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  1. Ursuline MF is state girls soccer player of year

    Senior midfielder Jana Jeffrey of Ursuline Academy (Dallas) was named the 2011-12 Gatorade Texas Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Wednesday. Jeffrey scored 32 goals and had 23 assists for TAPPS power Ursuline, which won its 22nd consecutive sta...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  2. Prestonwood, Arl. Grace Prep win TAPPS titles

    Houston Beren Acadamy wasn't the only TAPPS team of note playing for a basketball state championship over the weekend. Plano Prestonwood Christian and Arlington Grace Prep, both nationally ranked, won their classifications Saturday. Prestonwood...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  3. State final loss ends Beren's memorable week

    Randy Jennings

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- An inspired comeback in the fourth quarter fell short Saturday night and a state title eluded the Orthodox Jewish high school basketball team from Houston the almost didn't get the chance to play in its state semifinal game. R...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  4. Jewish school wins playoff game rescheduled to avoid conflict wit...

    Randy Jennings

    The Orthodox Jewish high school basketball from Houston took advantage of a reprieve to play in the state tourney by winning its semifinal Friday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  5. Court order moves game time for Jewish HS

    An Orthodox Jewish high school basketball team from Houston has been granted a temporary restraining order that will allow it to play a state playoff game at a time that doesn't conflict with the Sabbath. Robert M. Beren Academy was scheduled to p...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  6. Jewish school back in Texas tourney after game rescheduled

    An Orthodox Jewish high school basketball team from Houston has been granted a temporary restraining order that will allow it to play a state playoff game at a time that doesn't conflict with the Sabbath, according to multiple reports.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  7. TAPPS denies Jewish team's schedule request high school contributor Randy Jennings appeared Tuesday on ESPN's Outside The Lines to discuss his story about the Houston Beren Academy boys basketball team. Beren is an Orthodox Jewish school that reached the TAPPS state semfinals...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  8. New TAPPS 'mercy rule' challenges coaches

    Travis L. Brown

    At what deficit does a football or basketball game become out of reach? To the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, it's at 40 points. In early January, TAPPS instituted a "mercy rule" for football and basketball that will come i...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  9. Small-school roundup: Alvarado in title game

    Alvarado continued its quest for a first UIL state football championship by beating defending champion Henderson 34-13 in a Class 3A Division I state semifinal matchup Friday. Alvarado will play Tyler Chapel Hill at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 3A Divi...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  10. New Dallas Lutheran coach touts family theme

    Travis L. Brown

    At the conclusion of Tuesday's football practice at Dallas Lutheran, the team huddled around new head coach John Bronkhorst for the typical post-practice meeting. Surrounded by his entire team -- around 30 players -- Bronkhorst continued to lay th...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  11. Lynch, Rockwall Christian make TAPPS finals

    Travis L. Brown

    Dallas Bishop Lynch and Rockwall Christian both punched their ticket to the TAPPS baseball state finals with semifinal wins Thursday. Bishop Lynch advanced to the 5A state final to take on Houston St. Thomas at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the University o...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  12. Senate passes bill to let private schools join UIL

    Travis L. Brown

    The Texas Senate passed a bill Friday that will allow Texas private schools to participate in UIL academic and athletic activities, excluding football and basketball. The vote passed 22-7, according to AP reports, after the bill was amended to exc...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  13. TCA's no-hitter knocks PCA out of playoffs

    Travis L. Brown

    PLANO, Texas -- Two Trinity Christian Academy pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter against Prestonwood Christian on Tuesday, winning the game 8-0 and keeping PCA out of the TAPPS state playoffs for the first time in school history. TCA starter a...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  14. Nolan, Prestonwood rematch for TAPPS title

    Travis L. Brown

    The TAPPS Division I state champion this year will be a defending champion and an area team. Defending Division I state champion Fort Worth Nolan faces last year's Division II state champion, Plano Prestonwood, in Killeen on Saturday, in a rematch...

    Blog | December 04, 2010
  15. Standridge Stadium hosts family for first time

    Travis L. Brown

    Prestonwood Christian Academy senior receiver Thomas "Riley" Standridge is named after his grandfather. Also named after former Carrollton Mayor Thomas Standridge is the Carrollton ISD home stadium, which will host the TAPPS Division I semifinal matc...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  16. TAPPS Division I football playoff pairings

    TCA-Addison (2-8) vs. Houston St. Thomas (6-5) Saturday at Houston St. Thomas Fort Worth Nolan Catholic (11-0) vs. Victoria St. Jospeh (4-6) 5 p.m. Saturday at Fort Worth Nolan Argyle Liberty Christian (8-2) vs. Houston Christian (4-5) ...

    Blog | November 10, 2010