Fall 2019 Sports

Fall sports are heating up, so here is a look back at our Eagle athletes and the awesome seasons they have had so far.
 
Football
 
“There have been many highlights this season, including blowout wins against St. John's, Concordia and Van Vleck,” said Head Coach Terry Pirtle. “Several athletes played really well, including Josh Johnson ‘20, who was voted the Texas Ford Tough Player of the week for private schools in Texas for his effort vs. St. John's in week two. Currently, the Eagles are ranked number one in private schools in the city of Houston by the Houston Chronicle. We look forward to defending the district title for the seventh consecutive season!”
  • Varsity: 4 wins, 0 losses
  • JV: 3 wins, 0 losses
  • Eighth Grade: 3 wins, 1 loss
  • Seventh Grade: 2 wins, 0 losses
 
Cross Country
 
“The varsity cross country team is off to a great start for the 2019 season,” said Head Coach Roxanne Worley. “On Saturday, September 21, SBS hosted our eighth annual Soaring Eagles Cross Country Meet at the SBC West Campus. We had a total of 1,200 runners this year, a record number! The rain held off and the meet ran smoothly. We are so grateful for God's goodness and favor.”
 
  • Highlights: Both men’s and women’s teams placed first at the Lutheran South XC Invitational on Saturday, September 7.
 
Volleyball
 
“The players keep working hard and they are getting better and better. The best is yet to come,” said Assistant Coach Ashley Michel.
 
“These players come in, work hard and compete every day,” said Head Coach Sue Berg. “They desire to be the best they can be.”
 
  • Varsity: 12 wins 5 losses, 2 ties
  • Highlights: Winner of the consolation bracket at the Bay Area Christian Tournament.
  • JV Gold: 11 wins, 9 losses
  • JV Blue: 6 wins, 3 losses
  • Eighth Grade: 9 wins, 2 losses, 1 tie
  • Seventh Grade: 2 wins, 4 losses
Golden Girls

“The Golden Girls fall season has been in full swing since August 1. They have learned dozens of routines, including two competition dances they will compete with at the TAPPS Championships in January,” said Head Coach Madelyn Whitehead. “Not only are they impressing me as dancers, but also with their hearts for others. They are dedicated to serving their school, one another and the Lord. I could not ask for a better group of young women to coach!”

Cheer

“It has been an exciting time cheering on the Eagles! The cheerleaders have been busy preparing for this fall athletics season since August,” said Head Coach Andrea Spence. “They attended cheer camp this summer at Biron’s where they polished their tumbling and stunting skills as well as learned a new pep rally routine choreographed by Captain Lindsay Bell ‘20 and McKenna Rodriguez ‘20.” She continued, saying, “The cheer team’s fall responsibilities are supporting our varsity volleyball players at home games, planning and executing a pep rally routine for every home football game, home game halftime performances and traveling to all away varsity football games. A highlight from last week’s football game was being featured on the opening of Click 2 Houston, Friday Football Frenzy!”

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