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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 […]

Lady Roos beat Cove for 3 Way District Title

Clay Whittington | Herald staff writer COPPERAS COVE — Jacen Moore does not feel like Killeen won the district championship. She feels the Lady Kangaroos earned it. After helping the program finish atop the standings in each of the previous two seasons, Moore captured the third district title of her career as Killeen defeated Copperas […]

Lady Roos edge No. 16 Midway

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer Killeen kept the streak going Tuesday night. In unfriendly confines at No. 16 Waco Midway, the Lady Kangaroos earned a gritty 38-37 victory to resume their District 8-6A slate and run their current winning streak to 12. Killeen (17-8, 4-0 8-6A), trailing 14-7 after one quarter of play, outscored […]

Surging Lady Roos defend tourney title

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer Killeen did it again. On Friday at the 23rd annual G.M. Blackman Tournament in Bastrop, the Lady Kangaroos repeated as champions with a 49-46 victory over No. 12 Round Rock Cedar Ridge in the title game. Killeen also beat Cedar Ridge to win last year’s tournament, and head coach […]

Moore’s work in the paint helps Lady Roos

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer LEANDER — While she might not put up eye-popping numbers in the scoring department, Jacen Moore does a lot of the dirty work around the basket for Killeen. The senior did that and then some in a nondistrict tilt Monday afternoon against Leander. She registered five points, 17 rebounds […]

Ke’Aunna Johnson signs with Tarleton

by Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer On April 19, Killeen High School senior Ke’Aunna Johnson was in Stephenville, competing with 24 other invited basketball recruits at Tarleton State University. “It was interesting what happened with Ke’Aunna,” said Misty Wilson, Tarleton’s third-year head coach. “We had watched her play against the other high school students […]

Williams is ‘a coach’s dream’

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer Killeen High School senior Carmen Williams was the type of basketball player that kept opposing coaches up at night. When looking at film of the Lady Roos, you’d see this 5-foot- 6 guard outfighting and outhustling forwards and posts for a critical rebound. Look at more film and there’s […]


Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer The date was Feb. 23. Richardson was facing Killeen at Waco High School. A berth in the Sweet 16 was at stake. Richardson had Dorian Branch, a senior forward, a University of Houston signee. Richardson had Arleighshya McElroy, a senior guard and Texas A&M signee. And Richardson, with 4:23 […]

Lady Roos’ Harston earns all-state honor

Jordan Mason | Herald staff writer Killeen head coach Latisha Williams said she didn’t know what to expect out of Tia Harston after Harston had surgery to repair a torn meniscus at the end of August. What she got was an all-state player. Harston was named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All State 6A […]

No. 7 Lady Roos fall to No. 3 Dekaney

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer Killeen Daily Herald Posted on Feb 27, 2016 by Allan Mandell DALLAS — It will be a long, long time before supporters of Killeen’s athletic programs forget head coach Latisha Williams’ 2015-16 Lady Roos basketball team. In mid-December, Killeen entered District 12-6A play with an 18-4 record. ……..continue reading […]

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