Meleanna Williams led a balanced Killeen High scoring attack with 10 points and the Lady Roos defeated Shoemaker 47-36 on Tuesday for their second straight win to start District 8-6A play.
Change could be coming.
City rivals Ellison and Shoemaker weren’t expecting to meet until their District 8-6A opener on Dec. 15. But Saturday they found themselves matched up in the fifth-place game at the Mansfield ISD Tournament.
Football fans will note a number of local players on the Trinity Valley Community College football team.
By Felisa Cardenas
Students filed into Shoemaker’s gym Tuesday afternoon to watch on as senior Charlene Shepherd signed her letter of intent to play basketball for North Texas, an NCAA Division I program.
The Lady Grey Wolves are starting this season almost entirely from scratch with only three returning seniors from last year’s varsity team — Kaleiyah Davis, Charlene Shepherd and Yanira Kelly.
MVP—Aidan Chace, jr., S/RS, Copperas Cove.
The Shoemaker Grey Wolves entered Friday night’s game against Waco Midway with a tough task: Get their first win of the season against an undefeated sixth-ranked team.
BELTON – If a player was wearing red Friday night, he likely found his way onto Tiger Field. And that made Belton head coach Sam Skidmore smile.
Only one thing stood between Copperas Cove and a perfect District 8-6A standing: A final match against Shoemaker on Tuesday night.
Entering Thursday’s game, Marcellus Johnson’s objective was simple — he wanted to be a spark.
Class 6A No. 20 Copperas Cove captured the outright District 8-6A championship Tuesday after defeating Waco Midway 21-25, 25-18, 20-25, 24-26, 15-7.
District play was in full swing as the Harker Heights Knights hosted the Shoemaker Grey Wolves at Leo Buckley Stadium on Friday night. The Knights celebrated their homecoming and used stout defense to secure a 14-7 victory.
Copperas Cove remained unbeaten in District 8-6A competition Tuesday, defeating Belton 25-23, 25-15, 25-13 on the road.
The Shoemaker Grey Wolves celebrated homecoming by hosting the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Leo Buckley Stadium on Friday.
The Ellison Eagles and Shoemaker Grey Wolves opened District 8-6A play at Leo Buckley Stadium on Friday night. The Eagles also celebrated their homecoming a week after handily defeating the University Trojans.
After dropping the opening set, Belton claimed the next three en route to a 14-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-23 win against Shoemaker on Tuesday.
The Shoemaker Grey Wolves entered Thursday’s game seeking their first win of the season.
Katie Robinson had 14 kills, 10 digs and four aces to help the Salado volleyball team rally for a 21-25, 23-25, 25-12, 25-23, 15-8 home win over Burnet on Tuesday.
AUSTIN — After a tight defensive battle in the first half, the Shoemaker Grey Wolves fell apart in the second, allowing 34 consecutive points in a 41-6 loss to the Round Rock Cedar Ridge Raiders on Thursday at Kelly Reeves Stadium.
Copperas Cove remained unbeaten in District 8-6A play Tuesday, traveling to Ellison, where the Lady Bulldawgs won 25-20, 25-21, 23-25, 29-27.
Shoemaker won the match, but more importantly, the Lady Grey Wolves learned a lesson.
It was four fantastic years, but the time to attack new challenges has come.
Malik Pratt got more than he expected.
Jammie Blunt Jr. was waiting for his opportunity.
Former Shoemaker star Roberto Delgado was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday.
Temple golfer William Paysse, who just completed his junior year at Belton High School, earned a spot in the U.S Junior Amateur championship by winning a sectional qualifier Monday in Kerrville.
Led by all-tournament team selections safety TJ Gift, receiver Anthony Brown and quarterback Cameron Davis, the host Belton High School 7-on-7 team finished as the runner-up in the Lone Star Shootout on Saturday in Belton.
BELTON — It’s high school athletics infused with community service wrapped in fellowship.
When she received it, Parris Rawls was too overwhelmed with emotion to put the uniform on.
Kiara Johnson didn’t get to play much in Shoemaker’s play-in game against Belton at Copperas Cove on Feb. 10.
Area discus and shot put champion Bobby Smith of Killeen High is halfway to another sweep of the throwing events at the Region I-6A track meet at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mikayla Koester had to battle just to get healthy.
Bobby Smith stole the show in the throwing events at the District 7/8-6A area track and field meet Thursday at Waco Midway.
The All-District 8-6A girls soccer teams were recently announced, and Belton led the way for area squads with three superlatives.
The weather held up just long enough Monday, and Belton was glad it did.
The Killeen boys track team got it done.
It is a difficult task to reach the boys soccer postseason in the tough District 8-6A, but Harker Heights did just that.
BELTON — For his first attempt in the high jump Wednesday afternoon, Josh Canete put on his own personal show. Copperas Cove’s 2016 state meet qualifier loped toward the bar, leaped straight up, scissor-kicked his way over and landed feet-first on the mat, casually walking away as if he was …
Shoemaker head baseball coach Robert Conley knew his team was due for a breakout game offensively.
It is a difficult task to be named to the all-state team of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Copperas Cove’s Reginald Mouton, Dahmir Pearson and Darius Fuselier earned victories in the Waco ISD Relays to help the Bulldawgs finish second on Friday.
On Thursday in the gym at Shoemaker High School, nine student-athletes made their commitments official and signed letters of intent to compete at the college level.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Knights found themselves in another duel of arms on the mound Tuesday, and once again they came out on top.
The Texas High School Bowling Club state tournament begins today with boys and girls teams from Ellison and Harker Heights among the teams vying for state titles this weekend at Fort Worth’s Cityview Lanes.
Shoemaker simply had no answer for Cameron Johnson on Tuesday night.
HARKER HEIGHTS — Runs were hard to come by Tuesday, as the Lady Knights’ Klaudia Bohac and Shoemaker’s Heather Casiano dueled in the circle in District 8-6A play.
Makayla Gatewood will be playing basketball at the next level.
Another tilt between Ellison and Shoemaker brought another tight decision on the diamond.