Skeeters scramble back into first place

By Joe Southern The up and down Sugar Land Skeeters are back up again, having gone from ceiling to cellar to ceiling again in the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. As of Sunday, the Skeeters were 10-7 and riding a five-game win streak. They are a game ahead of the […]

@FtBendAthletics: Marshall running for three-peat at state track meet

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Marshall High School, coming off back-to-back state 5A championships, is again sending the most Fort Bend ISD qualifiers to the state track and field championships in Austin this week. Shamon Ehiemua qualified for the boys’ championship in the 200 meters by running a 21.17 in the region […]

Stafford MSD’s Samuel sets sights on cardiology

By Stafford MSD Communications Academic achievement has defined much of Maraki Samuel’s story over the past four years. While the Stafford High senior is proud of everything she’s achieved in the classroom (she’s ranked fourth of more than 230 students), she has truly distinguished herself as someone interested in giving back to the community. Samuel, […]


Visitors to the City of Sugar Land’s Arrive Alive event Saturday at the Smart Financial Centre plaza visit a Verizon booth to learn about the latest in Bluetooth products. The city held the event to help prepare residents for the new hands-free law that was recently enacted to prevent drivers from using cell phones and […]

Free Comic Book Day

Comic book fans line up to collect comic books Saturday at Bedrock City Comic Company in Missouri City for Free Comic Book Day. The annual event celebrated at comic book stores across the country provides free, special comics to fans. This year, Bedrock City had musicians, comic book artists and cosplayers (people in costumes) to […]

Tigers advance

Senior Brandon Pruitt (4) celebrates after the Fort Bend Travis versus Katy Taylor baseball game on May 6 at Taylor High School in Katy. Travis defeated Katy Taylor 5-3 to clinch the first round victory.

Memorabilia of old school needed for gymnasium renovation project

Do you have old yearbooks, pictures or memorabilia from the old Missouri City High/Middle School? Fort Bend County Pct. 2 Commissioner Grady Prestage is calling on the community to help with the Missouri City Middle School Gymnasium Renovation Project. The building was acquired by Fort Bend County from Fort Bend ISD and Prestage plans to […]


Singers B.J. Thomas and Mary Sarah returned to their roots Thursday night in a concert at the Stafford Centre. Thomas, originally from Rosenberg, and Sarah, who was raised in Richmond, sang before an enthusiastic crowd. Sarah opened the show by singing songs from her “Bridges” album of duets with country music legends and included some […]

Students, teachers at FBISD’s EDGE campuses benefit from George Foundation grant

Students at Fort Bend ISD’s two EDGE campuses are benefiting from an innovative instructional model, made possible in part to a $153,000 grant from the George Foundation. The Educators Dedicated to Growing Excellence (EDGE) instructional model was introduced at Briargate Elementary and Ridgemont Elementary at the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. Representatives from the […]

Plaza dedication

Sugar Land City Councilmember Bridget Yeung, left, and Mayor Joe Zimmerman release butterflies Monday during the ribbon cutting dedication of the city’s new plaza on the north side of the Smart Financial Centre. “This is going to be like Discovery Green is for Houston,” Zimmerman said.

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