails a team.

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Friday 01/09/2015
Knights improve on the court
Posted: January 09, 2015

It didn’t matter that Harker Heights hadn’t played a district game entering Tuesday.

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It’s a dogfight among 12-6A hoops teams
Posted: January 09, 2015

Random musings as the winter sports season is in full swing:

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Lady Knights turn attention to Copperas Cove
Posted: January 09, 2015

After her team picked up its first district win of the season, an impressive 61-50 triumph against Shoemaker on Tuesday, Harker Heights head coach Shirretha Nelson admitted it was a chance to enjoy the moment.

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Friday 01/02/2015
Bobbitt makes history during Killeen Classic
Posted: January 02, 2015

Harker Heights didn’t take the Killeen Classic title this week, after a heart-stopping 51-50 loss to Ellison in the semifinal Wednesday morning.

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Lady Knights fight back against Carroll
Posted: January 02, 2015

Shirretha Nelson didn’t cut any corners as she sat in her office Tuesday evening.

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Mark your calenders: Heights meets Ellison twice
Posted: January 02, 2015

Random musings as the Killeen Classic lived up to the hype in its return.

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Friday 12/26/2014
This tourney should be a Classic
Posted: December 26, 2014

Random musings as the Killeen Classic returns in four days:

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Heights will hoop it up on Tuesday
Posted: December 26, 2014

The Harker Heights boys and girls basketball teams will return to action Tuesday in the newly reborn Killeen Classic that will take place at the four Killeen ISD high schools on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Salado Eagles play at AT&T Center
Posted: December 26, 2014

When Chris Deal stepped on the same court that hosted the NBA Finals this past June he said he didn’t feel the nerves — just an adrenaline rush from being on the same court that the world champions call home.

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Thursday 12/11/2014
Lady Knights open with a big test hosting Ellison
Posted: December 11, 2014

Random musings as the games start to count now on the hardwood.

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Lady Knights’ Nelson: Teamwork key to season
Posted: December 11, 2014

There will be no warmup for Harker Heights when it comes to beginning District 12-6A play.

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Knights using balance to rise again in polls
Posted: December 11, 2014

Harker Heights began this season ranked significantly lower than where it ended last season in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings — nine spots to be exact, coming in at No. 20 in the preseason poll.

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Friday 12/05/2014
12-6A hoops are as fickle as football
Posted: December 05, 2014

Random musings as Waco may be the site of a historic college football debacle come Sunday:

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Heights well represented on 12-6A All-District teams
Posted: December 05, 2014

The fall sports season came and went without any Harker Heights teams reaching the postseason, but this past week, the Knights and Lady Knights were still honored for what they accomplished this fall.

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Heights aims to continue hot start in Garland
Posted: December 05, 2014

Before his team packed its bags for Garland, where Harker Heights will continue play in the Curtis Culwell Invitational today, Knights head coach Celneque Bobbitt wasn’t as concerned with what his team was going to do this weekend as he was with ensuring his camera was ready to go.

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Friday 11/28/2014
Talented Knights off to strong start
Posted: November 28, 2014

Random musings as the next high school football season is nearly upon us:

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Led by C.J. Bobbitt, Heights has put together an undefeated beginning to the season
Posted: November 28, 2014

On the first day of practice for the 2014 season, Harker Heights head coach Celneque Bobbitt acknowledged that perhaps the most noticeable difference between this edition of the Knights and the district champions from last year was going to be on the defensive end, even joking that the 50-point rule the Knights liked to impose might be history.

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Friday 11/21/2014
Hats off to Belton for turnaround
Posted: November 21, 2014

Random musings as the college football playoff is becoming everything we despised about the BCS:

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Dukes signs with UTSA, glad Knights have ‘come together’
Posted: November 21, 2014

Shirretha Nelson didn’t even explain the move to her four-year varsity player at point guard.

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Heights faces Pflugerville tonight
Posted: November 21, 2014

After a 64-51 victory against Dallas God’s Academy on Tuesday, Harker Heights head coach Celneque Bobbitt said he was happy the Knights were able to open the season with a win.

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Friday 11/14/2014
Familiar foes get reacquainted on the hardwood
Posted: November 14, 2014

Many high school teams do everything they can to avoid playing, let alone scrimmaging, district foes before district season arrives.

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Lady Knights still finding their rhythm
Posted: November 14, 2014

For a team like Harker Heights — which is breaking in a largely new rotation and must find a way to replace the production of Angela DeLaney, now at Sam Houston State — an adjustment period is to be expected early this season.

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Playoffs showcase changes in district foes
Posted: November 14, 2014

Random musings as temperatures drop and postseason play heats up:

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Friday 11/07/2014
Playoff berth at stake tonight for Heights
Posted: November 07, 2014

Random musings as it seems like the sun went away with the month of October.

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Heights expecting Dukes to carry the load this year
Posted: November 07, 2014

Shirretha Nelson said she knew this day was coming.

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It’s all on the line tonight for Heights
Posted: November 07, 2014

Harker Heights finds itself in a familiar position as it heads to Belton tonight to take on the Tigers for its regular-season finale at 7 p.m.

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Friday 10/31/2014
Heights confident going into playoff tiebreaker tonight
Posted: October 31, 2014

After her Lady Knights were swept for the second straight match against Waco Midway on Tuesday, Harker Heights head coach Shelly Harris was calm and confident as she expounded on the state of her team post- match.

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‘It’s all or nothing right now’
Posted: October 31, 2014

Harker Heights head coach Jerry Edwards cut right to the point — for he and his Knights, tonight’s matchup with Killeen is an elimination game.

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Friday 10/24/2014
Lady Knights embrace tough season finish
Posted: October 24, 2014

Immediately after her team lost to Ellison for the second time this season, Harker Heights head coach Shelly Harris didn’t have many words to say regarding the way her team played in the Lady Eagles’ sweep.

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Heights controls its own destiny
Posted: October 24, 2014

Random musings as the sports year begins to take off:

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Knights ‘ready for the challenge’ vs. Cove
Posted: October 24, 2014

Harker Heights head coach Jerry Edwards told his team it was playoff time once its bye week was over two weeks ago.

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Friday 10/17/2014
Bye week gives Heights chance to regroup
Posted: October 17, 2014

A short week has the potential to throw a team for a loop with one less day to prepare.

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Heights volleyball looks to gain ground against Shoemaker
Posted: October 17, 2014

Heading into its match against Killeen on Tuesday, it seemed Harker Heights had turned a corner following an impressive four-set victory against Belton a week earlier.

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Plot thickens with this week’s 12-6A matchups
Posted: October 17, 2014

Random musings as the District 12-6A pecking order will be significantly clearer after today:

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Friday 10/10/2014
Lady Knights have sights set on securing playoff spot
Posted: October 10, 2014

Random musings as playoff races heat up in District 12-6A:

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Heights volleyball coming together at right time
Posted: October 10, 2014

In a match that brought out the fiery side of both head coaches, Harker Heights head coach Shelly Harris had to catch her breath after the Lady Knights’ victory against Belton on Tuesday to explain what the win meant for her team.

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Former Heights star DeAndre Jones still feels he has a lot to prove
Posted: October 10, 2014

After three years of playing college football, most NCAA Division I players may be comfortable in their roles, but not DeAndre Jones.

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Friday 10/03/2014
Knights on a mission against Midway
Posted: October 03, 2014

Harker Heights wants desperately to be crowned district champion at the end of this season — the same way Waco Midway has been the last two seasons.

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Lady Knights take away positives in Cove loss
Posted: October 03, 2014

It wasn’t that Shelly Harris was happy with her team following Harker Heights’ sweep by visiting Copperas Cove on Tuesday.

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12-6A teams keep things interesting
Posted: October 03, 2014

Random musings as one playoff race begins and one begins to take shape:

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Friday 09/26/2014
Lady Knights looking to maintain momentum
Posted: September 26, 2014

By Jordan Mason

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Parity marks District 12-6A football teams
Posted: September 26, 2014

Leave it to District 12-6A to throw one last plot twist in the football season before district play begins this week — from one of its two undefeated teams losing by 45 points to a loss being overturned because of an ineligible player.

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Heights hoping to bounce back tonight
Posted: September 26, 2014

From the opening kick against Temple, all the momentum that Harker Heights had accrued in getting off to a 3-0 start vanished into the Wildcat Stadium air when Davion Curtis returned the opening kickoff for a Wildcat touchdown.

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Friday 09/19/2014
Knights emphasize defense vs. Temple
Posted: September 19, 2014

Second-year Harker Heights head coach Jerry Edwards said he knew when he scheduled former district-mate Temple for this season that the Wildcats — who beat Heights 42-21 last season — would be just as formidable again this year.

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Harker Heights faces big test tonight against Temple Wildcats
Posted: September 19, 2014

Random musings as district football looms:

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Friday 09/12/2014
Heights volleyball team improves as district play begins
Posted: September 12, 2014

Since the first two weeks of the season — when the Harker Heights volleyball team got off to a 3-5 start — head coach Shelly Harris has pointed to the start of league play in District 12-6A as the time by which she hoped see her team turn a corner in its first year under her leadership.

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Strong start energizes Heights
Posted: September 12, 2014

Two weeks into its season, the Harker Heights players weren’t shy about how they felt about an undefeated start.

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Defining play provides boost for Heights football team
Posted: September 12, 2014

Random musings as season storylines begin to take shape on gridirons across the state.

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Friday 09/05/2014
Knights have solid showing in opener
Posted: September 05, 2014

After the Derrick Johnson Heart of Texas Kickoff Classic trophy had been doled out, and the postgame interviews concluded, second-year Harker Heights head coach Jerry Edwards said he and his players both knew that there was still work to be done following a 37-20 win against Waco on Saturday.

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Heights volleyball team building trust as it wins
Posted: September 05, 2014

In its first season under new head coach Shelly Harris, the learning curve for Harker Heights has been steep at times.

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Offenses rolling to start season
Posted: September 05, 2014

Random musings as offenses explode across District 12-6A:

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Friday 08/29/2014
Don’t judge Heights by its scrimmage performance
Posted: August 29, 2014

Random musings as he games count in the standings:

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Heights has a lofty goal in sight to start the season
Posted: August 29, 2014

Harker Heights was more than happy with the way its scrimmage against New Braunfels Canyon went last Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium.

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