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Toon has Nimitz in district title contention; playoff lock

This is Toon's ninth season as the head coach at Nimitz. Via Vype

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Normally when you hear that a team is rebuilding, that lessens the expectation for the team having a lot of success.

That's not the case for the Nimitz Cougars this basketball season though. While Nimitz lost a heartbreaker against Eisenhower 61-58 in OT, the Cougars are currently

Yes, the team only has two returning starters from last year, however, with the system head coach Nathan Toon ran last year, his roster is filled with varsity experience.

"This group has good size and athleticism, which we believe will help us be a very good defensive team. We also return a lot of experience from last year, which should help us compete at a high level," Toon said. "These student-athletes work hard and they compete every day in practice, which makes them fun to coach on a daily basis."

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Kingwood girls soccer is heading to the Regional Semifinals. Via Vype

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HOUSTON – It was another banner night for Humble ISD on the pitch.

For the third-straight season Kingwood girls soccer is heading to the Regional Semifinals with a 3-1 victory against Deer Park on Friday. Kingwood hasn't reached the Regional Finals since the 2010 season.

District-mate Atascocita moved on to the Regional Semifinals with a penalty kicks victory over Clear Springs. After full time and overtime, the Lady Eagles won the match 4-3 in penalty kicks. This is only the second time in program history Atascocita has reached the Regional Semifinals. The last trip to the fourth round came in the 2017 season.

Atascocita will face Tompkins at 12:30 p.m. and Cinco Ranch will play Kingwood at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, at Deer Park's Abshier Stadium. The Regional Final between the winners will take place Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Kingwood Park had the best night of all, sending not just its state semifinalist girls soccer team back to the Regional Tournament but also its boys team.


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