Category: Basketball (G)

Girls Basketball | Oak Ridge earns two 12-6A superlatives

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Oak Ridge forward Alecia Whyte (21) reacts after making a three-pointer during the third quarter of a Region II-6A bi-district playoff game at Palestine High School, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Palestine.

After a season that saw it finish as co-District 12-6A champions, Oak Ridge players earned two superlative awards.

Alecia Whyte, who was The Courier’s Montgomery County Player of the Year after her sophomore campaign, earned Defensive MVP honors as a junior in 12-6A. Nikki Petrakovitz, a freshman for the Lady War Eagles, was the Newcomer of the Year.

Locally, College Park junior Sandra Cannady was the only other superlative honoree with her Offensive MVP selection. continue reading…

Girls Basketball: Oak Ridge tops College Park in district rumble


Ever since they lost to Lufkin to open district play, the Oak Ridge Lady War Eagles have been playing with a chip on their shoulder. Friday night, they faced their toughest test yet against a College Park team that was undefeated in District 12-6A.

Oak Ridge rose to the challenge and positioned itself for a run at a district championship by outlasting the Lady Cavaliers 56-39 at College Park High School. Read more…

Girls Basketball: Oak Ridge beats The Woodlands for first time in 12 years

aazaaOver the past seven days, the Oak Ridge Lady War Eagles have been wreaking havoc in District 12-6A by utilizing the full depth of their bench and playing aggressively on both ends of the court for 32 minutes.

The Woodlands caught the full brunt of the Lady War Eagles’ non-stop attack Tuesday night, as they routed the Lady Highlanders 66-36. It marked the first time Oak Ridge has beaten The Woodlands since Jan. 26, 2005. Read more…

Girls Basketball: College Park enjoying success with first-year coach Weese

920x920Although it’s still early in the District 12-6A girls basketball season, College Park’s win at Conroe Tuesday night was a sign of just how far the Lady Cavaliers program has come in just a few months.

Beating the Tigerettes 59-50 gave them their second win over a district team that reached the playoffs a year ago for a 2-0 start. College Park had only beaten Conroe once over the previous three seasons. Last Friday, the Lady Cavs took a victory over The Woodlands for the first time in seven years. read more…

Girls Basketball: College Park takes district win over cold-shooting Conroe

Lady Cavs win big over Tigerettes in District 12-6A showdown


After a big win over The Woodlands late last week to start out district play, the College Park Lady Cavaliers turned around on Tuesday night at Marsha Porter Gymnasium in Conroe and beat another playoff team from a year ago. Read more…

Girls Basketball: Oak Ridge dominates Montgomery 79-19 in district battle

It was a full house at Oak Ridge High School Tuesday night for the Lady War Eagles’ District 12-6A showdown against Montgomery. Early on, the noise level was about equal for both teams’ cheering sections, but as Oak Ridge began to run away with the game, the purple half of the crowd grew increasingly silent. Read more…


Girls Basketball: The Woodlands tops Magnolia to win Hoop Fest title

Emma Warnsman may be new to The Woodlands girls basketball program this season, but it was the junior forward who did the most damage for the Lady Highlanders Friday afternoon as they defeated Magnolia in the inaugural Holiday Hoop Fest championship game. Read more…