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Lady Eagles Fall to No. 1 Barbers Hill

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No one wants to lose, but if you have to lose to someone, it might as well be to the top-ranked team in the state of Texas. Dawson entered the best-of-three series against No. 1 state-ranked and No. 4 nationally-ranked Barbers Hill (30-0). Now, the Lady Eagles, who share the …

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Economic Alliance Selects New Leader

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C.B. “Bix” Rathburn will assume the position of retiring Galveston County Economic Alliance president and CEO Don Gartman. Gartman, also CEO of the Alliance Foundation, announced his retirement at the organization’s quarterly board of director meeting. Gartman served both organizations for more than 10 years after a long career in …

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Pearland Advances to Region Finals

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The Pearland Oilers (36-5) have been in the top 10 in the state for the entire season while being ranked at No. 1 for a few weeks until they settled for No. 8 to begin the playoffs. Now the Oilers find themselves in the 5A state quarterfinals and are a …

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FISD Boosts Staff and Fees

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Friendswood students may notice several new faces when they return to class Aug. 25. At Friendswood High, Bruce Bolden Jr. will teach social studies and Paige Ramsey will serve as Spanish teacher and coach. Jennifer Sicuro was also approved as Social Studies teacher and coach at Friendswood High. The school …

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Local Family Seeks National Title of “Most Playful”

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Family “dance parties” and trampoline time are routine for one Pearland family that’s now in the running for the most playful in the country. In a video submitted to the contest and now on YouTube, the Holloman family – using homemade costumes and props – emphasizes using imagination to perk …

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Special Ed to Destroy Files

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FISD will soon dispose of the confidential Special Education records of former students who have received special education assessment, instruction or related services for the 2006 – 2007 school year. If parents, adult students, or former students do not want confidential records destroyed, they should make that request in writing …

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Pearland Receives Communication Awards

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The City of Pearland received top honors in two categories in the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards, recognizing communications excellence. The awards were received in the Publication Design category for the City’s Calendar & Annual Report, and the Electronic Communications category for the City’s monthly electronic …

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All-Class Reunion to Honor Dr. K

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A two-day celebration of the life and work of longtime FISD educator Myrlene Kennedy will include an “all class reunion” for those she touched: the staff and alumni of Friendswood High. The first-ever Myrlene Kennedy Memorial All-Class Reunion is scheduled on June 13 and 14 at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. …

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Mustangs Edge Out Santa Fe

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Sometimes when two evenly matched teams face one another in a win or lose situation, the outcome may be determined by the overall emotional demeanor of one of the teams. In the final game of the best-of-three series between Friendswood and Santa Fe, it was clear that the Mustangs had …

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Sportspark to be Re-bid

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The long awaited Shadow Creek sports park hit a snag Monday night when Pearland City Council opted to reject the sole competitive bid and rebid the project. The $13.36 million bid came in over the city’s $8.5 million budget. The complex was one of a number of park projects included …