@FtBendAthletics: Travis comes back in OT to beat Hightower, 52-44

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With the clock counting down, her team behind by three points, and the carefully designed play from her coach unraveling, Travis’ Miranda Ramsey drifted from her wing position to the top of the key, called for the ball, and smoothly drained a three-pointer at the buzzer to […]

@FtBendAthletics: Bush comes back to beat Travis

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Austin (1-0), Bush (2-0) and Hightower (2-0) boys basketball teams lead District 20-6A as district play gets started. Bush 66, Travis 63 Friday night, in the first of two showdowns this season, Bush overcame a 35-25 halftime deficit to beat the Tigers 66-63. The Broncos cut […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis holds on to beat Ridge Point, 57-55

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Ridge Point jumped to a 6-0 lead to start the game, but Travis quickly caught them, took a large lead and then had to hold on for a 57-55 win as both teams opened District 20-6A play. Golden Amadi and Sage Tolbert each scored 4 points in […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis tips Klein, Dawson beats Bush

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With three seconds to go and the scored tied at 44, Sage Tolbert established his position in the lane on the weak side, ready for any rebound that may come his way. One did, and Tolbert tipped it in to give Travis a 46-44 win over Klein […]

Stafford student gets Texans Scholarship

Stafford High senior Taten Blue was awarded a $5,000 Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions last month. He and other recipients were honored by the Texans Sunday before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Bush, Marshall slated to win their districts

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Bush was ranked second in the state in preseason polls and the Broncos are expected to take first place in District 20-6A as they return four starters from last year’s 28-7 team. Bush is led by 6-foot-2 junior Bryson Etienne who averaged 17.3 points and 5.2 rebounds […]

Goffney voted District 23-5A Offensive MVP

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Kealton Goffney was voted 2016 Offensive Most Valuable Player for District 23-5A. The Willowridge quarterback led the Eagles into the second round of the playoffs, after a playoff drought of seven years and a playoff win drought of 12 years. Both Luke Matthews, offensive lineman from Elkins, […]

@FtBendAthletics: Hightower girls basketball targeting playoffs

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star The Hightower Hurricanes are the consensus choice to win District 20-6A this year in girls basketball as they have six seniors returning, including last year’s all-district first-teamer Eneily Rodriguez. With that experience, Coach Deborah Mize, last year’s all-district coach, is excited about this year. “Every year is […]

@FtBendAthletics: College Station ends Marshall’s playoff run, Stafford falls by a point

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In a 14-game season, the good and bad bounces of the football will even out for a team. But in any given five-second span of time, you can throw out the laws of probability. With 22 seconds to go in the third quarter, a College Station punt […]

Terry Petry voted MVP of District 20-6A

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Terry Petry of Ridge Point High School has been voted Most Valuable Player of District 20-6A for 2016. Petry was a senior wide receiver and shutdown cornerback for the District 20-6A champions. “Terry had a tremendous season playing two positions for us, wide receiver and cornerback. He […]

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