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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

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