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Butler named “Coach of the Year” by TD Club of Houston

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By Dr. David Davis     When a coach is nominated for “Coach of the Year” honors for the Touchdown Club of Houston, it means you are one of the elite coaches in the Houston area.      This year, Shadow Creek head coach Brad Butler was nominated with nine …

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Friendswood comes up short at state volleyball tournament

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By Dr. David Davis     While the Friendswood Lady Mustangs didn’t finish the state tournament with their desired result, the appearance in the state’s final four marks a long journey to be back among the Class 5A elite.     “We got Friendswood volleyball back on the map, back …

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STATE BOUND! Lady Mustangs capture 5A Region III Crown

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By Dr. David Davis     Friendswood lost in the Class 5A Region III finals a year ago to Kingwood Park. Despite the loss, Friendswood head coach Sarah Paulk knew she had a young team and believed they would challenge again this year.     This is the deepest playoff run for …

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Blue Santa Shootout Toy Drive registration underway

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By Karolyn Gephart The Blue Santa Shootout Toy Drive will be Saturday, November 17, 2019 at Schulz Sportspark at 2910 W. Parkwood in Friendswood. The event is sponsored by the Friendswood Parks and Recreation Department. Registration is underway for the Adult Co-ed and Men’s “D” Divisions event. Call 281-996-3228 to …

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Pearland’s Casey Russell to play at the PGA Championship

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the avid golfer, playing in a PGA event would be a dream come true, though most part-time golfers don’t have the skill to compete against the best golfers in the world. But in the case of Pearland’s Casey Russell, PGA Pro at Golfcrest Country Club, …

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Friendswood named finalist for Sportsmanship Award

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the fourth time in the past seven years, the Friendswood Mustangs have been selected as a finalist for the Sportsmanship Award by the Touchdown Club of Houston. Title sponsors for the gala are Comerica Bank and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The event will be …

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Athletes register, prepare for Winter Games

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Winter Games of Texas scheduled in Pearland will begin Jan. 18. The 3-day event, patterned after the Olympic Games, is a sports festival for Texas amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels. Amateur athletes will compete in their sport of …

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15-0 Sharks Going to State!!!

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For the first time in school history, the Shadow Creek Sharks, who are playing their first season of varsity football, are on their way to face the Dallas Highland Park Scots (15-0) on Saturday, Dec. 22 at 11:00 a.m. at AT&T Stadium in Arlington for the Class 5A Division state …

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Shadow Creek overcomes slow start to oust Foster 25-21

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the second time this season, Shadow Creek rallied to defeat district foe Richmond Foster to capture the Class 5A Region III Div. I championship 25-21 to advance to the 5A Division I state semifinals against the San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds (13-1) at NRG Stadium on …

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Shadow Creek dismantles Georgetown 36-7

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS As they have done all season, the 13-0 Shadow Creek Sharks continued their perfect journey in their first varsity football season with a convincing 36-7 win over the Georgetown Eagles (9-4) in the Class 5A Region III Div. I semifinals. The Sharks advance to the 5A …