Countdown to NFBR: #8 Bradi Good Interview
Sports Illustrated's Rodeo Daily continues our countdown to the NFBR with #8 Bradi Good.
High School Football: Abilene Christian High sets sight on first state title since 2011
ACHS (11-2) plays Conroe Covenant Christian (12-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ Six-Man Division II state title at Waco ISD Stadium. It’s the Panthers 10th TAPPS title game appearance overall and first since that 2011 squad won the program’s fourth state...
HIGHLIGHTS: The Cowgirls capture a 20-piece victory over the Clyde Lady Bulldogs
SAN ANGELO, Texas — Day two of the Miles Ribs Basketball Tournament continued Friday morning and the Mason Cowgirls took on the Clyde Lady Bulldogs, capturing a 20-point-plus victory over Clyde. The Cowgirls led by close to ten points the entire first half, but the second half is where we saw Mason come alive, finding […]
Abilene High’s season comes to an end at the hands of Aledo, 56-21
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (BCH Sports) – Aledo proved to be too much for the Abilene High Eagles to handle on Friday night and beat the Eagles, 56-21. The Bearcats jumped on Abilene High fast with four touchdowns in the first quarter. Davhon Keys found the end zone two times in...
ACU Visits TCU on Tuesday
ABILENE – Abilene Christian heads to Fort Worth on Tuesday to battle TCU in a 6:30 p.m. contest. The Wildcats narrowly missed a 2-0 start in the WAC, falling in double-overtime at Stephen F. Austin on Saturday. The Cats are 4-3 on the season. TCU is off to its...
Chad Lara: From Reserve Linebacker to Standout Running Back for Abilene High Eagles
• Chad Lara, a senior at Abilene High, has transitioned from a reserve linebacker to a standout running back for the school's football team. This shift occurred after the team's leading running back, Bam Rashaw, suffered a foot injury.
Stratford football controls trenches in dominant region final win over Hawley
LUBBOCK — The most trouble Stratford football coach Jon Murphy had Friday night was deciding which side of the ball impressed him more. The Elks made it a tough choice with a dominant 46-6 victory over Hawley in a Region I-2A Division I final at Lowrey Field. Stratford ran for 289 yards and held the Bearcats to minus-44. The Elks limited Hawley to seven first downs and forced three turnovers in dispatching the 2022 state champions.
Bearcats, Eagles to clash for first time ever
The Abilene Eagles have been playing football for a long time, with the first of their seven state championships coming in 1923. Their most recent was 2009, which was also the year in which Aledo began its journey to become the most dominant high school football team in the history of Texas.
Abilene ISD Highlights: Basketball Tournament, City Sidewalks Event, Outstanding Educator Award, and Middle School Honor Band Selections
The Abilene High and Cooper boys’ basketball teams are hosting the Raising Cane’s Key City Classic tournament at Eagle Gym and Cougar Gym. Cooper recently defeated Lubbock Estacado, the 11th-ranked team in Class 4A, and Abilene High has a 5-1 record. The tournament, which started on Thursday, includes teams from Fort Worth Nolan Catholic, Midland Christian, The Colony, Abilene Wylie, Cleburne, Benbrook, Parish Episcopal, Aledo, Midland Legacy, and North Crowley. The final game will be on Saturday at Eagle Gym.
Abilene High's Andruw Villa earns berth in Nike national cross country meet in Oregon
Andruw Villa left the Nike Cross Regionals South race on Nov. 18 at The Woodlands thinking his high school cross country career was over. The Abilene High senior finished seventh on the Bear Creek Park course — two spots back of the fifth and last automatic berth for the national meet, the Nike Cross Nationals, Saturday in Portland, Oregon.
High School Football: Chad Lara blooms into standout running back for Abilene High Eagles
Chad Lara began the season tackling ball carriers. He'll finish it running from defenders with the ball — a role he cherishes. Lara began the season as a reserve linebacker. The Abilene High senior didn’t expect much time on the field playing behind Jadrian Carrillo and Caden Rainwater.
Abilene Area Teams in the Texas High School Football Playoffs
The 2023 Texas High School Playoffs are in full swing, and several Abilene area teams are still in it to win it, as regional round action continues. Area teams Hawley, Albany, Abilene High, Stephenville, and Brownwood look to continue their seasons. Here's a closer look at the teams squaring off this week.
“We’ve earn the right to be here”: Abilene High looks forward to facing the powerhouse that is Aledo
ABILENE, Texas (BCH Sports) – The Abilene High Eagles are in the regional finals for the first time since 2011. The seniors on this team were five and six years old the last time this happened. So, what is waiting on them this week?. It’s just defending state champion...
Abilene High defense shines when the pressure is on
ABILENE, Texas (BCH Sports) – Mike Fullen’s Abilene High Eagles are still alive and playing in the regional finals. For the second week in a row, they have a stubborn defense to thank. The Black Shirts were pushed by Justin Northwest three times in the second half, but...
Kaylee Racine signs to play college soccer at McMurry University
Calallen senior Kaylee Racine signed to play college soccer at McMurry University. She's led the Lady Cats to the postseason all three seasons so far.
Hawley’s Keagan Ables growth at quarterback is noticeable every week
Hawley junior quarterback Keagan Ables entered the season as one of the new members on the defending state champion’s offense. It’s working out just fine. So far this season, Ables has thrown for 2,975 yards with 42 touchdown passes. He was green when he started the season, but...
SFA vs. Abilene Christian College Basketball Betting Preview for December 2
Find odds, trends and more for the college hoops matchup between SFA and Abilene Christian on December 2.
Men’s basketball team slam dunk to victory against Abilene Christian University
For the second consecutive game, the men’s basketball team (4-3, 1-0) took on an in-state opponent inside College Park Center. The Mavericks defeated Abilene Christian University 86-71, opening the conference season 1-0. “I'm just super pleased with the way our guys came out and competed tonight,” head coach KT...
Aledo Dominates Abilene, Advances to Semifinals
On Friday night, the Aledo Bearcats faced off against the Abilene Eagles in round 4 of the playoffs at Tarleton Stadium. The Bearcats started off hot and never stopped, with Hauss Hejny throwing for 203 yards on 12 of 21 pass attempts and scoring 2 touchdowns. Hejny also rushed for 100 yards and scored a touchdown on the ground. He connected with Trace Clarkson, who caught 2 passes for 98 yards and a touchdown, and Colton McCoy, who had 3 receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown.
Gallery: Pickleball Club hosts 24-hour tournament with games, prizes and Santa meet-and-greet
The ACU Pickleball Club served up a unique event with their 24-hour Pickleball Tournament. From 3 p.m. on Friday to 3 p.m. on Saturday, participants engaged in matches across various brackets. The club offered hot cocoa, pizza and Insomnia Cookies to guests who attended. Santa made a special appearance for photos and the top of every hour brought exciting twists to the games. Attendees also had the chance to paint their own pickleball paddle.