By Michael Sudhalter firstname.lastname@example.org Matt Wright has pitched professionally in Virginia, Venezuela and everywhere in between over the past 16 seasons. Now, the 33-year-old Sugar Land Skeeters right-handed pitcher is focused on enjoying his team with the defending Atlantic League runner-up and helping some of his younger teammates along. The 6-foot-4, 270-pound Wright, who is […]
The Covington Woods Swim Team, a member of the Southwest Houston Recreational Swim League, celebrated their 39th year of existence in style this year by going undefeated in their division for the 2015 season. The team, coached by Jerome “DC” Muniz, Jessica Boehm, Ryan Norris, and Mallory Kauffman, sent a record 49 swimmers to All Stars […]
The Houston Astros acquired former Sugar Land Skeeters pitcher Scott Kazmir, in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers, from American League West Division rival, Oakland, on Thursday. Kazmir, a Houston native and a first-round MLB Draft pick out of Cypress Falls in 2002, was drafted by the New York Mets. But he started his Major League […]
Meadows Place PONY Baseball Bronco Division All-Stars won the Coast Region Section Championship, finishing undefeated earlier this month in the PONY Section tournament in Conroe. Meadows Place beat the Huntsville and Kingwood All-Stars to reach the championship game in the double elimination tournament. They won the championship game Monday night against Kingwood.
Front Row (includes kneelers): Logan Urreizteita, Calvin Lopez, Carter Friedman, Owen LaRocca, Christian Anhaiser, Travis Bell, Brooke Spiwak, Haggen Nguyen. Back Row: Coach James Anhaiser, Ryan Alaniz, Cade Lubojasky, Jason Brown, Richard Hoke, Jackson Davenport, Coach Rick Bell, Coach Javier Urreizteita.
The Houston Rockets held a summer basketball camp last week at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. Basketball players learned the skills and fundamentals of the game, and on July 7, they had a chance to meet Rockets forward Donatas “D-Mo” Motiejunas.
The Sugar Land Skeeters and manager Gary Gaetti announced the signing of pitcher Tim Stauffer and first baseman Allan Dykstra prior to the contest with York on Tuesday. Stauffer, 33, spent 10 seasons at the Major League level. He spent the first nine years of his big league career with the Padres before joining the […]
Perhaps being picked to finish second in Class 23-6A will be a good sign for the Hightower High football team. Last season, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football (DCTF) picked the Hurricanes to finish second behind Alief Taylor. Hightower, despite an 0-3 start, went on to finish 7-4 with a district championship and a victory over Taylor. […]
By Adrian Martin For The Star The 2015 high school football season hasn’t started yet, but two Fort Bend ISD standouts have already secured their collegiate destination. Marshall High quarterback Jeremy Smith chose Arizona State, and Kempner High safety Jordan Ward picked Southern Methodist. They’re expected to make it official on National Signing Day in […]
By Michael Sudhalter email@example.com D’Angelo Harrison spent four seasons playing on one of college basketball’s biggest stages. Now, the 2011 Dulles High graduate is hoping to sign with his hometown Houston Rockets. “I think playing in Madison Square Garden in New York City got me ready for the bright lights because I had to get […]