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Manvel boys capture 5A state track championship

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The Manvel boys captured the 6A state track title in 2015 for the schools second state championship to go with the Manvel girls basketball state championship trophy. The Mavericks almost won back-to-back track titles in 2016, but Desoto nipped them 54-50 thanks to a second-place finish …

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Women golfers helping women and children in need

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By Lynn Shigekawa The Women’s Center of Brazoria County Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, April 18 at Pearland Golf Club, 3123 Flower Field lane in Pearland. Golfers and sponsors are needed. The 4 person scramble has a 9 am shotgun start. Money raised will go to the Women’s …

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Manvel suffers another heartbreaking loss 24-23

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS This was supposed to be the year that the Manvel Mavericks would finally see that the stars are lined up in their favor for a first-ever state football championship. No Katy. No Aledo. No Cy-Ranch. Those are the teams that Manvel wasn’t able to hurdle in …

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Manvel drops defending state champion Cedar Park

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   By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the past three years, the biggest hurdle for Manvel to clear has been the Katy Tigers who beat the Mavericks in the Class 6A Region III Div. II finals three consecutive years.     When Manvel dropped down to Class 5A after the realignment by …

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Manvel City Council discusses rules of procedure

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By TERRY RUIZ Councilman Cox requested a city council conduct policy discussion placed on the city workshop agenda. Mr. Cox felt as though rumors about Manvel City Council were ending up in other cities, such as Alvin and Pearland; as a result of board members not behaving professionally. Mr. Cox …

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Quanah Parker – One Man, Two Worlds

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Photo exhibit Quanah Parker – One Man, Two Worlds has opened at the Alvin Museum and will run through October 9, 2016. The exhibit features rarely seen images of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker and his mother Cynthia Ann Parker. A personal collection of items from descendant Jo …

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Manvel ends playoff hopes for Pearland

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The game between Pearland and Manvel had the entire season in the balance. One would continue in the post-season, the other would hang up their shoes for next year.     It was also a game in which the Mavericks were looking to avenge a lopsided 74-46 loss to the Oilers …

Early Voting for Brazoria County will be held Feb. 16-26

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Early voting for the March 1 Democratic Party and Republican Party Primary Elections will run from February 16-26, 2016.  The primary elections are where each party is picking its candidates to run against each other in the November General Election.  A voter can vote in only one party’s primary.   …

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Dawson edges Manvel in OT 74-71

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 Dawson and Manvel entered their first-round District 22-6A showdown tied atop the league leaderboard and the game was the anticipated slugfest.     The Eagles began the season as the defending 22-6A champion and it took that kind of effort for Dawson to pull out a hard-fought 74-71 overtime victory.     …

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Katy upends Manvel 35-17 for third straight time

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As Yogi Berra once said, “It was deja vu’ again.” And a third time wasn’t a charm for the Manvel Mavericks in their 35-17 loss to the Katy Tigers in the Class 6A Region III Div. II title game.     For the third straight year, Manvel and Katy faced off …