Local Sports Coverage

Latest Stories

Recent Stories

The Booker T. Washington Eagles have already secured their fourth consecutive boys basketball season with at least 15 wins and have become a consistent playoff contender over the last several years. They likely have their sights set on higher goals this season as they continue to be a force …

  • Updated

St. Thomas High School’s Jake Pike was one of the biggest reasons for optimism for the Eagles this basketball season after earning TAPPS all-district and second-team all-state honors last year, and he continued his strong early season play with several standout performances last week.

  • Updated

On the heels of their first .500 season since 2012-2013 last season and multiple starters returning, the Booker T. Washington Lady Eagles were looking to build on last year’s success. And though it has been tough sledding early on, the Lady Eagles are hoping their most recent performance is …

  • Updated

The early-season road has been bumpier than last year's for the Lutheran High North Lady Lions’ basketball team, but they proved why they are still the class of TAPPS 3A last week with a stellar showing.

  • Updated

A couple of athletes from a local private school made the pledge to continue their athletic careers at the Division I level by signing college letters of intent on Wednesday morning.

  • Updated

On the heels of a third consecutive playoff appearance and with leading scorer Kenneth Lewis returning from last season, the Booker T. Washington High School boys basketball team looked primed for another solid campaign.

featured
  • Updated

The Heights Bulldogs’ football season ended Saturday with a 21-6 loss to the Memorial Mustangs at Delmar Stadium. But for at least some of the players with both Heights and Memorial, it was more than a football game. 

  • Updated

St. Pius X High School entered the TAPPS football playoffs with two consecutive wins. But that momentum – and the Panthers' season – came to an end in the TAPPS Division I area round last Saturday, Nov. 12 in Plano, where they lost 45-7 against Plano Prestonwood Christian.

It’s playoff time once again, with four of the area’s high school football teams having qualified for the postseason in their respective classifications. And two of them are getting the action started this weekend.

  • Updated

Much of the focus on the basketball court at Lutheran High North has been on the girls team, rightfully so as the squad won the TAPPS 3A state championship last season. But the boys team had a playoff season as well, and both teams built on last season’s success by going undefeated in this s…

The St. Pius X High School football team was in desperate need of a skid stopper following three straight losses and found one last week. The Panthers throttled the San Antonio Christian Lions 55-6 last Friday, moving to 4-5 overall and 2-4 in district play.

  • Updated

The Heights Bulldogs headed into the bye week with a bitter taste in their mouths following a 41-19 loss to Westside on Oct. 15 - but this week is a new chance to replace it with a good one.

  • Updated

The Waltrip Rams have had a tough road during the 2021 high school football season, but finally managed to break through last week and get their first win of the year thanks in large part to their biggest offensive outburst of the season.

  • Updated

The St. Pius X Panthers and St. Thomas Eagles have gone slightly different directions on the football field this season, but will come together for their annual rivalry game this weekend.

  • Updated

The Lutheran High North Lions have had a tough go of things so far in 2021, but showed signs of life in their most recent football game and are looking to keep the momentum going as they hit the road this week.

  • Updated

The St. Thomas Eagles continued to showcase their juggernaut of an offense in last week’s high school football game, and they're showing no signs of slowing down entering the home stretch of the regular season.

  • Updated

Landan Kuhlmann provides a rundown of the key games this week in the local high school football scene. St. Pius X is looking for its second consecutive win, while Heights eyes a 3-0 start in district play.

  • Updated

Waltrip High School has spent the past few years trying to regain traction in District 11-5A, having missed the UIL football playoffs in three straight seasons and dropping each of its first two district contests in 2021.

  • Updated

Heights High School football coach Stephen Dixon said before the season that he believed this year’s team had the potential to be better than last season’s 7-2 squad which reached the area round of the playoffs.

  • Updated

If local residents were out and about on Arbor Vitae Drive or Pinemont Drive early last Saturday morning, they might have been taken aback seeing a wave of colorful banners and smiling children on their way from Collier Regional Library to the Oaks Dads' Club soccer fields a short distance away.

  • Updated

The St. Thomas High School football team played well in its first two outings as a previously inexperienced core has gelled well so far. But the Eagles will face their stiffest test of the young season this Friday as they travel to face a state-ranked opponent.

featured
  • Updated

Booker T. Washington High School head coach Kelvin Chatham had spoken before the season about just wanting his players to have fun and fly to the football.

  • Updated

As the St. Pius X Panthers look to make their way back to the top of the TAPPS standings – where they made consecutive state semifinals in 2017 and 2018 – second-year head coach Greg Cranfill knows the climb won’t be without some road bumps.

  • Updated

The Heights Bulldogs are coming off a 7-3 campaign in 2020 that included their first district title and playoff win since 2013. Now, the team has their sights set on even greater heights following their best season in nearly a decade.

  • Updated

The Lutheran High North Lions’ football program reached heights last season that several graduating classes had not experienced, winning its first TAPPS playoff game since 2009. As the 2021 slate begins, LHN is looking to build on that success

  • Updated

The St. Thomas Eagles are accustomed to being alone at the top in recent years, with three straight TAPPS Division I District championships. But remaining on top of the standings this season and making a deep playoff run will take a largely unproven group gelling quickly.

  • Updated

It has been a rough go of late for the Waltrip Rams – but with a new season ahead, the Rams look to returning to their winning ways under second-year-head coach Jeremy Kirt.