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Soccer: Highlanders drop second match of Kilt Cup

DSC03582Friday’s match between The Woodlands and Keller Central was nothing short of heated. The Chargers and Highlanders engaged in a physical battle that resulted in a 4-1 win for Central. click here for complete story

 

Basketball: (video) Highlanders take huge 76-45 victory over College Park in rivalry game

IMG_8630The Woodlands High School boys basketball team shut down College Park76-45 in their first rivalry showdown of the season.

Watch highlights from the game here.

Sophomore point guard Romello Wilbert started the game with a free-throw for the Highlanders, followed by a three-pointer from junior forward A.J. Bullard. Wilbert attacked the rim for another two points, but several shots by College Park’s sophomore guard, Quentin Grimes put The Woodlands behind 6-8. click here for complete story and video

Boys Soccer: The Woodlands routs La Porte to open Kilt Cup

The Woodlands’ Rodrigo Burgete goes up for a header during the Kilt Cup soccer tournament Thursday.
The Woodlands’ Rodrigo Burgete goes up for a header during the Kilt Cup soccer tournament Thursday.

At any level of soccer, sometimes teams can go a few games and not score the amount of goals The Woodlands did to begin the 2016 season on Thursday.

To start the Kilt Cup at Woodforest Bank Stadium, the Highlanders were on the board twice within the first five minutes and came away with a 7-1 win over an overmatched La Porte squad.

“When you score three goals in the first (20) minutes, it takes the air out of a lot of opponents,” The Woodlands coach Hans Kleinschmidt said. “I just think we overmatched them and shocked them at first. But great way to start.” click here for complete story

Girls Soccer: The Woodlands splits first two Lady Highlander Invitational matches

The Woodlands’ Mollie Bond looks to dribbles past Seven Lakes’ Melanie Araujo during a game at the Lady Highlander Invitational Thursday.
The Woodlands’ Mollie Bond looks to dribbles past Seven Lakes’ Melanie Araujo during a game at the Lady Highlander Invitational Thursday.

It wasn’t the start The Woodlands coach Dina Graves was hoping for at Bear Branch.

Still, losing the opening match of the Lady Highlander Invitational 1-0 to Seven Lakes Thursday afternoon wasn’t all bad.

“There are things we did well and some things we need to work on,” Graves said. “We played a lot of people and got them rotated in. I’m disappointed but not upset. We got a lot of games ahead of us, so I’m not going to focus on one.”

Seven Lakes, ranked No. 1 in Region III-6A by the Texas Assocation of Soccer Coaches, dominated the first half and spent most of its time in The Woodlands defensive third. click here for complete story

Boys Soccer: Highlanders ready to kick off season with Invitational

The Woodlands' Rafael Ortiz makes a pass during a high school soccer game at the Kilt Cup Friday. Brandeis defeated The Woodlands 3-2.
The Woodlands’ Rafael Ortiz makes a pass during a high school soccer game at the Kilt Cup Friday. Brandeis defeated The Woodlands 3-2.

The 2016 High school soccer season may have just started, but the competition is already heating up.

This weekend, from Thursday through Saturday The Woodlands’ boys and girls soccer programs are teaming up for a gigantic tournament boasting almost 50 teams. click here for complete story

Basketball: No. 1 Atascocita sneaks by The Woodlands

568c9758c1a6b.imageThe Woodlands didn’t fear the undefeated record or the national ranking donning the name Atascocita.

The Highlanders came out early fighting as it hit big 3s to grab an early lead. The lead eventually dissolved, knocking them back. But not out.

Continuing to fight, The Woodlands coach Dale Reed watched on as his team scratched and clawed from slight and major deficits until the final minutes of the game, where No. 1-ranked Atascocita took over and took the 80-69 victory. click here for complete story and additional photos