Meleanna Williams led a balanced Killeen High scoring attack with 10 points and the Lady Roos defeated Shoemaker 47-36 on Tuesday for their second straight win to start District 8-6A play.
Zakiyah Upshaw accomplished her goal.
Change could be coming.
Football fans will note a number of local players on the Trinity Valley Community College football team.
Both Killeen and Dripping Springs were looking for redemption coming off losses last week, but the Lady Roos were too much to handle as they defeated the Lady Tigers 44-31 on Tuesday night.
Looking to get back in the win column, Killeen faced Bryan at home Tuesday evening but fell short to the Vikings, who got 36 points from Zach Nutall in a 64-58 victory.
Bennett Mohn scored 18 points and 10th-ranked Lake Travis handed the Killeen Kangaroos their first loss of the season, 71-59 on Tuesday at the Killeen High gym.
By Felisa Cardenas
Killeen students gathered in the gym Tuesday afternoon to watch senior Manesha Knox sign her letter of intent to play basketball for Texas Woman’s University.
Walk down the sideline of a Killeen football game on a chilly Friday night and somewhere in the sea of maroon and white you’ll find head athletic trainer Al “Doc” Wilson bundled up in his maroon hoodie and gray Killeen letterman jacket watching the game unfold.
Harker Heights and Killeen were each in a must-win situation, and both emerged disappointed.
Meleanna Williams had 14 points and five of the Lady Roos' 14 steals to lead Killeen to a 36-28 win over Marble Falls on Tuesday.
MVP—Aidan Chace, jr., S/RS, Copperas Cove.
COPPERAS COVE — Two teams battling for a playoff spot in District 8-6A football met Friday at Copperas Cove’s Bulldawg Stadium.
Cross-town rivalry games are a staple of Texas high school football.
Ellison High School football will be out for redemption tonight as the Eagles face Killeen in the annual territorial game at Leo Buckley Stadium.
Once was not enough.
Entering Thursday’s game, Marcellus Johnson’s objective was simple — he wanted to be a spark.
Tre Nichols is somewhere he never expected, but there is nowhere he would rather be.
The Ellison and Killeen High School football teams earned vacated wins against Round Rock Stony Point, according to a report in the Austin American-Statesman.
The champions are dethroned.
The Killeen Kangaroos returned home on Thursday night after two road games wrapped around a bye week.
Copperas Cove remained unbeaten in District 8-6A competition Tuesday, defeating Belton 25-23, 25-15, 25-13 on the road.
BELTON – Perhaps Belton enjoys playing it close, because after a two-week hiatus from nail-biting finishes, the Tigers sent their fans to the edge of seats again Friday night.
COPPERAS COVE — Cari Lowery can see the difference.
After dropping the opening set, Belton claimed the next three en route to a 14-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 win against Shoemaker on Tuesday.
ROUND ROCK — Marcellus Johnson tossed three touchdown passes and scored on a 29-yard run to lead the Killeen Kangaroos to their first win of the season, 31-17 over Round Rock McNeil on Friday at Dragon Stadium.
The trend continued.
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.
The Waco Lions scored the game's first 21 points, returned two interceptions for touchdowns and rolled to a 52-20 win over visiting Killeen on Friday at Waco ISD Stadium.
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Copperas Cove
Copperas Cove completed its nondistrict schedule Tuesday, defeating Robinson 25-7, 25-17, 25-17.
Friday night lights returned to Killeen.
TEMPLE — It was under Friday morning clouds and intermittent sunshine at Wildcat Stadium instead of under Friday night lights. It was a scrimmage — don’t hit the quarterbacks, please — with altered rules and format instead of a regular-season game. It was played in front of a sparse crowd in…
The Killeen Cruisers track team returned home with six medals after its solid performance at the Amateur Athletic Union’s Track and Field Junior Olympics.
GATESVILLE — Belton emerged from Gatesville with a championship, but the Lady Tigers returned home with much more than a trophy.
Dozens of athletes from the Killeen area have qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games track and field meet beginning July 31 at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Belton catcher Bethany Edwards highlighted a whopping nine Lady Tigers selected to the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State Softball Team.
Juaquin Iglesias accomplished a lot since graduating from Killeen in 2004.
Malik Pratt got more than he expected.
On Wednesday, Killeen standout Jacen Moore signed to play volleyball with Huston-Tillotson.
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 — In crunch time, both teams made plays Saturday in the ninth annual Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl football game at Waco ISD Stadium.
BELTON — It’s high school athletics infused with community service wrapped in fellowship.
The K-Town All-Stars, of Killeen, led by Kangaroos junior Cortez Ivie and teammate Trayvon Todd, a senior, defeated the Elite Academy Ducks in the 16U title game at the Future 150 Dallas Battleground tournament.
Killeen’s Bobby Smith competed every day in practice as a sophomore with T’Mond Johnson, and now the two will be reunited.
Marcellus Johnson and Montego Muckelvaney made a name for themselves last season, and it carried over into the spring.
Former Killeen High track standout T’Mond Johnson, now a sophomore at Texas State, won the shot put Saturday at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at UT-Arlington.
AUSTIN — Bobby Smith could not wait any longer.