Friday, June 29, 2012
Despite losing star player Brendan Langley, the Longhorns went undefeated in the McEachern 7 on 7 tournament.
Kell High School's football program has another item for the trophy case after they went 8-0 in the recent seven-on-seven invitational tournament hosted by McEachern High School, despite losing a star player halfway through the competition. Cornerback and wide receiver Brendan Langley sprained his ankle in the tournament's fourth game against North Paulding. The Longhorns rallied whilst a man down, with several players stepping up to fill the hole left by Langley's absence. Kell football coach Derek Cook praised the efforts of Austin Wade and Jay Moxey, who filled in for Langley on offense and defense, respectively. “I was proud of how our guys reacted to the injury,” said Cook. “The way the other guys stood up and took their game to a …
Friday, May 6, 2011
The Longhorns are trying to raise $1,500 for the American Cancer Society.
Kell High School students, parents and faculty have created one of the largest teams participating in this weekend's Cobb Relay for Life. The Kell High School Longhorns' 82-member Relay for Life team is led by captain Kelly Taylor. The Longhorns have already signed up to Relay Online, and are using online fund-raising to become the best team in our community. Will you be next to join them? The team's message on the Relay for Life website: "We are making a difference by teaming up to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. "At the event, our team will camp out overnight and take turns walking around the track to raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer and more …
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Kell blanked Chapel Hill and only gave up 12 points to Hiram on Senior Night.
Wednesday was a night to honor the graduating seniors of the Kell High School wrestling program. They hosted duals with Hiram and Chapel Hill at the Kell High School Gymnasium, and easily sent the senior class off in style. Kell allowed Hiram just 12 points, easily defeating the Hornets 66-12. Directly after, Kell shut out Chapel Hill. The Longhorns kept the Panthers from scoring, winning 75-0.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Kell can't stay with a very quick Lithia Springs team.
What started as a back-and-forth struggle, ended as a double-digit loss for the Kell Longhorns, losing 62-54 to the Lithia Springs Lions on Tuesday at Kell High School. The two teams took turns scoring baskets during the first quarter, with Kell leading at the end of the first quarter 18-15. Kell would extend their lead in the second quarter, outscoring Lithia Springs by four to take a 38-31 lead into halftime. But Lithia Springs overtook Kell for the lead late in the third quarter, and led by four at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Once Lithia Springs took the lead, Kell never got it back. "We had really good energy in the first half," said Longhorn head coach, Keith Whitaker. "But then in the second half we lost the lead, lost …
Monday, December 20, 2010
What's happening in Northeast Cobb today.
1. The Cobb County School District starts its Winter Holiday. The holiday schedule is Dec. 20 - Dec. 31. 2. Tonight at 12:29 a.m. the rare total lunar eclipse begins. Read about the lunar eclipse in an article featured today. 3. The Longhorn Shootout continues; Kell High School, 4770 Lee Waters Rd. 3 p.m. Kell High School and seven other high school girls basketball teams, including local rival Wheeler High School, participate in the first Longhorn Shootout, a three-day varsity tournament. Games take place at 3 and 6 p.m. in Kell's main and auxiliary gyms. 4. Marietta Adventist Church offers a Volleyball League and Stitch-N-Fellowship classes. For more information click on the classes or visit marietta.netadvent.org, or call 770-427-7668…
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
The Lady Longhorns won by 40 and the boys by 21 -- two convincing wins.
Tuesday night was a huge night for Kell Basketball on their home court. Both the girls and boys won convincingly over the North Paulding Wolfpack. The Lady Longhorns won 62-22 and the men followed up with a 71-50 victory. The Lady Longhorns never trailed through the entire game. They scored their first point 49 seconds into the game and never looked back. They led by 11 after the first quarter and used a 23-2 second-quarter run to head into halftime with a 31 point lead. With most of the starters sitting through the third quarter, the scoring faucet was slowed to a trickle. But Kell still found a way to expand their lead to 51-13 after the third quarter. The two teams played almost even basketball in the final quarter, but the damage had …
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
After beating the Wolfpack on Friday, Kell looks to sweep the season series.
In a basketball rematch between two teams that played just four days, the North Paulding Wolfpack varsity boys team will travel to Northeast Cobb to play the Kell Longhorns tonight at 7:30. On Friday, Kell traveled to North Paulding and handed the Wolfpack a 95-79 home defeat in a 5-AAAA game. In that game, Jonathan Twine led all Longhorn scorers with 22 points and added 10 assists for a double-double. Jordan Bagwell had 20 points of his own, while Grant Bryant led Kell on the glass with seven rebounds. Kell had five players who scored in double figures. Kell has won two in a row after losing its first three games and looks to push its record to .500. The Longhorns have a 2-0 record in the 5-AAAA region. North Paulding is looking for its …