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Football | The Woodlands RB Gilford getting better by the week

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The Woodlands running back Bryeton Gilford (25) picks up a first down during the second quarter of a District 12-6A high school football game at Woodforest Bank Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Shenandoah.

The Woodlands sophomore running back Bryeton Gilford is just getting better by the week.

Already pretty consistent throughout on the season in terms of touchdown production, Gilford nearly doubled his season output Friday night at Woodforest Bank Stadium as the Highlanders rolled past Conroe, 42-0.

Gilford came into the night with five rushing touchdowns on the season. Against the Tigers, he rushed for four more touchdowns on a fall evening that featured colder conditions than normal and a brisk headwind when running towards the north end zone. Continue reading

Football | The Woodlands hands Oak Ridge first loss of season

 

The Woodlands has knocked its opponent from the ranks of the unbeaten for the second consecutive week.

The Highlanders handed Oak Ridge its first loss of the season on Friday night at Woodforest Bank Stadium, using a stout defensive performance and a balanced attack on offense to pull away in the second half for a convincing 49-14 victory. continue reading

Football: Atascocita claims district win over Oak Ridge in high-scoring tilt

Saturday afternoon’s District 16-6A battle between Oak Ridge and Atascocita was just as advertised: a good old-fashioned, high-scoring, shootout.

Both teams combined for 950 yards and 90 points, but it was the Atscocita Eagles who spoiled the War Eagles’ homecoming at Woodforest Bank Stadium, 51-39.

“It was a district game and we needed to win it,” Atascocita coach Craig Stump said. “We missed some chances early but we hit on enough of them. Oak Ridge played great, they are good football team.”

Atascocita successfully bounced back from last week’s 38-14 loss to The Woodlands and improves to 6-1 and 2-1 in district play for the season. click here for complete story

Football: The Woodlands shuts out College Park in War in the Woods

561889d7b9d7b.imageIt was business as usual for The Woodlands’ defense — pitching its third shutout of the season as the Highlanders defeated College Park 28-0, Friday night at Woodforest Bank Stadium.

“The great thing about the defense right now is the confidence we have in them,” The Woodlands coach Mark Schmid said. “No matter where the opponent has the ball we know they are going to get the job done and they’ve done it week in and week out.”

While the Highlanders defense was stellar as usual, their offense continued its recent hot streak — outgaining the Cavs 346-172 while posting its third highest point total of the season. click here for complete story

Football: Highlanders roll into win column with 21-0 win over La Porte

The Woodlands quarterback Eric Schmid runs for a 55-yard touchdown in the third quarter of a high school football game Friday.
The Woodlands quarterback Eric Schmid runs for a 55-yard touchdown in the third quarter of a high school football game Friday.

For The Woodlands, this was about bouncing back. The Highlanders’ final non-district game against La Porte would set the tone for the rest of their season.

Suffice it to say The Woodlands is back on track. The Highlanders fought through some sloppy moments but dominated on the scoreboard, rolling to a 21-0 victory over La Porte on Friday night at Bulldogs Stadium. click here for complete story

War Eagles’ offense explodes again with win over Klein Forest

Oak Ridge successfully followed up last week’s blowout win over Aldine with another lopsided victory — this time besting Klein Forest 30-7 at Woodforest Bank Stadium Saturday.

Oak Ridge offensive linemen Jeremy Parker celebrates after recovering a fumble by running back Josh Williams in the endzone for a touchdown in the second quarter of a high school football game Saturday.
Oak Ridge offensive linemen Jeremy Parker celebrates after recovering a fumble by running back Josh Williams in the endzone for a touchdown in the second quarter of a high school football game Saturday.

The win pushes Oak Ridge above .500 and into a two-way tie with The Woodlands for second place in 16-6A with a 2-1 record.

“It was a step in the right direction,” Oak Ridge coach Dereck Rush said. “Our kids did a great job of competing. Our defense did a great job limiting Klein Forest’s offense. We did a good job adjusting, offensively, to their defense.”

Oak Ridge was led offensively by the dynamic duo of Lamar Handy and Eric Townsend. Handy finished with 74 rushing yards on five carries and a touchdown, while Townsend had 84 receiving yards on four catches with a touchdown. click here for complete story and photo gallery

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