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Brighten Your Holidays  With Brookwood Community’s Iconic Poinsettias Post-Harvey Retail Sales Crucial

With post-Harvey poinsettia plant sales crucial to Brookwood Community, wholesale client Mark Seavers of Seavers Landscape is spreading the word to support sales at Brookwood’s four retail locations.

HOUSTON, TEXAS, November 20, 2017 – Ho ho ho-liday cheer is filling the air, which means it’s time for Brookwood Community’s abundantly beautiful poinsettia plants to fill homes, businesses and worship centers throughout Houston and surrounding communities. Poinsettias can be purchased beginning the week after Thanksgiving at Brookwood’s four retail locations, and proceeds from these festive holiday favorites will fund more than $500,000 of the community’s annual operating budget to provide a spiritual, educational and […]

SPORTS NOTEBOOK 11-20-17

FOOTBALL Football Playoff Results – Bi-District Division One – Large School Katy 45, Travis 14 Ridge Point 40, Cinco Ranch 23 Division Two – Small School Strake Jesuit 28, Hightower 10 Taylor 14, Bush 0 Playoff Schedule for this coming week: Division One – Large School Katy vs. Cypress Ranch Noon, Saturday, NRG Stadium Division Two – Small School Cy-Fair vs. Strake Jesuit 6 p.m., Friday, Legacy Stadium Langham Creek vs. Taylor 7 p.m., Friday, […]

Katy Wins Bi-District Playoff Game with 45-14 Victory over Fort Bend Travis

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers can claim the distinction of winning the first playoff game in Legacy Stadium. It did so with a Friday night with a 45-14 victory over Fort Bend Travis. There was no drama in this one, as Katy scored the first four times it had the ball and took a 28-0 halftime lead. Junior running back Deondrick Glass scored the first touchdown on a two-yard run at the 5:21 mark […]

High School Football Playoffs Begin Friday

The west (home team) side of Legacy Stadium. (George Slaughter photo)

By Tom Behrens Marquee playoff matchups are typically hard to find in the first round of the UIL state football playoffs. And in a way, that’s by design. The matchup of the best teams should come later in the six rounds that are required to win an 11-man state championship. How they got here: In the largest two classifications, 6A and 5A, after the top four finishers from a district are determined, they are placed […]

Groundbreaking for New Katy Fire Station Expected Early Next Month

By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday night selected Bass Construction Company to build the long-planned second Katy fire station. Mayor Chuck Brawner said the groundbreaking is expected early next month, with the station expected to open in October. The new station will have a guaranteed maximum price of $3,650,828. The new station is to be built at Bell Patna Drive and Katy Mills Circle, near Katy Mills Mall. It will be a three-bay, […]

Seven Lakes Wins Finale, 42-34, over Morton Ranch

By George Slaughter To hear Seven Lakes coach Lydell Wilson describe it, the Spartans this season have had to keep fighting adversity to make things come out all right in the end. Friday’s game against Morton Ranch was a case in point. In it, Seven Lakes began strong and rolled up a 32-point halftime lead, only to see the Mavericks come back with a strong second half. But the Spartans kept fighting the adversity, and […]

2017 Katy ISD High School Football Standings, Scores, and Schedules

District 19-6A Standings TEAM OVERALL DISTRICT Katy Tigers 8-0 7-0 Cinco Ranch Cougars 8-1 6-1 Strake Jesuit Crusaders 7-2 5-2 Taylor Mustangs 5-4 4-3 Seven Lakes Spartans 4-6 3-4 Morton Ranch Mavericks 3-6 2-5 Mayde Creek Rams 3-6 1-6 Tompkins Falcons 0-9 0-7 Katy ISD High School Football Schedules NOTES: Home games are in bold. Paetow High School opened this semester, and will field its first varsity football team next season. Cinco Ranch Cougars DATE […]

City Bond Election in the Works as Engineering Firm Makes Recommendations for Pine Forest Subdivision Flood Protection

Mayor Chuck Brawner

By George Slaughter Voters in the City of Katy can expect a bond election next spring to pay for needed engineering work to mitigate flood danger. The bond will coincide with next May’s city election. Mayor Chuck Brawner said he was not sure of what the final figure would be, though he estimated it would be in the $10 million range. Of this figure, $3.3 million would be earmarked for the four recommendations given to […]

Coca-Cola® Releases Commemorative Championship Can to Celebrate the Houston Astro’s World Series Victory  

HOUSTON, TX [November 1, 2017] – In celebration of the Houston Astros’ triumphant 2017 World Series win, Coca-Cola® is giving Astros fans a refreshing way to savor the sweet taste of a Championship. Today, Coca-Cola is unveiling a limited-edition commemorative 16-ounce can to honor the Astros’ accomplishment and celebrate with their fans. The Coca-Cola cans feature the official World Series Champions mark including the Astros logo, saluting the team for its remarkable 2017 Postseason run. […]

Katy Tigers Crush Tompkins Falcons, 62-0

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers needed a quarter to wake up before getting on track against the Tompkins Falcons. In the end, it didn’t matter, as Tigers cruised to a 62-0 victory Friday night at Legacy Stadium. Katy improves to 6-0 overall, and 5-0 in District 19-6A play with the victory. Tompkins falls to 0-7, and 0-5 in district play, with the loss. After a scoreless first quarter, the Tigers began their onslaught with […]