Morton Ranch Teacher and Coach to Be Buried Friday

Stephen Papp (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Funeral services have been set for Morton Ranch High School teacher and assistant football coach Stephen Papp, who was killed in an automobile accident over the weekend. Authorities have not yet released details about the accident. Papp’s funeral is set for 3 p.m. Friday at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Dr., in Kingwood, which was his hometown. Morton Ranch football coach Ron Counter said a coaching friend called him with […]

Morrow Wins 2018 Texas State And Regional Overall All-Around Gymnastic Title

Taylor Morrow, 11, daughter of Joe and Tina Morrow of Columbus , was crowned the 2018 Texas State overall all-around Champion with a winning score of 37.875.  She competed against 24 other competitors throughout Texas on April 15 in San Antonio at the Xcel Texas State Meet. Also was recently crowned the 2018 Regional overall all-around Champion with a winning score of 37.625.  She competed against 19 competitors from 7 different states on May 20 […]

The Houston Tennis Association offers scholarships grants to graduating high school seniors             

HOUSTON (May 9, 2018)–The Houston Tennis Association is accepting applications for several college scholarships to be granted to graduating seniors in the greater Houston area. The scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $2,500, will be awarded to high school students who have participated in high school varsity tennis and/or USTA Texas tournaments or programs.  Students attending college on a tennis scholarship are not eligible to apply. In addition to HTA contributions, money for the scholarships has […]

Tompkins  College Signing Day

Athlete Name Sport College Signing For       Zach Visser Baseball Southwestern Christian University       Wilson Ehrhardt Baseball Hill Jr. College Jorge Vargas Baseball Dean College Dani Dagley Volleyball Northwestern Oklahoma State University Kailyn O’Neal Volleyball Southern Connecticut State University Anish Sriniketh Tennis St. Edwards Alyssa Balandran CC/Track Rice University Dubem Nwatchukwu Track Texas A & M Corpus Christi                   Jacob Won Swim University of South Dakota Jade Kemp Swim Austin College Reilly Swain Swim Memorial […]

Nicholls, SFA Win Southland Conference Basketball Titles at Merrill Center

Courtesy Southland Conference

By George Slaughter The Nicholls State Lady Colonels and the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks won their respective Southland Conference basketball titles this weekend at the Merrill Center. Nicholls will learn its women’s tournament seed this evening. SFA will play Texas Tech Thursday night in Dallas in the first round of the men’s tournament. Nicholls Wins Women’s Title In the women’s title game, Nicholls defeated the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks 69-65 Sunday afternoon. The win gives […]

April 28, 2018– Master Naturalist Youth Fishing Tournament at Seabourne Creek Nature Park

  What:    Master Naturalist Youth Fishing Tournament at Seabourne Creek Nature Park When: Saturday, April 28, 2018; 8-11 a.m. Where: Seabourne Creek Nature Park, Highway 36 S in Rosenberg Who: Youth – ages 4 – 14, accompanied by an adult – Free Conducted by Coastal Prairie Chapter – Texas Master Naturalists Other: Some fishing gear & appropriate clothing recommended. Call 281.633.7033 for more info  *****************************************************************************************   This fishing tournament follows on the successful FISH-tastic tournament […]

Mayde Creek Varsity Girls Win 2nd Place at Donaldson Relays

On Friday, March 9, the Varsity Girls competed at the Aldine ISD M.B. Donaldson Relays at Bill Smith Stadium in Aldine. This was a very competitive meet with over 25 teams competing. The Lady Rams had an outstanding night and claimed 2nd place! The meet kicked off to a great start in field events. Shania Steptoe earned the Gold in High Jump with a nice jump of 5-2. Alessa King had an outstanding 2nd place […]

Falcons Fall Short in State Basketball Championship

By George Slaughter The Tompkins Falcons boys basketball team can reflect on an historic season, even if it fell short in the state final. On Saturday, the Allen Eagles scored on an almost last-second basket to claim a 49-47 victory and the Class 6A state title at the Alamodome. Allen finishes at 35-5. Tompkins finishes at 32-9. Tompkins’s appearance in the title game was the first time a Katy Independent School District team had made […]

KISD Appoints New Seven Lakes High School Football Coach

Jimmy Hamon, head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Seven Lakes High School (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Jimmy Hamon, football defensive coordinator and junior varsity baseball coach at Ridge Point High School, has been appointed head football coach and campus athletic coordinator at Seven Lakes High School. The district made the appointment Monday night at its Board of Trustees meeting. Hamon has coached at Ridge Point High School, which is the Fort Bend Independent School District, since 2012.Ridge Point football coach Brett Sniffin praised Hamon and his hire at […]