COPPERAS COVE -- Killeen beat Copperas Cove 48-14 on Friday at Bulldawg Stadium.
Ellison dominated the field at Friday’s Waco Invitational as the Lady Eagles won the team championship and the Eagles tied for the title.
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.
Leah Powell had 15 kills and the fifth-ranked Copperas Cove volleyball team bounced back from its first district loss with a 25-17, 23-25, 25-17, 25-17 at Belton.
COPPERAS COVE — The streak is over.
MANOR — The process is being accelerated.
MANOR — Copperas Cove reached the end zone early, and the score held as the Bulldawgs defeated Manor 7-6.
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.
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.
COPPERAS COVE — The victory was important, but the byproduct is crucial.
Salado’s Hunter Haas won the 4A-1A boys division of the Pro-Fit Invitational on Friday with a time of 16 minutes and 20 seconds at Wilson Park in Temple.
Aidan Chace had 14 blocks, Janice Fa’aola added 11 and the seventh-ranked Copperas Cove volleyball team swept Shoemaker 25-10, 25-7, 25-11 on Friday at Shoemaker.
COPPERAS COVE — Jada Close could sense the overconfidence.
In February, the University Interscholastic League realigned the high schools in Texas for the next two years. The changes saw the return of Temple and Waco to the state’s largest classification and created the largest district the Killeen area has seen.
ROBINSON — Copperas Cove brought out the broom as the eighth-ranked Lady Dawgs swept the gold bracket competition Saturday at the Robinson Volleyball Tournament.
Shoemaker’s Jeremias Serrano Velez crossed the finish line in 16 minutes and seven seconds to win the Belton Cross Country Invitational on Friday at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove was ready for some football as a large crowd came out to support the Bulldawgs as they hosted Buda Hays on Friday night.
Class 6A No. 7 Copperas Cove maintained its unblemished start to the season Friday, winning all three of its matches at the Granbury tournament in straight sets.
Shoemaker’s Jeremias Serrano and Copperas Cove’s Madisen Honea opened their cross country seasons with medals as each won individually at the Temple Invitational.
Janice Fa’aola recorded 16 kills and the seventh-ranked Copperas Cove volleyball team ran its season-opening winning streak to 11 with a 25-17, 26-24, 25-19 win at Lorena on Tuesday.
Aidan Chace had a team-high 11 kills and 23 assists, and the Copperas Cove volleyball team continued its torrid start with a sweep of Georgetown East View on Monday in Georgetown.
AUSTIN — There is a first time for everything.
COPPERAS COVE — The Jack Alvarez era at Copperas Cove has begun.
Friday; at Centex Team Tennis Tournament
Aidan Chace, Leah Powell and Janice Fa’aola each had five kills and the Copperas Cove volleyball team swept Kerrville Tivy, 27-25, 25-13, to cap another perfect day at the Austin ISD Invitational on Friday.
Copperas Cove opened its season by sweeping its pool at the 2018 Austin ISD Jason Landers Invitational on Thursday.
Volleyball season officially started Wednesday as area schools held tryouts before preseason scrimmages began last weekend.
Copperas Cove first baseman Tyler Ingram was voted to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State baseball second team released Saturday.
It has been a very busy summer for Jack Alvarez.
Copperas Cove golfer Elle Fox finished in a tie for second place after the final round of the Girls 12-18 Division Legends Junior Tour Alamo Shootout on Tuesday in San Antonio.
Former Copperas Cove girls basketball coach Skip Townsend is one of three coaches who will be inducted into the Texas Girls Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Monday at the Arlington Hilton.
COPPERAS COVE — Dallas Cowboys cornerback, and former Bulldawg, Orlando “Duke” Thomas returned to Copperas Cove to host his inaugural football clinic Saturday.
Pool-play brackets were released Monday by the Texas State 7on7 Organization for this weekend’s state tournament in College Station.
Originally, Michelle Lombrano came for the football, but it is not why she returned.