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Pearland Football Camps!


Learn Football-Specific Skills, Weight Room Techniques, Nutrition, Leadership Development.

For grades 2 - 6 and 7 - 9.
July 29 - August 1.

Pearland Football Camps  Photos Included



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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Difference between athletic and personal trainers

The National Athletic Trainers Association defines both positions.

Yarotsky named Galveston County Player of the Year  

She may have been only a sophomore, but Friendswood's Patricia Yarotsky played like a veteran this past 2019 softball season for the Lady Mustangs.

Friendswood's Pacheco, Sweeny headline All-District 23-5A selections  Photos Included

The league coaches announced their All-District selections and two Mustangs were honored with two of the top awards.

Pearland QB JD Head selects Louisiana Tech  Photos Included

Head, who transferred to Pearland from Oklahoma during the summer of 2018, was immediately accepted by the coaches and his teammates and the signal-caller proved to be everything and more as expected in helping the Oilers achieve success.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Dad's Rules

We always hear "the rules" from the mother's side. Now here are the rules from dad's side.

West slips past East 31-21 in 2019 Bayou Bowl  Photos Included

Shadow Creek quarterback Ja'Marian George led the West to the 31-21 win and was named the game's Offensive MVP.

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NFL star returns home to guide young kicker  Photos Included

Former Pearland Oiler Thomas Morstead was drafted in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL Draft with the 164th overall selection by the New Orleans Saints.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

It's that time of the year again

When I was younger, my two oldest children, Lincoln and LeJoy would always notice men who wore bermuda shorts with black socks up to their knees . . .

Former Pearland roundballer gets a taste of NBA  Photos Included

Former Pearland basketball standout Cameron "Cam" Reynolds earned three letters under head coach Steve Buckelew and helped guide the Oilers to a District 22-5A championship as a senior.

Former Pearland softball standout plays at WCWS  Photos Included

Former Pearland All-State pitcher Alyssa Denham was seen on national television when her Arizona Lady Wildcats softball team advanced to the Women's College World Series played at the USA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City last week.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

An assignment that lasted a lifetime

One day a teacher asked her students to list the names of the other students in the room on two sheets of paper, leaving a space between each name . . .

Area gridiron standouts selected for 2019 Bayou Bowl  Photos Included

The 17th annual Bayou Bowl will be played on June 8 at 7:00 p.m at Challenger-Columbia Stadium in League City.

Adams, Lee, Wheaton take top 23-6A baseball honors  Photos Included

Pearland senior Matt Adams received the top honor for the district players after he was named the league's "Most Valuable Player.

Higgins, Riassetto, Yarotsky headline All-District 22-5A picks  Photos Included

"What I love about her is she's just a competitor," said Friendswood head coach Christa Williams-Yates.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

She fought till the very end

She freely shared her love and affection to her teammates and coaches -- even a few days before she left this earth. She did the same with her family.

Dawson Blue team wins Spring Game  Photos Included

"There were a lot of positive things we were able to get from spring ball this year," Dawson head coach Mike Allison said.

Oilers complete Spring Game with thrilling end  Photos Included

All-in-all, the Spring Game was a very spirited contest as both teams saw players who will lead the Oilers into the 2019 football campaign.

J.P. Griffon fishing tournament another success  Photos Included

More than 320 anglers participated in the 32nd annual J.P. Griffon fishing tournament in Port Mansfield to help raise scholarship money for 2019 graduates.

Clark, Day, Martin headline 23-6A All-District picks  Photos Included

Pearland head softball coach Laneigh Clark was honored by her 23-6A coaching peers as the district "Coach of the Year" after leading a very young and inexperienced softball team to a district co-championship.

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Dawson Football is Coming!  Photos Included

Join us Saturday, May 18th, for family, football and fun!

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

The remote control society

We love to be in control, to push all the buttons, to mute others when needed, to turn others up or down.

Deer Park shocks Lady Eagles 8-7 to sweep series  

No. 5 state-ranked Deer Park has proven they are one of the premier softball programs in the state. But they did something that even took them by surprise . . .

Lady Mustangs drop heartbreaker to Barbers Hill  

When a team is facing a one and done series with another state-ranked team, the ideal situation is to have everything going smooth for a positive outcome.

Area tracksters shine at UIL state track meet  Photos Included

Manvel, Shadow Creek, and Friendswood all had boys and girls compete at the 5A level while Pearland Dawson had qualifiers at the 6A level.

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Casey Russell headed to play at the PGA in Bethpage, NY  Photos Included

Pearland golf pro Casey Russell and his wife, Ashley, are in Farmingdale, NY as he competes in one of golf's major tournaments, the PGA Championship.

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Dawson diamondmen swept by Dickinson  

The Dawson Eagles faced the Dickinson Gators in the opening round of the 6A Region III playoffs and were swept in a best-of-three series to end their 2019 baseball season.

Pearland sweeps Clear Lake to move on to face Atascocita  Photos Included

"Anybody can beat anybody at this point," the first-year Oilers head coach (Chase Wheaton) said.

Friendswood advances with win over Manvel  Photos Included

The fifth frame turned out to be the magic inning for Friendswood as they sent across four runs to re-take the lead 7-6 which stood till the very end.

Dawson rallies to take series over Summer Creek  Photos Included

Dawson will now face Deer Park in the 6A Region III Quarterfinals in a best-of-three game series.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

A few helpful tips

"If you win - say little; If you lose - say less."

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Pearland's Phillips inks deal with Dallas Cowboys  Photos Included

Phillips, who was a standout at Pearland High School, had his biggest season leading the Cowboys in tackles with 98 and he was voted a team captain.

Shadow Creek girls place fourth; Manvel girls sixth at regionals  

Qualifying for state for Shadow Creek is Morgan Shelton who won the discus with a throw of 124-08.

Dawson’s Herpin, Pearland’s Kubicek qualify for state track meet  Photos Included

While Herpin and Kubicek will be representing two different Pearland high schools, they will be pulling for one another as they compete in different events with the goal of returning home with a state gold medal.

No. 7 Friendswood avoids upset bid by Dayton  

“Seeds don’t matter. That’s what you try to tell your kids all the time. You still have to play the game.”

Manvel finishes second, Shadow Creek third at 5A Region III track meet  Photos Included

Manvel has the makings of a team that can challenge for the state title this year.

Lady Eagles use long ball for 4-3 win over Clear Falls  Photos Included

The Lady Eagles will advance to the area round and face Summer Creek beginning on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. at home.


From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Calling for tech support

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Box, Murphy, Mustangs receive top district soccer honors  

The Friendswood Mustangs captured the 2019 District 22-5A league soccer championship.

Rhodes, Bouslog, Saldana, Peter garner top 22-5A soccer honors  

The Friendswood Lady Mustangs captured the 2019 District 22-5A crown this season with a perfect 14-0 mark.

New Oiler  Photos Included

Pearland welcomes a new face in junior-to-be RB Brandon Campbell for the 2019 football season.

Grand slam homer  Photos Included

The Oilers have punched their ticket to the playoffs and have secured the District 23-6A crown with a week still left before the post-season.

Friendswood rallies for 10-7 win over Crosby  

The Friendswood Mustangs picked up too crucial wins last week to place them in a strong position to advance to the post-season.

Lady Mustangs crowned area track champions; boys finish third  Photos Included

The qualifiers at this meet will advance to the 5A state track meet in Austin.

Lady Oilers edge George Ranch 5-4 in 10 innings  Photos Included

The win enabled the Lady O's to grab a share of the 23-6A title with Dawson as both finished 12-2 in league play.

Spring football drills  Photos Included

The Pearland Oilers began their spring football drills this week and are working toward the Oiler Spring Football Game on Thursday, May 16 at The Rig at 6:00 p.m.

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From the Cluttered Desk . . .

Lessons we must learn in life

One day, a teacher gave her class a test. She listed the first part of some famous sayings, asking the students to fill in the rest.

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Friendswood gets past Galena Park 7-4  

Friendswood continues to keep themselves in a spot for the playoffs as they edged Galena Park 7-4 to improve their district record to 6-4.

Friendswood places second at 22-5A track meet  

The Galveston Ball Tornadoes captured the District 22-5A title with 162 points while the Friendswood Mustangs came in second-place with 125 points.

Lady Eagles capture 23-6A track title  Photos Included

Dawson had several winners at the district meet that allowed the Lady Eagles to capture the league crown.

Pearland maintains top spot in district with win over Dawson  Photos Included

The Oilers improved their league record to 9-0 which gives them a two-game lead over Strake Jesuit (7-2) and George Ranch (7-2) . . .

Lady Mustangs clinch 22-5A softball title  Photos Included

The No. 8 state-ranked Lady 'Stangs improved their district mark to 11-0 with a 13-0 pounding over Galena Park in six innings.

Lady Mustangs capture District 22-5A track crown  Photos Included

The Friendswood Lady Mustangs ran away with the 22-5A track championship with 191 points.

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Manvel District 24-5A Track Champions  Photos Included

The Manvel boys and girls captured the 24-5A track titles and will compete at the 5A regional track meet . . .

No. 12 Lady Mustangs beat Santa Fe 11-4  

The No. 12 state-ranked Friendswood Lady Mustangs continued their unbeaten journey through District 22-5A with a convincing win over Santa Fe 11-4.

Nederland ends Friendswood's playoff run  Photos Included

“We’ve had such an amazing season, it was going to be hard no matter when it ended, and it’s really hard that we didn’t go as far as wanted to,” Friendswood head coach Laura Peter said.

Dawson splits district games with Pearland, Brazoswood  Photos Included

Dawson senior pitcher Courtney Day in the pitching circle allowed only one run on three hits while fanning 10 Pearland batters.

Pearland soccer  Photos Included

The Oilers fought hard but fell 2-1 in the area round of the 6A playoffs . . .

Pearland finishes second at District 23-6A golf tournament  Photos Included

. . . Pearland shot a two-day team total 636 (316-320) while Strake Jesuit shot a two-day team total 635 (314-321) which gave the Crusaders the 23-6A crown.

Jackson, Vela lead Lady Oilers to 23-6A golf title  Photos Included

"The Lady Oilers “A” team came out sharp shattering one and two day team total records, as well as individual scoring records," said PHS golf coach Robert Stiles.

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Friendswood thrashes Baytown Lee 17-0  

It only took five innings for the Friendswood Mustangs to dispose of the Baytown Lee Ganders 17-0 as the 10-run rule ignited the mercy rule to end the lopsided district contest.

Friendswood blasts Goose Creek Memorial 12-0  

The win gives Friendswood a 9-0 league mark while they have already punched their ticket to the post-season.

Dawson blasts Taylor, Hastings diamondmen  

In an eight team district, all Dawson has to do is to defeat the Alief schools for a guaranteed fourth place in district and a playoff spot.

Pearland girls soccer upset win  Photos Included

The Lady O's advance to the area round of the Class 6A Region III playoffs.

Pearland routs Hastings, Brazoswood to remain undefeated in district  Photos Included

The Oilers look to get past George Ranch and then begin the second half of district action on Friday, April 5 when they travel to face Alief Taylor at 7:00 p.m.

Friendswood girls capture District 22-5A golf title  Photos Included

“Our team score of 336 the second day was 25 strokes better than we’ve played all year,” (head coach Scott) Smith said.

Lady Oiler's shot hits the mark  Photos Included

The Lady Oilers advance to the area round of the playoffs in a rematch against Deer Park.

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