banner_yolandeManvel senior duo of quarterback Julian Walker and running back Trenard Taplin combined for 341 yards of total offense and 5 touchdowns to help the Mavericks capture the District 24-4A Championship with a 44-21 victory over the Dawson Eagles at “The Rig” in Pearland, Texas.

Yolande Y. Lezine, Sports EditorForward Times High School Football Predictions and Recap for Week 10.

North Shore runs past KingwoodNorth Shore runs past Kingwood

by Yolande Y. Lezine

Sports Editor


The North Shore Mustangs ran past the Kingwood Mustangs 48-28 in front of a sellout crowd at Galena Park ISD Stadium.


North Shore, ranked # 4 in the area in Class 5A broke open a close game in the fourth quarter outscoring Kingwood 20-7 in route to a homecoming win. North Shore’s defense led by senior Arnold Robinson and sophomore’s Trevon Tate and NaJee Toran made huge plays in the last three minutes of the game.

090711_Brendon Ellis

 Brendon Ellis, 10 years old, of Houston, TX, has been named to the 3rd Annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl. Brendon, a Defensive Lineman for The Westfield Cowboys, will join dozens of peers in his age group nationwide in an East meets West clash that is part of a week-long series of events leading up to the nationally-televised, 6th-annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, an All-Star football game of similar format showcasing 80 of the top high school seniors in the country. Brendon was selected from a group of young athletes numbering in the thousands across the country to participate in this one-of-a-kind All-Star game.

Football Coach Ray SealsFormer Madison High School Football Coach Ray Seals has officially called it a career by announcing his retirement after 46 years in the Houston Independent School District.

For the past two years, Coach Seals has agonized over the decision to walk away from the game, but it was mostly his desire to help mentor his players.


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