Bill McCaughey

Photographer and Journalist

@FtBendAthletics: Bush, Marshall. Elkins advance to regional quarterfinals

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Three Fort Bend ISD schools advanced to the boys’ basketball regional quarterfinals. In 6-A, Bush beat Westside 53-41 and improved their record to 27-4. “It wasn’t one of our best games,” Bush’s Bryson Etienne said. “When we picked up our defensive intensity, our offense came to us.” […]

Stafford boys basketball qualifies for 4A regional quarterfinals

The Stafford High boys basketball team advanced to the UIL 4A Regional Quarterfinals and was scheduled to play Brazosport at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pearland High School. The Spartans (20-11) are competing in the Regional Quarterfinals for the first time since 2010 – the year the program made its sixth trip to the state semifinals. […]

Skeeters roster shaping up for 2017

Sugar Land Skeeters announced recently that the club has added three more players to the 2017 roster. Catcher Albert Cordero and pitcher Jake Hale will return to the Skeeters while catcher Jose Ortiz is set to begin his first season with the club. Cordero, 27, returns to the Skeeters for the 2017 season. Undrafted out […]

Sliding into third

Wharton County Junior College player Charles Robinson of Sugar Land slides headfirst into third base during the Pioneers’ game against Angelina on Saturday, Feb. 18. Despite a solid performance, the Pioneers fell short, losing 9-12. WCJC is currently 5-6 on the season and will open conference play on Thursday against Blinn College. The home game […]

@FtBend Athletics: FBISD swimmers score points at state

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Kempner High School scored the most points of the Fort Bend ISD swimming teams at the state swimming and diving championships last weekend in Austin. Brittany Bui was responsible for all 10 of their points as she finished 12th in the 200 intermediate and 12th in the […]

Fort Bend ISD swimmers headed to UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships

Several Fort Bend ISD high school swimmers are heading to state after competing in the 5A and 6A UIL Region swim meets held at Lamar CISD Natatorium and Fort Bend’s Don Cook Natatorium recently. The qualifying students are now heading to Austin Feb. 17-18 to compete in the UIL State Swimming and Diving Championships. Below […]

@FtBendAthletics: FBISD names Rodney Chant athletic director

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In December, the Fort Bend ISD hired Rodney Chant as its new athletic director, succeeding Keith Kilgore, who had been interim athletic director. Chant took over on Feb. 1. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a minor in speech from Howard Payne University. He […]

Cousins erupts again as Flutie beats him in charity flag football game

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star In front of a standing room only crowd at Katy’s Rhodes Stadium, 54-year old Doug Flutie led his team to a second consecutive victory over Kirk Cousins, starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins, in a celebrity touch football game where the proceeds go to veterans with mental […]

Fort Bend ISD celebrates national signing day

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Last week, Fort Bend ISD honored 53 of its senior football players who have signed commitment letters to play college football with a program at Wheeler Fieldhouse. Acting Athletic Director Keith Kilgore moderated the program on his last day in office. Newly hired Rodney Chant took over […]

Stafford has a record 10 seniors set to play college football

Eight Stafford High seniors signed with their respective colleges and universities on Wednesday morning (National Signing Day), joining two of their classmates who graduated from high school a semester early. This is the highest number of college football signees in the 30-year history of Stafford High School. It is no surprise, considering the Spartans enjoyed […]

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