The Ellison Eagles had a simple plan: Let senior wide receiver Ta’von Gwynn make plays. The strategy was countered by a resilient Harker Heights team that stole a 34-28 victory in overtime Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium.
HARKER HEIGHTS — On Friday night, Harker Heights took on district rival Copperas Cove High School for a duel in the Knights Court.
Class 6A No. 20 Copperas Cove captured the outright District 8-6A championship Tuesday after defeating Waco Midway 21-25, 25-18, 20-25, 24-26, 15-7.
District play was in full swing as the Harker Heights Knights hosted the Shoemaker Grey Wolves at Leo Buckley Stadium on Friday night. The Knights celebrated their homecoming and used stout defense to secure a 14-7 victory.
The champions are dethroned.
The Salado volleyball team was swept on the road at Burnet on Friday night, falling 25-21, 25-20, 25-17.
Copperas Cove remained unbeaten in District 8-6A competition Tuesday, defeating Belton 25-23, 25-15, 25-13 on the road.
Landry Rogers had 14 kills, seven digs and three aces to help the Salado volleyball team sweep Lampasas 25-13, 25-18, 25-19 on Oct. 6 in Lampasas.
HEWITT — For the second week in a row, a Killeen-area football team found out how potent the Waco Midway offense is.
Leah Powell had 11 kills, 15 digs and four aces, and the 23rd-ranked Copperas Cove volleyball team swept Shoemaker on Friday to maintain a one-game lead over Waco Midway at the midpoint of the District 8-6A season.
Jerry Edwards regrets his decision.
Copperas Cove celebrated junior high volleyball night with a win over Harker Heights.
AUSTIN — Jerry Edwards gives all the credit to his opponent.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Ellison’s third-set rally came up agonizingly short, but it did not matter.
Sometimes you get one lucky break, and sometimes you get two, but that’s not always enough to get you the win.
Jaci McGregor won her third straight cross country race, winning the Gatesville Bill Bradley Invitational meet Thursday with a time of 12 minutes, 20 seconds.
Copperas Cove remained unbeaten in District 8-6A play Tuesday, traveling to Ellison, where the Lady Bulldawgs won 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 29-27.
Friday, Sept. 8, at Copperas Cove
Harker Heights needed a spark, and Michael Collier provided it.
Riley McClure led a strong Gatesville quintet that captured first place in the boys 1A-4A division of the Hewitt Kiwanis Midway Cross Country Meet on Thursday.
Copperas Cove completed its nondistrict schedule Tuesday, defeating Robinson 25-7, 25-17, 25-17.
ELGIN — When Jerry Edwards needed a big play, he knew exactly who would deliver.
Salado’s Jaci McGregor won her second straight cross country race, finishing the Pro-Fit Invitational 2-mile course at Temple’s Wilson Park on Friday in 12 minutes, 28 seconds.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Salado did not want to win. The Lady Eagles felt they had to win.
Salado emerged from its first meet surrounded by silver.
Harker Heights earned an 11-8 victory at Copperas Cove on Tuesday behind a perfect showing from the Lady Knights.
McKayla Flowers led Harker Heights with seven kills and the Lady Knights volleyball team swept Waco 25-18, 25-17, 25-8 on Tuesday in Waco.
From June 27 to July 1, Lake Pickwick, Ala., was home to the High School Fishing World Finals hosted by the Student Angler Federation, which reported that 332 two-angler teams from 33 states and Canada participated in this year’s event based out of Florence, Ala.
Kye Robertson felt cheated.
Malik Pratt got more than he expected.
Jammie Blunt Jr. was waiting for his opportunity.
ROUND ROCK — Daniel Cole knows how hard it is to make the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game.
Temple golfer William Paysse, who just completed his junior year at Belton High School, earned a spot in the U.S Junior Amateur championship by winning a sectional qualifier Monday in Kerrville.
WACO — For Belton’s Breck Potvin and Trey Bell, competing Monday night at Waco ISD Sports Complex in the Central Texas All-Star Game was an opportunity to play one final time on the diamond with fellow Tiger Logan Earl, and it was also a chance to reconnect with teammates they played club ba…
Competition and compassion converged in a pair of high school all-star games that brought together athletes for the Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl.
BELTON — It looked as if Jacob Mitchell and Garet Douglas had been playing baseball together for many years.
BELTON — It’s high school athletics infused with community service wrapped in fellowship.
Sheanne Ellis-Clayton had a difficult senior year.
The Central Texas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game on Monday in West was postponed due to inclement weather. The game was rescheduled for next Monday at 6 p.m. in West.
Tyler Torres wasn’t expecting it.
It’s not a surprise.
It was just so fitting.
The Harker Heights football team is coming off a memorable season in which the Knights made the playoffs for the first time since 2012.
CORSICANA — In a three-game series that was tight throughout, it was no surprise to see the Class 6A area-round playoff set between Harker Heights and Allen go to extra innings in Game 3 on Saturday.
AUSTIN — Jordan Brock had nothing left, and she was fine with it.
CORSICANA — It was a difficult situation, but Harker Heights pulled through.
CORSICANA — Game 1 of the Class 6A area-round baseball game between Harker Heights and Allen was postponed due to lightning.
The Harker Heights baseball team will face Allen in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs in a best-of-three series to be played over three days at Corsicana High School
WACO — Tre Martin had been waiting a long time to play in his first playoff game.
The Florence baseball Buffaloes play Johnson City LBJ tonight in Marble Falls for the final playoff spot in District 25-3A. The teams tied for fourth place in the regular season.