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Home Run Derby names McGrady/Dolan Team winner

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Sugar Land Skeeter, Tracy McGrady, high-fives Lamar Little Leaguer Will Dolan during the Home Run Derby at Constellation Field on July 16. The derby was part of the All-Star game festivities and paired players with local little leaguers. The McGrady/Dolan team won the Derby thanks to Dolan’s six home runs.

McGrady announces retirement following All-Star appearance

Skeeters starting pitcher Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from baseball following his appearance in the Atlantic League All-Star Game on July 16. The announcement came after he recorded his first career strikeout after retiring Bryan Pounds of Camden on just four pitches in the second inning. McGrady made the announcement to ESPN 3 shortly after […]

Sugar Land extends reduced cat adoption fees

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The Sugar Land Animal Shelter is extending reduced adoption fees of $20 for cats through Sept. 8. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying and a microchip with a lifetime registration. All cats and kittens include a sleepover option allowing potential families to try out a pet in their home for three to five days. If it’s […]

A high stakes happening for Hope for Three Sept. 5

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Grab your lucky coin, scarf, money clip or pin and start chanting whatever mantra you mouth to help you win!  They are betting on YOU to come out and have a thrill of a time at the Hope for Three First Annual Casino Night and Hold ‘em Poker Tournament.  The “All In” event, set for […]

Sugar Land Rotary installs new Officers for 2014-2015

New Sugar Land Rotary president Patrick Bullard presents award to outgoing president Ward Pendleton.

In June, Sugar Land Rotary installed a new slate of officers for 2014-2015 that includes: Patrick Bullard, President; Stacy Croft, President-Elect; Mitch Rahim, Vice-President, Rafael Manrique de Lara, Secretary; Justin Steinhard, Treasurer; and Ward Pendelton, Past-President. At the installation ceremony, awards were given to those who were Rotarians of the Month for 2013-2014, as well […]

Skeeters win Atlantic League All-Star game 5-3

The 2014 Atlantic League All-Star Game was kicked off with a Home Run Derby featuring Tracy McGrady of Sugar Land, CoreySmith of Somerset, LewFord of Long Island and ColeGarner of Lancaster. Each player was matched up with a local little-leaguer who competed in a home run derby of their own. Smith took home the Home […]

Sugar Creek Women’s Club Association announces fall plans

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The women of Sugar Creek Country Club have an exciting list of programs this fall.  They start off with a presentation from Bags and More, followed by an event featuring the decor of Pottery Barn,  and closing out the year with the Sugar Creek Market and a Christmas luncheon. The “Market” is open to the […]

WBEA holds executive networking luncheon in Sugar Land

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What started out with a mini trade show on July 10th last week at the Sugar Land Marriott followed up with an annual executive networking luncheon hosted by the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA).  It featured keynote speaker, Donna Cole, CEO and President of Cole Chemical & Distributing, Inc., an industry leader with clients in […]

Applications accepted for Citizens Police Academy Class 54

Want to discover firsthand what it takes to be a police officer, get to know beat officers and learn more about criminal investigation? Find out by signing up for the Sugar Land Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy and learn about traffic laws, crime scene investigation and how to respond during an active shooter situation. The […]

Sugar Land Today, city website named State’s best

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The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers recently named Sugar Land’s citizen newsletter and website as the best in Texas. Since its inception in 2002, the TAMI awards have served to recognize outstanding municipal government achievements in communications, marketing and constituent relationships. The program also serves as an important forum for exchanging information and ideas […]

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