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Pearland Lady Oilers Basketball

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Head Coach Donna Vacek – District 22-5A Pearland is 18-5 overall on the season and 4-0 in district action. As a team, Pearland is averaging 56.2 points per game while shooting 40 percent. The Oilers average per game 28.6 rebounds, 13.2 assists, 15.1 steals, and 5.6 blocks. To date, Sr. …

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Dawson Eagles Basketball

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Head Coach Mark Barre – District 24-4A Dawson is 14-7 overall on the season and 1-1 in district action and are the defending 24-4A champions from a year ago. Dawson is led by Jr. Jordan Lewis who is scoring at a 16.7 clip followed by Sr. Trey Sumpter (16.3), Soph. …

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Carleston Elementary Receives Grant for Instruments

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The halls are alive with the sound of music at Carleston Elementary thanks to a Texas Music Educators Association grant. Carleston recently received a $760 TMEA grant to expand music education for its nearly 800 students. The grant purchased egg shakers, sleigh bells, melodicas, an autoharp and more. “These high-quality …

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Christmas Tree Recycling

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Keep Pearland Beautiful has recycled over 235 Christmas trees, to date, thanks to Pearland residents who have dropped off their Christmas trees at the Stella Roberts Recycling Center. The trees will be used for the Brazoria County Dunes Project, which will take place on Saturday January 25, 2014 from 9AM …

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Dawson Lady Eagles

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Head Coach Isabel Gomez – District 24-4A Dawson is 11-9 overall on the season and 4-1 in district action. The Lady Eagles average 45.7 points per game while shooting 32 percent from the field. They average 27.1 rebounds, 7.5 assists, 11.9 steals, and 1.2 blocks per contest. Dawson is a …

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Wranglerettes Raise $13,597.20 for St. Jude’s

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​The Wranglerettes at Friendswood High School were surprised to see a representative from St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in the audience at one of their major competitions recently. The representative watched three hours of performances and then had more good news to give them. ​Not only were the FHS girls …

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Friendswood Rips Texas City 69-49

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It appears that District 24-4A is going to be another race to the final game if Friendswood’s win over Texas City is any indication. Texas City nipped defending district champion Dawson 83-82 just a few nights before the Stings traveled to face the Mustangs. But the outcome was quite different …

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ACC Teams Gear Up for 2014 Season

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After coming close to making a trip to the NJCAA World Series, the Alvin Community College baseball team is looking to take that extra step in the 2014 season. The ACC softball team will have a new coach and plans to build on experience gained from a disappointing season. The …

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Shelter Cares for Remaining Dogs in Cold Snap

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Only about 20 dogs remain in the former Manvel animal shelter that has relied on volunteers and other rescue organizations since it’s unexpected closing, and volunteers say they are taking measures to protect them against the cold weather. Kemah-based nonprofit Triumphant Tails, area veterinarians and volunteers took over the care …

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Manvel EMS to Sponsor CERT Training

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Beginning January 9, the Homeland Preparedness Project will conduct an eight-week class in emergency response training at the Manvel EMS station on Masters Road. The program consists of 24 hours of initial training and is free to participants. A program certified by FEMA and gaining national importance known as CERT …