Tag: Lady Highlander

SOCCER | Ex-Lady Highlander keeps public informed during Hurricane Harvey

 

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Former Lady Highlander soccer player Olivia Kintigh is now working as a broadcast meteorologist for Wilkens Weather Technologies.

Olivia Kintigh was determined to be a meteorologist.

Graduating from The Woodlands High School in 2009, the former All-Montgomery County Girls Soccer Player of the Year was bound of the University of Oklahoma with weather on her mind. Read more…

Highlanders looking forward to challenges of own Kilt Cup

azazazaBoth The Woodlands boys and girls soccer teams are kicking off their season this weekend with their annual tournaments, the Kilt Cup and the Lady Highlander Invitational. Hans Kleinschmidt, who enters is 16th season coaching The Woodlands boys, expects the Kilt Cup’s strong field to kick start his team’s season. Read more…

Girls Soccer: Doing Work With DJonkins – Piper Has Done It All

smllDSC07812Grace Piper has climbed the mountain. She has done virtually everything you can do at the prep level playing for The Woodlands High School and the Texas Rush Soccer Club’s Elite Clubs National League (ECNL). The senior was the District 16-6A District MVP last season and is wrapping up her senior year with another solid soccer campaign. click here for complete story and video

Softball: Katy edges The Woodlands in wild 6A softball semifinal

The spot was made for Kourtney Coveney.

Katy’s senior pitcher stood in the batter’s box in the eighth inning Friday. Her Tigers were tied with The Woodlands and Katie Clark, representing the winning run, stood on second base.

“I like (being in that spot), because then I can show my team that I really do have their back,” said Coveney, who won Game 1 of Katy’s region final against Brazoswood with an eighth-inning homer.

She does – Coveney singled up the middle, scoring Clark and sending Katy to the Class 6A championship game after its 3-2 win at McCombs Field. click here for complete story

Softball: Timely offense leads charge for The Woodlands

Just when the game started to unravel for the The Woodlands softball team, the Lady Highlanders’ Aubrey Leach took control.

Leach would drive in a run in the fourth before stealing home, leading the Lady Highalnders to a 6-2 victory. The Woodlands had seen its lead shrink to one run before Leach set the wheels in motion for the comfortable victory. After the first half of a double-header for The Woodlands, coach Richard Jorgensen knew one of his most important players had come through in the clutch. click here for complete story

Volleyball: Meet two time volleyball state champion, Kendall Cook

Kendall_CookThe big question mark for the 2014 Lady Highlander volleyball program was how do you replace an All World setter like Courtney Eckenrode. An argument can be made for the setter position as being THE most important position on the floor because every point that is won is almost all the time initiated by the setter.

So, now that the 2014 Lady Highlanders have achieved their improbable second state championship in a row, one must assume the position was filled by a more than capable athlete. click here for complete story

Volleyball: The Woodlands’ Cook, Reed named to state all-tournament team

IMG_1645.PNGThe Woodlands’ Kendall Cook and Rachel Reed have been named to the UIL Class 6A state all-tournament team, the organization announced this week.

Cook and Reed, both seniors, helped the Lady Highlanders (40-3) capture their second consecutive state championship this past weekend in Garland with victories over San Antonio Churchill and Clear Falls, respectively. Click here for complete story