Playing with a Chip on their Shoulders: Kingwood Park rolling to start 2021 season
HOUSTON – Heading into the season there were more questions than answers around Kingwood Park baseball. "I think this team felt like they were better than the preseason polls or articles were saying," Kingwood Park coach Bruce Cox said. "They are for sure playing with a little chip on their shoulder and they practice that way too. Like mentioned before, King – a UTSA baseball-commit – has the hottest bat in this Panthers lineup. "He's doing what we expected of him and he's having a heck of a season," Cox said.
VYPE Houston Boy's Soccer Rankings powered by Lethal Enforcer Soccer 3/22
VYPE has partnered with Lethal Enforcer Soccer to provide the best soccer team rankings in the Greater Houston area. Every week, we will bring you a new set of Class 6A and 5A Boys and Girls Soccer Rankings. Check out the latest rankings below! CLASS 6A1- Seven Lakes2- Ridge Point3- The Woodlands4- Langham Creek5- Humble6- Cinco Ranch7- Dobie8- Klein Forest9- North Shore10- Bridgeland11- Klein Cain12- Jersey VillageCLASS 5A1- Kingwood Park2- Galena Park3- Paetow4- Friendswood5- Sharpstown6- Porter7- Magnolia West8- Wisdom9- Crosby10- Foster11- Goose Creek Memorial12- TerryCLASS 4A1- Brazosport2- Splendora3- Lumberton4- Livingston5- Royal6- Huffman7- East ChambersAd8- Columbia9- Bellville10- Scarborough11- Stafford12- Furr
FEATURE: Kingwood Park Girls Soccer rolls into 2021 Playoffs
Kingwood Park is eyeing another deep run in the playoffs as they begin on Thursday. Prior to last season, which was halted due to COVID-19, Kingwood Park girls soccer had made the UIL State Tournament for two-straight seasons and was seeking a third-straight trip to Georgetown. In 2021, Kingwood Park is once again dominated District 20-5A play. The Lady Panthers went a perfect 14-0 and outscored opponents by 57 goals. VYPE traveled out to Kingwood Park a few weeks ago to talk to the Lady Panthers on preparing for another deep playoff run in 2021.
VYPE Feature powered by Academy Sports + Outdoors: No. 1 Kingwood Park men's soccer rolling in 2021
If the season would not have been stopped a year ago, Kingwood Park men's soccer would have been one of the favorites heading into the Class 5A playoffs. Kingwood Park started the season ranked No. This season, Kingwood Park has gone an impressive 18-2-2 (the two losses coming to Bridgeland and Conroe) and have gone 11-0-1 in district play, which has clinched another district crown for the program. In district play, Kingwood Park has outscored opponents 69-8. AdVYPE caught up with the Panthers at the end of January for this VYPE Feature powered by Academy Sports + Outdoors.
VYPE Houston Boy's Soccer Top 20 (Photo Gallery) presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors
Here's a trivia question for you…Over the past 20 years, how many boys' teams for the city of Houston have won a public school state soccer championship? The Bayou City hopes to make it four this Spring as soccer squads are in a mad-dash for a ring. 20 SharpstownFor all the ways you love to play, Academy Sports and Outdoors makes easier than ever to gear up and have fun out there! Get free shipping on your favorite brands at academy.com or get free curbside or in-store pick-up at your Academy store. Gear up this Spring at Academy Sports and Outdoors.
VYPE Houston Girl's Soccer Top 20 (Photo Gallery)
The Woodlands is loaded with select, stud athletes led by Marley Krach (Miami) and Samone Knight (West Virginia). The Highlanders have to go through a brutal Region II playoff gauntlet, but coach Dina Graves has done it before. In Class 6A Region III, it's Ridge Point, Memorial, and Tompkins who are the favorites to reach state. AdHere is a look at the city's top schools in our Top 20 public school rankings. 20 Klein Oak
VYPE SPOTLIGHT: Emma Yeager of Kingwood Park Girls Soccer
Emma Yeager is a force to be reckoned with. In the soccer world she is well-known and what she brings to the pitch for Kingwood Park. If the regular season would have finished, Yeager had a legitimate chance to break the Kingwood Park regular-season mark for goals scored, which is 40 set by Vanessa Valadez in 2013. This season, Yeager, for the 10-1-3 Panthers, has already netted 14 goals giving her 50 for her career. VYPE Media's Joshua Koch caught up with Yeager at the 2021 VYPE Soccer Photoshoot powered by Whataburger.
VYPE U: Kingwood Park Girls on to the Playoffs
The Kingwood Park girls basketball team made an impressive run this year, wrapping up the season 24-0 after a 58-35 win against Porter. The undefeated squad now heads to the playoffs to face Magnolia in the first round on February 12th. As they prepare for their first playoff game of the season, the Panthers are focusing on a few key aspects of their game. In the history of the school, the Kingwood Park girls basketball squad had never before earned the title outright, so this season meant a lot. Kingwood Park heads to The Woodlands High School on Friday to face Magnolia in the first round.
Kingwood Park: H-Town High School Sports Team of the Week presented by Allegiance Bank
H-Town High School Sports continues on AT&T SportsNet and it's time for another Team of the Week presented by Allegiance Bank. This week's accolade went to Kingwood Park Girls Basketball, who are currently undefeated and ranked No. 3 in the State. Congrats to Kingwood Park on the Team of the Week!
VYPE U: Kingwood & Kingwood Park Play for a Cause
Kingwood and Kingwood Park high schools have a special rivalry. Their athletic programs, however, rarely get to compete, as Kingwood is a 6A school and K-Park a 5A school per UIL conference classifications. The men's soccer programs traditionally host a Charity Cup, benefitting the Shriners Hospital for Children Houston. Jennings wished to promote the Shriners Hospital for Children website at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org for those who would like to learn more about the organization. They hosted a similar charity game annually with their neighboring school, and Jennings wanted to carry on the tradition and introduce it to Kingwood.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: District 12-5A-DII
But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. With that said - here is the District 12-5A-DII Preview! BARBERS HILL IS COMING OFF A DISTRICT TITLE SEASON, WHILE CROSBY IS ON THE RISE AGAIN AND SETX POWERS PORT NECHES-GROVES AND NEDERLAND SLIDE INTO THIS DISTRICT. Defensively, watch for Isaiah Marcel and Josh King-Bradley on the line. Defensively, watch for linebacker Cam'Ron Willis.
2020 Kingwood Park Volleyball Preview
Welcome to the 2020 volleyball season. Here is one of the Dark Horses - the Kingwood Park Panthers. Kingwood Park PanthersIt wasn't that long ago that Kingwood Park was hoisting the trophy in Garland (2018). Looking towards 2020, Kingwood Park will have to replace some big pieces, including Libby Overmyer (Colgate), Avery Hill and Alia Williams (LSU). Other key returners include first-team, all-district pick Anya Arrington (488 digs) and second-teamer Hallie Ryan (181 kills, 116 digs, 47 blocks).
2020 VYPE Class 5A Volleyball Preseason Top 10 Rankings
Welcome to the 2020 volleyball season. No club tournaments to travel to, limited training available but what that means is everyone should be fresh for the 2020 campaign. Below are the Top 10 for Class 5A heading into the 2020 season. 1 Fulshear ChargersNo. 1 Fulshear ChargersNo.
VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll
VYPE wants the fans to vote for their favorite Houston Volleyball player! The VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Libero/Defensive Specialist of the Year Poll (Poll Closes Wed 7/22 at 7pm)
2020 VYPE Girls Cross Country Preview (Public School): Preseason Team, Runner Rankings
An experienced senior group is back, headed by Addison Stevenson, who finished ninth overall with a time of 18:06.58. If Tompkins can push a few more girls into the Top 30 spots, they could contend for a higher team finish. The team finished 13th overall at last year's state meet but do return some experience. OTHERS TO WATCH: Huffman FalconsHuffman finished ninth overall at the UIL State Cross Country meet last year. They do lose two senior runners but return three more harriers with experience.
VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Outside Hitter of the Year Poll
VYPE wants the fans to vote for their favorite Houston Volleyball player! The VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Outside Hitter of the Year Poll is now live! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston 2020 Volleyball Preseason Outside Hitter of the Year Poll (Poll Closes Tue 7/14 at 7pm)
VYPE Awards Interview: Is TWHS' Nordmann a future Olympian?
North Houston completely dominated the swimming landscape as Kingwood, K-Park, Klein Oak and The Woodlands swept the stage. Here are the Award Winners and an interview with a future Olympian. Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is Houston's leading provider of orthopedic services, from sports medicine to joint replacement. Houston Methodist offers comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services with a high standard of excellence for elite athletes, active adults and student athletes. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
VYPE Awards: Public School Girls Wrestling
We welcome you to the Countdown to the 2020 VYPE Awards presented by Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Jordan Suarez won the Class 6A 138-pound state title and was named the 6A Girls Most Outstanding Wrestler. Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is Houston's leading provider of orthopedic services, from sports medicine to joint replacement. Houston Methodist offers comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services with a high standard of excellence for elite athletes, active adults and student athletes. Houston Methodist serves as the official health care provider for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Rice Athletics, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony and Houston Grand Opera.
VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year Fan Poll
Despite the 2020 track and field season being cut short, there were still some amazing performances. VYPE has scoured the standings on MileSplit.com and have gathered the best of the best in each running category. Go crazy track nation and vote for the 2020 VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year in this fan poll. The poll will close on Thursday, May 28 at 7 P.M! 2020 VYPE Houston Girls Jumper of the Year Fan Poll (Closes Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.)
Kingwood Park HS volleyball player commits to LSU
KINGWOOD, Texas -- Alia Williams is heading to Baton Rouge.The Kingwood Park senior announced her commitment to LSU via her Twitter account on Thursday. "I believe the environment and coaching staff at LSU is the best place for me to reach my potential as a well rounded volleyball player," Williams told VYPE. "I look forward to developing my volleyball skills and knowledge with the coaching staff and my teammates in Baton Rouge.For more on this story, visit our partners at VYPEabc13.com