TSTC’s Fort Bend County campus sees first graduates

Degrees earned in precision machining technology There are two students from Texas State Technical College in Fort Bend County who made history on Friday by being the first to graduate from TSTC’s new Industrial Technology Center. Chris Calmes and Salman Maredia both earned their associate degrees in precision machining technology during the commencement ceremony held […]

Pete Olson visits the Honor Roll School

U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) visited Nov. 28 with third grade students at The Honor Roll School in Sugar Land. Olson and the students discussed the responsibilities of each branch of the United States government. Students asked questions about the government and the voting process in a town hall style set up. “It was a […]

@FtBendAthletics: College Station ends Marshall’s playoff run, Stafford falls by a point

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In a 14-game season, the good and bad bounces of the football will even out for a team. But in any given five-second span of time, you can throw out the laws of probability. With 22 seconds to go in the third quarter, a College Station punt […]

Terry Petry voted MVP of District 20-6A

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Terry Petry of Ridge Point High School has been voted Most Valuable Player of District 20-6A for 2016. Petry was a senior wide receiver and shutdown cornerback for the District 20-6A champions. “Terry had a tremendous season playing two positions for us, wide receiver and cornerback. He […]

Erin Anthony voted 20-6A All-District volleyball MVP

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Austin Bulldogs went undefeated in District 20-6A play and walked away with most of the individual honors for 2016. Coach Amy Cataline was voted Coach of the Year, Erin Anthony earned Most Valuable Player and Most Valuable Setter honors, and Dani Steele earned Defensive Most Valuable […]

Instantly an Aggie

Stafford High senior wide receiver Hezekiah Jones, an Under-Armour All-American, made his commitment to Texas A&M University official last week. Jones, who was joined by his family (including his father, SHS assistant coach Chad Jones), friends, teammates and coaches, signed with the Aggies. Jones will graduate in December from Stafford High and enroll at Texas […]

Memphis upsets Houston 48-44, Herman heads to UT

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The University of Houston started out slow, made a furious comeback, but fell short at the end of the game, losing to Memphis 48-44. Also on Saturday, Tom Herman resigned as head coach at the University of Houston to take a similar position at the University of […]

Fort Bend ISD moves forward on District of Innovation process

In an effort to personalize Fort Bend ISD’s approach to student learning, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to pursue a District of Innovation Designation following a public hearing on Nov. 14. Following Monday’s action and in accordance with rules established by the Texas Education Agency, a Local Innovation Committee will be […]

HCC Rising Leaders Conference creates new opportunities in Fort Bend County

In a packed room at the Houston Community College (HCC) Stafford Campus, more than 100 high school students and their parents learned about the HCC Honors College and the opportunity to complete the first two years of college at no expense to their families. Stafford High School sophomore, Nia Scott, was among the crowd of […]

Ridge Point advances to Region 3 volleyball semi-finals

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Ridge Point volleyball team, with two seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and six freshmen, advanced to the Region 3 semi-finals before losing to George Ranch 3-2 last Friday night. The Panthers finished second in District 20-6A with an 11-3 record, and a 29-19 overall record. In […]

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