MADISONVILLE — A furious rally by the Navasota football team in the third quarter came up short as Madisonville pulled away late for a 43-21 victory on Friday night at Mustang Stadium.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins recap College Station's upset win over Huntsville and Rudder's comeback over Navasota before previewing Week 4, including Bryan's District 14-6A opener against Tomball Memorial, and looking ahead to several key district openers in the coming weeks.
Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins discuss their takeaways from the Crosstown Showdown, Rudder's comeback win over Elgin as well as several area games from Week 2 and share their thoughts on what we can expect from Week 3.
NAVASOTA — The Navasota defense did enough to keep the Rattlers in the game against sixth-ranked Sealy — until it ran out of steam.
Offensive player of the week: Rockdale quarterback Jace Robinson had a stellar first week, throwing for 441 yards and four TDs on 13-of -22 passing in the Tigers’ 48-24 win over Giddings.
Madison Johnson had 11 kills, and Gracie Menchaca had 19 digs to help lead the Rudder volleyball team past Navasota 25-16, 25-13, 25-13 in nondistrict play Friday at The Armory.
HOUSTON — Bellaire Episcopal junior running back Jaquon Marion scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Knights to a 28-3 victory over the Navasota Rattlers on Friday night at Simmons Field in a battle of playoff teams from a year ago.
The Navasota Rattlers have battled through some lean times on the football field and now appear poised for the good times to return.
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.
Twister Barrington and Evan Lawrence weren’t the top two starting pitchers for St. Joseph heading into the season.
The Navasota girls soccer team lost 2-0 in penalty kicks to Taylor in the bi-district round of the playoffs on Thursday in Rockdale. The Navasota boys also lost 8-3 to Eastside Memorial in the bi-district round.
The College Station girls soccer team, which is coming off its seventh-straight district title, will face New Caney Porter, the fourth-place team from District 20-5A, in the bi-district round of the playoffs at 7 p.m. Thursday at Magnolia. The Lady Cougars have a record of 17-3-4. In-town ri…
The Navasota girls soccer team will take on Taylor in a Class 4A bi-district game at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Rockdale. The Lady Rattlers finished fourth in District 25-4A, and Taylor was the District 26-4A winner. The JV team was fourth with 79 points.
The Navasota girls soccer team will face Taylor at 5:30 p.m. March 28 in the Class 4A playoffs at Rockdale’s Tiger Stadium. The game was originally scheduled to start at 6 p.m.
The Navasota girls soccer team shut out Hempstead 6-0 on Tuesday in District 25-4A play.
Navasota senior center Tyrin Preston was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A All-State boys basketball team.
Maritza Puebla and Blanco Aguayo each scored a goal, and Maria Rocha and Princess Rodriguez had assists to lead the Navasota girls soccer team past Smithville 2-0 in District 25-4A play Friday.
The Navasota girls soccer team lost to Giddings 6-0 on Tuesday night in District 25-4A action.
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.
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.
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…
The Navasota girls soccer team lost to Bellville 7-0 on Wednesday in District 25-4A action.
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.
College Station will play Pflugerville Connally in Class 5A boys regional quarterfinal action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rockdale High School.
The Navasota girls soccer team tied Caldwell 2-2 in District 25-4A action Friday. Maritza Puebla and Princess Rodriguez each scored a goal for the Lady Rattlers.
La Grange beat Navasota 3-2 in District 25-4A girls soccer action Monday night.
ROCKDALE — The Navasota girls basketball team let a five-point lead and its hopes of avenging last year’s season-ending loss to Liberty Hill slip away in the fourth quarter in a Class 4A area-round playoff game Friday night.
Maria Rocha and Maritza Puebla each had a hat trick, and three other Lady Rattlers scored goals to lift the Navasota girls soccer team past Hempstead 9-0 on Friday in District 25-4A action.
Navasota’s Maria Rocha, Maritza Puebla and Emma Uilkie each scored goals to pace the Lady Rattlers’ 3-1 victory over Smithville on Tuesday in District 25-4A girls soccer action.
If revenge is both sweet and best served cold, then the Hearne boys basketball team is eating a big helping of ice cream.
The Navasota girls soccer team fell to Giddings 3-0 on Friday in District 25-4A action.
The Navasota girls basketball team will play Brookshire Royal at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Class 4A bi-district playoffs at Cypress Lakes.
The phrase “it takes a village to raise a child” can be applied to the athletics program at Navasota.
The Navasota girls soccer team lost to Bellville 7-0 on Friday in District 25-4A action.
Maritza Puebla scored two goals off assists from Maria Rocha, and the Navasota girls soccer team held on to beat Caldwell 2-1 on Tuesday in District 25-4A play.
The Navasota girls soccer team lost to La Grange 4-1 on Friday. Maria Rocha scored for the Lady Rattlers.
When fans and opponents look at the Navasota girls basketball team’s record to this point in the season, it’s easy to say these Lady Rattlers aren’t on the same level as past Navasota squads.
CLEVELAND — The Madisonville girls soccer team edged past Navasota 2-1 on Saturday to wrap up play at the Cleveland tournament.
CLEVELAND — The Navasota girls soccer team shut out Livingston JV 6-0 and lost to Cleveland 3-0 on Thursday in the Cleveland tournament.
The Navasota girls soccer team lost to Cleveland 2-0 on Tuesday.
GIDDINGS — The Navasota girls soccer team lost to Needville 3-0 and tied Gonzales 0-0 on Friday in the Iron Hourse Invitational. The Lady Rattlers did not advance to Saturday’s bracket play.
GIDDINGS — Maritza Puebla, Maria Rocha and Kindell Jones each scored a goal to lead the Navasota girls soccer team past Smithville 3-1 on Thursday in the Iron Horse Invitational.
The Rudder boys basketball team is ranked sixth while College Station comes in at 21st in the latest TABC poll for Class 5A.
WACO — Navasota’s season came to an end Friday as Midlothian Heritage used a 35-point second quarter to fuel a 49-7 victory in the Class 4A Division I area football playoffs at McClane Stadium.
HUFFMAN — Nothing could erase the smiles from Navasota faces Friday night on the field at Falcon Stadium. Rattler Nation finally felt back to normal after a 38-7 thumping of Little Cypress-Mauriceville.
As Andy Williams once crooned, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.