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Non-profit director writes book about baseball

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Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com For some Houstonians, the Astros’ lone World Series appearance nine years ago seems like ancient history. But Fort Bend County native and author Mike Vance,  a Dulles High alum who now lives in Houston, decided to dig way deeper into the city’s baseball heritage. Vance, 55, wrote “Houston Baseball: The Early Years, […]

Stubbs prepares to lead Fort Bend Christian by example

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Ty Stubbs may be 5-foot-11 and 305 pounds, but he’s surprisingly fast off the ball. “He’s a big guy, but he has great feet,” Fort Bend Christian Academy head football coach Dave Roberts said. “In baseball, he’s a pitcher and first baseman. He’s played the last two years with a torn […]

Clements volleyball sees possibilities for upcoming season

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com The Clements High volleyball team opens their season last week with a non-conference match against Stratford. The Rangers lost to Stratford last fall in a neutral non-district match, 3-1 and will host Memorial at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Rangers are in their second year with head coach Jenny Adcock and the […]

Six things every athlete should know

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Six things every student athlete should know before taking the field With the fall sports season gearing up, physicians with Memorial Hermann want to help keep young athletes healthy and safe both on and off the field.  Young athletes (and parents too) should consider these tips – provided by Alfred Mansour, M.D., pediatric orthopedic and […]

Willowridge Hall of Fame

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The Willowridge Wall of Honor, Inc. and T.J. Ford, former NBA player and Willowridge High School alum, will host the eighth Wall of Honor Banquet, Saturday, September 6, 2014, at The Power Center, 12401 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas at 7:00 pm.  Eight outstanding former alumni and teachers will be inducted into the Willowridge […]

Majewski dominates as Sugar Land’s closer

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Just call him Mr. Skeeter. Sugar Land Skeeters closing pitcher Gary Majewski is one of two players who were on the opening day roster on April 26, 2012 at Constellation Field. The other one is starting pitcher Matt Wright. And with the exception of playing one week for a team in […]

Kempner kicks off football practice

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Kempner High football team wasted no team preparing for fall practice on Monday. Public schools in Texas are allowed to begin practicing on Aug. 3, and the Cougars got started at 7 a.m. “We wanted to get the players up here and have a regular practice and a walk-thru with […]

Local FCST swimmer to represent USA in Open Water meet

Pictured are Chris Yeager and Peyton Quattlebaum.

Two First Colony Swim Team (FCST) Senior Elite swimmers recently competed in the USA Swimming Open Water National Championship meet in Castaic Lake, California. Christopher Yeager, age 15, placed 16th in the 10K and 3rd overall for 18 & under boys.  His time of 1:54:47 qualified him to represent Team USA at the 2014 Junior […]

Terry’s Fields named tops in hoops coaches

Melissa Fields named the 2014 4-A Outstanding Coach in Texas.

Melissa Fields, coach of the Terry High Lady Rangers basketball team, is the 2014 4A Outstanding Coach of the Year in Texas. Fields received the Dean Weese Outstanding Coach Award from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches May 16 at the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Annual Clinic. The award is named for Texas basketball […]

Mayhem Bronco Division wins PONY District Championship

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The Meadows Place Mayhem Bronco All-Stars won the PONY District title this weekend. A balanced offensive and solid defense keyed victories over Kingwood and Huntsville.

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