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Knights beat Roos, keep playoff hopes alive

by Albert Alvarado – Head coach Jerry Edwards said the Harker Heights Knights usually have good practices during the week, but on Thursday, all the work really shone through. Taquan Berry led the way with 110 yards rushing and the opening touchdown as Harker Heights got off to a quick start and cruised to

Roos in must-win scenario vs. Heights

Neil Searcy said that everyone may know what Harker Heights’ record is, but the Kangaroos can’t afford to get too overconfident. Killeen is in need of a win tonight to get things going and make a playoff push. “We haven’t been setting the world on fire ourselves so we can’t afford to take anyone for

Roos scoring drive vs. Midway brings optimism

HEWITT — All night long the Killeen Kangaroos offense was looking for a big play to help get something going against the Waco Midway Panthers. It finally happened on their first drive of the fourth quarter. On a wet, cool night, sophomore quarterback Marcellus Johnson engineered an 80-yard touchdown drive in Killeen’s 49-10 loss to

Harris Returns to Help Kangaroos

HEWITT — When Killeen senior KJ Harris was asked to go from playing defensive tackle full-time and fill in at right guard for Killeen’s road game at Waco Midway, he gladly did it. After all, it was just 35 days prior to last Friday’s 49-10 setback at Panther Stadium that his future was unclear for

Former Roo makes Suns

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer Cory Jefferson had the best game of his career against the Phoenix Suns. Now he hopes to establish himself with them. The former Killeen High and Baylor University star made the cut and will be on Phoenix’s 14-man roster when the Suns open their season. “Just a blessing in

Killeen falls to Panthers on road

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer HEWITT — The scoreboard may not show it, but Killeen head football coach Neil Searcy said the team showed improvement in a road loss to District 12-6A leading Waco Midway on Friday. Particularly when you consider that starting quarterback Kenny Arnold and wide receiver Quemasi Brown both missed the

Relaxed Roos hope to upset Midway

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer The Killeen Kangaroos are going into Friday on a two-game District 12-6A slide, but if there is any pressure, the team isn’t showing it. Instead they plan on going into Panther Stadium loose knowing they have nothing to lose when they take on district-leading Midway. “We’re going to go

Kangarette Kids Camp this Weekend

The Kangarette Kids Camp is this weekend, October 24th!! Don’t let your kids miss out on this super fun opportunity to work with the award winning Killeen HS Kangarettes! All information for this camp can be accessed by emailing  Please feel free to contact her if you have any questions. We are so excited to work

AquaRoos Strong in the Pool

The KHS AquaRoos competed in the KISD Monster Mash Swim meet this past weekend. The girls team placed third overall beating both the  Ellison and Shoemaker girls teams, while the boys team placed fourth in front of Ellison. Overall scores place the Killeen High team second within KISD. On the girls team, Bailey Sanders carried

Lady Roos get key volleyball victory over Ellison Madison Sapp had 15 digs and 24 assists to help the Killeen High volleyball team sweep Ellison 25-19, 25-22, 27-25 on Friday night at KHS. The Lady Roos’ win avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Eagles this season. The win helps Killeen’s (22-16) playoff chances as the Lady Roos improved to 4-6 in