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Hightower High School grad’s becoming the new “Air Jordan”

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Tied for third place in the Southland Conference, it’s unlikely that the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team will compete in the NCAA Tournament, which begins next month. But anything’s possible with Islanders senior guard John Jordan, a Hightower High graduate, and his 50-inch vertical leap leading the way with 15.5 […]

Athlete Spotlight: Austin High’s Kristina Battle

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Austin High senior point guard Kristina Battle played an important role in leading the Bulldogs to the UIL Class 6A playoffs. Austin, which lost to Clear Springs in the first round on Monday night, had Battle as its floor general over the past two seasons. “I enjoy controlling the pace of […]

HBU Football hires assistant coach from Missouri City

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HBU has named Brandon North as an assistant football coaches, Huskies head coach Vic Shealy announced Wednesday. North, an Elkins High graduate and Missouri City native, will serve as HBU’s secondary coach. He spent the last four seasons at Montana State, which included a pair of conference titles in 2011 and 2012. The Bobcats had […]

Athlete Spotlight: Clements’ Meredith Miller

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Clements High senior pitcher Meredith Miller has had a long, battle testing journey throughout her three-year career. Now she’s embarking on her final season having seen the peaks of mountains and bottoms of valleys. The Rangers softball team won district titles in two of the last four years. They’ve […]

Fort Bend ISD qualifies a slew of swimmers for State Meet

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Congratulations to the Fort Bend ISD boys and girls swimmers who qualified for the 2015 UIL 5A & 6A State swimming & diving Championships. Some students qualified because they were the Regional Champion and others qualified as a result of their time compared to others in the state. Good luck to all FBISD qualifiers as […]

Willowridge High graduate Inducted posthumously into Brown University’s Athletics Hall of Fame

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The Willowridge High School community is celebrating a recent honor presented to the family of Willowridge High School alumnus Gregory Parker. Brown University honored the legacy of Parker by inducting him posthumously into the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame. The university honored 11 individuals and one team at its 40th Induction Dinner. Gregory’s mother, Missouri […]

5A-23 SHOWDOWN

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The Ridge Point High boys basketball team edged Marshall, 70-68, in overtime last Friday. Both 5A-23 teams are expected to reach the postseason, which begins at the end of February. 

Athlete Spotlight: Ridge Point High’s Kyle Brown

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ridge Point High senior guard Kyle Brown and the Panthers appear to be headed back to the postseason for the third consecutive season. Last Friday, RPHS – in its fourth varsity season – achieved a milestone in earning the program’s first victory over Marshall High, with a thrilling 70-68 overtime victory […]

CHS’ Mayock is Miami-bound

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By Adrian Martin For The Star Huge hands, incredible leaping ability and impressive footwork are just three of Luke Mayock’s exceptional attributes. And apparently, a university approximately 1,100 miles from Sugar Land Texas was keeping tabs on the top receiver in Clements High history. The 6-foot-5, 200 pound Rangers senior will join dozens of other […]

Ex-Broncos meet in Austin

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Former Bush High teammates Kelly Oubre, right, and Cameron Ridley, met on the court last Saturday in Austin. Oubre, a freshman finished with eight points and six rebounds in No. 11 Kansas’ 75-62 win over No. 17 Texas at the Erwin Center. Ridley, a junior, finished with eight points, four rebounds and two blocks in […]

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