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Simple logic from a simple man

. . . I thought you might enjoy the wit of Will Rogers

Santa Fe edges Friendswood 5-3  

Santa Fe pitcher Dalton Stevens limited the Friendswood hitters to only three hits while the Indians provided just enough offense to slip past the Mustangs 5-3 in a district contest.

Gaston, White receive top district honors  Photos Included

Pearland junior post DeYona Gaston was named District 23-6A "Most Valuable Player" while Dawson senior Angelica White was selected as 23-6A "Defensive Player of the Year" in voting on the All-District 23-6A girls’ basketball team.

Pearland rallies for win over Dawson diamondmen 12-7  Photos Included

It looked like it was going to be a lopsided win for Pearland and then the Oilers had to rally after falling behind to pull out a 12-7 district win over cross-town cousin Dawson.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

My mom just turned 92

I have some tidbits regarding getting older that you might find amusing.

Pearland tracksters compete at Bridgeland Relays  

The Pearland boys and girls competed at the Bridgeland Relays and returned home with strong performances.

Lady Oilers thrash Alief Elsik 15-0  Photos Included

The three Alief schools (Elsik, Hastings, Taylor) present no challenge whatsoever as they get run-ruled almost every district game.

Lady Eagles win two straight district games  Photos Included

Dawson is now 2-1 in the league standings. The Lady Eagles should sweep the Alief schools who offer little resistance.

Lady Mustangs capture 22-5A soccer crown  

Friendswood will host Baytown Lee on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Henry Winston Stadium.

Lady Mustangs get key win over Santa Fe 8-3  Photos Included

“I felt like we came ready to play from the get-go, and we never let up. That is what I was most proud of from them,” said Friendswood head coach Christa Williams.

GOAL!  Photos Included

Lady Oiler senior defender Haleigh Gangloff scores a long goal . . .


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

A gift to be shared all year round

The fact is - we all make mistakes and to those we have offended -- we need to seek their forgiveness.

Dawson comes up short against North Shore  Photos Included

“I knew it would be a brawl kind of a game,” said (Dawson head coach Mark) Barre. “We had 11 points and 12 turnovers by halftime. . ."

Experience should be the strength for the Lady Eagles in 2019  Photos Included

Dawson head coach Katelyn Welch was selected as the District 23-6A "Coach of the Year" after leading her team to the league title last year. Welch has an experienced group of seniors who will be looking to repeat as district champions.

Clark begins 21st season guiding Lady Oilers softball  Photos Included

“I feel like we have some quality players, and I’m looking forward to seeing what they can do,” (head softball coach Laneigh) Clark said.


Lady Oiler soccer  Photos Included

McKenzie Rizqi (2) evades an Alief Taylor defender

Friendswood rally comes up short against Madison  

“We got ourselves back in the game, but we just couldn’t get enough shots to fall down the stretch,” said Friendswood coach Caleb Marburger.

Atascocita runs past Lady Oilers in region quarterfinals  Photos Included

"All season has been a roller coaster ride for us," said Pearland head coach Lauren Martens.

Dawson rallies past Humble 64-53  Photos Included

The Eagles used the free throw line to their advantage hitting 23-of-34 free throws as the difference maker in the game.


Dawson Football Signees  Photos Included

Eight Dawson football players signed national letters of intent; one Eagle baseball player signed.

Dawson captures ninth straight district title  Photos Included

The fourth quarter blew the game open as the Eagles outscored the Rams 14-6 to post the 56-38 final score.

Pearland slips past George Ranch to advance to the playoffs  Photos Included

George Ranch proved the old adage that offense wins games and free throws win championships.

Lady Oilers knock off Beaumont United 40-39 in OT  Photos Included

To the surprise of the Beaumont crowd, the Lady Oilers were not intimidated by the bigger United team.

Butler, Sharks honored by Texas Sports Writers  Photos Included

Shadow Creek head football coach Brad Butler was selected as the Texas Sports Writers Association "Co-Coach of the Year" . . .

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07/17/2018 through 02/12/2019

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