• State Quarter-finals Football Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Manvel Maverick Football team for winning the Regional Championship over Barbers Hill HS!  The Mavericks will face FB Marshall HS in the State Quarter-finals round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Saturday, 12/7/19 at Freedom Field.  The gates open at 1:00 p.m. and the game starts at 2:00 p.m.  Presale tickets will be sold from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday in the Manvel HS Athletic Office.  Presale ticket prices are $6.00 per student and $8.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $10.00.  Please make plans to come out to Freedom Field on Saturday to support the Mavericks as they battle for the State Quarter-finals Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Shadow Creek Football team for winning the Regional Championship over Foster HS!  The Sharks will face Manor HS in the State Quarter-finals round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Saturday, 12/7/19 in the Alamodome in San Antonio.  The gates open at 11:00 a.m. and the game starts at 12:00 p.m.  Presale tickets will be sold from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Friday in the Shadow Creek HS Athletic Office.  Presale ticket prices are $6.00 per student and $12.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $12.00 and there is a $15.00 parking charge.  Please make plans to travel West on I-10 to support the Sharks as they battle for the State Quarter-finals Championship!

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Jackets defeat Santa Fe in boys’ home opener – The Alvin Yellowjackets captured a 49-40 decision over Santa Fe on Dec. 3 in their boys’ basketball home opener at the AHS Competition Gym. Alvin erased an early 5-1 deficit with a 14-2 run in the first quarter and never looked back. Brayden Wright pumped in a game-high 14 points to lead the way, while Samuel Bell and Carson Keithley added 10 points apiece. The Jackets compete at the Nederland Tournament this weekend.

     

    Lady Jackets pull away from Brazoswood – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets erupted for a 19-5 run in the third period to pull away from Brazoswood in a 58-38 victory on Dec. 3 in Clute. Gabbi Church paced the scoring for Alvin, who improved to 6-5 overall with the victory, with 12 points, while Katy Barajas and Emma Robles added 11 points apiece and Mariah Byone chipped in 10 points. Church also had five rebounds, two assists and two steals in the contest. The Lady Jackets compete at the Lamar ISD Tournament this weekend.

     

    Vojacek heads Jackets’ all-district football picks – Defensive tackle Larry Vojacek paced the Alvin Yellowjackets’ All-District 24-6A Football picks with a second team selection to the defensive squad. Gaining honorable mention status was defensive back Bo Olszewski, kicker/punter Caleb Reed, offensive lineman William Revels and defensive tackle Andrew Solis.

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Mavericks meet Marshall in state quarterfinals – The Manvel Mavericks will meet Fort Bend Marshall in the Class 5A Division II State Football Quarterfinals on Saturday at AISD’s Freedom Field at 2 p.m. The 13-0 Mavericks are coming off a 55-35 regional semifinal victory over Barbers Hill on Nov. 29 at NRG Stadium behind Donovan Eaglin’s 288 rushing yards and five touchdowns. Quarterback Tucker Yarborough (13 completions) 25 attempts) also fired a pair of TD passes to Jalen Walthall and another to Jalen Paxton

     

    Harness and Smith named to TGCA’s All-State Volleyball Team – Lady Mavericks’ senior setter Ceci Harness and senior middle blocker Morgan Smith were both named to the Texas Girls Coaches’ Association’s Class 5A All-State Volleyball Team. The duo helped the Manvel girls record the most wins in program history and also advance to the region finals for the first time in school history. Harness has already received the MVP award in the All-District 24-5A selections and Smith was a co-winner of the blocker of the year accolade.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks meet Manor in state quarterfinals – The Shadow Creek Sharks will be meeting Manor in the Class 5A Division I State Football Quarterfinals on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio at noon. The 13-0 Sharks are coming off a dramatic 36-31 triumph over Foster in the regional semifinals on Nov. 29 in League City, where Shadow Creek rallied from a 24-7 halftime deficit. Quarterback Kyron Drones ran for one touchdown and hit Trent McGauhey, Seth Jones and C.J. Guidry with touchdown passes with the 14-yarder to Guidry to putting the Sharks in front for good with 2:30 left in the contest. Eric Landaverde also booted a 22-yard field goal to account for the Sharks’ other tallies.

     

    Boys Basketball wins Woodlands Classic – The SC boys’ basketball team went a perfect 4-0 during the Thanksgiving weekend to win the Woodlands Classic Tournament. The Sharks capped things with a 65-61 overtime victory over San Antonio Wagner in the championship game. Ramon Walker earned MVP honors, while Will Young and Trey Hartfield joined Walker on the all-tourney team. Shadow Creek next competes at the Spring Creek Classic in Mansfield this weekend.

     

     

    Regional Football Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Manvel Maverick Football team for winning the Area Championship over Lamar Consolidated HS!  The Mavericks will face Barbers Hill HS in the Regional round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Friday, 11/29/19 at NRG Stadium.  The gates open at 11:00 a.m. and the game starts at 12:00 p.m.  Presale tickets will be sold from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Manvel HS Athletic Office on Monday - Wednesday.  Presale ticket prices are $6.00 per student and $13.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $15.00 and there is a $15 parking charge.  Please make plans to travel to Houston to support the Mavericks as they battle for the Regional Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Shadow Creek Football team for winning the Area Championship over Hutto HS!  The Sharks will face Foster HS in the Regional round of the Playoffs!  The game will played on Friday, 11/29/19 at Challenger-Columbia Stadium.  The gates open at 1:00 p.m. and the game starts at 2:00 p.m.  Presale tickets will be sold online only.  The online link will be posted on the Shadow Creek Athletic twitter and the Alvin ISD Athletic twitter.  Presale tickets prices are $4.00 per student and $6.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $8.00.  Please make plans to travel to League City to support the Sharks as they battle for the Regional Championship!

     

    Area Football Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Manvel Maverick Football team for winning the Bi-District Championship over Nederland HS!  The Mavericks will face Lamar Consolidated HS in the Area round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Friday, 11/22/19 at Traylor Stadium (4606 Mustand Ave. Rosenber, 77471).  The gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the game starts at 7:30 p.m.  Presale tickets may be purchased on-line starting on Monday, 11/18/19 at 11:00 a.m and will be sold until Friday, 11/22/19.  Presale ticket prices are $4.00 per student and $6.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $8.00.  Please make plans to travel South on Hwy 59 to support the Mavericks as they battle for the Area Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Shadow Creek Shark Football team for winning the Bi-District Championship over PA Memorial!  The Sharks will face Hutto HS in the Area round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Friday, 11/22/19 at Waller ISD Stadium ( 20735 Stokes Rd. Waller, 77484).The gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the game starts at 7:30 p.m.  Presale tickets may be purchased on-line starting on Monday, 11/18/19 at 11:00 a.m. and will be sold until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 11/22/19.  Presale ticket prices are $4.00 per student and $6.00 per adult.  Gate ticket prices are $8.00.  Please make plans to travel to Waller on Friday night to support the Sharks as they battlle for the Area Championship!

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Basketball girls take third at Conroe Classic – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets captured three of four games last weekend to finish in third place at the Conroe Basketball Classic. Alvin posted wins over Eisenhower (43-27), Conroe (38-28) and Cy Lakes (65-60). Scoring for Alvin against Cy Lakes included Mariah Byone with 17 points, Katy Barajas with 11 points and Karlie Bellew and Emma Robles with 10 points apiece. The Lady Jackets next play at Aldine on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

     

    Lady Jackets receive five all-district volleyball selections – Alvin received a total of five player selections to the All-District 24-6A Volleyball team. Junior outside hitter Teresa Garza was named to the first team, while freshman middle blocker Ana Garza and junior outside hitter Marrik Hooker earned second team nods. Honorable mention status went to senior defensive specialist Lindsay Parthum and junior setter Anni Shewmake.

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Mavericks meet Lamar Consolidated in area football players – The Manvel Lady Mavericks will meet Lamar Consolidated in the Class 5A Division II area football playoffs on Nov. 22 at Traylor Stadium in Rosenberg at 7:30 p.m. The 11-0 Mavs are coming off a 49-19 victory over Nederland in the bi-district round last weekend at AISD’s Freedom Field. Donovan Eaglin led the way with 181 yards on the ground and four touchdowns, while Tucker Yarborough completed 13 of 15 passes for 151 yards and two TD’s. Manvel compiled 394 yards of total offense and 24 first downs in the contest.

     

    Lady Mavericks dominate all-district volleyball picks – The regional finalist Manvel Lady Mavericks dominated both the individual awards and the overall all-district volleyball selections in 24-5A. Ceci Harness was named the district’s most valuable player, while Aryn Johnson was selected as the offensive player of the year recipient and Morgan Smith shared blocker of the year honors. Devyn Lewis was chosen as the newcomer of the year and Susan Kennedy was tabbed as the league’s top coach. First team honors also went to Kristen Spruill and Haley Turner, while Morgan Sellers and Mya Singleton gained second team honors and honorable mention status went to Loryn Flores, Aubrey Middleton and Rebekah Vigier. The Lady Mavs won a school-record 43 matches and advanced to the regional finals for the first time in school history. Manvel defeated Cedar Park in four sets in the regional semifinals last weekend, while falling to Friendswood in four sets in the regional finals.

     

    Mavericks defeat Clear Springs in boys’ basketball action – The Manvel Mavericks collected a 87-64 victory over Clear Springs in boys’ basketball action on Nov. 19. Leading scorers for the Mavs included Myles Levine with 18 points, Shawn Walker with 17 points, Zaire Hayes with 13 points and Mason McBride with 12 points. The Mavs next compete at the McDonald’s Texas Invitational this weekend.

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks meet Hutto in Division I football playoffs – The Shadow Creek Sharks will be meeting Hutto in the Class 5A Division I football playoffs on Nov. 22 at Waller ISD Stadium at 7:30 p.m. The 11-0 Sharks are coming off a convincing 49-7 triumph over Port Arthur Memorial in the bi-district round last weekend at AISD’s Freedom Field. Kyron Drones passed for 228 yards and four touchdowns, while Jorge Jones recovered his own blocked punt in the end zone for a special teams’ touchdown late the contest. Kullen Murrell and Dejuan Lewis also intercepted Memorial passes and T.J. Marshall and Ronald Triplett each recovered fumbles.

     

    Lady Sharks’ VB gets several all-district picks – Alexis Williams was selected as the setter of the year and Deja Benjamin shared blocker of the year honors to highlight the Shadow Creek Lady Sharks’ All-District 24-5A Volleyball selections. Halle Sanders and Amber Johnson also gained first team honors, while second team nods went to Michelle Murphy, Aliyah Priestley and Arianne Renaud and honorable mention status went to Ella Hestand, Anaya Duncan and Kayla Wilson. The Lady Sharks went a school record 30-13 this season and advanced to the third round of the playoffs for the first time in school history.

     

    Sharks’ Basketball outlasts Ranch in triple overtime thriller – The Shadow Creek Sharks pulled off an 81-75 upset of Morton Ranch, the state’s No. 2 ranked squad in Class 6A, by a 81-75 count in a triple overtime thriller on Nov. 19 at the Shark Tank in Pearland. Ramon Walker pumped in a game-high 33 points to lead the way, while Will Young added 20 points and Rodney Varner chipped in 13 points. Shadow Creek next plays at Klein Forest on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m.

     

    Regional Volleybll Tournament

     

    Congrats to the Lady Mavs Volleyball team for winning the Regional Quarter-finals Championship over Santa Fe HS.  The Lady Mavs will face Cedar Park HS in the Regional Semi-finals round of the Regional Tournament!  The match will be played on Friday, 11/15/19 at the Delmar Field House (2020 Magnum Rd. Houston, 77092).  The gates open at 4:00 p.m., the match starts at 5:00 p.m. and the ticket prices are $8.00 across the board.  Please make plans to travel to Delmar Field House to support the Lady Mavs as they battle for the Regional Championship!

     

    Bi-District Football Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Manvel Maverick Football team for clinching the 11-5A District Championship with an undefeated season!  The Mavericks will face Nederland HS in the Bi-District round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Thursday, 11/14/19 at Freedom Field.  The gates open at 6:30 p.m and the game starts at 7:30 p.m.  There will be no Reserved Seating for this game.  Presale tickets may be purchased online for the following costs:  Students - $3.00 & Adults - $5.00.  Gate ticket prices are $8.00.  Please make plans to go to Freedom Field on Thursday to support the Mavericks as they battle for the Bi-District Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Shadow Creek Sharks Football team for clinching the 10-5A District Championship with an undefeated season!  The Sharks will face Port Arthur Memorial HS in the Bi-District round of the Playoffs!  The game will be played on Friday, 11/15/19 at Freedom Field.  The gates open at 6:00 p.m. and the game starts at 7:00 p.m.  There will be no Reserved Seating for this game.  Presale tickets may be purchased online for the following costs:  Students - $3.00 & Adults - $5.00.  Gate ticket prices are $8.00.  Please make plans to support the Sharks on Friday night as they battle for the Bi-District Championship!

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Lady Yellowjackets win home opener – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets captured a 41-31 victory over Pasadena Memorial in their home girls’ basketball opener on Nov. 12 at the AHS Competition Gym. The victory evened the Lady Jackets’ season record at 1-1. Gabbi Church pumped in a game-high 20 points and pulled down five rebounds to lead the way, while Emma Robles added eight points and eight rebounds. Ravin Burkhart also grabbed six rebounds and Hannah Webster chipped in five rebounds. The Lady Jackets next compete at the Conroe Tournament this weekend and play at Dobie on Nov. 19.

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Lady Mavericks advance to regional tourney – The Manvel Lady Mavericks will be competing in this weekend’s Region III-5A volleyball tournament for the third time in school history, thanks to outlasting Santa Fe by 23-25, 25-18, 25-27, 25-14 and 15-10 scores in five sets in the regional quarterfinals on Nov. 12 in Pearland. The 42-6 Lady Mavs meet Cedar Park in the regional semifinals on Friday at the Delmar Sports Complex in Houston at 5 p.m. with a victory sending them to the Saturday afternoon finals against the Friendswood/Rouse semifinal winner at 1 p.m. In Tuesday’s game, Manvel overcame an 8-5 deficit in the fifth game. Morgan Smith, who had 16 kills overall, sparked the 10-2 rally with five kills and two blocks during that stretch. Aryn Johnson (24 kills and 32 digs) and Ceci Harness (59 assists, 27 digs) both delivered double double performances as well.

     

    Mavericks face Nederland in bi-district football affair – The 11-5A Division II Champion Manvel Mavericks meet Nederland in the Class 5A bi-district football playoffs Thursday night at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony at 7:30 p.m. The Mavericks completed the regular season with a perfect 10-0 mark after blanking Waltrip by a 49-0 count in the regular finale on Nov. 7 in Houston.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks open football playoffs with PA Memorial – Fresh off winning their second straight 10-5A Division I district crown, the Shadow Creek Sharks open the Class 5A football playoffs by meeting Port Arthur Memorial Friday night in the bi-district round at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony at 7 p.m. The Sharks completed the regular season with a perfect 10-0 mark after blanking Rosenberg Terry by a 63-0 last weekend in the regular season finale.

     

    Lady Sharks’ VB ends in regional quarterfinals – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks’ season came to an end in the Class 5A Region Volleyball Quarterfinals on Tuesday in Pasadena, as Friendswood handed the Lady Sharks a tough 19-25, 26-24, 17-25 and 16-25 four set defeat. Shadow Creek closes their season at 30-14 overall with an appearance in the third round for the first time in school history. Alexis Williams delivered a double double in Tuesday’s match with 15 kills and 18 assists, while Arianne Renaud added 12 kills and three blocks and Halle Sanders chipped in nine kills and 14 digs. Michelle Murphy also provided 19 assists from her setter position.

     

    Regional Quater-final Volleyball Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Lady Maverick Volleyball team for winning the Area Championship over Texas City HS.  The Lady Mavs will face Santa Fe High School in the Regional Quarter-finals round of the Playoffs!  The match will be played on Tuesday, 11/12/19 at Pearland HS.  The gates open at 5:00 p.m., the match starts at 6:00 p.m. and the ticket prices are $5.00 across the board.  Please make plans to come out to support the Lady Mavs as they battle for the Regional Quarter-finals Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Lady Sharks Volleyball team for winning the Area Championship over Barbers Hill HS.  The Lady Sharks will face Friendswood High School in the Regional Quarter-finals round of the Playoffs!  The match will be played on Tuesday, 11/12/19 at Phillips Field House (2909 Dabney Dr. Pasadena, 77502).  The gates open at 5:30 p.m., the match starts at 6:30 p.m. and the ticket prices are $5.00 across the board!  Please plan to travel to Pasadena to support the Lady Sharks as they battle for the Regional Quarter-finals Championship!

     

    Area Volleyball Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Lady Maverick Volleyball team for winning the Bi-District Championship over Madison HS.  The Lady Mavs will face Texas City High School in the Area round of the Playoffs!  The match will be played on Friday, 11/8/19 at the Alvin High School Comp Gym.  The gates open at 4:00 p.m., the match starts at 5:00 p.m. and the ticket prices are $5.00 across the board.  Please make plans to travel to Alvin to support the Lady Mavericks as they battle for the Area Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Lady Sharks Volleyball team for winning the Bi-Distictt Championship over Milby HS.  The Lady Sharks will face Barbers Hill High School in the Area round of the Playoffs.  The match will be played on Friday, 11/8/19 at the Alvin High School Comp Gym.  The gates will already be open, the match starts at 7:00 p.m. and the ticket prices are $5.00 across the board.  Please make plans to travel East on Hwy. 6 to support the Lady Sharks as they battle for the Area Championship!

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Jackets rack up offensive season highs – The Alvin Yellowjackets racked up several season highs on offense in their 24-6A football contest with Clear Brook on Nov. 2 in League City. Quarterback Cody Smith accounted for 158 combined yards and one touchdown, while Thomas Gabel rushed for 154 yards and one touchdown. Alvin also had a season-best 420 total yards and 19 first downs. The Jackets close their season at home with Dickinson Friday at 7 p.m.

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Mavericks clinch district title – The Manvel Mavericks clinched the 11-5A Division II football crown with a 49-41 victory over Willowridge on Nov. 1 at AISD Freedom Field. Manvel moved its record to 9-0 overall and 7-0 in district with the victory. Trailing 41-35 late in the contest, the Mavs took the lead on Tucker Yarborough’s 38-yard scoring fling to Jalen Paxton and Luis Moreno’s extra point with 3:38 remaining. Manvel then added an insurance touchdown on Donovan Eaglin’s 30-yard run a few minutes later. The Mavs close the regular season with Waltrip on Thursday at Butler Stadium in Houston at 7 p.m. and will then face the fourth-place seed from 12-5A on Nov. 14 at Freedom Field.

     

    Lady Mavs sweep Madison in bi-district volleyball round – The 24-5A volleyball champion Manvel Lady Mavericks rolled to a 25-2, 25-2 and 25-5 straight set bi-district playoff sweep over Madison on Tuesday at Butler Field House in Houston. Sophomore outside hitter Hailey Turner led the way with 10 aces, while junior outside hitter Aryn Johnson blasted 12 kills and senior middle blocker Morgan Smith added 10 kills. Senior setter Ceci Harness also dished out 18 assists and four aces. Moving their record to 39-6 overall, the Lady Mavs next meet Texas City in the area playoff round on Friday at Alvin High School at 5 p.m.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks top Hightower to win second straight title – The Shadow Creek Sharks topped Hightower by a 53-9 margin on Oct. 31 at Hall Stadium in Missouri City to win their second straight 10-5A Division I football crown. Shadow Creek moved its record to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in district play with the victory. Eric Landaverde booted a 28-yard field goal to get the Sharks on the board, while Tyron Drones fired scoring passes to Greg Hancock (10 yards) and another to C.J. Guidry (16 yards) and T.J. Marshall also returned a interception 34 yards for another score. The SC defense held Hightower to 153 total yards and five first downs. The Sharks next host Terry in their regular season finale on Friday at AISD Freedom Field at 7 p.m. and then meet Port Arthur Memorial in the bi-district round on Nov. 15 at Freedom Field.

     

    Lady Sharks sweep Milby – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks swept by Milby by 25-9, 25-13 and 25-8 scores in the bi-district volleyball playoffs on Tuesday at Barnett Field House in Houston. Shadow Creek, who improved to 29-13 with the victory, advances to meet Barbers Hill in the area round on Friday at Alvin High School at 7 p.m. Alexis Williams led the way in Tuesday’s win with nine kills, 15 assists and six digs, while Michelle Murphy added 11 assists and six digs and Amber Johnson and Deja Bejamin added six kills apiece.

     

    Bi-District Volleyball Playoffs

     

    Congrats to the Lady Maverick Volleyball team for winning 24-5A District Championship!  The Lady Mavs will face Madison High School in the Bi-District round of the Playoffs!  The match will be played on Tuesday, 11/5/19 at Butler Stadium.  The gates open at 4:00 p.m., the match starts at 5:00 p.m. and ticket prices are $5 across the board.  Please make plans to come out to support the Lady Mavericks as they battle for the Bi-District Championship!

     

    Congrats to the Lady Sharks Volleyball team for making the playoffs!  The Lady Sharks will face Milby High School in the Bi-District round of the Playoffs!  The match will be played on Tuesday, 11/5/19 at Barnett Stadium.  The gates open at 5:00 p.m., The match starts at 7:30 p.m. and the ticket prices are $5 across the board.  The Lady Sharks are the 2nd place team.  Please make plans to come out and support the Lady Shark as they battle for the Bi-District Championship!

     

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Volleyball closes season at Dickinson – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets closed their season with an 18-25, 18-25 and 26-28 defeat at Dickinson on Oct. 29. Alvin ends their season at 15-17 overall. Match totals included Teresa Garza with 18 kills and 10 digs, Anni Shewmake with 25 assists, Lindsay Parthum with 15 digs and Marrik Hooker with six kills and seven digs.

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Mavericks outlast Sterling – The Manvel Mavericks outlasted Sterling by a 44-26 score in 11-5A Division II football action on Oct. 24 in Houston. Manvel improves to 8-0 overall and 6-0 in district play. Jalen Walthall caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Tucker Yarborough to give the Mavs the lead for good late in the third period. De`Monte Seymore, who rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns, then added insurance TD runs of 21 and 26 yards. Seymore also had an eight-yard run in the opening period and Yarborogh threw scoring passes to Malachi McLean (19 yards) and Jalen Paxton (32 yards). The Mavs next host Willowridge on Nov. 1 at AISD Freedom Field Stadium in Iowa Colony at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs wrap up perfect run through district – The 24-5A volleyball champion Manvel Lady Mavericks wrapped up their perfect run through the district with a 25-11, 25-10 and 25-19 sweep over Hightower on Oct. 29 in Missouri City. The Lady Mavs, who improved to 38-6 overall and 16-0 in 24-5A, will face the fourth-place seed from 23-5A in the bi-district playoffs on Nov. 4 or Nov. 5 at a date, site and time to be determined. In Tuesday’s match, Aryn Johnson had 13 kills and eight digs to lead the way, while Morgan Smith added eight kills, four blocks and five digs and Ceci Harness chipped in 31 assists and four digs.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks collect win over Foster – The Shadow Creek Sharks collected a 24-17 victory over Foster in 10-5A Division I football action on Oct. 24 in Rosenberg. Jared Jackson caught touchdown passes of 15 and 33 yards from Tyron Drones, while Drones also scored on a 20-yard rushing TD. Eric Landaverde added a 25-yard field goal. Terrance Cook blocked a Foster to set up the Drones’ TD and Jorge Jones recovered a fumble to set up the 33-yard Jackson reception. Jones also recovered an attempted onsides kick by Foster in the closing seconds to seal the victory for the Sharks. Shadow Creek next meets Hightower on Oct. 31 at Hall Stadium in Missouri City at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Sharks sweep Willowridge – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks swept by Willowridge by 25-12, 25-11 and 25-9 scores in 24-5A volleyball action on Oct. 29 in Pearland. Moving their record to 28-13 overall and 14-2 in district, the playoff-bound and second seeded Lady Sharks will face the third place seed from 23-5A in the bi-district playoffs on Nov. 4 or Nov. 5 at a date, site and time to be determined. Alexis Williams led the way on Oct. 29 with a triple double performance of 11 kills, 16 assists and 12 digs, while Arianne Renaud and Halle Sanders had eight kills apiece.

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Swim team competes at Brazoswood – The AHS Swim teams competed in a dual meet with Brazoswood on Oct. 17 in Clute. Aria Murdie won both the girls’ 50-yard freestyle (27.80 seconds) and 100-yard freestyle (1:03.75), while Dane Hoelting splashed to victories in both the boys’ 50-yard free (23.68 seconds) and 100-yard free (52.21 seconds). Colby Patterson also won the boys’ 100-yard breaststroke (1:03.31) and teamed with Taylor Stewart, Hoelting and Mark Harmonson for a relay victory in the boys’ 200-yard medley (1:47.75).

     

      

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Lady Mavericks clinch district title – The Manvel Lady Mavericks clinched the 24-5A volleyball title with a 25-17, 25-19 and 25-10 straight set sweep over Foster on Oct. 22 in Richmond. Manvel improved to 36-6 overall and 14-0 in district and will face the fourth-place seed from 23-5A in the bi-district playoffs the week of Nov. 4-5. In Tuesday’s match, Aryn Johnson delivered a double double with 15 kills and 11 digs and Ceci Harness dished out 39 assists. Morgan Smith also turned in a big evening with 13 kills and four blocks and Morgan Sellers provided 12 digs. The Lady Mavs next hosts Fort Bend Marshall on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report 

     

    Sharks defeat Friendswood – The Shadow Creek Sharks rolled to a 51-6 victory over Friendswood in 10-5A Division I football action on Oct. 18 at AISD’s Freedom Field. Shadow Creek improved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in district with the victory.   Quarterback Tyron Drones completed 10 of 15 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns, while Jay’Veon Bell rushed for 106 yards on 16 carries and one touchdown and Kelvon Brown added 90 yards on six carries and two TD’s. The Sharks’ defense also limited Friendswood to 161 yards and recorded five quarterback sacks. Shadow Creek next meets Foster on Thursday at Traylor Stadium in Rosenberg at 7 p.m.

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Aguirre honored by local TV station – Alvin Lady Yellowjackets’ pitcher Jodie Aguirre was honored on Oct. 15 by Fox 26 Houston with the local television station presenting the ‘Making the Grade” award to the Alvin High School senior for her work ethic in the classroom and on the softball field at the AHS Softball Field. Aguirre ranks third in her class with a 6.785 GPA and was among the nation’s leaders last spring in victories (34) and strikeouts (350).

     

    Horsfall named conference defensive player of the week again – Former Lady Yellowjacket volleyball standout Taylor Horsfall was named the American Conference’s defensive player of the week for the third straight week. Horsfall, a senior at Tulsa University, average 6.62 digs per set last week as the Golden Hurricane went 1-1 in conference play. Taylor recorded 27 digs in a four-set win over Tulane and then posted 26 digs a few days later against Houston. Horsfall leads the conference in digs per set and ranks ninth in the country, while standing fourth overall in the country in total digs with 420 and second in the conference.

     

     

    Manvel Maverick Report

     

    Mavericks blank Milby – The Manvel Mavericks blanked Houston Milby by a 55-0 count on Oct. 11 at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. The Mavs improved to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the 11-5A Division II football standings. Malachi McLean exploded 95 yards with the opening kickoff and Manvel never looked back. Justin Medlock then recovered the ensuing kickoff for the Mavs to set up Donovan Eaglin’s 11-yard touchdown run for a 14-0 Mavs’ lead. Luis Moreno booted a 39-yard field goal a few minutes later. Joining Eaglin with scoring runs in the contest was Caleb Jordan and Isiah Jackson. The Mavs have an open date this weekend and next play a road game against Houston Sterling on Oct. 24 at Barnett Stadium.

     

    Lady Mavs closing in on district title – The Manvel Lady Mavericks moved a step closer to securing the 24-5A volleyball title with a 25-15, 25-21 and 25-9 sweep over Terry on Oct. 15 in Rosenberg. Manvel improved to 34-6 overall with the victory and 12-0 in district play. Leading the way for the Lady Mavs was Aryn Johnson with 10 kills and 12 digs for a double double, while Morgan Smith added 10 kills, six digs, four blocks and two aces and Ceci Harness chipped in 27 assists and four digs. The Lady Mavs next host Lamar Consolidated on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks ease past Ball High – The Shadow Creek Sharks claimed a 49-6 victory over Ball High on Oct. 11 at Courville Stadium in Galveston. The Sharks improved to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in the 10-5A Division I football standings with the victory. Jay’Veon Bell rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns, while Kelvon Brown added 110 yards in 12 carries on the ground and one TD. C.J. Brown also intercepted a pass on Galveston’s first possession and returned it 20 yards for a defensive score. Randy Masters grabbed a TD pass from quarterback Tyron Drones as well. Shadow Creek delivered 450 total offensive yards and limited the Tors to only 80 total yards. Shadow Creek next hosts Friendswood on Oct. 18 at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Sharks take over second place – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks defeated Foster in four sets by 25-16, 22-25, 28-26 and 25-18 scores on Oct. 15 in Richmond to take sole possession of second place in the 24-5A volleyball standings. The Lady Sharks improved to 25-13 overall and 11-2 in the district standings. Alexis Williams delivered yet another triple double performance with 13 digs, 28 digs and 25 assists to lead the way, while Michelle Murphy dished out 21 assists and 13 digs for a double double and Arianne Renaud provided 14 kills and three blocks. The Lady Sharks next host Fort Bend Marshall on Oct. 18 in Pearland at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

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    Lady Jackets pick up first district win – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets defeated Dickinson in four sets by 25-14, 25-20, 26-28 and 25-18 scores on Oct. 4 in Alvin. The win was the first for Alvin in 24-6A volleyball play and improved the Lady Jackets’ record to 14-12 overall. Teresa Garza paced Alvin with 18 kills and five service aces, while Ana Garza also delivered a big evening with 10 kills, five solo blocks and four block assists. Anni Shewmake also provided double figures with 39 assists, while Marrik Hooker added 24 digs and Lindsay Parthum chipped in 22 digs. The Lady Jackets next host Clear Lake Friday night at 6 p.m.

     

    Broussard scores rushing TD – Ronald Broussard rushed for 77 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown in the Alvin Yellowjackets’ 24-6A football opener with Clear Lake on Oct. 5 in League City. Broussard rambled for a 15-yard scoring run midway through the second period and Austin Almaraz-Ruiz booted a 36-yard field goal as time ran out in the first half. Leon Bell also had a pair of sacks on defense for Alvin. The Jackets next host Clear Creek on Thursday at AISD’s Memorial Stadium for homecoming at 7 p.m.

     

     

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    Mavericks cruise past Madison – The Manvel Mavericks captured a 55-0 shutout victory over Houston Madison on Oct. 4 at Butler Stadium in Houston. Manvel improved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the 11-5A Division II football standings. The Mavs erupted for 28 first quarter points and never looked back in Friday’s contest. Quarterback Tucker Yarborough went in from a yard out, while Donovan Eaglin (29 yards) and Davyon Henderson (27 yards) added rushing TD’s as well. Yarborough (12 of 20 for 204 yards, 4 TD’s) also hit Jalen Walthall with a 20-yard TD toss. The Mavs next host Houston Milby on Friday at AISD’s Freedom Field at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs sweep Willowridge – The Manvel Lady Mavericks collected a 25-9, 25-9 and 25-15 straight set sweep over Willowridge on Oct. 4 in Houston. The league-leading Lady Mavs improved to 32-6 overall and 10-0 in the 24-5A volleyball standings. Devyn Lewis joined Mya Singleton and Morgan Smith with eight kills apiece, while Ceci Harness dished out 24 assists and Singleton reached double digits in the dig department with 12. Manvel next hosts Angleton on Friday at 6:30.m.

     

     

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    Sharks blank Texas City 34-0 – Shadow Creek busted loose for 27 second half points and blanked Texas City 34-0 Friday night in 10-5A Division I football action at AISD’s Freedom Field. Shadow Creek improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the district standings. Kelvon Brown opened the scoring for the Sharks with a one-yard run in the second period, while offensive lineman Greg Brown recovered a teammate’s fumble in the end zone during the third quarter for SC’s second score. Quarterback Tyron Drones threw scoring passes of 3 and 64 yards to Jahkin Middleton and Randy Masters, respectively. Jaylen Lane and Kullen Murrell both had interceptions for the Sharks on defense. Shadow Creek next plays Ball High at Galveston’s Courville Stadium Friday night at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Sharks defeat Terry in four sets – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks traveled to Rosenberg on Tuesday and defeated Terry by 25-18, 25-16, 23-25 and 25-11 scores in 24-5A volleyball action. Shadow Creek moved its record to 23-13 overall and 9-2 in district with the victory. Alexis Williams led the way with a triple double performance, which featured 15 kills, 14 assists and 19 digs. Aliyah Priestley and Halle Sanders also shined on the defensive end with 19 digs apiece, while Deja Bejamin blocked eight shots and Sanders blocked five shots. The Lady Sharks next host Lamar Consolidated on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

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    Horsfall gains weekly conference defensive nod – Former Alvin Lady Yellowjacket volleyball standout Taylor Horsfall was named the American Conference’s defensive player of the week for the second time this season. Horsfall, a senior at Tulsa University, tallied 7.67 digs per set, as the Golden Hurricane are off to a 2-0 conference start. Horsfall posted a season-high 38 digs in the conference opener against Wichita State. Taylor ranks eighth nationally and leads the American with 5.53 digs per set and is one of two players to eclipse 300 digs this season in the conference.

     

     

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    Mavericks defeat Northside – The Manvel Mavericks collected a 71-20 homecoming victory over Houston Northside on Sept. 27 at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. Manvel moved its record to 5-0 overall and to a league-leading 3-0 in the 11-5A Division II football standings. Quarterback Tucker Yarborough fired a 90-yard touchdown pass to Malachi McLean to get the Mavs rolling, while Rashad Deese and Isiash King grabbed 20 and 11-yard scoring strikes. Donovan Eaglin added a 23-yard run to the end zone and Luis Moreno booted a 39-yard field goal. The Mavs next play Houston Madison on Friday at Butler Stadium in Houston. Kickoff is 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs increase lead in district– The Manvel Lady Mavericks increased their lead in the 24-5A volleyball standings to two games with a hard earned 25-21, 25-19, 21-25 and 25-19 four-set victory over Shadow Creek Tuesday night in Manvel. The Lady Mavs moved their overall record to 31-6 and 9-0 in district play with the victory. Aryn Johnson provided a double double with 21 kills and 12 digs, while Ceci Harness added 43 assists and three blocks. Hailey Turner also reached double figures with 18 digs, while Kristen Spruill and Morgan Sellers did likewise with 13 and 10 digs, respectively. The Manvel girls next play Willowridge on Friday in Houston at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

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    Sharks roll to 42-14 triumph – Shadow Creek opened 10-5A Division I football play with a bang, defeating Angleton by a 42-14 score on Sept. 27 at Wildcats’ Stadium in Angleton. The Sharks moved their record to 4-0 overall, holding the Wildcats to 213 total yards and forcing five turnovers. Quarterback Tyron Drones (208 yards) passed for a pair of touchdowns and ran for two more scores to lead the SC offense, while Jay`Veon Bell and Kelvon Brown added scoring runs on the ground. Greg Hancock and C.J. Guidry caught the TD passes from Drones. Jaylen Lane intercepted a pair of passes, while C.J. Brown joined Alec Bryant and Ronald Triplette with fumble recoveries The Sharks next host Texas City on Friday at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. Kickoff is 7 p.m.

     

    Williams delivers triple double performance – Lady Sharks’ senior Alexis Williams delivered a triple double performance with 11 kills, 15 assists and 12 digs in the Lady Sharks’ four set defeat at Manvel on Tuesday. Despite the defeat, the Lady Sharks (21-13 overall, 7-2 in 24-5A volleyball standings) remain in second place in the district. Halle Sanders also provided 11 kills in the contest and Aliyah Priestley added 18 digs. Shadow Creek next hosts Angleton on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

     

     

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    Lady Jackets give Falls tight match – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets dropped a straight set decision to Clear Falls by 19-25, 13-25 and 18-25 scores in 24-6A volleyball action Tuesday in League City. Match totals for Alvin (13-10 overall, 0-3 in district) included Teresa Garza with 18 kills, Amni Shewmake with 19 assists and Marrik Hooker with five kills. The Lady Jackets next play Clear Springs on Friday in League City at 4 p.m.

     

     

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    Mavericks outlast Marshall in classic – The Manvel Mavericks outlasted Fort Bend Marshall 38-34 in an 11-5A Division II football classic on Sept. 20 at Hall Stadium in Missouri City. Manvel moved its record to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in district with the victory. Tucker Yarborough threw touchdown passes of 16 yards to Jalen Walthall, 25 yards to Zion Johnkins and 11 yards to Jalen Paxton. Donovan Eaglin chipped in a three-yard scoring run and Jordon Vaughn rambled in from 31 yards out. Kaelan Cox came up with the game’s biggest defensive play with a sack in the closing seconds to thwart a potentially winning TD drive by Marshall. The Mavs next host Northside on Friday at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. Kickoff is 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs sweep Marshall – The league-leading Manvel Lady Mavericks cruised to a 25-13, 25-8 and 25-14 volleyball sweep over Fort Bend Marshall on Tuesday in Missouri City. Ceci Harness dished out 31 assists, while Aryn Johnson provided 13 aces and 13 digs for a double double to complement seven kills. Harness (871) and Johnson (383) lead the Houston area in kills and assists, respectively. Morgan Smith also reached double figures with 10 kills and Kristen Spruill added nine digs. The Lady Mavs (29-6 overall, 7-0 in 24-5A) next host Hightower on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

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    Williams, Sanders rank among area leaders – Shadow Creek Lady Sharks’ Alexis Williams and Halle Sanders rank among the Houston area volleyball statistical leaders. Williams is second in total kills (281), sixth in assists (374) and 10th in digs (263), while Sanders is ninth in kills (234). The Lady Sharks (20-12 overall, 6-1 in 24-5A) were idle Tuesday and next play Willowridge on Friday in Houston at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

     

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    Lady Jackets drop league opener to Lake – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets dropped a four-set decision to Clear Lake in the 24-6A volleyball opener on Sept. 17 in Houston by 22-25, 25-21, 20-25 and 22-25 scores. Teresa Garza paced the Lady Jackets (13-8 overall) with 18 kills. The Lady Jackets next host Clear Creek on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

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    Mavericks top Sharpstown – The Manvel Mavericks rolled to a 76-0 victory over Houston Sharpstown in their 11-5A Division II football opener on Sept. 12 at Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. The Mavs also improved to 3-0 overall with the win. Manvel scored on its first 11 possessions with quarterback Tucker Yarborough completed 13 of 14 passes for 192 yards and five touchdowns. Linebacker Edwin Law also recovered an Apollos’ fumble in the end zone for a defensive touchdown. Davyon Henderson had scoring receptions of 17 and 19 yards, while Jalen Paxton grabbed a 45-yard TD reception and Jalen Walthall had a 44-yard scoring catch. Donovan Eaglin (13 yards) joined Jordon Vaughn (2 yards), Caleb Jordan (1 yard) and Isaih Jackson (23 yards) with scoring runs in the contest. The Mavs next play Fort Bend Marshall on Friday at Hall Stadium in Missouri City at 7 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs sweep Lamar Consolidated – The Manvel Lady Mavericks maintained their grip atop the 24-6A volleyball standings with a 25-11, 25-14 and 25-11 straight set sweep over Lamar Consolidated on Sept. 17 in Rosenberg. Manvel improved to 27-6 overall and 5-0 in district with the victory. Hailey Turner delivered a double double with 14 kills and 14 digs, while Aryn Johnson and Morgan Smith added 11 kills apiece and Ceci Harness dished out 40 assists. Kristen Spruill also had 19 digs in the contest and Mya Singleton chipped in seven kills. The Lady Mavs next host Foster on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks defeat Elsik – The Shadow Creek Sharks defeated Alief Elsik by a 63-7 in non-district football action on Sept. 13 at AISD Freedom Field in Iowa Colony. Jorge Jones blocked an Elsik punt and also caught the deflected ball in the end zone for a special teams’ touchdown, while Kyron Drones fired scoring passes of 5 and 43 yards to Seth Jones and Jared Jackson (31 yards) and Trent Mcgaughey (five yards) also had scoring receptions in the contest. Jaiden Scott added a 12-yard interception return for a defensive score as well. The Sharks improved to 3-0 with the victory and next open 10-5A Division I play at Angleton on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

     

     

    Lady Sharks cruise to sweep over Foster – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks improved to 4-1 in the 24-5A volleyball standings and 18-12 overall with a 25-13, 25-20 and 25-16 sweep over Foster on Sept. 13 in Pearland. The Lady Sharks were led by Anaya Duncan’s 10 kills, 23 assists by Alexis Williams and 19 digs by Amber Johnson. The Lady Sharks next host Hightower on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Lady Yellowjackets win in four sets – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets closed out non-district volleyball play with a 25-14, 25-18, 24-26 and 25-22 four-set victory over Brazoswood on Tuesday at the AHS Competition Gym. The Lady Jackets improved to 13-7 with the victory and open District 24-5A play with Clear Lake on Sept. 17 in Houston at 6:30 p.m. Leading the way for Alvin on Tuesday was Teresa Garza with 18 kills and 25 digs for a double double, Anni Shewmake with 27 assists, Abby Kincaide with 12 assists, Marrik Hooker with nine digs and Ana Garza with seven kills.

     

    Jackets’ defense creates five turnovers against Kempner – The Alvin Yellowjackets’ defense created five turnovers in their home football opener against Kempner on Sept. 6. Linebacker Hayden Barron recovered a pair of fumbles for Alvin, while Angel Lopez joined fellow linebackers Jax Gordon and Thomas Gabel with recoveries. Other Alvin highlights included quarterback Gavin Gutherie scrambling 14 yards for a first down and other first down carries went to Daniel Blume, Ronald Broussard and QB Brayden Vincent. The Jackets next play Tompkins on Saturday at Rhodes Stadium in Katy at 7 p.m.

     

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    Mavericks edge Crosby for second win – The Manvel Mavericks collected a 39-27 victory in non-district football action over Crosby on Sept. 5 at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony to improve to 2-0 for the season. Mavs’ quarterback Tucker Yarborough passed for 308 yards with scoring passes of 30, 15 and 23 yards to Jalen Walthall and 65 yards to Jalen Paxton. Lineman Deundre Potts also had an interception to set up a Manvel touchdown and the Mavs’ defense came up with a pair of clutch fourth down stops in the fourth quarter, as well. The Mavs next host Sharpstown on Thursday at Freedom Field at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcasted by KACC 89.7 FM. The pregame show starts at 6:45.

     

    Lady Mavs sweep Angleton on road – The Manvel Lady Mavericks moved their record to 3-0 in 24-5A volleyball action with a 25-16, 25-13 and 25-11 sweep at Angleton on Tuesday. Aryn Johnson led the way for the 25-6 Lady Mavs with 14 kills and 10 aces along with eight digs, while Morgan Smith added 11 kills, four blocks and three aces and Ceci Harness chipped in 31 assists and two blocks. Other match totals for Manvel included Loryn Flores with 12 digs, Kristen Spruill with eight digs and Devyn Lewis with six kills. The Lady Mavs next host Rosenberg Terry on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Sharks blank Magnolia in home opener - The Shadow Creek Sharks rolled to a 49-0 home opening victory over Magnolia in non-district football action on Sept. 6 at AISD’s Freedom Field to improve to 2-0 for the season. Quarterback Kyron Drones ran for TD’s of 31 and one yards, while passing for 279 yards with scoring passes of two yards to Seth Jones, 82 yards to Carlton Guidry, 25 yards to Randy Masters and 30 yards to Kelvon Brown. Jay`veon Bell added a 15-yard TD run and the SC defensive trio of Greg Brown, Jorge Jones and Chancellar Byers had fumble recoveries. The Sharks next host Alief Elsik on Sept. 13 at Freedom Field at 7 p.m.

     

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    Olszewski makes Super Bowl champs’ roster – Former Alvin Yellowjacket Gunner Olszewski officially made the defending Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots’ 53-man roster last weekend. Olszewski, who signed as a free agent last May, returned nine punts during the preseason for 118 yards and four kickoffs for 95 yards, while grabbing five receptions on seven targets for 69 yards, one rush for seven yards and one tackle. The Patriots and Olszewski open the regular season by hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at 7:20 p.m. The game will be televised by NBC.

     

    Lady Yellowjackets capture second place at Santa Fe Tournament – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets captured second place at the Santa Fe Volleyball Tournament last weekend. The Lady Jackets won five of six matches at the tourney with all-tournament honors going to Teresa Garza, Marrik Hooker and Lindsay Parthum. The Alvin girls also edged La Porte in five sets at home by 22-25, 25-19, 25-18, 19-25 and 15-7 scores on Sept. 3. Teresa Garza led the way with 22 kills and 23 digs for a double double, while Hooker added seven kills and 14 digs and Ana Garza chipped in seven kills and six blocks. Setters Anni Shewmake and Abby Kincade also combined for 45 assists. The Lady Jackets next play at Barbers Hill Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Jackets fall to Stratford in football opener – The Alvin Yellowjackets dropped a 28-0 decision to Stratford in the 2019 football opener on Aug. 29 at Tully Stadium. Drake Fausto recovered the opening kickoff for Alvin, while other highlights included the Jackets owning the time of possession with 17 minutes in the first half and 15 minutes in the second half. Alvin next hosts Kempner in its home opener Friday at AISD’s Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. with the game being broadcasted by KACC 89.7 FM. The pregame show starts at 6:45 p.m.

     

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    Mavericks roll over Lake – The Manvel Mavericks opened their 2019 football season with a 34-6 victory over Clear Lake on Aug. 30 at Challenger Columbia Stadium in League City. Quarterback Tucker Yarborough threw touchdown passes of 18, 37 and 21 yards to Zion Johnkins, while Jalen Paxton had a 23-yard scoring reception. Jordon Vaughn also opened the scoring for Manvel with a first period run of four yards. Williams Evans recovered a pair of fumbles for the Mavs’ defense as well. Manvel next hosts Crosby on Thursday at AISD’s Freedom Field in Iowa Colony at 7 p.m. KACC 89.7 FM will broadcast the game with the pregame show starting at 6:45 p.m.

     

    Lady Mavs’ volleyball sweeps Willowridge – The Manvel Lady Mavericks moved their record to 2-0 in 24-5A volleyball play with a 25-12, 25-5 and 25-11 home volleyball sweep over Willowridge on Sept. 3. Ceci Harness dished out 28 assists and 11 digs for a double double, while Aryn Johnson delivered 10 kills, nine digs and eight aces for the Lady Mavs, who also improved to 23-6 overall. Hailey Turner added eight kills in the contest and Morgan Smith chipped in seven kills. The Lady Mavs next host Port Neches-Groves Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

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    Sharks collect 64-14 victory in opener - The Shadow Creek Sharks, who finished their inaugural season by competing for a state title, also opened their second season year on a banner note with a 64-14 triumph over Summer Creek on Aug. 31 at Turner Stadium in Humble. The Sharks’ defense accounted for 23 points in the contest with C.J. Brown returning interceptions of 29 and 28 yards, while Alec Bryant went 40 yards with a fumble return and also sacked the Bulldogs’ quarterback in the end zone for a safety. SC quarterback Tyron Drones also had a big night, throwing TD passes of 34 and 55 yards to Seth Jones, 10 yards to Greg Hancock and 16 yards to Jared Jackson. Jay`Veon Bell added a one-yard run, as well. The Sharks next host Magnolia in their home opener on Friday at AISD’s Freedom Field at 7 p.m.

     

     

    Lady Sharks defeat Texas City in four games – The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks collected a non-district volleyball four-set win over Texas City by 25-13, 25-22, 19-25 and 25-11 scores on Aug. 30 in Pearland. Alexis Williams led the way with a triple double, which featured 13 kills, 25 assists and 25 digs. Halle Sanders also delivered 16 kills in the contest and Ella Hestand added 21 digs. The Lady Sharks next host Rosenberg Terry on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

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    Lady Jackets drop five squeaker to Dobie – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets dropped a five-set squeaker to Dobie on Tuesday in Houston by 25-23, 19-25, 25-20, 20-25 and13-15 scores. The Lady Jackets next host Hightower Friday at 6:30 p.m. and conclude tournament play at Santa Fe on Saturday. Alvin then hosts La Porte on Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

     

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    Lady Mavs win 13th straight –The Manvel Lady Mavericks maintained their recent hot streak into 24-5A volleyball play, collecting a 25-20, 25-17 and 25-20 straight set league opening victory over Shadow Creek on Tuesday in Pearland. The win was the Manvel’s 13th straight and moved their overall record to 17-4. The Lady Mavs were led by Aryn Johnson’s 12 kills, eight digs and two aces, Hailey Turner’s 10 kills and 11 digs for a double double, 10 kills and five blocks by Morgan Smith, nine kills by Mya Singleton and 39 assists by Ceci Harness. The Lady Mavs next compete at the Clear Creek ISD Tournament this weekend and will also play at non-district road match at Santa Fe Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

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    Lady Sharks split eight matches at Rouse Tournament  - The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks split their eight matches at the Rouse Tournament last weekend. Shadow Creek posted wins over Barbers Hill, Santa Fe and Seven Lakes. The Lady Sharks dropped their district opener to Manvel at home on Tuesday night by 20-25, 17-25 and 20-25 scores. Alexis Williams led the offense with 13 kills, while defensive standouts included Aaliyah Priestly with 13 digs and Amber Johnson with 12 digs. Shadow Creek next plays a non-district home match against Texas City Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

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    Lady Jackets sweep Pasadena High – Junior outside hitter Teresa Garza delivered a double double with 26 kills and 10 digs and junior setter Anni Shewmake dished out 37 assists, as the Alvin Lady Yellowjackets rolled to a 25-19, 25-2 and 25-8 volleyball sweep over Pasadena High on Aug. 20 in Alvin. Lindsay Parthum also provided eight digs and Lulu Hernandez added seven digs and three aces, while Hannah Webster chipped in five kills. The Lady Jackets next play Dobie on Aug. 27 in Houston at 6:30 p.m. and compete at the Santa Fe Tourney on Aug. 29.

     

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    Lady Mavs win Dickinson Tourney title –The Manvel Lady Mavericks went a perfect 6-0 to win the tournament title at Dickinson last weekend with all-tourney honors going to seniors Ceci Harness and Morgan Smith and juniors Aryn Johnson and Hailey Turner. The 15-4 Manvel girls completed the weekend at Dickinson with wins over Dickinson, Richmond Foster and Shadow Creek. The Lady Mavs then picked up a 25-18, 25-17 and 25-16 home sweep over Cy Creek on Aug. 20 behind Harness’ 40 assists and Johnson’s double double performance with 19 kills and 12 digs. Smith also had 13 kills in the match. The Lady Mavs next host Clear Lake on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Lady Sharks capture runner-up honors  - The Shadow Creek Lady Sharks went an impressive 5-1 to capture runner-up honors at the Dickinson Tournament on Aug. 17 and all-tourney honors went to Alexis Williams, Halle Sanders and Deja Benjamin. The Sharks posted Saturday wins over Alvin and Friendswood to advance to the title game. The Lady Sharks then dropped a tough five set decision at home to Cy Ranch by 25-20, 25-27, 24-26, 26-24 and 12-15 scores on Aug. 20 in Pearland. Shadow Creek next competes at the Rouse Tournament this weekend.

     

     

     

    Alvin Yellowjacket Report

     

    Lady Jackets start Dickinson Tourney with two wins – The Alvin Lady Yellowjackets picked up a pair of wins to open up pool play at the Gator Volleyball Classic in Dickinson on Thursday. The Lady Jackets defeated Angleton and then edged Texas City in three sets by 25-17, 23-25 and 25-22. The win over TC helped the Alvin girls bounce back from their opening season defeat to the Lady Stings in Texas City on Aug. 6. The Lady Jackets open the 2019 season under new head coach Sasha Blake and will next host Shadow Creek Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Pasadena on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.

     

     

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    Lady Mavs roll to seven straight wins –The Manvel Lady Mavericks went 3-0 on their first day of pool play at the Gator Volleyball Classic on Aug. 15 and also picked up a non-district win over Alvin at home on Aug. 13. In their 25-11, 25-13 and 25-16 sweep over Alvin, senior setter Ceci Harness dished out 33 assists and junior outside hitter Aryn Johnson and senior middle blocker Morgan Smith combined for 27 kills. The Manvel girls then posted wins over Galveston Ball, Baytown Sterling and Friendswood at Dickinson on Aug. 15. The Lady Mavs next host Dickinson Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Cy Creek on Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

     

    Shadow Creek Shark Report

     

    Lady Sharks sweep Summer Creek – Alexis Williams delivered a double double performance with 12 kills and 12 assists and Aaliyah Priestly added 17 digs, as the Shadow Creek Lady Sharks rolled to a 25-18, 25-23 and 25-12 sweep over Summer Creek on Aug. 13 in Humble. Shadow Creek also went 3-0 during the first day of pool play at the Gator Classic in Dickinson on Thursday. The Lady Sharks next play at Alvin Friday at 6:30 p.m. and then host Cy Ranch on Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m.