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2 Houston Players Named To Final Roster For 2021 Mcdonald’s All American Games Teams

The Final 48 Cement Legacy Among Basketball Greats, as Games Go Virtual HOUSTON, TX (Feb. 18, 2021) – The McDonald’s All American Games is the pinnacle of high school basketball. Each year ushers a new group of young players into a club of legendary athletes, many of whom are known by a single name: Shaq, Lebron, Candace, A’ja. Continuing a decades-long tradition of celebrating the next generation of basketball greats, McDonald’s announced that Rori Harmon […]

Council Honors Longtime City Engineer, Storm Relief Efforts

David Leyendecker (Henneke Funeral Home photo)

By George Slaughter In a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the Katy City Council recognized the late David Leyendecker, the longtime city engineer who died in December, as well as winter storm relief efforts by city staff. The council issued a proclamation honoring Leyendecker, and named the city water detention facility north of Morton Road and east of Pitts Road as “Leyendecker Landing.” Mayor Bill Hastings said the landing will be 66.8 acres that will be […]

2 Houston Players Named To Final Roster For 2021 Mcdonald’s All American Games Teams

The Final 48 Cement Legacy Among Basketball Greats, as Games Go Virtual HOUSTON, TX (Feb. 18, 2021) – The McDonald’s All American Games is the pinnacle of high school basketball. Each year ushers a new group of young players into a club of legendary athletes, many of whom are known by a single name: Shaq, Lebron, Candace, A’ja. Continuing a decades-long tradition of celebrating the next generation of basketball greats, McDonald’s announced that Rori Harmon […]

Randle Leaving Mayde Creek High School; Katy ISD Looking for Athletic Hall of Honor Nominations

By George Slaughter Brian Randle is stepping down as Mayde Creek High School athletics director and football coach to take a similar job at a new school named after his father. According to reports, Randle is joining Dr. Thomas E. Randle High School in the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District. Dr. Randle became superintendent of that district in 2001 and is retiring this year. The school is set to open this fall. Brian Randle is […]

Katy ISD Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent with Colleges

By George Slaughter Sixty-eight Katy ISD student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to play their selected sports at various colleges across Texas and the United States. Here’s a list of the signees. Cinco Ranch High School 2021 Signees Eva Fitzgerald – Volleyball – St. Thomas University in Minnesota James Geyser – Football – Blinn Junior College Kayla Griebl – Volleyball – Brown University Isabella Walsh – Wrestling – Lindenwood University Katy High School 2021 […]

Katy Youth Find Team Spirit in Grueling Obstacle Course

The past year hasn’t offered many opportunities for teenagers to get together and work as teams, but this weekend that changed for 130 young men from Katy, who participated in a grueling, muddy obstacle course in George Bush Park. Similar to a Spartan or Tough Mudder race, the Stripling Warrior Race entailed physical obstacles including a wall climb, spear throw, tire flip and mud crawl. But it also had an added twist. The boys who […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Granville and Walter Sign to Division I Collegiate Football Programs

Fort Bend Christian Academy football standouts Zion Granville has committed to Illinois State University, and Robert Walter has committed to Houston Baptist University in signing their National Letter of Intent. Granville, attending Illinois State University, began playing football at FBCA during his senior year as a defensive end. In a short period of time, Granville worked hard to become an integral part of the FBCA Eagles. Walter, attending Houston Baptist University, has been a force […]

Sports Betting Industry is on the Rise

Analyses on the sports betting market reveal significant growth in recent years. At the moment, the industry holds up to 70% of the global gambling revenue.  https://www.zionmarketresearch.com/revealed that the sports betting market whose value was USD 104.31 billion in 2017, is expected to reach USD 155.49 billion by 2024.  Many experts have been analyzing the sports betting market because of the continued growth in sports’ popularity. People of all generations now enjoy betting on sports […]

The 15th Anniversary of Pedaling the Prairie

Early registration deadline for Pedaling the Prairie 2021.  Riders have until February 8, 2021, to take advantage of the early-bird discount rate of $40 per person.  After that date, the rate goes up to $45 per person.  Race day registration is $50 per person.  Signing up early offers an additional bonus:  the first 500 registrants receive a free custom Dri Fit shirt.    Teams or families of four riders may register for a discounted fee of […]

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To pursue a career as a professional business coach, you need some necessary skills. It will help you train people to help them acquire and fine-tune personal development, leadership, and executive management skills. It is not enough to have some educational qualification but also obtain some certification from a reputed organization.  The certificate is an official recognition of your coaching abilities that ensures better acceptance among clients who can be confident about getting the right […]