Girls basketball: KPark’s Byrd becomes program’s all


Getting to hang out with her teammates, cracking jokes and being around one another is what Byrd enjoys the most about playing sports. ‘These girls are really great,’ Byrd said.

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Kingwood Park’s Allie Byrd (12) shoots during the high school girls basketball game against New Caney on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at New Caney High School. (Michael Minasi / Houston Chronicle)

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Allie Byrd walked into a huddle with her Kingwood Park teammates after a timeout late in the fourth quarter against Willis on Dec. 21.

The senior forward wasn’t sure why the Lady Panthers’ coach LeighAnn Wolfe called a timeout because the team held a commanding lead over the Wildkats in a District 20-5A game on the road. Wolfe had to tell Byrd and the Lady Panthers about a special milestone.

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  • Date: 2019-01-04T20:30:00Z
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Girls Hockey: Chaska/Chanhassen wins Prior Lake tournament

The Anna Bird Thanksgiving Tournament champions from Chaska/Chanhassen. The Storm Hawks girls hockey team defeated St. Paul United 7-1 in the finals Nov. 24.

Five goals scored in the first three games, Chaska/Chanhassen’s offense was clucking darn good in the Anna Bird Thanksgiving Tournament Nov. 23-24 at Prior Lake’s Dakotah Arena.

The Storm Hawks totaled 11 tallies, defeating the host Lakers 4-2 and St. Paul United 7-1 in the championship.

The Storm Hawks JV team also won the tournament, collecting two trophies for their new locker room, which they are expected to move into at Chaska Community Center later this week.

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