Category archives for: Sugar Land

Sugar Land Good Samaritan’s body found in Clute

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A body found in the Brazos River near Clute on Saturday afternoon is believed to be the remains of a Fort Bend County man who was apparently knocked off a bridge near New Territory – 60 miles to the northwest – last Sunday night. The search for Puneet Nehra, 43, of Sugar Land was extended […]

Good Samaritan’s body found nearly 60 miles south of New Territory

Nehra, Puneet

A body found in the Brazos River near Clute on Saturday afternoon is believed to be the remains of a Fort Bend County man who was apparently knocked off a bridge near New Territory – 60 miles to the northwest – last Sunday night. The search for Puneet Nehra, 43, of Sugar Land was extended […]

Classic Chevrolet of Sugar Land’s Chili Cookoff raises money for Sugar Land police

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Classic Chevrolet of Sugar Land has a tradition of helping out the community. They wanted to do something that would accomplish that goal, and create a fun, festive atmosphere for local residents. “We just wanted to do something to give back to the community,” said Mark Kolon, General Sales Manager and […]

Autism Advocates readying for the Big Game!

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On April 26, Constellation Field will be immersed in purple and gold as hundreds of autism advocates gather for the Third Annual Strike Out Autism Family Fun Day.  Leading the way is Presenting Sponsor and Three Time MVP, Rangeland Energy.  Serving as hosts and excitingly cheering on the autism community are Hope For Three, and […]

Former Fort Bend prep stars glad to be playing for Skeeters

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Minor league baseball takes players across the map, from Montana to Florida and everywhere in between, but two well-traveled former Fort Bend County prep baseball standouts are glad to be home. Sugar Land Skeeteers left-handed pitchers Cory VanAllen (Clements) and Daniel Meadows (Katy Cinco Ranch) signed professional baseball contracts after playing […]

Skeeters host free pitch, Hit & Run competition for area youth

Sugar Land pitcher 
Matt Maloney and the 
rest of the Skeeters 
are ready for the 2015 
season to begin.
(Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Comes to Constellation Field for the First Time  The Sugar Land Skeeters are excited to host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for youth in the Houston area at 9 a.m. Saturday at Constellation Field. Participants are encouraged to complete all required registration […]

Love and Baseball: Skeeters player meets fiancee in Sugar Land

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Travis Scott may have played the 2012 season with the York (Pa.) Revolution, but he left his heart 1,500 miles to the southwest, in Sugar Land. Scott, now entering his third season as an infielder/catcher for the Sugar Land Skeeters, was on the visiting team when the Skeeters opened Constellation Field […]

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik –the new owners of the Sugar Land Skeeters

Skeeters owners Bob & Marcie Zlotnik

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik began sole ownership of the Sugar Land Skeeters last fall with the enthusiasm of rookies on the first day of Spring Training and the experience of many years in entrepreneurship and business. “We have a huge to-do-list,” Bob said. The Houston couple had owned a third of the independent baseball franchise, […]

Deacon Jones plays key role with the Skeeters

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Deacon Jones’ official title on the Sugar Land Skeeters website is “Special Assistant.” In reality, the 81-year-old former Chicago White Sox infielder is a very special assistant to the Skeeters. So special that the franchise may not have existed, if not for his helping hand. Sugar Land voters approved a baseball […]

Young returns to skeeters following MVP campaign

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The Sugar Land Skeeters and manager Gary Gaetti announced the signing of Delwyn Young prior to the first Spring Training game on Tuesday. The infielder led the team in hits, doubles, home runs and RBI en-route to being named the Skeeters 2014 Team MVP along with First-Team Atlantic League honors. The California native finished third […]

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