LAMPASAS — It was not a win, but it was an accomplishment.
Copperas Cove looks to clinch District 12-6A’s fourth and final playoff berth tonight, when it travels to Killeen.
Killeen native Omar Craddock was on top of the world Saturday at the 25th annual Beach Invitational track meet in Long Beach, California.
Regardless of where it stands in the district race, the Harker Heights baseball team battles every time it takes the field.
The Gatesville girls soccer team had 13 players selected to the All-District 17-4A Team, including two superlatives.
The Shoemaker softball team set out this season to prove they’re not the underdogs.
From a logistical standpoint, the Region II-6A Meet will be a snap for the Ellison boys track team.
LIBERTY HILL — Lampasas lost a game, but Shane Doege has not lost confidence.
COPPERAS COVE — Coming into Thursday night’s game, Copperas Cove had the opportunity to move two games ahead of idle Temple for the fourth and final spot in the playoffs with a win. There was just one thing standing in their way, the team tied for the best record in District 12-6A.
BELTON — Sixteen up and 16 down. And, apparently, Belton had no desire to share.
For playoff-bound Shoemaker, the season finale at home was a lesson well learned.
ROBINSON — Gatesville was hoping to spoil the state-ranked Rockets’ senior night, but the task was a bit too tall. Tenth-ranked Robinson erupted for seven home runs en route to a 14-2 victory over the Hornets.
Copperas Cove has an opportunity to inflate its cushion for District 12-6A’s fourth and final playoff berth, but it will not be easy.
COPPERAS COVE — Steve Mattox could not explain it.
TEMPLE — The bus to the playoffs is starting to pull away and Temple might not have enough time to catch it before it zooms out of sight.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Ellison found itself in familiar territory Tuesday night.
SALADO — The District 27-4A softball home finale for Salado was senior night for the Lady Eagles, who did everything they could to make it a memorable one for the team’s lone senior by rolling to a 14-0 mercy-rule win over the Burnet Lady Dawgs on Tuesday night.
Maddison Parker slugged three of Belton's six homers and the 15th-ranked Lady Tigers clinched a share of the District 12-6A championship with a 26-2, four-inning rout at Waco.
LIBERTY HILL — After a slow start, Lampasas finished fast.
Shoemaker’s lengthy playoff drought is on the verge of ending.
“Tonight’s a must-win for us,” Harker Heights softball coach Sarah Cruddas said Friday night.
As Ellison inches closer to clinching a playoff spot, the Eagles remain focused on closing out the District 12-6A baseball race one game at a time.
Wednesday and Thursday at Leo Buckley Stadium
HARKER HEIGHTS — A strong first inning propelled the Lady Dawgs to victory in a must-win battle Friday night.
LAMPASAS — Jon Davis could not ask for anything more.
BELTON — One more win, and the title is theirs.
COPPERAS COVE — In a game dominated by pitching and defense, Waco Midway held on to beat Copperas Cove 2-1 on Friday to improve to 11-1 in District 12-6A with four nights remaining in the regular season.
For weeks, Harker Heights has been working to reach the playoffs, and in a way, the Lady Knights have.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Knights are heading into the upcoming football season with a whole new outlook.
Lampasas was not challenged at the District 27-4A girls golf tournament, winning the team title by 57 strokes Monday at Georgetown’s White Wing Golf Club.
“We’re in charge of our destiny.”
HEWITT — In the previous meeting between District 12-6A’s top two clubs, the outcome was decided in the late innings with Belton prevailing over Waco Midway at Tiger Field.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The rally came up short.
TEMPLE — Over its last five games, Temple had allowed an average of three runs, a sign of solid pitching and defense. However, also in those contests, the Wildcats scored a combined 13 runs — or 2.6 per outing — thus resulting in a 2-3 record during the stretch.
WACO — Tamera Johnson refuses to give into emotion.
The Belton Tigers never lost in the regular season and won the district championship. For their efforts, they earned two top superlatives on the 12-6A all-district boys soccer team.
COPPERAS COVE — The Shoemaker boys and Belton girls ran away from the competition in the track events on the final day of the District 12-6A meet at Bulldawg Stadium, winning the team championships on Friday evening.
District champion Belton took multiple honors on the 12-6A All-District girls soccer team, including Oscar Bersoza being named Coach of the Year.
MANOR — Whether it was a misplayed ball, a failed set-piece conversion or a pass that sailed out of bounds, the breaks were not there for the Salado Lady Eagles on Friday night. Salado failed to get any production from its offensive attack and was shut out in a 1-0 loss to the Wimberley Lady…
BELTON — Desperate to stay relevant in the playoff picture, the Killeen Kangaroos put up a valiant fight against the first-place Belton Tigers on Friday night.
MADISONVILLE — The Hornets playoff run came to an end in the Region III quarterfinals Friday night.
Salado and Gatesville will each attempt to reach the fourth round of the Class 4A girls soccer playoffs tonight, but neither has an easy path.