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?
Heard graduated from Kempner in 1993 By Joe Southern firstname.lastname@example.org When Jason Heard graduated from Kempner High School in 1993, he was just 16 and left for college in Denton at the Texas Academy of Math and Science. The 40-year-old made a triumphant return Oct. 19, leading the vaunted United States Air Force Thunderbirds as they flew in for the Wings … [Read more...] about Sugar Land native commands Thunderbirds
By Donna Hill For the Fort Bend Star Crowds braved one day off hot weather and one morning of rain to see a spectrum of aviation history involving aircraft, demonstrations and air shows at Wings Over Houston last weekend. Aviation fans of all ages arrived to see Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard aircraft and personnel at Ellington Field. The Thunderbirds … [Read more...] about Wings Over Houston flies into the history books