@FtBendAthletics: Rickett leads Travis over Katy and into regional semi-finals

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Trailing 2-1 to Katy and with six outs remaining in the season for Travis High School, senior Ryan Rickett stepped up to the plate and blasted a double off the left-centerfield wall, waking up a silent dugout and the slumbering Travis bats. “He threw me a curve […]

Ridge Point eliminated by Katy, 3-0

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Two wild pitches in the fifth inning were the difference between advancing and going home as the Katy Tigers beat the Ridge Point Panthers 3-0 in a region quarterfinal game last Thursday. Katy’s Amy Hitt led off the fifth inning with a solid single to centerfield. Hitt […]

@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 […]

Dulles cheer leaders

Dulles High School cheerleaders Jenny Harms and Tia Finner were selected by the Universal Cheer Association (UCA) to be official staff. Working for UCA is a coveted position. They are the first in Dulles history to make the cut. 

UCA conducts cheer camps and competitions worldwide, as seen on ESPN.



@FtBendAthletics: For Marshall track team it’s all about Go Time

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Members of the Marshall High School boys track team know what coach Lloyd Banks means by Go Time. “Go Time is when the spotlight is on you and it’s time for you to perform,” Banks said. “Go Time can be at the state championship, at a weekly […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis and Kempner top pre-season baseball rankings

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star District 20-6A is loaded with baseball talent this spring. In one pre-season poll, Travis was first, Kempner third and Clements 17th. Throw in Austin, which is currently 12-4 this season, and you have the makings of a powerhouse district. Returning district champion Travis is 13-3 this season, […]

@FtBendAthletics: Marshall finishes second in 5A state

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star All throughout their playoff season, the Fort Bend Marshall boys’ basketball team used aggressive defense to trigger scoring runs as they won their way to the state championship game. Last Saturday, the Buffalos came up one scoring run short as Mansfield Timberview beat Marshall 74-66 to win […]

Happy Hurricanes

On Feb. 12, the 8U First Colony Hurricanes took home 1st Place in their division in Westbury Little League’s Hearts & Homers Tournament, with a 21-7 win in the championship game. Back in November, the mighty Hurricanes also took home 1st place in First Colony Little League’s Fall Shoot Out Tournament, battling from behind in […]

Taylor Bannister named to top 50 volleyball list

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Taylor Bannister was destined to be a basketball player. Her grandparents played basketball in college. Her father played in the National Basketball Association for five years and in various international leagues for 10 years, and her mother played basketball at Dulles High School and Rice University. But […]

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