SALADO — In a final tune-up before embarking on District 8-4A-II play, the Salado Eagles got a glimpse Friday night at how far they’ve come in the first month of the season.
Salado’s Jaci McGregor ran to her second straight cross country title Thursday, finishing the 2-mile course in 12 minutes, 6 seconds to win the 1A-4A girls division of the Hewitt Kiwanis Invitational hosted by Waco Midway at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex in Waco.
LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY — Both Salado and Academy were stunned by losses in the opening week of the season.It was Salado that was able to turn that negative abruptly into a positive.Behind a four-touchdown evening from Connor Cook, the Eagles used their familiar ground-oriented attack to carve …
Salado’s Hunter Haas won the 4A-1A boys division of the Pro-Fit Invitational on Friday with a time of 16 minutes and 20 seconds at Wilson Park in Temple.
The Lampasas volleyball team was swept at home by Lago Vista on Tuesday, 25-15, 25-18, 25-11.
ACADEMY — Ellison emerged from the Academy Lady Bee Classic with the championship. More importantly, the Lady Eagles returned home with confidence.
Shoemaker’s Jeremias Serrano Velez crossed the finish line in 16 minutes and seven seconds to win the Belton Cross Country Invitational on Friday at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.
Shoemaker’s Jeremias Serrano and Copperas Cove’s Madisen Honea opened their cross country seasons with medals as each won individually at the Temple Invitational.
Waco — Fourth and goal from the 8-yard line was no problem.
GATESVILLE — Ellison was moving at full speed en route to sweeping the competition on the first day of the Gatesville Invitational on Thursday.
Ellison ended the match the way it wanted, because the Lady Eagles began the contest as planned.
SALADO — So, what’s important now?
TROY — Tuesday night’s season-opening match between the Troy Trojanettes and the Salado Lady Eagles featured many of the things expected in a great volleyball contest: hard attacks, well-timed blocks, beautiful service aces and a packed gymnasium.
Salado shortstop Jacob Wilk was among three Eagles voted to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A all-state baseball team released Thursday.
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.