What Mike Likes: All Saints doubles team wins state tennis crown
All Saints senior Sam de Boer and junior Luke Twaddel have played Tennis since they were both very young, but never had they played as a doubles partners until three weeks before last week's TAPPS State Tournament. The pair found almost instant success. After overcoming a few rough patches, the talented duo went on to capture the school's first ever 5A State doubles title and helped the Trojans to a runner-up finish as a team.
What Mike Likes: 3 former John Tyler teammates at NFL Combine
As it's usually the case, a number of East Texans are taking part in the annual NFL Combine that is under way in Indianapolis. But this time around, there are three that played together at John Tyler High School, graduating in 2013. Quarterback Greg Ward, receiver Fred Ross, and outside linebacker Tyus Bowser now have a chance to impress the coaches, scouts, and front office staff members for a shot at pro-football.