State soccer roundup
Shaq’s former high school in San Antonio was honored Saturday in Austin.
Boys state basketball
The Bears will try to win their 23rd straight TAPPS girls soccer state title.
Softball: Birdville 13, Saginaw 2
Houston Yates 86, Kennedale 79
Madison advanced to its fourth state final since 2009.
Defending state champion Dallas Madison could loom in the state final if the Wildcats can beat No. 3-ranked Houston Yates.
The team’s leaders helped maintain focus when the coach was out on maternity leave.
The nation’s top unsigned recruit made unofficial visits to SMU and Texas A&M in the past week.