Category: Post-Season

SOFTBALL | Oak Ridge routs Mesquite Horn to earn series sweep

920x920 (60)BUFFALO – Oak Ridge was all business Friday night.

Scoring runs in six of seven innings, the Lady War Eagles steadily dismantled the Mesquite Horn Lady Jaguars 11-0 to complete the two-game sweep in the Region II-6A bi-district playoff series. click here for complete story and photos

WRESTLING | Robinson, Frometa earn bronze medals at state

They didn’t come for third place, but two Montgomery County wrestlers came away from the UIL Wrestling State Tournament with bronze medals. College Park’s 138-pound girls wrestler Hunter Robinson and The Woodlands’ 146-pound boys wrestler Alex Frometa each capped their respective seasons with third-place match wins Saturday afternoon at Berry Center. read more…

Boys Basketball: The Woodlands blows past Horn, advances to area round

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After being eliminated by Westfield in the first round of last year’s playoffs, The Woodlands has been determined to make a deep run in 2017. The Highlanders have started their postseason journey about as well as any team can with a 64-42 blowout win over Mesquite Horn in the Region II-6A bi-district round Tuesday night at the Johnson Activity Center at Fairfield High School. read more…

Wrestling: Lady Cavalier Hunter Robinson, Highlander Alex Frometa win region titles

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It was just Hunter Robinson’s second wrestling meet back since she dislocated her elbow back in December. And yet, the College Park sophomore found herself in the UIL Region III-6A 138-pound championship match against Cinco Ranch’s Kayla De Leon Saturday afternoon at Katy Tompkins High School. The same De Leon that won the state title a year ago over Robinson. read more…

Swimming & Diving: The Woodlands sweep up District 13-6A titles

assqwweaFrom the beginning of the day to the very last event, The Woodlands swimming program kept its foot on the gas pedal, racing to a pair of team titles at the District 13-6A championships at Conroe ISD Natatorium Saturday.

As the team shirts say this year, the Highlanders and Lady Highlanders were able to “start fast, finish faster.”

Both teams won their respective crowns by a landslide – the girls by 88 points, and the boys by an astounding 153. The Woodlands’ Lucie Nordmann and Tobin Hickman-Chow earned Swimmer of the Meet awards, and Kent Kirchner was honored as the top coach. Click here for complete story and photo gallery…

Football: The Woodlands’ Michael Purcell picked AGH Defensive Player of the Year

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Purcell was at the heart of a banner season with 90 tackles and 17 sacks

While quarterback Eric Schmid had The Woodlands’ offense in cruise control during the playoffs on the way to the Class 6A Division I championship game, senior Michael Purcell was the “quarterback” of a defense that led the way for the Highlanders to have their best season in more than a decade. Read more…

Highlanders enjoy best season in school history

By Doug Sarant | Arlington, Texas

Last week, I wrote about The Woodlands High School football juggernaut and pointed out that other schools have similar programs and not everyone can win every game. This past Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington I was proven a one time prophet as someone had to lose.

The Lake Travis Cavaliers showed everybody their football juggernaut is a little bit more impressive, for the time being. Take nothing away from The Woodlands players as they gave it everything they had until the final whistle.

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As upwards of 40,000 fans can attest, sometimes you just run into a better team. Superior firepower will win almost all of the time.

Lake Travis is not only better than The Woodlands, they also just may be the best high school football team since the last time The Woodlands made it to the dance and faced the North Shore Mustangs. Led by quarterback Bobby Reid, the Mustangs were a virtual wrecking ball levelling opponent after opponent culminating in their dominant win over a game Woodlands squad in 2003. Continue reading “Highlanders enjoy best season in school history”