Killeen Boys Varsity Basketball

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Belton Tops Killeen By Greg Wille

BELTON — Having coached Killeen for a successful seven-season run, first-year Belton boys basketball coach Jason Fossett admitted that it was “surreal” to compete against the Kangaroos and that it wasn’t ideal to beat his old program for the Tigers’ first district win. But after Belton’s youthful team lost its first two District 12-6A games, Fossett

No. 15 Wolves rally to beat Roos by Felisa Cardenas

Jalen Childs found his sweet spot on the outside as he dropped five 3s in the third quarter for No. 15 Shoemaker en route to a 76-59 comeback victory over the Killeen Kangaroos on Tuesday night. It was a back and forth battle at the start, but Killeen (6-7, 1-1) quickly pulled ahead to lead

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