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Athlete Spotlight: Ridge Point’s Amir Smith

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Ridge Point High’s Amir Smith is the beneficiary of great genetics and a killer mindset.  The 6-foot-6 shot-blocking senior was born on September 16, 1997. Two years earlier, his father Joe Smith, was selected first overall in the NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. After three games, he […]

Texana choir delivers excellent Christmas Show

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Some Fort Bend County residents received an early Christmas treat when they attended the Texana Learning Center’s Christmas Choir Performance last Friday at the Asian American Baptist Church in Missouri City. Texana is a center that assists and enriches the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. ARC of Fort Bend leases […]

Homes For Heroes Comes to Fort Bend County

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Sherri Horn of Coldwell Banker United and Diane Eckols of Hamilton Group Funding stopped by the Rosenberg Police Department to share goodies and information about the Homes for Heroes Program. Started after the events of 9/11, Homes for Heroes is a national program designed to give back to the Heroes who serve our community. HFH […]

Fort Bend deputies placed on paid leave for boat repossession

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office deputies Gregory Goode and Marcelo Garcia are on paid administrative leave, pending a Chambers County investigation into a questionable boat re-possession last week. Efforts to reach the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office were unsuccessful. Goode and Garcia traveled to Beach City – about 60 miles east of the […]

Stallions defeat Gators for league title

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This year the Sienna Stallions finished their 10th anniversary season with a bang. The Sienna Stallions comprised of five different levels:  flag, freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors – ranging in age from 5 – 12 years of age made a splash in the Fort Bend Youth football league by having four of the five levels […]

COMMENTARY: Local boxing writer shows his big heart

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Writing about something and actually doing it are two completely different things. Rosenberg resident Kelsey McCarson discovered that firsthand when he decided to raise money for a 6-year-old boy, Corbin, suffering from Bone Cancer. Corbin lives in McCarson’s hometown of Tyler, and McCarson heard about Corbin’s cancer from family and friends in the East Texas […]

A new toy will get you into the annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl

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The holidays are upon us and one of the best ways to kick off the season is to attend the Battle of the Bend, the ninth annual Fort Bend Holiday Bowl. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Enforcers will be taking on the Sugar Land Police Department Chargers at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at […]

Athlete Spotlight: Kempner’s Tiara Matthews

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Kempner High junior forward/center Tiara Matthews is one of the top players in Class 6A-23. Matthews, 16, has been a varsity starter since her freshman year when the Cougars lost to state power, Clear Springs, in the first round of the playoffs. “It was a good experience – I was kind […]

Bush-Marshall Girls Basketball Game

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The Bush High girls basketball team defeated Marshall, 49-27, on Nov. 21 in the FBISD Girls Basketball Tournament at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Bush, which is expected to lead 5A-23 this season, will host Katy Tompkins in a non-district game at 7 p.m. Tuesday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

Operation Thanksgiving

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Missouri City employees and citizens collaborated on Nov. 21 to fill a fire engine and several police cars with canned goods and non-perishables for those in need. (Submitted photo)

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