Then, there was one.
Then, there was one.
The Grey Wolves are out to finish what they started.
The Grey Wolves took off and never looked back Friday in a 67-42 win over Killeen.
Shoemaker’s Emi’jah Spencer dropped in a game-high 26 points Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Lady Roos.
With district wrestling beginning in just two weeks, Ellison defeated Shoemaker 9-2 on Wednesday at Ellison High School.
Ellison swept Copperas Cove on Monday at Hallmark Lanes.
After weeks of climbing in the state rankings, Lampasas finally fell.
Their coach’s adamant cautions in the days leading up to Friday night’s District 12-6A encounter with last-place Shoemaker might not have fully registered. Being outplayed for the bulk of three quarters eventually did the trick, though.
Michael Thomas isn’t making excuses for his program.
District 12-6A rivals Ellison and Shoemaker are poised to battle in a state-ranked showdown.
Salado soccer walked away as champions of the CenTex Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Despite taking back-to-back District 12-6A wins to start 2019, coach Brandon Gilbert believes he’s got to get the 18th-ranked Grey Wolves back on track to finish strong in the district standings.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Determined to stay at the forefront of the District 12-6A race, the Lady Knights came out ready to fight against the Lady Grey Wolves.
It was a tale of two halves, and Class 6A No. 18 Shoemaker controlled them both.
Copperas Cove began the game in rhythm offensively and never slowed down.
Lampasas continues to make history under second-year head coach Mark Myers after winning the Troy Christmas Classic last week.
WACO — The duel of District 12-6A titans lived up to the hype.
It did not sit well with the Grey Wolves.
The 17th-ranked Shoemaker Grey Wolves got back to the game plan following an overtime road loss last week and posted 27 points in the first quarter on the way to a 63-42 home win over Waco on Tuesday.
Lampasas reached new heights Monday, climbing to No. 11 in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A girls poll.
Chandler Sutton scored 24 points, Amir Davis added 21 and the Ellison Eagles outscored 15th-ranked Shoemaker 13-3 in overtime for a 70-60 victory Friday in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Ellison.
Ellison had one goal Friday night — get back to what the Eagles are known for: tough defense.
Attention to detail can make all the difference.
Jalen Childs found his sweet spot on the outside as he dropped five 3s in the third quarter for No. 15 Shoemaker en route to a 76-59 comeback victory over the Killeen Kangaroos on Tuesday night.
Shoemaker is one the top 15 teams in the state, but the Grey Wolves are not considered District 12-6A’s elite.
Killeen did not make the playoffs, but the Kangaroos still demanded attention.
The Ellison Eagles shut out the Memorial Christian Warriors 17-0 on Monday at Hallmark Lanes.
After a week of competition, Lampasas, Gatesville and Shoemaker remain the area’s only state-ranked teams.
The Copperas Cove Bulldawgs were never threatened as they defeated the newest member of the CenTex district — the Memorial Christian Academy Warriors — 15-2 on Monday at Hallmark Lanes as they opened the 18th season of high school bowling.
Most students are sleeping or just waking up at 5:50 a.m. on a school day.
Lampasas' football success is taking an early toll on the Badger basketball squad, which dropped to 0-3 Saturday with a 49-40 loss at Pflugerville Weiss.
Cade Scallin scored 10 points, Eli Pittman and Sammy Brown each added nine, and the Salado boys outscored Gatesville 24-14 in the fourth quarter for a 48-43 victory on Friday.
Various NCAA Division I basketball programs pursued 6-foot, 7-inch Shoemaker forward J’Wan Roberts, including Oklahoma, Baylor, St. John’s, Sam Houston State, Texas A&M and Seton Hall.
Heading into Friday night’s season finale against Harker Heights, the Shoemaker Grey Wolves had already shown tangible progress with a young roster after consecutive winless seasons.
A season that saw the Grey Wolves’ losing streak reach 27 ended with multiple wins as Shoemaker took down Harker Heights 35-14 on Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium in the District 12-6A finale.
Harker Heights and Shoemaker will face off in the final cross-town showdown of the District 12-6A season tonight at Leo Buckley Stadium. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.
LAMPASAS — It might have been unusual, but not anymore.
Copperas Cove went home with the win Thursday night, but Shoemaker made the Bulldawgs fight for it every step of the way.
Some students work their whole high school career to make the varsity football team their senior year while other students dream of making drum major in the band.
While leading the Grey Wolves to their first win in almost three years is the highlight of Shoemaker senior quarterback Mark Walker’s high school football career, it’s been a long journey to this point.
WACO — What a difference a week makes.
Ellison juniors Jeremiah Tomlin and Ikel Hernandez led the Eagles to a 17th-place showing at Monday’s Region II-6A meet.