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Lady Roos Remain Focused

By Travis Martinez | Herald Correspondent Killeen Daily Herald | 0 comments HARKER HEIGHTS — Killeen head coach Latisha Williams was concerned about this game after the Lady Roos wrapped up the District 12-6A title Tuesday night. In the end, the Lady Roos had no problem with Harker Heights (13-16,1-10) Friday night on the road, wining

All Teams Schedule: Week of February 8 – February 14

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Killeen High School, February 8 – February 14 MONDAY February 08, 2016 No events happening TUESDAY February 09, 2016 7:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Shoemaker High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY February 10, 2016 No events happening THURSDAY February 11, 2016 No events happening FRIDAY February 12, 2016

Julian, Mosley, Ponce make leap to college ball

Jordan Mason | Herald staff writer Killeen Daily Herald by Jordan Mason Killeen senior Darrius Mosley admitted he was hiding how he really felt Thursday. Being a part of the Roos’ signing day ceremony was a dream come true for he and teammates Luis Ponce Chinea and Brandon Julian. But even that feeling didn’t compare

Midway 55, Killeen 54

by Wacotrib.com Staff Report At Midway, the Panthers pulled out a tight 12-6A win over the Kangaroos, a victory that could prove crucial in their hunt for the playoffs. Midway improves to 17-12 overall and 5-4 in the district and remains in a tie for third place with Ellison. Midway swept Killeen on the season,

12-6A ROO-PEAT!

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer They did things the old-fashioned way. They earned it. And they earned it as a team. The host Killeen Lady Roos defeated Waco Midway on Tuesday, 48-44, upping their District 12-6A record to 10-0 — and clinching their second consecutive district championship. Killeen (28-4) trailed 13-8 after one quarter,

12-6A BOYS SOCCER: Tigers edge Roos 2-1

By Edward Isaacs | FME News Service BELTON — The Belton boys soccer team had opportunity after opportunity to score Tuesday night against district foe Killeen at Wilson-Kerzee Field. All but two of those chances went for naught, but it was still enough to get past the Kangaroos, 2-1. With the win, Belton improves to

Killeen boys upend Ellison 67-60

By Travis Martinez | Herald Correspondent The last time Ellison and Killeen met back on Jan. 5, Ellison won by 22, but on Friday night at Killeen High, it was a different story. The Roos (7-16, 2-6) used a strong second-half surge to come from behind to defeat Ellison 67-60. “We’re just happy to get

ALLAN MANDELL: Lady Roos climbing ladder to success

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer Get the ladder out. But don’t talk too much about it. “It’s in the back somewhere,” said Killeen Lady Roos head coach Latisha Williams, regarding the gymnasium’s ladder. “But I only want us speaking about things that are, for sure, happening. We know we have a big game on

CRU’S DOUBLE ROOS

By Travis Martinez Two former Killeen Kangaroos are making a name for themselves at the collegiate level. Freshmen Demarius Cress and junior Shon Lewis are both student-athletes at Mary Hardin-Baylor and have thrived both on and off the court. As of Jan. 24, Cress is averaging 14.6 points per game and is second on the

Johnson earns Player of the Week award

Allan Mandell | Herald staff writer Here’s the bottom line about Killeen senior forward Ke’Aunna Johnson when she plays defense. She wants to stop you from scoring more than you want to score. Nothing complicated. It’s simple. Johnson is completely, totally driven toward stopping any foe from getting a quality shot, making a smooth pass