VYPE Football 2021 Preview: District 14-6A
Last year's District 14-6A title came down to a wild finish between the two top teams - Spring and Westfield. Lions' QB <a href="https://www.vype.com/Texas/Houston/bishop-davenport-verbals-to-utah-state" target="_blank">Bishop Davenport</a> threw a 50-yard "Hail Mary" to Travis Sims Jr., to the end game, giving spring the district title.
VYPE U Podcast: Episode 14
Join <a href="https://www.vype.com/c/vypeu" target="_blank">Will and Robert</a> as they break down the latest in High School sports, plus an interview with LSU commit Marcus Scott II! Don't forget to subscribe to <a href="http://vype.com" target="_blank">VYPE</a> on <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRG0W0Drq75lntGXtARZ66g" target="_blank">YouTube</a> for more great video content!
Update: Houston Health Department’s 5,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots claimed in an hour
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)Update: All 5,000 of the Houston Health Department’s new COVID-19 vaccination appointments were claimed about an hour after they were made available Sunday morning, according to the department. The Houston Health Department opened 5,000 new COVID-19 vaccination appointment slots for first doses of the Moderna vaccine. The appointment portal will close when the slots are full. Appointment registration is available by phone for residents 60 and older through the Area Agency on Aging at 832-393-4301. Anyone else who needs registration assistance can contact the COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220.
China summons foreign diplomats in protest over sanctions
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell speaks during a media conference after a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the European Council building in Brussels, Monday, March 22, 2021. (Aris Oikonomou, Pool via AP)BEIJING – China on Tuesday said it summoned foreign diplomats in protest after the United States, the European Union, Canada and Britain jointly imposed sanctions on senior Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses in China’s far western Xinjiang region. That came hours after the Chinese and Russian foreign ministers denounced a new wave of criticism and sanctions against both countries over human rights. “These measures will not be embraced by the international community.”Russia is also under Western sanctions over human rights abuses and military aggression against Ukraine. The Australian and New Zealand governments reiterated their grave concerns about the growing number of credible reports of severe human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Meet the Montgomery High School student on a mission to help rescued animals
HOUSTON – He’s only 14 years old, but Jayson Kimberly has raised thousands of dollars for homeless animals, while educating his fellow students about this cause. He talked to Houston Life about how he dedicates himself to animals in need through his nonprofit, Leave it for the Pooch. Jayson is currently collecting t shirts from rescues, shelters, and sanctuaries to create quilts that will be auctioned to collect funds for rescues. AdJayson Kimberly from Leave it for the pooch (Leave it for the Pooch)Jason has worn a different shelter t-shirt to school since the 8th grade and hopes to take it through his entire 4 years of high school. If you would like to participate, you can send shirts to PO Box 449 Montgomery, Texas 77356.
Thieves target high school parking lot to steal catalytic converters
KLEIN – Bobbi Pfleger’s daughter knew something was wrong when she tried to start her mother’s SUV Tuesday in the parking lot at Klein Collins High School. “It sounded really really bad,” Pfleger recalled. “She was afraid to keep it running.”Once Pfleger’s husband arrived at the campus they discovered the vehicle’s two catalytic converters had been stolen -- just one of three converter thefts in the high school parking lot that very same day. The thieves are looking for atypical targets these days like high school parking lots. There are cameras in the parking lot but they are looking for leads.
VYPE U Behind the Lens: Seven Lakes Heads to 6A State Semi-Final Match
Seven Lakes high school defeats Katy high school in the 6A Regional Final match with a score of 3-1. With this win, Seven Lakes will now advance to the 6A State Semi-Final against Reagan HS , held at Merrell Center on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Here is a look into the highlights of the night.
VYPE U Photo Gallery: George Ranch Volleyball falls to Ridge Point
The George Ranch Lady Longhorns fell short of a second win against the Ridge Point Panthers by a final score of 3-2. Despite this being a district loss for the Longhorns, they still remain first in District 20-6A. Check out some of our shots from the game!
High school football player dreams of country music success
For senior offensive lineman Jaeden Johnson, playing football after high school is his dream. “It’s been what I’ve wanted to do, what I’ve focused on, what I’ve worked at,” said Johnson. Jaeden’s voice is one to listen to on the football field, and off the field — when he’s performing country music live at 2920 Roadhouse in Hockley. “But not when he’s on the field.”“I can be gritty and nasty on the football field,” said Johnson. Meanwhile, his football career is still strong with several schools interested in having Johnson playing for them in college.
KPRC Friday Football Frenzy Plays of the Week: Week 4
KPRC Friday Football Frenzy Plays of the Week are back. Here are the Week 3 Plays of the Week:Bronze Medal: Clear Springs QB Luke Sampson goes deep for Aiden Molloy, who is wide open for the 86 yard touchdown. Silver Medal: North Shore WR Shadrach Banks hurdles a defender on his way to an incredible touchdown. Gold Medal: Spring QB Bishop Davenport hits the Hail Mary to Travis Sims to beat Westfield at the last second. Congratulations to all of our Week 4 medalists!
Kingwood HS renames volleyball court to honor longtime head coach Krista Malmstrom
KINGWOOD, Texas – Kingwood High School honored longtime volleyball head coach, Krista Malmstrom, with a ceremony and dedication Wednesday afternoon. During the ceremony, the school renamed its volleyball court after Malmstrom during the game between Kingwood High School and Kingwood Park High School, according to a release. The ceremony was held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Kingwood High School Gym. Malmstrom has been with Humble Independent School District since 1981 at Creekwood Middle School before she moved on to work at Kingwood High School three years later as the Lady Mustangs assistant volleyball coach. In 1996, Malmstrom was awarded Houston Area Coach of the Year and also a two-time coach at the UIL All-Star Volleyball Game.
Here’s how 2 local school districts are shifting sports amid pandemic
HOUSTON – Two Houston-area school districts are starting to reveal how they will handle games and crowds at their stadiums and other athletic venues. Galveston ISDIn the era of COVID-19, fans coming to see the first Ball High School football game on Sept. 25 will notice some big changes. Seating capacity in all of the district’s venues will be no more than 25% until further notice. Katy ISDKaty ISD will only allow 50% capacity at its sports venues until future notice. Health & Safety ProtocolsBoth Katy and Galveston ISDs say face coverings are mandatory and they expect spectators to stay six feet away from other groups.
See all of our 2020 high school seniors from our Kroger Senior Yearbook
HOUSTON – Calling all proud families, classmates and teachers — KPRC 2 and Kroger want to recognize your high school senior. Help us celebrate the class of 2020 and your soon-to-be graduate with KPRC 2′s Senior Yearbook! In May, viewers had the opportunity to snap a photo of their high school students with one of our Kroger Senior Yearbook signs. This was perfect for any high school graduation party! Meet the winner of KPRC 2’s Senior Yearbook ContestView our gallery belowCongrats seniors!
Vote for Friday Football Frenzy’s Game of the Week
Get the out the vote for your team if you want them to appear on KPRC 2's Friday Football Frenzy! Each week of the season you'll be able to come to this page to place your vote. KPRC 2 Sports will host the weekly show from the winning location. Voting has closed. Watch Friday Football Frenzy on KPRC 2 to see highlights from the winning game.
Friday Football Frenzy: Meet two high school seniors overcoming major injuries
HOUSTON – A big game between Magnolia High School and Shadow Creek High School is the KPRC 2 Friday Football Frenzy Game of the Week. MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOLA senior at Magnolia High School is not playing on the football field, but helping in other ways after he suffered a terrible injury. “When you’re given the option of risk permanent nerve damage or play football, that’s a pretty simple choice,” said Magnolia High School football coach Craig Martin. SHADOW CREEK HIGH SCHOOLA senior at Shadow Creek High School has fought against injuries and has become a standout on the field and the classroom. Burns was a senior linebacker at Alvin ISD’s Shadow Creek High School.
KPRC2s Fall Football Guide
HOUSTON It's the greatest time of the year for sports fans across Houston - football is back! Our KPRC2 team is fired up for the new season and ready to preview all the gridiron action in our annual "Fall Football Guide 2018." We talked about every level of the game from the Texans to college football to the top high school teams. There's no shortage of high school seniors grabbing the attention of college recruiters. We'll highlight some of the must-watch local players from around Houston and reveal how reigning state champ Cy Fair High School hopes to bring home another trophy.
Star Furniture Athlete of the Week: Telisha Brown
HOUSTON – High School basketball is a big deal in Houston every year. If they are smart, Wheatley High School, long-known as a basketball powerhouse, is on the itinerary. Telisha Brown is a big reason why. “He’s just a great player,” Brown said. He is just great.”Congratulations to Telisha Brown of Wheatley High School -- this week’s Star Furniture Athlete of the Week.
Lake Travis defeat The Woodlands 41-13 in Class 6A Division I state football championship
ARLINGTON – The emotional season came to an end for the Woodlands Highlanders in disappointing fashion as the team lost in the state championship game, 41-13 to Lake Travis. The Woodlands came into the 6A Division I title game undefeated after persevering through tough circumstances when one of their teammates Grant Milton suffered a brain injury during an early round playoff game. Thousands of fans made the trip from the Woodlands to Arlington for the game, showing tremendous support for Milton and his family. His familiar number 21 jersey t-shirts could be seen throughout AT&T StadiumPlayers wore socks with Milton’s number 21 displayed and their helmets had number 21 stickers on them as well. It was the second state title appearance for the Woodlands, who last played for the championship in 2003.
Robert Horry's son, Camron Horry, makes name for himself on football field
HOUSTON – Walking with your son on senior night is a proud moment for any parent, including Keva and Robert Horry with their son Camron, a tight end for Katy Taylor High School. He's become and is growing into," Keva Horry said. His love for people, spirituality, all the things that make him a great person," Robert Horry said. "I learned a lot with Robert in the NBA," Keva Horry said. His friends just want to be teenagers and grow up and enjoy life," Robert Horry, a seven-time NBA champion, said.
District alignments for high school football, basketball released by UIL
District 18 -- Houston Bellaire, Houston Chavez, Houston Lamar, Houston Math Science & Technology, Houston Reagan, Houston Westbury, Houston Westside. District 20 -- Fort Bend Austin, Fort Bend Bush, Fort Bend Clements, Fort Bend Dulles, Fort Bend Hightower, Fort Bend Kempner, Fort Bend Ridge Point, Fort Bend Travis. District 24 -- Houston Austin, Houston Davis, Houston Furr, Houston Lee, Houston Madison, Houston Milby, Houston Sharpstown, Houston Sterling, Houston Waltrip. REGION IVDistrict 25 -- Austin, Austin Crockett, Austin LBJ, Austin Lanier, Austin McCallum, Austin Reagan, Austin William Travis. District 11 -- Houston Kashmere, Houston North Forest, Houston Scarborough, Houston Washington, Houston Wheatley, Houston Worthing, Houston Yates.