Tag: coach John Owens

The fighting spirit of College Park’s John Owens

In his office, he sits on a black, leather rolling chair with his feet planted firmly on the ground. He adjusts his navy blue tie and lays it flat against his cornflower blue shirt. As he sits down, he checks the crease of his grey pants with his fingers, resting his hands on his knees.

The regular work day is over for College Park boys soccer coach John Owens, but as any coach knows, the work never truly stops. Less than a week ago, College Park’s season came to an abrupt end after losing to Westfield 3-2 in the bi-district round of the playoffs. click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: College Park tops Conroe, clinches playoff berth

56eccbebdd752.imageWith a playoff berth on the line and the excitement of Senior Night in the air, College Park controlled its own destiny on Friday evening.

The Cavaliers took full advantage, punching their ticket to the postseason with a 4-3 victory over Conroe in a critical District 16-6A matchup at College Park High School. click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: The Woodlands defeats College Park 3-1

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The Woodlands’ Baker Smith (13) heads the ball during the high school boys soccer game against College Park on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at College Park High School.

Whenever College Park and The Woodlands are on the ticket, you know it’s going to be a good game. In the schools’ second district match up of the season, College Park and The Woodlands battled intensely for 80 minutes.

Though the Cavaliers fought hard, The Highlanders managed to defeat them 3-2 Saturday night at College Park High School. click here for complete story

Soccer: Iglesia’s last minute goal lifts Morton Ranch over College Park

56985adcf3982.imageFor more than 39 minutes Thursday’s match between Morton Ranch and College park remained scoreless.

When a match is tied heading into the final seconds, fortune tends to favor the bold. With 25 seconds left in the match, junior forward Francisco Iglesia found the back of the net to give the Mavericks a 1-0 win over College Park (0-3). click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: Conroe scores quickly, claims 2-0 victory over College Park

Conroe and College Park played their final District 16-6A soccer match in monsoon-like conditions on Friday night at Buddy Moorhead Memorial Stadium.550ce14559ea9.imageThe Tigers struck quickly and played a strong overall game in the driving rainstorm, defeating College Park 2-0 to finish second in the district race with an 8-2-2 league record.

Conroe finished with 23 points, one less than The Woodlands, which defeated Kingwood 3-0 on Friday night. College Park (10-6-3, 6-4-2 in 16-6A) claimed the district’s final postseason berth and will travel to play Klein High School on Thursday. click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: Molina’s goal sends College Park to 1-0 victory over Kingwood

5503abb1e3a97.imageCollege Park needed a win or a draw against Kingwood to ensure itself of its first playoff berth since 2011, and the Cavaliers left little to chance.

College Park controlled the flow of the match and scored in the 36th minute on its way to a 1-0 victory over the Mustangs on Friday night at Woodforest Bank Stadium. The Cavaliers improved to 9-6-3 overall and 6-3-2 in District 16-6A play, and the four Conroe ISD schools will advance to the postseason. click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: District 16-6A race hits stretch run

54f68cde61d39.imageWith all the wet weather and breaks in play due to spring break, the District 16-6A boys soccer race heats up again tonight. Oak Ridge, which holds a 7-3-1 record in 16-6A play, has a bye tonight and leads the league with 22 points.

That leaves The Woodlands (6-1-3, 21 points) and Conroe (6-2-2, 20 points) right on the War Eagles’ tail, with the Highlanders playing host to Summer Creek (0-9-1) tonight and Conroe traveling to play Atascocita (2-8-1). College Park (5-3-2, 17 points) plays host to Kingwood (3-3-4, 13 points) tonight in a match that could clinch a playoff berth for the Cavaliers, and thus leave the four Conroe ISD teams headed to the postseason. click here for complete story