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Ridge Point reaches Regional Final for first time ever

The Ridge Point High football team made history by advancing to the regional finals for the first time ever. The Panthers earned back-to-back victories at NRG Stadium in Houston over Crosby and A&M Consolidated, respectively. They’ll face Angleton at Noon on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.  (Photos by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When B.J. Rainford scores a touchdown, he acts like he’s been in the end zone before. The Ridge Point High junior calmly tosses the ball to the referee and returns to the huddle. “I’m not really into all of that celebrating — I’m laid back,” Rainford said. Rainford has become accustomed […]

Shape Up Fort Bend Youth Team

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Shape Up Fort Bend Youth Team places 3rd at the 12 Annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta.  Torrential rains caused the all the Youth Teams to be rescheduled for November 1. From Left to Right:  Terri Wang (SUFB Youth Advisor), Nicole Volek, (SUFB Founder & President), Rachel Wang (Co-Chair SUFB Youth), Carly Tai, Veronica […]

Football Notebook: PETRY IN ACTION

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Ridge Point High senior wide receiver Terry Petry, a University of Houston commit, pictured right, and the Panthers faced Crosby in the Class 5A Playoffs last Saturday. Due to early deadlines, results were not available at press time. Follow FtBendAthletics on Twitter for updates. (Submitted Photo)

Eagle Board of Review

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Sugar Land resident Kevin Lobo completed his Eagle Board of Review on Aug. 25. His Court of Honor has been scheduled for Nov. 24 at St. Martins Church also in Sugar land . Kevin joined scouting as a first grader and is currently a senior at Kempner High. His Eagle Scout project consisted of making […]

Austin Volleyball qualifies for State Tournament

The Austin High volleyball team qualified for the state semifinals for the first time in program history. The Bulldogs will face Conroe Oak Ridge at 6 p.m. Friday in the UIL Class 6A Semifinals at the Culwell Center in Garland.  (Photo courtesy of Graith Photography)

The Austin High volleyball team has only lost two matches all season. If the Bulldogs win two more, they’ll become Fort Bend ISD’s first state champion in volleyball. Austin (45-2) will face Conroe Oak Ridge (35-6) in the Class 6A State Semifinals at the Culwell Center in Garland – near Dallas – at 6 p.m. […]

Fort Bend Fresno Jets earn championships at cheer competition

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Fort Bend Fresno Jets Cheer Team competed in the Texas Youth Football Association (TYFA) annual cheer competition last Saturday in McAllen. The team competed with teams from across the state of TX and brought home the top prize: Grand Champion –Game Day Division. Also, our 9 & up girls won first place in the Halftime […]

Ridge Point’s Cooper named All-American

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Ridge Point High’s Caitlyn Cooper was named a first-team All-American, and Austin High’s Paige Swinney received honorable mention All-America honors. Both players have Division I futures. Cooper is committed to Kentucky, and Swinney is headed to Sacramento State. Ridge Point played Barbers Hill in the 5A regional quarterfinals, and Austin faced Clear Creek in the […]

Seven Star-area teams to begin football playoffs this weekend

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It’s a short drive from Fort Bend County to NRG Stadium, but six Star-area know it will take a lot of work to qualify for the state championships, from Dec. 17-19, at the home of the Houston Texans. Fort Bend Christian, returning to the playoffs for the second straight season, hopes to play for a […]

Volleyball playoffs begin

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The Austin High volleyball team, ranked No. 2 in the state in Class 6A, began on Tuesday with a 3-0 sweep of Clear Lake. They’ll face Goose Creek Memorial in the second round this week. Ridge Point defeated Port Lavaca Calhoun in the first round of the 5A playoffs and will meet Pearland Dawson in the […]

Baines Volleyball, District Champions

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Baines Middle School volleyball team, in Sienna Plantation in Missouri City won the district tournament this past weekend at Wheeler Stadium. Not just one team but all four volleyball teams won. Eighth grade A and B and seventh grade A and B are district champions. All four teams won on the same day at the […]

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