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Carrizales set to become Scarborough’s soccer leader

Carrizales set to become Scarborough’s soccer leader

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

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 […]

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Could a UIL-TAPPS merger be a possibility?

By Peter Scamardo For The Leader What would it be like to have St. Thomas play Waltrip for the rights to play in a state football championship? Or, for St. Pius X to play Reagan for the district basketball title? This is part of a scenario that Texas State Senator Dan Patrick would like to […]

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St. Pius X uses State 7-on-7 tourney to gain experience for the season

By Michael Sudhalter michael@theleadernews.com St. Pius X football players, coaches and fans got a chance to see Clay Roberts in his first competitive situation as a Panther. And SPX first-year head coach Stephen Hill was thoroughly impressed with the Manvel transfer at the Division II State 7-on-7 Tournament last week in College Station. “He turned […]

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Waltrip hits the weight room for upcoming season

Waltrip High football coach Todd Wright is preparing his time – and the rest of the school’s athletes – for the upcoming athletic season.

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Players become teammates with their former coach

In less than a month’s time, 2014 St. Pius X graduates Chase Fontana and Jerry Murillo went from calling Adam Massiatte their coach, to sharing a roster spot with him.

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St. Pius X preps for State 7-on-7 Tournament

By Peter Scamardo For The Leader The St. Pius X 7-on-7 football team is preparing to test its skills against some of the best teams in the state. The Panthers qualified for the State 7-on-7 Tournament Division II Tournament next weekend in College Station. St. Pius X will have to play well to emerge out […]

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Reagan looks to qualify for State 7-on-7 Tournament

The Reagan 7-on-7 football team has already accomplished a great feat this season.
The Bulldogs won the Positive Coaching Alliance 7-on-7 Tournament for the third straight year.

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Oak Forest resident has an affinity for baseball history

For some Houstonians, the Astros’ lone World Series appearance nine years ago seems like ancient history.
But Oak Forest resident and author Mike Vance decided to dig way deeper into the city’s baseball heritage.

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Stewart selected to minor league all-star game

Kohl Stewart is climbing the ranks of professional baseball quickly. The 2013 St. Pius X graduate was selected to the Midwest League All-Star game last week in Comstock Park, Mich. He did not pitch in the game The 19-year-old Stewart was drafted in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2013 MLB Draft by the […]

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