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Oilers, Eagles picked as playoff teams  Photos Included

Despite the recent retirement of Pearland head coach Tony Heath, the Oilers are the early pick to capture the District 23-6A title. But anyone who follows high school football knows that the games are won on the field and not by predictions.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Patience sometimes pays off...

But, I will tell you there are times when we are tested in life.


Pearland Hoop Camp

The Pearland Hoop Camp 2017 will be held at the Searcy Ninth Grade Center, in the gymnasium.  The gyms are air-conditioned and spacious to accommodate all camper's needs.  The Searcy Ninth Grade Center is located on Hwy. 35 South traveling towards Alvin. 

Camp Date:
July 17-20, 2017
Camp Times:
Division I—8:00 am thru 11:00 am
Division II—1:00 pm thru 5:00 pm
Camp Registration by mail to address below:
Steve Buckelew
3913 Austin Lake Ct.
Pearland, Texas 77581
Camp Registration by walk-in:
July 17 
Division I  (7:30 am-8:00 am)
Division II (12:30 pm-1:00 pm)
Camp Cost:      
$95.00 per camper
$160.00 for two campers
$210.00 for three campers
Make all checks payable to:
Pearland Hoop Camp

Friendswood set to compete in District 24-6A  Photos Included

Koopmann will rely upon a coaching staff that is experienced and knowledgeable while possessing the chemistry that enables youngsters to be successful both on and off the field.

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Camps and Commits  Photos Included

Fozzy Whittaker Elite Camp & Showcase; Ben Redding, Friendswood, commits to Texas State; Darius Smith, Dawson, commits to Arizona.

Area teams compete at State 7-on-7 Tournament  

The Manvel Mavericks and Pearland Oilers all qualified and participated at the 2017 state 7-on-7 tournament in College Station.

Teaching more than just winning football games  Photos Included

by Darrell K. Ardison

No mater what the prognosticators forecast -- coach Wells knows that the outcome of each game is decided on the field and the Eagles will be a team that will demand that each opponent bring their A game if they are going to compete with Dawson


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Health Warnings all around us

What is a July 4th picnic without a hot dog, or two, or maybe three?

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Tony Heath era sadly over at Pearland  Photos Included

Heath is easily the winningest coach in Pearland history and his influence, integrity, and love for Pearland will continue as he supports the team and school he loves.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Dear Coach Heath

It seems strange that this will be my final Dear Coach Heath column after 20 years.

30th annual JP Griffon fishing tournament honors 2017 graduates  Photos Included

The purpose of the tournament was to help raise scholarship money for 2017 graduates.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

The teenage virus

I find it interesting that the evil is usually hidden in a love note.

Friendswood's Koopmann living a dream  Photos Included

by Darrell K. Ardison

The Mustangs' winning ways have continued under Koopmann's leadership with no less than eight victories and a postseason appearance in all five seasons since his promotion.

Purdom ties for second place in 108th Texas Amateur golf tourney  Photos Included

Purdom led the tournament after his seven-under-par first-day total and still held the lead after the second round with a 135 total.

Pearland's Heath loves a good challenge  Photos Included

by Darrell K. Ardison

"Our goal was to get the kids working with enthusiasm while the coaches were coaching on the run," Heath said. "By the time spring ball had finished, I believe we re-established that."

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

2017 Football media guide ads now being accepted

"There're two times of the year for me: Football season and waiting for football season."

Friendswood Tournament Winners  Photos Included

The Friendswood 15U basketball team took first place in the RAP/Houston tournament.

Former Pearland softball players receive top honors at the collegiate level  Photos Included

Six players receive honors.





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Pearland      Dawson     

Firendswood      Manvel

From the Cluttered Desk . . .