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Pearland ousts Dickinson 4-2 in opening round of playoffs  Photos Included

The Oilers will move to the area round while Dickinson ends their season with a 14-6-4 mark. Pearland improves to 13-3-10.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

The exclamation point of life

Which of these makes you feel better: "Happy Birthday" or "Happy Birthday!"?

Santa Fe rallies for a 4-3 win over Friendswood  

"We can compete with anyone," Friendswood head softball coach Christa Williams-Yates said. "It's just a part of being young, and it's something we'll continue to get better with."

Bonner, Grays, Phillips named to UIL All-Region teams  Photos Included

Paige Bonner and RyLee Grays of Pearland and Kamryn Phillips of Shadow Creek were named to the prestigious UIL All-Region team for their outstanding play this season.

Dawson girls capture District 23-6A soccer crown  Photos Included

The Lady Eagles scored three goals in the first half and added an insurance goal in the second half for the 4-0 win.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Simple solutions for everyday problems

Old friend Robert said, "All is big, until it is solved to become small.

Pearland baseball  Photos Included

Oilers won 6-2 vs Channelview. Pearland is currently 13-5-1 on the 2023 baseball season.

Pearland boys soccer, girls soccer  Photos Included

0-0 draw for the boys, 5-1 win for the girls.

Dawson nips Pearland 3-2 in district softball showdown  Photos Included

The battle began in the pitching circle as both teams got a strong performance between Pearland senior lefthander Abigail Gutierrez and Dawson senior righthander Gigi Solis.

Lady Oilers dominate All-District basketball selections  Photos Included

The district coaches recently voted on the All-District teams, and it was no surprise that the Lady Oilers would dominate the district honors. Voted as the "Coach of the Year" was Pearland's second-year head coach Jere' Adams who has a two-year 63-14 record while leading the Lady Oilers to the 6A state semifinals.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Knowing where to tinker is the key

Occasionally I will run into a situation that I don't know how to handle and I will call on one of my friends to help because they know where to tinker in life that makes things run smooth again.

Dawson Soccer  Photos Included

Pearland softball ranked No. 2 in the state  Photos Included

The Lady Oilers appear locked in to make another run at the District 23-6A title, the Region III crown, and a chance to bring home another state championship.

Martin returns to the helm of the Manvel football program  Photos Included

"This is the very best district in the country in my opinion. I'm so excited to be able to come back here and finish what I started. I love it and I just can't wait to get rolling with those kids and get back in that Hoka Hey spirit," said new (and former) head coach Kirk Martin.

Lady Oilers fall short in the 6A state semifinals  Photos Included

No matter the outcome of the game -- coach Jere Adams, her coaching staff, and her girls have much to be proud of on this historical season as they have accomplished something that hasn't been done in 43 years when the Pearland girls advanced to the state basketball tournament in 1980.

Johnson named new Friendswood AD/Head Football Coach  Photos Included

2009 FHS graduate Jordan Johnson was the wide receiver coach for Rockwall High School for six years and then was the offensive coordinator for state-power Denton Guyer for the last three years.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Pet peeves of life

I've been on an airplane when someone pulls out their own bag of Pork Rinds. You know what that sounds like don't you...

Lady Bulldogs eliminate Lady Sharks 56-30  Photos Included

Shadow Creek finished the season with a 24-13 overall record and 9-3 in district.

Dawson takes down Atascocita to advance to third round  Photos Included

"We'd lost to them in the third round the last two years," Dawson head coach Mark Barre said. "Us beating them this year in the Texas Invitational created a whole different mentality for us."

Lady Oilers state roster  Photos Included

Team roster.

Lady Oilers win 6A Region III crown to advance to state  Photos Included

One of the strengths for Pearland this season is their pressing, suffocating defense that produces turnovers or allows opposing teams just one shot on each offensive possession.

Go'in to State  Photos Included

The District 23-6A girls basketball champions are now 35-3 on the season. Pearland will face the DeSoto Lady Eagles (27-5) in the state semifinals on Friday, May 3 at 8:30 p.m.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Did you ever stop to think about UP?

It's easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awake in the morning, why do we wake UP? At a meeting, why does a topic come UP?

Pearland boys and girls soccer  Photos Included

The next big match-up is the "Pearland Derby" with both the boys and girls varsity facing off with the Dawson Eagles on Tuesday, February 28 at Dawson HS starting at 5:30 p.m.

Shadow Creek girls take out Clear Creek, Deer Park in playoffs  Photos Included

Shadow Creek senior Kameryn Phillips led the Lady Sharks to a 40-31 playoff win over the Deer Park Lady Deer in a Class 6A Region III second-round matchup.

Pearland gets playoff wins over Clear Springs and North Shore  Photos Included

The Pearland Lady Oilers are primed to make another deep run like they did a year ago. Pearland advanced to the 6A Region III finals last year only to come up short against Summer Creek.

Time for baseball season  Photos Included

The Oilers are one of the top ranked 6A teams in the state going into the season.

Friendswood swimmers shine at state swim meet  Photos Included

Friendswood had 14 swimmers and one diver who competed in the state swim meet. They were: Peyton Becker, Olivia Esbeck, Nick Hardt, Edi Jakob, Andi Jeanes, Tony Laurito, Alex Linden, KK LeBlanc, Paige McCray, Marshall Odom, Paul Podrebarac, Lauren Tillman, Erin Voelker, Talon Welch and Grayson Wells for Diving.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

What is true friendship?

"A real friend is someone who understands your past...believes in your future...and accepts you today just the way you are."

Friendswood signees on National Signing Day  Photos Included

Players representing football, volleyball, soccer, and softball signed letters-of-intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Pearland boys soccer  Photos Included

The Oilers are now 3-1-2 as they look to secure a playoff spot going into the second half of district play.

Shadow Creek gets district win over Alief Taylor  Photos Included

Shadow Creek (10-3), Strake Jesuit, and Taylor have all punched their ticket to the post-season behind league champion Dawson (13-1).

Strake Jesuit survives against Pearland 72-57  Photos Included

"It's been a great run," retiring head coach Steve Buckelew said, "and seeing all the people – fans, parents, former players, colleagues – here tonight was very special."

Dawson crowned 23-6A champions with win over Elsik  Photos Included

Dawson has either shared or won the title outright 11 out of the past 12 years. Head coach Mark Barre has forged an overall record of 395 wins and 180 losses as the only head coach at Dawson since it opened in 2007.

Steve Buckelew Retires  Photos Included

Buckelew has won over 800 games during his tenure at the high school level which currently ranks him No. 34 in the nation among active high school basketball coaches.


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