Top Austin Area Players in Week 9

It was crunch time in Austin this past week as the regular season continues to edge closer to its conclusion. Many of the games had playoff implications in one way or another, and several players rose to the occasion across the area. Here is a look at 12 of the...
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An updated look at the Utah state high school football playoff brackets

SALT LAKE CITY — The opening round of the state high school football playoffs in the books, with a few upsets already making for an interesting postseason. But it's the second round where things start to get good as the teams that earned first-round byes join the fray and contend against the teams with a one-week jumpstart. Will we see more upsets next week?
Lake Charles American Press

Iowa remains unbeaten, Deville interception stops Westlake threat

WESTLAKE — Curtis Deville’s impact on the stat sheet wasn’t as noticeable as usual, but he delivered clutch plays when needed to help Iowa beat 31-28 Friday night in a District 4-3A game. Iowa (8-0, 3-0) will host Lake Charles College Prep (5-3, 3-0) next week in a first-place showdown.
San Marcos Daily Record

San Marcos takes 3-0 sweep over Del Valle on Senior Night

Austin High and Lake Travis sit dominantly at the top of District 26-6A, and Austin Westlake has a sufficient lead in the third spot. San Marcos, despite a substantially better overall record, is in a tight race with Buda Hays for the final playoff spot. The Lady Rattlers brought the...

Westlake Will Oppose Acreage Incorporation At Delegation Meeting

A delegation from the City of Westlake will be on hand to oppose Acreage incorporation efforts by some Indian Trail Improvement District residents when they meet with the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation on Thursday, Oct. 28. “I believe the [ITID group] has done a number of things outside their...

Texas high school football: Week 9 scores

AUSTIN (KXAN/AP) — It’s gut check time in Texas high school football as teams fight for the playoffs and a district championship. After Friday’s games, only two weeks remain in the regular season. The UIL state playoffs start the week of Nov. 12. In District 26-6A, Westlake and Lake Travis remain undefeated in district play, and set for a Nov. 5 collision course at Chaparral Stadium.
Morning Journal

Girls district cross country championships: Clute, Peer run away from the crowd

In a surprise to no one, the girls Division I district championship race came down to Olmsted Fall’s junior Katie Clute and Westlake sophomore Sarah Peer. Clute finished in first place with an impressive time of 18:17.6. Peer was right behind her and finished in 18:20.7. They were the only two girls in the race to break 19.
Morning Journal

High school scoreboard for Oct. 23

Division I Lorain County Community College District. (Top 8 teams and 32 individuals advance to Boardman Regional) Individual qualifiers: 5. Bowlsby, Steele 16:33.1, 10. Perez, Steele 16:42.2, 17. Henry, Avon Lake 16:58.5, 25. Bowman, N. Ridgeville 17:13.1, 28. Dixon, Avon Lake 17:13.7. Division II Lorain County Community College District. (Top...

High school football playoff roundup for Friday, Oct. 22

If not for a Pleasant Grove touchdown in the game’s closing seconds, the Titans would’ve pitched a shutout in their opening-round victory over the Vikings. Kicker Corbin Bodily drilled field goals from 22 and 49 yards to help Syracuse into the second round where it will face Mountain Ridge. Westlake...
Lake Charles American Press

Light’em up: Blazers torch Jennings for 60 points

Lake Charles College Prep used big plays Thursday night to roll by Jennings 60-35, remaining perfect in District 4-3A play. The Trailblazers (5-3, 3-0) scored seven touchdowns over the second and third quarters to pull away from the Bulldogs (2-6, 1-2). Each of the Blazers’ touchdowns covered at least 32...