It was a stunning end.
SALADO — The Lady Eagles are a one step closer to repeating as champions of the Salado Eagle Classic with a 2-0 win over Bay City on Thursday.
With district wrestling beginning in just two weeks, Ellison defeated Shoemaker 9-2 on Wednesday at Ellison High School.
Ellison swept Copperas Cove on Monday at Hallmark Lanes.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Lady Knights entered the rematch with Killeen on Friday with only one thing on their minds — redemption.
COPPERAS COVE — It only took one outburst.
COPPERAS COVE — Shamir Bogues poured in a game-high 27 points, and teammate Chandler Sutton added 15 points and 10 rebounds as Ellison used a 16-6 run bridging halftime to catapult toward a 65-52 victory against Copperas Cove.
HARKER HEIGHTS— Everything changed in the blink of an eye.
Miannah Little scored 25 points and the third-ranked Waco Connally Lady Cadets outlasted the Gatesville Hornets 44-43 in overtime on Tuesday in Waco.
After weeks of climbing in the state rankings, Lampasas finally fell.
Three local high school head coaches were selected Sunday to participate in June’s Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl all-star games.
Everything can change in 90 seconds.
Intense competition is what has drawn Killeen senior guard Meleanna Williams to love the game of basketball.
DaRavyion Starling scored 41 points and the Palo Alto seventh-grade A-team Patriots pulled out a 47-44 victory over the Smith Leopards after trailing all the way to the final minute in Killeen ISD middle school boys basketball action Thursday.
Nobody in an Ellison boys soccer jersey has ever scored more goals than Ethan Buchanan. And he's barely halfway through his high school career.
Kaysha McCloud scored when it mattered most.
The Ellison and Waco Midway boys had a tough act to follow after the Pantherettes stunned the Lady Eagles 45-44 in the thrilling first game of Friday's 12-6A boys/girls doubleheader.
BELTON — For the second consecutive game, the Belton Lady Tigers were plagued by turnovers: 22 on 62 possession. And that meant a third consecutive District 12-6A loss, this time at the hands of Harker Heights, 38-31 at Tiger Gym on Friday night.
One point made all the difference.
Quinton Ford could not be stopped in the second half.
Their coach’s adamant cautions in the days leading up to Friday night’s District 12-6A encounter with last-place Shoemaker might not have fully registered. Being outplayed for the bulk of three quarters eventually did the trick, though.
Michael Thomas isn’t making excuses for his program.
Ethan Buchanan continued his climb up the Ellison all-time scoring list with a pair of first-half goals Friday in the Eagles' 6-0 victory over Fort Worth Carter-Riverside at the Rex King Memorial Cup hosted by Keller Timber Creek High School.
Good is not good enough for Harker Heights this season.
Haven Stevenson scored the match-winning goal in the 65th minute off an assist from Adora Lumpkin, and Copperas Cove defeated Laredo Nixon 1-0 on Thursday to open play at the San Marcos Lady Rattler Roundup.
Killeen’s girls soccer team has plenty of work left to do before heading to face Waco Midway on Tuesday in the District 12-6A opener.
There is no denying Killeen’s 61-55 loss to Waco Midway on Tuesday was difficult to deal with.
With their eyes set on a playoff appearance, Ellison has a senior-heavy squad ready to compete.
BELTON — Before the Belton Lady Tigers could begin to make a push against Copperas Cove, they had to get out of their own way.
TEMPLE — After Temple’s six-point loss to Harker Heights on Nov. 27 in the teams’ District 12-6A opener, first-year Tem-Cats coach RaShonta LeBlanc said her team was in the early stages of finding its identity.
LAMPASAS — It was an unfamiliar position.
The Lady Roos had a hot start against Waco Midway, but the fire fizzled as they took their first lost in 2019.
The Killeen Kangaroos just couldn’t keep up with the Waco Midway Panthers, but they fought them every step of the way in a 66-51 loss at home on Tuesday
BELTON — The Copperas Cove Bulldawgs tried to test the Belton Tigers in a 3-point shooting contest. The only problem was the Bulldawgs struggled to make theirs until it was too late.
TEMPLE — The Temple Wildcats shot 58 percent for the game and made all 10 of their free throw attempts in the fourth quarter to stave off Harker Heights’ late comeback attempt, 69-66, and snap their six-game losing streak.
Zach Shaver scored 14 points, Eli Pittman added 12 and the Salado Eagles rallied to beat Austin St. Andrew's 51-46 on Tuesday in their final tuneup for District 27-4A play.
Lampasas survived a pair of low-scoring quarters to earn a 49-43 victory against visiting Goldthwaite its final game before opening District 27-4A play at Taylor on Friday.
District 12-6A rivals Ellison and Shoemaker are poised to battle in a state-ranked showdown.
GATESVILLE — The Gatesville Hornets are in their inaugural wrestling season and debuted as a University Interscholastic League team in December.
Salado soccer walked away as champions of the CenTex Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Ethan Buchanan scored the lone goal with 17:52 remaining and the Ellison boys soccer team held on to beat Hutto 1-0 for their first win of the season Saturday in the Governor’s Cup in Georgetown.
TEMPLE — One streak ended and another continued Friday afternoon inside Wildcat Gym, where the Temple boys and girls basketball teams played the second of four straight home District 12-6A doubleheaders.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Despite taking back-to-back District 12-6A wins to start 2019, coach Brandon Gilbert believes he’s got to get the 18th-ranked Grey Wolves back on track to finish strong in the district standings.