College Station junior outfielder Brionna Warren and A&M Consolidated freshman first baseman Aiyana Coleman earned first-team honors on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State Softball Team.
College Station senior outfielder Bryson Lucas and Brenham junior second baseman Garrison Weiss were selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Class 5A All-State first team Wednesday.
The Lexington softball team beat Rockdale 9-7 in nine innings in a tiebreaker for the fourth and final playoff spot in District 19-3A on Friday.
The Rockdale softball team beat Franklin 12-3 on Monday to tie Lexington for fourth place in District 19-3A. Rockdale and Lexington will play a tiebreaker game at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Cameron for the district’s final playoff berth. Tickets will cost $4 for adults and $2 for students with 19…
The top three teams 26-2A won their bi-district basketball games Monday night. District champ Snook breezed to a 49-9 victory over Holland at Cameron High School, 26-2A runner-up Normangee downed Milano 66-34 in Caldwell, and 26-2A third-place finisher Somerville defeated Hearne 74-52 at The…
The District 19-5A-champion College Station girls basketball team will play 20-5A fourth-place finisher Willis at 6:30 p.m. Monday in bi-district action at Sam Houston State’s Johnson Coliseum.
The Lexington girls basketball team will open the Class 3A playoffs against Teague at 7 p.m. Monday in Bremond.
Aaron Allert’s nose for the football has made the Lexington junior linebacker the state’s best defender in Class 3A.
MEXIA — Lexington tried to rally from a 17-point third-quarter deficit but couldn’t catch Gunter, losing 30-27 in the Class 3A Division II area football playoffs.
College Station and A&M Consolidated face Highland Park and Fort Bend Marshall, respectively, in area-round matchups this weekend that should have the attention of the entire state. Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins preview those games as well as their area games of the week.
MCGREGOR — Lexington quarterback Jordan Kerr rushed for 158 yards and threw for another 160 to lead the Eagles to a 57-12 victory over Palmer in the Class 3A Division II bi-district playoffs Thursday.
HAMILTON — Lexington used a big second quarter to pull away from Hamilton in a 45-7 victory Friday in District 8-3A Division II play.
LEXINGTON — Kyle Spencer and Jordan Kerr scored first-half touchdowns to give Lexington the lead, and the Eagles held on to beat Rogers 41-20 on Friday in District 8-3A Division II play.
It’s no trick. High school football fans are in for a treat this weekend across the Brazos Valley.
Offensive player of the week: College Station quarterback Brandon Williams completed 10 of 19 passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns and added 12 carries for 43 yards and two more scores to help the Cougars rally from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit on the road to beat Magnolia 41-38 in…
CLIFTON — Lexington’s Sheldon Springer threw a pair of first-half touchdown passes to Jordan Kerr to build a lead, but Clifton took over with its ground game and held on to beat the Eagles 27-19 in District 8-3A Division II play Friday.
Offensive player of the week: Allen Academy junior quarterback Brandon Boyd completed 17 of 23 passes for 186 yards and five touchdowns in the Rams 72-37 win over in-town rival St. Joseph. He added two TD runs and added six tackles and one TFL on defense.
LEXINGTON — JaKobe Cooper, Sheldon Springer and Jordan Kerr fueled a big night for Lexington’s offense as the Eagles flew past Florence 65-7 to open District 8-3A Division II play Friday.
A look at this week's high school football games.
Offensive player of the week: Hearne sophomore quarterback Micah Smith completed 10 of 15 passes for 292 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 61 yards and two scores on four carries while leading the Eagles to their first victory of the season, 54-6 over Thrall. Smith added two intercept…
LEXINGTON – Lexington scored the game’s last four touchdowns for a 35-21 nondistrict victory over the Shiner Comanches in a battle of state-ranked teams Friday night.
Here are Friday’s high school football games involving Brazos Valley teams. All are at 7:30, unless indicated
It’s spooky season, but what’s scarier than Halloween frights is that it’s already Week 6.
Offensive player of the week: Franklin senior running back/receiver Jared Pedraza had only six carries in the Lions’ 61-0 rout of Coldspring, but he made them count, rushing for 119 yards and four touchdowns, including a 31-yarder. He also added a two-point conversion run.
CALDWELL — Sheldon Springer threw for 329 yards and three touchdowns, and Ja’Kobe Cooper ran for 185 yards and two more scores to pace Lexington’s 42-27 nondistrict win over Caldwell.
Here are Friday’s high school football games involving Brazos Valley teams. All are at 7:30, unless indicated.
Here is The Associated Press high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll:
Offensive player of the week: The Madisonville Mustangs ran wild in their first victory of the season — 49-7 over Caldwell. They were led by junior quarterback Tyrese Brown, who rushed for 158 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries.
It may not always have been pretty, but at the end of the day, Rudder came away with its first win of the season, beating Navasota 27-7 Friday night at Merrill Green Stadium.
TAYLOR — Rockdale forced five turnovers and scored 22 points in a wild fourth quarter to rally past Lexington 29-27 in a nondistrict neutral-site game Thursday.
It's sometimes hard to tell during the autumn months in Texas, but there are more important things in life than football.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins offer their takeaways from Weeks 1 and 2 of the high school football season for Bryan, A&M Consolidated, Rudder and College Station and discuss their area games of the week for Week 3.
Offensive player of the week: Lexington senior running back Ja’Kobe Cooper rushed for 307 yards and four touchdowns on 26 carries (11.8 ypc) as the Eagles ran away in the fourth quarter for a 49-28 win over Troy.
TROY — The sixth-ranked Lexington Eagles scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a 48-28 victory over the Troy Trojans on Friday night in nondistrict high school football.
When the Anderson-Shiro football team came into the locker room with the lead at halftime of its eventual 13-6 road win over Rosebud-Lott in Friday’s season opener, second-year Owls head coach Brad Hodges could sense a different energy than last season.
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.
LEXINGTON — The Lexington Eagles scored five straight touchdowns to erase an early deficit and roll to a 54-20 victory over the Burton Panthers in a high school football season opener involving state semifinalists from last season.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins take a closer look at A&M Consolidated, College Station, Bryan and Rudder ahead of their Week 1 matchups and pick their Brazos Valley games to watch for opening weekend.
Lexington senior running back Ja’Kobe Cooper wanted nothing more than to get back into last year’s Class 3A Division II state quarterfinal game against Boling.
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
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins host a summer edition of the podcast to recap the Texas 7-on-7 Championships, which featured an all-CSISD final between A&M Consolidated and College Station. The pair discusses the performances of all the Brazos Valley teams in the tournament…
Palmer receiver Jeremy Robinson secured the catch in the end zone on fourth down, leaving just an extra point to tie Gunter and send the game to a second overtime Friday at Veterans Park.
The Lexington football team is hoping its run at the Texas 7-on-7 Championships is a tale of two days.
The pools for the Texas 7-on-7 Championships, which will be played Thursday-Saturday at College Station's Veterans Park, were released Monday, with A&M Consolidated in Pool C and College Station in Pool J in the Division I tournament.
Lexington and Burton bowed out of the high school baseball playoffs this weekend. Clifton (25-4-1) rallied to beat Lexington (18-12) in Class 3A regional quarterfinal action. Lexington won the opener 3-0 but Clifton answered with 8-4 and 6-4 victories.
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…
During St. Joseph’s third-round playoff softball game against Brazos Christian on Saturday, Lady Eagles seniors Faith Starnes and Makayla Coe-Rodriguez noticed several younger St. Joseph students watching them.