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Manvel runs past Pearland 45-7 in season opener

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Having the first two games cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey didn’t make it any easier on the Pearland Oilers having to face No. 1 state-ranked Class 5A Manvel Mavericks in the season opener for both teams. Plus — it was also the first game for Pearland’s …

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Alvin ISD Press Box dedication set for Sept. 22

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The new Alvin ISD Press Box will be dedicated on Friday, Sept. 22 during a halftime celebration. The Alvin Yellowjackets will host the Stratford Spartans in a non-district contest at 7:00 p.m. The Alvin ISD Memorial Stadium Press Box will be named the Roy Lee Powell …

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Saints win bronze medal at softball championship

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The Pearland Saints are returning home from the Special Olympics North America (SONA) Softball Championship with the bronze medal. The Saints completed the three-day tournament, held in Bismarck, with a 3-2 record in the Minot division, including a victory over in-state Special Olympics Texas-rival Best Friends (San Antonio) in the …

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Pearland Saints to play in softball championship

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The Pearland Saints will be one of two teams from the state of Texas that will compete in the annual Special Olympics North America (SONA) Softball Championship, being held Aug. 17-20 in Bismarck, ND. Led by coach Raymond Rocha, the Pearland Saints, will be making a third-straight trip to the …

Friendswood set to face non-district schedule

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Friendswood has three non-district games to begin the 2017 football campaign and they easily disposed of two of them last season getting lopsided wins over the Texas City Stingarees 54-20, and the Kingwood Mustangs 58-20, but the weather ended up canceling the game against the Summer …

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Dawson turns in strong performance at Turner Classic

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Dawson head volleyball coach Jason Karim was confident entering the 2017 season, but that confidence grew after his girls proved they are going to be a strong favorite to defend their District 23-6A title and be a favorite to capture the Class 6A Region III crown …

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FHS mascots, cheerleaders named All American

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Both the Friendswood High School mascots and 21 cheerleaders competed and were named All American by the National Cheerleading Association (NCA) this summer. The four students who serve as Mighty, the FHS mascot competed at the NCA Mascot Camp at Moody Gardens in Galveston recently. All four …

Adidas John Turner Volleyball Classic to be held Aug. 10-12

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The 20th anniversary of the Adidas-John Turner Volleyball Classic will be August 10-12, 2017. The tournament has had several names and sponsors over 20 years, but was recently named, and rightly so, after former Pearland head volleyball coach John Turner, who had a vision for such a great event and …

Friendswood athletes qualified for Jr. Olympics

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Friendswood athletes qualified for either the AAU Jr. Olympics and/or USATF Jr. Olympics recently. The athletes were all members of the All American Throwers of Friendswood with Coach Nick Capuano. The young athletes qualified at the AAU Region 17 National Qualifier competition July 5-8 at Hightower High …

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Lacrosse team offers area kids a unique sports opportunity

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By LYNN SHIGEKAWA The finest aspects of youth sports are modelled by this exciting young lacrosse team that recently won the Texas Two Step tournament in Dallas. The Hounds’ philosophy is “no tryouts” and “no cuts” and they take kids from several different areas including Manvel, Alvin, Pearland and Friendswood. …