Agustin Gutierrez has heard the story many times: patients looking for mental health care get turned away from hospitals and doctors because they aren’t insured or can’t pay the bills.Gutierrez, a licensed counselor focusing on substance abuse and mental health issues, said that even when patients do find a doctor or counselor willing to treat them, they face long wait times, a demoralizing prospect for those suffering from depression. click here complete story
Coach Leslie Madison and her Woodlands Lady Highlander volleyball team had one team standing between them and their goal to become state champions and realize their “New Team, Same Dream” 2014 slogan. So, what did they do? They did what clutch performers do, they took it to the Clear Falls Lady Knights (33-11) to the tune of a 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 27-25) victory and made history by being the first Texas UIL-6A volleyball state champion. click here for complete story
College Park’s Connor Meaux and The Woodlands’ boys team qualified for the Nike Cross Nationals next month in Portland after a qualifying race Saturday in The Woodlands.
Meaux placed fifth among individual runners in the Nike Cross Nationals South Regional held at the Bear Branch Soccer Fields, finishing with a time of 15 minutes, 56.21 seconds. click here for complete story
And still, The Woodlands remains the best team in Texas, capping off the season by beating Clear Falls 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 27-25 at the Culwell Center to successfully defend its state championship. Click here for complete story
A substitute teacher at the ninth grade campus of Oak Ridge High School has been suspended pending an investigation into the allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. According to a 15-year old female student, the teacher made sexual advances towards her. click here for complete story
FOX Sports Southwest will provide live webcasts of the UIL Volleyball State Tournament finals on Saturday, Nov. 22 from the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas.
The live web streams will include championship matches in all classifications. Chase Hernandez and Laura Alford will call the action. Fans can watch the internet broadcasts on FoxSportsSouthwest.com by clicking on the UIL championship banner located on the home page on the day of the event. click here for complete story
Friday night’s sequel was much more entertaining than the blockbuster original. And a lot more stressful for The Woodlands volleyball team.
The Lady Highlanders swept San Antonio Churchill to win last year’s 5A state championship.
Friday’s rematch in the 6A semifinals went five sets, with The Woodlands (39-3) surviving a match point for an 18-25, 25-21, 25-19, 17-15 victory. The Lady Highlanders will meet Clear Falls (33-10) in an all-Houston final at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Curtis Culwell Center. click here for complete story and photo gallery
A Conroe School District substitute teacher has been suspended, pending an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct with students. A 15-year-old Oak Ridge High School Ninth Grade Campus student says the teacher made sexual advances towards her.
“When I walked off, he put his hand on my lower back and rubbed his hand across my butt,” the 15-year-old girl told ABC13.
The ninth grader claims the teacher started by showing her and a few other girls naked photos of women on a website. click here for complete story and video
Delvin Palmer scored 23 points and Conroe teammate Myron Wright added 19 as the Tigers defeated Huntsville 90-83 on Friday in the Dawghouse Invitational in Magnolia.
The Woodlands 55, Booker T. Washington 41: Cameron Burkett led the Highlanders with 18 points while Clay Creighton added six.
College Park splits two in McDonald’s tourney: College Park came up short in a 56-48 loss to Fort Bend Bush before bouncing back with a 47-38 victory over Kingwood in the McDonald’s Texas Invitational in Pasadena.
The Woodlands 44, Bellaire 17: The Woodlands earned its first victory of the season at the McDonald’s tournament, improving to 1-4.
Realignment has brought increased challenges for College Park
Atascocita ended College Park’s playoff run last season, winning 78-53 in the Class 6A regional quarterfinals.
Now it’s aiming for the Cavaliers’ district title.
The most recent UIL alignment has the two reigning district champs in the same district, District 16-6A, which, combined with the standout programs at The Woodlands and Kingwood, makes for a loaded field. click here for complete story
There will be plenty of familiar faces walking around the Curtis Culwell Center when The Woodlands arrives at the arena today for the semifinals of the Class 6A state volleyball tournament.
All four teams — Amarillo, Clear Falls, San Antonio Churchill and, of course, the Lady Highlanders — were there last season as well. The Woodlands won the Class 5A title, and Amarillo took the 4A crown. click here for complete story and photos
It was a slow start for both teams in Thursday’s Day One finale of the 2014 Dawghouse Invitational between Oak Ridge and host Magnolia.
The Bulldogs (3-0) and the War Eagles, both coming off wins earlier in the day, struggled from the field but in the end Magnolia had enough shots fall to walk away with the 57-47 win and a perfect start to the tournament. click here for complete story
The College Park boys split their two games at the Texas Invitational at South Houston High School, defeating Dekaney 66-56 and falling to Lancaster 74-53. click here for complete story
With its 152,000-square-foot warehouse well-stocked with pallets upon pallets of bulk goods, Costco Wholesale is raring and ready to open its doors to shoppers in The Woodlands on Friday.
The popular international warehouse-style chain — which sells everything from groceries and bakery items to furniture and electronics — came to The Woodlands with a $2.3 million tax incentive from The Woodlands Township and brought about 250 jobs, half of which were given to local new hires. Click here for complete story and additional photos
Three trips to the regional finals. Three losses. As a standout high school player at San Antonio Clark and Cy-Fair, The Woodlands coach Leslie Madison never got a chance to play in the UIL state volleyball tournament.
So now that her Lady Highlanders have reached the prestigious final bracket for the third time in five seasons, she understands exactly how much of an accomplishment it is just to reach that plateau. click here for complete story