Sliding into third

Wharton County Junior College player Charles Robinson of Sugar Land slides headfirst into third base during the Pioneers’ game against Angelina on Saturday, Feb. 18. Despite a solid performance, the Pioneers fell short, losing 9-12. WCJC is currently 5-6 on the season and will open conference play on Thursday against Blinn College. The home game […]

@FtBend Athletics: FBISD swimmers score points at state

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Kempner High School scored the most points of the Fort Bend ISD swimming teams at the state swimming and diving championships last weekend in Austin. Brittany Bui was responsible for all 10 of their points as she finished 12th in the 200 intermediate and 12th in the […]

Fort Bend ISD swimmers headed to UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships

Several Fort Bend ISD high school swimmers are heading to state after competing in the 5A and 6A UIL Region swim meets held at Lamar CISD Natatorium and Fort Bend’s Don Cook Natatorium recently. The qualifying students are now heading to Austin Feb. 17-18 to compete in the UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships. Below […]

@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 […]

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