Coaches Corner

From the left, Head Coach Sanders, Head Coach Wright, Head Coach Dixon.

The head coaches at Scarborough, Waltrip and Reagan high school were all asked this week to share insight for their upcoming Friday game. Each were asked the following: “What do you see for you and your team this Friday and what did you learn from last week to apply to this week?” Each coach was […]

St. Thomas High School aims to continue winning ways

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By Jonathan Garris jgarris@theleadernews.com Coming off of two seasons going 10-1 and 10-2, St. Thomas High School football coach Tim Fitzpatrick knows there will be a lot of pressure on his team to continue winning in the 2014-15 season. Some of that pressure might be felt to a greater extent by 16 of the team’s […]

Coach Wright and Rams are optomistic for new season

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Waltrip Rams.

By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com “He was an inspirational leader, coach, and positive role model for kids,” Houston ISD director of athletics Marmion Dambrino said. “Coach Dailey wanted his kids to compete in the classroom as well as they did on the field. He worked hard every day developing teamwork and had a true passion for […]

St. Thomas grad’s ready for the Division I grind

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By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com Someday, Peter Foreman, a 2011 St. Thomas High graduate, hopes to cover and analyze all types of sports. “When I read the newspaper, I normally read the sports section first,” said Foreman, a New Mexico State journalism student and aspiring sports writer. “I like reading Michael Wilbon’s articles. He writes a […]

Carrizales set to become Scarborough’s soccer leader

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By Peter Scamardo For The Leader The 2013-14 season did not end the way the Scarborough High boys soccer team would have liked. In their first round UIL Class 4A playoff game against Lamar Consolidated, Scarborough Spartans held a 4-1 lead before losing 5-4. It was a heartbreaking loss for first year head coach Jeff […]

Oak Forest native enjoys the sport of the future

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By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com One hundred and twenty three years ago, Dr. James Naismith created a new game, so young people at a YMCA in Massachusetts would have another activity. Few thought it would morph into one of the world’s most popular sports. Quidditch, one of the world’s newest sports evolved from Harry Potter, a […]