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Roos are District Track Champions!

The KHS Boys Track team were crowned district 8-6A Champions last night at Belton HS. Congratulations to all the athletes. Hard work pays off!

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Wright Example

by CJ Berryman Shakim Wright’s high school days are coming to a close. As an athlete, the Killeen senior accomplished a lot. He was named to the all-district first team at defensive end in 2015 and 2016, and he reached the state wrestling meet each of the last three years — the most recent of […]

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Roo Baseball Drops Game to Belton

kdhpressbox.com BELTON — Despite an 8-0 win over Killeen on Tuesday night, first-year Belton baseball coach Mark Krueger wasn’t overly impressed with his Tigers’ performance in their District 8-6A matchup at Tiger Field. Kangaroos starter Bo Buckley (2-1) struggled from the start and left with the bases loaded and no outs in the second inning. […]

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Killeen’s Bobby Smith Throws Shot out of the Pit

KDHpressbox.com The Roos finished third with 99 points in the 12-team meet. Bobby Smith captured another impressive sweep of the throwing events, taking the discus (175-0) and shot put (57-10) by large margins, much as he did in Copperas Cove’s meet a week earlier. The Belton Shotput Pit stopped at 55 feet, causing the officals […]

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Lady Roos win 8-6A softball opener 4-3

KDHPressbox.com Destiny Allen was 2 for 2 and scored twice and the Killeen High softball team held off Shoemaker 4-3 for a victory in their District 8-6A opener Tuesday at KHS. Killeen led 4-0 before the Lady Wolves broke the shutout with a two-run homer in the sixth inning. Shoemaker added another run in the […]

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WRESTLING: Roos’ Wright Finishes 4th in State

Wright, wrestling for the third time at the state meet — but healthy for the first time — relished the opportunity to take the mat at 100 percent and give it his all in the boys 195-pound weight class. At the end of the day Saturday, he stood on the podium in fourth place. Wright […]

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Roos Back at Yoga

Nikki from “Be and Let Be Yoga” worked with Kangaroo Football and Track athletes as the sun peeked over Leo Buckley Stadium Wednesday morning. The extra stretching is needed, as the Roos have been hard at work in the weight room, getting ready for the 2017 season. “We want to develop the full student athlete, […]

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Killeen Wins Cove Track Meet

KDHPressbox.com Killeen High scored a 37-point victory in the boys meet despite not winning any of the relays. The Roos won with exceptional depth, particularly in the field events. Bobby Smith led a 1-3-4 Roos showing in the shot put. His top heave of 61-3 won by more than 16 feet. Smith also dominated in […]

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Lady Longhorns end Lady Roos’ season

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer HILLSBORO — It just wasn’t in the cards for Killeen on Tuesday. The Lady Kangaroos uncharacteristically committed 24 turnovers, were outrebounded 33-25 and fell 55-50 to Cedar Hill in the bi-district round of the Class 6A playoffs. Killeen held a 29-27 lead over the Lady Longhorns at halftime, but […]

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Dawgs, Roos vying for final spot

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer Harker Heights has had problems holding onto fourth-quarter leads this season, and they almost saw another one get away Friday at Killeen. The Kangaroos trailed 46-30 with around six minutes left in the final period, but stormed back to within one point with just under a minute left. Dillon […]

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