BELTON — Despite finishing the first half of District 8-6A play with just one win, first-year Belton boys basketball coach Trovocie Jackson still feels his team is on the right track. The Tigers closed out their first run through the district gauntlet Friday night with a 62-49 loss to Harker Heights.
NEW BRAUNFELS — After trailing 1-0 just four minutes in, Haider Irfan buried two goals into the net for Harker Heights and the Knights emerged victorious in their final nondistrict tuneup of the soccer season, defeating New Braunfels 2-1.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Trailing nearly the entire game, Killeen found a way to come from behind and defeat Harker Heights on the road Tuesday night in a 66-61 dogfight.
The eighth-ranked Gatesville girls basketball team had its 11-game win streak snapped as the China Spring Lady Cougars dominated overtime to produce a 49-39 upset Tuesday in China Spring.
To begin the final day of the Harker Heights Knights Winter Showcase on Saturday, Shoemaker unleashed an offensive barrage, taking 21 shots and burying six into the net for an impressive 6-1 victory over Class 5A San Angelo Lake View at Leo Buckley Stadium.
At halftime Friday night at home, Javon Levi told Shoemaker’s shooters to keep taking their shots.
The Harker Heights boys bowling team rolled its best games of the season in a 16-1 thrashing of Copperas Cove on Tuesday at Killeen Bowlerama.
LAMPASAS — The Lampasas boys basketball team survived a scare against longtime nemesis Liberty Hill but held on for a 56-53 victory, improving to 17-2 overall and 4-0 in District 19-4A.
In the last game of the day to open the Harker Heights Knights Winter Showcase at Leo Buckley Stadium on Thursday, Shoemaker defeated China Spring 3-0 thanks to a hat trick by Erick Munoz.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove was bigger than its opponent, and the Lady Bulldawgs knew it.
Dajuan Jones felt it was a must-win game.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Harker Heights coach Celneque Bobbitt knew his team would have to have one of its better games in order to beat a San Angelo Central team that had only lost six games all year.
Shianne Johnson had 13 points, six rebounds and three steals and the Killeen girls basketball team edged 16th-ranked Waco Midway 38-37 on the road Tuesday night.
The Killeen and Harker Heights boys got a reprieve from District 8-6A play over the holiday break, but the two schools didn’t take a break.
HARKER HEIGHTS — It appeared Harker Heights would be headed to a 2-0 day to start the Bo Burgess Classic, but within seconds, that all changed.