The Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized Sugar Land as a 2015 Tree City USA community; the fifth consecutive year the city has received the prestigious distinction. Four standards are considered for Tree City USA recognition, including an established tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, a community forestry program with annual expenditures of at least […]
Fireworks lit up the sky Monday night for Sugar Land’s Independence Day celebration at Constellation Field. The Skeeters were unfriendly hosts to the New Britain Bees, beating them 2-1 in a seven-inning game before the pyrotechnic show. The team set an attendance record with 8,606 fans at the ballpark for the game and fireworks display.
By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Matt Wright, a 16-year professional baseball player and former Sugar Land Skeeter, was honored by the team last Saturday by giving a bobblehead figurine of Wright to fans attending the doubleheader with Somerset. “My career is now complete now that I have a bobblehead,” Wright said when […]
By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The 2026 Texas A&M men’s baseball team may have a first basewoman if Crystal O’Krinsky continues to follow her dream. Crystal was one of about 70 children, 69 boys and her, to attend the Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Camp last Thursday. Crystal, 9 years old, plays first […]
On the evening of May 14, Boy Scout Troop 731, founded in Sugar Land in 1991, celebrated its 25th anniversary at a dinner and Court of Honor held in the T.E. Harman Center on Matlage Way in Sugar Land. In recognition of the 25th anniversary, Amy Mitchell, member of the Sugar Land City Council and […]
The Texas Center for the Missing named Sugar Land police Sgt. Matt Levan “TCM Friend of the Month” for June. Levan’s selection recognizes his work to promote online safety as an Internet Safety NetSmartz trainer; and the arrests of numerous predators through his participation on the Houston-Metro Internet Safety Crimes Against Children Task Force. As […]
By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Patrick Palmeiro’s bases loaded double in the 12th inning Sunday allowed the Sugar Land Skeeters to salvage last week’s road trip and pick up a game on the York Revolution. The Skeeters ended last week with three wins and three losses and moved into second place, two […]
The City of Sugar Land’s Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled for Monday, July 4, from 6-10 p.m., at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Drive. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. This year’s event will highlight America’s favorite sport – baseball! Before the event moves to its new home near Sugar Land Memorial Park, the Sugar […]