Girls Basketball: College Park’s defensive adjustment at halftime key in Lady Cavaliers win over Montgomery
After a tight 1st half the Lady Cavaliers would use halftime to overwhelm Montgomery. Lead by Asst. Coach Anita Bundage, it was a pair of second-half adjustments that led the Lady Cavaliers to a decisive win. Sophomore Jasmine Atobajeun dominated the defensive boards and scored 12 points to lead the Lady Cavs to the 43-34 victory.
College Park’s boys basketball team is still a work in progress, but the Cavaliers certainly delivered in the fourth quarter against Lufkin on Monday evening.
Trailing the deep, athletic Panthers by 10 points in the final moments of the third quarter, College Park picked up the defensive intensity and scratched and clawed its way to a 65-59 victory. The Cavs (4-3) outscored Lufkin 21-7 in the fourth quarter. click here for complete story
- The Woodlands shows resilience during championship run
It’s hard, perhaps pointless, to compare state championship teams.
They become possible through talent, practice, commitment and sometimes a little good fortune. When they finally happen, the journey is all the more appreciated. Which is where The Woodlands volleyball coach Leslie Madison found herself on Sunday evening.
The Lady Highlanders won a second consecutive state championship on Saturday night in Garland, making it happen with a hard-fought 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 27-25 victory over Clear Falls. click here for complete story
Kendall Cook, The Woodlands: The senior led The Woodlands to a second consecutive state volleyball title and was named the Class 6A finals MVP thanks to 43 assists, nine kills and eight digs. click here for complete story
During a time of massive population growth in Montgomery County, school districts are short on bus drivers, causing long wait times and long rides home for students.
Not only is Montgomery County feeling the shortage, but school districts across the state have reported openings for drivers and are straining to fill them. According to Texas State Teachers Association President Mark McCloy, Conroe ISD-employed bus drivers are frustrated with their working conditions. click here for complete story
The shout-outs and congratulatory messages started well before The Woodlands and Clear Falls met in the first all-Houston volleyball state final. They came from as far north as Kingwood, as far south as Alvin, and as far west as Richmond. And they continued as the Highlanders celebrated their second state championship in as many years.
This was big for Houston, which endured 12 straight years of schools in the state’s largest classification bowing out on the biggest stage. The Woodlands snapped the streak last year, capping a 45-0 season with a state and national championship. click here for complete story
Agustin Gutierrez has heard the story many times: patients looking for mental health care get turned away from hospitals and doctors because they aren’t insured or can’t pay the bills.Gutierrez, a licensed counselor focusing on substance abuse and mental health issues, said that even when patients do find a doctor or counselor willing to treat them, they face long wait times, a demoralizing prospect for those suffering from depression. click here complete story
Coach Leslie Madison and her Woodlands Lady Highlander volleyball team had one team standing between them and their goal to become state champions and realize their “New Team, Same Dream” 2014 slogan. So, what did they do? They did what clutch performers do, they took it to the Clear Falls Lady Knights (33-11) to the tune of a 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 27-25) victory and made history by being the first Texas UIL-6A volleyball state champion. click here for complete story
College Park’s Connor Meaux and The Woodlands’ boys team qualified for the Nike Cross Nationals next month in Portland after a qualifying race Saturday in The Woodlands.
Meaux placed fifth among individual runners in the Nike Cross Nationals South Regional held at the Bear Branch Soccer Fields, finishing with a time of 15 minutes, 56.21 seconds. click here for complete story
And still, The Woodlands remains the best team in Texas, capping off the season by beating Clear Falls 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 27-25 at the Culwell Center to successfully defend its state championship. Click here for complete story
A substitute teacher at the ninth grade campus of Oak Ridge High School has been suspended pending an investigation into the allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. According to a 15-year old female student, the teacher made sexual advances towards her. click here for complete story
FOX Sports Southwest will provide live webcasts of the UIL Volleyball State Tournament finals on Saturday, Nov. 22 from the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas.
The live web streams will include championship matches in all classifications. Chase Hernandez and Laura Alford will call the action. Fans can watch the internet broadcasts on FoxSportsSouthwest.com by clicking on the UIL championship banner located on the home page on the day of the event. click here for complete story
Friday night’s sequel was much more entertaining than the blockbuster original. And a lot more stressful for The Woodlands volleyball team.
The Lady Highlanders swept San Antonio Churchill to win last year’s 5A state championship.
Friday’s rematch in the 6A semifinals went five sets, with The Woodlands (39-3) surviving a match point for an 18-25, 25-21, 25-19, 17-15 victory. The Lady Highlanders will meet Clear Falls (33-10) in an all-Houston final at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Curtis Culwell Center. click here for complete story and photo gallery
A Conroe School District substitute teacher has been suspended, pending an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. A 15-year-old Oak Ridge High School Ninth Grade Campus student says the teacher made sexual advances towards her.
“When I walked off, he put his hand on my lower back and rubbed his hand across my butt,” the 15-year-old girl told ABC13.
The ninth grader claims the teacher started by showing her and a few other girls naked photos of women on a website. click here for complete story and video
Delvin Palmer scored 23 points and Conroe teammate Myron Wright added 19 as the Tigers defeated Huntsville 90-83 on Friday in the Dawghouse Invitational in Magnolia.
The Woodlands 55, Booker T. Washington 41: Cameron Burkett led the Highlanders with 18 points while Clay Creighton added six.
College Park splits two in McDonald’s tourney: College Park came up short in a 56-48 loss to Fort Bend Bush before bouncing back with a 47-38 victory over Kingwood in the McDonald’s Texas Invitational in Pasadena.
The Woodlands 44, Bellaire 17: The Woodlands earned its first victory of the season at the McDonald’s tournament, improving to 1-4.