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Ridge Point’s Turner excels on and off the field

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Tyler Turner hopes to spend his career winning verdicts and delivering justice for his clients. That’s no surprise considering the Ridge Point High senior is ranked 36th in a senior class of 465 and is enrolled in four Advanced Placement classes. “Academics come naturally to me, but I do put a […]

Football Notebook: Don’t underestimate undefeated Marshall High

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The Marshall High football team may not be receiving the city-wide attention that it’s fellow Fort Bend ISD undefeated opponents, Elkins and Ridge Point, have seen this season. But that’s OK with Buffaloes head coach James Williams. “It’s good for our district to be playing well, but we’re focusing on ourselves and trying to get […]

FBISD grads competed in Labor Day Classic

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Prairie View senior offensive lineman and 2010 Dulles High graduate Dillon Bonnet competed in the 30th Annual Labor Day Classic last Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Panthers lost to archrival, Texas Southern, 37-35. Bonnet has three teammates who graduated from FBISD schools – redshirt freshman defensive back Jordan Holland (Elkins),  senior linebacker Delas […]

Athlete Spotlight: Austin High’s Landon Rambo

Austin High senior wide receiver Landon Rambo caught three passes for 60 yards and a touchdown in a 24-14 loss to Klein Forest last Thursday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com It’s fitting that Landon Rambo would say his favorite type of movie is action. And yes, the Austin High senior wide receiver still gets some good-natured ribbing from people. “They’ll ask, ‘is that really your last name’, and I’ll say ‘what’s the point of me lying about my last name’?” The […]

Sept. 4-6 Football Schedule, last week’s results

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Thursday’s games  • Clear Falls at Kempner (Mercer), 6 p.m. • Alief Hastings at Marshall (Hall), 7 p.m. • Travis at Katy, 7 p.m. Friday’s games  • Austin at Katy Seven Lakes, 7 p.m. • Hightower at Ridge Point (Hall), 7 p.m. • Alvin at Clements (Mercer), 7 p.m. • KIPP Collegiate at Fort Bend […]

Ridge Point, Elkins highlight opening week of football

Ridge Point High running back Remus Butler, pictured during a scrimmage against Clements on Nov. 22, rushed for 220 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Clear Creek last Friday. (Photo by Michael Sudhalter)

The Oct. 16 football game between Ridge Point and Elkins is the most anticipated regular season game in Fort Bend County. The teams will kick off at 7 p.m. that evening at Hall Stadium. Both teams lived up to their lofty expectations during opening weekend, with convincing victories over Class 6A opponents last Friday. Ridge […]

OPENING WEEKEND SCHEDULE

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Thursday’s games Katy Seven Lakes at Travis  (Mercer), 6 p.m. Brazosport at Willowridge (Hall), 7 p.m. Austin at Klein Forest, 7 p.m. Friday’s games Dulles at North Forest, 7 p.m. East Bernard at Stafford, 7 p.m. Marshall at Houston Madison, 7 p.m. Bellaire at Elkins (Mercer), 7 p.m. Ridge Point at Clear Creek, 7 p.m. […]

Thirteen local schools to begin season this weekend

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com You’d be hard-pressed to find an area with better football programs – from top to bottom – than Fort Bend County. Need proof of that? The seven Fort Bend ISD schools that reached the playoffs last season won their opener. And Stafford High did, too. The Star’s football preview is just […]

Marshall’s Sheffield is among nation’s best

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com If you attend a Marshall High football game this fall, don’t be surprised to dozens of college coaches in the stands. Every college in America seems to be interested in signing senior cornerback Kendall Sheffield, who ESPN has ranked the ninth best prep football player in the country. Opponents shy away […]

FBCA sets sights on postseason

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Winning 70 percent of your football game and missing the postseason isn’t easy for any player or coach. But the Fort Bend Christian football team plans on using last season’s 7-3 season (and playoff near-miss) into motivation for the 2014 campaign. “It’s frustrating when you’re that close, but it made the […]

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