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Area Volleyball Report  Photos Included

Friendswood, Dawson, Pearland.

Friendswood boys capture district cross county title; girls place second  

The Friendswood boys and girls teams each qualified for regional competition at the District 24-6A cross country championship meet held at League City’s Chester L. Davis Sportsplex.

Dawson runs over Alief Elsik 57-14  Photos Included

Dawson rolled up 587 total yards while holding to Elsik to only 171 total yards.

Mustangs roll past Clear Lake 41-21  Photos Included

The Mustangs are on course to a showdown with the Clear Springs Chargers who are the only undefeated team in the district.

Oilers get clutch win over George Ranch 13-7  Photos Included

Pearland has had an up and down season having to battle injuries especially at quarterback. But the team has rallied together each week and come up with some clutch wins along the way.

No. 1 area-ranked Manvel captures district title  Photos Included

Manvel blew out Texas City 51-10 at Alvin Memorial Stadium to keep a perfect 8-0 mark overall and 5-0 in district.


Area Volleyball Report  

Dawson, Friendswood.

Friendswood runs over Clear Creek 52-34  Photos Included

To say that the Friendswood Mustangs ran over the Clear Creek Wildcats is an understatement.

Third time is a charm for Dawson in 34-32 win over Pearland  Photos Included

In its first possession of the fourth quarter, Dawson put together its eventual game-winning drive with 11:11 showing.


No. 1 area-ranked Manvel crushes Elkins 50-14  Photos Included

Manvel had 557 total yards of offense while the defense held the Knights to 193 total yards including only 20 yards rushing.


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Big plays lead Dawson to win over Brazoswood 35-19  Photos Included

Dawson senior quarterback Zach Smith played a huge role in Dawson's first half fortunes as he threw three scoring strikes as the Eagles took a 28-9 lead into the dressing room at intermission.

Friendswood uses second half to beat Clear Brook 41-7  Photos Included

The Mustangs came out a different team in the second half and Clear Brook had no answers for (QB Tyler) Page and the Friendswood defense.

Pearland gets back on the winning track  Photos Included

The second half belonged to the Oilers as they scored on their first four possessions to build a 35-3 lead which would end up being the final score.

Mavs run roughshod over Marshall 63-6  Photos Included

The game was never close as the Mavericks scored early and often to take a 49-6 lead at halftime.


Area Volleyball Report  

Dawson, Pearland, Friendswood.

Dawson upends defending 5A state champion George Ranch  Photos Included

It appeared that George Ranch might knock off the Eagles for a third straight time, but Dawson head coach Eric Wells and his staff had this year's team primed and ready to meet the challenge . . .

Pearland upset by Alief Taylor 19-14  Photos Included

Pearland (4-2, 1-1) will look to rebound for Homecoming this Friday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m. against the Alief Hastings Bears (1-5, 1-1) at The Rig.

Records fall as Friendswood routs Clear Falls 84-8  Photos Included

The first obvious record was the 84 points that the Mustangs put on the scoreboard.

Manvel blows past Ball High 48-10  Photos Included

The Mavericks set the tone from the get-go, when junior Kam Scott returned the opening kickoff 97 yards for a 7-0 lead, six seconds into the game.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Time to spread your wings

Though we, as parents, know the day is coming when our children will leave the nest, it never is really easy to realize how the years have so swiftly gone by.

Pearland overcomes slow start in district opener  Photos Included

Pearland improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in district. The Oilers will travel to Crump Stadium on Friday, Sept. 30 to face Alief Taylor at 7:00 p.m.

Friendswood comes up short against Dickinson 21-16  Photos Included

Dickinson head coach John Snelson told his players, "You have to play a complete game against Friendswood because they never give up."

Head Coach Eric Wells...Teaching more than just winning football games  Photos Included

“We’re going to approach each district game like it’s a playoff game,” (Dawson head coach Eric) Wells said. “It should be a fun year."

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Pearland      Dawson     

Firendswood      Manvel

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