NO DAYS OFF: Jeffries dedicates himself to the Game
WHAT AN ADDITION JACE JEFFRIES WAS THIS SEASON TO THE CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HOOP TROUPE, ON AND OFF THE COURT. The St. Thomas-transfer fit right in with teammates Jesse Fuller and Howie Keene to lead to an undefeated district season and an Area Round appearance.
FAMILY LEGACY: Duel-Sport Neuhaus entering final year as a Crusader
Neuhaus led the Crusaders on the hardwood earning a first-team, all-district nod as a junior. She is following in the footsteps of her older sister Jane Neuhaus, who was a star for the Crusaders and now plays at Concordia University-Nebraska.
TONE SETTER: Araiza Thrived In Leadership Role For Eagles
While facing off against some fierce opposition, namely TWCA and Second Baptist School, FBCA was always on the precipice of the district title. The Eagles finished the regular season fourth in district and advanced to the Area Round of the TAPPS State Tournament.
The Golden Eagle: Ryan’s historic career wraps up with prestigious award
Ella Ryan received the prestigious Golden Eagle Award this Spring. "It really means a lot,” she said. “It’s a leadership award that represents what it means to be a Second Baptist School Eagle. I really put my all into everything I do and try, and be an example not through words, but my actions.”
BREAKOUT SEASON: Willis breaks first-round exit stigma
Under the direction of coach Alyssa Maynard, the Wildkats enjoyed an impressive regular season, finishing with a record of 10-3-4 (excluding tournament games). Willis earned the third spot in a competitive District 13-6A, which features perennial title contenders The Woodlands and Grand Oaks.
THE GRAND FINALE: Seven Lakes takes State in historic fashion
The final game of the UIL Soccer season did not disappoint. Georgetown’s illustrious Birkelbach Field was in full uproar, Saturday night, as the Seven Lakes Spartans faced off against the Dripping Springs Tigers to claim the title of State Champions.
NEXT UP: H-Town’s 6A Boys Area Round Outlook
Round one of UIL postseason soccer has come and gone, and the Houston super teams did not disappoint. Each team is now preparing for their latest obstacle that stands in the way of title contention, as they advance to the Area Round. With competition occurring today, here are the H-Town teams (6A-Boys) fighting for the chance to move on to Regionals.
RAMPING IT UP: District-play shows who’s who in Updated Volleyball Rankings
Throughout their respective divisional matchups, Grand Oaks, Cinco Ranch and Stratford continue to dominate the Class 6A scene. Meanwhile, teams like College Park, Tompkins, Fort Bend Austin and Seven Lakes are re-establishing themselves as serious contenders.
SWITCHING GEARS: Rochinski’s future at Lake Creek, following legendary coaching career
Shortly after winning their second-straight UIL state championship, Lake Creek Softball dropped another bombshell. Following her impeccable tenure with the Lions, Michelle Rochinski ultimately decided to step away from her position as head coach of the softball program.
THE LONG RUN: Cy Falls’ Morris commits ahead of ensuing Fall season
Following an extensive recruitment period, Cypress Falls senior Trey Morris III has finally landed on a place to call home a year from now. The star running back of the Eagles had some top-tier programs in college football vying for him--such as Houston Christian, Lamar, Air Force, Navy, Dartmouth, and more.