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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”

District 19-6A committee rules Katy baseball players violated amateur rules

920x920 (17)The Katy baseball team was supposed revel in getting back to the playoff chase Friday after week-long rainouts and flooding. But as of now, there are no more playoffs to chase.

The 19-6A Executive Committee unanimously voted Friday that senior Katy baseball players Hayden Baker and Grant Jackman violated the UIL amateur athletic rule when they were paid as assistants for a local Little League baseball team. The vote was 7-0 against both players. click here for complete story

Baseball: College Park bounces back with 6-1 win over Waltrip

5709bb3e0d731.imageAfter getting blown out by Atascocita on Friday night, College Park was itching to get back on the field and put the loss behind it. The Cavaliers got their chance on Saturday afternoon against Waltrip in a non-district game at College Park High School. click here for complete story


Baseball: Conroe takes down The Woodlands in walk-off fashion

57087c063ee04.imageIn the bottom of the seventh inning of a tie ball game, Conroe had the bases loaded, but was down to its final out. Riley Wohlschlager was at the plate for the Tigers, and had worked the count full against The Woodlands’ Cole Sichley. Everyone at Elmore Field was on their feet. The moment could not have been any bigger. click here for complete story


Birth Certificates To Determine Student-Athletes’ Gender

SPORTS_Triptych_jpg_800x1000_q100Texas superintendents have overwhelmingly approved a rule making birth certificates the official determinant of a student-athlete’s gender for playing high school sports, a policy transgender advocates have decried as exclusionary and outdated.

In October, the 32-member legislative council of the University Interscholastic League, the governing body for Texas high school sports, passed on the opportunity to vote on the proposed rule, instead deciding to send it to the superintendents of member districts for approval. click here for complete story

West Brook’s appeal to move UIL districts partially granted

The University Interscholastic League has partially accepted West Brook High School’s appeal to move districts on Thursday.

All of West Book’s sports teams, with the exception of football, will move from Disctrict 12-6A to District 22-6A, according to head football coach and athletic director Kevin Flanigan. The Bruins football team will remain in District 12-6A, which includes four Conroe schools, Lufkin and Montgomery. District 22-6A, the school’s new district, includes La Porte, Deer Park and five schools from the Pasadena area, southeast of Houston. click here for complete story