Half way through the grueling District 22-5A basketball schedule, the Deer basketball team finds itself in familiar territory – in the thick of a playoff race. Sporting a perfect 7-0 record following Tuesday's 59-52 victory at Pasadena Memorial, head coach Louie Means said there is till much work to be done.
Lady Deer basketball head coach Teresa White has praised her team all year for its versatility. Yet, it’s hard to imagine she thought that versatility would be tested this harshly 21 games into the season. Already missing Hayle Lovell, Kaylon Lawson and Tabitha Hawthorne to injuries, Deer Park used defense and a poor-shooting night from Pasadena Memorial to win 53-33 at home Tuesday night.
The Lady Deer soccer team scored a 4-1 victory over Jersey Village this weekend while the Men's Golf team fared well too. The team of Louis Martinez, Joel Martinez, Taylor Hunter, Justin Glatthaar, and Cody Buffalo won the Crosby Invitational over the weekend. Taylor Hunter finished in second place with rounds of 75-78.
The Lady Deer Softball Booster Club will host a Meet the Team Dinner/Auction, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the South Campus Café. Tickets can be purchased from any softball player or at the door for $10.
The Deer Park men’s basketball team knew their hands would be full against Pearland Friday night. Outsized and undermanned, the Deer erased a five-point deficit with less than two minutes to play to win 57-55 in a dramatic, come-from-behind victory.
The first rule of baseball is to keep your eye on the ball. But for a group of area athletes, baseball is played under a different set of rules – and in complete darkness.
Even though Deer Park is off to its best district start in almost two decades, not every night is going to be easy. In the record book, all the wins look the same. That's just fine with the Deer Park men's basketball team after they survived 43-41 at Sam Rayburn Tuesday night.