By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With school having already started, the Fort Bend Star has started a new column, @FtBendAthletics, which, not surprisingly, will be focused on Fort Bend ISD athletics. The column will be published weekly in the print and digital versions of the Fort Bend Star, and breaking news will […]
The City of Sugar Land will host a Welcome Home Celebration for Simone Manuel and Steven López on Aug. 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square. The two Olympians recently competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Manuel won gold medals in the 100-meter freestyle and the 4×100-meter medley […]
Travis High School’s Grant Griffin (2) catches the ball at the State 7on7 Football Tournament on July 8 at Veteran’s Park in College Station.
Men for Change (MFC) recently honored 15 Fort Bend ISD graduating seniors with scholarships totaling $18,000 during the organization’s 2016 Scholarship Awards Banquet, held at Quail Valley City Centre. The FBISD honorees were among more than 20 seniors in Fort Bend County honored with MFC scholarships this year. “We look forward to presenting scholarships each […]
The Ridge Point Royals Dance Team recently led a community-wide donation drive. During the month of April, they collected over 1,000 items from fellow students, staff and neighbors. On April 23, representatives from the dance team delivered and stocked canned goods, toiletries and baby items at the Second Mile Mission Center in Fort Bend County. […]
The U.S. Tennis Association recently announced that Marlee Zein was named to the first-ever USTA Junior Leadership Team, which recognizes America’s finest junior tennis players who exhibit leadership, sportsmanship and character on and off the court. A resident of Sugar Land, Zein is among nearly 30 players nationwide named to the USTA Junior Leadership Team. […]
The Sugar Land Skeeters announced the signing of infielder Brooks Conrad, left-handed pitcher Roy Merritt, left-handed pitcher Derrick Loop and right-handed pitcher Ian Marshall for the 2016 season. Conrad, 36, signs with the Skeeters for a second time. The infielder signed with the Skeeters for the 2015 season but was picked up by the New […]
Mar 25 2016 | Posted in Fort Bend ISD
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The Elkins High School boys basketball team defeated Dunbar 101-73 last week and advanced to the 5A state championship game against Lancaster on Saturday at 3 p.m. in San Antonio. The Knights lost a close one to Lancaster 67-64 as the Tigers repeated as 5A state champions.
The Elkins High School boys basketball team defeated Dunbar 101-73 Thursday night and advances to the 5A state championship game against Lancaster. Elkins fell to Lancaster 67-64 in the 5A state basketball championship Saturday. Good luck, Knights!
Mar 11 2016 | Posted in Fort Bend ISD
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UIL CLASS 6A Hightower 70, Friendswood 46…Hightower will face Pearland Dawson or Port Arthur Memorial in the second round. Clear Springs 61, Kempner 34 Travis vs. Clear Falls (results not available at press time), winner will face North Shore in the second round. UIL CLASS 5A Bush 77, Foster 37…Bush will face Beaumont Central or […]