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.
AUSTIN — It was an unusual situation.
Bobby Smith has been rolling of late.
Area discus and shot put champion Bobby Smith of Killeen High is halfway to another sweep of the throwing events at the Region I-6A track meet at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Jacob Mitchell did a little bit of everything Tuesday night.
Bobby Smith stole the show in the throwing events at the District 7/8-6A area track and field meet Thursday at Waco Midway.
COPPERAS COVE — Michael Goudeau wanted to change the mood.
Hollie Ellis homered twice and drove in four runs, and the 16th-ranked Florence softball team routed Comfort 12-2 in five innings Tuesday in Florence, setting up a District 25-3A championship showdown Friday in Blanco.
A day after banging-out 15 runs and 23 hits, both offenses were at it again Thursday night at Eagles Ballpark.
Both Ellison and Killeen had no trouble at the plate on Wednesday night as both teams combined for 15 runs and 23 hits.
The All-District 8-6A girls soccer teams were recently announced, and Belton led the way for area squads with three superlatives.
Tanjala Smith and Shaylynn Murk came up big for the Killeen softball team Tuesday in a 5-3 road win over San Angelo Central in nine innings.
The weather held up just long enough Monday, and Belton was glad it did.
The Killeen boys track team got it done.
It is a difficult task to reach the boys soccer postseason in the tough District 8-6A, but Harker Heights did just that.
BELTON — For his first attempt in the high jump Wednesday afternoon, Josh Canete put on his own personal show. Copperas Cove’s 2016 state meet qualifier loped toward the bar, leaped straight up, scissor-kicked his way over and landed feet-first on the mat, casually walking away as if he was …
Shoemaker head baseball coach Robert Conley knew his team was due for a breakout game offensively.
The Harker Heights boys soccer team will face Southlake Carroll on Thursday in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs.