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Football: Setting new goals: Six Highlanders from The Woodlands heading to college football

purcell_and_schmidIt’s indeed a proud moment for parents to see their kids off to college, but it can be just as rewarding for coaches. “To see the kids you’ve worked with for all these years — many of them since they started junior high football — finish their high school career and to have done well enough both in the classroom and on the field to be awarded an opportunity to go to the collegiate level and play is very, very rewarding,” said The Woodlands High School Head Coach Mark Schmid. read more…

Football: The Woodlands defense stifles La Porte in shutout

TWLPWith both teams locked in a defensive battle for the entire first half, Eric Schmid would finally crack things open on a three yard touchdown pass to Chris Stewart 16 seconds before halftime.

It was the first score by The Woodlands offense in four quarters, after being shut down by Katy in last week’s 14-7 loss. click here for complete story

Football: For TWHS Highlanders, it was sweet revenge against Cy-Fair

IMG_3709_storyJunior, Eric Schmid, and The Woodlands Highlander football teamexacted revenge on Cy-Fair for last year’s shutout loss with 28-7 thrashing to start off the 2015 campaign on a positive note.

Watch the entire game On-Demand, presented by Wiesner Auto Group.

The elusive Schmid gained 45 yards on the ground despite having a nifty 27 yard scamper get called back on a holding call that occurred on the other side of the field. Through the air, Schmid threw for 88 yards and two touchdowns. Schmid split time with senior, Craig Heiser, who threw for 80 yards to include a TD connection to Connor Patrick. click here for complete story

Football: The Woodlands avenges loss, rolls past Cy-Fair

The Woodlands started the season with a boom, taking down Cy-Fair 28-7 to open the season.

The Woodlands defensive back AJ Mason celebrates with defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. after intercepting a pass from Cy-Fair quarterback Taylor Gray during a high school football game Friday.
The Woodlands defensive back AJ Mason celebrates with defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. after intercepting a pass from Cy-Fair quarterback Taylor Gray during a high school football game Friday.

The Highlanders broke open a 28-0 lead with three minutes remaining before giving up a late touchdown to Cy-Fair at Woodforest Bank Stadium on Friday.

“It’s awesome, anytime you can beat a really good team like cy fair it’s definitely a feather in your cap,” The Woodlands coach Mark Schmid said. “I loved our kids effort tonight—they played hard every snap. It wasn’t perfect, we still have some things to fix, but at the same time I like that we played with lights out effort and made big plays when we needed to.”

Cy-Fair outgained The Woodlands on the ground 118-89, but the Highlanders were superior in the air passing for 169 yards against Cy-Fair’s 58. click here for complete story

7 on 7 Football: Summer sevens help Highlanders hone attack

The Woodlands Hunter Moore runs after a reception against Clemens during the 7 on 7 state qualifying football tournament at The Woodlands High School.
The Woodlands Hunter Moore runs after a reception against Clemens during the 7 on 7 state qualifying football tournament at The Woodlands High School.

This is Hunter Moore’s third year playing 7-on-7 football, and it never gets old.

The incoming senior wide receiver says the summer diversion has helped him develop his 11-man game, and it’s an thrilling version of the real thing, especially when The Woodlands is playing well.

The Highlanders make their 16th trip to the 7-on-7 state tournament this week. click here for complete story

Football: Player of the Week – Bell is Highlanders’ speed merchant

u should come back out for football.’ He knew I could run a little bit. “So I did.”5433477d70cab.imageBell became a starting receiver last season for the District 14-5A champion Highlanders. And he may have had his best game yet in Saturday’s 24-14 victory over Atascocita, finishing with four receptions for 75 yards and two touchdowns. click here for complete story