Category archives for: Fort Bend ISD

Clements Boys Soccer hopes to repeat


By Adrian Martin For The Star Nearly a full calendar year ago, the Clements boys soccer team hoisted the Texas 5A state championship. Unfortunately, all good things under the celebratory sun come to an end at some point. With the road signs ahead indicating a long path this season, head coach Todd Ericson-entering his 26th […]

Athlete Spotlight: Elkins’ Nathaniel Cephas


How many years have you been on the varsity team? “Three seasons.” What is special about this time, aside from its 19-2 record? “We want to win, and we’re sacrificing egos.” How did the team do last season? “We defeated Clear Creek in the first round and lost to eventual state champion North Shore in […]

High school wrestling unlikely to start in FBISD


By Adrian Martin For The Star High school wrestling may lack widespread popularity in Texas, but the Houston area is home to many high school wrestling programs. Fort Bend ISD has 11 high schools, but none of them have a wrestling program nor are there are plans to add wrestling, according to FBISD Athletics Director […]

Bright futures


Former Fort Bend ISD standouts, Sheroid Evans (Dulles) and Bralon Addison (Hightower) are expected to lead their respective teams next season. Both players were recovering from ACL Surgery this season. Evans, a cornerback, returned to Houston to watch the Longhorns in a loss to Arkansas in the Texas Bowl. Addison, a wide receiver, watched his […]

Athlete Spotlight: Austin High’s Bryan Njokwu


By Michael Sudhalter Austin High senior forward Bryan Njoku has a major goal in mind before he graduates in the spring. Njoku, 18, wants to lead the Bulldogs’ boys basketball team to its first playoff appearance since 1999. “The team talks about it a lot,” Njoku said. “That’s my only goal – to make […]

Elkins’ Romo overcomes odds, signs with UT-Arlington


By Adrian Martin For The Star Apparently, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex will be able to handle two exceptional athletes with the last name, Romo. Tears of joy fell from the face of Elkins High senior Fabian Romo after he signed a letter of intent to play wheelchair basketball at the University of Texas at Arlington. […]

Kempner High grad to face Dallas Cowboys on Sunday

Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo, a Kempner High graduate, will face the Dallas Cowboys at 12:05 p.m. Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo courtesy of the Green Bay Packers)

By Michael Sudhalter Green Bay Packers safety Chris Banjo, a Kempner High graduate, grew up in Fort Bend County, played college football at SMU and makes his offseason home in Dallas. But at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, the 24-year-old Sugar Land native will look to break hearts across Texas. “Some of my neighbors and former […]

Athlete Spotlight: Clements High’s Coleman Edwards


By Adrian Martin For The Star You’d be hard pressed to name the top three guards to ever put on a jersey for an Fort Bend ISD school, but Coleman Edwards is definitely in the conversation. Edwards, a University of New Orleans commit, is one of the streakiest in the city and he continuously provides […]

Local football players set to compete in bowl games

Missouri defensive back John Gibson, left, makes a tackle during a victory over Texas A&M last month. Gibson and the Tigers will face Minnesota in the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day.

By Michael Sudhalter The holiday season is a great time to relax, enjoy family and watch a college football bowl game – or 12. Fortunately, local residents have plenty of Fort Bend ISD alumni to follow during bowl season. The 2014-15 season marks the first time that major college football has a playoff system, […]

Athlete Spotlight: Kempner’s Tiara Matthews


By Michael Sudhalter Kempner High junior forward/center Tiara Matthews is one of the top players in Class 6A-23. Matthews, 16, has been a varsity starter since her freshman year when the Cougars lost to state power, Clear Springs, in the first round of the playoffs. “It was a good experience – I was kind […]

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