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ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Fort Bend Christian’s Aaron Allen

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Fort Bend Christian freshman Aaron Allen pitched a no-hitter at the varsity level and led a Junior Varsity team to an undefeated record. And all before his 15th birthday, no less. Allen, who turns 15 next month, helped the Eagles share a district baseball championship with Lutheran South and Second Baptist. […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Travis High’s Raina O’Neal

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Junior center fielder Raina O’Neal is a tenured member of the Travis softball team. Her transition from middle school to high school varsity softball went well, considering Texas Tech University’s haste to offer during the first season on campus. But perhaps no spring has been more successful than the […]

“STRIKE OUT AUTISM” GAME AT CONSTELLATION FIELD

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The Sugar Land Skeeters hosted its third annual Strike Out Autism game at Constellation Field. Hope For Three Autism Advocates, a Fort Bend-based non-profit, raised approximately $55,000 through sponsorships, a raffle and a post-game jersey auction. Skeeters players wore specially-designed jerseys for the game, which were auctioned to fans afterwards. In three seasons, Hope for […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: JASON SELLERS

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Elkins High baseball boasts an extensive list of successful baseball players. Catcher Jason Sellers is yet Elkins product that will be headed to play in the collegiate ranks. The University of Texas at San Antonio signee has experienced two first round exits and a second round exit from the […]

Clements goalkeeper doesn’t take anything for granted

Clements High senior goalkeeper Danny Namani will play Division I soccer next season at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. (Photos by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Danny Namani never takes anything for granted and tries to appreciate every moment in life – on and off the soccer field. The Clements High senior goalkeeper’s hard work and dedication on the field have earned him a Division I scholarship to the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Point High’s Deante Ford

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Ridge Point High athlete Deante Ford attacks the game of football and track with the same approach. Speed. He’s excellent at  using it to extend and close gaps for Ridge Point’s 4×200 and 4×400 relays. His team won the boys 23-5A district track meet last week. Now they’re headed […]

Love and Baseball: Skeeters player meets fiancee in Sugar Land

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Travis Scott may have played the 2012 season with the York (Pa.) Revolution, but he left his heart 1,500 miles to the southwest, in Sugar Land. Scott, now entering his third season as an infielder/catcher for the Sugar Land Skeeters, was on the visiting team when the Skeeters opened Constellation Field […]

Travis’ Cunningham calls it a career

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Randy Cunningham built the foundation for the Travis High football program when the school opened in the fall of 2006. Now, Cunningham, 58, has decided to retire from coaching after 34 seasons in the profession. “I’d been thinking about retiring for the past couple of years but didn’t want to do […]

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Ridge Point’s Jacob Griffin

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When it came to playing soccer, Jacob Griffin embraced the pressure. “I like the pressure honestly,” said the Ridge Point High senior goalkeeper. “As a goalkeeper, you can be an offensive weapon and a defensive weapon.” Griffin, 17, helped lead the Panthers to their best season in school history. Ridge Point […]

Sportsmanship in season

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Ridge Point High sophomore Diego Saavedra, left, gives Rosenberg Terry junior captain Jose Medrano, a helping hand after the Panthers defeated the Rangers, 1-0, in the UIL Class 5A Regional Quarterfinals last Wednesday at Mercer Stadium. Ridge Point head coach Ryan Corey said sportsmanship is a quality that RPHS emphasizes with its student-athletes. The Panthers […]

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