Hurricane Harvey poured 24 inches of rain into the Stafford Boys and Girls Club, but less than 60 days later, operations are back to almost normal, thanks to Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros and Fort Bend County. “Our game room and gymnasium were flooded with 24 inches of water,” Club Director Matt Salazar said. “But with contributions from the Houston Astros … [Read more...] about Astros, MLB and Fort Bend County assist the Stafford Boys and Girls Club in defeating Harvey
Travis took a 7-0 lead on Naveon Mitchell’s 64-yard run in the first minute of the game Saturday, but Bush stormed back to score 28 consecutive points to lead 28-7 at halftime. Bush’s first two touchdowns came on 7-yard and 27-yard runs by Brian Smith. “I cannot do anything without my linemen and receivers. My linemen are definitely blocking for me, so I have room to … [Read more...] about FtBendAthletics: Bush beats Travis in overtime, 42-35
The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) recently announced its 2017 Post-Season Club Awards winners, including special recognitions for team accomplishments both on and off the field. Sugar Land Skeeters President Jay Miller has been recognized as the Joe Klein Executive of the Year, and the Skeeters organization earned the Outstanding Club Community Service … [Read more...] about Skeeters organization earns post-season recognition
Jose Altuve (27) celebrates George Springs (partially obscured) while Alex Bregman, left, and Carlos Corea (1) come up to bat during the Houston Astros’ second game of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox. The Astros won that series and defeated the New York Yankees in the seventh game of the American League Championship Series to earn the team’s … [Read more...] about Bring it on!
The Houston SaberCats (formerly the Houston Strikers) and the Sugar Land Skeeters have partnered to bring professional rugby to the Greater Houston area at Constellation Field. The Houston ownership group explained that the new name would reflect a positive and stronger image for the Houston team, explaining that a “saber cat” was known for bringing down their competitors by … [Read more...] about Houston SaberCats bring professional rugby to Sugar Land