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Pearland pounds Manvel 12-3; playoffs next  Photos Included

The Oilers had already punched their ticket to the playoffs prior to the game so it was just a matter of closing out the regular season with a win and positive momentum.

Lady Eagles pull out 4-3 win over La Porte  Photos Included

The win in the one-game playoff sends the Lady Eagles into the area round of the playoffs against Brazoswood.

Dawson boys finish third at 6A Region III track meet  Photos Included

The Dawson Eagles placed third with 64 points at the Class 6A Region III track meet . . .

Clark wins No. 500, Lady Oilers rout North Shore 11-0  Photos Included

(Pearland head softball coach Laneigh) Clark has taken the Lady Oilers to the Class 5A state softball tournament three times (2009, 2010, 2011) and Pearland brought home the state title in 2010.


Dawson water polo teams advance to state  Photos Included

The State Water Polo Tournament will be held at the Texas A&M Natatorium on April 29-30.


Friendswood win over Dickinson a positive move to playoffs

“We’ve still got a long way to go, but it’s good that we’re able to continue the season and see how we can do in the playoffs,” Friendswood head coach Steve Hecker said.

Dawson stays in hunt with wins over Dobie and Pasadena  Photos Included

Chris Jefferson recorded the win for the Eagles as he allowed one run over two innings.

Pearland shuts out Rayburn; slips past Memorial  Photos Included

Pearland is now 22-5 overall and 13-2 in district. Alvin leads the district with a 13-1 record.

Dawson girls win District 22-6A track crown; boys finish second

The Dawson girls continued their district domination by winning the 22-6A crown with 162 points . . .

Pearland shuts out Manvel 10-0 to end regular season  Photos Included

The game was never in doubt as Pearland opened up the top of the first with four runs.


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Clear Creek rallies for 10-5 win over Friendswood

The Clear Creek Wildcats have a two-game lead in the District 24-6A standings after getting a 10-5 win over the Friendswood Mustangs.

Lady Eagles punch ticket to the playoffs  Photos Included

Under new coach Katelyn Griffin and only four seniors, Dawson is in second-place in the District 22-6A standings and has secured their place in the post-season.

Pearland diamondmen take out Dawson; fall to Alvin  Photos Included

“All we had to do there is put the ball in play, and we probably score. We didn’t do it.”

Lady Oilers clinch district softball title  Photos Included

The win improved the Lady Oilers to 20-5-1 overall and 13-1 in district and assured the Lady O's at least a share of the district championship.


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There is nothing to fear

Our real problem is not how to get rid of it, but how to use it to our advantage.

Day leads Dawson past Lady Oilers 3-1  Photos Included

The Lady Eagles have struggled in past years in the pitching circle, but Dawson's new head coach Katelyn Griffin has found her a real gem that will carry Dawson for several years to come.

Pearland gets wins over Pasadena and South Houston

The Pearland Oilers got back on the winning track after dropping a 5-4 decision to Pasadena Dobie by blanking Pasadena 5-0 and South Houston 5-2 to stay atop the district standings.

Dawson crushes Sam Rayburn; nips Memorial

Dawson took a dramatic 9-8 win over Pasadena Memorial when Chris Jefferson’s walk-off double brought home Drake Rainer with the winning run in the eighth inning in a District 22-6A baseball game.

Friendswood routs Brazoswood 12-1

Friendswood is now 7-2 in District 24-6A action.

Lady 'Stangs fall to Clements in OT

"When you play a team like Clements, one mistake might be all it takes," said Friendswood head coach Laura Peter.


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"Going the second mile"

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Pearland pounds Manvel; falls to Dobie

Pearland banged out 14 hits to score 13 runs in a District 22-6A rout against the Manvel Mavericks.

Lady Oilers run past Dobie and Pasadena

The Pearland Lady Oilers continued their undefeated record through District 22-6A competition as they blew out Pasadena Dobie 11-2 and Pasadena 15-0.  Photos Included

Dawson beats Episcopal; falls to Alvin

The Dawson Eagles pulled out a 7-6 non-district win against Bellaire Episcopal. . . Dawson came out on the short end of a 6-5 score with Alvin in a District 22-6A contest.  Photos Included

Channelview eliminates Friendswood from soccer playoffs

“Our guys played hard, and it was a good season,” (head coach Stephen) Peter said.

Lady Mustangs blank Lady Oilers 3-0 to advance

"It feels good because we are two steps past where we finished last year," (Friendswood head coach Laura) Peter said. "Everything is a new step in 6A."

Lady Eagles get two big district wins

The Dawson Lady Eagles made giant strides in staying in the playoff hunt as they defeated Alvin 2-1 and Sam Rayburn 7-0.  Photos Included

Friendswood beats Clear Brook and Clear Lake

Friendswood wraps up the first half of District 24-6A play with a solid 5-2 record in a district where the race for first place is still wide open.

Dawson gets wins over Pasadena and South Houston

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Dawson scored four runs in the first inning and then had to hold on for a 6-5 district win over South Houston.

Oilers nip Pasadena Memorial; fall to Westside

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Pearland will travel to face Dobie on Friday, April 1 at 4:00 p.m. The Oilers will host Pasadena on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Mustangs win district and soccer playoff opener

The Mustang boys joined the Friendswood girls in sweeping the District 24-6A crown this year to return to one of the area soccer powers.

Friendswood girls win soccer playoff opener 6-0

Obviously, the next achievement by head coach Laura Peter is to see her girls win the region and advance back to the state tournament where they were no strangers in 4A.

Friendswood splits district baseball games

Friendswood came up short one game and blew out another last week in District 24-6A action.

Lady Oilers rout Manvel 14-0 to remain undefeated

Because of the 10-run mercy rule in place, the game ended after five innings to keep the Lady Oilers undefeated in District 22-6A action with a spotless 8-0 record to end the first round of league play.


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We can't choose our circumstances, but we can, whatever our age, choose our attitude.

Powers, Lane, Darden snag top district honors

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Dawson head coach Isabel Gomez saw her girls near or at the top of the district standing for most of the year . . .

Dawson falls to Manvel; rallies past Dobie

The victory improved Dawson to 3-3 in league games.

Lockhart leads Friendswood past Brazoswood and Clear Springs

Lael Lockhart pitched a one-hitter in a 2-1 victory over Brazoswood . . .

Oilers remain undefeated in league play

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The Pearland Oilers improved their district record to 6-0 before spring break with victories over neighboring Alvin 5-3 and Sam Rayburn 4-1.


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Lady Mustangs fall to Clear Springs 7-2

Clear Springs pitcher Kelly Maxwell racked up eight strikeouts and allowed just four hits in a complete-game win for the Lady Chargers, who improved to 2-1 on the young District 24-6A season.

Lady Eagles split district softball games

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Senior pitcher Hope Schoeneman didn't allow a hit in her four-innings in the pitching circle to get the District 22-6A win and to improve Dawson's league record to 4-3.

Lady Oilers continue unbeaten mark in 22-6A action

The Pearland Lady Oilers continued to stay at the top of the District 22-6A leaderboard with three strong outings to improve to 7-0 in league play.

Pearland tosses blanks against South Houston and Dawson

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Pearland got strong pitching and hitting last week to shut out two district opponents.

Barré, Nicholas receive top district honors

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For the past five years, the Dawson roundballers have either won or shared the district championship. They have won three outright while sharing two titles.

Lockhart, Friendswood shutouts Huntsville 15-0

Lockhart's 13 strikeouts were enough to push the Mustangs as the pitcher past Huntsville gave up just one hit over five shutout innings.

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Firendswood      Manvel

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