Lady Hippos Enter History Book

BRENHAM – This Lady Hippo basketball team is headed where no other team in program history has gone before: the regional quarterfinals. Despite a poor shooting night and a severe height disadvantage, Hutto held off a tough Tomball Memorial squad for a 43-33 win Friday night, earning a third round date with Bryan-Rudder. No girls […]

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Manor Spoils Hutto’s Hopes For Playoffs

In the final minute of Hutto’s boys basketball game against Manor last Tuesday night, it wasn’t clear if the Hippos would live to fight another day. A three-point shot from senior guard Ben Hughes with 2:17 left in the fourth quarter tied the game at 58. However, momentum and foul calls switched to the Mustangs […]

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Hutto Dismantles Lady Cougars In First Round

Lady Hippos claim first post-season win in five years HEARNE – Playing at the sight of last year’s heartbreaking first round loss to Montgomery, the Hutto Lady Hippos attended to some unfinished business Monday night. Behind double-digit outings from Dasia Johnson, Taylor Scott, Kelsey Martinec and Tamia DeBord, Hutto rolled to a comfortable 62-43 win […]

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Split Leaves Hutto One Game From Postseason Return

Despite what has been an up and down few months, the Hutto Hippos (8-20, 4-7) have played themselves within one game of the No. 4 spot in 17-5A and their first playoff appearance since going three rounds deep in the 2010-11 season.A 57-51 win over Elgin last Tuesday followed by a tough 56-48 loss to […]

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Lady Hippos Rout Temple, 70-27

The Lady Hippos outplayed Temple quarter after quarter, baseline to baseline, to crush the Lady Wildcats. Hutto outscored Temple’s entire point total in the opening quarter to take a commanding lead early. “We got a little discombobulated in the first quarter,” Temple head coach Tamera Sanders said after the game. Three 3-point shots and 19 […]

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Seniors Snap Hutto’s Skid

With Hippo seniors Riley Farris and Ben Hughes both back in the lineup together, Hutto rebounded from a four-game losing streak and ran past Temple 76-57 to keep their playoff dreams intact. After the game, Hutto head coach Gant Caraway pointed out the success the Hippos had in stopping Temple’s best shooter. (Logan) Hicks,” Caraway […]

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