@FtBendAthletics: Fort Bend starts the season 4-7

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star The Fort Bend ISD schools put Hurricane Harvey behind them and started their delayed football season by collecting 4 wins and 7 losses last weekend. Clear Lake 47, Clements 0 Clear Lake took advantage of Clements’ turnovers to take a 28-0 first quarter lead, and go on […]

Travis takes on Katy Taylor in scrimmage

Backup Travis quarterback Kris Foster (10) passes the ball during the Tigers scrimmage against the Katy Taylor Mustangs on Sept. 9 James E. Taylor High School. Hurricane Harvey washed out the first two games of the high school football season, so many local teams scrimmaged over the weekend to prepare for the coming week.

@FtBendAthletics: FBISD 11 Harvey 0

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star Hurricane Harvey may have washed out the first two weeks of the football season, but he didn’t come close to defeating the local football teams, volleyball teams, marching bands, drill teams, students, teachers, parents and sports fans. It wasn’t even a close game as Fort Bend students […]

Buffalos ready to roam

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star – Last year, Marshall was 11-3 and a play or two away from going to the state semifinals. But that was last year. “Last year doesn’t mean anything,” Marshall Coach James Williams said. “We have to prove ourselves this year.” The players agree. “Last season was very […]

Dulles theme is respect all, fear none

By Bill McCaughey For the Fort Bend Star J.L. Geist, in his second year at Dulles, will have a less experienced team this year but that doesn’t bother him. “This will be the second year these players have been in our system, so actually they are more experienced in our system than last year’s team,” […]

Bush has the speed to go far

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Ask any District 20-6A coach about Bush, and the answer is the same, they have speed. “We don’t have the biggest team, but we have the fastest,” cornerback Erick Young said. The Broncos relied on their speed to make it to the state finals in last summer’s […]

Willowridge looking to repeat last season’s success

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last year, Willowridge came from behind to beat Galveston Ball in the last game of the regular season to claim a playoff spot for the first time since 2009. So how do the Eagles keep their playoff string intact? “We have to build off the success we […]

Ridge Point comes loaded with talent

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last year, in their first year in 6A competition, the Ridge Point Panthers won their district and made it to the second round of the playoffs before Houston Lamar beat them 24-21, ending their season at 11-1. This year the Panthers expect to go farther, as they […]

Travis Tigers bring speed to the game

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Coach Trey Sissom, in his third season at Travis and coming off a second-place finish (5-2) in District 20-6A, is upbeat about the program and the upcoming season. “The sophomores we started when we got here, are now seniors and have been in our program for three […]

Elkins is ready to run

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Elkins’ Coach Dennis Brantley knows exactly what the Knights need to do to have a successful season. “We need to run the ball effectively,” Brantley said. And his message has been received. “We need to get our momentum going at the start of a game through the […]

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