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Anderson powers Kempner High football team

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Nick Anderson has spent several mid-to-late November evenings watching high school playoff football. Now, the Kempner High senior running back is ready to experience it firsthand. “People can’t tell you about it,” Anderson said. “You have to experience it yourself, and it’s something you’ll remember for the rest of your life.” […]

Eagles’ volleyball leader

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Fort Bend Christian sophomore middle blocker Taylor Bannister (No. 7) has received attention from multiple Division I schools and would like to play for Texas or LSU. Bannister, 15, hopes to lead FBCA to its fourth trip to the TAPPS 4A Final Four and its first state volleyball championship. In the offseason, she plays club […]

Athlete Spotlight: Travis’ Steven Sims

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Steven Sims knows a thing or two about playing football after Thanksgiving Day. The Travis High senior wide receiver/kick returner was a sophomore on the Tigers’ team that lost to eventual state runner-up Houston Lamar in the third round of the UIL Football Playoffs in 2012. “The atmosphere and school spirit […]

Elkins grad enjoys being part of LSU program

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com LSU junior safety Corey Thompson was glad to be back in the Houston area on Aug. 30 – just 17 miles north of Elkins High. Thompson stopped short of comparing the crowd at Houston’s NRG Stadium to the famed Tiger Stadium, a.k.a. “Death Valley” in Baton Rouge, La. “It felt like […]

Ridge Point’s Turner excels on and off the field

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Tyler Turner hopes to spend his career winning verdicts and delivering justice for his clients. That’s no surprise considering the Ridge Point High senior is ranked 36th in a senior class of 465 and is enrolled in four Advanced Placement classes. “Academics come naturally to me, but I do put a […]

Football Notebook: Don’t underestimate undefeated Marshall High

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The Marshall High football team may not be receiving the city-wide attention that it’s fellow Fort Bend ISD undefeated opponents, Elkins and Ridge Point, have seen this season. But that’s OK with Buffaloes head coach James Williams. “It’s good for our district to be playing well, but we’re focusing on ourselves and trying to get […]

FBISD grads competed in Labor Day Classic

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Prairie View senior offensive lineman and 2010 Dulles High graduate Dillon Bonnet competed in the 30th Annual Labor Day Classic last Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Panthers lost to archrival, Texas Southern, 37-35. Bonnet has three teammates who graduated from FBISD schools – redshirt freshman defensive back Jordan Holland (Elkins),  senior linebacker Delas […]

Athlete Spotlight: Austin High’s Landon Rambo

Austin High senior wide receiver Landon Rambo caught three passes for 60 yards and a touchdown in a 24-14 loss to Klein Forest last Thursday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com It’s fitting that Landon Rambo would say his favorite type of movie is action. And yes, the Austin High senior wide receiver still gets some good-natured ribbing from people. “They’ll ask, ‘is that really your last name’, and I’ll say ‘what’s the point of me lying about my last name’?” The […]

Sept. 4-6 Football Schedule, last week’s results

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Thursday’s games  • Clear Falls at Kempner (Mercer), 6 p.m. • Alief Hastings at Marshall (Hall), 7 p.m. • Travis at Katy, 7 p.m. Friday’s games  • Austin at Katy Seven Lakes, 7 p.m. • Hightower at Ridge Point (Hall), 7 p.m. • Alvin at Clements (Mercer), 7 p.m. • KIPP Collegiate at Fort Bend […]

Ridge Point, Elkins highlight opening week of football

Ridge Point High running back Remus Butler, pictured during a scrimmage against Clements on Nov. 22, rushed for 220 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Clear Creek last Friday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

The Oct. 16 football game between Ridge Point and Elkins is the most anticipated regular season game in Fort Bend County. The teams will kick off at 7 p.m. that evening at Hall Stadium. Both teams lived up to their lofty expectations during opening weekend, with convincing victories over Class 6A opponents last Friday. Ridge […]

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