Bill McCaughey

Photographer and Journalist

Sliding into third

Wharton County Junior College player Charles Robinson of Sugar Land slides headfirst into third base during the Pioneers’ game against Angelina on Saturday, Feb. 18. Despite a solid performance, the Pioneers fell short, losing 9-12. WCJC is currently 5-6 on the season and will open conference play on Thursday against Blinn College. The home game […]

@FtBend Athletics: FBISD swimmers score points at state

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Kempner High School scored the most points of the Fort Bend ISD swimming teams at the state swimming and diving championships last weekend in Austin. Brittany Bui was responsible for all 10 of their points as she finished 12th in the 200 intermediate and 12th in the […]

Fort Bend ISD swimmers headed to UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships

Several Fort Bend ISD high school swimmers are heading to state after competing in the 5A and 6A UIL Region swim meets held at Lamar CISD Natatorium and Fort Bend’s Don Cook Natatorium recently. The qualifying students are now heading to Austin Feb. 17-18 to compete in the UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships. Below […]

@FtBendAthletics: FBISD names Rodney Chant athletic director

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In December, the Fort Bend ISD hired Rodney Chant as its new athletic director, succeeding Keith Kilgore, who had been interim athletic director. Chant took over on Feb. 1. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in speech from Howard Payne University. He […]

Cousins erupts again as Flutie beats him in charity flag football game

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of a standing room only crowd at Katy’s Rhodes Stadium, 54-year old Doug Flutie led his team to a second consecutive victory over Kirk Cousins, starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, in a celebrity touch football game where the proceeds go to veterans with mental […]

Fort Bend ISD celebrates national signing day

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last week, Fort Bend ISD honored 53 of its senior football players who have signed commitment letters to play college football with a program at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Acting Athletic Director Keith Kilgore moderated the program on his last day in office. Newly hired Rodney Chant took over […]

Stafford has a record 10 seniors set to play college football

Eight Stafford High seniors signed with their respective colleges and universities on Wednesday morning (National Signing Day), joining two of their classmates who graduated from high school a semester early. This is the highest number of college football signees in the 30-year history of Stafford High School. It is no surprise, considering the Spartans enjoyed […]

@FtBendAthletics: Bush quicker than Travis in 67-50 victory

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In the heavyweight rematch of Bush and Travis, Bush led from the start and cruised to a 67-50 win. Remy Minor led the Broncos with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Peter Byrd had 14 points and Bryson Etienne had 11. Javontae Hopkins led Travis with 19 points, […]

Stafford AD, football coach resigns

Stafford Municipal School District Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Ron Counter recently resigned from Stafford to take a similar position at Morton Ranch High School in the Katy ISD. In a press release, Stafford MSD extended its appreciation to Counter, who coached the Spartans football program the best stretch in school history. From 2013-16, […]

Super Bowl to bring tourists to Sugar Land; city prepares

Sugar Land is preparing for a unique opportunity to showcase the city to an international audience as visitors arrive for Super Bowl weekend. With approximately 400 reservations (which translates to 200 aircraft on the ground) received by GlobalSelect at Sugar Land Regional Airport, visitors from throughout the world will arrive this week at the airport […]

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