The U.S. Tennis Association recently announced that Marlee Zein was named to the first-ever USTA Junior Leadership Team, which recognizes America’s finest junior tennis players who exhibit leadership, sportsmanship and character on and off the court. A resident of Sugar Land, Zein is among nearly 30 players nationwide named to the USTA Junior Leadership Team. […]
A Needville player slides safely into third base as Stafford’s Mathew Castaneda awaits the throw from the outfield during their game in Stafford March 29. The 25th-ranked Blue Jays got the best of the Spartans 10-4.
The Sugar Land Skeeters announced the signing of infielder Brooks Conrad, left-handed pitcher Roy Merritt, left-handed pitcher Derrick Loop and right-handed pitcher Ian Marshall for the 2016 season. Conrad, 36, signs with the Skeeters for a second time. The infielder signed with the Skeeters for the 2015 season but was picked up by the New […]
The Elkins High School boys basketball team defeated Dunbar 101-73 last week and advanced to the 5A state championship game against Lancaster on Saturday at 3 p.m. in San Antonio. The Knights lost a close one to Lancaster 67-64 as the Tigers repeated as 5A state champions.
The Sugar Land Skeeters announced they have acquired infielder Andy LaRoche from the Wichita Wingnuts (AA) for a player to be named later. LaRoche, 32, appeared in 26 games last season for Wichita after being acquired by the Wingnuts on Aug. 11, 2015. He batted .269 with six home runs and 23 RBI. He was […]
The Elkins High School boys basketball team defeated Dunbar 101-73 Thursday night and advances to the 5A state championship game against Lancaster. Elkins fell to Lancaster 67-64 in the 5A state basketball championship Saturday. Good luck, Knights!
The Stafford High boys soccer team celebrated a victory on Feb. 8 at Sealy. The teams played to a 1-1 tie through regulation and two overtimes, but the Spartans won the district match by penalty kicks. The playoffs begin next month.
UIL CLASS 6A Hightower 70, Friendswood 46…Hightower will face Pearland Dawson or Port Arthur Memorial in the second round. Clear Springs 61, Kempner 34 Travis vs. Clear Falls (results not available at press time), winner will face North Shore in the second round. UIL CLASS 5A Bush 77, Foster 37…Bush will face Beaumont Central or […]
The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the club has signed two more players to its 2016 roster including the return of outfielder Jeremy Barfield and right-handed pitcher Robbie Weinhardt to Constellation Field. Barfield, 27, played in 17 games with the Skeeters in 2015 before signing with the Colorado Rockies Double-A affiliate. The power-hitting outfielder […]
By Michael Sudhalter firstname.lastname@example.org Five of the six teams in the Shriners Hospital for Children Houston College Classic have players with ties to Fort Bend County. Local favorites Houston and Rice, along with 2015 College World Series (CWS) qualifiers TCU and Arkansas, 2014 CWS qualifier Texas Tech, and Louisiana-Lafayette (ULL) will compete in the annual […]