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Jeff Banks plays big on ESPN

Killeen graduate Jeff Banks made some plays for Texas State in a loss to Georgia State at Bobcats Stadium. The loss knocked Texas State (2-7) down to 1-4 in Sun Belt Conference play and eliminates the Bobcats from bowl contention. Banks had a tackle for loss against Georgia State (3-6, 2-3). Texas State hosts Louisiana-Monroe

Former Roo Robertson contributes at OSU

Former Killeen Kangaroo Deric Robertson played in the Cowboys’ comeback win over the Cyclones in Ames, Iowa. The win helped OSU (10-0, 7-0) take sole possession of the Big 12 lead. The Cowboys overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat Iowa State (3-7, 2-5). OSU looks to keep the Big 12 lead when it hosts

Lady Roos bowler Amanda Morgan signs with Prairie View A&M

Killeen senior Amanda Morgan signed her letter of intent Saturday to attend Prairie View A&M on an athletic/academics scholarship. Morgan has been the top girls’ bowler at Killeen over the past three years. “I loved the fact their coach, Glenn White, was really interested in me and really cared about my bowling,” Morgan said. “It

AquaRoos Roadtrip

The KHS AquaRoos traveled to UT on Friday and Temple on Saturday to swim and dive. Top swimmers of the weekend were Joshua Sanchez , Arthur Velishka, Lourdes Aguilar and D’Andra Bundick for setting new personal records!  Our girls team tied with Harker Heights for points scored, and beat Ellison and Shoemaker on Friday, and

Kangaroos, Grey Wolves each eager for rivalry game

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer The regular season finale between the Killeen Kangaroos and Shoemaker Grey Wolves may have no effect on the District 12-6A standings or playoff implications for either team, but don’t call this game meaningless. “We’ve just got to be on our game, we need to make sure we execute at

Peyton Searcy Makes Impact in First Year

Former KHS football player and current TX A&M- Commerce defensive lineman Peyton Searcy has been an active part of the #8 Lions defensive line in his first year. He has 14 total tackles, with one sack on the season and has been a large part of the success seen this year in Commerce. The nationally ranked, #8 Lions

Roos looking to send seniors out on a winning note

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer The Killeen Kangaroos lost their fourth consecutive District 12-6A contest Thursday after falling to Harker Heights 38-10. Killeen was missing some of its key offensive players and managed just 141 yards of offense, led by running back Isaac Tolbert who had 39 yards on four carries, with 35 coming

AquaRoos compete at Midway

The KHS AquaRoos traveled to Midway this past weekend to compete. The girls top scorer was Bailey Sanders who placed 8th in the 50 free and 4th in the 100 back. Joshua Sanchez placed 9th in the 50 free and 100 fly. Dillon Ramsey placed 8th in the 100 back. The boys 200 medley relay

Lights Out Pep Rally Rocks KHS

Killeen High School spirit was at an all time high during the Lights Out Pep Rally held Thursday before the Harker Heights football game. All students in attendance paid 2 dollars to attend with donations being made to the United Way. (OVER $2,000!!!) With glow lights and black lights everywhere, Coach Sterling led the event as the MC.

Boys Basketball Tryout Information

If you are interested in playing for the KHS Basketball team, tryouts will be Saturday, November 7 @ 8 :00 AM in the KHS main gym.  Tryouts are for all levels: varsity, JV, and freshman.  REMEMBER: You may only tryout if you have a physical on file with the Athletic department.  If you have any