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Lady Deer sweep Lady Oilers in area round  Photos Included

Pearland has always struggled when they face Deer Park in the post-season and they continued that struggle this season.

Dawson's Chrystal Herpin captures silver at state track meet  Photos Included

Dawson senior Chrystal Herpin made her final throw in the discus for 166 feet, 11 inches to earn a silver medal at the UIL state track and field meet.

Lady Mustangs oust Lamar Consolidated 10-0  

If there was any apprehension coming into the game, it was quickly forgotten as the Lady Mustangs grabbed control of the game early.

Pearland diamondmen sweep Clear Brook in best-of-three series  Photos Included

Pearland will next take on Humble Kingwood in the area round of the playoffs.

Elizondo, Orta claim silver medals at UIL state track meet  Photos Included

Friendswood took advantage of their two male athletes who qualified for the UIL State Track and Field meet.

No. 1 Friendswood disposes of Nederland 5-0 and 10-0  

The Friendswood Mustangs improve to 26-0 on the season and solidify their No. 1 Class 5A state-ranking.

State golf tournament  Photos Included

Pearland senior golfer Kendall Jackson is on her way to Georgetown for the Texas High School 6A State Golf Championship Tournament.

Manvel finishes second at UIL 5A state track meet  

Manvel scored 45.5 team points at the 2021 UIL state track meet.

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Friendswood, Dawson tennis players advance to state tourney  Photos Included

The UIL Class 5A state tennis tournament will be May 20 and May 21 at San Antonio's Northside Tennis Center.

Spring football  Photos Included

The Oilers are running spring football to get a jumpstart on the 2021 season.

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Clear Springs sweeps Dawson out of the playoffs  Photos Included

Clear Springs showed why they are undefeated this season as they blanked the Lady Eagles 9-0.

Lady Mustangs sweep PN-G out of the playoffs  

Friendswood closed out both games with the 10-run mercy rule to move on the area round of the post-season.

No. 1 Friendswood closes out regular season unbeaten  Photos Included

The Mustangs will face the Nederland Bulldogs in a best-of-three series in the 5A Region III bi-district playoffs.

Gutierrez tosses no-hitter; Pearland sweeps Dickinson  Photos Included

Every Pearland batter had at least one hit in the game, with five recording multi-hit outings.

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Pearland golf  Photos Included

Pearland High School's Kendall Jackson qualified for the 6A state golf tournament.

Lady Oilers blank Lady Eagles 5-0; playoffs next  

Pearland will face Dickinson in a best-of-three series beginning on Thursday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m.

Pearland takes out Dawson 9-2; falls to Shadow Creek  Photos Included

Pearland would score seven runs in the final four frames to post the 9-2 league win.

Friendswood's Avery Beckman captures state wrestling title  Photos Included

She is only a freshman, but Avery Beckman was the first girl is FHS school history to win a gold medal at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state wrestling tournament.

No. 1 state-ranked Friendswood slips past Santa Fe 3-2  Photos Included

Thanks to relief pitcher Griffin Kasemeyer, the Mustangs were able to hold on to the 3-2 victory over the Indians.

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Undercover Boss

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Shadow Creek boys finish second at area track meet  Photos Included

The Shadow Creek boys finished second with 85 points while Strake Jesuit won the Class 6A Region III Area track meet with 99 points.

Dawson, Shadow Creek girls finish second, third at area meet  

The Dawson girls score 111 points and Shadow Creek scored 86 to finish in second and third place at the Class 6A Region III Area track meet.

Pearland JV 2 softball  Photos Included

The Pearland HS JV 2 team won their League Tournament defeating Brazoswood 4-0 and Deer Park 8-5.

No. 1 state-ranked Friendswood diamondmen remain unbeaten at 20-0  

Jaxson Burch toed the rubber for Friendswood as he went three innings, allowing no runs, three walks on one hit and striking out four.

Friendswood claims District 22-5A tennis title; advances to regionals  Photos Included

Qualifying for the regional tournament are two girls doubles teams, two mixed doubles teams, and one boys doubles teams.

Friendswood loses heartbreaker to Dripping Springs 1-0  Photos Included

With less than two minutes remaining in regulation, the Lady Tigers finally scored a goal allowing Dripping Springs to sneak away with a 1-0 decision.

Lady Oilers spank Alief Taylor 15-0  Photos Included

The game lasted only three innings as Pearland scored 15 runs in the first and second frames against the Alief Taylor Lady Lions.

Pearland thrashes two district opponents  Photos Included

A number of pitchers entered the game as relief, with Rhett Bynum, Daniel Ontiveres, Jake Mader-Cooper, and Hunter Cook all securing outs and ultimately the victory.

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Last Week's Baseball Scores

Alvin 2 - Pearland 1

Pearland 15 - Alief Elsik 0

Friendswood 4 - La Porte 2

Dawson 3 - Shadow Creek 2

Shadow Creek 5 - Strake Jesuit 0

Dawson 20 - Alief Taylor 0

Manvel 6 - Ball High 1

Manvel 8 - GC Memorial 0

Last Week's Softball Scores

Pearland 7 - Alvin 6

Pearland 16 - Alief Elsik 0

Dawson 10 - Shadow Creek 0

Dawson 17 - Alief Taylor 1

Friendswood 11 - GC Memorial 1

La Porte 4 - Friendswood 0

Shadow Creek 17 - Alief Hastings 0

Shadow Creek 17 - Alief Taylor 1

Manvel 13 - Ball High 0

Manvel 14 - GC Memorial 0

Clark, Mendez, Slider selected to Bayou Bowl West Team  Photos Included

The Bayou Bowl, with a successful 16-year history, is an All-Star Football Game featuring 36 of the best from the Greater Houston Area against 36 of the best from the State of Louisiana.

Pearland baseball  Photos Included

The Oilers are in third place in district play with a 7-3 record.

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

The Dawson Lady Eagles scored 175 points to win the 2021 District 23-6A track crown.

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Lady Mustangs advance to state soccer tournament  Photos Included

No. 3 state-ranked Friendswood Lady Mustangs won the Class 5A Region III title with their 1-0 victory over No. 4 Magnolia.

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Pearland closes out first round of district with a 5-2 mark  Photos Included

The Pearland Oilers fell to Alvin 4-3 to open up district and then finished the opening round of league play with a 5-2 mark.

No. 3 Friendswood continues unbeaten season  

Friendswood improved to 18-0 last week and picked up two more district wins to sit atop the District 24-5A leaderboard at 10-0.

No. 4 Lady Mustangs win in a penalty-kick shootout with PN-G  Photos Included

"I'm really proud of the fight that they showed," Friendswood head girls soccer coach Laura Peter said.

Friendswood boys soccer shuts out Galena Park 2-0  Photos Included

The Mustangs improve to 22-3-2 and advance to the region semifinals.

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