Offensive player of the week: Franklin senior Clayton Rosprim carried 23 times for 271 yards and two touchdowns, including a 70-yarder, helping the Lions hand Diboll its first loss of the season in a 34-20 victory.
ROSEBUD — Kathen Funburg threw for 143 yards and three touchdowns and ran for the decisive touchdown to lead Milano past Rosebud-Lott 35-28 on Friday in District 13-2A Division I.
Offensive player of the week: Rudder senior running back Byron Moore pulled the Rangers out of a sluggish first half, rumbling for 276 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries in their 52-10 win over Cleveland.
MILANO — Kathen Funburg threw for 111 yards and two touchdowns, ran for 108 yards and another TD and intercepted a pass on defense to help Milano beat Marlin 38-13 in District 13-2A Division I play Friday.
It’s no trick. High school football fans are in for a treat this weekend across the Brazos Valley.
The College Station boys cross country team qualified for state, finishing third at Monday’s Region III-5A meet in Huntsville.
THORNDALE — Thorndale’s Luke Leschber and Jagger Rubio each rushed for more than 100 yards to lead the Bulldogs to a 35-14 victory over the Milano Eagles in District 13-2A Division I play.
MILANO — Javareyon Bailey caught a 77-yard touchdown pass from Micah Smith with 3:13 left to cap Hearne’s fourth-quarter rally as the Eagles came back to beat Milano 27-21 on Friday in District 13-2A Division I play.
A look at this week's high school football games.
A trio of Milano cross country runners, led by Parker Jones, advanced to the 2A Region IV meet Oct. 22 at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
THRALL — Milano’s Kathen Funburg threw a 58-yard touchdown pass to Devonte Jones early in the third quarter to give the Eagles a lead, and they held on to open District 13-2A Division I play with a 14-13 win over Thrall on Friday.
Here are Friday’s high school football games involving Brazos Valley teams. All are at 7:30, unless indicated.
BREMOND — Milano senior quarterback Kathen Funburg accounted for 184 yards and two touchdowns to power the Eagles to a 25-22 nondistrict victory over the Bremond Tigers on Friday night.
MILANO: The Burton Panthers, ranked 10th in Class 2A, rolled to a 47-16 nondistrict victory over the Milano Eagles on Friday night. Burton (1-1) was able to bounce back from a season-opening 54-20 loss to 3A state-ranked Lexington.
Matching or bettering the best season in program history is no easy trick.
Caldwell def. Franklin 25-19, 25-18, 22-25, 25-14. FRANKLIN — Emma Ely 9 kills, 4 aces, 3 digs; Karly Leamon 8 kills, 1 dig, 1 assist; Grace Callen 22 assists, 12 digs, 6 kills, 1 ace; Tiana Wade 15 digs, 5 kills; Larissa Mendoza 9 digs, 4 kills, 1 assist; Makinzie Tomascik 20 digs; Kyla Ken…
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MILANO: The Rosebud-Lott volleyball team grabbed a 23-25, 25-23, 25-20, 22-25, 15-8 nondistrict victory over Milano on Friday.
Before volleyball and football start back up in August, Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins take the opportunity to rank their Top 10 high school sports stories in the Brazos Valley during the 2017-18 school year.
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
College Station sophomore pitcher Hailey Hudson highlighted five Brazos Valley players who were named to the TGCA all-state teams Monday.
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…
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FRANKLIN — The Normangee softball team is capable of piling on the runs, but that’s not always necessary when Ashlyn Teran is in the circle and the Lady Panthers’ defense is in the field.
College Station softball was dominant in its district, cruised through bi-district playoff action and has a tough opponent in the area round.
The Milano boys track and field team scored 94 points to win the 2A Region IV title on Saturday in Kingsville.
GIDDINGS — The Somerville girls basketball team defeated Milano 52-31 on Tuesday in the Class 2A bi-district playoffs.
Somerville defeated Milano 51-31 in Class 2A girls bi-district basketball play Tuesday night in Giddings. Somerville will play San Saba in area later this week. Centerville downed Cayuga 62-28 in bi-district in Elkhart. Centerville will play the Hubbard-Moody winner in area later this week.
The Milano girls basketball team will play Somerville in a Class 2A bi-district matchup at 7 p.m. next Tuesday at Giddings.
No one likes a 4:30 a.m. alarm.
Normangee senior receiver Jake Shaw earned a second-team nod to headline the Brazos Valley players on the Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state team, released Sunday.
The 2017 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 2A all-state high school football team, released Sunday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
BUDA — Milano stayed with Falls City through three quarters but couldn’t catch the Beavers in the fourth, losing 40-20 in the Class 2A Division II regional playoffs Friday.
Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeffrey Perkins recap A&M Consolidated's season-ending loss to Hutto and look ahead to College Station-Port Neches-Groves and other regional football matchups across the Brazos Valley in the high school football podcast.
MARION — Quarterback Kyle King and the Milano offense got going early and paved the way to a 56-20 victory over Woodsboro in the Class 2A Division II area playoffs Friday.
Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeffrey Perkins are back for the second round to preview College Station-Georgetown and A&M Consolidated-Hutto as well as area matchups across the Brazos Valley.
KENEDY — Milano opened the Class 2A Division II playoffs with a 41-0 shutout of D’Hanis on Friday.
Milano native Ryan “Cowboy” Karl returns to the ring to face Kareem Martin in an eight-round light welterweight boxing match Friday at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint, Michigan.
SOMERVILLE — Milano used a big first half to set the tone for a 49-21 victory over Somerville on Friday in District 13-2A Division II.
The Milano volleyball team lost to Wortham 25-15, 25-15, 25-20 in the Class 2A area playoffs Saturday.
MILANO — Kyle King threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to help Milano beat Snook 49-12 in District 13-2A Division II play Friday.
The Milano volleyball team defeated Rosebud-Lott 25-15, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20 in a Class 2A bi-district playoff match Monday.
BURTON -- Burton junior quarterback Caleb Harmel accounted for 277 total yards and five touchdowns to lift the Burton Panthers to a 36-31 victory over the 10th-ranked Milano Eagles on Friday night in District 13-2A Division II play.
MILANO — Kyle King rushed for 202 yards and six touchdowns to help fuel Milano’s 49-6 victory over Granger in District 13-2A Division II play Friday.
MILANO — Quarterback Kyle King threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to help pace undefeated Milano’s 52-0 shutout of Bartlett to open District 13-2A Division II to open play on Friday.
Senior Kyle King threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead unbeaten Milano to a 41-7 nondistrict victory over the St. Joseph Eagles on Friday night at the Emanuel Glockzin Family Athletic Complex.
IOLA — Kyle King threw for 176 yards in two touchdowns, and Kevin Garcia returned a fumble 34 yards for a score to help Milano put away Iola 28-7 on Friday in nondistrict action.
MILANO — Milano junior Devonte Jones caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from Kyle King with 1 minute, 49 seconds left to give the Eagles a 28-21 victory over the Bremond Tigers, ending their 49-game winning streak on Friday.