Bill McCaughey

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Stafford boys basketball poised for another big season

(Submitted photo)
Christian Thomas lays up a shot for Stafford. Big things are expected of the Spartans boys basketball team this year.

By Stafford MSD COMMUNICATIONS The Stafford High boys basketball team hopes to build upon its non-district success when it opens district competition at Brookshire Royal on Jan. 13. “We plan on being very competitive in our district,” Stafford head boys basketball coach Torrence Botts said. “We have a goal of winning the district, but we […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis holds on to beat Ridge Point, 57-55

Morris Udeze of Travis lays up a shot agains Ridge Point. (Photo by Bill McCaughey)

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 […]

Shootin’ the Bull

(Photo by Joe Southern)

Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue crosses the endzone untouched Saturday night during the Texans 12-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at NRG Stadium. A missed field goal by the Bengals as time ran out gave the victory to the Texans along with the AFC South title and a playoff spot. The Texans, 9-6, end […]

San Diego State rushes past Houston, 34-10

(Photos by Max Siker)
Houston wide receiver Keith Corbin nearly completes long reception early in the first quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl.

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Major Applewhite’s head coaching career started out strong as the Cougars took a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, and led at halftime 10-6. The second half was another story as San Diego scored 28 points to win the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, 34-10. Ty Cummings kicked […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis tips Klein, Dawson beats Bush


By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With three seconds to go and the scored tied at 44, Sage Tolbert established his position in the lane on the weak side, ready for any rebound that may come his way. One did, and Tolbert tipped it in to give Travis a 46-44 win over Klein […]

Shootin’ the Bull

(Submitted photo)

Houston Texans running back Akeem Hunt (33) fumbles into the end zone Sunday afternoon during the Texans game against division rival Jacksonville Jaguars. The Texans were unable to score from the half-yard line but came away with a safety after holding the Jaguars and receiving a penalty during a punt from the end zone. The […]

Stafford student gets Texans Scholarship

(Photo by Joe Southern)

Stafford High senior Taten Blue was awarded a $5,000 Houston Texans/Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions last month. He and other recipients were honored by the Texans Sunday before the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Meet one of the NFL’s fashion police

(Photo by Joe Southern)
Darin Jordan, a former player with the Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders, now patrols the sidelines of the Houston Texans during home games to make sure the players are in compliance with the NFL’s uniform policy. The Sienna Plantation resident says he likes to look his best while doing the job, thus the suit, tie and fedora.

Sienna Plantation resident keeps Texan players in uniform complience By Joe Southern When Darin Jordan watches the Houston Texans play, he sees a lot more than just runs, passes, catches, kicks and tackles. He sees what few others see and that’s what he’s paid to do. The Sienna Plantation resident and former National Football […]

Bush, Marshall slated to win their districts


By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Bush was ranked second in the state in preseason polls and the Broncos are expected to take first place in District 20-6A as they return four starters from last year’s 28-7 team. Bush is led by 6-foot-2 junior Bryson Etienne who averaged 17.3 points and 5.2 rebounds […]

Goffney voted District 23-5A Offensive MVP


By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Kealton Goffney was voted 2016 Offensive Most Valuable Player for District 23-5A. The Willowridge quarterback led the Eagles into the second round of the playoffs, after a playoff drought of seven years and a playoff win drought of 12 years. Both Luke Matthews, offensive lineman from Elkins, […]

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