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Austin program continues to succeed

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Dan Schreiber arrived at Austin High four years ago, inheriting a squad that hadn’t won a game the previous year. “We convinced the kids what we’re doing was the right thing and good things would happen,” Schreiber said. As the school enters its 20th year, Schreiber has brought the Bulldogs to […]

Giles & Co. prepared for tough schedule

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Elkins High senior quarterback Johnathan Giles is one of the top prep football players in the Houston area. But the Texas Tech commit hasn’t let his success – or the 48 touchdowns and nearly 4,000 yards last season ‚Äì change him. “He’s just the same old Johnathan,” Elkins head football coach […]

New coach determined to energize Dulles

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Oschlor Flemming didn’t move 300 miles south of his hometown to settle for mediocrity. The Dulles High first-year head football coach was part of two state championship teams (2012 and 2013) at Denton Guyer and another one that finished second (2010). “I saw the tradition that Dulles had, and I wanted […]

Linemen are key to Bush’s 5A-23 success

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com There are seasons where coaches have an idea of where they’re team will finish. This isn’t one of them for Bush head football coach Allen Aldridge. “We could win the district, miss the playoffs or finish anywhere in between,” Aldridge said. “Our district is stacked. We have a definite chance if […]

Travis looks to get back on track this fall

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Travis High head football coach Randy Cunningham has coached high school football for nearly 30 years, but he’s only coached his son, senior quarterback Cody Cunnigham, for one. Together, the Cunninghams will look to put the Tigers back in the postseason. “Coaching my son been a pleasure,” Coach Cunningham said. “Watching […]

Fort Bend Brewing Company continues to grow

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com With the craft beer phenomenon growing everyday, Bigger. Bolder. Texas Brewed. – is the spirited anthem Fort Bend Brewing Co. has embodied to take their stance in the beer marvel. Fort Bend Brewery is the first craft brewery in Fort Bend County, located at 13370 South Gessner Road in Missouri City […]

Residents to move into new Sienna Plantation development by late 2015

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Sienna Plantation will double in the next five years, with new residents expected to move into a new area of the development late next year. Sienna Plantation currently has 6,800 homes, but Sienna South, which is currently under construction, is expected to add 6,500. The first phase, which is expected […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding?  You are not alone!  While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art.  Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support.  If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

YMCA’s Operation Backpack

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The Fort Bend YMCA, in partnership with H-E-B and other businesses, donated backpacks and school supplies to local students through a Houston-wide program called Operation Backpack. 

Elkins senior loves football, but puts academics first

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Leroy Godfrey is looking forward to being a part of the University of Houston’s football program next fall, but the Elkins High senior linebacker still has some unfinished business in the high school ranks. “We want to build on the success we had last season and to take it up a […]

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