Buffalos ready to roam

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star – Last year, Marshall was 11-3 and a play or two away from going to the state semifinals. But that was last year. “Last year doesn’t mean anything,” Marshall Coach James Williams said. “We have to prove ourselves this year.” The players agree. “Last season was very […]

Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers, donations

By Theresa D. McClellan For the Fort Bend Star – While some Fort Bend nursing homes said they successfully relied on their generators and did not have any needs, the Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels organization is using volunteers and the National Guard to meet their mission. In preparation for the storm, they delivered […]


Worst flooding yet to come as Brazos rises By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast near Corpus Christi on the evening of Friday, Aug. 25, as a Category 4 hurricane. It slowly meandered to the northeast, dumping more than 50 inches of rain on the Greater Houston Area over the next several […]

Fort Bend Cares hires new executive director

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com When Angel Tapia was hired as the new executive director of Fort Bend Cares in June, the first thing she did was revise the nonprofit organization’s logo. She added the words “for kids” to better clarify the charitable foundation’s purpose. Tapia, 37, is a native of the Dominican Republic who grew […]

Twin girls spend days on ice with Disney dreams

By Theresa D. McClellan For The Fort Bend Star It’s 1:30 p.m. Friday afternoon and the music is soaring as 13-year-old Delaney Ross becomes one with the rhythm, dancing across the ice skating rink to the song “I’m A Survivor.” In another corner of the arena off the ice, one can hear the sound of […]

Skeeters playing this weekend, donating proceeds to storm relief

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com The Sugar Land Skeeters will host the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Constellation Field in a four game weekend series beginning on Friday, Sept. 1, at 7:05 p.m. All events including the Best Buddies Jersey Auction and fireworks previously scheduled for Friday will be postponed to a date to be named […]

Dulles theme is respect all, fear none

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star J.L. Geist, in his second year at Dulles, will have a less experienced team this year but that doesn’t bother him. “This will be the second year these players have been in our system, so actually they are more experienced in our system than last year’s team,” […]

Let the (fantasy) games begin

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star This weekend, the high school football season begins. For several lucky teams, the season will end right before Christmas with a state championship trophy. This year’s districts are the same as last year, so District 20-6A will be an all Fort Bend ISD district with Austin, Bush, […]

Stafford High football continues to raise the bar

By Stafford MSD Communications The Stafford High football team graduated approximately 30 players from the most successful squad in program history, and more than a third of those players will compete at the collegiate level. Despite the mass graduations, the Spartans are receiving a great deal of respect from the football experts throughout Houston, and […]

Bush has the speed to go far

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Ask any District 20-6A coach about Bush, and the answer is the same, they have speed. “We don’t have the biggest team, but we have the fastest,” cornerback Erick Young said. The Broncos relied on their speed to make it to the state finals in last summer’s […]

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