Fort Bend Christian Academy senior Lynell Smith, Jr. signed a national letter of intent to continue competing athletically at the college level.
Two Westfield High School Mustangs, Defensive Lineman Ed Oliver and Wide Receiver Tyrie Cleveland, were officially invited Oct. 20 to participate in the 2016 Under Armour All-America game. Family, teammates and friends were present in Westfield’s performing arts center to see the athletes receive their game jerseys for the ninth-annual football game that is scheduled to take place Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at the Orlando Citrus Bowl. Oliver and Cleveland will be among an elite group of about 90 football players from across the nation invited to participate.
Lamar CISD’s Board of Trustees has approved Rick LaFavers as the Head Football Coach and Campus Coordinator for Lamar Consolidated High School.
LaFavers has 18 years of coaching experience, including time in the SEC, Big 12, C-USA and Mountain West conferences, along with FCS (NCAA Football Championship Subdivision) and Texas high schools.
LaFavers coached and taught biology at Fort Bend ISD’s Ridge Point High for the 2014 season. He was the defensive coordinator and a biology teacher at Lamar Consolidated High School during the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
For the second consecutive year, the George Ranch football team was honored with the Houston Touchdown Club’s 5A Sportsmanship Team of the Year.
Representing the Longhorns at the dinner were:
Front Row: Coach Jens Anderson, Garrett Brinneman, a senior on the football team, Head Coach Ricky Tullos; and
Back Row: Coaches Brian Ricci, Jared Sloan and Michael Swanigan.
“Fort Bend Youth Football League takes pride in giving back to the community,” said Jacqueline Jean-Baptiste, the Executive Director for the Fort Bend Youth Football League (FBYFL) . “The toy drive is important to our league because it gives us an opportunity to give back to our community and families in need. There are kids who may spend Christmas in the hospital and if we can help put a smile on their face by this small token, then it’s a job well done.”
New Caney ISD Stadium is the First of Several Community Attractions to Open at Valley Ranch Town Center
The Houston Touchdown Club named Cypress Christian School senior Will Echols as a member of the defense on the All-Greater Houston Private School Preseason Football Team. Will is an All-State Defensive Back and a four year starter for the Warriors. The CyChristian football program will have approximately 50 high school players with a good number of returning starters from last season's playoff run. The Warriors have moved up to Division II football and face several new opponents this year.
George Ranch High School head football coach and campus athletics coordinator Rick Tullos is Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine's 4A Coach of the Year.
"Tullos is on his way to building something truly special at Richmond George Ranch," the magazine wrote in an article that will be in the summer edition. "In just the program’s second year of existence, the Longhorns surprisingly advanced to the regional finals."
This fall with be Tullos' fourth season leading the Longhorns. GRHS went 13-1 in the 2013 season.
Former Texas A&M and Houston Oiler quarterback Bucky Richardson (right) presents a check to Kevin McKeever, Lamar Consolidated High School football coach Ronald Patton and Lamar CISD Athletic Director Mike Rice.
Richardson is president of Gridiron Football, a youth football league which uses high school attendance zones to form teams. In three years, Gridiron Football has donated a total of $50,000 to the athletic booster clubs at Foster, George Ranch and Lamar Consolidated high schools.
Pope John XXIII High School will be traveling to Corsicana, Texas this Saturday to play for the state title in TAPPS Division II 11-man football. This will be the Lions' first time in the championship game in the program's 8 year history. They will play two-time defending state champions Midland Christian at noon at Tiger Stadium in Corsicana. We are very proud of our boys and all their hard work this season! The Lions are co-district champions (sharing the title with Second Baptist in Houston) and have a record of 10-2 going into the championship game.