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.
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.
Salado senior Jacob Wilk was voted KDHPressbox Player of the Week for the week of March 5 after he homered in both games of the Eagles’ doubleheader on Feb. 26. Wilk drove in all three runs as Salado won 3-1 over Del Valle and he came on the mound in relief, helping the Eagles finish off a c…
SALADO — Salado baseball is one of 32 teams that will participate in the sixth annual Ranch Baseball Invitational this weekend in Franklin.
Salado’s Costas Loullis recorded a hat trick in the Eagles’ 7-0 win at Cameron Yoe on Tuesday.
Kyle Sims did not receive an award. He earned it.
Becca Dockray went 3 for 3 at the plate, drove in three runs and struck out six on the mound to earn the victory as the Salado softball team routed Blooming Grove 14-4 in the silver bracket championship game of the Franklin tournament on Saturday.
Michael Goudeau tossed a three-hit shutout and the Copperas Cove baseball team capped an unbeaten run through the Austin ISD tournament with a 3-0 win over Georgetown East View on Saturday.
Copperas Cove's Josh Ropple struck out nine in a complete-game six-hitter, and Brian Hodges socked a two-run homer as the Bulldawgs won their sixth straight to start the season, beating Austin Bowie 8-3 in the Austin ISD tournament on Thursday.
Ethan Buchanan scored twice and the Ellison boys soccer team kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 home shutout of Copperas Cove on Tuesday.
SALADO — When Tyler Pierce was 5 years old, she told her parents she wanted to play soccer in college and they used to laugh at a dream that seemed distant at the time.
Lampasas' Cameron Everts won his first two matches Friday in the state wrestling tournament to advance to today's Class 5A semifinals in Cypress.
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.
The Salado softball team finished second in the Brock tournament Saturday following a 15-5 loss to the host team in the championship game.
Haven Stevenson gave the Copperas Cove girls soccer team a 1-0 lead with a second-half goal off a free kick, but Belton’s Erica Anderson answered a few minutes later with the equalizer in the teams’ 1-1 draw Friday at Bulldawg Stadium.
Killeen ISD kicks off its 2018 softball tournament today with Killeen, Harker Heights, Shoemaker and Ellison, participating in four separate pools, along with Gatesville and Florence.
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.
SALADO — In front of a large crowd filled with her with family and friends, Salado senior Ashlen LaCanne signed on Friday her national letter of intent to play for Lubbock Christian University.
SALADO — Three Salado seniors signed their letters of intent to play football for Mary Hardin-Baylor on Wednesday morning.
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.
Rebekah Nolte scored 16 points, Allaira Jones added 13 and the Gatesville girls basketball team upset No. 21 Lorena 41-35 on the road Friday to grab a share of second place in District 17-4A.
It did not seem possible.
The University Interscholastic League altered the area’s sports landscape Thursday morning, releasing its biennial reclassification and realignment.
Allaira Jones led three Hornets in double figures with 15 points and Gatesville earned a 43-40 victory Friday at Waco Connally.
San Angelo Central's Deveraux Minix drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer, sending the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs to their seventh straight loss, 70-68 on Tuesday in San Angelo.
On the heels of losses to Waco Midway, Ellison’s boys and girls basketball teams slid in the state rankings.
SALADO — Hannah Reavis scored in the 68th minute and the Salado girls soccer team edged Temple 1-0 in the championship game of the Salado Eagle Classic on Saturday afternoon.