High School: Dallas Ursuline

Ursuline MF is state girls soccer player of year

May, 23, 2012
Senior midfielder Jana Jeffrey of Ursuline Academy (Dallas) was named the 2011-12 Gatorade Texas Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Wednesday.

Jeffrey scored 32 goals and had 23 assists for TAPPS power Ursuline, which won its 22nd consecutive state championship (TAPPS is the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools).

The Boston College signee, who finished her high school career with 54 goals and 40 assists, is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year award.

Prestonwood, Arl. Grace Prep win TAPPS titles

March, 4, 2012
Houston Beren Acadamy wasn't the only TAPPS team of note playing for a basketball state championship over the weekend.

Plano Prestonwood Christian and Arlington Grace Prep, both nationally ranked, won their classifications Saturday.

Prestonwood, No. 13 in the latest ESPNHS POWERADE FAB 50, beat Plano John Paul II 72-46 in the TAPPS 5A championship game.

In TAPPS 4A, Grace Prep, No. 28 in the FAB 50, took down No. 39 Houston Westbury Christian 77-57.

Fort Worth Calvary reached the TAPPS 3A final but lost 39-31 to Conroe The Woodlands Christian.

Dallas Ursuline was the only girls team from the area to win a title, edging Dallas Bishop Lynch 44-43 in the TAPPS 5A championship game.