University Interscholastic League
Texas high school football is moving toward a 90-minutes-per-week limit on full-contact practice to limit concussions and other injuries.
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.
Prime Prep Academy, a charter school co-founded by Deion Sanders, has withdrawn from the University Interscholastic League amidst growing criticism surrounding its athletic program.
“We have a lawyer that’s getting ready to tear some butts up, because a lot of things that were done to our institution were done wrong because you dislike me.”
It is a recognizable and distinctive part of Friday night lights in Texas. There are the high school football teams and the cheerleaders with their pom poms.
For the 12th straight year, the Lancaster Tigers have won a Class 4A track and field state championship. In fact, they won two of them Friday night in Austin.
Senior guard Phil Forte scored 24 points as Flower Mound Marcus rallied from a 7-point second half deficit to defeat Fort Bend Travis 56-52 Saturday night in Austin for its second straight Class 5A boys basketball state championship.
Torrey Henry capped a frenzied last minute rally with back-to- back three-point shots in the final 29 seconds of the game as the Dallas Kimball Knights secured back-to-back Class 4A state basketball championships with a 78-75 win over Houston Yates in Austin on Saturday afternoon.
For the first time in school history, the Argyle Eagles won the Class 3A boys basketball state championship in Austin on Saturday with a 44-33 win over Corpus Christi Miller.
All-American Marcus Smart scored 23 points to lead defending Class 5A state champion Flower Mound Marcus back to the UIL basketball state championship game for the third straight year.
McDonald’s All-American Marcus Smart made the game saving defensive play to lead defending Class 5A state champion Flower Mound Marcus to a 39-38 regional championship win over South Grand Prairie.
The Duncanville Pantherettes and five other Dallas-Fort Worth area girls high school basketball teams play for state championships on Saturday in Austin.