The Keller school district’s score in the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) dropped from an “A” to a “B” after Texas Education Agency officials changed the measures to more closely mirror corporate standards, according to Keller district administrators.
When the Colleyville Heritage football team meets Denton Ryan this Saturday in the playoffs, their foe, Denton Ryan, will be led by the former coach of their district arch rival, Grapevine. And Dave Henigan’s squad may simply have too much talent for the Panthers to advance. - The Lonnquist Notes
To describe the catch probably wouldn’t do it any justice. Gavin Holmes of the Justin Northwest football team said he was doing his job. That’s what game-changers do. In the first quarter against Aledo on Oct. 28, quarterback Prince Mavula found Holmes near the Aledo sideline.
The Keller Central girls basketball team is heading into the season with a lot of youth and inexperience, and coach Jennifer Crawford said this year should allow the Lady Chargers to build a solid foundation for the future.
Keller’s girls basketball team has already notched one tournament championship and is working toward a second. After the Flower Mound tournament, which concluded before the holiday, Keller is now preparing for a treacherous slate of games and a bit of a taste of the southern hemisphere.
The football playoff teams of tomorrow are already being groomed in local middle schools, before the athletes grow their first whiskers. At Keller’s Hillwood Middle School, for example, the seventh grade A team went undefeated at 8-0 while the B team posted a 7-1 mark.
A whirlwind of recruiting activity has surrounded two area boys basketball standouts, Keller’s R.J. Nembhard and Richland’s C.J. Roberts, for three years. Now that they’ve each signed with colleges, they can focus on enjoying their final year of high school.
Few positions require an almost arrogant confidence and short memory like playing defensive back. On the Keller Central football team, the secondary boasted a healthy enough dose of both along with talent to help the Chargers forge into the playoffs.
The Keller girls basketball team won a district championship last season, and coach Doug Sporrer said the Lady Indians should be in for another good year. Over at Keller Fossil Ridge, coach Stacy Henson said her job is to guide a young team that will have to get up to speed quickly.
Students at Chisholm Trail Intermediate School paid tribute to veterans in a ceremony Nov. 10. One of the longest-running Veterans Day events in the Keller school district, the Chisholm Trail Intermediate program featured songs, poems, a special guest speaker retired from the Navy and honoring veterans and active duty military members in attendance.