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Keep Sugar Land Beautiful receives prestigious State Environmental Award

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Keep Sugar Land Beautiful as one of 10 winners of the 2014 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards for outstanding community improvement. The award is one of the most coveted annual environmental and community improvement honors in Texas. The winners will share $2 million in landscape funding from the Texas Department […]

Skeeters’ single game tickets on sale now

Single game tickets for the Sugar Land Skeeters’ 2014 Opening Day (April 24), Atlantic League All-Star Game (July 16) and Independence Day Celebration (July 3) are officially on sale to the public now, with regular-season individual game tickets launching next week. Individual game tickets for the remainder of the 2014 season are available via online […]

Expanded recycling program in Sugar Land receives state recognition

The Texas Public Works Association (TPWA) awarded Sugar Land an Operations Excellence Award for increased recycling efforts during 2013 that reduced garbage sent to landfills by 34 percent. Sugar Land’s diversion rate — the amount of material kept out of landfills — has increased each year since the city launched an expanded solid waste program […]

Skeeters sign Moss, Pauley, Ryal to 2014 Roster

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the club has agreed to terms with three additional players for the 2014 season: returning outfielder Steve Moss, right-handed pitcher David Pauley and former Major League infielder/outfielder Rusty Ryal. Moss, 30, split the 2013 season between Sugar Land and the Diablos Rojos del Mexico of the Mexican League. […]

Nix, Rockett, Young sign with Skeeters

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the club has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Michael Nix, as well as outfielder Michael Rockett for the 2014 season. The organization also acquired former Major Leaguer Delwyn Young via trade from the Atlantic League Camden Riversharks in exchange for future considerations. Nix, 30, went 9-2 with a […]

Skeeters add to three 2014 roster

Koby Clemens, Jared Wells, and Smith sign The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the club has added three players to its 2014 roster: catcher Koby Clemens, along with right-handed pitchers Jared Wells and Chris Smith. Clemens, 27, returns after spending last year as Sugar Land’s primary catcher. In 2013, the Houston native ranked fifth among […]

Sugar Land’s Universally Accessible Playground Project selected as Macy’s “Heart Your Park” fundraising program recipient

Sugar Land’s Universally Accessible Playground Project at First Colony Park has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From now to March 31, customers at Macy’s located in First Colony Mall can donate […]

Skeeters invite Tracy McGrady to 2014 spring training

The Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball announced today that the club has extended a formal Spring Training invitation to former Houston Rocket and seven-time National Basketball Association All-Star Tracy McGrady. The announcement was made by Skeeters Manager Gary Gaetti and General Manager Chris Jones. “I got called into the skipper’s […]

6th Annual Grant-A-Starr Foundation 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is March 22


The Grant-A-Starr Foundation is holding its 6th Annual Family Fun Run & Walk!  The charity event date has been set for Saturday, March 22, at the Sugar Land Memorial Park, 15300 University Blvd, Sugar Land. The 1 mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9AM and the 5K Chip Timed Run/Walk begins at 9:30AM. Race day registration […]

Sugar Land’s Land Use Forum speakers announced for March 20

The Land Use Forum series is nearing completion. The fifth session in the Land Use Forum series – Mobility and Land Use – is scheduled for March 20, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Boulevard Drive. The session is intended to help participants better understand the link between mobility and […]

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