Texas high school football is moving toward a 90-minutes-per-week limit on full-contact practice to limit concussions and other injuries.
One of the chief critics of the University Interscholastic League is pushing lawmakers to conduct a thorough review of the governing body for public Texas high school sports.
The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.
A Texas Senate panel has endorsed letting private schools join the University Interscholastic League for all sports and activities except football and basketball.
Andrew and Aaron Harrison guided Fort Bend Travis to a 46-38 win over South Grand Prairie for the class 5A title on Saturday night.
Derrick Griffin had a dominating performance, leading Terry over two-time defending champion Dallas Kimball 55-47 on Saturday for the Class 4A state title.
Derrick Smith’s 27 points and 14 rebounds led Dallas Madison to a wild 85-72 win over Houston Yates to win the UIL 3A boys basketball title on Saturday.
Kris Anderson’s layup with 2 seconds left sent White Oak to the Class 2A state championship on Saturday with a 56-54 win over Brock in the first title game rematch in 2A history.
Dallas Triple A Academy might be the most unpopular basketball team in Texas. After an 80-54 win against previously unbeaten Mumford in the Class 1A Division I boys’ basketball final Saturday, though, it’s officially the best in its classification.
Jeremiah Jefferson scored 37 points to lead Dallas Triple A Academy to a 90-50 victory over El Paso Harmony on Thursday in a Class A Division I semifinal matchup.
Admon Gilder scored 25 points and Dallas Madison built a 45-point lead in cruising to a 92-55 win over Abilene Wylie on Thursday in the Class 3A semifinals.
Georgetown, Mexia, Brock and Martin’s Mill are all going home with a trophy this evening. Each of their girls basketball teams can claim they are the 2012-2013 UIL champions.