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Kason Martin commits to North Texas

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Manvel senior quarterback Kason Martin is the field-general for one of the top Class 5A teams in the state. As his final season in high school approaches, Martin made the decision that will influence his educational and athletic future when he selected North Texas in Denton, …

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Tony Heath era sadly over at Pearland

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS When it comes to putting in perspective what Tony Heath has meant to the Pearland Oilers football program and the overall impact he has had at Pearland High School and the Pearland community, the adjectives and emotions are difficult to put into words. It is hard …

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Two Manvel teammates commit to Texas A&M

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Texas A&M Aggies have landed two 2018 commitments from the Manvel Mavericks. Brian Johnson, an outside linebacker/safety hybrid, committed to Coach Kevin Sumlin and the Aggies recently. The 6-foot-1.5, 185-pound Johnson made the announcement of his commitment on his personal Twitter account. Johnson has been called …

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Walls name to TGCA All-Star team

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The Texas Girls Coaching Association selects a maximum of 20 All-Stars, from conferences 1-4A and 5-6A in softball each year. These student-athletes are selected by the TGCA Softball Committee, which is composed of softball member coaches of the association, at their annual meeting. Selections are made …

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Williams-Yates named top coach in county

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Christa Williams-Yates is a softball legend at the University of Texas. When one walks into the UT Red and Charline McCombs Field, there is a full-size picture of the two-time Olympic Gold Medalist who, not only made a name in the college softball ranks, but also …

Scalise, Oilers, Eagles honored on All-District baseball team

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Pearland shared the 2017 District 23-6A baseball title and the Oilers had six players named to the All-District 23-6A first-team while head coach Anthony Scalise was named 23-6A “Co-Coach of the Year.” Named to the first-team for the Oilers included catcher Jacob Whitehead, shortstop Parker DeLeon, …

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School’s First Medal

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Alvin Shadow Creek junior Hailey Pollard shows off her gold medal after winning the Class 5A Girls Discus event at the UIL Track & Field State Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Pollard won the discus with a distance of …