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Roos shut down Ellison offense in 9-6 loss

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer The Ellison Eagles may have successfully marched 82 yards to the end zone on their first drive of the football game, but the Killeen Kangaroos defensive squad was out to make sure points would be more of a struggle the rest of the night. “We adjusted,” Killeen defensive coordinator

Ellison comes out on top, 9-6

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer It was appropriate that the city’s oldest rivalry was played on a Thursday night because the latest edition of Ellison vs. Killeen was a throwback, too — before teams lit up the scoreboards like they do in the modern high school game. And in a contest where points were

KHS Pep Rally

The Killeen High School student body came together on Thursday to show their common desire for one cause, beating Ellison. The Band, Cheerleaders, Kangarettes, Color Guard, and many others joined the Roo football team on the turf of KHS as the student body yelled from the bleachers of Leo Buckley Stadium. They yelled loudly for

Searcy, Kangaroos take on oldest rival

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer Neil Searcy has served as both defensive coordinator and head coach at Killeen High School on during two different stops, but there has been one constant during that time. You know when the Ellison game is coming up. “This has been a big game for a long time and

Freshman Maroon wins big over Ellison, 26-2

The Killeen Kangaroos freshman team defeated the Ellison Eagles Wednesday night 26-2.  ​ Defensively the Roos were led by free safety Willie McGee.  McGee recorded his 6th and 7th interception of the season.  One of those interceptions McGee returned 100 yards for a touchdown.  Middle linebacker Zion Hayes also returned an interception back for a

Lady Roos beat Heights on 3rd try, bolster postseason chances

Albert Alvarado | Herald staff writer HARKER HEIGHTS — The Killeen Lady Kangaroos had already fallen against the Harker Heights Lady Knights twice this season. Once was a sweep during Bastrop ISD Classic play and the second was a hard-fought 3-2 home loss during the first round of District 12-6A play. Killeen lost the first

Lady Roos ready to make playoff push

– by Albert Alvarado (KDHNEWS) The Killeen Kangaroos made the plays down the stretch to get a hard-earned win over the Shoemaker Lady Grey Wolves on Tuesday night to end a five-game losing streak, but more importantly, the Lady Roos hope it’s the beginning of something bigger. Much like last year, Killeen looks to make

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