Recent Athletics News
Basketball Tournament Information
Junior High Girls Basketball SCAL Tournament
The 8th grade girls basketball team will play Ft. Loramie on Saturday January 25th at Ft. Loramie starting at 10:00 AM. For the full bracket, click here. The 7th grade girls basketball team will play Ft. Loramie on Saturday January 25th at Ft. Loramie starting at 11:15 AM. For the full bracket, click here.
Junior High Boys Basketball SCAL Tournament
The junior high boys tournament will be held at Houston and the draw will take place on Wednesday January 29th. Brackets will be posted Thursday morning. Due to this being a league event, no Houston Athletic passes will be accepted only SCAL passes.
Freshmen Basketball Tournament
The freshmen boys will take part in the Jackson Center freshmen tournament.
Varsity Girls Basketball
The sectional tournament draw will take place on Sunday February 2nd.
Varsity Boys Basketball
The sectional tournament draw will take place on Sunday February 9th.
Elementary Cheer Camp
The Houston High School cheerleaders will hold their annual Cheer Camp for any student currently in grades Pre-K thru 6th on Wednesday, January 29th and Thursday January 30th from 3:30-5:45 PM in the Auxiliary Gym. They will perform at halftime of the JV Boys game against Botkins on Friday, January 31st. Students that participate in the camp will get into the game free. The cost is $20 and includes a t-shirt. The deadline to register is Friday January 17th. For more information on cheer camp and the flyer, click here.
Houston Athletics T-Shirt
This year Houston students in grades Pre-K through 12th grade can purchase a Houston Athletics t-shirt for $15. With the purchase of the t-shirt, the student has the opportunity to attend any home Houston High School or Junior High game for $1 excluding tournament games hosted at Houston. To enter for $1, the student must wear the Houston Athletic shirt or any other Houston shirt to the game. Orders are due to the office by November 29th. For the order form, click here.
Fall Sports Awards Program
Houston High School held the Fall Sports Awards Program on Monday, November 11th. Golf award winners were Collin Walker with the Low Stroke Average, Parker Herrick received the Most Improved Award and Joshua Langenkamp was the Wildcat Award Winner. Volleyball award winners were Allisen Foster with the Best Offensive Player Award, Megan Maier with the Best Defensive Player Award and Hannah Hollinger with the Wildcat Award. Cross country award winners for the boys team were Blake Jacobs as the Top Runner, Hunter Mowery as Most Improved, and Patrick Meiring with the Wildcat Award. Cross country award winners for the girls team were Ava Knouff as the Top Runner, Katelynn Rockwood as the Most Improved, and Kierstyn Oberdorf with the Wildcat Award. Several athletes were also recognized for earning All League honors. Receiving 1st Team SCAL was cross country runner Blake Jacobs. Receiving 2nd Team SCAL were cross country runner Ava Knouff and golfer Collin Walker. Receiving Honorable Mention honors were volleyball players Allisen Foster and Megan Maier. Congratulations to all fall athletes!
Cross Country State Results
Blake Jacobs and Ava Knouff competed in the State Cross Country Meet at National Trail Raceway in Hebron on Saturday November 2nd. Blake placed 76th out of 181 runners. Ava finished 71st out of 180 runners. Great job Blake and Ava!
Congratulations State Bound Cross Country Runners
Congratulations to the cross country runners that qualified for the State Meet. For the boys team, Blake Jacobs finished in 10th place to earn a state berth. For the girls team, Ava Knouff earned a state berth by finishing 15th.