LAMPASAS — Thirty touchdowns in a single season may seem like an impossible goal to some, but for Lampasas wide receiver Cameron Everts, that’s the plan this year.
Ellison took its first win of the season Friday night at Leo Buckley Stadium with a 35-16 victory over Waco in their District 12-6A opener.
Darrell Byrd ran for two touchdowns and caught a 60-yard scoring pass to lead the Patterson seventh-grade A-team Cavaliers to a 27-7 win over Palo Alto in their season opener Wednesday.
When it rains, it pours.
BELTON — The Tigers’ offensive fireworks dimmed to a smolder and Belton’s 20-point advantage had just turned to six when defensive end Octavius Davis sacked Copperas Cove quarterback Easton Simpson at the Bulldawgs 5-yard line midway through the third quarter Friday night.
TEMPLE — Temple scored 43 points or more for the third time in three games this season and racked up 555 yards total offense, but the number that looked especially good to the Wildcats in Friday night’s District 12-6A opener was Harker Heights’ point total on the scoreboard at soggy Wildcat …
GATESVILLE — First lightning struck. Then, disaster stuck.
LORENA — The last time the Lampasas Badgers won more than two games in a season was in 2014, that was also the last time they defeated the Lorena Leopards.
HOLLAND — The Holland Hornets beat the Florence Buffaloes 45-8.
Waco Midway earned a 13-10 win over Killeen on Thursday night at Leo Buckley Stadium, but not without a fight from the Kangaroos.
Home-field advantage may be on Killeen’s side in its District 12-6A opener against Waco Midway tonight.
COPPERAS COVE — The streak is over.
No matter how far down the Lady Eagles may find themselves, they can never be counted out.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights Lady Knights volleyball team swept the Waco Lady Lions 25-11, 25-8, 25-13 Tuesday night. The Lady Knights took control in the first set and didn’t look back.
MANOR — The process is being accelerated.
After a 36-7 loss against Midlothian in the home opener Friday night, Shoemaker head coach Toby Foreman knows his young team has to grow up, and fast.
The Salado junior varsity girls finished fifth in the Belton Invitational on Aug. 24 at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.
Midlothian beat Shoemaker 36-7 Friday night behind 100-yard rushers Nolan Samek and Ethan Hill.
MANOR — Copperas Cove reached the end zone early, and the score held as the Bulldawgs defeated Manor 7-6.
AUSTIN — The Round Rock Stony Point Tigers beat the Harker Heights Knights 45-22 Friday night at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex. The Tigers rode a balanced rushing attack and tough defense to the victory.
The Ellison volleyball team jumped over Belton and into third place with a hard-fought 25-14, 27-29, 25-20, 26-24 win over the Lady Tigers on Friday at Ellison.
Salado’s Jaci McGregor ran to her second straight cross country title Thursday, finishing the 2-mile course in 12 minutes, 6 seconds to win the 1A-4A girls division of the Hewitt Kiwanis Invitational hosted by Waco Midway at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex in Waco.
FLORENCE — Jarrell hit the ground running and never looked back in a 48-15 win over the Florence Buffaloes on Friday.
BELTON — It’s safe to say that a stalled opening drive by the offense followed by a busted coverage on defense that turned into an 80-yard touchdown on the other team’s first snap weren't jotted down on the white board as must-dos prior to Friday night’s game.
TEMPLE — An interception by Hunter Aviles that led to Anthony Jackson’s 15-yard touchdown run. A 54-yard scoring pass from Jared Wiley to Quentin Johnston. A Monto President Jr. interception that set up Wiley’s 2-yard scoring toss to Bobby Johnson, followed by Wiley’s 20-yard TD strike to Johnston.
LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY — Both Salado and Academy were stunned by losses in the opening week of the season.It was Salado that was able to turn that negative abruptly into a positive.Behind a four-touchdown evening from Connor Cook, the Eagles used their familiar ground-oriented attack to carve …
Shoemaker faced off against Midlothian in the Grey Wolves’ home opener at Leo Buckley Stadium tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The Kangaroos had one goal Thursday night: Redemption.
Killeen is looking to avenge last week’s loss with a victory in its home opener tonight against Cedar Park Vista Ridge at 7 p.m.
Semira Fields could not wait any longer.
After starting District 12-6A with a road victory, Shoemaker went back to the drawing board after falling in its last two matches.
Shortly after receiving its highest ranking of the season, the sixth-ranked Copperas Cove volleyball team took the court at Waco High School and rolled to a 25-7, 25-9, 25-3 victory Tuesday.
Playing varsity football in high school is special for an athlete, especially in their senior year.
Shoemaker senior basketball forward J’Wan Roberts has committed to the University of Houston.
COPPERAS COVE — The victory was important, but the byproduct is crucial.
The Knights defended the castle but couldn’t slay the Dragons.
AUSTIN — The Round Rock Stony Point Tigers beat the Killeen Kangaroos 21-14 Friday night at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex.
BELTON — After a punt and two interceptions on the Troy Trojans’ first three drives of the season, sophomore running back Zach Hrbacek wasn’t leaving anything to chance.
TEMPLE — Temple’s season opener and first game as a Class 6A member got off to a dreadful start Friday night.
GATESVILLE — On a blistering opening night at McKamie Stadium, Midlothian Heritage was able outlast the Gatesville Hornets in a hard-hitting affair and come away with a 21-6 victory on the road.