The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) recently announced its 2017 Post-Season Club Awards winners, including special recognitions for team accomplishments both on and off the field. Sugar Land Skeeters President Jay Miller has been recognized as the Joe Klein Executive of the Year, and the Skeeters organization earned the Outstanding Club Community Service … [Read more...] about Skeeters organization earns post-season recognition
Archives for October 2017
Jose Altuve (27) celebrates George Springs (partially obscured) while Alex Bregman, left, and Carlos Corea (1) come up to bat during the Houston Astros’ second game of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox. The Astros won that series and defeated the New York Yankees in the seventh game of the American League Championship Series to earn the team’s … [Read more...] about Bring it on!
The Houston SaberCats (formerly the Houston Strikers) and the Sugar Land Skeeters have partnered to bring professional rugby to the Greater Houston area at Constellation Field. The Houston ownership group explained that the new name would reflect a positive and stronger image for the Houston team, explaining that a “saber cat” was known for bringing down their competitors by … [Read more...] about Houston SaberCats bring professional rugby to Sugar Land
By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Naveon Mitchell scored seven touchdowns to lead Travis to a 58-28 win over Austin, moving Travis closer to a playoff spot. Ridge Point’s tight end, Mustapha Muhammad verbally committed to attend the University of Michigan. “I chose Michigan because it is a great university. It is a place I can see myself thrive in because of the … [Read more...] about @FtBendAthletics: Travis’ Mitchell scores 7 touchdowns
The cover of a Sports Illustrated edition in 2014 boldly declared the bottom dwelling Houston Astros would be the 2017 World Series champs. The picture of George Springer swinging away in a throwback Astros jersey just made the claim seem to be that much more audacious. Well, here it is, 2017, and wow! The Houston Astros are in the World Series! The clairvoyance of that cover … [Read more...] about Will Sports Illustrated’s cover be clairvoyance or a curse?