Texas Longhorns pledge Gerald Liddell scored 19 points and 16th-ranked Cibolo Steele remained unbeaten with a 48-45 win over No. 19 Ellison on Saturday in the championship game of the Pflugerville tournament.
Zakiyah Upshaw accomplished her goal.
Change could be coming.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Dillon Gooding believes the game truly begins when the first half ends.
COPPERAS COVE — Bulldawg Stadium is quickly becoming a favorite place for Harker Heights graduate Khalil Corbett-Canada.
City rivals Ellison and Shoemaker weren’t expecting to meet until their District 8-6A opener on Dec. 15. But Saturday they found themselves matched up in the fifth-place game at the Mansfield ISD Tournament.
Football fans will note a number of local players on the Trinity Valley Community College football team.
The Harker Heights Knights rallied from a 6-1 deficit after match play to eke out a narrow 9-8 victory against the Ellison Eagles on Tuesday at Hallmark Lanes.
LAMPASAS — Sierra Brooks is more encouraged by the finish than the start.
By Felisa Cardenas
Harker Heights and Killeen were each in a must-win situation, and both emerged disappointed.
MVP—Aidan Chace, jr., S/RS, Copperas Cove.
It is nothing new for Jaylen Smith.
Once was not enough.
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.