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…
It’s been since the 2005 Conroe Christmas Classic that the host Tigers had bragging rights as the returning champions. They will have that opportunity for the first time in 12 years later this week when the 52nd Annual edition of the tournament gets underway Tuesday. Read more…
When Oak Ridge defeated Conroe on the same Friday in January last year for its lone District 16-6A win of the season, it was an aberration of sorts. The War Eagles had spent most of last year getting beat by double-digits in district play. click here for complete story
Tuesday night’s District 16-6A showdown between Oak Ridge and College Park looked like it’d be a close one.
That is, until McKinley Green took over in the second half — scoring 14 of his 19 points to lead College Park to a 65-50 win over Oak Ridge.
“Our kids played really well (tonight),” College Park coach Clifton McNeely said. “Quentin Grimes stepped up for us in the first half when we were a little bit sluggish. And I think Green and Dax DeBoer really gave us some leadership that we needed to get over the hump.” click here for complete story