@FtBendAthletics: FBISD names Rodney Chant athletic director

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In December, the Fort Bend ISD hired Rodney Chant as its new athletic director, succeeding Keith Kilgore, who had been interim athletic director. Chant took over on Feb. 1. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in speech from Howard Payne University. He […]

Fort Bend ISD celebrates national signing day

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last week, Fort Bend ISD honored 53 of its senior football players who have signed commitment letters to play college football with a program at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Acting Athletic Director Keith Kilgore moderated the program on his last day in office. Newly hired Rodney Chant took over […]

@FtBendAthletics: Bush quicker than Travis in 67-50 victory

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In the heavyweight rematch of Bush and Travis, Bush led from the start and cruised to a 67-50 win. Remy Minor led the Broncos with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Peter Byrd had 14 points and Bryson Etienne had 11. Javontae Hopkins led Travis with 19 points, […]

Elkins girls soccer eyes long playoff run

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last year the Elkins Knights girls soccer team lost in the second round of the playoffs. This year their goal is to advance further, and Coach Hank Deslaurier believes they can. “Even though we have a lot of juniors and sophomores, they are very talented and they […]

@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 […]

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