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Dawson runs over Westbury 49-13

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The game plan to was pretty simple. Just hand the ball off to Brett Winnegan and watch him run. And did he run! The junior scat back used his speed and quick moves to gain 211 rushing yards on 19 carries for five touchdowns as the Dawson Eagles completely dominated …

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Oilers erupt in second half to smash Memorial

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There was a lot of concern after the first half as to whether the Pearland Oilers would be able to knock off the Memorial Mustangs after each teams finished with less than 100 yards apiece in total offense. Pearland won the first six times they faced the Mustangs, but entered …

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Volleyball Report – Dawson Lady Eagles

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The Dawson Lady Eagles lost a heart-breaker to Clear Lake. The Lady Eagles fell 15-12 in game five. Clear Lake won the first two games for a 2-0 lead and then the Lady Eagles rallied to take games 3 and 4 to tie up the match. Game 5 was tight …

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Volleyball Report – Pearland Lady Oilers

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The Pearland Lady Oilers won both matches this past week defeating Clear Springs and Pasadena. The wins improved the Lady Oilers to 21-7 on the season and 1-0 in district play. Pearland defeated Clear Springs on Tuesday night by the scores of 25-20, 25-15, 25-18. The Oilers were led in …

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PISD hears updates on state testing

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Under a new and very different state accountability system, Pearland ISD students are doing remarkably well, says Lisa Nixon, director of testing and evaluation for Pearland ISD. Nixon gave a presentation of the most recent set of state testing results to the school board last Tuesday. All Pearland ISD campuses met …

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Access to commercial site on 518 creates snags

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Creating access to a commercial site on FM 518 is creating more issues than one developer expected. “If I would have known this would happen, I would have stopped it a long time ago,” said Renee McGuire, president of R. West Development Corp and founder of the Pearland charity, Forgotten Angels. City …

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Coming soon to Pearland: More visual appeal

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Realizing one never gets a second chance to make a first impression, Pearland’s leaders are getting motivated to create more visual appeal within the city – especially its “gateways” through which most first-time visitors enter. A plan to beautify the west end of town is under way, as the recently created …

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Mavericks beat Tornadoes 46-7

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There was no surprise regarding the outcome of Manvel’s game against Galveston Ball. The Tornadoes have been on the down slide since Hurricane Ike and they still have never recovered. When the Mavericks landed on the rock, it didn’t take the Mavs long to let everyone know which way this …

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Alvin ISD Receives National Attention

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The Alvin Independent School District (AISD) received attention from the national news media last week after some parents complained of an assignment given a 7th grade social studies class at Fairview Junior High. The assignment asked students to write a letter as if they were in the twin towers just …

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ACC Student Ambassador Program Has New Additions

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There will be four new faces joining the Alvin Community College Student Ambassadors for the fall 2013 semester. ACC Ambassadors are an important element in attracting students and promoting the college’s mission. During the fall semester ambassadors will help provide information to potential students about ACC services, help create marketing …