Bill McCaughey

Photographer and Journalist

@FtBendAthletics: Travis beats Kempner in nail-biter

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Travis ace Ryan Rickett was in a jam. He had a one run lead in the top of the seventh, the bases loaded, and no one out. But Rickett did what any ace would do, he had his catcher pick off the runner on third on a […]

Astros’ expectations are high for 2017

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star With an exceptional starting eight that is probably second best in the major leagues – only the Cubs are better the Astros expect to be in the playoffs this fall. Manager A.J. Hinch will rely on his Young 4 and his Veteran 4 to overcome their in-state […]

@FtBendAthletics: Oladipo breaks Texas Relays discus record Ridge Point, Travis soccer advance

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Gabriel Oladipo, a senior at Hightower, broke the Texas Relays high school discus record with a toss of 205 feet-1 inch. The old record was 204 feet-3 inches. Oladipo did even better the week before at the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays where he set a personal record and tied […]

Skeeters individual tickets now on sale, promotional schedule released

Individual tickets for the upcoming Sugar Land Skeeters baseball season are on sale now at Constellation Field and online at The defending Atlantic League champions begin the 2017 Atlantic League season at home on Thursday, April 20, against the Bridgeport Bluefish at 7:05 p.m. Skeeters 2017 promotional schedule The 2017 Skeeters promotional schedule features […]

Skeeters to host a pair of University of Houston games

The Sugar Land Skeeters will host the University of Houston Cougars and Sam Houston State University in the first game of the Sanders Cup Series on Tuesday, April 18, at Constellation Field. On Tuesday, May 9, the Skeeters will also host the Cougars and Rice University in the third game of the Silver Glove Series. […]


Stafford High School baseball player Daniel Davis slides safely into second base during a home game March 21 against Columbus. The Spartans lost the district opener 19-3.

@FtBendAthletics: For Marshall track team it’s all about Go Time

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Members of the Marshall High School boys track team know what coach Lloyd Banks means by Go Time. “Go Time is when the spotlight is on you and it’s time for you to perform,” Banks said. “Go Time can be at the state championship, at a weekly […]

Kyle Drabek to bolster Skeeters roster Three others return to defend title

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the club has signed former major leaguer and right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek for the 2017 season. Drabek, who was an All-American player at The Woodlands High School, joins the Skeeters for his first season in Sugar Land and the Atlantic League. Drabek was originally selected as the 18th overall […]

@FtBendAthletics: Travis and Kempner top pre-season baseball rankings

By Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star District 20-6A is loaded with baseball talent this spring. In one pre-season poll, Travis was first, Kempner third and Clements 17th. Throw in Austin, which is currently 12-4 this season, and you have the makings of a powerhouse district. Returning district champion Travis is 13-3 this season, […]

2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year Jeremy Barfield re-signs with Skeeters

Baseball team inks several players to contracts The Sugar Land Skeeters recently announced that the club has re-signed the 2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year, outfielder Jeremy Barfield, for the 2017 season, in addition to several other players. Last season, the Houston native became the first Skeeters player to win the league MVP award […]

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