It was a big moment for Washington receiver Steven Sims, as the Travis product scored his first touchdown in the National Football League on Sunday.
In the first quarter of the Redskins’ game against New England, Sims took an end-around play and juked a couple of Patriot defenders before bursting down the right sideline for a 65-yard touchdown run. It was Washington’s only score of the game as the Patriots defeated the Redskins, 33-7.
Sims, an undrafted free agent from Kansas, now has four carries for 81 yards along with five receptions for 28 yards.
Washington is at Miami this Sunday.
Montgomery forfeits game vs. Huntsville
A key game in District 10-5A DII, the district that Lamar Consolidated is in, has been forfeited due to a hazing investigation.
Montgomery will forfeit its game set for Friday against Huntsville as the school district continues to look into a possible hazing incident that was handed over to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office last Friday.
Huntsville will try to find a replacement team for this Friday, while Montgomery will move to 1-5 overall and 0-3 in district play.
There is no word if Montgomery will play next week against Cleveland.
Lamar plays at Huntsville next Friday and hosts Montgomery on Oct. 25.
Former LCISD district foe Port Lavaca Calhoun also forfit a District 15-5A DII 55-7 win over Alice last week after playing ineligible player.
George Ranch boy’s hoops to play in San Antonio
The George Ranch boy’s basketball team will participate in the Alamo City Hoops Classic on Nov. 15 and 16 in San Antonio. The Longhorns will open the tournament against San Antonio Jubilee as they face several other teams from across the state.
For more information about the event, go to www.alamocityhoops.com.
Former Falcon Krieger leads SHSU
Former Foster volleyball star Catherine Krieger sent home a match-high 13 kills and the Sam Houston State Bearkats swept their way past New Orleans, 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-16) on Thursday night.
The Kats remained unbeaten in the Southland Conference with the win, the first match on their home floor since the opening weekend of the season. SHSU had three players finish with at least eight kills on the night, led by Krieger’s 13. The freshman needed just 22 swings to reach that mark, hitting .455 for the match as part of a Bearkat offense that hit .279 as a team.
Former Needville receiver Brad Rozner had three catches for 27 yards, including a four-yard touchdown catch for Rice in the Owls’ 35-20 loss at UAB… Travis soccer player Isabella Rivera verbally committed to play next season at the University of St. Thomas… Travis swimmer Niya Holster had her swine named Grand Champion at the Fort Bend County Fair last week.