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.
The experience ended Saturday, but the memories will last a lifetime.
School might be out for the summer, but there are plenty of area sports camps in the upcoming weeks to keep kids busy.
BELTON — Kyndal Moyer was the tie breaker.
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.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl all-star softball game will have three area softball players competing as Belton’s Bethany Edwards, Copperas Cove’s Addison Cook and Lampasas’ Kyndal Moyer cap off their high school careers in the contest.
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.
COLLEGE STATION — Lampasas earned two third-place medals at the University Interscholastic League State Tennis Tournament on Thursday, placing in Class 4A girls doubles and mixed doubles.
AUSTIN — In his first year of running the 300-meter hurdles, Lampasas’ Cameron Everts earned a silver medal Saturday at the University Interscholastic League State Track and Field Meet.
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.
AUSTIN — For most, it was their first trip to the state meet, but it does not have to be their last.
Several area soccer players were honored by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches for their performances this season.
PFLUGERVILLE — It felt like an uphill battle to Drew Cleavinger.
After an impressive showing at the area track and field meet, multiple Lampasas athletes are on the verge of qualifying for state.
LAMPASAS — It is not the outcome Drew Cleavinger wanted, but it might be the one her team needed.
LAMPASAS — After a nearly 24-hour delay, Lampasas was ready.
COPPERAS COVE — Jake Walrath patiently waited for his opportunity.
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.
Ellison’s Treston Hudnall and Keith Jackson II each finished sixth Saturday in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division I state meet in Abilene.
LAMPASAS — Sloane Johnson was 2 for 2 with a home run, a double and four RBIs.
Ethan Buchanan scored two goals, capping one of the greatest seasons in Ellison history, in a 2-2 draw Tuesday at Pflugerville Weiss.
LAMPASAS — Lampasas is riding a wave of confidence heading back into district play following a 17-7 nondistrict win against Comanche at home Thursday afternoon.
Kyle Sims knows it is just an award, but it feels like more.
LAMPASAS — Johnnie Mcgehee did not want to win. He had to win.
LAMPASAS — After a rough start in the Lampasas baseball tournament, Killeen took home the only local team victory on the third day of competition Saturday morning.
Josh Ropple hit a game-tying single in the top of the seventh inning and the Copperas Cove baseball team remained unbeaten Friday following a 2-2 tie with Austin Royals Homeschool at the Central Texas Invitational hosted by Hutto and Cedar Creek high schools.
LAMPASAS — The Badgers went undefeated on the first day of the Lampasas tournament with victories over Jarrell and Shoemaker on Thursday.
Kyle Sims did not receive an award. He earned it.
Herald Staff Report
LEANDER — Monica Garza knows her team will improve. She just does not know how.
It took something special to beat local wrestlers Cameron Everts of Lampasas and Killeen High's Zharia Hopkins on Saturday at the state wrestling tournament.
BELTON — Phillip Blackstock blames himself.
Lampasas' Cameron Everts won his first two matches Friday in the state wrestling tournament to advance to today's Class 5A semifinals in Cypress.
Killeen ISD and the Central Texas area will be represented by five wrestlers from four different schools in the University Interscholastic League Wrestling State Tournament in Cypress this weekend.
Various games around the area are being affected by the recent heavy rainfalls, causing changes to scheduled events this weekend.
Phillip Blackstock scored 14 points and the Lampasas Badgers held off Giddings 50-48 in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Tuesday at East View High School in Georgetown.
LAMPASAS — Aaron Nuckles watched the film.
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 — Lampasas could not overcome its slow start.
Xavier Nix scored a career-high 23 points and the Lampasas Badgers finished the game on a 32-10 run to rout Taylor 75-56 at home Friday and clinch the No. 3 seed in the playoffs.
Four days after knocking off second-place Burnet, the surging Lampasas Badgers handed District 19-4A leader Liberty Hill its first league loss, 60-55 on Tuesday in Lampasas, snapping an 11-game district win streak for the Panthers dating back to last season.