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.
Four area players were named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams released Monday.
WACO — C.J. Giddens was in an unusual situation.
WACO — “This isn’t your typical church camp,” Salado graduate Katie Robinson said as she prepared to compete in her final organized volleyball game at University High in Waco.
Lake Travis defeated host Belton 51-21 on Saturday in the championship game of the Lone Star Shootout 7-on-7 football tournament.
BELTON — The FCA Victory Bowl baseball game was a back-and-forth battle before the Red team won 8-6 Friday night at Red Murff Field on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Football fans can catch the 2018 Victory Bowl all-star game tonight at Waco ISD Stadium with 16 area athletes competing.
The host Belton Tigers turned in the best performance among local 7-on-7 football teams on Day 1 of the 17-team Lone Star Shootout on Friday, going 4-1 to finish second in Pool A.
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.
WACO — The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl is more than a sports competition. It’s an opportunity for area athletes to give back to their communities.
WACO — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl started Monday with the newly added all-star golf competition.
MONTGOMERY — Having about 30 minutes to kill after lending a hand toward preserving Jasper’s baseball season with a stout three-inning relief appearance, pitcher Michael Soisson said he passed the time by chilling in his car on a hot, muggy day in Montgomery.
Belton released the schedule for next week’s Lone Star Shootout on Friday, and five area teams will be participating.
MONTGOMERY — Salado grabbed a three-run lead 13 pitches into Thursday night’s Game 1 of its Class 4A Region III final against Jasper, and it was plenty for Eagles starter Ryan Oakes.
Salado sophomore Piper Randolph was named Defensive Player of the Year on the recently released All-District 19-4A Softball Team.
COLLEGE STATION — Heading into Game 2 of its Class 4A Region III semifinal Friday afternoon, Salado hadn’t lost back-to-back contests all season. So after Huffman Hargrave evened the best-of-three baseball series with a 7-1 victory, and as day turned to night with a season in the balance of …
MADISONVILLE – Salado cashed in its best opportunity, Huffman Hargrave missed chances and the Eagles have a leg up in the teams’ Class 4A Region III semifinal best-of-three baseball series.
MARBLE FALLS — Age does not matter.
MARBLE FALLS — Scott Ringo’s expectations are contained.
SALADO — Although it took Salado senior Costas Loullis longer than most student-athletes, he signed his national letter of intent to play soccer for Mary Hardin-Baylor on Wednesday.
BELTON — For all the power Salado has exhibited during the playoffs, including Rustin Hale’s first-inning home run Saturday — its third consecutive game with at least one homer — that boosted it to an early three-run lead, the Eagles didn’t need to hit another ball out of the infield to prop…
BELTON — Salado and Lorena broke into a game of tag Friday night, until the Eagles finally couldn’t be caught in extra innings.
SALADO — After committing to play baseball for Sul Ross State University in March, Salado senior Drew Dobbins made it official Tuesday, signing his national letter of intent surrounded by family, friends and teammates.
TROY — Salado got the final word Saturday afternoon.
AUSTIN — For most, it was their first trip to the state meet, but it does not have to be their last.
TROY — The Salado and China Spring baseball teams already have played each other four times this season. It will require a fifth battle to decide whether it's the Eagles or the Cougars who extend their season at least one more week in the Class 4A playoffs.
Several area soccer players were honored by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches for their performances this season.
Belton senior William Paysse and 2009 Salado graduate Ryan O’Rear just missed advancing in Monday’s U.S. Open local qualifier in Kerrville.
WACO — Jenna Kuligowski hit a two-run double to break a 2-2 tie in the top of the sixth inning and the China Spring Lady Cougars defeated Salado 4-2 on Saturday to sweep their Class 4A area-round series.
Tenth-ranked Salado claimed its first district championship with an 11-1 District 19-4A record under first-year Lady Eagles coach Ashton Cooper.
After an impressive showing at the area track and field meet, multiple Lampasas athletes are on the verge of qualifying for state.
Rustin Hale hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Ryan Oakes and Jacob Wilk combined for a shutout as Salado beat Liberty Hill 6-0 on Friday in Salado.
Boys soccer champion Salado was well-represented on the All-District 25-4A team released this week.
Salado took multiple honors on the 25-4A All-District girls soccer team, including Michael Goos being named Coach of the Year.
Costas Loullis recorded a hat trick and the Salado boys soccer team blanked Giddings 4-0 on Monday at House Park in Austin to advance to the Class 4A regional quarterfinals.
SALADO — Looking to make another deep run in the Class 4A playoffs, Salado took a 4-0 victory over in the bi-district round against Taylor on Friday night at home.
COPPERAS COVE — Jake Walrath patiently waited for his opportunity.
Justin Velesky was 3 for 3 and drove in three runs to lead the Copperas Cove baseball team to a 9-4 win over Ellison on Thursday in Copperas Cove.
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.
Drew Dobbins and Jacob Wilk combined on a four-hitter and Salado never trailed in a 3-1 win over Taylor on Friday that gave the Eagles sole possession of the District 19-4A lead.
Salado standout pitcher Bailey Tindell was voted KDH Player of the Week for the week of March 19 after striking out 11 batters and only allowing one hit — a two-out triple in the sixth inning — as the Lady Eagles defeated Leander Glenn 10-0 on the road.
Ethan Buchanan scored two goals, capping one of the greatest seasons in Ellison history, in a 2-2 draw Tuesday at Pflugerville Weiss.
Jacob Wilk struck out seven in three scoreless innings, and Belton Farr hit a two-run homer Friday in Salado's 19-0 five-inning, run-rule victory at home over Burnet.
Drew Dobbins tossed his second no-hitter and the Eagles' third of the season in Salado's 7-0 win at Leander Glenn on Tuesday.
Jayda Carter had an RBI triple, and Alina Salazar drove in a run with a double as the Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs beat Shoemaker 10-6 on the road Monday.