Rudder’s Asani McGee had 11 kills and three blocks, and Hailey Pohl had eight assists, nine digs and two aces to help the Lady Rangers sweep Katy Paetow 25-11, 25-20, 25-10 in District 19-5A play Friday at The Armory.
KATY — Rudder’s football team finally appeared to catch a break when Katy Paetow’s Damon Bankston muffed a kickoff near his own end zone late in the second quarter.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins preview the biggest football games of the week -- College Station-Lufkin, Rudder-Paetow and A&M Consolidated-Lamar Consolidated -- and look at other Week 7 tilts in the Brazos Valley.
The Rudder football team has made a habit of bouncing back this season.
BRENHAM — The Brenham volleyball team beat Rudder 25-16, 25-21, 25-15 on Tuesday in District 19-5A play.
WALLER — Taylor Baker had 12 kills and 15 digs, and Kaylee Herd had 36 assists, 10 digs and two aces to help the Rudder volleyball team beat Waller 25-15, 25-18, 24-26, 25-22 on Friday in District 19-5A play.
Images from Rudder's District 10-5A-II football game against Lamar Consolidated on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Merrill Green Stadium.
Turnovers put a damper on Rudder’s penchant for second-half comebacks as No. 8 Lamar Consolidated defeated the Rangers 45-16 at Merrill Green Stadium in District 10-5A Division II football action Friday.
While watching film of last year’s game between Rudder and Lamar Consolidated, Rangers first-year head coach Eric Ezar saw Rudder relax and play its game as it fought back from a 28-14 deficit to tie the Mustangs in the third quarter before losing 35-28.
Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins break down the turning point of No. 4 Consol's huge win over then-No. 6 Huntsville and break down district wins for Rudder and College Station. The discussion turns toward Week 6, when Rudder faces its next big test against No. 8 Lamar Con…
It seemed like College Station sophomore defensive specialist Keira Herron was at the service line forever in the second set of Tuesday’s District 19-5A match with Rudder.
Player of the week: James Ayers, Rudder
Brazos Christian senior quarterback Bryce Steel has put up plenty of eye-catching numbers in his three years as the Eagles’ starting quarterback.
The weekly high school football standings.
Comebacks and district action highlight The Eagle's Week 5 football player of the week fan poll. Rudder's James Ayers and A&M Consolidated's Kerry Brooks helped lead their teams to comeback wins in their District 10-5A Division II opener.
MONTGOMERY — Never count out the Rudder Rangers.
The Rudder volleyball team lost to Magnolia 21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-23 on Friday in District 19-5A play at The Armory.
High school football is moving into district play for most teams, and Eagle sports writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins discuss a pair of big District 10-5A Division II openers -- A&M Consolidated-Huntsville and Rudder-Montgomery. They also dive into the season so far for College Stat…
MAGNOLIA — The Rudder volleyball team lost to Magnolia West 25-12, 26-24, 25-20 on Tuesday in District 19-5A action.
As the clock wound down last week, Anderson-Shiro football players and coaches hugged and congratulated each other. There was plenty of reason to celebrate the 46-0 win over a talented Brazos Christian team, but one thing stuck out.
The Rudder Rangers football team won’t be scaling literal cliffs or holding a position under machine-gun fire this season, but that doesn’t mean these Rangers can’t exemplify some of the same traits then-Lt. Col. James Earl Rudder and his unit did in 1944.
The A&M Consolidated volleyball team defeated Rudder 25-20, 25-17, 25-20 on Friday in District 19-5A action at The Armory.
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.
KATY — Madison Johnson had 13 kills, and setter Kaylee Herd had 28 assists to lead the Rudder volleyball team past Katy Paetow 25-16, 25-19, 25-11 on Tuesday in District 19-5A play.
Player of the week: EJ Ezar, Rudder
Update 4 p.m.: The poll is officially closed.
NAVASOTA — Rudder football coach Eric Ezar often says the Ranger offense can score points quickly, but what his team did Friday night took even him aback.
The Rudder volleyball team fell to Brenham 16-25, 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12 in District 19-5A play on Friday at The Armory.
It’s going to be a great Saturday night for a couple Lamar Cardinals as they return home to play Texas A&M.
With two weeks of high school football under our belts, teams are starting to round into form and either affirm or buck their preseason expectations.
Nickolaus Victoria ran for two touchdowns, and Quin’Terrious Taylor and Creed Pierce each ran for one to help lead the Bryan freshman Silver football team past Rudder 24-0 on Wednesday.
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.
As one of Rudder’s top returning wide receivers, Keithron Lee knew he would have to connect with EJ Ezar, the quarterback who was new to the school after his father, Eric Ezar, took the Rangers’ head coaching job.
SHEPHERD — Asani McGee had 18 kills and four blocks, and Gracie Menchaca had 18 digs and five aces to lead the Rudder volleyball team past Shepherd 21-25, 25-10, 25-19, 25-14 on Tuesday in nondistrict play.
Rockdale head coach Jeff Miller didn’t think he’d be with the Tigers for this long. But as he celebrated his 100th career win at Rockdale, he felt right at home.
Player of the week: Zacarrius Haynes, Anderson-Shiro
Update 4 p.m.: The poll is officially closed. You can view this week's player of the week and honor roll here.
All week, Rudder’s focus was on playing for safety Gage Schwartz and quarterback Brant Roberts, two football players injured in a car accident Sunday.
The Rudder volleyball team swept Centerville 25-8, 25-15, 28-26 in nondistrict action Friday at The Armory.
Desmond Murphy wanted to be sad upon hearing the news that his Rudder teammates, quarterback Brant Roberts and safety Gage Schwartz, were in a car accident Sunday night. Murphy, a captain and senior defensive end, said he had to rally his teammates, no matter how hard it was to put his emoti…
With high school football well underway, the matchups only get better in Week 2.
Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeff Perkins recap their Week 1 football games and preview the Crosstown Showdown between Bryan and A&M Consolidated as well as Rudder's matchup with Elgin. Plus, they give their top takeaways from opening week in the Brazos Valley and things they're look…
Dime Box’s Ray Gilbert had a good night by any standard with 207 all-purpose yards.
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.
The Rudder volleyball team bounced back from a loss in the second set to finish strong and beat Waco University 25-17, 22-25, 25-12, 25-16 in nondistrict action Tuesday night at The Armory.
Two Rudder High School football players were injured in a car accident Sunday night.
Even though the result in the record book was the same, Rudder head football coach Eric Ezar said he believes his team is making progress.
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.
Despite being on its fourth head coach in 12 seasons and still searching for its first playoff appearance, there is a different buzz within the Rudder football program under Eric Ezar.
Football is back in Texas, and that’s certainly cause for celebration.
The Rudder volleyball team fell to Montgomery Lake Creek 20-25, 22-25, 19-25 in nondistrict play Tuesday.