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Coach wants Preston boys to ‘refuse to lose’

Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 8:23 PM

KINGWOOD — The senior athletes on the Preston basketball team are on their fourth coach in four years and have yet to have a winning high school season.New head coach Paul Koontz is determined to change that.The Knights have been down the...

Preston Knights plan on passing more this year

Posted: Jun 14 2017 - 11:24 PM

KINGWOOD — The Preston High football team has boasted a large senior class the last few years and will again this season.After graduating 17 players, the Knights have 14 seniors stepping up to fill those spots. They includes new starting qu...

Koontz out to restore Preston hoops pride

Posted: May 11 2017 - 9:34 PM

KINGWOOD — Preston High announced the hiring of its new boys’ basketball head coach, Paul Koontz, on May 11.This will be the program’s fourth head coach in four years, a fact Koontz is well aware of and ready to face.Koontz was previously...

Preston man pushes to upgrade football facilities

Posted: Apr 22 2017 - 11:10 PM

KINGWOOD — Bobby Lantz was a student at Preston High School when many of the athletic facilities had recently been built.Twenty years later, he began announcing the varsity football games and realized the exact same facilities were being us...

Preston’s Haskiell overcomes birth defect to be top pitcher

Posted: Apr 17 2017 - 8:24 PM

KINGWOOD — “I believe that challenges can push us beyond what we might otherwise be able to accomplish.” — Jim Abbott The Preston Knights No. 1 starting pitcher, freshman Ethan Haskiell, pitches like a typical crafty left-handed veteran...

Meet honors late Preston track supporter Pritt

Posted: Apr 13 2017 - 11:29 PM

KINGWOOD — Charlie Pritt was known in the Preston High track community for his involvement with the team as a parent volunteer. He unexpectedly passed away on Jan. 23, 2016, and in his honor, PHS held its first Charlie Pritt Classic on Apri...

Knights sweep Tucker County in softball games

Posted: Apr 12 2017 - 11:55 PM

KINGWOOD — After a slow start to the season, the Preston High girls’ softball team saw it had an issue with focusing throughout an entire game. With an eight-game losing streak, PHS head coach Mike Adams said the girls would be in every gam...