UIL CLASS 6A Hightower 70, Friendswood 46…Hightower will face Pearland Dawson in the second round. Clear Springs 61, Kempner 34 Clear Falls 71, Travis 53 UIL CLASS 5A Bush 77, Foster 37…Bush will face Beaumont Central in the second round. Elkins 66, Port Lavaca Calhoun 42…Elkins will face Crosby in the second round. George Ranch […]
Clements High tennis coach John Furlow has been named the Texas State High School Coach of the Year. Furlow has coached the Rangers’ tennis program since the school opened in 1983. He’s taken two teams and more than 30 individuals to the state tournament. He played collegiate tennis at Texas A&I University (now known as […]
By Michael Sudhalter firstname.lastname@example.org Texas A&M junior forward Danuel House, a Hightower High graduate, is leading a basketball renaissance in Aggieland. House, 22, transferred to A&M from the University of Houston where he was named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and earned Freshman All-American honors. He didn’t disappoint when he arrived in College Station, […]
By Michael Sudhalter email@example.com Travis High junior center Morris Udeze has successfully made the jump to the varsity level, from JV, this season. “It’s been good – it’s a huge jump,” said Udeze, who wears the No. 34 jersey for the defending 6A-23 Champion Tigers. “It’s more intense than JV. The game is faster, and […]
By Michael Sudhalter firstname.lastname@example.org Whenever the Elkins High baseball team plays a game, fans will be reminded of the guy who built the Knights’ program a household name in Texas. “Rick Carpenter – thank you for everything you’ve done for Elkins Baseball,” Elkins Principal Barbara Whitaker said of Rick Carpenter Field, which was dedicated before […]
By Michael Sudhalter email@example.com Hightower High senior point guard Maddison Glass led the Hurricanes to the third round of the UIL Class 6A playoffs. Now, the third-year varsity player is hopeful that Hightower can advance past the third round and into the State Championship for the first time since 2010 (when it finished second to […]
Elkins High senior defensive lineman Ross Blacklock competed in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl last Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. During the game, Blacklock announced his intention to sign with Texas Christian University next month.
Kansas City Chiefs return specialist/running back Knile Davis, a Marshall High graduate, returned the opening kickoff 106 yards for a touchdown in KC’s 30-0 victory over Houston in the AFC Wild Card playoffs last Saturday at NRG Stadium in Houston. Davis and the Chiefs will visit defending Super Bowl Champion New England on Saturday.
12th Annual Elkins Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet January 22, 2016, 6:30 PM Sugar Creek Country Club The Elkins Knights Baseball Program will be inducting three new members into their Hall of Fame. Dan Tuskowski (1998), Duke Dykeman (2007), and Kevin Max (1997) are this year’s honorees at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the […]
Texas Tech senior running back DeAndre Washington, a Marshall High graduate, finished his collegiate career with a 118-yard all-purpose performance – including seven receptions for 81 yards – in a 56-27 loss to LSU in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29. An NFL prospect, Washington compiled 2,595 rushing yards and 713 receiving yards over the […]