Patterson Middle School seventh-graders and Liberty Hill Middle School eighth-graders hoisted district championship plaques following their respective culminating games Tuesday at Buckley Stadium.
Union Grove Middle School seventh-graders and Eastern Hills Middle School eighth-graders celebrated volleyball championship victories in district match finals Monday.
Terrance Carter ran for two touchdowns and the undefeated Liberty Hill Lions handed Smith its first loss, 14-6 on Tuesday, and earned a spot in next Tuesday’s eighth-grade Killeen ISD championship game against Audie Murphy at Leo Buckley Stadium.
Marcus Maple scored three touchdowns, and the Liberty Hill eighth-grade A-team Lions forced six turnovers — scoring directly on three of them — to remain unbeaten with a 39-7 win over Manor on a cold, wet Halloween night.
Liberty Hill’s Malyke Whitted caught two touchdown passes and returned a fumble for another score to lead the undefeated eighth-grade A-team Lions to a 32-6 win over Nolan on Tuesday in Killeen ISD middle school football action.
Eric Moore accounted for four touchdowns and the Liberty Hill eighth-grade A-team Lions defense posted its fourth shutout in a row in a 38-0 win over Palo Alto on Tuesday.
Jacobia Thomas returned two of the unbeaten Leopards’ seven interceptions for touchdowns in the Smith eighth-grade A-team’s victory over Palo Alto on Tuesday in Killeen ISD middle school football action.
Kaley Lelauti served 20 points —16 in a row in the opening set — to send the Union Grove seventh-grade A-team Grizzlies to their eighth consecutive win to start the season, 25-4, 25-12 over Eastern Hills on Monday.
Patterson’s Zavion Tibbs ran for four touchdowns and the Cavalier defense recorded its third straight shutout, 34-0, against Nolan in a seventh-grade A-team game Tuesday.
Four different Grizzlies scored touchdowns and kicker Isaac Hernandez also scored six points with three PAT kicks in Union Grove’s 30-0 win over Palo Alto on Tuesday in Killeen ISD seventh-grade A-team football action.
Marquise Collins scored three touchdowns, and Jacob Castro caught a 45-yard TD pass as the Nolan seventh-grade A-team Mustangs opened the season with a 27-0 victory at Audie Murphy on Wednesday in Killeen ISD middle school football action.
Dozens of athletes from the Killeen area have qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games track and field meet beginning July 31 at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Hundreds of young athletes descended on Leo Buckley Stadium last weekend for the South Texas AAU (Northern Region) district track and field qualifier.
Michael Kelly scored twice and the Patterson Middle School Cavaliers won the program’s first seventh-grade boys soccer championship with a 2-0 victory over the Union Grove Grizzlies on Saturday at Killeen High School.
Michael Kelly shot a nine-hole 53 to lead the Patterson boys golf team to the Killeen ISD middle school championship Tuesday at Stonetree Golf Club.
Natalie Harris and Livyhana Alvarado capped a big day for the Patterson tennis team, winning their girls singles brackets in a match against Union Grove on May 6.
Sarah Moffitt scored four times, Olivia Sullens posted her fourth hat trick in four games and the Union Grove Grizzlies seventh-grade soccer team improved to 4-0 with a 9-0 win over Palo Alto’s Lady Patriots on Thursday.
Luca Lokker recorded a hat trick Thursday, helping the Union Grove Grizzlies seventh-grade soccer team to a 4-1 win over Salado.
Olivia Sullens recorded her second hat trick to lead the Union Grove Grizzlies seventh-grade soccer team to its second straight win to start the season, 6-0 Thursday against Live Oak Ridge.
The Patterson boys track team competed in a tri-meet with Palo Alto and Manor middle schools on March 30 at Harker Heights High School.
Nolan Middle School’s track teams competed Thursday at the Travis Science Academy Invitational in Temple. The top three finishers in each event earned medals and the top six earned points for their respective schools.
The Patterson Middle School girls competed in their second track meet of the season Wednesday against Manor and Palo Alto.
The Patterson girls track team took on Liberty Hill and Nolan in their first meet of the season on Monday.
Reid Pulliam had a double-double, with 14 points, 10 rebounds and three assists, to lead the Patterson eighth-grade boys basketball team to a 60-50 win over Liberty Hill in the Killeen ISD AA championship game Monday at Harker Heights High School.
Howard Johnson scored 22 points and the Patterson seventh-grade A-team Cavaliers went on to beat Union Grove 57-38 on Thursday after a blistering start.
Ke’myha Satchel had 10 points, seven rebounds and six steals as the Patterson eighth-grade A-team Lady Cavaliers opened the Killeen ISD postseason tournament with a 38-20 victory over Union Grove on Thursday.
Jayce Wright hit the game-winning jumper at the buzzer and the Liberty Hill eighth-grade A-team Lions overcame poor free-throw shooting to beat the Palo Alto Patriots 42-40 in Killeen ISD middle school boys basketball action Thursday at Liberty Hill.
Jacobia Thomas had 18 points and eight rebounds Wednesday and the Rancier seventh-grade A-team Ka-Roos won a thriller, 38-32 in overtime against Live Oak Ridge, to improve to 2-0 in conference play in Killeen ISD middle school boys basketball action.
Tahji Hooper scored 13 points and the Liberty Hill seventh-grade A-team Lions improved to 9-0 on the season with a 50-20 win over Audie Murphy in Killeen ISD middle school boys basketball action Thursday.
Kendall Dow put on a scoring clinic with 33 points in the Union Grove seventh-grade A-team Grizzlies’ 53-28 boys basketball victory Thursday at Rancier.
Samiyah Walker scored 23 points and the Union Grove Grizzlies seventh-grade girls ‘A’ team won its first game of the new year despite the absence of two players Monday, beating Rancier 7A.
On a weekend that saw all four seasons of weather — with temperatures as low as 33 degrees and as high as 70 — the first-year organization K-Town Raptors won the Amateur Athletic Union Unrestricted tackle football 10-and-under national championship on Dec. 11 in a 28-6 win over the Waco Sout…
The CenTex Storm 06 Girls Cyclones went 2-1 last weekend at the South Texas Youth Soccer Association Division II state championship tournament in Houston and finished as the runner-up.
Kendall Dow scored 26 points to lead the Union Grove seventh-grade A-team Grizzlies to a 47-16 win over Manor on Thursday in Killeen ISD middle school boys basketball action.
Novotny Smith had 11 points and two rebounds in the Patterson eighth-grade Lady Cavaliers’ 45-9 victory Thursday in the Killeen ISD A-Team Invitational.
Laprinceton Dixon scored 11 points and the Union Grove eighth-grade A-team Grizzlies won their season opener Thursday, 38-34 over Liberty Hill.
Jahymeer Larkins recovered a fumble in the end zone for a defensive touchdown that proved to be the defense for the seventh-grade A-team champion Patterson Cavaliers in a 13-8 win over Liberty Hill on Tuesday.
Traelen Williams scored on a pair of 15-yard runs and the unbeaten Patterson A-team Cavaliers clinched the school’s first eighth-grade football championship with an 18-6 win over Union Grove on Tuesday.
Jacobia Thomas’ ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns, and tossed a 23-yard TD pass to lead the Rancier seventh-grade A-team Karoos to a 31-0 victory over Manor on Tuesday.
Jacobia Thomas scored three times in a back-and-forth game and Patrick Cox made a game-saving tackle in the closing seconds to preserve the Rancier seventh-grade A-team Karoos’ 30-25 victory over Eastern Hills on Tuesday.
Terrance Carter ran for four touchdowns, passed for another, and the Liberty Hill seventh-grade A-team Lions improved to 4-1 on the season with a 37-7 win over Audie Murphy on Tuesday.
De’Andre Exford started the game with a 60-yard touchdown run and added an 80-yard score to lead the undefeated Patterson eighth-grade A-team Cavaliers to a 31-0 victory — their second shutout of the season — over Liberty Hill.
The Nolan seventh-grade A-team Mustangs stopped Live Oak Ridge on fourth-and-inches, then drove 93 yards in the final two minutes for a thrilling 33-27 victory Tuesday at Live Oak Ridge.
Da’Qwon Donaldson scored on runs of 68 and 44 yards, and finished with more than 200 yards rushing as the Palo Alto eighth-grade A-team Patriots defeated Audie Murphy 37-7 on Tuesday at Leo Buckley Stadium.
John Scott did a little bit of everything to lead the Nolan eighth-grade A-team Mustangs to a season-opening 41-6 victory over Manor on Tuesday at Nolan.
Veronica Johnson and Fallon Pons dominated at the service line Thursday to help the Union Grove eighth-grade A-team Grizzlies volleyball team outlast Rancier 25-19, 19-25, 25-17 at Rancier.
Diego Fierro, Mark Levin and Jalen Bullock each scored a goal to lift the Union Grove boys soccer team to a 3-1 win over Patterson in the Killeen ISD seventh-grade championship game on May 21.
Taite Stender scored twice and the Union Grove seventh-grade girls soccer team blanked Patterson 4-0 for the Killeen ISD district middle school championship Saturday at Buckley Stadium.
Alerick Powell had a hat trick and the Union Grove eighth-grade Grizzlies won their third straight boys soccer match to start the season, beating Salado 5-2 on May 7.
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