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.
Former A&M Consolidated and Texas A&M distance runner Karis Jochen is one of 17 athletes selected to attend the seventh annual RunPro camp hosted by the Road Runners Club of America from July 19-21 in Arlington, Virginia.
Brenham’s Makenna Schroeder and Franklin’s Natalie Philipello made the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s track and field All-Star teams, the TGCA announced Wednesday.
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AUSTIN -- Malaiya Jedkins learned a lot in her brilliant high school girls basketball career in Navasota: jump the lead and never give it up.
AUSTIN -- C.J. Grimes started slowly in the Class A boys 100 meters and was edged out in a tight race at the finish of the 200.
AUSTIN — The Brazos Valley was looking at a gold medal shutout on the opening day of the UIL State Track & Field Championships.
AUSTIN -- Navasota senior Ronnie Jackson, who scraped his way to a silver medal at state in 2017, cleared 6 feet, 6 inches on his second attempt to finish second again in the Class 4A boys high jump Friday at the UIL State Track & Field Championships.
Not so long ago, a pair of A&M Consolidated athletes and friends Timothy Campbell and Rodney Wellmann circled the track representing the city of College Station at the UIL state track and field meet.
The College Station Track Club will hold its Cougar track camp from June 4-28 with practices at College Station Middle School.
Here are the Brazos Valley athletes who qualified for the UIL State Track & Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Myers Stadium in Austin; listed times and distances are from regional meets.
The St. Joseph boys track and field team finished third at the TAPPS Class 2A state track meet Saturday at Waco Midway.
The St. Joseph boys track and field team won the TAPPS Class 2A South Regional meet Saturday at Houston Lutheran South’s Challenger Stadium with 158 points on Saturday while the girls were third with 86 points. The Allen Academy girls tied for ninth with 23 points and the boys tied for 11th …
The Brazos Christian boys and track team finished third in the Class 3A South Regional meet with 88 points at Houston Lutheran South Academy’s Challenger Stadium on Saturday. The girls were fourth with 80.5 points. The top four finishers advance to the state meet.
Softball is on to the area round, baseball is about to start its playoffs and track has the state meet up next. Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeffrey Perkins discuss how District 18-5A teams are doing in their respective postseasons.
The Milano boys track and field team scored 94 points to win the 2A Region IV title on Saturday in Kingsville.
HUMBLE — Football was his first love, but Jaelin Campbell’s competitive spirit led him to track.
The St. Joseph boys track team won the regional meet by winning the final event, the 4x400-meter relay. James Najvar, Brenden White, Phillip Blaszak and Cole Gibson brought the baton around to beat St. Paul, which was trailing St. Joseph by one point.
Kevin Kindt loves to set goals.
Bryan-College Station teams in District 18-5A will have plenty of representation in the baseball and softball playoffs. Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeffrey Perkins recap a big week in both sports and look ahead to bi-district softball before discussing a three-way race for the district …
More than 30 Brazos Valley seniors earned academic all-state honors from the Texas High School Coaches Association in golf, tennis and track.
After a second-place finish at the District 18-5A meet, the Bryan girls track team took the area crown with 113 points Thursday at Whitehouse’s Wildcat Stadium. College Station (87) was third, A&M Consolidated (44) was sixth and Rudder (12) was 11th. For the boys, College Station finishe…
During volleyball season, Reagan Smith approached her coach, Jennifer Pittman, and said she was thinking about joining track.
The Area 6 Special Olympics Spring Games for 370 athletes will be Friday and Saturday at College Station High School.
College Station distance runners Grace Wu, Sloan Peacock and Emma Finke have been out to prove themselves for a while. They got the perfect opportunity during the girls 1,600 meters Thursday at Merrill Green Stadium.
Jaelin Campbell didn’t plan on competing in the triple jump this year.
The A&M Consolidated quartet of Nicole Alvarez, Amari Jessie, Alyssa Wagner and Patricia Barnes recorded a sixth-place finish and time of 48.8 in the 4x100-meter relay Saturday at the Victor Lopez Classic at Rice University. Individually, Makenna Caliham posted an 11-foot leap in the pol…
PFLUGERVILLE -- With 95 points, the College Station boys track and field team won the Panther Relays on Saturday in Pflugerville.
PFLUGERVILLE — The College Station girls track and field team won the Panther Relays with 131.5 points Saturday, 13 ahead of runner-up Killeen Shoemaker.
Bryan will host the District 18-5A track and field meet on April 4-5 at Merrill Green Stadium.
Friday at Cougar Stadium.
The College Station and A&M Consolidated boys track and field teams were neck-and-neck in the team standings for most of the College Station Relays, but the Cougars closed strong in the final three events to edge the Tigers on Friday at Cougar Stadium.
The UIL state boys basketball tournament goes on without a Brazos Valley representative, but Eagle writers Maria McIlwain and Jeffrey Perkins recap playoff runs from Bryan and Mumford before taking a look at soccer, softball, baseball and track in District 18-5A.
Bryan’s Ramiro Galindo topped the 75-and-older division in The Woodlands Marathon on Saturday. Galindo, 79, was timed at 5 hours, 52.29 minutes by hand and 5:50.23 by chip. Galindo, chairman and CEO of the Galindo Group, built The Aerofit Health and Fitness Center in the early 1980. Saturday…
College Station junior Annika Williams had already won the girls high jump, long jump, 100-meter hurdles and 200 when she received the baton on the anchor leg of the 4x400 relay in third place and 25 meters behind the pack.
TOMBALL — Jada Jackson finished second in the shot put with a throw of 27 feet, 3 inches, and Emily Downie took third in the 400 meters in 1 minute, 8 seconds for the A&M Consolidated JV girls track and field team Thursday at the Tomball subvarsity meet.
The A&M Consolidated boys track and field team placed second in both the 4x100-meter relay and the distance medley relay at The Woodlands Invitational, helping the Tigers to a sixth-place team finish Saturday.
Rudder sophomore Kevin Kindt won the shot put at the Conroe varsity meet over the weekend. His throw of 48 feet, 1 inch broke the school record.
College Station’s Annika Williams won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.93 seconds Saturday at the weather-shortened Belton Big Red Relays.
College Station’s Marquez Perez finished third in the 100-meter dash in 11.04 seconds Saturday at the weather-shortened Belton Big Red Relays. Other top six places by CS in the varsity boys division were: 400 — 3, Preston Windham, 51.67; 1,600 – 5, Joseph Benn, 10:18.14; 110 hurdles — 3, Aza…
A&M Consolidated’s Makenna Calliham was second in the pole vault at The Woodlands Invitational on Saturday with an effort of 11 feet.
MAGNOLIA — The A&M Consolidated JV boys track team won the Magnolia West meet Wednesday with 135 points. The Tigers freshmen placed fourth with 73 points.
MADISONVILLE — The A&M Consolidated JV girls track team finished third at the Madisonville Mustang Relays.
Shiner St. Paul senior Parker Clay played in a basketball game Friday night. In fact, she played in basketball games on Thursday and Tuesday night, too. At some point during that busy week, she also squeezed in a little time to practice her shot put at personal coach David Markert’s backyard…
The ninth annual Texas A&M High School Classic indoor track meet will open at 5 p.m. Friday with sprint preliminaries at the Gilliam Indoor Track and Field Stadium.
Bryan has promoted Jennifer Pittman to head girls track coach.
Rayla Hawkins and Miranda Golden were named Most Valuable Player for the Bryan Lady Viking track team during Bryan’s spring sports banquet on Monday.
AUSTIN — Bremond’s Joe Williams made it look so easy.
AUSTIN — Next year finally arrived. Camille Messer had been waiting.
Madisonville’s Tyana Brown never saw a medal slipping away. She saw an opportunity.
Here are Saturday’s results for Brazos Valley athletes at the UIL State Track & Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin: