Clark Cougar senior Austin Wells ran away with the Express News Cross Country Runner of the Year. Wells is the most successful runner in Clark history. Austin was one of several Clark athletes honored in the annual Fall Awards edition. Also receiving special mention was running back Branden Valle as the Newcomer of the Year.
In volleyball, Katie Mattson and Kelly Cavanaugh were named to the 27-5A All District first team and Madison Woods, Shelby MacKenzie, and Meagn Moe were named to the 2nd team list.
Congratulations to all of our fall athletes for some exciting games and meets and especially to our seniors.
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In the final Express News rankings of the regular season, the Clark Cougars varsity volleyball team moved up one spot to the #9 ranking. A seven game win streak will do that. The Cougars extended that streak to eight with a dominant win in bi-district playoff action against Southwest, winning 25-17, 25-16, 25-20. Kelly Cavanaugh once again had the offense running smooth and Katie Mattson, recognized by the Express News this week, delivered 14 kills to slay the Dragons. It was the first playoff win in recent years by the Cougars, who move on to Area and will face #1 Reagan this Thursday at Paul Taylor at 7pm.
PROUD OF YOU, LADIES! GREAT JOB AND KEEP IT UP!
For the 28th season IN A ROW, the Clark(#10) varsity volleyball team is headed to the post-season. Coach Kristen Daniells’ squad played an all-out match against Warren in their final district game to wrestle 2nd place away from the Warriors (25-21, 19-25, 16-25, 27-25, 17-15). Kelly Cavanaugh had a whopping 59 assists and Shelby MacKenzie and Katie Mattson combined for 50 kills. Carly Harr and Madison Woods’ 48 digs kept the Cougars offense going.
The Cougars finish the regular season with a 22-15. 13-3 record. Clark is 48-16 in district play over the past 4 years. Their next game is against Southwest, who finished 3rd in District 28-5A. The Cougars have defeated Southwest the last three times they’ve met but have had difficulty winning against the 28-5A representative the last 4 years in the opening round of the playoffs. The game will be Tuesday at 7:00pm at the Durbon Center (directions).
GREAT JOB AND EAT ‘EM UP, COOGS!
The Clark Cougar varsity volleyball team, ranked 10th by the Express News and in 2nd in District 27-5A, made it a short night against the Marshall Rams, winning 3-0. The win gives the Cougars an 11-3 record in district with two games left on the regular schedule before a certain playoff run begins. The Cougars beat the Rams 25-16, 25-19, and 25-21. The next game is Friday vs. Holmes.
It took five sets but the Clark Cougar volleyball team fought their way to a fourth straight win, defeating Brandeis 3-2 in District 27-5A play. The Cougars started strong with a decisive first set win (25-16) against the Broncos, but dropped a close 2nd set (27-29)followed by 9 point loss in the third set. The Cougars, however, fought back dominating set four for the biggest point differential (25-14) and then winning again in set five 15-11.
The Cougars are now 3-1 in district play and one win shy of an overall .500 season. GREAT JOB, COOGS
The Southwest Dragons grabbed the spotlight early, retiring Olympic medalist and Southwest alum Destinee Hooker’s jersey but it was the Clark Cougar volleyball team who shined afterwards, defeating the Dragons 3-1. The Cougars improve their record to 11-13 before starting the district stretch, beginning with Brandeis on Friday.
Good job, ladies!
The Clark Cougar volleyball team wrapped up a weekend at the Smithson Valley tournament on a positive note. Playing seven matches in two days, the Cougars won four with wins over Uvalde, Medina Valley, Antonian and San Angelo Central. The action starts again on Tuesday vs. Southwest and then a district showdown against Brandeis on Friday. You can see their record here.
Good hustle, Coogs!
The Clark Cougar volleyball team, led by Kelly Cavanaugh’s 32 assists, whipped the Taft Raiders in district action, sweeping them 3-0 at Paul Taylor. Cavanaugh also had 2 service aces and 15 digs in the match. Meagan Moe and Katie Mattson pounded the Raiders with 12 kills each and Madison Woods kept the offense going with 19 digs.
The Cougars are now 2-1 in District 27-5A. They next play Friday in the Smithson Valley tournament. Great job, Coogs!
The Clark Cougar varsity volleyball team evened their district record with a win over Stevens 3-1. Kelly Cavanaugh had 39 assists, Meagan Moe delivered 20 kills to go with Shelby MacKenzie’s 14, and Shelby had 19 digs as did Carly Harr.
A quick rest and then the girls are back at it in the NEISD tournament against Johnson, Boerne Champion and Steele beginning at 9am.
Both the JV and Freshman teams also won. Way to go ladies!
The Clark Cougar volleyball team took a set to get started, played a set well, won a set but couldn’t overcome their slow start in the season’s district opener. Clark fell to O’Connor 9-25, 22-25, 24-23 and 15-25. Shelby MacKenzie had 9 kills and 17 digs, Kelly Cavanaugh set up the Cougars with 26 assists, while Meagan Moe had 13 kills and Madison Woods served 3 aces and tallied 28 digs.
The Cougars next play Thursday against Stevens.