Justin Northwest football player and discus thrower Caden McDonald enjoys the self-accountability of track and field. But if he wants to continue to throw the discus in college, he’ll have to compete as an independent. - The Lonnquist Notes
The bi-district round of girls soccer playoff games get underway this week, and Justin Northwest, Haslet Eaton, Trophy Club Nelson, Keller, Keller Timber Creek and Keller Central are poised for Thursday kickoffs.
When you ask Kevin Golden about 2018 wide receiver Erik Ezukanma, he’ll answer with his own question. “Have you ever seen him play?” the Keller Timber Creek head football coach asked. “He’s the most exciting player I think I’ve ever coached. And I’ve been coaching for a while.” - The Lonnquist Notes
The Justin Northwest girls soccer team has wrapped up a playoff spot and has done so with a balanced effort that includes a stout defensive unit. The Lady Texans had six shutouts in district competition heading into Friday’s game against Haslet Eaton, and sweeper Tayler Schott has certainly done her part.
When the Keller Indians boys basketball team began its playoff run on Feb. 21 against Mansfield, many weren’t sold. Sure, the Indians won, 60-44. But they were supposed to win. After defeating Odessa Permian in the area round, something changed.
A win in January can help lead a team end up playing games in March. Justin Northwest boys basketball coach Mike Hatch has pointed to his team’s 65-52 victory at Saginaw Chisholm Trail on Jan. 6 as the result that changed the mindset for his squad.
With hundreds of media questions pointed their way leading up to and following their state semifinal losses, we posed just five questions to Justin Northwest head boys basketball coach Mike Hatch and Keller head coach Randall Durant.