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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

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Local baseball standouts named to TSWA All-State teams  Photos Included

The Texas Sports Writers Association released the players named to the 2022 TSWA All-State teams and Friendswood and Pearland were represented on the teams.

Pearland to challenge for 23-6A volleyball title  Photos Included

The team was quick to adapt to new head coach Jamie Gill last season as they fashioned an impressive 34-13 season record while finishing with a 10-2 district record.

Dawson ready to defend 23-6A volleyball crown  Photos Included

Dawson and Pearland should battle for the district championship while Alvin and Shadow Creek will be the other favorites to advance to the post-season.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Parents make mistakes too!

Young people do not want perfect parents - just honest parents.

Pearland's Kendall Jackson plays memorable round of golf  Photos Included

Former standout Pearland golfer Kendall Jackson got the rare opportunity to play at Pebble Beach with NFL legend wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.

Manvel is pre-season favorite to capture District 10-5A Div I title  Photos Included

There are nine teams in Manvel's district so the Mavs will have only two non-district games before league action begins.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Lighthouse provides focus

A child says, "Why?" - it should be an opportunity for a parent to open the lines of communication with more than - "Because I said so."

New coach, vision, excitement characterizes Pearland football  Photos Included

New head coach B.J. Gotte has already orchestrated new life in the Pearland football program that is being felt by the entire Pearland team and student body.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

The Theory of 21

For every person who will say YES, there are twenty who will say NO . . .

Rogers, Maxcey named All-Greater Houston "Players of the Year"  Photos Included

The Friendswood diamondmen completed their most successful season in school history when they advanced to the Class 5A state title game while posting a 30-8-1 overall record.

Golden, Drafton named to TSWA All-State teams  Photos Included

Hailey Golden hit .636 BA with 7 doubles, 2 triples, one HR, 24 RBIs, 38 stolen bases, 60 runs. Kennedy Drafton hit .548 BA with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 3 HRs, 37 RBIs, 15 stolen bases, 31 runs.

Dawson's gridiron warriors to challenge for district title  Photos Included

The Eagles will have a strong non-district schedule as the Eagles will play the Hightower Hurricanes (11-3), the Klein Collins Tigers (6-5), and the Tomball Cougars (11-4).


Fall Football Schedules  Photos Included

Dawson, Pearland, Friendswood, Shadow Creek.

Football camps  Photos Included

Pearland, Shadow Creek

From the Cluttered Desk . . .

A few helpful tips

Did you know . . . ?

Friendswood faces big challenge for the 2022 football season  Photos Included

The UIL realignment dealt the Mustangs to a very tough district that also will require the team to travel a much greater distance than in the past.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Down to the last string

Attitude is that "single string" that keeps me going or cripples my progress.

Shadow Creek has good showing at 7-on-7 state tournament  

The Sharks opened up Pool Play against Byron Nelson, PSJA North, and Round Rock Westwood.

Shadow Creek a pre-season favorite to win 23-6A title  Photos Included

While Shadow Creek is a pre-season favorite to win the league title, there will be several other teams in the district that will put them to the test including Dawson and Pearland.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Standing at the elevator of life

"Going up, anyone?"

Friendswood finishes fourth in the UIL Lone Star Cup  Photos Included

The UIL Lone Star Cup is awarded annually to six high schools, one in each of the six UIL classifications.

Ferraro, Rogers headline All-District 23-6A baseball selections  Photos Included

The Lady Oilers won the District 23-6A crown and the Oilers followed their path to success by winning the baseball 23-6A championship.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Motivation is the key

When I think of motivation - I think of an incident that took place out in west Texas . . .

Yates, Friendswood softball players receive All-District honors  Photos Included

Friendswood ace pitcher Chloe Riassetto was chosen as the District "Most Valuable Player" after a wonderful career in the circle for the Lady Mustangs.

Dawson's Courtney Day stands out for Texas at WCWS  Photos Included

University of Texas sophomore and former Dawson All-Stater Courtney Day helped lead the Lady Longhorns to the Women's College World Series championship.

Friendswood comes up just short of state title  Photos Included

This is the first time Friendswood has ever been in the baseball state finals in program history.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Watch your words!

"I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence!"

Clark, Pearland, Dawson softball players receive All-District honors  Photos Included

The district coaches selected Pearland head coach Laneigh Clark as the District 23-6A "Coach of the Year."

Friendswood diamondmen advance to 5A state tournament  Photos Included

“We’ve had a target on our backs since last year, and I’m so proud of these guys,” Friendswood head baseball coach Cory Benavides said.