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Burroughs places second at USTA national tourney

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Missouri City and Quail Valley resident, John Burrmann, was a member of a men’s tennis team from Houston, TX, representing the Texas Section of the USTA, that finished second in the USTA League Adult 55 & Over 9.0 National Championships recently held at the Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex in Surprise, Ariz.from November 7-9. The […]

Bush-Marshall Girls Basketball Game


The Bush High girls basketball team defeated Marshall, 49-27, on Nov. 21 in the FBISD Girls Basketball Tournament at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Bush, which is expected to lead 5A-23 this season, will host Katy Tompkins in a non-district game at 7 p.m. Tuesday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

Ridge Point finishes the season with a 12-1 record, after playoff loss


By Michael Sudhalter The Ridge Point High football team had its best season in the school’s four-year varsity history. The Sienna Plantation-based school entered last Saturday’s Class 5A, Division I regional semifinal game against Temple High with a perfect 12-0 record. “12-1 is nothing to hang your head about,” RP head football coach Brett […]

Athlete Spotlight: Travis’ Juwan Williams


By Michael Sudhalter Travis High senior forward Juwan Williams’ leadership is one of the reasons why the Tigers are favored to win the Class 6A-District 23 Championship. Williams, 17, is a third-year starter for the Tigers (0-1), who opened the season with a 76-66 loss at Cypress Lakes on Nov. 18. Williams is the […]

Dulles girls basketball determined to make playoff run


By Michael Sudhalter The Dulles High girls basketball team is balanced between five experienced seniors and a strong group of underclassmen – two juniors, two sophomores and a freshman. “I think as we get going, the players will learn what we’re doing and we’ll be able to compete for a playoff spot,” said Vikings […]

Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: Elkins graduate Nick Harwell


By Michael Sudhalter After graduating from Elkins High in 2009, Nick Harwell’s football career took the scenic route. But the 6-foot-1, 193-pound Missouri City native has found a home in a major football conference as the top receiver for the University of Kansas. Harwell, a senior who will graduate in December, has caught 41 […]

Kempner High grad looks forward to facing Texans


By Michael Sudhalter Kempner High graduate George Iloka made a decision just before his senior season that propelled him to an NFL career. Iloka, 24, had been a wide receiver for the Cougars during his first three years. Then-head coach James Brown and teammate Chris Banjo, now a safety with the Green Bay Packers, […]

Eight questions for the Fort Bend football playoffs


(1) Will Ridge Point make a run? The Ridge Point High football team made history with a perfect 10-0 regular season. Only one of those victories (30-21 over 5A-23 runner-up Elkins) was decided by single digits. The Panthers have three Division I commits in Jordan Tolbert (Baylor), Jameel Cook (Maryland) and Cameron Townsend (Maryland) and […]

Red Mango Athlete Spotlight: Fort Bend Christian’s Kat Mantel


By Michael Sudhalter Fort Bend Christian junior Kat Mantel is looking forward to competing in the TAPPS Class 4A Volleyball semifinals on Friday in Corsicana. Mantel, a 17-year-old middle blocker who’s been on the varsity team since her freshman year, helped lead FBCA to playoff victories over Austin Regents and San Antonio Holy Cross, […]

Austin senior commits to Fresno State


By Michael Sudhalter Austin High running backs have carried the ball, north-to-south in recent seasons, but when it comes to picking colleges they head west. Bulldogs senior Bryson Oglesby has verbally committed to Fresno State in Fresno, Calif. – one year after Vic Enwere chose the University of California-Berkeley. “He’s someone I look up […]

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