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As the temperatures dropped Friday night, the Ducks losing streak rose and now stands, dating back to last season, at seven games. The Ducks were unable to hang with district powerhouse leader Canyon Lake falling 41-7 at the Duck Pond. At 0-6 (0-1) Taylor’s hopes of a playoff berth continue …

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At 9:17 p.m. on Friday night, the stadium lights finally lit the rain-soaked field, allowing the Granger Lions and the Iola Bulldogs to begin play. The Lions would win their first conference game of the season one minute before midnight after rushing for a total of 362 yards and making 24 fi…

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A day after cooler weather, temperatures were back in the 90’s but that did not deter the back-to-back District Champion Taylor Ducks tennis team. They were back on the court Thursday afternoon, October 10 preparing for their postseason matchup against the winner of the matchup between Lampa…

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Thorndale’s potent slot-T offense rolled up 295 yards on the ground Friday night as the Bulldogs handed the Thrall Tigers (4-3, 1-2) a 36-13 setback.

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At 9:17 p.m. on Friday night, the stadium lights finally lit the rain-soaked field, allowing the Granger Lions and the Iola Bulldogs to begin play. The Lions would win their first conference game of the season one minute before midnight after rushing for a total of 362 yards and making 24 fi…

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A day after cooler weather, temperatures were back in the 90’s but that did not deter the back-to-back District Champion Taylor Ducks tennis team. They were back on the court Thursday afternoon, October 10 preparing for their postseason matchup against the winner of the matchup between Lampa…

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This past Tuesday night the Lady Ducks volleyball team was in action against at home against Salado. In four hard sets Taylor fell to the Lady Eagles 3-1 22-25; 22-25; 25-16; 22-25.

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For the second time this season Thorndale defeated the Tigerettes. A 25-18, 25-15, 21-25, 25-18 setback that moved Thorndale closer to the district title.

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The Taylor Team Tennis ended their regular season of play Monday, October 7 at home against  Cameron.  The Ducks defeated the Yomen 17-2 in their final District match for the 2019 season. Taylor ended with a 3-0 record as the District Champs for the second consecutive year.

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Despite suffering injuries at key positions for the second consecutive week, the Lions raced past the Hays-Johnson Jaguars for a Homecoming victory. The Lions rushed for a total of 354 yards, leading them to a final score of 42-27 on Friday night, moving them to 4-2 on the season.

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Hearne’s Micah Smith three for 466 yards and four touchdowns and added another score on the ground as the Eagles defeated the Thrall Tigers 48-25 Friday night.

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This past Wednesday, October 2 Taylor track star Fred Kerley was on the other side of the world in Doha, Qatar at the Khalifa International Stadium, where he advanced to the finals at the IAAF World Championships winning his 400m semifinal heat in 44.25.

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The Taylor Ducks Cross Country team was in action this past Friday September 20 at Giddings at Camp Tejas Retreat Camp. The course for the runners was a challenging one but they still remained competitive throughout.

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The Taylor Lady Ducks volleyball team took to the court Tuesday night at Pflugerville Connally and were unable to extend their two-game win streak falling in three straight sets 25-13; 25-9; 25-14

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It was a rocky start for the Lady Lions, losing the first set 23-25. However, they quickly found their footing winning 3 of 4 sets against the Milano Lady Eagles 23-25, 26-24, 25-20, and 25-19 on Tuesday night putting them at 18-6 for the season.

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Thrall’s Tigerttes (22-10, 4-1 District) struggled to take the first set against the Mumford Lady Mustangs team, but then cruised to a sweep to the win.  The win keeps them in the hunt for their seventh straight district title.

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Homecoming ended bittersweet for the Ducks Friday night at The Pond. In a game that could’ve went either way, the Ducks found themselves on the losing end falling 24-21 to the Salado Eagles.

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The Thrall Tigers improved to 3-1 on the season with a dismantling of the Hico Tigers 47-13 Friday, September 20. It seems road games work in the Tigers favor this season as they are undefeated away from Tiger Stadium.

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The Granger Lions football team experienced their first defeat of the season in an overtime battle that ended 35-37 Friday night. While the Lion’s running game put up solid numbers with 326 rushing yards, their pass offense only yielded 54 passing yards.

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Championships aren’t built overnight, very rarely do personnel come in and win automatically. After an 0-3 start the Taylor Ducks football season under first year Head Coach Robert Little is beginning to look like a season headed south.

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The Thrall Tigerettes (20-10 overall, 2-1 District 25-2A) bounced back from Saturday’s district loss with win over the Milano Lady Eagles Tuesday night 25-18, 25-13, 25-18.

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The Taylor Ducks tennis team was in action Thursday September 19 at Lampasas in which the team walked away winning seven matches.

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The Granger Lady Lions took down the Holland Hornets in three sets (25-13, 25-16, 25-12)Tuesday September 17 on the road to improve to 16-6 on the season and 2-1 in district play.

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GIDDINGS – Behind a gargantuan offensive line featuring a trio of 300-pounders, the Giddings Buffaloes rushed for 303 yards and four touchdowns as they trampled the Taylor Ducks 44-0 on Friday night.

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Last Friday, September 13, the Granger Lions offense came to play, and play they did. With Thomas Rhoades at the helm, they were able to convert 9 of their 12 possessions into touchdowns, leading the Lions to a 62-0 victory over the Meridian Yellowjackets, bringing their record to 3-0 in the…

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Dakory Willis led a potent Flatonia rushing attack that rolled up 399 yards as the Bulldogs (3-0) stopped the Tigers (2-1) 33-14 Friday night.  Willis finished the night with 242 yards on 14 carries and three scores for the Bulldogs.

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After rummaging through the stacks of 1949, I finally found what I was looking for. A paper dated September 8, 1949, six days before the fifteenth birthday of former Taylor Duck football player Richard Lee “Dickey” Moegle. Just yesterday Moegle turned 85, so this Sports Smack is dedicated to him.

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It took the Thrall Tigerettes (19-9 overall, 1-0 District 25-2A) less than 45 minutes to pick up their first district win of the season as they bested the Buckholts Lady Badgers (11-6, 0-1) 25-7, 25-15, 25-9 Tuesday night.

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The Liberty Hill Panthers stuck close to the Hutto Hippos in the first half Friday, September 6 at home but weren’t able to take down the Hippos who came away with a big win 42-14.

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Friday September 6 the Granger Lions defense picked up right where they left off last week, this time against the visiting Polar Bears from Frost, taking them down big and early 56-21.

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