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FRIDAY NIGHT SWEEP

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When Sealy senior Nick Martinez hit the game-winning shot to beat El Campo in overtime, 60-57, it secured the third home win for the Tigers in as many chances last Friday night after both soccer teams registered 1-0 wins over Navasota to collect a Sealy sweep.
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Sealy’s Super Bowl debut

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When Super Bowl LV kicks off Sunday evening in Tampa Bay, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Ricky Seals-Jones will become the first Sealy-born NFL player to make the championship game.

According to Pro Football Reference, which has a record of Texas-born players dating back to 1920, only Eric Dickerson (Sealy High School alum) and Shane Lechler (East Bernard High School alum) were born in Sealy but neither advanced past their respective conference championships.

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Five Tigers earn all-state

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Five Sealy Tiger football players were honored on the Padilla Poll Coaches 2020 All-State Team for Class 4A-D2, three on defense and two on offense: Clayton Prazak (1st team defense), Kade Killough (1st team offense), Lane Holley (2nd team defense), Tyler Hennessey (2nd team defense) and Draper Parker (2nd team offense). Sealy finished as outright district champions and earned two playoff wins for the second time in three years and head football coach Shane Mobley said the honors from both sides of the ball spoke volumes to the quality of this brand of Tiger football.
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Sealy golf tees off

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The Sealy Tiger golf teams opened their season last week with a two-day tournament and followed that up with another singleday tournament earlier this week. In both contests, the boys’ team grabbed a thirdplace finish in the team competition.