Salado fell just shy of returning to the Class 4A state tournament for the second time in three years, but it was not the Eagles’ only accomplishment.
School might be out for the summer, but there are plenty of area sports camps in the upcoming weeks to keep kids busy.
BELTON — The FCA Victory Bowl baseball game was a back-and-forth battle before the Red team won 8-6 Friday night at Red Murff Field on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Football fans can catch the 2018 Victory Bowl all-star game tonight at Waco ISD Stadium with 16 area athletes competing.
Some area baseball players aren’t taking much of a break following graduation as nine local standouts are set to play in today’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl all-star game at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
WACO — The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl is more than a sports competition. It’s an opportunity for area athletes to give back to their communities.
WACO — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl started Monday with the newly added all-star golf competition.
BURNET — Preston Preciado believes Gatesville has something to prove. He also feels the Hornets took a step toward doing so Saturday.
MARBLE FALLS — Age does not matter.
MARBLE FALLS — Scott Ringo’s expectations are contained.
Gatesville is hosting a Division II Texas 7on7 State Qualifying Tournament today.
MARBLE FALLS — The stage did not change, but Jett Truss did.
The Gatesville boys golf team opened the Class 4A state tournament with a team score of 361 on Monday and sits in ninth place heading into today’s final round.
AUSTIN — Class 4A pole vault was well-represented locally by Gatesville sophomore Jordan Morse and Lampasas senior Ryan Fesler in Saturday’s University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet.
LIBERTY HILL — Gatesville’s unexpected playoff run is over.
Gatesville — The Hornets were able to defend the nest as they stung Liberty Hill at home 5-3 on Wednesday night.
FAIRFIELD — For five innings, Maci Matthews waited.
Gatesville makes its return to the softball postseason Thursday at 6:30 p.m. as the Hornets host Fairfield at Hornet Stadium for the first game of the Class 4A playoffs.
After an impressive showing at the area track and field meet, multiple Lampasas athletes are on the verge of qualifying for state.
LORENA — The Gatesville Hornets have achieved a team goal of 20 victories on the season, however Friday’s game wasn’t one of those.
The Gatesville boys and girls golf teams each earned a District 17-4A championship in Waco last week, advancing to the upcoming 4A-Region III tournament.
League runner-up Belton was well-represented on the All-District 8-6A girls soccer team released this week.
Copperas Cove’s Jayda Carter belted a three-run homer in the fourth inning to cap the scoring in a 16-0 run-rule victory at Ellison on Wednesday.
Gatesville continues its postseason tradition as the soccer teams head to Madisonville today for the Class 4A bi-district round of the University Interscholastic League playoffs today.
More than 4,300 high school athletes will descend on Austin this weekend for the 91st annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, and a large number will be from the area.
GATESVILLE — Down 12-0 in the top of the sixth inning, Zach Mueller hit a bomb deep to left that drove in two Hornets, but it was a little too late by then in Friday’s 12-2 loss to Lorena.
GATESVILLE — In what was their third games in two days the Gatesville Hornets dominated Waco Connally in District 17 4A action, winning 17-1 in four innings on Friday.
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Ethan Buchanan scored twice and the Ellison boys soccer team kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 home shutout of Copperas Cove on Tuesday.
Various games around the area are being affected by the recent heavy rainfalls, causing changes to scheduled events this weekend.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Bracket play for the Killeen ISD tournament was held Saturday at Harker Heights Community Park with Harker Heights and Florence competing in the gold bracket, which was determined based on each team’s record in pool play from Thursday and Friday.
The Gatesville Hornets and Ellison Lady Eagles both sit at 2-1 following the first day of the Killeen ISD tournament that kicked off Thursday morning.
Killeen ISD kicks off its 2018 softball tournament today with Killeen, Harker Heights, Shoemaker and Ellison, participating in four separate pools, along with Gatesville and Florence.
Laurence Bryant led Ellison with 11 points and the Eagles clinched a share of the District 8-6A championship with a 67-53 win Tuesday in their regular-season finale at San Angelo Central.
CAMERON — Gatesville’s rally fell just short.
GATESVILLE — Kyle Cooper knew he was hosting a National Signing Day ceremony, but it was also a demonstration.
Rebekah Nolte scored 16 points, Allaira Jones added 13 and the Gatesville girls basketball team upset No. 21 Lorena 41-35 on the road Friday to grab a share of second place in District 17-4A.
It did not seem possible.
The University Interscholastic League altered the area’s sports landscape Thursday morning, releasing its biennial reclassification and realignment.
Allaira Jones scored 16 points, Maci Matthews added 13 and the Gatesville Hornets clinched a playoff berth with a 53-27 win at Hillsboro on Tuesday.
Allaira Jones led three Hornets in double figures with 15 points and Gatesville earned a 43-40 victory Friday at Waco Connally.
San Angelo Central's Deveraux Minix drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer, sending the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs to their seventh straight loss, 70-68 on Tuesday in San Angelo.