Friday night was a big one for the Crandall Pirates. It was the team’s first game on their own turf since August, their district opener against the undefeated Mabank Panthers, and their most well-attended game of the season: homecoming.
Following a bye week for Kaufman and Crandall and a 38-28 loss to Edgewood for Scurry-Rosser, high school football teams across the county have reached the halfway point of their regular seasons. And for any of them to see the postseason, the second half of the regular season will need to go…
After a pre-game Homecoming performance by the Kaufman High School Marching Lions, the Lion football team went in search of its first win of the season for the 2019 Homecoming game.
Last week’s competition marked another in a lengthening string of successful outings for the Kaufman High School cross country team.
The Kaufman teams have had a particularly strong season so far, and have continued to build off of their momentum built up in pre-district play.
Austyn Booth motored to a fast finish in Saturday’s Crandall Pirate Cross County Invitational, winning the 5K race with a time of 17:16.06. Overall, the boys team took third at the meet with 95 points, behind Wills Point, which took the team title, and Cristo Rey Dallas in second place.
The Kaufman Lions’ early season struggles continued Friday night as they lost their district opener to the Ennis Lions.
At a 16-5 record heading into district play, the Scurry-Rosser Wildcat volleyball team is off to a strong start in its 2019 season.
In the home-opening game for the Kaufman Lions on Friday, the Crandall Pirates took the ball and ran with it.
It was a tough start to the season for the Lions as they traveled to Tyler Rose Stadium to take a 45-10 loss to the Lindale Eagles. This week, the Lions hope to reset as they prepare for their game with old rivals the Crandall Pirates in a Kaufman County dustup this Friday.
Coming off of a bi-district championship season, the Scurry-Rosser Wildcat volleyball team is in a bit of a rebuilding stage.
Following last year's 3-6 season and staring down the same tough district with a lot of younger players manning both sides of the ball, the Scurry-Rosser Wildcats will have to work a lot harder to make the postseason than many other Kaufman County teams.
The Kaufman High School volleyball team is riding high following its first win of the season over Grand Saline last week.
After making it to the postseason in their debut season on the 5A stage, the Kaufman Lion football team is looking to transition into another successful year with head coach Jeramy Burleson remaining at the helm.
The Kaufman tennis team kicked off the season with a tough week of play.
With 11 straight district championships under their belt, the number one thing on every Kaufman cross country runner’s mind is making it to number 12.
While the Crandall Pirates have looked good in their first two weeks of football practice this year, there’s “1,000 miles to go” before the end of the season and post-season play, Head Coach Joe Cary told his players last week as the team was preparing for the Aug. 30 opener against Chapel H…
With six strong upperclassmen on the boys team, and two seniors leading the girls, Coach D.J. Hammond foresees a strong season this year for Crandall tennis.
Losing six seniors is tough, but first-year Crandall volleyball coach Alley Lovern believes she has enough depth on her bench this year, along with some seasoned seniors, to improve on last year’s 5-5 district record.
The Crandall cross country team has a singular goal this season – qualify both the boys and girls teams for the state meet on Nov. 9 in Round Rock.
The Kaufman Cross Country team unofficially participated in the Dallas Running Club 3x2 mile relay event last week.
Several Kaufman High School athletes competed in the regional track meet last Friday and Saturday. Christian Rivera took second in both the 1600m and 3200m races, qualifying for the state track meet in both events. Meanwhile, Ellie Galan took sixth in the 3200m for the girls as Alondra Campa…
Kaufman High School held its fall sports banquet last week.
The Kaufman Lions varsity boys basketball team headed into district play last week with a 51-48 win over Crandall on Monday, Dec. 17.
Three Kaufman High School seniors signed letters of intent last Wednesday to play college sports. It was the first early signing day for 2019 graduates. Trey Collier will be play football at the University of Tulsa, left. Rebekah Pasquinelli signed to play volleyball at the University of Mar…
The 2018-19 Kaufman Lady Lions varsity girls basketball team includes, back from left, Coach Randi Haynes, Lexi Wrenn-2, Kyla West-33, Nicole Blevins-15, Kayla Sellers-34; and, front, Kylee Sisson-5, Jasmine Sellers-30, Avery Gunter-22 and Bre Saucedo-1.
Scurry-Rosser boys varsity basketball team got a dominant win over Dallas A Plus on Friday, Dec. 14.
Kaufman boys head into district basketball Friday after a pair of wins last week.
Twelve boys and 12 girls varsity basketball teams will be in Kaufman Dec. 27-28 for the annual Kaufman Holiday Tournament.
The host teams placed second in the middle school and high school divisions of the Kaufman Winter Invitational Archery Tournament Dec. 8, and Kaufman Christian School won the elementary division. Scurry-Rosser was the top middle school team.
The Kaufman Lady Lions opened district play last Tuesday night with a 42-29 victory over the Terrell Lady Tigers and lost to Mesquite Poteet 45-28 on Friday.
Kaufman Junior High basketball teams faced off against Royse City last Thursday night to open district play.
Scurry-Rosser varsity boys trailed most of the night but pulled ahead in the final minute last Tuesday to take a 58-56 basketball win over Wills Points.
Kaufman junior high boys basketball teams have kicked off the 2018-19 season and played games last week against Ennis.
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The Kaufman Lions won their two opening games in the Brownsboro tournament over the weekend and wound up in the third place game, where they were edged by a 12-1 Royse City team, 56-50.
Kaufman went 2-3 in the Edgewood Tournament Thursday through Saturday in the Lady Lions’ final basketball tune up for district play, which began Tuesday.
The Kaufman Lions won four of five games over a three-day stretch last week to improve to 5-5 on the season.
Kaufman Lady Lions started the week with a two-point overtime loss to Wills Point and rallied to win two games in the Wills Point tournament, avenging the loss to the host team.
Kaufman’s first foray into the world of Class 5A Texas football, that resulted in a runnerup finish in District 8-5A, has yielded recognition for the Lions in all-district voting.
Two members of the 2018 Kaufman Lady Lions volleyball team have been named first-team all-district in 13-5A. Two others made the second team and two are honorable mention. Ten were named to the all-academic team.
Scurry-Rosser varsity boys got a tough win over Grand Saline, 65-63, on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
The Kaufman Lady Lions moved to 4-1 on the season, splitting pre-holiday games last week with Crandall and Caddo Mills.
An old outdoors writer one wrote that his health was always better in the fall. I have thankfully been blessed with good health throughout my life, but I must agree, I always do feel better with the onset of cooler weather.
Scurry-Rosser varsity boys opened the 2018-19 basketball season with two wins.
The Kaufman fishing team posted a second place overall in the team division at Lake Fork on Nov. 10, missing first place by mere ounces to Royce City.
Though the official high school cross country season was completed with the running of the state championships in early November, Kaufman runners continue to fine-tune their skills.
The Kaufman varsity girls basketball team has opened the 2018-19 season 3-0.
Kaufman’s journey into the Class 5A playoffs was short-lived as the Lions lost to Lucas Lovejoy 45-29 in a bidistrict match Friday that featured almost 1,100 yards of offense.
The Kaufman tennis team hosted the Fall Festival Tournament on Nov. 6 (junior varsity) and Nov. 9 (varsity).
Kaufman’s first 5A high school football playoff game will be held in Kaufman, thanks to a new rule that gives higher seeds the home field advantage in the first round.