Photo Galleries

Fort Bend Christian Academy Wins Top Award at National Junior Theater Festival

FBCA’s cast of ‘Godspell’ with their Outstanding Performance trophy at the Junior Theater Festival.

“ASL-Integrated Performance” shines on big stage with audience of 6,000+ attendees The directors and cast of Fort Bend Christian’s ‘Godspell JR’ company knew they had something special when they boarded their flight to Atlanta on Friday, January 13. It was their first time performing an ASL shadow performance of a musical, not a play. And it was their first time attending the enormous and respected Junior Theater Festival. With all of that in mind, the […]

The Women of AKA Spend MLK Day Helping DePelchin Serve Children, Families

The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha spent Martin Luther King, Jr. Day organizing toys, diapers, clothing and other donations for children and families who may need them in the coming months. The Alpha Kappa Omega chapter volunteered helping to organize the DePelchin Children’s Center Donation Station. DePelchin provides a range of services to children and families in the Houston area and other parts of Texas, including foster care, adoption, counseling and parenting classes. The organization also […]

27th Annual Periwinkle Cycle “Back in the Saddle,” presented by White Oak Energy, returns March 4 to The Houstonian Club

Houstonians are invited to register for the annual bike-a-thon to raise funds and awareness for programs benefitting children and families touched by pediatric cancer Parents, children, individual supporters and avid cyclists are invited to grab their boots and get back in the saddle on Saturday, March 4 in a family-friendly fitness competition to support The Periwinkle Foundation during the 27th Annual Periwinkle Cycle presented by White Oak Energy at the newly renovated The Houstonian Club. Teams of four will compete in […]

Five join DePelchin Children’s Center Board of Directors

Five respected members of the Greater Houston community have joined the DePelchin Children’s Center Board of Directors and will help provide leadership for the longtime nonprofit organization as it continues to serve Texas children and families. Founded in Houston in 1892, DePelchin delivers services in Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Lubbock, as well as areas surrounding those cities. DePelchin’s services include foster care and adoption, residential treatment, school-based counseling, family preservation programs and parenting classes. […]

Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023

Monumental sculptures by world-renowned artist to rise above living museum’s diverse plant collections Houston Botanic Garden presents Steve Tobin’s Intertwined: Exploring Nature’s Networks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, and running through Aug. 13, 2023. The exhibition features monumental sculptures by the American artist, who is world-renowned for his works in glass, bronze, ceramic and steel, including “Trinity Root,” a memorial cast from a tree that protected a New York City cathedral on 9/11. In Houston, Tobin’s […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Football Wins TAPPS 5A Division II State Championship

Fort Bend Christian Academy Varsity Football team won the TAPPS 5A Division II state championship 42-30 against Fort Worth All Saints Episcopal School on December 2, 2022.  This marks the first state championship win for football in school history. This season, the Eagles were 8-4 and 4-1 in district play.  They defeated Austin Hyde Park 69-0 in area finals, defeated Austin Regents 27-24 in the regional final, and made their path to the state championship […]

Katy Notched another Playoff win against Summer Creek

By Terry Carter Unbeaten Katy notched another playoff win against on Friday afternoon, this time over Summer Creek, 35-7, at Turner Stadium in Humble. The victory pushes the Tigers back to familiar territory in a battle for the Region III-6A Division II crown after Katy senior RB Seth Davis raced through the Summer Creek secondary for 224 yards and two TDs. Davis wasted little time in scoring against the Bulldogs after the Tiger defense shut […]

Cougars Fly High Until North Shore Showdown

Cinco Ranch junior DB Yetxiel Perez Gilbes (9) struggles to drag down a North Shore receiver after a long gain by the Mustangs on Friday. (Photo by Terry Carter/UDPhotos)

By Terry Carter The Cinco Ranch football team soared this fall, posting a 9-4 record before battling one of the two Region III-6A giants, North Shore, on Friday at Rhodes Stadium. Nationally-ranked North Shore (13-0) didn’t humiliate the Cougars the way the Mustang can against many opponents. But a 49-21 victory over Cinco Ranch still eliminated the Cougars after a stellar season, highlighted by offensive firepower. North Shore trailed the Cougars 14-7 in the first […]

Hicks Named Official Paetow Head Coach

By Terry Carter It’s been a busy few seasons for football coach David Hicks Sr. An assistant coach in Katy ISD a few years go, he took a position with the Allen Eagle football staff in 2021. And his son, David (DJ) Hicks Jr., who is among the nation’s defensive lineman, transferred to Allen High School from Morton Ranch last year. Then Paetow won the 5A state championship in 2021 under the leadership of head […]