CHAMPIONS! Sugar Land Skeeters sweep playoffs for first title

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters swept both playoff opponents to win their first Atlantic League of Professional Baseball championship with a 5-3 victory Friday night at the Long Island Ducks. The championship came in just the fifth year of the franchise and was the third playoff appearance for the Skeeters. It was […]

UH beats UConn 42-14

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Third Ward Defense continued to dominate as the University of Houston Cougars beat the University of Connecticut 42-14. The Cougars held UConn to 62 yards rushing and 335 total yards as they improved their record to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference, and […]

Skeeters win championship

The Sugar Land Skeeters topped the Long Island Ducks 5-3 after a three-run rally in the seventh to take their first ever Atlantic League Championship title. Sean Gallagher managed seven innings with two earned runs and six strikeouts, while Derrick Loop earned his 33rd save of the season. Juan Martinez was named the 2016 MVP […]

Skeeters up 2-0 over Ducks in championship series

The Sugar Land Skeeters defeated the Long Island Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Atlantic League Championship Series to take a 2-0 series lead. The Skeeters are now 5-0 in the 2016 postseason and will hit the road for a potential elimination game on Friday. The last three games in the […]

Skeeters crush Ducks in first championship game

Powered by a pair of two-run homers in the fourth inning, the Sugar Land Skeeters walloped the Long Island Ducks 7-1 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Atlantic League Championship Series at Constellation Field. The Skeeters are now 4-0 in the 2016 postseason and riding an eight-game winning streak. Jake Hale earned his […]

Quintanas host screening of movie in Sugar Land

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star What do we cling to when hope is beyond our grasp? How do we change in the midst of tragedy? Are there miracles in the ordinary? These are some of the questions and mysteries explored in the simultaneously lush and sparse 86-minute film, “The Vessel,” created, […]

Skeeters win! Sugar Land advances to championship series

Compiled by Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters won a dramatic 10-inning game 8-6 Friday night to give them a sweep of the York Revolution in the Atlantic League Freedom Division Series and advancing them to the championship series for the second time in three years. “I’d like to say that I’m extremely proud […]

Skeeters win! Sugar Land advances to championship series

Compiled by Joe Southern The Sugar Land Skeeters won a dramatic 10-inning game 8-6 Friday night to give them a sweep of the York Revolution in the Atlantic League Freedom Division Series and advancing them to the championship series for the second time in three years. “I’d like to say that I’m extremely proud of […]

Skeeters rally with 8-run inning to get playoff win

Sugar Land up 2-0 over York in Freedom Division Series The Sugar Land Skeeters defeated York Revolution 10-9 in Game 2 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Atlantic League Freedom Division Series. The Skeeters will hit the road to face York in an elimination game on Friday. The Revolution offense showed […]

Skeeters rally past Revs in Game 1

The Sugar Land Skeeters defeated York Revolution 7-5 in Game 1 of the Atlantic League Freedom Division Series on Tuesday night. With the victory, the Skeeters are now 4-0 against York in postseason play, having swept them in the 2014 divisional series. The Revolution took a 1-0 lead in the 2nd on Travis Witherspoon’s RBI […]

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