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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Texas A&M junior guard / forward (Hightower High graduate) Danuel House

Texas A&M junior guard/forward Danuel House, a Hightower High graduate, is a standout for the Aggies.   (Photo courtesy of Texas A&M Athletics)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Texas A&M junior forward Danuel House, a Hightower High graduate, is leading a basketball renaissance in Aggieland. House, 22, transferred to A&M from the University of Houston where he was named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and earned Freshman All-American honors. He didn’t disappoint when he arrived in College Station, […]

INTERNATIONAL GAME

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Harmony School of Science in Sugar Land hosted a basketball team from Beijing, China in a “friendly-game” last Friday at the school’s gymnasium. The team from Beijing’s trip was made possible through the Kobe Bryant Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the lives of youth and families in need. Both teams were comprised of players, […]

Bush High football coach remembers Super Bowl title

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who helped the Broncos defeated Houston in a preseason game last summer, will play in his fourth Super Bowl on Sunday in Santa Clara, Calif. Manning is 1-2 through his first three Super Bowls.    (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Bush High head football coach Allen Aldridge makes it a point to wear his Super Bowl ring to school during the week leading up to the Super Bowl. “The students love it, but I’m still regular Coach Aldridge right now,” Aldridge said. “That was the past, but it’s a chance to […]

Skeeters name Jay Lucas as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations

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Former Houston Astros Executive Joins Skeeters The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that Jay Lucas, who possesses more than two decades of sports communications experience, has been named Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for the Skeeters organization.  Jay Miller, President for the organization, made the announcement. “We are excited to bring Jay on […]

Athlete Spotlight: Travis High’s Morris Udeze

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Travis High junior center Morris Udeze has successfully made the jump to the varsity level, from JV, this season. “It’s been good – it’s a huge jump,” said Udeze, who wears the No. 34 jersey for the defending 6A-23 Champion Tigers. “It’s more intense than JV. The game is faster, and […]

Elkins High names baseball field to honor legendary coach

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Whenever the Elkins High baseball team plays a game, fans will be reminded of the guy who built the Knights’ program a household name in Texas. “Rick Carpenter – thank you for everything you’ve done for Elkins Baseball,” Elkins Principal Barbara Whitaker said of Rick Carpenter Field, which was dedicated before […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Hightower High point guard Maddison Glass

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Hightower High senior point guard Maddison Glass led the Hurricanes to the third round of the UIL Class 6A playoffs. Now, the third-year varsity player is hopeful that Hightower can advance past the third round and into the State Championship for the first time since 2010 (when it finished second to […]

ELKINS’ BLACKLOCK PICKS A COLLEGE

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Elkins High senior defensive lineman Ross Blacklock competed in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl last Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. During the game, Blacklock announced his intention to sign with Texas Christian University next month.

Sugar Land’s Tillman has experienced and broadcasted sports highlights

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NFL Sports Boardcaster

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Sports broadcaster and former NFL running back Spencer Tillman is proud to call Fort Bend County home. Tillman, 51, moved to Missouri City while he was a running back with the Houston Oilers in 1993 and now lives in Sugar Land. “I like the diversity and the eclectic aspect of Fort […]

Walker-Friendly Marathon provides First-Ever Age Group Awards for 5K Walking participants

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The eighth Annual Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon is excited to announce today the addition of Age Group Awards for its Humana Vitality 5K walking participants for the first time. In an effort to continue to provide a walker-friendly race, the Memorial Hermann USA Fit Marathon, which also includes the Fort Bend Kia Half Marathon, […]

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