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Deer Park shuts out Tuesday opposition

Written by Staff. Posted in Sports

The Lady Deer softball team opened its district season Tuesday with a 13-0 win over South Houston in five innings. Winning pitcher Madison Nelson struck out eight and retired 14 of the 15 batters she faced in a no-hit effort. Meanwhile, the boys soccer team defeated Pasadena 2-0 on the road while the Lady Deer soccer team lit up the scoreboard for an 8-0 win at home over Pasadena.

Lady Deer soccer victory over South Houston comes with added challenge

Written by Adrian Romero. Posted in Sports

The Lady Deer soccer team kept their momentum with a 6-0 district win over South Houston Tuesday.

Deer Park got on the board early, thanks to back-to-back goals from Nylah Shepherd and Madelyn Hill. Two more Lady Deer goals sent the teams to halftime with Deer Park up 4-0.

Lady Deer Head Coach Jesse Saavedra, always looking to challenge his team, put nine players on the field in the second half while South Houston kept 11 . The team rose up to the challenge, finding the back of the net twice while playing shorted-handed.

Gabby McDonald, who added a second-half goal, said keeping the team challenged and uncomfortable will pay off later.

"I feel like we moved the ball really well the whole game, and we're looking better and better each week. Playing in kind of an easier district is good because we win, but bad because there's a possibility of us getting too relaxed,” she said. “Coach Saavedra doesn't let this happen, and finds things like what you saw in the second half to make sure we don't lose our touch when playoffs come.”

Next up for the team is a road match at Sam Rayburn Friday at 6 p.m.

Deer win OT thriller to clinch playoff berth (w/Photo Gallery)

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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With their proverbial backs to the wall, the Deer Park boys basketball team found a way into the postseason in an thrilling 49-41 overtime victory over Sam Rayburn Friday. Next up for the Deer is Atascocita Monday night in Channelview in the first round of the playoffs. Click the photos to start a gallery of the action from Deer Park Photos!

Lady Deer surge continues with blowout win (w/Photo Gallery)

Written by Adrian Romero. Posted in Sports

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The Lady Deer soccer team notched another dominant performance Friday night, scoring a 9-2 over visiting Beaumont West Brook. Deer Park scored within the first minute of the game and never looked back. Next up for the team is a home match against South Houston. Click the photos to start a gallery of the action from Deer Park Photos!

OT loss forces Deer to play one more game for postseason berth

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The Deer Park boys basketball team lost its season finale in a 76-75 overtime thriller at West Brook Tuesday night. The Deer end the regular season tied with Rayburn for the final playoff spot in 22-6A. A play-in game for that spot will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Clear Lake High School with the winner advancing to the postseason.

Lady Deer season ends in playoff loss

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The Lady Deer basketball team’s season came to a heartbreaking end Valentines night with a 51-43 loss in the bidistrict round of the state playoffs. The Lady Deer finish the 2016-17 campaign with a 22-10 overall record and as District 22-6A co-champs with a 13-1 district mark.

DPHS swimmers set for state meet

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The Deer Park High School Swim team is sending five athletes to this week’s state swim meet after a dominating performance at regionals. Sierra Moralez will represent Deer Park in the girls 100m breaststroke while the boys team of Jimmy Burke, Arden Manuel, Riley Manuel and Dylan Saxton will compete in the 400 freestyle relay.