More than 150 boys teams will be competing in the Great American Basketball Shoot-Out in Bryan-College Station this weekend.
Antoine Henderson, a Rudder standout who graduated in 2018, signed with Concordia University Texas in Austin for his sophomore year.
Bryan boys basketball coach Chris Jones said it was tough to leave his players, but the opportunity to coach his daughter made the decision easy.
For Bryan basketball Chris Jones, it was tough to leave his players, but the opportunity to coach his daughter and watch her games made the decision easy.
This was a year to remember for many Brazos Valley girls basketball teams, and many local stars look to return next season.
The Hearne Eagles soared high in 2019, earning their first trip to the UIL state boys basketball tournament since 1989, and were the Brazos Valley’s only representative in San Antonio.
Bryan athletic director Lance Angel wanted to get back into coaching. He got that chance and is leaving Bryan to be the head football coach and athletic director at Palestine. He returns to Palestine after five years at Bryan.
Bryan athletic director Lance Angel wanted to get back into coaching. He''ll be leaving the district to pursue that opportunity as the head football coach and athletic director in Palestine. He returns to Palestine after five years at Bryan.
Allen Academy boys basketball coach Jacob Navarro announced via Twitter on Saturday that he has stepped down to take the same position at Bangs High School.
Bryan assistant basketball coach Jonathan Hines and College Station assistant Jeff McMillin were named boys assistant coaches of the year by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.
Former A&M Consolidated basketball player Trey Pulliam signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to play for San Diego State.
Rudder’s KJ Cunningham has been selected to play in the Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association’s All-Star Game on May 2 at Pearland Dawson. Cunningham, who has signed with Weber State, is the second Ranger to earn the honor following Antoine Henderson last year.
College Station’s Yaxin Dhan earned Class 5A all-state academic girls basketball honors by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
A trio of Blinn College sophomores, Alexus Brigham, Missy Archie and Alexus Wykoff, earned Region XIV honors after a 12-19 season in which the Buccaneers advanced to the conference tournament quarterfinals.
Three Brazos Valley girls basketball players were selected to the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state team. Snook sophomore point guard was named to the Class 2A team, Two Franklin players, junior point guard/forward Mya Booker and senior guard Tiana Wade made the Class 3A team
College Station senior forward Alexys King Grice was named to the TABC Class 5A all-state girls basketball team, and junior guard Rebekah Hailey joined her on the TABC 5A All-Region III team.
Navasota senior center Tyrin Preston was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A All-State boys basketball team.
Snook sophomore guard Jaycie Brisco was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 2A All-State girls basketball team.
The Texas Braves 7U went 5-0 last weekend to win the Turf Wars tournament hosted by Premier Baseball of Texas in Tomball. The Braves beat Premier Baseball-De La Cruz 9-2 in the championship game.
SAN ANTONIO — Shelbyville head coach David Schmitt and his squad knew how Hearne must feel.
SAN ANTONIO — The Hearne boys basketball team’s season went out with a whimper instead of a bang, but that doesn’t make it any less special or the future less bright.
SAN ANTONIO — No. 1 Shelbyville got off to a hot start and left no doubt Friday morning, beating No. 10 Hearne 83-51 in a Class 2A boys basketball state semifinal at the Alamodome. Hearne’s season ends at 25-4. Shelbyville (38-3) will face Gruver (17-4) in the championship at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Hearne head boys basketball coach Andrew Daily describes his team’s style of play as controlled chaos.
Mason Ruiz threw a no-hitter, striking out five and walking just one to lead Bryan past Spring Woods 8-0 on Thursday at the Outback Invitational at A&M Consolidated’s Tiger Field.
HUNTSVILLE — Jacob Smith and Bryce Steel had key hits in the sixth inning to lead the Brazos Christian baseball team past Huntsville Alpha Omega 7-4 on Thursday.
Stands packed with maroon-clad supporters are nothing new for the Hearne boys basketball team. The Eagles’ band of fans has followed a thrilling playoff run, and now many of that group will make the journey to San Antonio for Hearne’s appearance at the state tournament.
The Rudder boys basketball team named senior KJ Cunningham its offensive player of the year and honored senior DeVion Lee with the James Earl Rudder Award at the Rangers’ team banquet Wednesday.
Franklin junior guard Mya Booker was selected to the Texas Girls Coaches Association all-star teams released Wednesday.
Hearne will play top-ranked Shelbyville in the UIL Class 2A boys basketball state semifinals at 10 a.m. Friday at the Alamodome.
SAN MARCOS — Hearne senior forward Javareyon Bailey had a good feeling about the Eagles’ Class 2A Region IV boys basketball final from the start.
KINGSVILLE — The Navasota Rattlers battled back to force overtime, but the Liberty Hill Panthers got buckets from guards Jareck Naylor and Carson Perkins in the extra period to eke out a 59-56 victory in the Class 4A Region IV boys championship Saturday afternoon at the Steinke PE Center.
WEST — Allen Academy had too many shooters to fit on the floor at once. They all got a piece of the pie, though, and afterward a piece of gold to chew on.
SAN MARCOS — Earlier in the season, Hearne boys basketball coach Andrew Daily reminded junior guard Jalen Gonzales of his defensive prowess after Gonzales grew upset during a tough shooting night.
KINGSVILLE — Navasota used offensive balance and defense to beat the Sinton Pirates 53-37 in the Class 4A Region IV boys basketball semifinals Friday night at the Steinke PE Center.
WACO — It was all Aleks Kalouze early and all Leo Toussaint late.
Hearne senior forward Javareyon Bailey took a pass from teammate Quinston Ownens in the final 4 seconds of the Eagles’ Class 2A boys basketball regional quarterfinal against Snook and took two steps. He saw that those steps took 2 seconds off the clock, and with Hearne trailing by two, there…
One game stands between the Allen Academy boys basketball team and an appearance in the TAPPS Class 2A state championship game, and it comes against a familiar opponent.
ROCKDALE — It looked like 18th-ranked College Station had all the momentum when Reagan Browning’s layup cut the deficit to one late in the fourth quarter.
The basketball fans in Hearne will call it fate. The fans in Snook will call it a heartbreak. When the clock read zero, it was simply an incredible shot.
BASTROP — Navasota’s Tavarus Baker hit a 14-foot jumper at the buzzer to give Navasota a 57-55 victory over the Fredericksburg Billies in Class 4A Region IV boys basketball quarterfinal action Tuesday night at Cedar Creek High School.
Much like its girls basketball program, College Station boys basketball is in the midst of the best season of its brief history.
College Station will play Pflugerville Connally in Class 5A boys regional quarterfinal action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rockdale High School.
WACO — The Franklin girls basketball team finished its season one game away from its goal.
Allen Academy’s Aleks Kalouze scored 22 points, and Matteus Blume added 21 to help the Rams beat Conroe Covenant Christian 70-51 on Friday in the second round of the TAPPS Class 2A playoffs.
GIDDINGS — The College Station boys basketball team took a lead 3 seconds into its Class 5A area-round game Friday and never let go, but Leander Rouse sure put up a fight.
ALDINE — Just like it did against Pflugerville in the regional quarterfinals Tuesday, the 18th-ranked College Station girls basketball team made a run.
LORENA — Manor’s Jamal Shead scored a game-high 44 points, but it was his last pass that put a dagger in Rudder’s season.