Believe it or not, but football season is about to get even better.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins recap Week 3 games and look ahead to Bryan's district opener against Tomball Memorial, College Station and A&M Consolidated's Week 4 matchups and their area games of the week.
GATESVILLE – The Cameron Yoemen scored 34 points in the second half to pull away for a 41-21 nondistrict victory over the Gatesville Hornets.
Offensive player of the week: A&M Consolidated senior running back Steven Ray rushed 10 times for 128 yards and caught four passes for 139 yards with three total touchdowns to help the Tigers to a 48-7 road victory against Killeen Ellison.
The Cameron Yoemen are hoping the football bounces their way in close games more often this season than last.
Normangee senior first baseman Lexi Harris was named the player of the year on the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A softball team.
Collin Street Bakery/TSWA All-State Softball Teams
Brazos Valley golfers enjoyed a strong finish at the UIL Girls Golf Championships on Tuesday.
After a slow start, College Station juniors Blake Bradham and Desmond O'Shea clawed back into their boys doubles match Thursday at the UIL State Tennis Championships. But Lubbock's KT Kothmann and Cody Baker prevailed, winning 6-2, 6-4 in the Class 5A quarterfinals at Texas A&M's Mitchel…
At the beginning of the tennis season, best friends and College Station juniors Desmond O'Shea and Blake Bradham decided to team up on the court.
Several Brazos Valley squads continued program-best playoff runs in baseball and softball, and Milano won its first team state title in any sport over the weekend. Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins discuss all of the spring sports action from last week and look ahead to the softb…
MARBLE FALLS — Madisonville’s Sam Bennett, a Texas A&M men’s golf signee, shot 70 on Monday for the 18-hole lead of the University Interscholastic League’s Class 4A boys state tournament.
Texas A&M men’s golf signee Sam Bennett has helped the Madisonville baseball team reach the Class 4A regional quarterfinals, now he’ll take a break from baseball to try and help the Mustang golf team bring home a University Interscholastic League state championship.
More than 30 Brazos Valley seniors earned academic all-state honors from the Texas High School Coaches Association in golf, tennis and track.
A&M Consolidated head girls soccer coach Joey Lockart wants his Lady Tigers to have a winning attitude whether they’re taking an English quiz or hitting the field for a playoff game.
The Navasota boys basketball team beat Leander Glenn 84-72 in the Class 4A bi-district playoffs Monday.
No one likes a 4:30 a.m. alarm.
Lexington junior running back Ja’Kobe Cooper earned first-team honors on the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state team released Monday.
The 2017 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 3A all-state high school football team, released Monday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
ROBINSON — Teague’s Tayvis Coleman ran for 237 yards and three touchdowns to help put away Cameron 40-14 in the Class 3A Division I bi-district playoffs Thursday.
The Rockdale football team will open the Class 3A Division I playoffs with a bi-district game against Malakoff at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Crockett. The game is a rematch from last season when Malakoff knocked off Rockdale in the third round of the playoffs.
CAMERON — Zack Andress completed 12 of 21 passes for 168 yards and four touchdowns to set the pace in Cameron’s 35-0 shutout of Troy on Friday in District 10-3A Division I action.
LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY — Zack Andress threw three long touchdown passes to Iverson Westbrook, and Nico Vargas scored on offense and defense to lead Cameron to a 41-0 shutout of Little River-Academy in District 10-3A Division I play Friday.
CAMERON — The Rockdale Tigers scored five touchdowns in the third quarter in rolling to a 63-34 victory over the Cameron Yoemen in District 10-3A Division I action Friday at Yoe Field.
JARRELL — Zack Andress threw for 238 yards and five touchdowns to help pace Cameron’s 55-0 shutout of Jarrell in District 10-3A Division I play Friday.
CAMERON -- Franklin's Jared Pedraza caught a 29-yard touchdown with 6.7 seconds remaining, as the Lions escaped Cameron Yoe with a dramatic 38-34 victory Friday in District 10-3A Division I action at Yoe Field.
MCGREGOR — Cameron’s Zack Andress threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns, but McGregor used 17 second-half points to beat the Yoemen 31-25 to open District 10-3A Division I play Friday.
BAY CITY — Cameron’s Zack Andress scored on a 1-yard run in overtime, but the Yoemen’s two-point conversion pass for the win failed, giving Bay City a 30-29 victory in nondistrict action.
College Station's Aaron Nutall had touchdown runs of 50 and 38 yards and Trey Winn added scoring runs of 8 and 11 yards but it wasn't enough as Cameron JV defeated the College Station Purple 53-40.
CHINA SPRING — China Spring used a 14-point third quarter and enough defense to hold off Zack Andress and Cameron Yoemen in nodistrict action.
CAMERON — Cameron’s Nico Vargas returned a late kickoff to Gatesville’s 1-yard line, but a penalty followed by a fumble cost the Yoemen a chance at rallying as the Hornets held on for a 31-26 victory.
CAMERON — Zack Andress, D.J. Fripp and Iverson Westbrook fueled a 500-yard performance by Cameron’s offense as the Yoemen opened the season with a 40-14 nondistrict victory over Bellville on Saturday.
Cameron quarterback Zack Andress knows all about building something great from nothing.
The Anderson-Shiro and Caldwell football teams have canceled their season openers.
The Cameron Yoemen are the top-ranked team in Class 3A in the preseason Associated Press high school football poll.
HOUSTON — The eighth annual Old Coach Friday Night Football magazine made its debut this week with Brazos Valley schools listed throughout the state rankings.
Cameron assistant football coach Chris Bennett has been hired as the new head football coach and athletic director at Calvert.
Cameron and Lexington had to put in a little extra work to reach their destination on Day 1 of the state 7-on-7 football tournament at Veterans Park on Thursday.
Madisonville’s Sam Bennett shot a second-round 73 and finished second in the medalist race at the Class 4A UIL State Golf Tournament on Tuesday at Apple Rock Golf Course at Horseshoe Bay.
Defending state champion Sam Bennett shot a first round of 73 and is one shot out of the lead after the opening round of the Class 4A UIL State Golf Tournament.
Rockdale’s Lyndy Laurrell and Richards’ Skylar Mast, both of whom claimed state individual medals a year ago, are alone in the lead in their respective classifications after opening-round play at the UIL State Golf Championships.
HUMBLE — College Station senior Zephyr Seagraves qualified for the UIL State Track Meet for the first time, with a winning time of 9 minutes, 39.93 seconds in the boys 3,200 meters at the Class 5A Region III meet Friday at Turner Stadium.
SEALY -- College Station's Joseph Park shot a 76 and is tied for sixth place four shots out of the lead after the opening round of the Class 5A Region III golf tournament at River Ridge.
BRENHAM — The Rockdale Tigers shot a 337 Monday and have the lead after the opening round of the Class 3A Region III boys golf tournament at the Brenham Country Club.
Three-time regional champions Erin Blanchard and Blake King of Rockdale will have to wait a month before returning to the UIL State Tennis Championships.
The rain clouds showed up at A&M Consolidated’s tennis courts hours after the Rockdale Tigers arrived. Both had a big effect on the opening day of the Class 3A Region III tennis tournament.
The Cameron boys basketball team dropped a tight bi-district game 51-48 to Marlin on Tuesday in the Class 3A playoffs.
Here are the Brazos Valley's high school basketball playoff scores and pairings:
Three Brazos Valley football players verbally committed to junior colleges Thursday, with national signing day just six days away.
Several top teams and players will look to get the spring season rolling at the 11th Annual Aggie Cup, hosted by A&M Consolidated, on Monday and Tuesday at Traditions Club.