Killeen Boys Varsity Basketball

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Free throws lift Roos over Cove 69-66 by Clay Whittington

Killeen made free throws when it had to. Trailing 66-65 with less than a minute remaining in the District 12-6A opener, the Kangaroos were not perfect at the charity stripe, but they made enough to escape Copperas Cove with a victory. Killeen (6-3, 1-0) closed the game with four unanswered points as Mike House connected

Killeen beats 5A-No. 7 Pflugerville Connally, 66-61 by Clay Whittington

It was a long process. Killeen found itself in an immediate hole Monday afternoon, allowing visiting Pflugerville Connally, ranked seventh in Class 5A, to score 10 of the game’s first 12 points. For the majority of the contest’s duration, the Kangaroos chased the Cougars, trimming the deficit but rarely erasing it. Continue at

Killeen Boys, Girls get ready for SA Central

by Felisa Cardenas photo by Andy Zavoina It’s back to District 8-6A basketball action for Killeen as the Kangaroos and Lady Kangaroos will face San Angelo Central on Friday night. The Lady Roos ​aim to get back to winning and improve their 3-1 district standing after losing to No. 21 Waco Midway before the holiday break.

Roos Finish 2nd at B.B. Classic

by Felisa Cardenas/KDH News Killeen took on Bryan Rudder in the Bo Burgess Classic Thursday morning, inching past the Rangers behind 24 points from senior Montego Muckelvaney and junior Cortez Ivie to win 68-66. The win propelled the Kangaroos to a second-place showing in the annual tournament. If the first four minutes of play against

Ex-Roo Tre Nichols in Saudi Premier League

Tre Nichols is somewhere he never expected, but there is nowhere he would rather be. For the previous three seasons, the former Killeen standout cemented himself as one of the Western Australian State Basketball League’s elite talents. An all-star in each of his campaigns and the league’s leading scorer in 2016, Nichols was in an

Dawgs, Roos vying for final spot

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer Harker Heights has had problems holding onto fourth-quarter leads this season, and they almost saw another one get away Friday at Killeen. The Kangaroos trailed 46-30 with around six minutes left in the final period, but stormed back to within one point with just under a minute left. Dillon

Kangaroos, Knights continue rivalry

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer Killeen saved its season Tuesday night. Behind T.J. Robinson’s 18 points, the Kangaroos earned a 56-49 overtime win over Copperas Cove to even up with the Bulldawgs for the fourth seed in District 8-6A. But it wasn’t just Killeen’s season that was rescued. The win over Copperas Cove also

Kangaroos split games

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer After drubbing Class 5A Bastrop Cedar Creek 61-32 to open the Bo Burgess Classic Tuesday morning, Killeen looked to improve to 2-0 on the day with an upset win over Houston Redemption Christian Academy in the afternoon. However, with the Kangaroos leading 39-33 early in the third quarter, Redemption

Killeen defeats Harker Heights

C.J. Berryman | Herald staff writer he Killeen and Harker Heights boys got a reprieve from District 8-6A play over the holiday break, but the two schools didn’t take a break. Each competed Tuesday and Wednesday in the second annual Bo Burgess Classic. Harker Heights defeated Austin Eastside Memorial 75-44 before falling to Class 5A